June 7, 2001
* Raytheon Co. said it plans to cut 470 more jobs at its commercial aircraft unit in Kansas because of lower-than-expected deliveries of Beechjet and King Air planes. The cuts affect hourly staff and represent 4.8% of the unit's work force. Raytheon expects to deliver 468 jets this year, 40 fewer than forecast, the company said. Lexington, Mass.-based Raytheon said in April that it would eliminate 450 salaried positions at the commercial aircraft unit. * Sportswear designer Quiksilver Inc.
April 9, 2001 |
With preppy chic, "Like a Virgin" lace, logos, metal rock T-shirts and head-to-toe denim all back in style, these days it's tougher than ever to be a fashion don't. But guests at Glamour magazine's "Don'ts Party" at the outre Norm's Diner in West Hollywood were asked to throw good taste to the wind and dress to unimpress. It didn't seem that image-obsessed L.A. was up to the task as svelte teams of low-slung leather-pants-clad hipsters began to arrive. "Everyone has become so stylish in L.A.
June 7, 1999 |
Ruth Whitney, who as editor of Glamour magazine for three decades helped young American women cope with feminism and coming of age, has died. She was 71. Whitney died Friday at her home in Irvington, N.Y., of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly called Lou Gehrig's disease. She headed the Conde Nast magazine for women ages 18 to 35 from 1967 until September, collecting four National Magazine Awards and increasing circulation by 54% to 2.3 million.
May 13, 1999 |
The June issue of Conde Nast Inc.'s Glamour magazine has two different covers. Fashion model Josie Maran will appear on the cover of issues distributed in the West and on the East Coast. Country music superstar Shania Twain is on the front of issues in regions where she is particularly popular--the Midwest, the South and Canada. Glamour spokesman Robert Pini said the dual covers are intended to "elevate the image of the magazine and get more of a buzz going about it."
March 5, 1998 |
They've been caught with their skirts too short, their heels too high and their panty lines visible for all to see. They're the unlucky fashion victims Glamour magazine has photographed for its infamous Do's & Don'ts column. Since its inception in 1939, Glamour has sent its fashion police all over the country to take photos of women who have committed a fashion faux pas.
June 4, 1993 |
Editor: Joanne Mattera. Info: Willard Books, 1992. $7.95 paperback. 58 pages. Illustrated in black-and-white photographs. This silly little book is a compilation of the Glamour magazine column featuring fashion sinners and saints.