| Apr 28, 2014
| 1:43 PM
A protest in front of the Beverly Hills Hotel on Saturday morning drew close to two dozen people, including members of the fashion industry, charitable arts organizations and a local labor union, united in an effort to draw attention to recent anti-gay...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Will a call by high-profile members of the fashion industry to boycott hotel properties with ties to Brunei because of that country's anti-gay laws be answered beyond the echo chamber of social media?
The answer appears to be yes -- at least in the case...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Is this the end of designer dinners at the Hotel Bel-Air and charity fashion shows at the Beverly Hills Hotel?
If high-profile members of the fashion community have their way, maybe.
Several vocal personalities, including Decades boutique co-owner...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 10:36 AM
Serge Azria, founder the popular women’s clothing lines Joie, Current/Elliott and Equipment, has purchased a two-building site near downtown Los Angeles that will permit him to grow his operations.
Azria bought two buildings for $7.75 million at...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 7:36 AM
It's only March but Pharrell Williams already gets our vote for multi-hyphenate of the year. The latest project involving the music-producing, Grammy-winning, hat-wearing fashion plate is a long-term deal with global apparel and footwear brand Adidas, tha...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The combination of sandals and socks has long been seen as a major footwear faux pas.
And, as recently as last year when British department store Debenhams polled 1,500 customers on what they felt was the most egregious of all fashion offenses,...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In a gallery-like loft space on South La Brea Avenue, rolls of fabrics are displayed by color in rich cascades of texture and pattern. Tags on the rolls make it evident that this is no run-of-the-mill fabric shop: Some are labeled with the names of...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Mukhta Mollah deftly smooths the red fabric and guides it through a whirling sewing machine. She sews side seams on women's blouses bound for America. Eight hours a day or longer in this hot and sweaty factory. Six days a week.
On this day, like every...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Mamas, do let your babies grow up to be creative types -- preferably with skills that would appeal to an Internet company or a software publisher, since, on average, people who design video games and online apps and the like make more money than people...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:20 AM
What did renowned makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin carry in his makeup kit? The answer will be revealed, along with many never-before-seen pieces from Aucoin’s private and professional life, in a special “Icon Gallery” exhibition, open to...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 10:00 PM
If there has ever been a market that goes underestimated, in my opinion it's the female market. It baffles me why some companies insist on ignoring women, especially when it comes to typically "geeky" things like toys, science fiction/fantasy books and...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 12:41 PM
The spring and summer 2014 Tommy Hilfiger menswear collection won't be showing on the New York Fashion Week runway in September, reports fashion industry trade paper Women's Wear Daily.
According to WWD, the label has decided to forgo the traditional...