| 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...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 11:21 AM
COS, the London-based, minimalist-meets-cheap chic brand owned by the same parent company as H&M, has long been a must-shop for fashion editors traveling in Europe.
The airy shirt dresses, voluminous shirts, boxy jackets and functional-sleek accessories...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Could we be in the midst of a comfort shoe revolution? It’s certainly starting to look — and feel — like it.
After years of tripping and tottering, women are stepping down from heels and platforms and settling into shoes that are...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 2:42 PM
This weekend, online shopping destination Gilt.com is going analog with the Gilt Warehouse Sale at Siren Studios in L.A., featuring racks and racks of clothing and accessories for women and men by Missoni, Vera Wang, Carolina Herrera, Paul Smith, John...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 7:34 AM
Every year, trends seem to fall straight from the sky into our homes. I mean that literally. You'll recall, several years back, the butterfly trend, soon joined by the dragonfly trend. The highly stylized winged insects appeared on everything from wall...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 8:13 AM
I'd had it with the tree monster taking over my driveway. It loomed larger every day and threatened to eat me and my car every time we pulled in. As my personal rainforest grew thicker and more menacing, so did my resolve to hack it back … some...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 5:46 AM
When I first heard that expression used to criticize a home interior that was polished to perfection, I thought I was going to have to break something. No sooner had I gotten to the point where I could almost pull off a perfect room than I...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 11:48 AM
The best part about moving into a new home is the fresh start. You have another chance to get life right. If you're like me, you believe that somehow, if you put things just right, your whole life will fall into place.
Oh but that were so.
| Sep 13, 2013
| 9:54 AM
Three days of packing. Nine hours of bonding with three movers. Two days of unpacking and furniture arranging (uhh, before you put that down, could we try the armoire upstairs?). Ten broken fingernails, two band-aids, 12 Advil and one icepack.
| Sep 9, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Sitting at the intersection of Hollywood and high fashion, it's no wonder Rodeo Drive is one of the most fabled shopping streets in the world.
It's been immortalized in movies, books, song lyrics and on reality TV.
The thoroughfare played a supporting...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:36 AM
Warning: The contents of this column may cause runny nose, sneezing and watery eyes. Just thinking about the dust mites, mold and toxins likely lurking in your home is enough to cause gasping and wheezing even if you don't have asthma.
In fact, ever...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:43 AM
Quick. Think of 10 ways to use a tree branch in your house. Go…
I admit, after I'd lit on one use — burn it in the fireplace — I was uhh, stumped (sorry).
This is where creative types such as designer Michele Beschen take over. Beschen...