December 3, 2006
ATTENTION, LADIES WHO LUNCH: Save the Chanel suits for a business meeting. Put away those black flats. And please toss the nude pantyhose out the window. WONDERING IF YOU WERE GLIMPSED? / / Check out baltimoresun.com / glimpsed for additional photos of fashion-forward locals and a critique by fashion writer Tanika White of the styles she saw around town.
July 2, 2006
In the movie The Devil Wears Prada, viewers watch as our heroine Anne Hathaway goes from a style-less blah to a stylish beauty with clothes, shoes and accessories any woman would swoon for. Chanel jackets. Gucci skirts. Giuseppe Zanotti pumps. Christian Louboutin calf-high boots. But Hathaway's Andy Sachs has help -- in a big way. She's able to borrow the latest, most coveted designer clothes from the storage closet of a fictional, glossy fashion magazine. Most of us aren't quite that lucky.
June 1, 2005
On May 25, 2005 HERMAN ROSS III cherished father of Elliott and Chanel Ross; brother of Kirk Ross. He is also survived by a host of aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends. Visitation Thursday 3 to 8 p.m., 2140 N. Fulton Ave. where the family will receive friends on Friday at 9 a.m. with funeral to follow at 9:30.
May 19, 2005
It's a surf war of sorts: Atlantic vs. Pacific, sunrise vs. sunset, from concentrate vs. fresh-squeezed, pines vs. palms. O.C. vs. The O.C. The people of Ocean City, Md. - known locally, of course, as O.C. - insist that they'd make a far better story line than a certain swankier beach community that has lately usurped their nickname. "Everyone knows that O.C. means Ocean City, not Orange County," said Rick Michaels, who air blasts T-shirts at Pop's Joke Shop, and who is not a fan of The O.C., Fox's hit nighttime soap about nattily dressed California teens and their lovelorn parents.
December 28, 2004
On Saturday December 11, 2004, in Frederick, MD., CHANEL LEA BROOKS, beloved daughter of Clarence L. and Delores (Segal) Brooks of Midwest City, OK; loving sister of Clarence L. Brooks Jr. of West Palm Beach, FL, Maj. Cherry L. Brooks of Ft. Detrick, MD and Christopher L. Brooks of Sacramento, Ca. She is also remembered by her grandfather Charles Diggs of Baltimore, MD.; nephew Zachary Brooks of Sacramento, CA. and many relative and friends. She is preceded in death by her maternal grandmother Mrs. Ernestine Diggs and paternal grandparents Clarence "Poppy" Brooks and Ms. Bernice Briscoe.
October 31, 2004
On October 26, 2004, CHANEL. Viewing at 2140 N. Fulton Avenue on Sunday, 12 to 3 P.M. Wake will be held in the Chapel on Monday at 12:30 P.M., Funeral at 1 P.M.