| Mar 28, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Neiman Marcus Fashion Director Ken Downing hosted an exclusive Spring Trend Runway Show for the department store's top forty customers Wednesday.
Downing, who you might have seen on "The Rachel Zoe Project" and "Project Runway All Stars", travels to...
| Jan 16, 2011
Having dinner with Michael Kors is like having dinner with Auntie Mame. When you sit down with him, you know nobody is going to be at a loss for words or laughs.
Over hamburgers and vodkas a few nights before his spring runway show last September, he was...
| Jan 20, 2011
Georgia Carroll Kyser, a fashion model in the 1930s and '40s who became an actress and a singer with her husband Kay Kyser's big band, died Friday in Chapel Hill, N.C. She was 91.
The cause was not revealed.
Born Nov. 18, 1919, in Blooming Grove, Texas,...
| Dec 15, 2011
Marvin Saul was a uranium miner who had gone bust when he flipped a coin in the late 1950s to decide where to strike out next from Utah. Heads meant Los Angeles; tails Dallas.
Heads, and generations of future deli-goers on the Westside, won out.
| Aug 18, 2010
| 2:20 PM
"Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice may be bankrupt -- however that doesn't seem to be stopping her over-the-top spending.
Court documents, obtained by E! Online, indicate Giudice shelled out a whopping $60,000 on furniture and other...
| 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,...
| Oct 30, 2011
Missoni is having a moment.
Last month, the Italian luxury label's Missoni for Target collaboration was so hotly sought after that it caused the retailer's website to crash. EBay was flooded with resales of the stuff — some 21,000 items at one...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:03 AM
First published on Sept. 25, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012.
You're an outsider heading to the Westside of Los Angeles -- not the beach cities, but Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Westwood and the nearby well-heeled neighborhoods south of the Santa...
| Mar 20, 2011
As the zeitgeist in fashion moves further away from cookie-cutter, trend-driven dressing, the concept of über-creative personal style as the height of modern chic is also pervading the bridal industry.
That's why the new bridal headpieces designed by L....
| Jun 2, 2012
| 11:41 AM
First published on May 29, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012.
Hear that? That dull roar, like the sound from inside a shell?
That might be the Orange County coastline calling you -- 42 miles of beach and beach towns, give or take, from San...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 10:23 AM
Come the holidays, Target and Neiman Marcus are joining forces, co-launching a special collection with more than 50 products from 24 designers.
The first-come, first-serve giftable offerings will be designed by the likes of Carolina Herrera, Marc Jacobs,...
| Sep 23, 2010
Susan Goodman Komen died of breast cancer at age 36 in 1980, eliciting a deathbed promise from her little sister, Nancy, to lift the stigmatized silence that shrouded her disease. Thirty years later, Susan G. Komen for the Cure has raised nearly $1.5...