| Apr 7, 2009
Southwest of downtown L.A., University Park is an enclave filled with cultural institutions, the grand homes typical of West Adams, and a few notable new restaurants. At its center is the University of Southern California's main campus, which is...
| Apr 5, 2009
Master conceptualist and founding father of modern celebrity culture, Andy Warhol was also, for a spell in the 1960s, the most prolific filmmaker in America.
From 1963, when he acquired his first camera, to 1968, when he was shot and nearly killed by the...
| Jun 20, 2010
— Janelle Monáe's feet moved in S curves as her band laid down a backbeat in the converted garage that acts as a music room inside Wondaland, the brick house that serves as her Atlanta headquarters. The singer watched herself in a wall of mirrors as...
| Jun 1, 2010
| 9:30 AM
LOS ANGELES -- The "Easy Rider" may have ridden off into the sunset but the battle for the riches Dennis Hopper left behind appears to be heading for a rough road. Iconic actor Dennis Hopper, who died Saturday after a long bout with cancer, had been...
| Jun 1, 2008
IT STARTED as a simple back flip. Well, maybe it wasn't that simple. Los Angeles dancer-choreographer Jacob "Kujo" Lyons executed the risky move for a video camera -- tumbling through the air from a bouncing seesaw into a pair of blue jeans. The resulting...
| Nov 22, 2009
Waldo Hunt, a Los Angeles entrepreneur who ushered in the modern renaissance in pop-up books when he revived the art form in the U.S. in the 1960s, has died. He was 88.
Hunt, who was also a major collector of pop-up books, died Nov. 6 of congestive heart...
| Jun 2, 2008
Yves Saint Laurent, the French fashion designer who created a bold new dress code for women during the feminist revolution of the 1970s and helped launch the era of the celebrity designer with his jet-set lifestyle, died Sunday at 71.
The designer died...
| Aug 1, 2010
If clothes can tell a story, the mix of dresses, jewelry, boots, buttons, lace and beading at the West Hollywood boutique Clothespin add up to a novel of epic proportions.
First, there are the never-worn vintage fabrics from the 1940s, cut in 18...
| Aug 29, 2010
When Louis Vuitton's 20,000-square-foot flagship opened on New Bond Street in London this spring, the coveted fashions and handbags weren't the only things on display. The mega store, designed by New York architect Peter Marino, also houses works by...
| May 16, 2007
The scene at Jovovich-Hawk's first Los Angeles fashion show was like a step back in time, much like the vintage-inspired line itself. For their first holiday line, designers Milla Jovovich and Carmen Hawk plucked inspiration from '60s pop, creating a...
| Sep 14, 2009
| 9:35 PM
Jim Carroll, a poet and punk rocker whose wry tales of rocky adolescence as an athlete-turned-junkie in the 1978 memoir "The Basketball Diaries" resonated deeply with a generation of disaffected youths, died Friday at his home in New York City. He was 60....
| Mar 18, 2007
A designer in rehab, a movie mogul turned designer sugar daddy, and a star carrying a handbag honcho's baby? This week, the fashion world officially became tabloid fodder.
FOR THE RECORD:
Salma Hayek: A caption with an article in...