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  • Olsen twins Mary-Kate, Ashley talk 'Full House' fashion influence

    Olsen twins Mary-Kate, Ashley talk 'Full House' fashion influence
    The Olsen twins have made a new name for themselves in the fashion industry with their luxury brand the Row, but Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen actually sashayed into the world of fashion at a much earlier age when they donned designer duds on the set of...
  • Bangladesh vote thwarted by 'Battling Begums'; outcome called farce

    The last time a parliamentary election in Bangladesh drew such low turnout, the lawmakers elected served only 11 days in office before political turmoil brought down the government. Observers Monday held out little more hope for the lawmakers elected...
  • L.A. stylist and society maven Mary Alice Haney draws her inspiration from Hollywood past and present

    L.A. stylist and society maven Mary Alice Haney draws her inspiration from Hollywood past and present
    Back in the days when Adrian, Edith Head and James Galanos were designing, Los Angeles had fashion workrooms to rival the couture ateliers in Paris. L.A. stylist and society maven Mary Alice Haney wants to bring that dressmaking tradition back with...
  • Style Awards Honor Fashion and Entertainment Insiders

    On the eve of New York Fashion Week, the elite of both the fashion and entertainment industries gathered inside Lincoln Center's exclusive Mercedes Benz tents for the 10th annual Style Awards. Sony Pictures Classics' co-topper Tom Bernard along with...
  • If You're Wearing Houndstooth, You've Been Had

    If You're Wearing Houndstooth, You've Been Had
    It's time to look at this fall's hot new fashions. I heard you've been feeling good about yourself and it's time to take you down a notch. Have you seen any of these clothes? We are told that "houndstooth is the new black." How many of you want to...
  • L.A. well-represented in upcoming CFDA/Vogue Paris showcase

    L.A. well-represented in upcoming CFDA/Vogue Paris showcase
    Southern California-based brands account for half the lineup in an upcoming "Americans in Paris" initiative organized by the Council of Fashion Designers of America and Vogue magazine and sponsored by Tommy Hilfiger. Past West Coast CFDA/Vogue Fashion...
  • Halloween: Is your costume racist? Where's the line?

    Halloween: Is your costume racist? Where's the line?
    Julianne Hough, a white actress, darkens her gorgeous mug, dresses up as a black TV character she admires, and apologizes after she is subjected to an Internet backlash. Some white idiots in Italy put on blackface for a fashion industry Halloween party....
  • Requiem For A Local Textile Mill

    I was saddened to learn that the Warren Mill in Stafford Springs would soon be closing up shop. Some of the finest fabrics in the world were manufactured in this plant. The Warren was slated to go out of business in 1988. Then the Italian firm of Loro...
  • Orlando Bloom, Matthew McConaughey at 'Wolf of Wall Street' premiere

    Kate Upton joined Leonardo DiCaprio, Martin Scorsese, Orlando Bloom (clad in a head-warming beanie), Jonah Hill, Joe Pesci and Fran Lebowitz at the after party for Tuesday night's Manhattan premiere of "The Wolf of Wall Street." Matthew McConaughey and...
  • American Apparel's Dov Charney on the Bangladesh factory collapse

    American Apparel's Dov Charney on the Bangladesh factory collapse
    Say there’s a concert scheduled at a major Los Angeles venue, but that managers smell gas in the air before the show goes on. Chances are that they will cancel the event and take a loss out of an abundance of caution, said Dov Charney, chief...
  • Designer Greg Chait: Ready for his close-up?

    Designer Greg Chait: Ready for his close-up?
    When Greg Chait won the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award in New York City last month, the man behind the Elder Statesman line of ultra-luxury cashmere knits — think $5,525 blankets, $1,890 belted cardigan sweaters and $380 ski caps — was...
  • Changes in store in 2012

    Changes in store in 2012
    Marni comes to L.A. The Marni for H&M collection launched in L.A. with a star-studded soiree that included Drew Barrymore, Andrea Riseborough, Jessica Chastain, Milla Jovovich, Lily Collins, Freida Pinto and Winona Ryder. The setting — the 1926...