| Jun 10, 2012
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When Banana Republic was looking for someone to collaborate on a summer collection inspired by Palm Springs, Trina Turk was the one to call.
The L.A.-based designer, known for playful...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 9:09 PM
Premium denim retailer Joe's Jeans is set to open first Orange County location at South Coast Plaza in time for back-to-school shopping, according to a company press release.
The Los Angeles-based denim and fashion line will move into a 1,400-square-foot...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 3:00 PM
How would you like to buy designer clothes for less than $30 and help a global charity?
Buyers are getting that opportunity this week at a big sale in Lynchburg.
Freedom 4-24 is hosting its annual "Frocks for Freedom" event, a flash sale that features...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 3:08 PM
Bring the entire family to downtown New Haven's first annual Family Day, July 14 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Goodies and activities for the whole family include face painting, airbrush tattoos and henna art, balloon animals, live music and edible treats like...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 4:30 PM
Kirkland's, a national retailer specializing in home decor, appears to be returning to Mishawaka.
But the store is not planning to move back into the mall. Instead, Kirkland's will be opening inside an older Grape Road strip center.
| Apr 29, 2012
For years, L.A.-based author Lizzie Garrett Mettler thought "tomboy" was a dirty word.
"I was a definite tomboy when I was a kid," she says. "It was a nightmare for my parents to get me into a dress for a stretch of years."
As she became a teenager...
| Mar 23, 2013
The early years of Andy Spade's influence on the fashion world are well-documented: In 1993, he helped launch the Kate Spade handbag line with his future wife (the eponymous Kate). That was followed in 1996 by the Jack Spade line of utilitarian men's...
| 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.
| Mar 8, 2013
| 2:40 PM
When the United States government needs high tech electronic equipment, like circuit boards, one of the manufacturers it relies on is located in Lynchburg.
Advanced Manufacturing Technology, or AMTI, has been based in the city for 10 years.
| Feb 20, 2013
| 1:47 PM
From the control room, the producer gave host Matthew Rodrigues the cue to launch into a celebrity news segment featuring a Valentine’s Day update on Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart -- she didn’t travel to Australia to visit him during...
| 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 10, 2013
NEW YORK — What's most notable about the lineup for the fall-winter 2013 season at New York Fashion Week, which began Wednesday and includes 300-plus runway shows and presentations over eight days, is how many accessible, everyday-wear brands like...