| Feb 13, 2013
| 10:00 AM
NEW YORK -- J. Crew’s menswear collection had a dressy and decidedly slim, trim bad-boy British feel to it, and for good reason.
Inspiration: Frank Muytjens, head of men’s design for J. Crew, told us he’d been inspired by the '60s-...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 1:32 PM
NEW YORK -- The hounds-tooth check is turning out to be a trend with some serious legs this season. After first gathering steam at the Milan and Paris men’s ready-to-wear shows (at Calvin Klein, Paul Smith and Versace, among others), we first...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Anthropologie, the retailer known for its twee and often vintage-inspired fashions and home goods, opened its first BHLDN "shop within a shop" store in Beverly Hills on Wednesday.
The sister label, pronounced “beholden,” launched as an...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Business, says Whole Foods co-Chief Executive John Mackey, has “a horrible reputation.”
But instead of being “selfish and greedy and exploitative,” as it’s often portrayed, business is actually “the greatest force for...
| Nov 25, 2012
As the postprandial fatigue of the Thanksgiving meal gives way to the adrenaline rush of the holiday shopping season, those hitting the streets are likely to notice a whole new crop of bricks-and-mortar stores that weren't there during the last candy-...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 12:37 PM
NEW YORK -- Kimberly Ovitz, the daughter of Hollywood power player Michael Ovitz, showed her fall-winter 2013 collection Thursday afternoon at New York Fashion Week. The setting was the now-vacant Cafe Rouge, site of historic performances by such jazz...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 6:24 PM
NEW YORK -- The tie-dye gowns were to die for, and could only have come from one place -- California.
Los Angeles-based designers Kate and Laura Mulleavy showed their fall-winter 2013 Rodarte collection Tuesday afternoon in a Chelsea studio space,...
| May 31, 2013
| 2:13 PM
If there's anything that can make khaki cool -- and possibly inspire the next viral video dance craze along the way -- it's the NSJ Crew's "Khaki Pants," a humorous riff on the plight of the school uniform that's currently making the media rounds.
| May 16, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Did it come with a card attached that says, "Thank you for being a friend"?
A 1991 painting depicting a topless Bea Arthur that was created by artist John Currin has sold at an auction Wednesday for $1.9 million. The sale was part of a larger Christie's...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 6:12 AM
Charlotte, North Carolina -- When Michelle Obama takes the stage at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night, she faces a similar task as Ann Romney of presenting her husband as a father and family man, above his public persona in the political...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 6:33 AM
When Michelle Obama takes the stage at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night, she faces a similar task as Ann Romneyof presenting her husband as a father and family man, above his public persona in the political spotlight.
The first lady...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 6:57 PM
Stephanie Sack owns Vive La Femme, a snappy Bucktown boutique for plus-size fashionistas. While her store tends to be more flattering focused than trend conscious, she says that accessories play a major role in pulling a complete look together.