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Burkinis, On Fleek abayas, Scout hoodies and more at the De Young’s ‘Contemporary Muslim Fashions’ exhibition

San Francisco’s De Young Museum is currently home to the first major U.S. museum exhibition exploring Muslim modest fashion. Organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, “Contemporary Muslim Fashions” examines the nuanced, complex and diverse world of Muslim dress codes, with a focus on...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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 Wrangler’s website, and includes an assortment of limited-edition...

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.

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,...

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16 Nov 2018 09:20

'Queer Eye' star Jonathan Van Ness opens up about two of his obsessions — comedy and fashion

<p>Hairdresser and “Queer Eye” star Jonathan Van Ness, known for his long, dark hair, handlebar mustache, scruffy beard and penchant for non-binary gender dressing, is adding stand-up comic to his increasingly diverse career.</p> <p>The perky Van Ness, who has more than 2.7 million Instagram followers, has...</p>

15 Nov 2018 08:00

Rebag opens handbag resale shops in L.A. and Beverly Hills; Heidi Merrick pops up in Malibu

<p>New York-based luxury handbag resale company Rebag jumped into the Los Angeles market with two stores simultaneously — one on Brighton Way in Beverly Hills, the other a few miles away on Melrose Place in Los Angeles.</p> <p>“They cater to different clients,” said Charles Gorra, chief executive and founder...</p>

15 Nov 2018 07:00

Rejuvenate your skin with the latest skin-care remedies and tools available

<p>If summer beauty is all about bronzing and glow, then winter is the time to nourish and moisturize. Beauty brands are tapping into a demand for products that are as natural as possible — ideally vegan and often from different cultures — with effective ingredients formulated to soothe, soften, tighten...</p>

15 Nov 2018 05:00

Beauty industry leader Gregg Renfrew looks ahead as Beautycounter celebrates its fifth anniversary

<p>Gregg Renfrew, founder of clean beauty brand Beautycounter, is standing inside her Santa Monica office dressed in what has come to be her signature no-nonsense, albeit very chic business uniform: a sharply tailored blazer, cropped jeans and statement heels (today they’re leopard print).</p> <p>However,...</p>