October 20, 1994 |
Every Hollywood agent, Century City lawyer and Beverly Hills investment banker knows the difference between Italian designer Giorgio Armani's black label and his white label, right? But exactly where do Mani, Emporio and A/X fit in? Here are the crib notes for Armani 101. Label: GIORGIO ARMANI/A MILANO BORGONUOVO 21 Frequently referred to simply as "black label," it's Armani's premier collection for men and women, the one seen on runways and wrapped around celebrities on Oscar night.
August 11, 2000
* Alfred Mann, the founder, chairman and chief executive of MiniMed Inc., has tapped company President and Chief Operating Officer Terrance Gregg to share the executive leadership of the Sylmar-based medical devices maker as co-CEO in the newly formed office of the chief executive. * MGM Distribution Co., a unit of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., has named Ian Sutherland senior vice president, international theatrical distribution and marketing.
March 31, 1999 |
The Mission Viejo Mall, which is in the midst of a major renovation, announced Tuesday the names of 47 retailers and restaurants that will become tenants at the spruced-up center, including two stores making their Southern California debuts. The overall list included an array of tony specialty shops, such as Garys Ermenegildo Zegna, A/X Armani Exchange, Fendi and Sharper Image.
March 22, 2013 |
The cast of "The Big Bang Theory" dressed up in "Rocky Horror Show" outfits to sing at Wednesday's "A Night at Sardi's" fundraiser in Beverly Hills for the Alzheimer's Assn. Jason Bateman was host of the evening, which honored Brian Grazer. Other singers included Jason Alexander, Beth Behrs, Emmy Rossum and Christine Ebersole, among others. [Society News L.A.] The David Bowie retrospective at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London opens Saturday for a scheduled run through Aug. 11, and already it is reportedly the museum's fastest-selling show ever.
June 5, 1992 |
THE CRAZED SPIRIT OF FILENE'S BASEMENT, WITHOUT THE BARGAINS: What a hoot! At the opening of the slick, new A/X Armani Exchange in Santa Monica, dressing room lines were so long that some patrons tried on their duds right in the aisles. Others, in the European tradition, brought their dogs. Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger (whose restaurant, Schatzie's, is around the corner from A/X's location at Pier and Main) came with their two kids.
February 2, 1992 |
A ffordable Armani? Hey, even high-priced Italian designers can recognize recessionary times. With his new A/ X line, Giorgio Armani delivers the basics for down-to-earth pocketbooks. Unlike the designer's couture clothing, 80% of his latest collection costs between $30 and $100. Surprisingly, A/ X clothing is as functional as the nut and bolt in its ads and as utilitarian as its name implies (A/ X, or Armani Exchange, was inspired by the military's P/ X, or Post Exchange).