| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:14 PM
The invitations will be in the mail next week for what promises to be one of the most fun and worthwhile social events on the fall social calendar.
Serving People In Need (SPIN) will celebrate its 25th anniversary Nov. 1 with a gala dinner and concert...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 10:16 AM
Kendra Scott's jewelry empire began with wire-wrapped stones, a tea box and $500.
Oh, and her 3-month-old Baby Bjorn-clad son, Cade, for company.
In 2002, the Austin, Texas, resident dipped into her savings to convert her passion for fashion into a...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:01 PM
Every year about this time, when the school session is still young, administrators, parents and students reengage in the age-old battle over what is and isn't appropriate clothing.
On school campuses, dress codes are brandished like sacred documents,...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 6:42 PM
There are fashion shows and then there are fashion experiences that emphasize the creative aspect of an industry unknown to most people.
On Oct. 4, in the Designer Salon at Nordstrom South Coast Plaza, some 35 Orange County women were invited to a...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 7:26 PM
The Decorative Arts Society (DARTS) launched its 2013/14 charitable lecture series in grand style this past week. Wolfram Koeppe, the curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, graced the Oct. 15 Decorative Arts Society reception as the very...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:54 PM
A First World family feud and a lights-out epiphany in Central America resulted in two of this year's most talked-about launches at the 2014 International CES, the world's largest consumer electronics trade show, held each January in Las Vegas.
| Dec 12, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Donna Karan and Nordstrom South Coast Plaza invited some 40 fashionistas to an early holiday luncheon in the designer salon on the second floor of the mighty retailer.
The occasion was an exclusive preview of the pre-spring 2014 Karan collection....
| May 1, 2014
| 8:37 PM
The Segerstrom Center for the Arts remains the cornerstone of culture in Orange County.
The ever-constant devotion of a confederation of local guilds has, over some three-plus decades, provided a combination of enthusiastic moral and financial support....
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:53 PM
SoulCycle, a trendy brand of spinning that enthusiasts claim as life-changing, may be coming soon to Newport Beach — its first Orange County location.
The lease has not been finalized, but the city granted a minor use permit Thursday to clear...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 1:44 PM
He worked on wardrobe design for stars Loretta Young and Marilyn Monroe through his association with the house of Jean Louis. His film and television credits for costume design run the gamut from the classics to the comics.
He is Maxwell Barr,...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Fashion Island, Irvine Spectrum, and the Eastbluff Village, Crystal Cove and Bayside shopping centers, have announced the openings of multiple new businesses.
Each of the centers is owned and operated by the Newport Beach-based Irvine Co.
Some of the...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Manhattan style arrived in Costa Mesa on the evening of June 7 as the Art of Dining unfolded at South Coast Plaza. Benefiting the Orange County Museum of Art, the very chic night at the plaza raised an impressive $460,000 in support of the art museum's...