| May 6, 2014
| 10:56 AM
Ladies and gentleman, unleash your hoop skirts! Big ball gowns, super-long tailcoats and a return to formalwear were on full display at Monday night's Metropolitan Museum of Art's annual Costume Institute Gala in New York City.
The Met Gala honored...
| 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.”...
| 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...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 2:16 PM
With the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, set to begin in less than 10 weeks, Los Angeles-based American Apparel has partnered with organizations Athlete Ally and All Out on a clothing line to benefit LGBT advocacy groups in Russia.
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:29 PM
SOCHI, Russia — The surprise American star of these Olympics is walking through a rainstorm, not a drop on his black leggings and ankle-high boots, not a splotch on his styled hair and pale makeup, when suddenly he stops.
"Wait, I want to finish...
| Dec 1, 2013
A pop-up book and a smartphone prop. A pretty little poncho and a sturdy, stylish tripod. A comfy new pillow and a little lamb that lulls you to sleep. These are some of the finds that just might wind up on your wish list — or your shopping list for...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 4:55 PM
What did Blackhawks players say when they saw teammates Patrick Kane and Patrick Sharp decked out in high-end fashions on the cover of November's Michigan Avenue magazine?
“You can imagine what they said,” Kane said Tuesday at a Michigan...
| 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...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Despite being a fashion writer, I've never had any desire to leave the house all decked out in designer labels.
This is mostly because I don't believe that great style comes from wearing a bunch of enormous, expensive logos. Of course, I love...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: My question is about false eyelashes. I had beautiful, long and lush upper and lower eyelashes. They were one of my best features. But as I get older, my eyelashes have grown thin and shorter. My lower lashes are almost...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 3:17 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•Several items of jewelry valued together at $900 and various antique silver serving pieces were reported missing from a home in the 1300 block of North Luther Lane after the...
| 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...