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Our Lady J, Grey Crouch and Nik Kacy celebrate during L.A.’s Trans Pride event

In a world where transgender people continue to face hate and discrimination, L.A.’s Trans Pride was welcomed with open arms by attendees and event panelists. The two-day celebration for trans, genderqueer and nonbinary Angelenos and their supporters and friends was held at the new Anita May Rosenstein...

How Gloria Vanderbilt used her authenticity and ‘great taste’ to build her denim line

Not only was Gloria Vanderbilt an heiress, the “poor little rich girl” in a sensational Great Depression-era custody trial, an author, artist and the mother to CNN’s Anderson Cooper, she was also a game-changer, having had a seminal period in the fashion industry in the late 1970s and early ’80s....

Chrissy Teigen, Quincy Jones take in John Legend's Hollywood Bowl performance

During the Hollywood Bowl’s season-opening night, which was headlined by 10-time Grammy winner John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, the singer-songwriter’s wife, quietly slipped into a table close to the stage with their children, Luna, 3, and Miles, 1, in tow. Not much farther back, Grammy-winning composer...

L.A. Dodgers Foundation gala, featuring Bruno Mars set, raises $3 million

In a touching moment as his hour-plus set came to a close at Wednesday’s Blue Diamond Gala at Dodger Stadium, benefiting the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation, singer Bruno Mars shared a story about his early days in Los Angeles when he was an aspiring songwriter dreaming of success. “Over a decade...

Celebrate Pride month and beyond with a rainbow of fashion options

Rainbow stripes can be seen in full bloom this month as the LGBTQ community — and its allies — continue to celebrate and make a statement about equality and inclusion. This year’s Pride month is especially resonant as 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising in New York, when police...

Olivia Wilde, Storm Reid and more toast Face of the Future honoree Elizabeth Debicki

Olivia Wilde, Rachel Bilson and January Jones were among the Max Mara-clad attendees who turned out to the Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood to celebrate the Italian label’s Women in Film Max Mara Face of the Future honoree Elizabeth Debicki on Tuesday night. “I’m feeling fresh, fancy, free, excited,...

Louis Vuitton to debut new exhibition, launch ArtyCapucines bags in Beverly Hills

French brand Louis Vuitton is continuing its international love affair with Los Angeles. But how does a luxury label follow its spring release of a trio of California-inspired unisex fragrances, with their vivid individual packaging and embellished leather monogram travel case designed by L.A....

Fashion is having a seriously psychedelic moment

Clothes from the spring/summer 2019 menswear collections appear to be revealing that many of fashion’s major players are on the same inspirational wavelength, which might be best summed up with a line from a 53-year-old Bob Dylan song: “Everybody must get stoned.” These counterculture references...

Saint Laurent mines Mick Jagger by way of Marrakesh — in Malibu

Paris-based fashion house Yves Saint Laurent brought its spring and summer 2020 men’s runway collection to Southern California Thursday night — Malibu’s Paradise Cove, specifically — where it unspooled at sunset on a beach boardwalk with a deep bench of celebrities (Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth,...

Elizabeth Debicki opens up about her life. Now what about that top-secret project?

“You know those days when you feel like, ‘I’m really together’?” actress Elizabeth Debicki asked on the phone late last month. “And you’re like, ‘I’ve got this and I’m super-energized and I’m functioning on so many levels.’ And then you meet Mick Jagger and you’re like, ‘What have I ever done with...

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26 Jun 2019 09:00

Gender-bending fashion and 5 other menswear trends for spring/summer 2020

<p>What appeared to be noticeable, at least in the photos of the men’s spring/summer 2020 collections shown in Paris and the Italian cities of Florence and Milan earlier this month, is that designers and brands took a big stab at redefining menswear. And, for the record, anything goes. (After all,...</p>

24 Jun 2019 15:45

At the Hollywood Unlocked’s brunch, Cardi B and others offer thanks from near and afar

<p></p><p>One of the many events happening over the weekend during the <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">BET</a> Experience was <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">the Hollywood Unlocked</a>’s first Social Impact Brunch.</p> <p></p><p>Held at the Sunset Room Hollywood, the event honored rapper <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Cardi B</a>, comedienne Tiffany Haddish, syndicated radio program “The Breakfast Club,” singer Teyana Taylor...</p>

24 Jun 2019 14:15

Pamela Anderson opens up about Julian Assange, veganism and #MeToo

<p>Actress <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Pamela Anderson</a>, who has been living in France with her soccer player, Adil Rami, made a trip west to California for the recent opening of the “Pamela Anderson by David Yarrow” exhibition at <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Maddox Gallery Los Angeles</a> in West Hollywood. (The exhibition closes this week.)</p> <p>The former “Baywatch”...</p>

21 Jun 2019 08:30

‘Hamilton’ alums catch Sherlock Holmes in ‘Mysterious’ new play at Geffen Playhouse

<p>There was no shortage of Sherlock Holmes enthusiasts on opening night of the new play “Mysterious Circumstances” at the Geffen Playhouse in Westwood.</p> <p>Take Daveed Diggs, the Tony Award winner who starred in the original Broadway cast of the musical “Hamilton,” for example. Before catching Wednesday’s...</p>