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Uniqlo is latest addition to downtown L.A.’s the Bloc

Fast Retailing Co. Ltd.’s Uniqlo on Thursday opens its ninth store in the Los Angelesarea in downtown at lifestyle center The Bloc. The retail center, which has a Macy’s and recently opened Nordstrom Local, is part of a mixed-use project that also includes the Sheraton Grand Los Angeles hotel and...

Zoe Saldana, January Jones toast Tamara Mellon at Palisades Village

Tamara Mellon had something else in mind to mark the opening of her first brick-and-mortar store, in Palisades Village, on Tuesday. Specifically, “sushi and a dance party.” After all, her sexy stilettos were made for disco nights — or fashion awards galas, as Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex,...

A star-studded send-off into the holiday spirit at the opening night of 'Love Actually Live'

The multimedia presentation of the soundtrack to the 2003 holiday classic "Love Actually" has taken up residence at the Wallis through Dec. 31.

Last-minute holiday gift ideas for him

'Tis the season to give a little style. Here are our last-minute holiday gift ideas with presence. You'll find selections ranging from $13 to $50,000 with categories covering beauty, fashion, jewelry and home goods.

Hoorsenbuhs, a luxury jewelry label, sets sail with style collaborations and a Santa Monica store

There is nothing precious about Hoorsenbuhs fine jewelry. The signature pieces of the Santa Monica-based company are weighty unisex rings, necklaces, cuff bracelets and wallet chains with a bold tri-link chain motif inspired by a stud-link anchor on the Hoorsenbuhs, a 16th century Dutch merchant...

Model Miranda Kerr continues to focus on skin care with her new Kora Organics pop-up at the Grove

Miranda Kerr, a mother of two young sons, supermodel and entrepreneur, has long mastered the art of balancing parenthood and career. So tending to her teething baby, Hart (whom she welcomed earlier this year with her husband, Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel), and unveiling a pop-up shop for her skin-care...

Found out why an L.A. shoe designer has been obsessed with what women put on their feet

As a kindergartener growing up in Philadelphia, Jessica Taft Langdon had zeroed in on footwear, and it wasn’t in a playing-dress-up-in-mom’s-pumps kind of way. When her parents talked to her after a school field trip to the zoo, she said, “I told them that it was great to go to the zoo because...

Sagebrush offers surfers an eye-catching, up-cycled alternative to the same old boring board bags

The quintessential Los Angeles surfer already has a pretty cool look. Think bronzed skin, sun-bleached hair, breezy beachwear. However, local surfer Anna Ehrgott thought there was one thing missing: a stylish way for her to carry her board. Unimpressed with plain polyester surfboard socks (the...

An exclusive Pucci resort collection — and a lesson in customer service — lands at Neiman Marcus

Laudomia Pucci had to stop and think for a minute when Ken Downing, Neiman Marcus’ fashion director, asked her to create a resort capsule collection exclusively for his store’s customers. “In the back of my mind there were prints I was dying to see,” said Pucci, vice chairman and image director...

Dior pops up at Maxfield with its summer 2019 men's collection by designer Kim Jones

The bright yellow bee sculpture outside Maxfield in West Hollywood marks the entrance to a December pop-up for a new Dior menswear collection, created in collaboration with Brooklyn-based graffiti artist Kaws aka Brian Donnelly. The summer 2019 offering from Dior Men’s new artistic director, Kim...

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14 Dec 2018 05:00

Mistletoke, luxe vape cases and other gift suggestions for the cannabis enthusiast on your nice list

<p>Now that some form of cannabis use is legal in 33 U.S. states and the District of Columbia and California’s era of legal adult-use weed is almost a year old (though it remains illegal under federal law), it’s easier than ever to find a little something special for the cannabis consumer on your...</p>

14 Dec 2018 05:00

Can you travel with only three pairs of shoes? Sarah Flint and investor-mentor Cindy Crawford think so

<p>What’s in Cindy Crawford’s travel bag this holiday season? Her new collaboration with shoe designer Sarah Flint, the limited-edition Jet Set capsule collection, which the duo is touting as the only three pairs of shoes a woman needs to travel the world. And those would be a flat, a sandal and a...</p>

14 Dec 2018 04:00

In this Instagram era, designer Zac Posen takes off with new fashion projects and his cooking posts

<p>Although <a href="" target="_blank">Zac Posen</a> has been celebrated, and, at times, derided in the media since his early 20s and his first fashion show in 2002, the designer and former “Project Runway” judge is more focused and successful than ever. If it appears that his broad smile and curly hair are popping up all over,...</p>

14 Dec 2018 04:00

Filling the fashion void for shoppers with disabilities

Power players Tommy Hilfiger, Target, Nike and Zappos have expanded into the adaptive fashion market.