| Sep 9, 2013
| 7:58 AM
CBS announced Monday that it will broadcast this year's Victoria's Secret Fashion Show on Dec. 10. The announcement cited appearances by angels Karlie Kloss (shown above Sunday during New York Fashion Week), Alessandra Ambrosio, Lily Aldridge, Doutzen...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Designer Stella McCartney and her longtime friend actress and Goop founder Gwyneth Paltrow have partnered for an exclusive, limited-edition Stella McCartney x Goop capsule collection ($695-$1,895), which launched last Thursday on Paltrow’s ...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Sitting at the intersection of Hollywood and high fashion, it's no wonder Rodeo Drive is one of the most fabled shopping streets in the world.
It's been immortalized in movies, books, song lyrics and on reality TV.
The thoroughfare played a supporting...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Q: Today's column involves a mystery. All that arrived were two photos of a Native American silver necklace plus a blank sheet of paper, probably to protect the photos. That's all.
The backs of the photos are handwritten, "Stamped Nezzi squash blossom."...
| Oct 1, 2013
Luxury consignment online was a scary new niche when Corri McFadden launched eDrop-Off, an auction destination for designer resale (shopedropoff.com).
In the nine years since, McFadden has surpassed 300,000 transactions, added 40 employees, starred in...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 2:53 PM
PARIS -- Hermès closed out the spring 2014 season of Paris Fashion Week on Wednesday afternoon with a show at L'Orangerie in the Jardin du Luxembourg.
The Orangerie, which dates from 1839, houses the garden’s large plants during the winter. On...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Oprah Winfrey is not only the world’s most powerful celebrity, and one of the richest. She is a marketing genius who knows how to exploit a racist insult to her advantage in a completely uncynical way.
More power to her.
Earlier this week,...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 10:30 AM
With stylistas, models and A-list designers descending upon Gotham in hordes for the start of New York Fashion Week, it's difficult to conceive of Los Angeles -- much less its grimier nooks in Culver City -- competing with the East Coast pomp and...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 10:55 AM
The summer warehouse sale season starts off with a bang this weekend, with offerings from OC's many lifestyle brands. Note: Avoid wearing clothing by the brand whose sale you attend, to avoid being detained for presumed shoplifting.
Surf on over: Jack's...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 3:10 PM
The Orange County Museum of Art is set to begin a year of special events beginning in February, kicking off a season of cutting-edge art events in the OC.
Museum director Dennis Szakacs and his team are sponsoring an exhibition titled "Richard Jackson:...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 6:58 PM
Just skip down Michigan Avenue or any mall thoroughfare and you’ll discover an abundance of retail establishments, boutiques and upscale shops featuring women’s apparel. But where can you specifically find a variety of options to smartly strut...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 1:08 PM
There's nothing like getting a deal on exclusive labels. With that in mind, Affluent Goods boutique has opened at Newport Coast Shopping Center.
Cleveland native Abbey Said, 28, dreamed up the concept. Consignment shop Affluent Goods sells new and...