| Jun 27, 2013
| 12:48 PM
After aerialist Nik Wallenda crossed a gorge near the Grand Canyon via tightrope on Sunday, he came home with more than the kind of souvenir T-shirt one might pick up near a major national park.
Besides the publicity that such a feat attracts -- it...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Malibu Barbie never had it so good.
A Paul Smith rug, curtains sewn from Missoni fabric, LED sconces strung with Swarovski crystals, even a Mies van der Rohe Barcelona daybed cluttered with Rodeo Drive shopping bags — all small enough to fit in...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 5:24 PM
More than 200 guests celebrated the Children's Bureau Clambake at the Oak Creek Golf Club, Irvine, in early June.
The culinary staff of the Island Hotel in Newport Beach prepared a wonderful summer feast of barbecued steak and grilled lobster as the...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 1:16 PM
I am obsessed with Target's designer collaborations. Ever since Luella partnered with Target in 2006, I have been a faithful follower of Target’s Go International collections as well as all its designer partnerships. I’ll never understand...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 12:27 PM
One of the things I always looked forward to this time of year was the "Year in SoFlo Fashion" that my gal-pal Joanie Cox-Henry would write for City Link.
I begged her to do it one mo' time for me because I can't replicate her panache (no matter how...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 6:52 AM
Holiday shipping deadlines are receding in the rear view mirror and all the sale ads scream “last minute,” but you haven't even begun to shop. Still, there's no need to pout, because the shops are pulling out the stops for last minute...
| Jun 5, 2011
Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan
Poppy/Hachette: 360 pp., $17.99 ages 15 and older
It's fitting that the characters in a novel titled "Spoiled" would be named Brie, Arugula and Brick, especially since the setting is Hollywood and its...
| Oct 16, 2011
The extraordinary workmanship on display in "Il Teatro alla Moda — Theater in Fashion" in Beverly Hills makes it easy to understand why Italy's haute couture fashion scene was once as revered as that of France.
The exhibition, which runs through...
| Sep 11, 2011
It's hard to miss those paparazzi shots of celebrity toddlers being toted around by their famous parents, kids who are dressed, well, to look just like mom or dad. Gwen Stefani's boys sport mohawks, black rocker T-shirts and baggy cargo pants like their...
| Jan 8, 2012
Stealth wealth. Fashion gaming. Elsa Schiaparelli. Raf Simons. What else? Here's a list of stylish people, trends and ideas to pay attention to in 2012.
Surrealism. Opening May 10, the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute's exhibition...
| Mar 11, 2012
Many big-name L.A.-based designers — Rodarte, Gregory Parkinson, Rachel Zoe, Barbara Tfank, Skaist-Taylor and Juan Carlos Obando among them — have already shown their fall 2012 collections at New York Fashion Week. Now in the middle of Los...
| Jan 16, 2011
Badgley Mischka, a brand that's walked more red carpets than Nicole Kidman and Cameron Diaz combined, has finally opened the store its two designers — Mark Badgley and James Mischka — have always dreamed of.
The new Badgley Mischka boutique,...