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Stella McCartney celebrates her fall 2018 collections with more than a little help from her friends

What were the Davids (Hockney and Lynch) chatting about with half the Beatles (Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr) at a barely lighted table in Hollywood? We don’t know either, but it was just one of the many memorable moments in a star…


Jonathan Gold's top 10 L.A. food trend predictions for 2018

The restaurant critic considers what's on the plate for 2018

Abercrombie offers unisex collection for children

Abercrombie Kids has unveiled its first unisex collection for spring. The gender-neutral line is called Everybody Collection, and is now available both in stores and online. The line, which features 25 styles, is comprised of tops, bottoms…

Wednesday, Jan 17


Strategies to make 2018 your best wine year ever

It’s another year, another occasion to make this year your best year in wine. While the calamitous state of the world — fire, flood, mud, political tumult — may compel one to emphasize quantity rather than quality, it’s probably better to…

5 standout fashion trends from pre-fall 2018


Pre-fall has proven to be the never-ending season. Market begins in November and wraps the end of January. It’s a commercially important season with deliveries throughout summer, and collections range from casual daywear to evening attire…


Stella McCartney on scents, responsibility and the relaunch of her Peony fragrance

In the run-up to her autumn 2018 men's and women's presentation in L.A. on Jan. 16, the British designer chats about her relaunched fragrance, her dislike for factory-grown roses and what a future men's scent might smell like. (Hint: It…


PBS, with help from celebrities and authors, aims to find 'The Great American Read'

PBS has enlisted the help of several celebrities to determine “The Great American Read” in an upcoming competition series, the network announced Wednesday.


"The Immigrant Cookbook: Recipes that Make America Great" celebrates the diversity in our kitchens

The act of cooking a meal can bring so much more to the table than just, well, dinner. There’s the sustenance and comfort of that food, but what’s also built into the sauce or dropped into the pot is a sometimes invisible and highly…


16 recipes for cookies, cake and other gluten-free desserts

We've compiled 16 great recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth, from milk chocolate truffles to granola bars, carrot cake with ginger frosting and more, perfect for Gluten-free Wednesday.


Before & After: A massive front lawn is transformed into an inviting, low-water landscape

Amber Denker thinks like an artist when it comes to gardening, spending countless hours in her Toluca Lake backyard planting exotics and tropical plants. “It makes me feel like I’m painting my environment,” she explains.


Kim Jones is leaving Louis Vuitton

Kim Jones is to exit Louis Vuitton after showing his fall 2018 collection for the brand in Paris on Thursday, WWD has learned.


IMG Models signs Christian Combs, son of Sean 'Diddy' Combs

IMG Models has signed Christian Combs, hip-hop artist and son of Sean “Diddy” Combs and model Kim Porter, for worldwide representation.


Tom Bergin's Irish pub is not closing. It's just reducing its hours and closing its kitchen

On Sunday, Tom Bergin’s Public House, the famed Irish pub on Fairfax Avenue, will reduce its bar hours and close its kitchen, according to the pub’s owner Derek Schreck.

Tuesday, Jan 16


Anthony Delon seeks fashion renaissance with leather jacket line

Anthony Delon is a great believer in second chances. The actor and son of French screen legend Alain Delon has had his share of tough breaks. A staple of French celebrity gossip magazines, he is ready to write a new chapter with the…


Ariane Labed named the face of Chloé's new perfume

Actress Ariane Labed has been named the face of the upcoming Chloé fragrance, due out in March.


'American Crime Story' designer on quickly duplicating Gianni Versace's '90s style

Accurately re-creating the lavish and vibrant wardrobe of Gianni Versace was one of the most crucial elements of Ryan Murphy’s forthcoming “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story,” which premieres Jan. 17 on FX.

What you don't want to miss at Modernism Week 2018

The Southern California desert is especially alluring in February, when the city of Palm Springs plays host to Modernism Week, the annual celebration of 20th century architecture and design.

Balenciaga teams with Net-a-Porter, Mr Porter on capsule ranges

Balenciaga has teamed with Net-a-porter and Mr Porter on capsule ranges that will debut on January 22.

Diane Kruger talks Oscar prospects at Chanel’s French film party

Chanel took over the majestic Petit Palais in Paris on Monday night for a cocktail and dinner celebrating rising French film talent, marking its first turn as official partner of the Césars, France’s equivalent of the Oscars.

Kaia Gerber designs capsule collection with Karl Lagerfeld

Move over, Gigi — there’s a new “It” girl in town. Only three months after her stellar debut catwalk season, Kaia Gerber has inked her first big design collaboration, with Karl Lagerfeld, no less. The 16-year-old daughter of Cindy Crawford…


David Simon is adapting Philip Roth's 'The Plot Against America' for television

David Simon, the award-winning writer and producer of the hit series “Homicide: Life on the Street” and “The Wire,” is adapting Philip Roth's novel “The Plot Against America” into a six-part television miniseries.


Ranchero Mexican restaurant in Pasadena is closing after 49 years

From the closing of a neighborhood Mexican restaurant in Pasadena to the return of L.A.’s most prolific restaurateur, here’s what’s happening in the Los Angeles food and drink world: End of an era: If you’ve lived in Pasadena at some point…


Pass the butter: 19 great recipes for biscuits, rolls and dinner breads

Whether you’re craving biscuits, corn bread, pretzel rolls or monkey bread, we’ve got the carbs covered. We’ve collected 19 great recipes for biscuits, rolls and dinner bread. Just don’t forget the butter.


Chef Daniel Humm gives an exclusive first look at NoMad in downtown L.A., open Sunday

Chef Daniel Humm stares up at the intricate design of the gold and blue ceiling in the lobby of the new NoMad hotel in downtown Los Angeles. “I’ve been coming here for the past three years,” says Humm. “But every time I walk through, I…


California hospitals face a 'war zone' of flu patients — and are setting up tents to treat them

California hospitals have had to scramble for more space and staff to keep up with the high numbers of patients showing up in the ER sick with a deadly strain of the flu.

Monday, Jan 15


Fill up with a bowl: 29 of our favorite vegetarian soup recipes

Spiced vegetable, potato green chile, bean and kale, tortilla and more — we’ve compiled 29 of our favorite vegetarian soup recipes, perfect for Meatless Monday or any day of the week.


Sunday, Jan 14


Keith Jackson was college football, authentic, homespun and wonderful

All I can think: Now Dick Enberg has a drinking pal.

Saturday, Jan 13


Books: An editor with a vision, the late Denis Johnson and more book news

Hello, book lovers! I’m book editor Carolyn Kellogg with this week’s literary news.


Jon Hamm, Emma Roberts and Aldis Hodge turn out for the L.A. Art Show gala

Jon Hamm was host for a star-studded gala benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital with celebrity attendees including Emma Roberts, Matthew Modine, Jay Duplass and Aldis Hodge.