| Mar 27, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Could you be talked into purchasing a foundation undergarment so restrictive, so unyielding and so draconian it makes a wetsuit look like a nightgown?
This is why I ask: There's been a pop-up (rarely has the term been so grievously misused) ad appearing...
| Nov 22, 2013
For more than a decade, Barbara Blane Toney has been dealing with the classic symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome: bloating, gas and abdominal distress.
Her doctors prescribed medication and over-the-counter supplements, treatments that only seemed...
| Dec 6, 2013
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I have been invited to a black-tie dinner at a fancy private club. Is a knee-length dress acceptable attire? The dress I would wear is sleeveless, decorated with rhinestones around the neckline and around the edges of the three-...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Name of owners: Caley Funk
Name of business: Funkie Fashions
Describe what you do/sell/serve:
We offer a unique, high quality style not found in the cookie cutter mall stores. We sell casual, maxi, evening dresses, tops, tunics,...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Setting another round of anticipation and speculation into gear, auditions have begun to recast the role of Christian Grey in the adaptation of E.L. James' novel "Fifty Shades of Grey," the Hollywood Reporter says.
Following the high-profile departure...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Around the corner from the Fendi store and Mr. Chow in Beverly Hills, in two modest, sunlit rooms four floors above Brighton Way, Mario Gonzales spends his days quietly saving Hollywood butts — as well as waists, shoulders and bosoms.
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:41 PM
Full disclosure: We originally began this project back in mid-January. Normally, it's reasonably warm enough during Chicago winters to strut out every so often in a pair of tights.
Enter the winter of 2014.
Now that spring finally has semi-sprung --...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 12:02 PM
Comedian Jay Mohr has apologized for "fat-shaming" actress Alyssa Milano.
This after Milano showed him who's the boss on Christmas Day.
The comic, 43, took a swipe at the "Mistresses" actress soon after they both attended an awards ceremony for...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 5:10 PM
It looks as if the Jay Mohr-Alyssa Milano feud is really over, as the comedian on Friday apologized again for his "hurtful" comments about her weight and she graciously (and humorously) accepted.
In a segment that Mohr said he has since removed from the...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 3:31 PM
The annual Gallup poll of the most admired men and women in the U.S. has come out, and it contains two actors, a queen, a pope, a Pakistani, a talk-show host and a plethora of politicians.
Despite the healthcare drama, President Obama held on to the top...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 7:00 AM
We've all seen it — guests on the holiday party circuit, stuffed into spangled frocks that won't stay in place, an undergirding of Spanx holding in the wobbly bits. Then a glamorous guest sweeps in, the epitome of stripped-down sophistication in her...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Television has a split image: one by day and another by night.
In the daytime, blacks and other people of color are a prominent presence, hosting popular talk shows and playing juicy roles in soap operas. But at night, minorities are largely sidelined,...