| May 28, 2012
Fashion students get used to pulling all-nighters in the studio as deadlines approach.
But heading into the 11th annual Driehaus Awards for Fashion Excellence recently, Maribel Dinwiddie thought she could rest easy, knowing her last loose thread had been...
| May 31, 2012
| 10:00 AM
“America’s Next Top Model” Runway Coach
J. Alexander to host Washington, DC’s
4th Annual Fashion Beauty & Lifestyle Expo
The 4th Annual “Fashion, Beauty & Lifestyle Expo” (FBL), a local...
| Jul 8, 2012
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...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 10:33 AM
Chicago fashion designers have a chance to impress producers from NBC's "Fashion Star" with their creations during a July 22 casting call at Macy's.
"Fashion Star" is looking for 12 innovative designers for its second season. The show's ultimate winner...
| Oct 28, 2012
It was 150 years after his patent went into effect, but John Landis Mason's glass jars with seal-tight lids experienced a renaissance in 2008 — although it wasn't for the use he'd originally intended. Instead of pickling vegetables or preserving...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 3:06 PM
As the weather has gotten warmer, take a minute and look around town. Do you see a trend of baggy clothes and emaciated limbs — a waifish, androgynous, broken-doll sort of look? We all know someone like this. Think of a young Kate Moss. They call...
| Feb 15, 2012
Gayle Anderson was live in Downtown Los Angeles to see the new exhibit "Art of Motion Picture Costume Design." According to this February 12th, 2012 article by Booth Moore, Los Angeles Times Fashion Critic:
After two decades, the annual exhibition...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 10:43 PM
Ruth Overby, 85, has been entering Make It With Wool contests for decades and is now passing on her wisdom to 12-year-old Sadie Vander Wal.
Overby competes in the professional category because she has won the state Make It With Wool competition before....
| Mar 6, 2012
The dental industry makes big money by correcting people’s smiles. But now the fashion industry says it’s glam to have a gap. Local experts say fashion always likes to keep things fresh.
They say instead of brushing off people who may have...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 9:15 PM
"Whatever their dream is, we try to make it happen," says Joan Steele, executive director of the 2-year-old nonprofit Toby's Dream Foundation. The wish-granting foundation has already fulfilled dreams for 70 children with chronic medical conditions and...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 12:48 PM
At least 112 people were killed in a fire in a multistory garment factory just outside Bangladesh's capital.
An additional 12 people who suffered injuries after jumping from the seven-story factory died later in the hospital.
| Nov 9, 2012
| 6:14 AM
“End of an Era: Past Identity / Future Vision”, an exhibit of photos by Harrison Judd, will be at Artspace Gallery, 480 Main St. in Willimantic, starting with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, until Sunday, Dec. 2.