| Nov 2, 2013
| 3:31 AM
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| Sep 20, 2012
| 3:16 PM
Judging from Apple's 2 million-plus iPhone 5 pre-orders, the frenzy surrounding Friday's release of the coveted device will mean long lines and frustration for some consumers.
Officials at Orlando area malls with Apple stores, including Mall at...
| Feb 24, 2013
Your choices in San Francisco hotels are overwhelming. The prices can be too. So during our staff visit to the City by the Bay, we looked for reasonably priced hotels that had charm, location or both. We came back with 14 ideas on places to bed down. It's...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 11:12 AM
Window shopping is an imaginative and immersive experience at Koi boutique in South Pasadena. Mannequins dressed in fantastical costumes made of ordinary objects like tea bags, Slinkies and surgical gloves pop up every August and January to dazzle the...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 10:12 AM
One day in 2009 Anna Wintour – editrix of “Vogue” and the last word in all things fabulous – decided that the recession was unfashionable.
Not being a shrinking violet, she set about doing something about it. After ringing up...
| Aug 26, 2012
Celebrity presence has always been an essential part of the game at Los Angeles charity events, but this fall organizers may have outdone themselves. Consider:
George Clooney will be honored at the Carousel of Hope Ball.
Leonardo DiCaprio is co-chairing...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Back in 2011, one night after PJ Morton watched his future Young Money record label boss and rap megastar Lil Wayne perform at the DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston, Mich., the soul-pop singer returned to the venue to perform pop hits such as "Moves...
| Dec 30, 2012
Marni comes to L.A.
The Marni for H&M collection launched in L.A. with a star-studded soiree that included Drew Barrymore, Andrea Riseborough, Jessica Chastain, Milla Jovovich, Lily Collins, Freida Pinto and Winona Ryder. The setting — the 1926...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:02 AM
"Modern Family's" Sofia Vergara admits she has a fondness for Hermes Birkin bags. In August's Harper's Bazaar, she says she tells her agent: “What would you prefer? Me popping champagne bottles and doing drugs and wasting money or buying bags? These...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Macy’s Inc. and J.C. Penney Co. Inc. are back in court Monday after a month-long mediation effort in their dispute over Martha Stewart merchandise appeared to have failed.
The department store chains are tussling over the rights to sell the...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Swanky Rodeo Drive is getting a new occupant as British brand Burberry brings its oft-copied tartan patterns and popular trench coats to the upscale Beverly Hills shopping strip.
The brand is expected to bring its a new flagship store to Southern...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Beleaguered retailer J.C. Penney, struggling to boost slumping sales and tanking traffic through an intense revamp, said in its annual report that the turnaround “may take longer than expected” and that the results “may be materially...