Fashion & Beauty

Emily Bode’s menswear line focuses on how each piece is made and includes one of a kind items that are made from antique textiles.

from The Treatment

Emily Bode’s menswear line focuses on how each piece is made and includes one of a kind items that are made from antique textiles.

from The Treatment

LA salons are specializing in textured hair now more than ever. Does this mean the natural hair movement is here to stay?

No more ‘taming’ Black or Brown hair. LA salons ditch Euro beauty standards

LA salons are specializing in textured hair now more than ever. Does this mean the natural hair movement is here to stay?

from Greater LA

“Dune,” “Cruella” and “West Side Story” are some of the Academy Award nominees for Best Costume Design featured at the FIDM exhibit.

‘Cruella’ and ‘Dune’ dresses, Marvel hero suits are stars of FIDM’s Oscars exhibit

“Dune,” “Cruella” and “West Side Story” are some of the Academy Award nominees for Best Costume Design featured at the FIDM exhibit.

from KCRW Features

Now that prom isn’t virtual anymore, volunteer stylists helped hundreds of LA teens who can’t afford to buy finery glam up for the big dance.

Donated satin, suits, sequins: LA foster teens get snazzy for prom

Now that prom isn’t virtual anymore, volunteer stylists helped hundreds of LA teens who can’t afford to buy finery glam up for the big dance.

from Greater LA

Low-rise jeans, baby tees, and shrugs from the early 2000s are back. But overweight women were absent from these styles, says freelance writer Jess Sims.

Baby tees and low-rise jeans: Fashion from 20 years ago gets revived

Low-rise jeans, baby tees, and shrugs from the early 2000s are back. But overweight women were absent from these styles, says freelance writer Jess Sims.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

André Leon Talley was the first Black man to serve as Vogue’s creative director, pushing for racial and gender diversity in fashion. He died Tuesday at age 73.

André Leon Talley schooled Anna Wintour in fashion, showed how clothes can transform lives

André Leon Talley was the first Black man to serve as Vogue’s creative director, pushing for racial and gender diversity in fashion. He died Tuesday at age 73.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Few things are universally recognized across the globe.

Fashion in ‘House of Gucci’ is another character, says FIDM design chief

Few things are universally recognized across the globe.

from KCRW Features

Governor Gavin Newsom says “substantially more” law enforcement officers will be near busy retail stores this Thanksgiving week.

From SF to LA, luxury retail stores face brazen robberies. How is law enforcement responding?

Governor Gavin Newsom says “substantially more” law enforcement officers will be near busy retail stores this Thanksgiving week.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Press Play speaks to the screenwriter of “House of Gucci,” a new film about the backstabbing and murderous family behind the iconic fashion brand.

‘House of Gucci’: New film shows family betrayal, vengeance, and murder behind the iconic fashion brand

Press Play speaks to the screenwriter of “House of Gucci,” a new film about the backstabbing and murderous family behind the iconic fashion brand.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Spanx promises to smooth the lumps and bumps under your clothes to make you look thinner.

Spanx: Why people are still putting on shapewear, even men

Spanx promises to smooth the lumps and bumps under your clothes to make you look thinner.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

For Beauty 2 the Streetz founder Shirley Raines, beauty is both a luxury and necessity.

Beauty 2 the Streetz: How haircuts and makeup help LA’s unhoused residents feel validated and seen

For Beauty 2 the Streetz founder Shirley Raines, beauty is both a luxury and necessity.

from Greater LA

The more comfortable and unsightly the shoes, the more on-trend they currently are.

Out with Jimmy Choo heels, in with Balenciaga sneakers. Comfy shoes conquer fashion

The more comfortable and unsightly the shoes, the more on-trend they currently are.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Pop star Rihanna has joined the billionaire’s club.

Rihanna is now the richest woman in music, thanks to her Fenty lines that prioritize inclusivity

Pop star Rihanna has joined the billionaire’s club.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Government insurance is provided to people for medically necessary care. But, when care is not necessary should it still be provided as a benefit?

Do people have an ethical right to have cosmetic surgery?

Government insurance is provided to people for medically necessary care. But, when care is not necessary should it still be provided as a benefit?

from Second Opinion

Dog groomers are gathering this weekend at the Groom Expo West in Pasadena, where they can compete, take courses from experts, and visit the trade show for everything pet styling and…

‘We like dogs better than people,’ says pet stylist ahead of Groom Expo West in Pasadena

Dog groomers are gathering this weekend at the Groom Expo West in Pasadena, where they can compete, take courses from experts, and visit the trade show for everything pet styling and…

from Greater LA

Lingerie company Victoria’s Secret is ditching its ‘Angels’ runway models for diverse celebrities such as U.S.

Victoria’s Secret gets a makeover: Out with ‘Angels,’ in with activists, athletes, entrepreneurs

Lingerie company Victoria’s Secret is ditching its ‘Angels’ runway models for diverse celebrities such as U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Lien Ta, the restaurateur behind All Day Baby and co-founder of Regarding Her , grew up in nail salons operated by her mother, who worked for tips.

‘That could have been my mom, my auntie’: Lien Ta after the Atlanta shootings

Lien Ta, the restaurateur behind All Day Baby and co-founder of Regarding Her , grew up in nail salons operated by her mother, who worked for tips.

from Good Food

In the back room of a downtown LA flower shop, Maurice Harris carefully applies a layer of blueish-grey eyeshadow.

Business was booming at LA’s Bloom and Plume. Then the pandemic took its toll

In the back room of a downtown LA flower shop, Maurice Harris carefully applies a layer of blueish-grey eyeshadow.

from Greater LA

“We used to work long hours and six days a week. Now we only work three. There aren’t any customers either, because the customers are the same as us.

Nail salon and barbershop owners in SoCal have struggled to pay bills. Now their businesses can reopen

“We used to work long hours and six days a week. Now we only work three. There aren’t any customers either, because the customers are the same as us.

from KCRW Features