December 5, 2011 |
The jeans are stiletto-thin — you won't find baggy pants on these racks — and the customers squeezing into them are looking for denim that makes a bold statement. "She looks like she has attitude," said Mike Dai, eyeing his girlfriend, Amy He, after she wiggled into a narrow pair of Levi's on a September afternoon in a high-end mall. The brand is All-American but the San Francisco jeans-maker is offering up clothes that are all-Asian — pants designed in Hong Kong with an edgy, worn-and-torn finish that can sell for as much as $149 a pair.
April 21, 2013 |
Anyone who's ever laid eyes on Beth Chapman, the costar of former hit reality show "Dog the Bounty Hunter," might think she's one of a kind, with her lacquered nails, stiletto heels and pink handcuffs. It turns out she has imitators, and she's none too pleased with her flashy doppelgangers. She and her husband, Duane "Dog" Chapman, found several impractically outfitted bounty hunters while playing mentor to mom-and-pop bail bond agencies across the country for an upcoming series on CMT. “I asked them to change their clothes and put on sensible shoes,” Beth Chapman said recently by phone during a break in filming in Oklahoma City.
January 7, 2003 |
Barely a month after she was sentenced in a Beverly Hills courtroom to three years' probation and 480 hours of community service, Winona Ryder is shopping again. The actress was spotted Saturday at the Prada boutique on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills.
July 1, 1994
Among the victims' family members present in the courtroom were Nicole Brown Simpson's mother, Juditha Brown, 63, and her sisters. Also attending the hearing were Fred and Patti Goldman, the father and stepmother of Ronald Goldman. Knife Description According to Allen Wattenberg, the knife merchant who testified Thursday, a knife bought by O.J. Simpson about six weeks before the slaying was: A German-made Stiletto 15 inches long Had a six-inch retractable blade Cost $74.
March 11, 2004 |
Serge Weinberg, chief executive of Pinault-Printemps-Redoute SA, today will name four designers to succeed Creative Director Tom Ford at Gucci Group NV. They are Stefano Pilati, Alessandra Facchinetti, Alfreda Giannini and John Ray, people familiar with the company said.
September 22, 1989 |
Tony Wilson won his fight in three rounds Thursday night after his mother climbed into the ring and hit his opponent over the head with her stiletto shoe. Steve McCarthy left the ring with blood seeping from his head as security officers ushered Mrs. Minna Wilson away. McCarthy, a local favorite, refused to return, so referee Adrian Morgan raised Wilson's arm in victory. Uproar broke out among the 1,000 spectators at The Guildhall, site of the British light-heavyweight title fight.
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October 1, 1991
Claremont police have arrested a 17-year-old Fontana youth on suspicion of attempted murder in the stabbing of two college students outside a Harvey Mudd College dormitory over the weekend. Police Lt. Gary Jenkins said that Brian Forster, 20, and Joshua Krist, 19, were engaged in a friendly wrestling match outside the dorm, where a party was under way early Sunday. Someone mistakenly thought a friend was being attacked, Jenkins said, and several people began fighting.
October 17, 2010 |
You've seen them at the mall, on the red carpet and maybe even in your own closet: booties and boots that hug the foot, are snug against the ankle, maybe encase the leg to the knee or above ? but leave the toes peeking out from a small opening, exposed to the elements. What was once a demure peek-a-boo detail on pumps worn by boundary-pushing 1940s pinup girls has evolved into what often looks like the foot and ankle have been mummified, with the toes forgotten. What gives? It's partly sex, partly status and partly runway style pushing into the mass market.