| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:40 PM
NEW YORK -- Up-and-coming Indian American designer Bibhu Mohapatra is following in the footsteps of Oscar de la Renta and Bill Blass with his ladylike design sensibility, which was on full display in his spring collection shown Wednesday during New York...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 11:03 AM
NEW YORK -- Jessica Alba looked like a modern-day Audrey Hepburn on Thursday morning at New York Fashion Week, wearing a ballet pink full skirt and black sweater, with cat eyeliner and her hair in a chignon. It was a fabulously flirty 1950s look, but...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Duchess Catherine, the former Kate Middleton, joined husband Prince William on Friday for their first joint appearance since debuting the royal baby, Prince George.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended the Ring of Fire race in Anglesey, Wales,...
| May 11, 2013
| 8:26 AM
This week, a suburban Washington, D.C.-area mom packed up her three daughters’ Abercrombie & Fitch clothes and returned them to the firm’s chief executive, Mike Jeffries, with a note explaining that she wouldn’t be letting her kids...
| Aug 10, 2013
The Service Club of Chicago, celebrating its 123rd year, welcomed more than 300 guests to its annual "Day on the Terrace" fashion show and luncheon at the Peninsula Chicago on Monday. Members of the organization, along with local celebrities, modeled...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 10:59 AM
Where Lady Gaga goes, the style army follows.
And the army green vinyl overcoat from the Calvin Klein fall 2013 collection by Francisco Costa that Gaga was photographed wearing Thursday in New York City got me thinking about the fall season's military...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:49 PM
PARIS — Full disclosure: I love-love-love this city. In the springtime. In the fall. In the summer, when it sizzles. In the winter, when it drizzles (though not so much when it snows!) Merci, Cole Porter.
I visit twice a year on business, for...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:46 AM
I have a weakness that could be considered a character flaw for designer shoes, purses and sunglasses.
I confess that I've paid full price, gasp!, for the later, because I just could not control the impulse to own them. The purchases were almost...
| May 2, 2013
“Why don’t you kids go outside and play?”
It’s a cliché to parents and children, but how effective is it when the message comes from the guy sitting on the couch with his hand buried in a bag of potato chips?
If parents are...
| Jul 27, 2013
For the past couple of months, we've inhabited a George Zimmerman universe. The murderer's acquittal on the strength of a Florida jungle gun law was an outrage to the state and the nation.
Since race was the reason for Zimmerman's interception of...
| Jul 25, 2013
From outerwear to underwear, women of size have far more choices than they did even a few years ago. Plus-size lingerie in particular, has become far more exciting.
It used to be that intimate wear for larger women was dull and utilitarian at best. Most...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 8:15 AM
The Origins of Preppy: John Meyer of Norwich
On view through Sept. 8., Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury, mattatuckmuseum.org
Imagine that you have taken LSD and suddenly find yourself inside the Bush family manse in Kennebunkport...