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May 31, 2009 | BOOTH MOORE, FASHION CRITIC
Fashion Diary is Times fashion critic Booth Moore's roundup of gossip, first impressions, trends in the making, celebs and style setters. -- Super-stylist Jen Rade is the anti-Rachel Zoe, and the right stylist for right now. We had breakfast together recently, and I was struck by how grounded she is considering the world she works in. "I'm not a label whore," says Rade, whose star client is Angelina Jolie.
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April 24, 2014 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Kaley Cuoco Sweeting has a new haircut, and this time around, the cutting process really happened.  The "Big Bang Theory" star posted cut-in-progress pics to Instagram on Wednesday, which she said was her first day of hiatus from shooting the sitcom. "Here we go!," she captioned a shot showing stylist Christine Symonds with shears poised at the Andy Lecompte Salon in West Hollywood.  "We did it @clsymonds! Now let's get some color shall we?," she continued .  Then came a shot of the final product, a choppy blond bob with dramatic lowlights.
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April 3, 2013 | By Susan Denley
After 2 1/2 years as creative director at Mugler, Lady Gaga stylist Nicola Formichetti is leaving the label "by mutual agreement," WWD reports. [WWD] Justin Bieber appears on the cover of Teen Vogue's May "music" issue. [Teen Vogue] Hayden Panettiere is on the cover of May's Glamour, wearing Dolce & Gabbana. Inside, she talks about a lot of things -- and gives the back story on her tattoo, the Italian words for "live without regrets. " [Glamour] Angelina Jolie reportedly has designed a jewelry collection with Robert Procop, with all proceeds earmarked for her nonprofit Education Partnerships for Children of Conflicts, which builds schools for girls overseas.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 10, 2014 | By Sheri Linden
Growing up before moviegoers' eyes, Abigail Breslin ("Little Miss Sunshine") and Georgie Henley ("The Chronicles of Narnia") enter true-crime territory as murderous siblings in the bumpy ride that is "Perfect Sisters. " The film owes whatever persuasiveness it has to the teen leads' sharp performances - their sisterly chemistry and their filial friction with an alcohol-addled mother, well played by Mira Sorvino. Screenwriters Fabrizio Filippo and Adam Till draw upon the so-called Bathtub Girls - Canadian honor students whose trial for matricide grabbed headlines in the mid-2000s - to examine the months leading up to and following the crime.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 14, 2010
Paris-based fashion house Thierry Mugler has tapped Lady Gaga's stylist, Nicola Formichetti, as creative director for its women's and menswear labels. The label said Monday that Formichetti, who is also fashion director with Vogue Hommes Japan, is to begin with the fall-winter 2011-12 collections. Formichetti, a half-Japanese, half-Italian 33-year-old, replaces Spaniard Rosemary Rodriguez. Formichetti will oversee Mugler's head women's designer Sebastien Peigne, formerly of Balenciaga, and head menswear designer Romain Kremer, who also designs his own signature label.
NEWS
October 28, 2013 | By Lisa Boone
For celebrity stylist Joey Tierney and event producer Tony Schubert, interior decorating at home isn't much different from handling fashion shoots or Emmy parties. "It's interesting how fashion trends and colors cross over to interiors," Tierney says.  PHOTO GALLERY: Inside Joey Tierney and Tony Schubert's house Tierney may help Ashley Madekwe and Jaime Pressly look glamorous, but at home in Sherman Oaks with Schubert, she admits she is a bit more low key. “At home, I am a minimalist,” Tierney says.
NEWS
September 12, 2012 | By Susan Denley
"Project Runway" designer Nick Verreos and stylist Jeannie Mai, host of the Style Network's "How Do I Look?," are scheduled to judge the final contest in the South Bay Galleria's Project Style competition Saturday. Four semifinalists from earlier rounds of the competition plus one wild card finalist will each be given a $200 South Bay Galleria gift card and one hour to create an outfit. Verreos, Mai and Sean Dennison, head of personal shopping at the mall's Nordstom store, will judge during a fashion show exhibiting the outfits.
NATIONAL
February 23, 2012 | By Ashley Powers
The spat between New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez and a Santa Fe hair stylist has gotten as ugly as - dare we say it? - a lousy haircut. Earlier this week, KOB-TV ran an interview with Antonio Darden, who has cut the Republican governor's hair a handful of times. Darden, who is gay, announced he would never do so again unless Martinez dropped her opposition to gay marriage. The spectacle of the stylist's protest worked the Internet into, well, a lather. ( The story lends itself to all sorts of goofy puns.)
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July 17, 2011 | Booth Moore
Rachel Zoe follows a long line of celebrity stylists who have parlayed their tastemaker status (and access to celebrities) into clothing and accessories brands. Here are some of the other celebrity stylists and their brands: Newbark: L.A.-based stylist sisters Maryam and Marjan Malakpour introduced their line of comfy slipper shoes in 2009, and recently added handbags, including the fab Lauren crossbody style for fall, already spotted on Heidi Klum. At Net-a-porter.com and Maxfield.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 6, 2002 | Gina Piccalo, Times Staff Writer
Danny Seo, the 25-year-old Martha Stewart of the organic set, speaks softly, but in that rapid-fire tongue so characteristically New York. He rattles off the eco-friendly elements of his ensemble, which he has worn to an important eco-friendly gala in Los Angeles populated by newly eco-friendly celebrities. "This," he says, pointing to his delicate wrist, "is a solar-powered watch. I'm wearing vegetarian shoes from England -- Paul McCartney loves these."
