May 25, 2006 |
IT'S a busy summer in the vast wasteland, with more new shows than you can shake a stick at. That's exactly what you'll want to do to some of them, but only the most tube-averse won't find some reason to stay inside. Reality, or something called it, still rules the 'waves.
March 25, 2002 |
It was a new nude Hollywood on the red carpet Sunday night. Not peekaboo fashion, but a wonderful palette of understated blush and beige tones that stood out in a sea of mostly black. Best supporting actress winner Jennifer Connelly was stunning in a flesh-hued, strapless Balenciaga gown, a fitted top with a long skirt with tiered ruffles. The only accessories were a matching long scarf and simple diamond studs. "I love the elegance and simplicity of the gown.
March 1, 2002 |
Musicians are a crazy, uninhibited lot, full of rebellion and often scandalous in their actions and attire, but they were better dressed than ever at the 44th Grammy Awards. The stars walking the red carpet at Staples Center on Wednesday lacked a single jaw-dropping outfit that pushed the limits of bad taste, but they didn't disappoint fans of extreme fashion.
January 25, 2000 |
CityWalk would have been the perfect place to throw a surprise 60th birthday party for Jon Jerde, the Venice-based architect who is known as the father of the modern mega-mall. He designed CityWalk, as well as Newport Beach's Fashion Island, the Glendale Galleria, Westside Pavilion and hundreds of others. But Jerde, one of the USC School of Architecture's most famous graduates (along with Frank Gehry), was feted Saturday at one of L.A.'s true cultural gems: Union Station.
November 29, 2009 |
There's a bow-tie revolution going on. Sure, you've seen them on dandy hipsters or the chiseled and coiffed models who grace the pages of men's fashion magazines. And now, 31-year-old NFL linebacker Dhani Jones has proclaimed: "Just because you wear a bow tie doesn't mean you're a nerd." Jones aims to recruit guys of all shapes, sizes and ages into "the way of the bow tie," urging them to adopt not only his habit of wearing one but also his philosophy, what he calls "the resurgence of the gentleman."
April 19, 2009 |
Travel shows are often about the illusion of uncomplicated assimilation, how simple it could be to jet off from your dull life and be a part of somewhere foreign, how easy it might be to see another place through the eyes of an insider. In truth, though, travel can be a struggle, a war against the unknown. Then -- poof -- as soon as you've got it figured out, it's time to go.