| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Jazz is only the beginning for Esperanza Spalding...
| May 16, 2012
| 4:32 PM
High Low Vintage, which specializes in men's and women's fashions worn from the 1950s through 1980s, has opened in Pasadena. Eskandar and Sandast both open flagships in Los Angeles, plus other shopping news....
| 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...
| May 13, 2012
Fashion jewelry design is in the midst of a renaissance the likes of which we haven't seen since the 1980s. And Alexis Bittar blazed the trail. In the last two decades, the New York-based jewelry designer has gone from selling his signature colorful,...
| May 17, 2012
| 4:20 PM
Fine feathers spoke volumes at the annual "Ladies Who Lunch….and Read" event held May 8 at Three Seventy Common for the first time.
The restaurant across the street from the Laguna Beach Library opened specially for the Friends of the Library...
| May 21, 2012
| 10:04 AM
In Westport, keeping up with the Jones is a high-stakes triathlon of earning, shopping and showing off (all while never losing one's Stepford Wives smile). The town's interior decorating outlet of choice is Dovecote. Shop owner Sarah Kaplan...
| May 29, 2012
| 8:40 AM
DALLAS — On June 13, Larry Hagman's formidable eyebrows will welcome you back to a new "Dallas" TV series on TNT, and the city to our north is once again ready to bask in the spotlight of oil-rich backbiters.
Let's clarify one thing right from...
| 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...