Bicyclists with helmets, skaters that might have a marker stuffed into their socks, mommies pushing swings not high enough for toddlers who love the swoosh and freedom of flying up to the sky and drug/drink addled homeless in varying states of decay. Tucked into doorways and under bushes,...

I bought a few things for my shop, and they sold as well as the spendy, edgy European designers on the racks. Sidney Gittler paid a caution, a fee to attend the Haute Couture shows with a commitment to buy a guaranteed amount of models, to be able to produce line for line copies. It's...

She dropped me off at a birthday party in Silverlake, admiring some very modern houses on the way, houses very different than our bungalow in Hollywood on a street where cars drove too quickly to leave it and there really was a stranger offering candy to children. I leaped out of her car...

Giorgio Armani was not happy that his Hong Kong boutique became a Zav art installation and took him to court. Of course there are as many street artists shown in museums and galleries as there are people disturbed by it. Banksy pieces begin in the low six figures. "If graffiti changed...

Armani declined. It's just not seemly. While I was almost rhapsodic about Karl's silhouette and mood at Chanel Haute Couture Fall 2011/12 because it made me lust for tight little jackets and a sort of bohemian but brave attitude, the Armani Prive collection confused me. The clothes are...

20 years ago i was a young hip downtown NY designer.....no money, lots of press, very creative small company designer fashion.....then downtown got claustrophobic and being poor stopped being okay and i moved uptown and my clothes lost a lot of their creative edge and became more commercial...

00 with the buyers premium). A collector's dream and actually far less than Jane Birkin's Birkin auctioned to raise funds for the survivors of the Japanese Disasters at a sweet 167,000.00. Drowning in Birkins ... and extreme luxury. (umm, authentic and actually all are substantially less...

Originally slated to open in April (and then in June), the New York-based designer's Beverly Hills boutique finally opened its doors earlier this month. Located in the space formerly occupied by Jack 'n' Jill and across the street from the new MAC North Beverly, the 2,600-square-foot shop...

in-store deals (buy one, get one free at Sprinkles; gift with purchase at Planet Blue), the Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau has produced a collection of Centennial-inspired merchandise that's ready to shop right now. Take a peek at the glorious city's official gear below, and...

Like Bill Cunningham, his sexual preferences were discrete and unknown; his private life remained his. He closed his House in '68 because he didn't like the direction of fashion. Nicholas Ghesquierre is also a master of black.

 

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