| 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...
| 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...