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June 6, 1993
Hold the starch and unplug the iron. The most carefree summer clothes are meant to look wrinkled. Gauzy, loose-fitting skirts, tops and trousers take on extra-casual flair when they're made from natural fibers--silk, flax, cotton, wool--that tend to pucker or crease on their own. No need to worry when packing for vacation. Just wad up your wardrobe, then grin and wear it. . . .styled by Polly Hoyt; hair and makeup: Lisa Jayne Storey/Visages Style L.A.
April 21, 1991
Here's a salute to another classic: Neutrogena's long-lasting Lip Life Lipstick. Developed in the '40s, when indelible lipstick was popular, it comes in two shades--vivid Lip Life Red and a hot pink called Lip Life Blue (which is white in the tube and turns color after you apply it). If your drugstore doesn't carry Lip Life, write Neutrogena Consumer Affairs, P.O. Box 45062, Los Angeles, CA 90045. The cost: $5.45 a tube, plus handling.
October 2, 2009
March 9, 2003
Patti Davis' "musing" was a hoot ("My Own Muse," Style, Feb. 16). Like e-mail spelling, real style is knowing all the rules and then breaking them on purpose. Over the years Davis has proven that if you don't take yourself too seriously, no one else will either. Being able to go her own way and laff at herself proves that she has style to squander. And that should be good enuff to satisfy any of her critics! Carol Nahin Palm Desert
February 25, 2002
They won our hearts, a few medals, and along the way they became our Champions of Style
October 31, 2010 | By Emili Vesilind, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Bouncy ringlets. A swooping French twist. S-shaped pin-curls. Hairstyles of a bygone era? Not exactly. Thanks to a pendulum swing in fashion back to ladylike clothes ? and a national love affair with the manicured, retro-'60s looks of cable show "Mad Men"? "done" hairdos are back in vogue. So much so that they're making the loose, untamed manes of the last decade look dated. On Hollywood's red carpets, where runway trends often make their first appearance in the real world, ballet buns, topknots and tidy, teased coifs have replaced the requisite low, slightly messy chignons that have reigned for years.
January 31, 2013
Tegan and Sara's "Heartthrob" presents a believably irregular vision of how love happens, and does it with an immediacy and a directness that feel new for these Canadian twin sisters, who have built a devoted following of indie-minded fans. In "Goodbye, Goodbye" and "Drove Me Wild," they trade homey folk-pop guitars for sparkling new-wave synths, while "How Come You Don't Want Me" rides an '80s-style drum-machine beat reminiscent of the Human League hit that almost shares its title. Club Nokia, 800 W. Olympic Blvd., L.A. 9 p.m. Fri. $39.50-$49.50.
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