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March 22, 2014 | By Melissa Magsaysay
Do you ever find yourself running out of the house with wet hair? That's apparently become a good thing, right in line with a beauty trend seen recently on pop stars and in edgy fashion editorials. A new hairstyle dubbed the "wob" (for wet bob) has reached "It" hair status after Beyoncé sported a wet-looking bob-length 'do at the Grammy Awards in February. Miley Cyrus also had damp-looking tresses on the March cover of W magazine, as did Sofia Coppola on the February cover of Italian Vogue.
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March 17, 2014 | By Booth Moore, Los Angeles Times Fashion Critic
There's been an outpouring of reaction to the death of L'Wren Scott, the towering, 6-foot-4 fashion figure who started as a model, styled many of Hollywood's leading ladies for the red carpet and went on to create her own high-end clothing line that's been worn by actress Nicole Kidman and First Lady Michelle Obama, among other well-known fashion fans. Scott's assistant found her body in her apartment in New York's Chelsea neighborhood. Though there are widespread reports she was found hanged, police would say only that no criminal activity was suspected and the coroner is investigating.  Scott was romantically linked to Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger and helped style the band's stage looks.
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March 2, 2014 | By Melissa Magsaysay
Kerry Washington's baby bump, draped in custom Jason Wu, was at the center of her gorgeous Oscar ensemble, but her relaxed waves punctuated the look. Takisha Sturdivant-Drew, Washington's hair stylist of the last 15 years, breaks down the "Scandal" star's winning Oscar beauty: "I saw the Jason Wu dress and knew right away that she had to have a lot of hair and texture," says Sturdivant-Drew. "Also, I wanted it to look kind of beachy, because of the dress was strapless and skin baring.
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January 31, 2014 | By Booth Moore, Los Angeles Times Fashion Critic
What better way to launch a line of party dresses than to throw a party, invite all your model-gorgeous friends and dress them for the event? That's exactly what L.A. stylist and society maven Mary Alice Haney did on Thursday night, when she hosted a dinner and disco party at the Standard Hotel's Mmhmmm Lounge to mark the arrival of her collection on Net-a-Porter  last month. Except, she reported, the line has already nearly sold out on the fashion website. (More stock is coming soon, and you can also purchase the collection at ShopHaney.com .)
NEWS
January 26, 2014 | By Melissa Magsaysay
Grammy nominee for Album of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance, Sara Bareilles, stepped out onto Sunday's red carpet wearing her hair wavy and heavily textured. Her hair stylist Rolando Beauchamp calls it “rough, beautiful hair to complement her soft, feminine Blumarine gown.” To achieve the look, Beauchamp started by prepping her damp hair with Garnier Fructis Style Deconstructed Beach Chic Texturizing Spray. He created the texture by rough-drying the hair and then twisting parts of it into loose cornrow braids from the front to the back of Bareilles' head.
NEWS
January 18, 2014 | By Melissa Magsaysay
Several stars and E! Network red carpet hosts have mentioned that the Screen Actors Guild Awards has the “most fun and easy-going red carpet” of the season. The tousled, wavy tresses sported by some actresses is proof. Anna Gunn's textured waves were refreshingly easy to achieve and a deliberate choice to differentiate from the actress' recent string of up-dos on red carpets. Hair stylist Aviva Perea started by prepping Gunn's hair with Phytovolume Volumizing Spray from roots to ends and blew out her hair with a large Spornette Mixed Bristle Brush.
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February 26, 2012 | By Melissa Magsaysay, Los Angeles Times
In certain circles, the Oscars red carpet generates more buzz than the awards ceremony itself. That two-hour window when stars stroll, preen and gush often showcases the results of hours and hours of prepping by a team of experts tasked with readying their client to face a sea of photographers and impromptu interviews - to say nothing of the worldwide TV audience and the crush of off-camera media in critique mode. For an event as big as this one, that team often includes a fashion stylist, tailor, hairdresser and makeup artist.
NEWS
January 26, 2014 | By Melissa Magsaysay
Grammy nominee for Album of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance, Sara Bareilles, stepped out onto Sunday's red carpet wearing her hair wavy and heavily textured. Her hair stylist Rolando Beauchamp calls it “rough, beautiful hair to complement her soft, feminine Blumarine gown.” To achieve the look, Beauchamp started by prepping her damp hair with Garnier Fructis Style Deconstructed Beach Chic Texturizing Spray. He created the texture by rough-drying the hair and then twisting parts of it into loose cornrow braids from the front to the back of Bareilles' head.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 23, 2013 | By Nardine Saad, This post has been updated, as indicated below.
Rachel Zoe is keeping motherhood en vogue : The celebrity stylist has welcomed a second baby boy.  Zoe and husband Rodger Berman made the announcement on Twitter on Sunday.  "So excited to welcome our baby boy into the world … he's 7 lbs., 12 oz., beautiful, healthy and we couldn't be happier," the 42-year-old tweeted . PHOTOS: Hollywood baby boom The designer and Berman, who married in 1996, are parents to son Skyler...
BUSINESS
November 27, 2013 | By Lauren Beale
Celebrity hair stylist Sally Hershberger has sold her house in Beverly Hills for $6,751,500. Set on a half-acre-plus promontory with city and ocean views, the distinctive house has a dramatic curved roofline that echoes the shape of one side of the swimming pool. Built in 1960, the 3,645-square-foot house features its original block walls, terrazzo floors, a media room, an office, three bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. There are fireplaces in the living room and master bedroom. Hershberger created actress Meg Ryan's shag haircut, dubbed the “Sally shag,” and has a line of hair care products.
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