| Dec 10, 2013
| 9:08 AM
Fifth & Pacific Companies Inc. has agreed to sell Lucky Brand Jeans to Los Angeles private-equity firm Leonard Green & Partners for $225 million, the companies announced Tuesday. William L. McComb, Fifth & Pacific's chief executive, said the Lucky sale is...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 8:39 AM
Bruno Mars and his band wore Saint Laurent in their Super Bowl halftime show. Racked toted up the numbers and concluded that Mars' outfit would cost $5,830 (if one paid for it oneself). [Racked]
In an interview with W magazine, Miley Cyrus says her...
| Dec 11, 2013
Lucky Brand Jeans is coming home again.
Los Angeles private-equity firm Leonard Green & Partners has agreed to pay $225 million to acquire Lucky from New York fashion company Fifth & Pacific Cos.
The acquisition means that Lucky, founded in Vernon...
| Apr 9, 2011
April, it turns out, is a great time to shop H&M. The fast-fashion retailer is releasing three capsule collections this month — including chic, sun-bleached day wear; graphic-heavy streetwear; and quaint, boho-inspired shoes.
The brand's annual H&M...
| Oct 4, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Guess who's coming to town? And no, I'm not talking Santa Claus. Not quite yet. Although, to fashion fans, this guy has something in common with the Jolly Old Elf . . . even though he's not jolly (well, not usually), he wouldn't appreciate being called...
| Nov 10, 2010
| 4:32 PM
After 17 years in nearby Vernon, jeans maker Lucky Brand is headed to downtown Los Angeles. The subsidiary of Liz Claiborne Inc., will be moving its headquarters into a yet-to-be built 46,000-square-foot building at 540 S. Santa Fe Ave. "It's......
| Apr 11, 2011
| 9:47 PM
"Project Runway" co-host Tim Gunn hopes to "make it work" in Newport Beach.
The reality TV star plans to host a live runway show and meet with fans at 1 p.m. April 16 at Fashion Island's Neiman Marcus/Bloomingdales Court.
Gunn will "share his...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 7:33 PM
League of Women Voters Luncheon
The next Lunch with League meeting is at noon at Coco's at Fashion Island, 151 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. The meeting will focus on the recent revolutions in the Middle East, with Nubar Hovsepian,...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 9:09 PM
Style expert Tim Gunn, co-host of Lifetime's "Project Runway" and chief creative officer of Liz Claiborne Inc., hosts the Spring 2011 fashion show at Fashion Island. The event is at 1 p.m. at the Neiman Marcus/Bloomingdales...
| Feb 7, 2010
Megan Grant is only 15, but she knows it's not right when a boy calls his girlfriend "bitch."
When she walks down the polished red-and-white hallways of Conard High School in West Hartford, she sometimes sees boys acting superior and demanding toward...
| Nov 16, 2009
| 4:34 PM
If you caught Part 1 of the 'Project Runway' finale, you may have seen a teaser for Part 2, promising, of all things, a Tim Gunn meltdown. I couldn't envision the designers' mentor losing his cool, so I got the......
| Mar 27, 2010
Fashion and style guru Tim Gunn was in Houston Saturday, showing fans how to "make it work." Gunn shared his expertise while he hosted a Spring 2010 Fashion show at the Houston Galleria. Tim Gunn is a co-host and mentor of the Lifetime Television program,...