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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...

Beyoncé takes center stage and music publishing executive Jon Platt is honored at City of Hope gala

Just before inviting the audience to sing along with her at Thursday’s City of Hope Spirit of Life gala, Beyoncé, fresh from her On the Run II tour with husband Jay-Z, had a few words to say to Warner/Chappell Music Chairman and Chief Executive Jon Platt, the night’s honoree. “I’m so honored to...

Deciem founder Brandon Truaxe ousted amid turmoil at beauty brand

A Canadian judge ruled Friday morning to oust Deciem founder Brandon Truaxe. The judge granted the injunction filed Wednesday afternoon by Deciem’s minority investor, the Estée Lauder Cos. Inc., seeking to have Truaxe removed from the company’s board and as chief executive officer after he unilaterally...

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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>

18 Oct 2018 18:45

Reese Witherspoon, Gwyneth Paltrow toast Jennifer Meyer boutique

<p>“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 <a href="">Jennifer Meyer</a>’s stepmother Kelly Chapman Meyer. “And she did it.”</p> <p>Indeed, when the jewelry designer struck out on her own more than a decade ago, after...</p>

18 Oct 2018 17:30

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

<p>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.</p> <p>The brand ambassadorship, announced Wednesday, was...</p>