February 27, 2013 |
Fans of Alabama Chanin who are brave enough to attempt the firm's stunning reverse - appliqued style of handcrafted clothing and housewares themselves will be pleased to learn that founder Natalie Chanin will be in Los Angeles on March 16 to lead a one-day workshop. Participants choose from six Studio Style DIY Kits in advance: a set of six placemats, a shawl and matching hat, an apron with four tea towels, a baby blanket and onesie, a swing skirt, or a corset. Select your design, color and size preferences, and the DIY kit will be ready upon arrival.
January 18, 2013 |
Matt Bomer, who stars as the charming rascal Neil Caffrey on USA Network's "White Collar," is the inspiration behind a menswear collection that is to go on sale on gilt.com on Tuesday -- coinciding with the launch of the final six episodes of the series' sixth season. The "Caffrey Collection" was designed in collaboration with bespoke tailors Alton Lane. It includes bespoke suit packages ($2,000-$2,995), a three-shirt package ($425), ties, bowties and pocket squares ($29-$69). The sale, which will also include items from other menswear lines, is scheduled to begin on gilt.com at 9 a.m. (Pacific)
December 6, 2012 |
Decades is having its ninth annual Chanel event this week, with nearly 400 pieces of modern and vintage clothing, accessories and jewelry from the label. Included are tweed jackets, one-of-a-kind vintage jewelry and Chanel's signature quilted bags. The sale is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the boutique, 8214 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles. Can't make it to Melrose? You can buy online , too, starting the same day. EVENTS West Third Street plans to host a holiday shopping party from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday (Dec.
October 24, 2012 |
Malibu County Mart is gearing up for its Halloween incarnation as the Maliboooo Country Mart. Participating stores - visitors will know which ones by the Halloween balloon displayed outside - will offer treats for trick-or-treaters on Halloween, Oct 31. There will be a costume contest for children and pets at 6 p.m. at the Jester fountain (first place in the kids' competition wins a $100 gift certificate to Toys R Us, with $50 certificates from...
August 22, 2012 |
Singer Christina Milian and actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler were on hand last week for the West Coast opening of C. Wonder at Fashion Island in Newport Beach. The new store from entrepreneur Christopher Burch (designer Tory Burch's ex-husband) offers customers affordable lifestyle products including women's apparel and accessories, home decor and personal electronics. The average price of C. Wonder products is under $40. The store is open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
August 7, 2012 |
Singer Pink is the latest CoverGirl celebrity brand ambassador. Her "appointment" to the post was announced Monday in Santa Monica. [WWD] (Subscription required.) New details are out about the dress Natalie Portman wore when she married choreographer Benjamin Millepied on Saturday. The 1950s-reminiscent tea-length dress reportedly was designed by Rodarte. Not a surprise, because the label's design team, Kate and Laura Mulleavy, designed some of the costumes for "Black Swan," upon whose set the couple met and fell in love.