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  • Toms has its alpargata, and now so does Bobs

    Toms has its alpargata, and now so does Bobs
    Have you heard about the Southern California shoe label that sells its own version of the traditional alpargata shoe and has pledged to donate footwear to a needy child for each pair it sells? If you need a hint, the monosyllabic name — which is...
  • At 100, the Zegna textile firm and suit maker is looking good

    At 100, the Zegna textile firm and suit maker is looking good
    The Italian textile manufacturer and men's suit maker Ermenegildo Zegna is scheduled to bring its yearlong, peripatetic centennial celebration to its Beverly Hills store on Tuesday. At almost exactly the same time, New York Fashion Week hits full stride...
  • Shopping: Beach-town boutiques from Venice to Laguna

    Shopping: Beach-town boutiques from Venice to Laguna
    With summer in full swing, it's time to hit the beach — for sunning, yes, but also for shopping. There's a new level of sophistication in shopping along the coast. Locally owned boutiques with a curated point of view are changing the flavor of...
  • The plus-size mystery in women's fashion

    The plus-size mystery in women's fashion
    By the numbers it just doesn't seem right. Nearly 65% of American women are overweight, according to the National Center for Health Statistics, and of those, more than 35% are obese. Yet most designer collections end at size 10. And on hundreds of high-...
  • Majoring in chic at L.A.'s fashion schools

     Majoring in chic at L.A.'s fashion schools
    In a bustling part of downtown L.A., a high-rise is teeming with stylish young women in short skirts and full makeup wheeling small suitcases in and out of elevators on their way to class. They're students at the Fashion Institute of Design &...
  • Letters: Tantalizing and tailor-made

    How fun to read about little Hollywood scandals in the first person ["The 'Sabrina' Mystery," Oct. 24]. I hope you'll have further excerpts from Mr. Dorleac's forthcoming book, or maybe a column about costume design. Deborah Neikirk Hollywood Hills...
  • The holidays: time to sparkle

    The holidays: time to sparkle
    This time of year the outpouring of flash and sparkle is unavoidable; basic black velvet and silk, inevitable. We are encouraged to dress up with silver in the form of bugle beads or bangles that flash at the wrist. And gold? Don't get us started with the...
  • Buying clothes made locally

    Buying clothes made locally
    Watching people shop farmer's markets religiously on Sundays, splurge on locally grown blueberries at Whole Foods and select dishes from fancy menus that name-check family farms got me thinking. Localism is a huge trend in food; why not in fashion? -----...
  • Philip 'Flippy' Hoffman dies at 80; big-wave pioneer co-owned surfwear-related fabric company

    Philip 'Flippy' Hoffman dies at 80; big-wave pioneer co-owned surfwear-related fabric company
    Philip "Flippy" Hoffman, a pioneer of big-wave riding in Hawaii in the 1950s and the co-owner of Mission Viejo-based Hoffman California Fabrics, which supplies printed textiles to the surfwear, quilt and craft industries, has died. He was 80. Hoffman,...
  • PASSINGS: Grant McCune, Roger Milliken

    PASSINGS: Grant McCune, Roger Milliken
    Grant McCune Effects artist shared Oscar for 'Star Wars' Grant McCune, 67, a member of the team that won the Academy Award for visual effects in 1978 for George Lucas' "Star Wars," died Monday at his home in Hidden Hills, said his wife, Kathy. He had...
  • Eugene Goldwasser dies at 88; biochemist was known for anemia drug

    Eugene Goldwasser dies at 88; biochemist was known for anemia drug
    Eugene Goldwasser, the biochemist who isolated and purified the anti- anemia protein erythropoietin — arguably the most important biological drug since insulin — died Friday at his home in Chicago of kidney failure associated with prostate...
  • Pendleton's new indie spirit

    Pendleton's new indie spirit
    Can Pendleton conquer the hipster class? For many, the brand is associated with career clothes and mom jeans, with Indian blankets and plaid shirts worn by the Beach Boys. But Pendleton has been working to attract a new generation of contemporary...