Whether you're indulging your inner Carrie Bradshaw's need for Manolo Blahnik or looking for your sneaker holy grail, Los Angeles has a shoe store for you. Here's a rundown of where to find the pumps, loafers, trainers, wedges, slingbacks, flats and everything in between to satisfy anyone's retifism ... More >>
The rapper formerly known as both Big Chan and Ghetto Cyndarella is
sitting at a Hollywood Boulevard diner, contemplating fashion. We must, Chan Gaines believes, move away from the stripper look on the red carpet. Though she has learned not to judge. She is a seamstress and clothing designer now, ... More >>
While chef fanboys scour the ink. website at 4 a.m. for a coveted reservation at the ultra-hot restaurant, it's comforting to know that us plebes can walk into the sandwich shop next door and get a taste of Michael Voltaggio's cooking with no drama and at a comparatively affordable price point.
in ... More >>
Gregory Bojorquez, courtesy of MOCAInstallation of the "Art in the Streets" exhibit at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, way back when
MOCA's "Art in the Streets" exhibit, which ended two days ago, has turned out to be the biggest show in the museum's history, with an attendance of over 200,0 ... More >>
Getty Images'Twas the holy matrimony heard round the world: The great Prince William wed his favorite muggle, an impossibly lacy Kate Middleton, through the wee hours (PDT) last night. As soon as Kate stepped out of the queen's Rolls Royce, Hollywood's toughest and snarkiest critics were redu ... More >>
SoniaT 360This fur is faux.In ultra-liberal West Hollywood, which already operates as a "Cruelty Free Zone for Animals," one City Council candidate is going for left-wing gold with a proposal to ban fur at retailers.
As the Weekly's Patrick Range McDonald reports, John D'Amico wants the West ... More >>
Ted SoquiWest Hollywood City Council candidate John D'AmicoIt was probably only a matter of time that the "fur free" movement would come to West Hollywood, and now it's officially here, with West Hollywood City Council candidate John D'Amico making it an issue on the campaign trail.
"West H ... More >>
Markus Klinko & Indrani for Hello Kitty!Did Gaga sell out her progressive causes?
By Liz Brown
Theatrical dance-pop performer Lady Gaga skyrocketed to international relevance upon release of 2008's "Just Dance"; the record from which it came, The Fame, broke a record for the number of conse ... More >>
Twenty-two years is a lot of time to think about branching out. In fact, one might assume that because a business owner has maintained a successful operation for so long in a singular location, she has no interest in expanding. And yet after being on Melrose east of La Cienega since 1 ... More >>
Bill JensenGeneration Mix in da house!So, if you're between 24 and 34, the people who are trying to sell you stuff you don't need in order to get the money you don't have have just decided to start calling you a member of Generation Mix.
What defines Generation Mix? Well, VH1 apparently got ... More >>
Mito Aviles and ChadMichael Morrisette, rooftop installation artists extraordinaire, have created a tribute window to designer Alexander McQueen. The window is viewable at the shop Madison on Melrose. McQueen committed suicide last week. He was only 40 years old.
If you are unfamiliar with ... More >>
Alexander McQueen, the British fashion designer who had earned critical acclaim (and numerous awards) for his innovative and outrageous designs, has died, multiple sources report. The Daily Mail is reporting that his death was a suicide.
His brand's website offers the following statement:
On beha ... More >>
Back when I had discretionary income, I used to collect these Japanese dolls called Momoko dolls. Momoko dolls are the smaller-headed, more anatomically symmetrical cousins of the now well-known Blythe dolls (you may have seen Blythe in Target's recent Alexander McQueen ad poster campaign?).
Momo ... More >>
New York Fashion Week took its final bite out of the Big Apple last week and most fashion fiends and followers have already moved on to the substantially edgier avante-garde parade at London Fashion Week (happening now).
But NYC's shows deserve a recap, especially since many of the looks will be s ... More >>