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Reese Witherspoon, Gwyneth Paltrow toast Jennifer Meyer boutique

“I remember when Jen was in high school and she used to say, ‘I want to design jewelry, like necklaces with people’s names on them,'” recalled Jennifer Meyer’s stepmother Kelly Chapman Meyer. “And she did it.” Indeed, when the jewelry designer struck out on her own more than a decade ago, after...

Lakers' Kyle Kuzma inks a deal that will have him in LeBron James' first pair of NBA Nikes — literally

Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma has inked a deal with sneaker resale platform GOAT (an acronym for “Greatest of All Time”) that promises to make his feet a showcase of covetable — and in some cases, seriously rare — kicks all season long. The brand ambassadorship, announced Wednesday, was...

Luxury boutique Traffic Los Angeles blooms at its new digs in the revamped Beverly Center

As the Beverly Center’s longest-running tenants, Sara and Michael Moldovan appear to have cracked the code for retail success. “If you don’t change, you die,” says Michael, who, with his wife, opened the doors to the cultish multi-brand clothing boutique Traffic Los Angeles inside the shopping...

L.A.'s Fashion Week shows serve up a smorgasbord of indie, eclectic and eye-catching collections

Los Angeles’ just-wrapped run of fashion shows and presentations comprised two separate “fashion weeks” (LA Fashion Week in the Mid-Wilshire neighborhood and Art Hearts Fashion in downtown L.A.) and a smattering of independent one-off shows. They served up some of the binary-bashing, gender-blending...

Female trailblazers shine at the Elle Women in Hollywood celebration

A show-stopping lineup of powerful women — Lady Gaga, Mia Farrow, Anita Hill, Shonda Rhimes, the female cast of “Black Panther” and more — hit the stage Monday night at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills for Elle magazine’s 25th annual Elle Women In Hollywood celebration. Presented...

Tommy Hilfiger shakes things up by teaming up with Zendaya on new capsule collection

Tommy Hilfiger is shaking it up. Hilfiger, which is owned by PVH Corp., has tapped 22-year-old actress Zendaya, who recently starred in “Spiderman: Homecoming,” and “The Greatest Showman,” to be the new global women’s ambassador. She will be featured in the brand’s global integrated campaign beginning...

Tom Ford, Armie Hammer and Zoe Saldana attend the Hammer Museum’s Gala in the Garden

Sunday’s Hammer Museum Gala in the Garden didn’t just sell out. It also drew attendees from far and wide. More than a few guests traveled to Los Angeles for the occasion: actor Joel McHale flew in from Boston; artist Judy Chicago came from New Mexico; and director John Waters left New York to attend....

Burberry adopts a monthly drop model with first capsule to be released Oct. 17

Riccardo Tisci has a million retail tricks up his monogrammed sleeve, including a new sales strategy of monthly product drops that will sell exclusively through Burberry’s social media and mobile messaging apps. Taking a page out of streetwear’s book, Burberry will be launching monthly product...

Ralph Lauren introduces Polo Bear watches

Continuing his 50th anniversary celebration, Ralph Lauren is launching the Polo Bear Collection, which combines Swiss watchmaking with the Polo Bear — a favorite icon in the designer’s world. The collection represents the first time Lauren has created timepieces specifically for the Polo brand....

Power of Women luncheon serves up talk about Trump, midterm elections and women banding together

In his introduction to Emma Gonzalez, a survivor of the Parkland, Fla., school shooting, and one of five honorees at Friday’s Variety Power of Women luncheon, actor and director George Clooney took the Trump administration to task for stoking a culture of fear. "We’re living in a time where fear...

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23 Oct 2018 05:00

Wear LACMA taps SoCal brands Wolk Morais and ALSO for its fall 2018 art-meets-fashion mash-up

<p>The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has tapped Wolk Morais and Also as the latest labels to contribute to its Wear LACMA program, which pairs local fashion designers with inspirational artwork from its permanent collection. The results of which are sold to benefit the museum’s programs.</p> <p>For the...</p>

22 Oct 2018 12:50

Children&apos;s Hospital L.A. gala with Jimmy Kimmel, Foo Fighters, Pharrell Williams raises $5.5 million

<p>“We’re all parents here on stage. … We have a lot kids between us, so we thank each and every one of you for what you do,” said Dave Grohl, who opened the biennial Children’s Hospital Los Angeles gala with his 11-time Grammy-winning band Foo Fighters.</p> <p>The band had returned to L.A. from its tour...</p>

19 Oct 2018 09:30

DJ Khaled opens up about Jay-Z and Beyoncé, his son Asahd and his recent Jordan Brand collaboration

<p>Whether he’s rocking stadiums across the U.S. with Jay-Z and Beyoncé, in the studio producing the follow-up to his many hit records (“Wild Thoughts” featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller, anyone?) or running his record label, We the Best Music Group, Khaled Mohamed Khaled — better known as DJ Khaled...</p>

19 Oct 2018 09:25

Pomellato returns to Beverly Hills to continue celebrating the L.A. woman who can buy her own jewelry

<p>Pomellato, the Milan-based jewelry house, has returned to Beverly Hills after a few years’ absence with a new 1,700-square-foot store, which opened in late August. Brand officials from New York and Italy as well as social media influencer Chiara Ferragni, the face of the Pomellato For Women campaign,...</p>