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  • Lillian Bassman dies at 94; renowned fashion photographer

    Lillian Bassman dies at 94; renowned fashion photographer
    "I didn't bring you to Paris to make art; I brought you here to do the buttons and bows," Harper's Bazaar editor Carmel Snow famously snapped at photographer Lillian Bassman during a fashion shoot for the magazine in the late 1940s. But Bassman's fashion...
  • Gisele BŁndchen talks about modeling, her family and 'Gisele & the Green Team'

    Gisele Bündchen talks about modeling, her family and 'Gisele & the Green Team'
    Supermodel Gisele BŁndchen has been canonized in British newspaper the Independent as "the biggest star in fashion history." So, since BŁndchen (at age 30) already has the making-history thing nailed, she's focused on adding the future to her rťsumť &#...
  • Highlights from the Paris menswear runway shows

    Highlights from the Paris menswear runway shows
    PARIS — When it came to theatrics, the Paris leg of the recent menswear shows was as full as the generously cut trousers that filled the runways. And, though the designers in Milan and Paris don't always mine the same trends, for fall/winter 2011...
  • The photographers of 'Three Boys From Pasadena'

    The photographers of 'Three Boys From Pasadena'
    The old master spent his winter months at the Chateau Marmont, sitting beneath the palms, the white canopies and its distinctively European tower on the Sunset Strip. Photographer Helmut Newton was as recognizable there as his famous subjects, dining on...
  • Paris Fashion Week: John Galliano en pointe with Nureyev-inspired collection

     
    Sure, "Black Swan" has made ballet a motif of the moment, but for his Fall and Winter 2011 menswear collection, John Galliano sought inspiration from a ballet superstar of another era -- Rudolf Nureyev. Down a runway so crowded with......
  • Coco Chanel: Fashion house says Coco not a Nazi

     
    Coco Chanel: Fashion house Chanel denies a new book's allegation that label founder Coco Chanel was a Nazi spy, citing her relationships with the Rothschild family, the photographer Irving Penn, the well-known French writer Joseph Kessel -- who were all...
  • Fashion: Giles Deacon out at Ungaro. Kendall Jenner's runway debut.

     
    Giles Deacon becomes sixth designer in six years to leave Emanuel Ungaro (which famously hired Lindsay Lohan a few seasons back). And Kardashian sibling Kendall Jenner made her runway debut at New York Fashion Week....
  • Fashion News: Oscar nominee Viola Davis sits with Anna Wintour

     
    Oscar nominee Viola Davis sat between Vogue's Anna Wintour and Andre Leon Talley at Vera Wang's show. Meanwhile Vogue is taking heat for enhancing its cover photo of Adele, and Lana Del Rey plans to attend the Met Gala....
  • Photographer's mission coming into focus

    Photographer's mission coming into focus
    Barely a decade into his career, photographer Jason Lazarus and his work are everywhere, all the time. From Floridian residencies to solo shows in Cologne, Germany, to single snapshots plucked for local project spaces, Lazarus is a photographic man about...
  • In The Arts

    New announcer named for Pageant The Pageant of the Masters has found a new voice. Richard Doyle has taken over as narrator. Pageant Director Diane Challis Davy announced in a news release last week that the founding artist at South Coast Repertory...
  • Home of The Times: Pasadena home is Walter Herrington's canvas

    What distinguishes Walter Herrington's Pasadena home is not so much the 1950s architecture, which is quite lovely, nor the vista of the arroyo, though that's beautiful too. What sets apart the dwelling are his possessions, more specifically the graphic...
  • Art Center alums pay tribute to mentor Helmut Newton

    Art Center alums pay tribute to mentor Helmut Newton
    The old master spent his winter months at the Chateau Marmont, sitting beneath the palms, the white canopies and its distinctively European tower on the Sunset Strip. Photographer Helmut Newton was as recognizable there as his famous subjects, dining on...