| Nov 6, 2013
| 7:32 AM
The phone call came on July 2, 2012 – Ann Feanny Mahfood’s 49th birthday.
“You have been diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer,” said Mahfood’s doctor.
At the time Mahfood thought, “Some birthday gift.”...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 4:30 PM
With 100 days to go before the Winter Olympics begin in Sochi, Russia, the U.S. Olympic Committee and Ralph Lauren unveiled the first pieces of a domestically made Team USA wardrobe produced across nearly a third of U.S states.
Our Sports section...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Lord & Taylor is back in Boca Raton and better than ever. The two-level, 80,000 square foot store opened in Mizner Park Oct. 10 to a couture-craving crowd of fashionistas, dignitaries and society women. “I got a look at Lord & Taylor’s amazing...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Before sitting down to write this, I took a quick look at the garments hanging in my closet. My shirts, skirts, slacks and dresses were made in India, Hong Kong, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia and, of course, China. Mostly China. Only one item...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Chicago already knows Blackhawks players Patrick Kane and Patrick Sharp heat up the ice with their hockey moves, but now the Patricks are showing off a different side of themselves.
The pair grace the cover of the current issue of Michigan Avenue...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 12:24 PM
It might seem foolish suggesting feathers are a new fashion trend this fall — after all feathers have been beloved by the fashion world for centuries. But it's what modern fashion designers are doing with their feathers that makes the motif fresh...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Guys hoping to pique the interest of the cool ghouls and lady demons this Hallow's Eve should consider donning a Batman costume or dressing up as Jay Gatsby.
That's one of the takeaways from a recent survey of more than 2,000 singles conducted by dating...
| 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...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 10:14 AM
The Jimmy Kimmel/Kanye West feud reached its peaceful conclusion on Wednesday night with Kanye making an extended appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." And while many people thought the pair's feud was yet another media hoax, Kimmel swore it wasn't. And it's...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"I am beginning to think a royal family might come in handy. True, the endless, action-deprived run-up to the birth of George, Prince of Cambridge, might have reminded the dispassionate observer of the wait for the arrival of a new baby panda," writes...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Ever since I was a teenager, the occasional clothing purchase has prompted my mom to say, "I used to have that when I was your age!"
If I recall, it started with colorful Lacoste polo shirts and the pairing of baby pink with kelly green, both of which...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 4:08 PM
With New York Fashion Week firmly in the rear-view mirror, digital marketing firm Silverpop has finished crunching the social media statistics of 15 fashion brands to determine things like which labels gained the most Twitter followers during the...