| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:29 AM
First Lady Michelle Obama wore a blue gown by designer Carolina Herrera at Tuesday night's state dinner honoring French President Francois Hollande. Celebs including Bradley Cooper, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Stephen Colbert mingled with the pols. [Los...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 9:52 AM
Outlet Firsts: When Desert Hills Premium Outlets in Cabazon, Calif., opens its 146,000-square-foot, $100- million expansion in April, it will apparently be home to a couple of first-in-the-U.S. outlet stores, including Alexander McQueen, Belstaff and...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 10:00 PM
607 N. State St. 312-624-8551; 150 W. Roosevelt Road 312-357-5134
Two locations--one in River North and another in the South Loop--of this gentlemen's shop has everything you need to suit up, from impeccably tailored blazers and pants to...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Red became the new black Sunday night at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards.
"12 Years a Slave" actress Lupita Nyong'o stunned in a red-caped Ralph Lauren frock (and reminded this reporter of Jennifer Lawrence's grand entrance in a Calvin Klein...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The fishtail hems, the fairy-tale details, the strapless silhouettes...
For so long, red carpets were a sea of sameness. You knew what you were going to see before you even tuned in.
Not so this awards show season.
The best dressed on the SAG Awards...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 2:42 PM
This weekend, online shopping destination Gilt.com is going analog with the Gilt Warehouse Sale at Siren Studios in L.A., featuring racks and racks of clothing and accessories for women and men by Missoni, Vera Wang, Carolina Herrera, Paul Smith, John...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 3:10 PM
I'm going to go ahead and call it: The "Gilt City Warehouse Sale" is the kind of fashion event that is so freakin' fierce it can make your nipples hard or your nether regions tumescent (Google it bee-yotches).
Gilt is the e-commerce super-duper-shopping...
| Oct 13, 2013
For the eighth annual Couture & Cocktails presented by The Joffrey Ballet's Women's Board, the world of dance and fashion came together in grand style Oct. 4 at the Park West. Nearly 300 guests enjoyed a luxurious fall runway show that featured designer...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Purveyor of stylish face frames L.A. Eyeworks has announced the date of its annual "Big Sale" -- Oct. 25 through 27 at the 7407 Melrose Ave. location (only!). We're told the sale will include "treasures from the archives and recent gems," discounted...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Long a vestige of T-shirts and preppy sweaters, the V-neck style is becoming a staple in bridal dresses, adding a sense of classic design and sensuality.
As brides look for strapless alternatives either for novelty or more coverage, V-necks are one...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Fashion Designers Expo: The three-day event, from Oct. 3 to 5, that launches up-and-coming design talent continues Friday night with a Poolside Swimwear Show featuring Adoro Swim by Maytee Martinez, a runway model who has stalked the catwalks of...
| May 7, 2013
As deafening as AC/DC in the '80s, prints and patterns clashed over the past year like Metallica versus Megadeth, Blur versus Oasis, Mariah Carey versus Nicki Minaj.
This spring, it's safe even for Nana to open her eyes, uncover her ears and skip the...