| Nov 27, 2013
| 6:30 AM
ROME - U.S.-based directorial duo Daniel Garcia and Rania Attieh ("OK, Enough, Goodbye") are among winners of the second edition of the Venice Film Festival's Biennale College initiative, which will shepherd three microbudget works from development...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 1:21 AM
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| Nov 28, 2013
Today's designer consignment looks nothing like the college snapshot of students pawing through piles for that Prada in the rough.
Hollywood's A-list regularly walks the red carpet in couture from Decades, the luxury consignment store that starred in...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The Duchess of Cambridge has been changing things up a bit recently, but jaws dropped in some quarters when she attended the British premiere of the film "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" on Thursday. It wasn't the elegant Rouland Mouret gown she was...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Drew Barrymore has always had a childlike sense of play when it comes to makeup, from the vampy dark red lipstick and pin-thin eyebrows she embraced in the 1990s, to the cat eyeliner and pastel shadows she sported in the early 2000s, to the cool-as-hell...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Fashion and fun for a cause are on tap Friday at a fundraiser planned to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
The typhoon tore through six Philippine islands in November, leaving almost 6,000 people dead, more than 1,700 missing and...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 1:23 PM
I have covered the Florida legislative session many times over the past three decades, and from what I can tell by looking at the photographs, the controversial Christmas nativity scene and associated Festivus pole are situated in or near what Florida...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 6:30 AM
ROME - Italy's Leone Film Group, the company originally founded by spaghetti western master Sergio Leone, made a positive debut on the Milan stock market Wednesday with an IPO geared towards becoming a bigger distributor of high-profile Hollywood...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Bets on the top-performing retailer this holiday don't favor the storied haute couture companies — not Chanel with its $4,500 handbags, nor Neiman Marcus and its $150,000 bespoke falconry set.
Instead, it's Michael Kors Holdings — an...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 9:55 AM
When Bloomingdale's opens its new store in the Glendale Galleria on Friday, it will put a cap on a yearlong transformation of the mall from a 1970s-era brick monolith into a new, sleeker shopping center that fits in with the city's bustling retail hub...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:53 PM
The theme of this year's Metropolitan Museum Costume Institute exhibit, "Punk: Chaos to Couture," may have been polarizing, but a shard of the statement-making punk look is defiantly sticking around for fall.
Plaid, or more specifically the criss-...
| Aug 3, 2013
Less than 12 hours after thieves stole roughly $63,000 worth of expensive sunglasses and eyewear on Thursday from her family business, optometrist Ani Halabi was back to work and meeting with patients.
"Nothing is going to bring me down," she said,...