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Pyer Moss designer Kerby Jean-Raymond wins the 2018 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund top prize

It’s been 15 years since the CFDA and Anna Wintour put their fashion muscle together to promote and mentor emerging design talent in the U.S. with the creation of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund. The annual gala was held Monday night at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, where Wintour and company showed they...

A tribute to Johnny Mathis — and a lunch with Quincy Jones — helps raise $200,000 for the Jazz Foundation of America

The Nov. 4 fundraiser honored legendary singer Johnny Mathis and three-time Oscar-winning songwriter Alan Bergman and helped fund the organizations efforts to provide emergency funds, medical services and performance opportunities to jazz and blues musicians in need.

Gucci Guilty throws a fragrance party to die for at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Jared Leto and Lana Del Rey, who appear in the under-embargo advertising campaign were among the attendees - as was Courtney Love who has a cameo in the upcoming campaign.

Cardi B inks a deal to promote Reebok's Aztrek sneaker

Cardi B is partnering with Reebok. The 26-year-old artist, who has attracted fans and followers with her outsize personality and chart-topping music, will promote Reebok’s Aztrek sneaker, a silhouette from the Nineties that retails for $100 and falls in line with the “dad shoe” trend. She will...

Fear of God designer Jerry Lorenzo's new collection taps blue-collar jobs, God and his former Midwest life for inspiration

The day of the official release of Fear of God’s sixth collection, label founder Jerry Lorenzo stood thoughtfully in his downtown Los Angeles showroom gazing at the pieces he made, quickly pointing to boots and pants that he wanted his team to take to New York Fashion Week. The new collection,...

Straight from Sephoria, makeup master Natasha Denona offers her top five beauty tips (hint: It's all about the eyes)

Warning: Feelings of euphoria may ensue! At least that’s what Sephora, the behemoth Paris-based makeup retailer, was aiming for with its first experiential beauty event, dubbed Sephoria, held Oct. 21-22 in Los Angeles. Sephoria: House of Beauty at the Majestic Downtown was modeled after a beautiful...

Gucci takes inspiration from the Chateau Marmont for resort 2019 capsule collection

In keeping with the rock-star aesthetic that Gucci has embraced under creative director Alessandro Michele, the brand’s resort 2019 collection includes a Chateau Marmont logo capsule line. Michele, a regular guest at the hotel, posted an image on his Instagram feed in July 2016 of the Chateau’s...

Jordan Brand jumps into the downtown L.A. creative scene; Volcom opens at Westfield Century City

Jumpman LA, a behemoth of a store that opened late last month in downtown Los Angeles, is for those who take their athletic gear as seriously as their sports skills. The nearly 25,000-square-foot space was opened by Nike’s Jordan Brand, Michael Jordan’s shoe and athletic wear label, in partnership...

What's the Levi's strategy to beat fast-fashion brands? Allow shoppers to personalize its jeans

Lily Aldridge’s first attempt at designing denim almost went up in flames. The model, best known for appearing in ad campaigns for Victoria’s Secret, Bulgari, Ralph Lauren and Levi’s Made & Crafted, took on the challenge of personalizing jeans with the fashion equivalent of a lightning strike. ...

Hermès to stage an epic French-style celebration in L.A. for its classic silk scarf

In the style world, there are few things more iconic than an Hermès silk scarf. At once bold and simple as well as sophisticated and casual, it’s a staple of fashion that defies trends — and sets them. The first Hermès scarf was created in 1937, paying homage to the inauguration of the Paris bus...

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13 Nov 2018 11:50

Mr Porter and visvim launch a capsule collection inspired by California's national parks

<p>Neatly positioned between Southeast Asia and Europe, Los Angeles has increasingly become a natural meeting point, particularly in matters of style. Nowhere was that more in evidence than at last week’s launch of the Mr Porter x visvim capsule collection: a California-inspired collaboration between...</p>

09 Nov 2018 12:05

VIP shopping event for Moschino X H&amp;M collection shows the &apos;80s — and logomania - are alive and well

<p>On Wednesday evening, a lucky few VIPs with a coveted invitation to preview and, more important, shop H&M’s Moschino collaboration a full 15 hours ahead of the general public were busy hoovering up every last logo-branded accessory at H&M’s Sunset Boulevard store, oblivious to the envious looks...</p>

07 Nov 2018 11:20

Wrangler and Lyric Culture take it up an octave with Bohemian Rhapsody denim collection

<p>Wrangler the American denim company long known for its durable jeans and workwear clothing is spicing things up with a new Bohemian Rhapsody collection in collaboration with music lifestyle brand Lyric Culture that is available exclusively on <a href="" target="_blank">Wrangler’s website</a>, and includes an assortment of limited-edition...</p>

06 Nov 2018 12:50

Ambassadors for Humanity gala honors Rita Wilson, Tom Hanks and Parkland, Fla., teacher Ivy Schamis

Kate Capshaw and Steven Spielberg chaired the Nov. 5 dinner at the Beverly Hilton, which raised nearly $4 million for the USC Shoah Foundation - the Institute for Visual History and Education.