| 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.
| 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...
| 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.
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...