| Dec 5, 2012
| 3:01 PM
Shona C. Gilbert, an artistic couture jewelry designer, is bringing her designs via a trunk show to Neiman Marcus at Fashion Island on Dec. 14-15.
Her handmade line, SHONA, features glass-beaded bracelets, tourmaline gemstones and vintage stones,...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 6:15 AM
NEW YORK -- Apparently, full stomachs after Thanksgiving dinners get people in the mood for some real shopping.
Customers flocked in to early store openings on Thanksgiving day to scoop up "doorbuster" deals.
A record 247 million shoppers visited stores...
| May 24, 2013
| 7:42 PM
Minutes after arriving by bus at an outlet mall in Cabazon, a dozen or so Chinese tourists hustled out to buy luggage that they planned to stuff with high-end clothes, shoes and bags.
But not Guoshing Cui, a Samsung supervisor from Guangzhou. He made...
| May 14, 2013
| 8:54 AM
(Published June, 2012)
The Miami Heat don't just battle on the basketball court. There are some serious fashion wars being waged as well.
Think hot pink pants. Fake glasses. Sweet suits.
And fashion stylists who plan for the season as much as...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Nigel Barker - that sauve photographer that used to be on Tyra Banks' "Top Model" and is now on Naomi Campbell's "The Face" - is going all "RAW" on us.
That's the title of his new photography exhibition that he will be unveiling at Coral Gables' Village...
| 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...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 12:07 PM
"In Style" magazine's Hal Rubenstein will introduce the Donna Karan spring 2013 collection Wednesday, March 6 at Neiman Marcus in Bal Harbour.
Things get started in Fine Apparel on Level Two at 12:30 p.m. with champagne and lite-bites before the fashion...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 7:35 AM
To counter the now-well-publicized culture of rape in India, three engineers in Chennai said in March that they are about to send to the market women's anti-rape lingerie, which will provide both a stun-gun-sized blast of electricity against an...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Purely from a fashion point of view - and I fully acknowledge that designer runways are not the point here - the Miami Dolphins have picked the worst time imaginable to get rid of all that orange in their new uniforms.
You see, orange is red hot these...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 1:16 PM
I am obsessed with Target's designer collaborations. Ever since Luella partnered with Target in 2006, I have been a faithful follower of Target’s Go International collections as well as all its designer partnerships. I’ll never understand...
| Nov 19, 2012
It's not unusual for business owners, even male business owners, to describe the start of their companies using the metaphor of childbirth. But when Shelly Sun tells her version, it hits closer to home, and not just because she's a mom.
The CEO and...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 9:09 PM
Never mind that Thanksgiving is only about a week away. It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas.
Fashion Island signaled the beginning of the Christmas season Tuesday evening when its 92-foot white fir tree, which is located in the Neiman Marcus-...