| Nov 6, 2008
| 10:28 AM
Sarah Palin left the national stage Wednesday, but the controversy over her role on the ticket flared as aides to John McCain disclosed new details about her expensive wardrobe purchases and revealed that a Republican Party lawyer would be dispatched to...
| Sep 9, 2004
Philadelphia offers an abundance of family attractions, many of which prove the adage "learning can be fun."
The many historic sites, attractions and museums bring history to life before your eyes. Philadelphia offers an authentic memorable learning...
| Nov 24, 2003
With the holiday shopping season already under way, many of the nation's leading retailers say they plan to avoid the kind of deep, across-the-board discounts that gave last year's season an air of desperation -- and crimped profits.
Instead, many are...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Although Times fashion critic Booth Moore highlighted some of our favorite "Lone Ranger" movie merchandise in her post about the Will Leather Goods capsule collection of leather bags, belts and wallets, there are a couple of other stylish tie-ins I wanted...
| May 9, 2013
| 10:53 PM
Ottavio Missoni, patriarch of the Italian luxury fashion brand built on zigzag-patterned knitwear, died Thursday at his home in Sumirago, Italy. He was 92.
A family spokesman announced his death but did not give the cause.
The Missoni label gained...
| Jan 13, 2013
There's a reason the Wizard of Oz lived in the grand Emerald City. The deep shade of green is synonymous with elegance and luxury. After color authority Pantone named emerald the official color of 2013, the green tone began popping up on runways and in...
| Dec 22, 2012
Beauty sets can solve eleventh-hour holiday shopping conundrums, while bestowing on the receiver a gift of pure indulgence. Here are some of the latest for her or for him, with prices that range from tolerable to a luxurious splurge.
| Nov 21, 2012
Bring on the feather fascinators, the fur collars and the sparkly shoes. The holidays are the stuff of fashion fantasy, the one time of year when, no matter your age, you can get away with dressing like a disco ball. Whether you take your cues from...
| Jan 20, 2013
I have no doubt that Jennifer Meyer ["Her Star Is Rising, Jan. 13] and Rob Kardashian ["Socks With Real Konnectedness," Jan. 13] are the star designers you proclaim them to be. But these people can generate publicity and sales through their significant...
| Nov 21, 2012
In the ever-escalating effort to bestow the ultimate holiday gift (come on, admit you feel the urge to be at least a little bit competitive about it), the tendency is to focus myopically on the material. That's all well and good as long as there are...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 10:55 AM
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are fast approaching, but according to one research group, consumers have crowned the retailer they think provides the best value: Amazon.com.
The online retailer has many of its brick-and-mortar competitors hustling to...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 11:28 AM
Days before the annual mob scene that is Black Friday, a consumer advocacy group is urging parents to take a closer look at the Christmas toys they’re gearing up to buy.
Several popular products may pose safety risks to children, according to...