February 13, 2013 |
Quietly giddy, Sarah Thornblade sat on the couch of a Pasadena home nervously anticipating the encounter. She'd been waiting for this moment for weeks; when it finally came she wasted no time. Thornblade stood, unzipped a soft, green case and extended both hands, carefully lifting her much awaited blind date: an $8-million Stradivarius violin. The connection last week was a test run for a more intimate rendezvous coming Thursday. Thornblade, second violin for the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, will play the coveted instrument during the orchestra's all-Bach Valentine's Day concert.
November 7, 2012 |
Narciso Rodriguez's limited-edition collection for Kohl's DesigNation has arrived in stores and online, as of Wednesday. The collection was inspired by a trip to Turkey and features misses' outerwear, dresses, skirts, pants and shirts with prices ranging from $30 to $150. There are more than 100 pieces, and 30 of the styles will be available only on Kohls.com. This is the inaugural offering in Kohl's DesigNation series. Events Toni & Guy in Newport Beach plans an evening of beauty beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday featuring cosmetic surgeon Dr. Robert Kessler . Speakers will discuss fall hair, beauty trends and plastic surgery options.
October 23, 2012 |
Katie Holmes, Julianna Margulies, Emma Roberts and more stepped out to celebrate the new Narciso Rodriguez for Kohl's DesignNation fashion collection Monday in New York City. DesignNation is the store's new limited-edition collection concept and Rodriguez is the first designer to participate. His collection is scheduled to hit Kohl's stores and Kohls.com on Nov. 7. Margulies, star of "The Good Wife," walked the party in the Narciso Rodriguez for Kohl's long-sleeve, slim, two-tone ponte dress ($64)
September 20, 2012 |
Narciso Rodriguez , who has dressed the likes of Michelle Obama, Sarah Jessica Parker, Claire Danes and the late Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, has a limited-edition collection slated to hit Kohl's stores and Kohls.com on Nov. 7. Lucky Zoe Saldana has already scored one of the dresses -- that's one of the perks of being a much sought after, much photographed celebrity. We got a look at sketches of a few of the other pieces, such as the textured jacket (which will be priced at $150)
September 19, 2012
Kohl's Corp., the third-largest U.S. department-store company, plans to hire more than 52,700 workers for the holidays, an increase of more than 10% from a year earlier. The hiring will support business in stores and growth in e-commerce, the Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin-based company said today in a statement. Its distribution centers plan to add about 5,700 temporary workers. Chief Executive Officer Kevin Mansell is preparing for the holidays during which U.S. retail sales may rise 3.3% on improving consumer confidence, according to researcher ShopperTrak.
September 18, 2012 |
Kohl's Corp., one of the largest department store chains in the country, said it will hire more than 52,700 holiday workers for the 2012 holiday shopping season, the busiest of the year. That's 10% more seasonal workers than it hired last year, according to the Wisconsin-based company, which expects an average of 41 temporary employees for each of its more than 1,100 stores nationwide. In addition to stocking merchandise and manning cash registers in stores, the workers will also be tasked with helping the company build its e-commerce presence, Kohl's said Tuesday.