| 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...
| Apr 13, 2013
Few jewelry designers can say that they made their first sale in the bathroom of a Neiman Marcus, but for Danielle Yadegar, owner and designer of Bea Millen jewelry, that was exactly what happened.
While wearing her own hand-crafted, rose- and yellow-...
| May 19, 2013
"Arrested Development" costume designer Katie Sparks, whose efforts on the first two seasons of the Fox sitcom earned her a 2006 nomination from the Costume Designers Guild of America, was tapped by series creator Mitchell Hurwitz to work on the new...
| Mar 17, 2013
They've worked the "Runway" and become "Fashion Stars." And while an appearance on reality television is no guarantee of increased success in the fashion world, it has provided a definite boost to a few fortunate stylists and designers. Here's what some...
| Mar 17, 2013
If Disney's "Oz the Great and Powerful" continues to be a tornado at the ticket counter (opening weekend saw $80.3 million in domestic ticket sales, making it the most successful 2013 release to date), the inhabitants of the Emerald City aren't the only...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 5:03 PM
There's magic afoot in Orange County that has nothing to do with a giant mouse or a legendary berry farm and everything to do with George Esquivel and his band of craftsmen who, for more than a decade, have been hand-cobbling high-end shoes for a who's...
| 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...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 8:33 AM
Toys R Us and Macy’s, two major holiday shopping destinations, are teaming up for the Christmas rush by opening pop-up stores from the toy giant within the department store.
The temporary Toys R Us units inside 24 Macy’s stores nationwide...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Neiman Marcus Inc., owner of luxury department stores stuffed with brands such as Prada, Chanel and Gucci, said in a regulatory filing Monday that it plans to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering.
The Dallas company was taken over...
| 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...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 7:58 AM
Domestic doyenne Martha Stewart is about to get a slightly less fabulous paycheck, agreeing to cut her annual base salary by $200,000 to $1.8 million.
Stewart, who is chairwoman of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc., also allowed the company to shrink...
| 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.