GRAND FORKS, N.D. _ Overdoing it is the biggest mistake people make with winter work attire, said Rachael Hammarback owner of R.H. Standard in Grand Forks, N.D.
LOS ANGELES _ Before today's contemporary jewelry stars Alexis Bittar, Eddie Borgo and Aurelie Bidermann, there was Robert Lee Morris, who reinvented the category of fashion jewelry in the 1970s and '80s by creating wearable art in organic forms.
SAN JOSE, Calif. _ When Chrystal Bougon opened her lingerie shop a year ago in San Jose, Calif., all she wanted was a place where plus-size women could come in and actually touch and try on sexy panties, bras and slips made especially for them.
The first things you might notice about Aitor Throup's 23-piece debut collection of apparel and accessories are the skulls _ one out-sized, hollow-eyed and upside down, rendered as a black backpack big enough for a laptop computer; the second a satchel of gray melton wool that unzips across the mouth.
MINNEAPOLIS _ Elizabeth Patty doesn't have a skeleton in her closet, but she does have something almost as vexing: a stash of party dresses she'll never wear again.
LOS ANGELES _ Kerry Washington is everywhere.