| Apr 16, 2014
The men's department is no longer the sleepy retreat of specialty stores.
"Menswear is having a moment; they are interested and engaged," said Eric Jennings, vice president and fashion director for men's at Saks Fifth Avenue. "It's showing in the...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:08 AM
Could an Opening Ceremony store be coming to every city in the land?
Humberto Leon and Carol Lim, founders of the influential retailer and its eponymous private label, announced plans on Tuesday to accelerate growth after scoring a minority investment...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 10:54 AM
PARIS -- For their Kenzo collection shown Sunday at Paris Fashion Week, Carol Lim and Humberto Leon were inspired by "Mulholland Drive" director David Lynch, with whom they collaborated on the music and set. (Apparently, there was a film backdrop, too,...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
What's the new black? You might say it's L.A.
Jeremy Scott's appointment as creative director for Italian fashion brand Moschino is the latest development to highlight L.A.'s growing cool factor on the global fashion stage, its place as the next-...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Sax Fifth Avenue opened two new levels catering to the "modern man" with everything from suits, ties and shoes galore to denim, outerwear, accessories and luggage. The Fifth Avenue Man, located on the sixth and seventh floors of the Michigan Avenue store,...
| Sep 1, 2013
London-based luxury e-tailer Farfetch.com has a concept that's "why didn't I think of that?" simple: a website that unites the selling power of some of the best independent luxury boutiques from around the globe, including A'Maree's in Newport Beach,...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 7:54 AM
NEW YORK -- Opening Ceremony's premiere runway show was easily the most memorable and star-studded event of the week so far, and also gave the fashion flock a pretty good idea of what a New York Fashion Week based at SuperPier 25 here might very well look...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 2:51 PM
In the same way that fashion designers scour the trunks and attics of the past for inspiration, perfumers periodically dip into the well of classic French perfumery when creating new fragrances.
This seems to be one of those times.
After decades in...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 9:11 AM
PARIS -- There was a Jeff Koons-like sculpture of a bouquet of flower pots, a glass case vitrine dripping with gold chains and a overgrown camellia flower-as-fiber-art.
Even now that we've come to expect over-the-top runway show sets from Karl...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 4:45 PM
PARIS -- L.A.-based Hedi Slimane, the most controversial designer working today, threw the fashion world into a tizzy with his first two collections for the storied French house of Saint Laurent.
And he did it again Monday night in Paris.
| Sep 29, 2013
| 4:59 PM
The fashion crowd took a field trip to the Paris suburb of St. Denis on Sunday morning for the Kenzo runway show held at director Luc Besson's impressive new film studio complex Cite du Cinema.
The scene: Creative directors Carol Lim and Humberto Leon...
| Oct 22, 2013
This fall, designers are laying eyes on their creations — literally. From the evil eye to the third eye, the human eye is a prominent motif cross-culturally, and it's popping up in fall collections by designers like Jeremy Scott, Libertine and...