| Jan 23, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Two-time Academy Award-winning costume designer Catherine Martin's luscious and ultra-luxe costumes for "The Great Gatsby" are a stellar fusion of past, present and future. Her husband, the film's director, Baz Luhrmann, with whom she frequently...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 4:15 PM
As Chinese tourists spill from their tour bus into the Beverly Center, Charlie Gu hands each one a sleek black envelope. Inside: a Chinese-language map of the mall and a special discount card.
Gu, the center's Mandarin-speaking Chinese specialist,...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:29 AM
Even princes can be less than tactful. Prince William and the former Kate Middleton, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, arrived in Sydney, Australia, on Wednesday, Day 10 of their tour to New Zealand and Australia. Kate wore a yellow dress with white...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 6:30 AM
They share vintage fashion finds, finish one another's sentences and collectively compose pop-rock songs. Kesha and Katy Perry are fans, and their dream is to perform with Prince. But for now they'll have to settle for appearing at the Coachella Valley...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:42 AM
A Celine tote for $220? A Carolina Herrera shirt dress for $255? And shopping for a good cause too?
No, you’re not dreaming.
The items are available to buy at Shopbop.com and Amazon.com as part of a new capsule collection launched to support the...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:58 AM
Luxury Garage Sale, the upscale consignment boutique, hosts its first warehouse sale this week. From Wednesday to Sunday, hundreds of designer garments, shoes, accessories and costume jewelry from brands like Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Balenciaga,...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Costume and production designer Catherine Martin will receive the Rodeo Drive Walk of Style Award for her work on husband and director Baz Luhrmann’s film adaptation of “The Great Gatsby,” the Rodeo Drive Committee and the city of...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 12:30 PM
An ex-con trying to go straight is hounded by both sides of the law in Rachid Bouchareb's "Two Men in Town," a standard-issue drama set in New Mexico, where grand open spaces highlight the big open gaps in logic. Loosely based on Jose Giovanni's 1973...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 6:52 PM
Everyone's a winner — or at least no one is yet a loser — at the annual Academy Awards nominee luncheon, where a glitzy crowd of actors, directors and behind-the-scenes creative types rub elbows and offer a few choice sound bites before the...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Not long ago I picked up a copy of "Concierge Confidential," motivated by the dishy alternate title that promised to reveal "The Secrets of Serving Champagne Bitches and Caviar Queens."
The wealthy, the high-powered and the demanding...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Academy Award winning costume and production designer Catherine Martin will be inducted into the Rodeo Drive Walk of Style on Feb. 28.
The city of Beverly Hills and the Rodeo Drive Committee will honor its 21st (and first Australian) recipient for her...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:27 PM
Times readers first met the force of nature that is former model turned shepherdess Natalie Redding back in a 2011 Image section profile of the Southern California resident and her one-woman artisanal wool-gathering operation.
Now a wider audience...