| Nov 6, 2012
New York University student Stella Boonshoft didn't focus on fashion when she posted a photo of her size 12 self in underwear on her Body Love Blog.
Neither did Wisconsin news anchor Jennifer Livingston when she aired her grievances about a viewer's...
| Nov 6, 2012
A party in New York to toast the Maison Martin Margiela with H&M collaboration attracted A-listers such as Sarah Jessica Parker and Kanye West — and foreshadowed long lines Nov. 15 when the collection for men and women hits 230 H&M stores worldwide....
| Aug 27, 2012
| 10:12 AM
One day in 2009 Anna Wintour – editrix of “Vogue” and the last word in all things fabulous – decided that the recession was unfashionable.
Not being a shrinking violet, she set about doing something about it. After ringing up...
| Sep 2, 2012
If Elaine Silets ever writes her autobiography — and we can only hope she does, and soon — it will have to be published in a couple of volumes. The woman has stories.
Born in Chicago to a lawyer father (the Marx Brothers were among his...
| Oct 28, 2012
Here's a surprise: Some of the people on my list will be getting gifts from Neiman Marcus this holiday season. Here's another surprise: Chances are very good that some wealthy people will be giving their friends presents from Target.
(No, I haven't given...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 10:04 AM
Even though Americans are entering the all-important holiday season still skittish, Target Corp. doesn’t want to follow the pack with steep markdowns.
The "ultra-competitive nature" of the Black Friday and Christmas shopping crush means that...
| May 31, 2012
| 5:27 PM
Unless you're AshleyMadison.com, cheating isn’t cool. Especially when your wife is sick.
But this isn't about John Edwards! It's about Patricia Walker, a Dallas-area woman, who after recovering from a car accident and while going through divorce...
| Jun 1, 2012
Sex, money, and betrayal with your personal shopper nonetheless lead to the ultimate woman scorned and lawsuit.
Patricia Walker, of the Dallas area, survived a horrific crash that left her bedridden for nearly three years.
During her recovery her...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 11:41 AM
First published on May 29, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012.
Hear that? That dull roar, like the sound from inside a shell?
That might be the Orange County coastline calling you -- 42 miles of beach and beach towns, give or take, from San...
| Jun 10, 2012
[This post has been corrected. See note at bottom for details.]
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 5, 2012
| 10:03 AM
First published on Sept. 25, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012.
You're an outsider heading to the Westside of Los Angeles -- not the beach cities, but Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Westwood and the nearby well-heeled neighborhoods south of the Santa...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 10:23 AM
Come the holidays, Target and Neiman Marcus are joining forces, co-launching a special collection with more than 50 products from 24 designers.
The first-come, first-serve giftable offerings will be designed by the likes of Carolina Herrera, Marc Jacobs,...