May 29, 2013 |
British fashion house All Saints has opened a pop-up store in Malibu, offering a mix of men's and women's clothing and accessories. The brand, established in 1994, focuses on innovative design, graphics, technique and fabrication. The new store, at 3890 Cross Creek Road, showcases the clothing in an open, minimalist space with features such as concrete floors and exposed brick. This is All Saint's 16thstandalone store in the U.S., and it is currently envisioned to be open for a year, until next May. Store hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
May 19, 2013 |
David Beckham bid a tearful farewell to Paris Saint-Germain fans on Saturday when he was replaced late in the club's 3-1 victory over Brest, hugging teammates and opponents as he departed the pitch to a standing ovation in the 81st minute. It appears the legendary English midfielder has played his final football game at the highest professional level. Rumors are that he will not take the field when PSG, already France's Ligue 1 champion, plays its final game of the season. As he walked to the sideline Saturday, tears rolled down his face.
May 14, 2013 |
Paris Saint-Germain won its first Ligue 1 title in 19 years with a 1-0 victory over Lyon at Lyon, France, on Sunday night, and in the fine tradition of soccer hooligans everywhere, some of the team's fans decided to celebrate with some rioting. A celebratory parade was held in Paris on Monday, with the members of Paris Saint-Germain, including former Galaxy star David Beckham, taking part. Fans quickly grew out of control, however, and the parade ended only five minutes after it began, as the players were escorted to safety.
May 14, 2013 |
After switching from a major label to go independent, Solange Knowles is returning to a traditional label -- sorta. The singer-songwriter-model has announced that she is starting her own imprint called Saint Records. It will be distributed through Sony. Knowles took to Twitter to make the announcement early Tuesday after reports surfaced that she had signed a deal with Columbia (which is owned by Sony). Saint Records is where “I'll be releasing my full length album, and also future music projects that I'm excited about sharing," she tweeted . RELATED: Interview with Solange Knowles Fans, and critics, have awaited a proper full-length from Knowles since she broke out with her 2012 EP, “True.” Her slow sonic evolution has been a captivating one to watch since she released her 2003 debut of inoffensive pop-R&B.
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May 14, 2013 |
Chuck Muncie, a star running back with the New Orleans Saints and the San Diego Chargers who overcame a cocaine habit that ended his career and then devoted his later life to helping others avoid drug abuse, has died. He was 60. Muncie died Monday of a heart attack at his Los Angeles-area home, his family announced. After a stellar career at UC Berkeley, Muncie played in the National Football League from 1976 to 1984 and was selected to play in three Pro Bowls. He spent more than four years with the Saints before joining the Chargers in the middle of the 1980 season.
April 22, 2013 |
Tara Reid's outburst in a Los Angeles store got her thrown out of the shop, according to a report out Monday. The "American Pie" actress last week reportedly hit AllSaints, an edgy British brand shop, to get an outfit for the second weekend of the Coachella Arts & Music Festival in Indio, where the actress tweeted that she was planning to see her favorite band, Infected Mushroom. She was said to be seen demanding a discount from employees at the Robertson Boulevard location and "berating" them for refusing her, the New York Post reported . The actress insisted she should get the discount because she was famous, then "began to scream at them and was escorted out. " "She was screaming," a source told the paper.
April 14, 2013 |
Springtime may bring thoughts of visiting Paris, but for Southern Californians without the time or means for a transatlantic getaway, there's the City of Lights, City of Angels film festival. Starting Monday, the 17th annual event at the Directors Guild of America will bring 38 French features to L.A., including the North American premiere of Danièle Thompson's new romantic comedy, "It Happened in Saint-Tropez. " Starring Monica Bellucci and Kad Merad in a romp about two cousins who fall in love with the same man, "It Happened in Saint-Tropez" will open in Paris just five days before kicking off the L.A. festival.
March 4, 2013 |
PARIS -- California ladies of the canyon was the vibe of Hedi Slimane's first women's Saint Laurent ready-to-wear runway collection shown in October . And this time, it was California grunge. With Jessica Chastain, Kirsten Dunst, Garrett Hedlund, Pierre Berge, Betty Catroux and other fashion luminaries in the front row, Slimane showed his fall 2013 collection for the house he renamed Saint Laurent on Monday night during Paris Fashion Week. The look: Off-duty musicians and models.
February 16, 2013 |
David Beckham, the former Galaxy star who is now playing in France, will not make his debut on Sunday for Paris Saint-Germain. PSG Coach Carlo Ancelotti said the 37-year-old midfielder is not in game shape and likely will make his debut against French rival Marseille next week when the clubs play Feb. 24 in league play or Feb. 27 in a French Cup match. “I think he can play easily against Marseille after one week more training, no problem,” Ancelotti said. “I will make the decision whether he starts or not. “He will stay here and work.
February 9, 2013 |
New Orleans Coach Sean Payton on Saturday announced the hiring of Rob Ryan as New Orleans' new defensive coordinator. Ryan, the brother of New York Jets Coach Rex Ryan , spent the past two seasons as Dallas' defensive coordinator. He was fired after last season, when his defense ranked 19th. In 2010, Ryan was Cleveland's defensive coordinator when the Browns beat the Saints in the Superdome, 30-17, intercepting passes by Drew Brees four times. Now the 50-year-old Ryan takes his fourth defensive coordinator job since 2004 while becoming Payton's fourth defensive coordinator since 2006.