YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsStiletto


June 5, 2009 | Harriet Ryan
Rachelle Spector arrived for lunch at the Beverly Hills Hotel with one French-manicured hand gripping a hot pink BlackBerry. "I never know when he is going to be allowed to call," she said as she laid the mobile device carefully on a velvety banquette. "Whenever he calls, I answer." Ten miles east of the swank restaurant's cloth napkins and chopped salad, her husband, Phil Spector, the record producer and, as of six weeks ago, convicted murderer, was in L.A.
January 7, 2003 | Booth Moore
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 | From Bloomberg News
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 | Associated Press
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.
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.
September 30, 2013 | By Booth Moore, Los Angeles Times Fashion Critic
PARIS -- Stella McCartney showed her spring 2014 collection Monday morning at the gilded Opera Garnier. The inspiration: Understated seduction. Fluid silhouettes playing on transparency and opacity, according to show notes. The look: Sweet in the City, with an earthy palette of navy, brick, chalk and blue. Key pieces: Cap-sleeve dresses with sheer skirts and subtle slashes providing natural air conditioning. Liquid silk pants suits. Organza dresses with a crocodile pattern effect.
November 27, 2009 | By Kate Linthicum
Marilyn Minter's latest pictures look like high fashion throwing up: Big, glossy close-ups of lipsticked mouths spewing diamonds, pearls and colorful, glittering goo. Both luminous and grotesque, they are meant to evoke the experience of flipping through a glamour magazine like Vogue, Minter says. "[People] get a lot of pleasure out of it, and at the very same time they know they're never going to look that good," she said. "So my aim is to try to create that same paradox.
Los Angeles Times Articles