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.
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.
May 19, 2013 |
Walking into the Aviator Nation store on Abbot Kinney in Venice is like stumbling into a frat house with a feminine touch. Steely Dan, Doors and Grateful Dead album covers and vintage skate decks nailed to the walls, a record player spinning Aerosmith's "Sweet Emotion," a "720 Degrees" arcade game in the corner, stacks and stacks of foam trucker hats, T-shirts and hoodies spreading good vibes like "Pray for Surf" and "California Is For Lovers".......
October 9, 2011 |
The stylists at Fred Segal Salon in Santa Monica were doing about two Brazilian Blowouts a day after the hair-smoothing product first came on the market six years ago. The $350 that Fred Segal Salon charged per treatment was a small price to pay for women with unruly curls, who raved about the Blowout's miraculous power to tame frizz and straighten waves for months at a time. "It was a great product. That's why it was so popular," said Fred Segal Salon owner Matthew Preece, who ran fans during the four-hour treatments and encouraged his stylists to wear masks to avoid breathing fumes.
September 8, 1991
When it comes to men's grooming, the news is shorter, more versatile hair. Which means that a haircut should give a man the choice of several styles--combed back, parted or falling forward. "No more hard hair," says Cheryl Marks, the bicoastal hair and makeup artist who groomed the models for these photos. "Men now should use oils and creams, not gels," she says. "And when getting a haircut, make sure that the style is not a wedge but tapered so that you can see the contour of the head."
HOME & GARDEN
November 8, 2007 |
WHO says the holiday table has to be traditional? This season, stores are rolling out new tabletop pieces that look distinctive enough for a special occasion but are still versatile enough to set out long after New Year's has passed. Sparkling metals, exotic animal prints and colorful ethnic accents are trends that have filtered all the way down to discount stores.
October 21, 1990 |
PRESS your hand on a 1st Degree Sportswear T-shirt and watch the magic happen. The West Los Angeles-based firm has added a new twist to the humble T-shirt: color-changing ink. Many of the designs react, in mood-ring fashion, to fluctuating body or external temperatures by changing colors. The 100% cotton T-shirts run about $28; the sweat shirts, $43. 1st Degree T-shirts: Fred Segal, 8100 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, (213) 651-4129; and Flora Luna, 1220 Bison Ave.
April 27, 1990 |
Have you seen "The Guys?" They're little face sculptures by L.A. artist-turned-jewelry designer Robert Lahaye. In brushed gold or antiqued silver with tie-tack backs, they are seen in the best company. Janet Jackson wears them all over a vest in her "Miss You Much" music video. They cover a bustier worn by Gloria Estefan. But "The Guys," with names like Tiki, Spike, Ziggy and Razor, aren't just for girls. Rod Stewart wears all seven of them on his lapel.