September 23, 2007 |
The lost-and-found caper of the crystal sheath -- a dress valued at $150,000 and promised to the Smithsonian Institution -- could've spelled disaster for any upstart diva. But when the Bob Mackie gown was stolen off a hotel luggage trolley a day before opening night at the Hollywood Bowl, its owner, Carol Channing, conveyed how a true star acts -- with oodles of grace and cool. No wonder the kids are embracing her, again.
June 26, 2006 |
Can you make a movie about a superficial world that isn't terminally shallow? We'll see, when the adaptation of "The Devil Wears Prada," the 2003 bestseller by first-time novelist Lauren Weisberger, comes to the screen Friday.
September 14, 2010
The Early Show Anna Wintour; Nancy Grace. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Carey Mulligan; Robert Plant; Elaine Griffin; Justin Long. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News Jimmy Smits; Meridith Vieira. (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer; Bill O'Reilly. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Regis and Kelly Blake Lively; Will Arnett. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Author Tony Blair ("A Journey"); author Amy Yasbeck. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Doctors The doctors' book, "5-Minute Health Fixes.
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.
August 2, 2012 |
Former Dior creative head John Galliano, who famously lost his job last year amid a scandal over anti-Semitic rants (and who subsequently went to rehab to deal with the underlying causes of his meltdown) reportedly is considering moving to Los Angeles. [The Hollywood Reporter] Fame, Lady Gaga's much-hyped first fragrance, went on sale in a pop-up shop in Tokyo's Harajuku district. It won't be available in the States until September. [WWD] Katy Perry is on the cover of Elle's September issue, wearing a candy-pink dress.
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.
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.
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.
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.