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It's not every day a shop owner can greet burlesque start Dita von Teese like a friend and th ... More >>
To its founder, Los Angeles' first fashion library is less a closet than a medicine cabinet. Shaye McKenney started the Fashion Athenaeum last year in a small square of donated gallery space on Fairfax Avenue in West Hollywood. In her view, the Jimmy Choo heels and Dolce & Gabbana military jacke ... More >>
If experimental filmmaker Kenneth Anger had written Hollywood Babylon today (instead of during the 1950s), his subjects would have been among Saturday night's turnout at the MOCA members' opening for Kenneth Anger: ICONS.
Just substitute guitarist Dave Navarro for Rudolph Valentino, plus-size porn ... More >>
A car like Travolta's missing SL.At the risk of rumor and innuendo, John Travolta really wants his 1970 Mercedes 280 SL back.
Santa Monica police today circulated photos of a vehicle that looks like the missing car in hope someone will spot it. It was reported stolen at 3:46 p.m. on Sunday a ... More >>
The place: Miru 8691, 9162 W Olympic Blvd, Beverly Hills (310-777-8378)
The hours: Daily, 5-9:30pm
The deals: From the website, "Drive off town to search for cheap eats or put your self out on the street with food truck or Drive back to Beverly Hills and enjoy 16 oz Sapporo for ... More >>
Cage (Erin Broadley)We're three acts deep at the Roxy, sipping wine in the VIP area and waiting for headliner Chris "Cage" Palko to take the stage, as L.A.-based rapper Intuition wraps his set before the packed, all-ages crowd. We're also waiting for our pal (and L.A. Weekly guest columnist) ... More >>
Since we're on a tight budget (hey, the recession might be letting up but we're in no position to splurge) chocolate is our go-to Mother's Day gift. There's only a few days left until the big day so if you're in the last-minute "I need a present for Mom ASAP" predicament, we've created a neighborhoo ... More >>
The famous Louis Vuitton logo was introduced in the late 19th century as a way to prevent counterfeiting of the company's designer luggage. Ironically, it's now the most counterfeited brand in fashion history. Ridiculous extrapolations of the brand include:
1. That Random Bungalow in Mexico
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View more photos in the "Cardboard City West: Cage and Yak Ballz @ El Rey" slideshow.
The demographic of fans lined up outside the El Rey for Definitive Jux rapper Cage's show on July 18 betrayed little of the artistry and showmanship that would eventually transpire inside. Comprised mostly of a h ... More >>
Two female burglars who were caught red-handed looting a suburban Porter Ranch home during the Sayre Fire were sentenced to prison on March 5.
Judge Ronald S. Coen sentenced 32-year-old Sabrina Devens to four-years in state prison, and the suspected brains, Gina Rios, 19, to a two-year state pris ... More >>
Just before 11 a.m. this morning Federal District Judge George Wu spoke the words that ended the weeklong MySpace Trial: "All right, let's bring the jury in."
Lori Drew (R) and her daughter Sarah Drew who was Megan Meier's best friend leaving the U.S. Federal Courthouse. Photo by Ted Soqui. Click ... More >>
Fashion Week is over now, but for my final Fashion Week post, I wanted to show you what was inside the goodie bags. Every designer, if you sit in the front two rows or so, gives out a goodie bag. Each night, I'd come home, deposit the bags on the floor and sort through the contents. This is a port ... More >>