| 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...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 6:03 PM
What's not to love about a new lipstick? It perks us up for not much cash. But really, even if it's not a huge expenditure, we still want value for our money.
Is there that much difference between a $34 Chanel and a cheapie from the drugstore?
| Feb 10, 2013
Beyond the sappy cards and seemingly endless rows of heart-shaped chocolate boxes, there are, indeed, some stylish ways to celebrate the woman in your life this Valentine's Day. Win points in the romance department by moving beyond grocery store floral...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Business, says Whole Foods co-Chief Executive John Mackey, has “a horrible reputation.”
But instead of being “selfish and greedy and exploitative,” as it’s often portrayed, business is actually “the greatest force for...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 11:55 AM
This post has been updated with information from an amended criminal complaint filed Thursday afternoon.
Hackers allegedly targeted 15 financial institutions, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Citigroup Inc. and E-Trade, as part of a nearly two-year-...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Shopping for a K-12 student is still an expensive proposition, but parents this year are planning to trim their spending and focus on necessities, according to a survey from the National Retail Federation.
The average expenditure for apparel, shoes,...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The arrival of the Lunar New Year this month seems to have sparked an epiphany for area shopping centers: Asian and Asian American consumers have a growing pile of money and want to spend it where they're welcome.
So in the Year of the Snake, malls...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Popular Taiwanese dumpling chain Din Tai Fung is growing increasingly upscale, with plans to open its fourth U.S. location at swanky Glendale shopping center the Americana at Brand.
In September, the eatery will bring its foodie favorite soup dumplings...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Shoppers trod carefully in January, lured into stores by retailers dangling post-holiday clearance deals but spending sparingly to balance out higher payroll taxes and lingering economic uncertainty.
Same-store sales at major retailers such as...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:06 PM
It was an over-the-top grand opening for Topshop and Topman at the Grove.
The British fashion brands debuted in L.A. in a big way Thursday, drawing a crowd of 10,000 to the shopping center, the biggest retail store opening ever for the Grove.
| Nov 29, 2012
"Gatz": An article and a photo caption in the Nov. 27 Calendar section about the play "Gatz" and an article in the Nov. 25 Calendar section about marathon plays said that actors Scott Shepherd and Ben Williams alternate the role of Nick Carraway in the...