October 6, 1991 |
Style is becoming as much about function as fad, which is why the environment and ways to save it are foremost in the minds of designers and retailers. "We not only consider the importance of natural fabrics and dyes, but how merchandise is shipped and sold," says Michael Segal, who runs father Fred Segal's new environmentally conscious store in Santa Monica. All items and store policies are designed to be ecologically sound.
November 21, 2000
Industry experts will forecast which way the retail real estate business is heading in response to electronic commerce and other new trends at the 27th annual Retail Game, a daylong seminar Dec. 7 at the Century Plaza Hotel in Century City. The event will be presented by the International Council of Shopping Centers in cooperation with program co-chairmen James S. Rosenfield and Daniel Bercu of Santa Monica-based J.S. Rosenfield & Co., a retail real estate industry consultant.
September 9, 1990 |
"PEOPLE HAVE a passion for what's old," says Tony Camargo, whose collection of nostalgic salt-and-pepper sets does seem to be shaking things up at Centre-Peace in the Fred Segal Santa Monica complex. These shakers appeal to both seasoned collectors and neophyte admirers.
April 23, 1999 |
Its motto is: "For hands that do more than wave." Its logo depicts founder Alex Volkmann in a skirt, sweater and heels changing a tire on a '58 Cadillac. And you can buy it at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. Heavy Duty hand lotion--$15 for a 3.5-ounce bottle--is the brainchild of Volkmann, former Murad Skin Care executive and Fred Segal makeup artist, and her husband, Fletcher. "I feel like body parts are analogous to car parts. . . . You wash them, buff and wax and shine them.
December 8, 2011 |
Shoppers who want to find good stuff and do good deeds at the same time can head to Fred Segal Santa Monica tonight for "An Evening of Gratitude. " The event, which will feature Gratitude Designs by Tara Dixon, will benefit the Flawless Foundation , which creates and supports programs that advocate for better care for children with mental illness and neuro-developmental challenges. Michael and Susan Schofield, the parents of Jani, a child featured in a 2009 story in The Times, will be on hand to talk about their experience.
December 3, 2000
On Becki: Josh and He Yang rayon-cotton sleeveless top, $350, at Maxfields, Los Angeles, and Beige, Los Angeles. Dom Spiro Spero necklace. On Speedy: Josh and He Yang fishnet top, $250, at Maxfields, Los Angeles. * Opposite: Magda Berliner pigskin jacket, $720, at Diavolina II, Los Angeles, over Magda Berliner Hairy Halter dress, $255, at Aero & Co., Los Feliz. * On Becki: Jared Gold cotton top, $110, with cotton corduroy skirt with grosgrain ribbon, $110, at Verd's Funk, San Francisco.
June 30, 1989 |
There were few surprises at the California Mart's seventh annual Marty retailer awards and holiday fashion show Monday night. Ron Herman of Fred Segal Melrose walked away with the best retailing award for the second consecutive year and for the third time in the show's 7-year history. The highlight and culmination of the evening came when Herman, whose Fred Segal store has become something of an institution in the 20 years it has stood at the corner of Melrose Avenue and Crescent Heights Boulevard in West Hollywood, accepted his much-deserved award.
March 18, 2007 |
JUST when you're finally able to score a bottle of Chanel's Black Satin, white is the new black. The spring runways (think Behnaz Sarafpour and Phillip Lim) were alight with creamy opaque white nails. Why white? Why now? It's retro-modern, elegant, goes well with a nice tan, and is the best thing to go with pearls since ... well, pearls.