April 22, 2012 |
There's a smartphone app for almost everything, so why not an app to help with prom planning? From picking the perfect dress to editing your pictures, there is an app to help with every aspect of the big dance. "So many teens have smartphones," said Molly McLaughlin, mobile technology editor at ConsumerSearch.com. "They are already managing their lives with these devices. " Here are her top prom apps. Prom Hairstyles (free for the iPhone) The app allows the user to try different hairstyles on a photograph of herself.
April 22, 2012 |
Here's how to put together one of this year's trendy prom looks, the blush tone ball gown. Blanca Farber, buyer for Windsor, says, "With this dress, because it's a light tone, people want to go for gold or bronze so they will go with a gold, glitter shoe for a really nice contrast. I also recommend, depending on what color earrings you choose, to also go with a bangle. " Betsy long blush prom dress from Windsor, $154.90 Champagne glitter cross-strap shoe from Windsor, $34.90 Gold drop chain earrings from Windsor, $6.90 Beige rhinestone knuckle clutch from Windsor, $29.90
November 20, 2011 |
The Future of Us A Novel Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler Razorbill: 359 pp., $18.99, ages 14 and up With the exception of the psychically inclined, most people would prefer to let their futures remain unknown, fearing that what they discover might influence their current choices and, as a result, alter what was otherwise meant to be. In the inventive new young adult novel, "The Future of Us," two Pennsylvania teenagers aren't...
May 8, 2011
SUNDAY You could take your mom out for brunch … or stay home for a Mother's Day movie marathon that includes the 1945 melodrama "Mildred Pierce" with Joan Crawford and the 1937 weepie "Stella Dallas" starring Barbara Stanwyck. (TCM, 9:30 a.m., 7:30 p.m.) As usual, the race has been amazing, but the whole business will be finished on "The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business. " The remaining returning contestants make their way back to the States on the reality competition's season finale.
March 9, 2010 |
Some cynics say the Academy Awards are just a prom for the world's most spoiled children. They're wrong -- the Governors Ball is actually Hollywood's prom, while the Oscars show is more like a student election. Or is it a pep rally? On Sunday, after the final Oscar was stored in "The Hurt Locker," about 1,500 select guests rode the Hollywood & Highland complex escalators to even higher strata: the stately soiree from the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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June 1, 2009 |
It was prom night and Jennifer Perla was wearing her beautiful purple dress. But she would never get a chance to show it off at the dance. The cheerleader from Taft High School in Woodland Hills died Saturday night in an accident on the 110 Freeway as she and a group of friends were heading to their prom at the California Science Center. Perla, 16, loved to dance and had been invited to the prom by a senior, said her brother, Mike Perla, 24, in a phone interview from the family's Encino home.