| Apr 23, 2015
| 7:31 PM
A spring fashion show produced by South Coast Plaza featured the chic design trends from the houses of Cavali, Fontaine, Bally, Von Furstenberg, Karan and more, delighting the ladies of Childhelp on the occasion of their annual luncheon. Several hundred...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 3:40 PM
The fashionable residence of Julie and Jay Rutter in the Newport Heights was opened recently to the junior class (2016) of the National League of Young Men and the young ladies from the junior class (2016) of the National Charity League. It was an evening...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 6:29 PM
If you happen to be among those who lament the end of elegance in this world, find a way to be invited to dinner at the home of Beverly and Robert Cohen (he goes by his initials RC).
The Cohens divide their time between principal residences in Los...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 4:04 PM
In case you have not noticed, the media, especially television and social media outlets, are obsessed with style infotainment. Reporting on fashion trends, hairstyles, makeup and must-have accessories, including $1,000 sunglasses and multi-thousand-dollar...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 5:32 PM
They called it an afternoon of inspiration. New York-based fashion designer Donna Karan has created a national program, "Women Who Inspire," combining art, fashion and philanthropy to support community campaigns in cities across the nation.
| Oct 10, 2014
| 5:18 PM
For Jill Robinson, it was a dream come true to see Hollywood stylist Rachel Zoe host a fashion show at Costa Mesa's South Coast Plaza.
"She inspired me to lose 60 pounds, so now I can wear cute clothes," Robinson said.
Robinson was one of 1,200 fans...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 7:09 PM
Shoppers won't need a passport to browse a spread of ultra-light down jackets, cashmere sweaters and Supima T-shirts made from Japanese retailer Uniqlo.
The international brand opened its first Southern California store last month at South Coast Plaza,...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 5:31 PM
With fall just around the corner, now is the perfect time to revamp your wardrobe. Whether you want to polish your image for an upcoming job interview, put together the perfect outfit for a special occasion or update what's in your closet, you'll find...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 6:48 PM
The Ruby's Diner at 428 E. 17th St. in Costa Mesa will reopen Thursday as Ruby's Dinette. The new concept advances the diner's look a couple of decades — from the well-known 1940s theme of red vinyl booths, Formica counters and juke boxes, to what a...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 5:26 PM
With etiquette experts imposing a post-Labor Day moratorium on white clothing, shoes and belts, fashion designers are stowing summer apparel and dressing the well-heeled in dark-colored fall pieces.
Linen? Out. Leather? In.
For 10 days, select Orange...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 11:25 AM
It has taken me years to figure out the secret formula that keeps bringing folks back to the OC Fair summer after summer, year after year. Admittedly, on some matters, I am a slow learner. This year, walking down the midway, the magic of the fair became...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 11:23 PM
Misty May-Treanor stands with her hands on her hips in a bikini with also her game-face on in a poster ad created to help the Newport Harbor High girls' volleyball program.
In the background, April Ross stands in the same pose, also wearing a bikini....