| 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-...
| 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...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 7:30 AM
We've come a long way, maybe, since Camryn Manheim made her famous "this is for all the fat girls" acceptance speech at the 1998 Emmys after winning for her portrayal of Ellenor Frutt in "The Practice."
Since then, Brooke Elliott won critical praise for...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Meghan McCain, the outspoken daughter of Sen. John McCain, stars in "Raising McCain," billed as a new "docu-talk" series on Participant Media's new TV network, Pivot. Cameras follow the 28-year-old pundit on interviews exploring a variety of issues of...
| Jul 17, 2013
It's hot. It's really hot. It's hotter than I can ever remember, except it's not.
"Back in the day" it was hotter.
I can't recall exactly when, but I'm sure it was because everything was bigger or better or worse, "back in the day."
One good thing...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Clean lines, spare details and quiet glamour. Those are the cornerstones of L.A. designer Jenni Kayne's 10-year-old brand, which has found a niche in the fashion world among women who are looking for a no-nonsense, modern day uniform with a colorful,...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 11:56 AM
Publishing my first book was a major event in my life and it's been full of surprises. I didn't know my throat would tighten when strangers emailed photos of my novel in bookstores and airports. I didn't know that classmates who hadn't seen me in 30 years...
| Aug 21, 2013
It used to be you could pretty much determine someone's age by what he or she was wearing. Not anymore.
I blame cargo shorts.
Cargo shorts bridged the fashion gap between generations a while back, and since then the lines of demarcation have been...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:50 PM
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| Jun 20, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Vanessa Lachey says she gained 65 pounds when she was pregnant with her first child and is explaining why she chose to change her last name from Minnillo.
The wife of 98 Degrees frontman Nick Lachey made the admission on HuffPost Live on Thursday as she...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Primetime is so overpopulated by petite, model-thin size zeroes it's refreshing to see a protagonist who isn't, especially when it's an ebullient presence like the one Rebel Wilson plays in ABC's "Super Fun Night." Yet as inclined as people will likely be...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: I was asked for my references when I applied as an office worker at a company near my house. I hadn't worked before so I asked several of my neighbors for references. The office manager said they were "friend" references, not job references,...