| Sep 5, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Here are just a few of the tried and true veteran designers we know will have a major impact with their spring collections during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
BCBG Max Azria (showcasing Thursday, Sept. 6) BCBG Max Azria's fall line was inspired by a...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 2:53 PM
Diane Von Furstenberg
(Sunday at Lincoln Center)
Metallic birds hung above the runway at the Diane Von Furstenberg show, which was a precursor of things to come in this collection. It soared.
Von Furstenberg's collection of lightweight, flowy fabrics...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Miss Maryland, you did us proud.
Sunday night in Las Vegas, 27-year-old Nana Meriwether, from Potomac, finished as the runner-up in the 2012 Miss USA pageant. The title went to Miss Rhode Island, 20-year-old Olivia Culpo.
Clearly, Meriwether didn't lose...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 3:39 PM
In Baltimore, the best way to capture the vibe spotted at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is with a quick trip to a department store or high-end boutique. Both are generally stocked with a slew of garments from designers whose creations regularly appear on the...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 5:47 AM
I did a bit of a double-take when I saw the Pitt-tastic cover of this weekend's Entertainment Weekly.
Clearly, the designers at the magazine have been reading a bit too much Esquire. The cover looks exactly like one of those fancy Esquire covers, minus...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 1:51 PM
A second-team All-Metro defensive back last season, Donovan Riley is one of the main reasons Poly's No. 10 football team has allowed only six points during its 3-0 start.
The 6-foot, 192-pound cornerback shuts down receivers. He has five tackles, an...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 4:41 AM
There is a reason more people watched the Grammys this year than did the Oscars last year: The Oscar telecast has truly come to suck.
Sunday night's 84th Annual Academy Awards was actually painful to watch. I cannot think of any major TV franchise that...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 7:03 AM
So, I gather from the Twitterature that what I missed by skipping the Oscars last night was a crappy sound system and Angelina Jolie showing some leg. Still think your time was well spent on it?
If your preoccupation with the Oscars over the weekend...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 12:43 PM
Joan Rivers is having a manicure and a pedicure in her hotel room while juggling a phone.
"I'm in Indianapolis," she says. "I just learned how to spell it, and now I'm leaving. What a waste."
This week, between gigs in Florida and Ohio, she'll stop by...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 3:00 AM
"Someday, my prince will come." -- Snow White, 1937
In a hotel in Canada hangs this picture, someone's mischievous take on Snow White a few years after happily ever after. She is posed in an anonymous suburban den. Behind her, Prince Charming slouches in...
| May 11, 2012
| 4:43 AM
Tattoos aren't just for outlaws anymore.
Maybe they never were, but for years, popular culture suggested otherwise. Just think of the movies: Robert Mitchum's homicidal preacher in "The Night of the Hunter," with "Love" and "Hate" tattooed on his...
| May 19, 2012
| 3:00 AM
If all goes as planned, sometime this morning a spacecraft will blast off from its launchpad in Cape Canaveral, Fla., and ride a fiery plume of contrails upward through the pre-dawn darkness to begin a two-week journey to the International Space Station...