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  • Gisele Bündchen talks about modeling, her family and 'Gisele & the Green Team'

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

    Buddy system
    The fashion world has plenty of dynamic male duos: Dolce & Gabbana, Viktor & Rolf, Proenza Schouler. Pairs of females, though, have been in short supply. Until now. Here we present four fashion sets: a pair of onetime models, a pair of former editors, a...
  • See late fashion photographer Irving Penn's work at the Getty Center [Updated]

     
    Make a date to catch the late fashion photographer Irving Penn???s work at the Getty Center. Penn, whose portraits of fashion, celebrity and food graced the covers and pages of Vogue since 1943, died Wednesday at age 92. An exhibition......
  • Monster Mash: France's cultural scandal; Irving Penn remembered; Brian Wilson's new gig

     
    -- Center of controversy: France's cultural minister Fr??d??ric Mitterrand faces pressure to resign over an admission in his 2005 autobiography that he had sex with boys. (Guardian and Le Monde) -- Legendary artist: Irving Penn, the photographer who...
  • Q&A with Mark Liddell, celebrity and fashion photographer

     
    The job title "celebrity photographer" can take on various meanings. There are the icons of the trade who could very well be famous names in their own right -- those with expansive lofts and high-quality costumes and visions who can......
  • Theater brawl: Yes, L.A.'s cup runneth over

     
    Stereotypes stick in your craw because of their willful obliviousness. One that I’ve had to contend with as the theater critic for The Times is the notion that L.A. isn’t a theater town. “I didn’t know they had theater there,”......
  • Art review: Sharon Lockhart at Blum and Poe

     
    From Lewis Hine to Irving Penn, photographs of workers have alternately exposed inhumane conditions and fostered nostalgia for "honest labor." In her latest exhibition at Blum and Poe, Sharon Lockhart puts a twist on this conflicted tradition, making...
  • Sam Mendes jumps onto the James Bond gravy train

     
    No, this isn't an April Fool's prank. According to both the LAT's Hero Complex and the Hollywood Reporter, Sam Mendes, the wonderfully cerebral and cultured filmmaker who once upon a time won an Oscar for "American Beauty," is in discussions......
  • Paris Fashion Week: For Balenciaga, Balmain and Rick Owens, it's all in the packaging

     
    It's probably no coincidence that for his first runway collection since the launch of the Balenciaga Paris fragrance last month, house designer Nicolas Ghesquiere let his imagination run wild with the concept of packaging. Packaging is of paramount...