| Dec 6, 2013
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I have been invited to a black-tie dinner at a fancy private club. Is a knee-length dress acceptable attire? The dress I would wear is sleeveless, decorated with rhinestones around the neckline and around the edges of the three-...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Harry Styles of One Direction took home the British Style Award at the British Fashion Awards on Monday in London. The 19-year-old received the award from Alexa Chung, herself the winner for the last three years, and model Jack Guinness. He beat out other...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 1:01 PM
By Clare Baldwin and Sarah Morris
HONG KONG/MADRID, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Esprit Holdings'
chief is doubling down on a bet to fix the struggling
clothing retailer he took charge of a year ago by revamping its
existing business model and recreating it in...
| Nov 28, 2013
Today's designer consignment looks nothing like the college snapshot of students pawing through piles for that Prada in the rough.
Hollywood's A-list regularly walks the red carpet in couture from Decades, the luxury consignment store that starred in...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 6:05 AM
ST. LOUIS Devon Windsor had to decide how much she was willing to sacrifice in her attempt to become a top model. Her answer was surprising.
She was a tall, lean, 14-year-old blonde fresh out of braces and excited to travel. She signed with the local...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:30 PM
By Piya Sinha-Roy
LOS ANGELES, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Katniss Everdeen not only
wields the bow and arrow of hope in "Catching Fire," the second
installment of "The Hunger Games" film franchise, she is also
the muse of a new high-fashion line that carries the...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Kerry Washington is everywhere.
On the covers of magazines; live-tweeting her hit show, "Scandal," with her fans (who call themselves gladiators); hosting "Saturday Night Live"; and soon to be in ads for Neutrogena as the L.A.-based beauty company's new...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Forget Black Friday, it's "Fabulous Friday" to South Coast Plaza.
The high-end shopping center plans extra concierges armed with complimentary bottled water and added valets to ease crowded parking lots.
Preferred customers and media can sip...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:13 PM
GUANGZHOU, China (Reuters) - Luxury car dealers are resorting to offering customers massages, mini-golf and other gimmicks, hoping this will give them an edge in a ferociously competitive Chinese market where brand loyalty is less common than in the West....
| Nov 17, 2013
| 11:01 PM
* Burberry has big ambitions for its beauty line
* Market is full of failed fashion brands' skin care lines
* Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors not planning on going into skin
By Astrid Wendlandt
PARIS, Nov 18 (Reuters) - Burberry is the latest
| Nov 15, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Richard Avedon was one of the most accomplished photographers of the last 50 years and a new solo exhibition of his work at the Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills, "Avedon: Women," explores his interpretations of beauty, both conventional and...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 2:30 PM
When you’re a fashion designer looking for exposure in the industry, you show your collection on the runways in New York or Europe. When you are looking for exposure to the world, you come to L.A.
British designers invaded L.A. last week in search...