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April 6, 2008 | Melissa Magsaysay, Times Staff Writer
GLADIATOR sandals are so ubiquitous that strolling down Robertson Boulevard on certain days you'd swear some extras from "300" are doing their spring shopping. Fashion soldiers everywhere are buying into the trend that Kate Moss, Sienna Miller and the Olsen twins have been wearing for the last year, giving gladiators their shining moment and inspiring pretty much everyone who makes shoes to do their own version of the style.
February 5, 1993 | DEBRA GENDEL
If you saw the paparazzi shots of Princess Diana cavorting like a schoolgirl in the Caribbean, it will come as no surprise that the sort-of-single princess likes her daily dip. Diana's fitness and beauty rituals are itemized for the curious in a book: "Royal Fashion and Beauty Secrets: An Intimate Look at How Princess Diana Achieves Her Radiance, Style and Grace--Revealed for Women Everywhere." Her Royal Highness, as it turns out, is not that different from the rest of us.
November 27, 2011 | By Andrew Leckey
Question: What's wrong with Brown Shoe Co.? I am a shareholder. Answer: Sales at its Famous Footwear chain have been as disappointing as the economy. That's why it plans to close about 145 of those stores over the course of this fiscal year that ends in January and into next fiscal year. It will also close its Brown Shoe Closet stores, F.X. LaSalle stores and Sun Prairie, Wis., distribution center. The sale of its And1 athletic shoe brand was recently finalized.
June 22, 2008 | Erin Weinger, Times Staff Writer
Kate Spade is taking over California, one tote bag at a time. The New York accessories doyenne who built an empire on boxy, nylon totes is celebrating a slew of new boutique openings here with a series of limited-edition canvas bags ($155) that nod to the history of Southland neighborhoods where the new shops sit.
October 11, 2009 | Scott Collins
Consider, if you will, the humble diving beetle. It's not a particularly glamorous creature, with its six legs and hard exoskeleton. A living being further removed from the distractions of show business could not be found, or so you might think until you run across the name of one recently discovered species: Agaporomorphus colberti . Yes, Stephen Colbert, the endlessly mocking and jibing host of Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report," has...
November 9, 1990 | CINDY LaFAVRE YORKS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES; Yorks, a free-lance writer, contributes regularly to The Times' fashion pages.
You've seen them in magazine ads. He reclines on a black leather couch, dressed in a striped shirt. She perches by his side, leaning over him in an oversize sweater and comfy sweat pants. His right hand caresses her trim upper thigh. A wash of natural light illuminates his gleaming white teeth. There's an obsession here--but it isn't Calvin Klein's. It is Sam Edelman's for Libby Edelman, and Libby's for Sam.
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