December 19, 2010 |
Los Angeles-based William Rast is the latest designer label to board the Target train, with a capsule collection hitting stores just in time for last-minute holiday shopping. Unlike most of Target's high-low partnerships, which have relatively little (if anything) to offer the fashion-forward male, this one has just as much to offer the guys as it does the girls. The selections include T-shirts, button-front shirts and hoodies for him; skirts, faux-leather shorts, jeggings and embellished loose-fitting tank tops for her; and a range of five-pocket denim and outerwear pieces for both.
October 31, 2010 |
There are few things as cute as wiggly little kids decked out in high fashion. And Stella McCartney certainly upped the juvenile style bar through her recent Gap collaboration for babies and kids ? a collection that served up Beatles-esque marching band jackets and sweater dresses emblazoned with wolf heads for the playground set. Now the British designer is launching her second chic children's collection, but this time for her own brand. Stella McCartney Kids, which debuts Wednesday in the brand's boutiques and on http://www.
July 30, 2010
Anne Rice has had a religious conversion: She's no longer a Christian. The 68-year-old author wrote Wednesday on her Facebook page that she refuses to be "anti-gay … anti-feminist" and "anti-artificial birth control." She added that "In the name of … Christ, I quit Christianity and being Christian. Amen." Her publisher, Alfred A. Knopf, confirmed Thursday that the posting was by Rice. Rice is best known for "Interview With a Vampire" and other gothic novels.
March 15, 2009 |
"We were working hard to get the place clean, at least," Marcella Lindeberg says. She is standing in a gutted studio with her husband, Johan, surveying their new design dominion a few blocks from Staples Center and directly above the rumbling Blue Line. Inside, there are high ceilings, exposed beams, chipped paint and stains of indeterminate origin on the brick walls. Depending on the designer, the disrepair could be on purpose. But with these two, you know they've got a swank showpiece in mind.
February 18, 2009 |
On Monday night, as the William Rast label, co-founded by Justin Timberlake, was preparing for its debut at the Bryant Park tents, sisters Nicky and Paris Hilton, both of whom can claim the "designer" sobriquet, sat texting in the front row.
August 24, 2008
Revolve boutique: In some editions of the Aug. 17 Image section, an article about Revolve, a new West Hollywood boutique, had an incorrect listing of brands that would be available in the store. The following brands from that list are not available: William Rast, CNC by Costume, Acne Jeans, Katharine Hamnett, Trovata, Trunk, Rojas, Theory, Rock & Republic, Splendid Tees, French Sole, Maloles, Moschino, M Missoni, L.A.M.B. and Botkier. Those on the list that are among the brands offered in the store's rotating selection are WESC, Gustto, Andrea Brueckner, Gryson and Degaine.