| May 2, 2014
| 1:58 PM
For nearly 40 years, Meryl Streep has been making her mark on stage, screen and television, becoming a familiar presence in our entertainment lives. But how much do you really know about the actress?
No fair Googling.
If you get 7 or fewer of these...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
As we learned from frosty fashion icon Miranda Priestly in "The Devil Wears Prada," florals for spring are not groundbreaking.
Florals for January would be groundbreaking, if you didn't feel like an idiot wearing them. But for example, the temperature...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:37 PM
LAS VEGAS — Las Vegas is changing. Not the strip, a symphony of ersatz that only knows how to become more so. Along with a phony Paris or sham Sphinx, the city has a fairly recent faux Frank Gehry design that serves as a home to high-end shops,...
| 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-...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 2:20 PM
MILAN (Reuters) - Roberto Cavalli wants the world of fashion to turn its back on celebrity endorsements, and likes to use Instagram to stay in touch with his customers, the flamboyant Italian designer said at Milan fashion week on Thursday.
| Dec 12, 2013
| 7:45 AM
This year's best dressed Hollywood newcomer is Lupita Nyong'o, the Yale School of Drama-educated actress garnering awards buzz for her role as the abused slave Patsey in "12 Years a Slave."
Nyong'o, who is styled by Micaela Erlanger, has been working...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Chinese pianist Yuja Wang is widely admired for her astonishing technical skills at the keyboard and a charismatic stage presence. The 26-year-old also draws attention for her fashion statements and sometimes daring style choices on the concert stage. Her...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Wes Anderson has collaborated with Prada on an eight-minute short film titled "Casello Cavalcanti," which went up online Wednesday at www.youtube.com/user/PRADA.
The film involves Jason Schwartzman in Italy in 1955 crashing his race car into a statue...
| 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...
| 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 3, 2013
In a world where scads of sales can be found anytime online, devoting an entire day, a half tank of gas and a week's pay to a mall, even an outlet mall, would be like ducking into a phone booth and depositing a dime.
Not since my back-to-school...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:30 PM
From fabric to tile to dinnerware, the pairing of blue and white is one of the most adored in decorating, embraced by scores of cultures for a millennium. But this year, in particular, patterns are going Dutch. And it's a real treat.