| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 10, 2013
By the time Barbara Tfank began designing for Michelle Obama in 2011, the intense focus on the first lady's fashion choices had relented.
Which is one reason Tfank (pronounced tee-fank) remains a secret weapon even as Obama has worn Tfank's feminine...
| May 12, 2013
If you're in the market for lingerie, you're in good company.
The intimate apparel industry as a whole is on the rise, according to Marshal Cohen, chief industry analyst at the NPD Group.
"Sales in the women's market started off slow in 2012 but...
| Dec 11, 2012
From our panel of staff contributors
The kids need a big dose of giving to others; perhaps no new gifts of toys/clothes/electronics until they donate some used ones to needy people. Sign them up to participate in a service project or...
| Jun 23, 2013
Michael Stars, a nostalgia brand after more than 25 years, is branching out.
When it first hit its stride in the early 1990s, the label's bright-colored, clingy T-shirts in signature stretchy Shine fabric wholly embodied the moment. The style, as seen...
| Mar 5, 2013
Designer Derek Lam, whose work has been worn by first lady Michelle Obama, will launch a limited-edition collection for women at Kohl's stores and Kohls.com in April.
Part of Kohl's DesigNation concept, Lam's capsule features misses' dresses, skirts,...
| 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....
| 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...