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NEWS
November 5, 1993
The models refused to cooperate. Some had to be dragged down the runway. Others jumped off the Astroturf ramp and ran through the audience. And most shook off their hats and wigs and gnawed at their clothes. But what did you expect from the 50 contestants that entered Newport Dunes Resort's "Top Dog" fashion show in Newport Beach on Saturday?
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ENTERTAINMENT
February 11, 2008 | Emili Vesilind, Times Staff Writer
THE red carpet at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards threw into sharp relief just how safe female musicians are required to play it these days. The steady stream of jewel-toned gowns, softly waved tresses and unremarkable diamond baubles was eerily similar to the red carpet scene at the Screen Actors Guild Awards a few weeks ago. Since when did pop and rock stars start dressing like actresses?
MAGAZINE
September 24, 2006 | Kristin Young, Kristin Young is features editor at Angeleno magazine, where she covers fashion. Her articles have also appeared in Women's Wear Daily, W, Redbook and others.
Text by Kristin Young; Photographs by Randee St. Nicholas * Resource Guide: Page 29 Dior Homme by Hedi Slimane white cotton tuxedo shirt, $395, black silk tie, $155, and yellow-and-black sunglasses, $205, all at Dior Homme, Beverly Hills. Black jeans by Nudie Jeans Co., $185, at Traffic Men, Los Angeles. Prada leopard-print belt, $345, Comme des Garcons red belt with chain, $165, and Dries Van Noten gold sequin scarf, $255, all at Barneys New York, Beverly Hills.
NEWS
May 25, 1986 | GREGORY JENSEN, United Press International
A London auctioneer this Wednesday will sell a curious document that almost makes Imelda Marcos look like the model of shopping restraint. The Marcos treasury of shoes, gowns and bad or fake classical paintings has become famous since the Philippine upheaval. But Imelda Marcos could have taken lessons from Empress Josephine.
NEWS
April 15, 1994 | KATHY BRYANT, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A Madame Gripoix necklace made and sold in the 1960s for less than $100 recently brought $1,955 at a New York auction. Why so much for a piece of costume jewelry? For one thing, the name Gripoix, a designer who worked with couture houses to accessorize their pricey clothes, carries weight with collectors. And so does workmanship. Costume jewelry made from the 1920s to the 1960s was often created in the same way as fine jewelry, experts say.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 1, 1996 | MICHAEL P. LUCAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
There is the Michael Horse who is a respected Native American jeweler and painter. Then there is the Michael Horse who is an actor. One has a serious devotion to his art, which he has been making for 25 years. The other is ready with a joke about a profession he sometimes has trouble taking seriously. Busy enough to be mistaken for two people, Horse is currently riding high in his second profession.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 2, 2007 | Charles Proctor, Times Staff Writer
A judge Thursday sentenced Michael Goodwin to two consecutive life sentences without parole for the murders of racing legend Mickey Thompson and his wife in what prosecutors said were revenge killings for a business partnership gone awry. Goodwin, who was dressed in a dark gray jacket and had brown-rimmed glasses perched low on his nose, showed no reaction as Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Teri Schwartz sentenced him. A jury in the same Pasadena courthouse had convicted him Jan.
NEWS
June 20, 1986 | ROSE-MARIE TURK
When a woman wears jewelry by Brian Reichenberg, she usually doesn't bandy his name about. "She might tell a couple of friends, but that's about it," boasts the former gem salesman, who specializes in fake diamonds, sapphires, rubies and emeralds. People who want copies of real baubles (their own or someone else's) have been known to arrive at Reichenberg's Beverly Boulevard shop disguised in large hats, sunglasses and using pseudonyms, he says. Other clients summon him on the q.t.
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