October 8, 1999 |
As if new moms don't feel bad enough, supermodel Cindy Crawford is now trying to market herself as the uber-mom. She has agreed to be an advisor and spokesmom for http://www.babystyle.com, an E-commerce site that sells products for moms and babies from TSE Cashmere, Petit Bateau, Thea Segal, DKNY and other brands. The site's launch party is scheduled for Wednesday at Eurochow restaurant in Westwood. Crawford's features on babystyle.
August 7, 2000 |
Why should politicos get all the limelight when hundreds of reporters descend on Los Angeles for the Democratic convention next week? Civic boosters will try to divert some of their attention to L.A.'s technology firms with bus tours and harbor cruises featuring some of the city's high-tech hotshots. One of the bus tours will stop at EC2, USC's high-tech incubator; online retailer EStyle, which runs the Babystyle.com and Kidstyle.
May 7, 1999 |
The selection of fashionable clothes at maternity stores has improved over the years. But no single source of fashion is sure to fit every pregnant woman's style, size or budget. A few places to look: * Anna Cris--The Web site and catalog feature active wear, hosiery and petite, tall and plus-size jeans and khakis; most clothing available up to size 16 or 18. On the Web at http://www.annacris.com. Call (800) 281-2662 for catalog.
January 26, 2000 |
Three Los Angeles-area entrepreneurs will be among 27 presenters Thursday at the nation's first venture capital forum for women-owned businesses. Laurie McCartney, chief executive of L.A.-based EStyle.com; Santa Monica's Menekse Gencer, co-founder of Vistify; and Kathleen Chien, who runs the Industry office of 51net.com Inc., will be pitching their business plans in front of several hundred potential investors at Springboard 2000 in Redwood City, Calif.
October 29, 2002 |
Sarah Jessica Parker teetered around New York this summer in spiky heels, stylishly with child. Kate Moss flounced about as well, in flowing bohemian garb that bared her bump (she gave birth to Lola in early October). And Cynthia Nixon appeared very pregnant at the Emmys this fall in a strapless gown by Chaikin. It's maternity chic: With so many celebs flaunting their big bellies, pregnancy is starting to look like the latest fashion accessory.
December 31, 2000 |
Where is the online world headed? Offline, in a big way--even as bricks-and-mortar competitors and catalog companies continue to leap onto the Web. The movement is evident at Lucy.com, which launched its Web site late in 1999 and immediately began mailing catalogs showcasing its women's workout gear. In January, the Portland, Ore.-based company will open a boutique in a New York City health club.