| Jul 17, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Designer Jason Wu â who most famously created First Lady Michelle Obama's cream-colored inauguration ball gown â has whipped up some new outfits for a much less opinionated set of clients. The New York-based designer has created six perfectly coiffed....
| Apr 30, 2010
| 4:32 PM
With Americans and Europeans opting often for ready-to-wear, design houses are increasingly turning to fashion-savvy consumers in Russia and the Middle East to fill the void. [Wall Street Journal] Books, movies, travel, sculpture...Designer Jason Wu,...
| Oct 17, 2010
Say "so long" to short skirts and hello (again) to the 1970s. Get ready to banish black from your wardrobe and get creative with color.
Now that the spring runway shows are over in New York, Milan and Paris, it's up to department store fashion...
| May 25, 2010
Bulging bug-eyed sunglasses haven't been exterminated for summer 2010, but they're not the buzz they've been over the past few years.
Taking their place in the sun are squarer shapes, modified cat-eyes, vibrant color, animal-skin patterns and —...
| Jun 25, 2010
| 1:23 PM
Do you possess an eye for color and detail? How about a strong sense of the esthetic or an appreciation for beauty? If yes, then we got a career for you.
Fashion designers create the dresses, suits, shoes, and accessories purchased every year for...
| Jul 2, 2010
| 11:28 AM
So you want to be an astronaut? Excellent! Here's a career that combines cool technology, fascinating science and great adventures.
Many of us dream of becoming an astronaut but only a few are chosen. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration...
| Aug 1, 2010
Like Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and Bloomingdale's, private sale sites are starting to carve out their own identities in the retail world. Here is the rundown on a few of the top sites. All times listed are Pacific time.
| Sep 19, 2010
"Elegant American sportswear." Those are the words that best sum up the recent spring 2011 runway shows in New York. A new generation of designers has turned the page here, led by Alexander Wang, who has figured out what people want and how much they...
| Feb 20, 2011
Reporting from New York
The women's fall/winter 2011 runway season started in New York a little more than a week ago with more than 100 shows. Several themes emerged, including a dressed-up mademoiselle chic and Western romance. Bright color clashing...
| Mar 13, 2011
After four weeks of runway shows parading designers' visions for this coming fall and winter, here's what retail buyers — who will bring the looks home to you — are saying.
Amanda Brooks, fashion director, Barneys New York
The season's big...
| Mar 13, 2011
Distilling dozens of designer collections isn't easy. But after a month-long cavalcade of fashion weeks in the style capitals of Paris, Milan, London and New York, here goes — our picks for the fall-winter 2011 season's top five trends.
| Jan 13, 2012
| 1:41 PM
Discount retailerTarget Corp.is partnering with specialty boutiques to roll out in-store shops selling limited-edition products in an attempt to one-up competitors and attract more shoppers.
The group of stores will include the Candy Store in San...