| Jun 12, 2011
When Giorgio Beverly Hills was in its heyday, from the late 1960s to the late 1980s, Rodeo Drive was not lined with the kind of marquee designer flagships that are located there today. There was no Prada Epicenter, with its arty open facade, or faux...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 11:18 AM
Hot Doug's, the Avondale hot dog restaurant that draws throngs of people who wait in long lines for the restarant's exotic sausage sandwiches, had to close Saturday after rainwater backed up into the building's basement and damaged the hot water heater,...
| Dec 2, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Akron has remote-control dachshunds -- âa zany plaything.â Johnnie Ray says he just invited a friendly undercover officer up to his room for a nightcap. Nothing indecent about that. Mr. Flynn, would you like gold plating on that nude statue of your â...
| Feb 11, 2009
I know, I know, this is really just a blatant rip-off of the WOMEN IN ART viral video. But it's still really good. Below are the women depicted in the video.
Mary Pickford, Lillian Gish, Gloria Swanson, Marlene Dietrich, Norma Shearer, Ruth Chatterton,...
| Nov 30, 2008
"Merci beaucoup," said the waiter at Mike & Anne's, a pleasant restaurant on Mission Street in South Pasadena, as my friend Allie and I finished our lattes and paid the bill. Allie had mentioned that there was a distinctive French theme to the shops and...
| Jan 15, 2009
All bikinis are notable, but some are more notable than others.
While "American Idol" contestant Katrina Darrell, 20, a.k.a. Bikini Girl, made quite a splash this week by auditioning in a swimsuit, it takes more than a bare midriff to secure a place in...
| Jan 25, 2009
Makeup is women's sport. A flawless 1960s cat eye or smoky eye is the equivalent of a slam-dunk. Same goes for the perfect sexy red pout, seemingly as unattainable as the Stanley Cup for some of us gals. And because it's all in the execution, a few...
| Jan 25, 2009
Fashion's power to transport. That's what I look for at the runway shows, the kind of enchantment that breeds desire. It's what I crave in the gray days of winter too, right about this time of year when I get spring fever.
| Oct 5, 2008
SOME women are addicted to shoes, collecting them like precious art. Others hoard perfume bottles. Lynne Hiriak has a passion for cardigans, with more than 100 variations of the ladylike basic in her closet. So it made perfect sense this fall when the...
| Oct 20, 2008
" Mr. Blackwell," whose annual "worst dressed" list dinged movie stars, music icons and European royalty and helped turn him into a household name from the 1960s through the '80s, has died. He was 86.
Blackwell had been in failing health and died...
| Jun 8, 2008
FOR MUCH of her life, Catherine Deneuve, who turns 65 this year, has been a leading lady of European art cinema, not to mention an avatar of European beauty and glamour. In her native France, she is literally an iconic figure, having served as the face of...
| Oct 4, 2009
This season, Italian designers reclaimed the jet set, challenging the dominance of French labels such as Balenciaga, Balmain and Givenchy in driving this flashy, body-conscious moment in fashion.
Although two strong collections suggested an alternative...