| Nov 17, 2012
| 12:06 PM
SANTA ANA, Calif. -- Federal agents have seized more than $820,000 worth of counterfeit designer goods in a series of raids across Orange County.
The raids were part of a six month crackdown called "Operation Fashion Faux Pas."
According to a news...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 2:20 PM
The annual POSH Palm Beach Sale - that's where a pop-up vintage boutique is staged for charity - has a new location this year: the Lake Pavilion at 101 South Flagler Drive in downtown West Palm Beach (between Clematis and Bradley's).
The event will take...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 8:31 AM
The first thing you notice when you step inside the tony boutique in Boca Raton is the gleaming table of Louis Vuitton handbags surrounded by Manolo Blahnik, Christian Louboutin and Jimmy Choo shoes.
But at Encore Plus, one of several high-end...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 8:17 PM
It is no simple task to cast a magic spell over a social event.
On Sept. 19 in the garden of Hotel Bel-Air, Los Angeles, the executive team of Costa Mesa's South Coast Plaza welcomed 100 guests for a 45th anniversary celebration dinner. The operative...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:38 PM
DALLAS — Like spokes stretching from its 400-foot arch, the steel cords of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge propel us from the glossy downtown Arts District to gritty West Dallas.
Renowned Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, performer Lyle Lovett...
| Oct 10, 2011
After her breakthrough as a makeup artist — doing the face of soon-to-be-super model Naomi Campbell for the cover of Vogue — Bobbi Brown found the world was her palette. And yet the world was not enough. However applied, most products appeared...
| Jun 19, 2011
Watching people shop farmer's markets religiously on Sundays, splurge on locally grown blueberries at Whole Foods and select dishes from fancy menus that name-check family farms got me thinking. Localism is a huge trend in food; why not in fashion?
| 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...
| May 8, 2011
Any doubt that there would be life for the Alexander McQueen brand after the death of its founder should have vanished over the last two weeks. The hoopla surrounding the opening of the "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" exhibition at the Metropolitan...
| Mar 11, 2012
Seeking a quintessential Los Angeles fashion experience? Here are our picks of the top boutiques where you can have one.
The vibe: Beachy casual with a metropolitan edge, a shop that includes Alexander McQueen evening gowns and Prada flip-...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 4:32 PM
After seven years of Jean Paul Gaultier at the helm, Hermes debuted a new designer, Christophe Lemaire, on Sunday. He stayed away from showing the brand's famous Birkin and Kelly bags, or almost any bags for that matter, preferring to......
| Mar 7, 2011
| 9:32 PM
U.S. Ambassador to France Charles Rivkin and wife Susan Tolson's Paris residence, with that spectacular portrait of George Washington. Long, candlelit tables stretching as far as the eye can see. Glitterati including Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Hudson,...