June 6, 2012 |
There is Black Friday for bargain hunters, Cyber Monday for tech lovers and Fashion's Night Out for fashionistas. It was only a matter of time before retailers invented a shopping holiday for kids. Enter Teen Vogue magazine, which has officially anointed Aug. 11 as Back-to-School Saturday, an event designed for students and their harried parents. Back-to-School Saturday will mimic other big national shopping days with dozens of retailers -- including H&M, Express and American Eagle Outfitters -- signed on as advertisers who will also offer sales and promotions as enticement, the New York Times reported.
October 24, 2012 |
Stop the presses. Breaking news. In this morning's inbox came a news release from Giambattista Valli confirming that Valli designed the gown Jessica Biel wore to wed Justin Timberlake. The release described it as a "haute couture strapless gown of silk mousseline and silk organza with a light pink floral motif and ruffles" as well as a veil containing Biel's heirloom pearls. To see photos, the news release directed readers to People.com, which bought exclusive rights to the photos and posted some today.
September 1, 2010
The Early Show (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Andre Agassi; Miranda Lambert. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News Kat Von D. (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Dierks Bentley and Miranda Lambert announce nominees for "The 44th Annual CMA Awards. " (N) 7 a.m. KABC Good Day L.A. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV Live With Regis and Kelly Jude Law; Mike Myers. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Dr. Drew Pinsky; Mindy McCready; Mackenzie Phillips; Jennifer Gimenez; Jennie Ketcham. 10 a.m. KABC The Doctors 11 a.m. KCAL The Oprah Winfrey Show Justin Bieber; Charice performs.
September 5, 2012 |
A pop-up salon at the U.S. Open helps keep tennis players looking their best. NYC stylist Julien Farel is in his sixth year offering trims, braids, updos, mani-pedis and more to the likes of Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Elena Vesnina. And occasionally shearing some hapless court VIP who has lost a bet. [The Cut] Vogue Editor in Chief Anna Wintour has hosted a series of fund-raisers for President Obama's reelection campaign here in the States. Now she's reportedly going international with plans to hold fund-raising dinners in London and Paris in conjunction with fashion weeks in those cities this fall.
September 13, 2009 |
L.A. is never short on gala movie events and last week proved no different, with virtually back-to-back fashion-centric film screenings that attracted glamorous crowds of socialites, celebrities and style setters. R.J. Cutler's documentary "The September Issue" was the center of attention Tuesday night at LACMA. The director spoke to a crowd including actresses Ginnifer Goodwin and Perrey Reeves, singer Kelly Rowland and boutique owner Cameron Silver, urging them to use Twitter or Facebook to spread their (positive)
February 10, 2008 |
Forget the front row at Marc Jacobs -- this was the hottest place to be during New York Fashion Week. On Wednesday night, Gucci pitched an enormous tent on the north lawn of the United Nations and threw a party that felt like the Vanity Fair Oscar bash gone East. The evening, hosted by Madonna, was a benefit for the UNICEF Children's Fund and Raising Malawi, organizations that fight the effects of AIDS on children in Africa.
November 8, 2006 |
IT'S a jungle out there. And we can blame it on Jack Nicholson. Not only are Louis Vuitton, Valentino, Dolce & Gabbana and Roger Vivier releasing wild leopard-print slouch bags and satchels this awards season but some fashion-forward actresses -- and such uber-trendsetters as Vogue editor Anna Wintour and stylist Rachel Zoe -- are already on the prowl in slinky leopard-print silk dresses, coats, blouses and even Ugg-style boots, platform heels, long scarves and belts.
November 26, 2012 |
An intimate, two-hander play by a relatively unknown writer took home the top prize at this year's London Evening Standard Theatre Awards. "Constellations," by Nick Payne, won the prize for best play on Sunday, beating out works by Caryl Churchill and James Graham. "Constellations" ran at the Royal Court Upstairs earlier this year and starred Sally Hawkins and Rafe Spall. The play -- a cryptic, science-themed romance that runs a brief 70 minutes -- received mostly positive reviews.
June 5, 2012 |
The CFDA awards smiled on American designing sisters Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen on Monday night in New York. The Olsen twins were named 2012 womenswear designers of the year by the Council of Fashion Designers of America for their label the Row, notching a serious validation for two Hollywood expats striving for legitimacy in the fiercely competitive fashion world. Rocking a new brunet 'do, Mary-Kate cut a gothic figure with sunny sister Ashley at New York's Lincoln Center, alongside attendees including Jessica Chastain, Anna Wintour, Zosia Mamet, Diane Von Furstenberg and host Seth Meyers.