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From red carpet movie premieres and elegant luncheons to appearances at The Grove, stars were out putting their most fashionable feet forward all over town this week. Fresh new takes on the always appropriate LBD, pantsuits, bold colors and inspired spring prints were all among the biggest hits but we've narrowed it down to our favorites. See who won a spot in our top 10 looks of the week in this edition of L.A.'s Best Dressed Guests.
Opening a boutique with staying power in a city like NYC is no small feat, but Claire Distenfeld was up for the challenge. She opened her Upper East Side fashion mecca, Fivestory, last spring - and one year later, it's still going strong, hailed by critics as one of the best curated high-fashion boutiques in the city. The multi-story townhouse carries everything from Balmain to Carven, but no matter what she puts in her store, her goal is to always make women feel good, telling us, "I'm never gonna buy pieces that won't make a woman feel good. She can feel different, she can feel unique, but you're not gonna see a garbage bag with holes in my store." Click through to see how Claire Distenfeld was able to use her background in fine arts to make a name for herself in the cutthroat fashion industry, and stand out from the rest. More>>
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Holiday time in upon us, but a little thing like seasons won't get in the way of stars donning hot-off-the-runway designer spring looks to high-profile events. We've seen plenty of them up and down L.A.'s red carpets in the last week, and though these warriors of fashion may be a bit chilly wearing their skin-baring styles, they look great doing it. Let's discuss these Best Dressed Guests in our top 10 favorite looks of the last week.
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It's that time of the year again. When thousands of people line up outside their favorite store, eager to score amazing deals. Figuring out your Black Friday game plan can be stressful. So sit back, relax, and check out our round up of the best Black Friday sales in NYC this year!
Sarah Burton is set to receive an OBE as a part of the Queen's Birthday Honors list, Conde Nast openly tries to sabbatoge Carine Roitfeld, Hermes is in trouble with their own employees and so much more in today's fashion files! More»
Recently the Hamptons has witnessed the opening of countless stores that stock flowy, beachy dresses, skinny jeans and strappy sandals, but those run of the mill stores better watch their backs. This summer we've got quite a few shopping adventures to embark upon, and even one that guys will get excited about. From the perfectly cut basics at Helmut Lang to the impeccably edited collection at Curve the only one suffering is going to be your wallet, or your boyfriend's. More»
If you haven't already noticed, we are in the thick of spring/summer sale season. It can be exhausting (we know) to search the jungle of L.A.'s countless stores and boutiques to find the hidden gems with the finest of fashions that are also gentlest on your bank balance. But hey, today is your lucky day since we put together this guide of all the upcoming and ongoing hot sales of spring and summer stock from the best retailers and boutiques in town just as L.A. temps begins to heat up. So stay stylish while keeping cool in these hot summer months ahead and happy shopping! More»
Ann Dexter-Jones tells us about her jewelry line, Lady Gaga is a columnist for V, Reese Witherspoon wears a pink wedding dress, Kate Moss poses in McQueen, Brad Goreski gets his own show, Carven opens in Paris, and so much more! MORE>>>
Thursday, May 23
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.