| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:37 PM
At a talk at the Wadsworth Atheneum a few years ago, interior designer and lifestyle philosopher Alexandra Stoddard of Stonington described how she keeps calm.
Every morning she starts the day with a "one-flower" meditation, which, she said, leaves her...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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.
| 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...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Tuesday at its New York City flagship, Burton Snowboards unveiled the official uniforms to be worn by U.S. snowboarders at the upcoming Olympic Winter Games, a collection that manages to be both retro-nostalgia cool and highly technical.
The most high-...