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November 28, 1996 | WILLIAM KISSEL, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Everything that Remi Hoang knows about the fashion business he picked up at Mervyn's, Nordstrom, Bernini and Apropos. Over the years, while sales clerking in department stores and upscale boutiques, he learned that accessories make a wardrobe tick. And, being the frenetic type, he also learned that he worked best solo. "I've always been an entrepreneur and a control freak," says Remi, who goes by his first name only.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 16, 1996 | NICHOLAS RICCARDI
A 44-year-old Chatsworth woman was ordered to pay $1,720 in fines Monday after pleading no contest to peddling counterfeit Chanel merchandise at a booth at the Encino Glen Golf Course, officials said. Los Angeles Municipal Judge Frank Johnson also placed Shelley Weinstein-Faigenblat on three years' summary probation and ordered her to forfeit the 28 handbags and scarves police seized from her booth in the golf course's banquet room, Deputy City Atty. Mark Lambert said.
NEWS
April 9, 1996 | DENNIS ROMERO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A pit bull could communicate that you're a bully. A Chihuahua might mean you're chichi. A shar pei says preppy, possibly. Your canine, in fact, could say as much about you as your ZIP code, your coupe or the cut of your blazer. Dogs, you see, are the fashion accessory of the day. "It's almost impossible to have the right style without the right dogs," declares designer Isaac Mizrahi in the docudrama "Unzipped," after admiring Eartha Kitt's twin standard poodles.
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April 5, 1996 | DENNIS ROMERO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Apit bull could communicate that you're a bully. A Chihuahua might mean you're chichi. A shar pei says preppy, possibly. Your canine, in fact, could say as much about you as your ZIP code, your coupe or the cut of your blazer. Dogs, you see, are the fashion accessory of the day. "It's almost impossible to have the right style without the right dogs," declares designer Isaac Mizrahi in the docudrama "Unzipped," after admiring Eartha Kitt's twin standard poodles.
NEWS
March 28, 1996 | JACKIE B. REEVES
The significant other in your life goes to his closet for his favorite blazer and slacks and they're not there. He sees you leaving the house in something that looks uncomfortably similar. What's going on? Beginning with Katharine Hepburn's tailored trousers and continuing with Donna Karan's so-called Boyfriend Jacket--inspired by a loose, structured blazer in her husband's wardrobe--the allure of men's haberdashery has been a not-so-well-kept secret.
NEWS
February 29, 1996 | WILLIAM KISSEL
Top menswear designers Giorgio Armani, Calvin Klein, Donna Karan and Richard Tyler have all eschewed slouchy suits for a more refined silhouette. So it's fitting that French cuff shirts and cuff links are coming out of the closet. But this time, instead of adding to the sober sartorial look, cuff links are part of a new stuffed-shirt rebellion.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 17, 1995 | FRANK B. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Police swooped down Thursday on six locations where they said low-paid workers were churning out counterfeit copies of chic, ultra-pricey purses and shoes, illegally marketing them as genuine Louis Vuitton and Chanel products worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. Glendale Police Lt.
NEWS
November 9, 1995 | MAUREEN SAJBEL
They could stand up to a tank. From brightly colored patent leather mini hatboxes for "Clueless" juniors up through octagons in suede for the Bistro Garden crowd, this season's purses are all about structure. Hermes, with its classic Kelly model, and Ferragamo, with its ladylike luncheon bags, set the standard for other manufacturers that picked up the trend as part of the Mod fashion revival.
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