The Primetime Emmys ...

“Breaking Bad” Praised at the Glamorous Governors Ball After the Emmys Lizzy Caplan: A Fashion Standout   At the Governors Ball following the Aug. 25 Primetime Emmy Awards, guest after guest expressed jubilation that  “Breaking Bad” swept the major drama categories,...

Spring Summer 2014 P...

Kim Kardashian, Lady Gaga, Dita Von Teese and Sparkling Light-As-Air Collections Distinguish the Spring Summer 2014 Paris Haute Couture A Few Thoughts and Lots of Pictures     * Kim Kardashian looked absolutely beautiful – and better than I’d ever seen her look – in...

Fall Winter 2013 Haute Couture Collections

Notes from the Paris Haute Couture Collections – Fall/Winter 2013     The June 30-July 4 haute couture offerings for fall winter 2013 proved to be well worth the trip to Paris. Aside from the beautiful collections from the established houses, some relative newcomers attracted some serious attention. Best of all, two of the great names – Christian Lacroix and Elsa Schiaparelli – returned in brilliant, innovative style. For extended party coverage, click here to find my Society News LA story about the Paris scene. To read my Los Angeles Times stories about the individual shows, click on these designer names...

Giorgio Armani Prive...

Giorgio Armani Prive Attracts Hilary Swank, Uma Thurman, Isabelle Huppert & More    In recent years, Giorgio Armani has dressed Penelope Cruz, Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Lopez, Reese Witherspoon and multiple other A-listers for the Oscars and virtually all the other major awards...

Fall Winter 2012 201...

More Fall Winter 2012 2013 Haute Couture Shows; More About All the Stars and the Classy Old-Fashioned Invitations   So Many Stars If there have been more Hollywood stars in Paris for any previous haute couture season, I can’t remember when that would have been – and I’ve been...

Giorgio Armani Prive...

Young Stars and Screen Legends Lined the Front Row at Giorgio Armani Prive to See a Superb Day-to-Night Haute Couture Collection   After completing “Blood Ties” in New York – a Guillem Canet-directed film co-starring Clive Owen and Marion Cottilard –  Zoe Saldana...