March 14, 2013
They may have strutted on a stage instead of a runway, but members of the Supremes were well known for their fashionable style. Over two decades of climbing the charts, the singing group performed in a variety of venues - including a performance in England where they met the Queen Mother - all while decked out in the most fabulous costumes. "Come See About Me: The Mary Wilson Supremes Collection," an exhibit featuring more than 30 of the group's glamorous and glittering gowns, is on display at the African American Museum in Philadelphia.
February 25, 2013
Stacy Keibler's appearance Sunday evening on the arm of George Clooney confirmed two things: 1. They're still an item; 2. She still adheres to a serious fitness routine. Keibler wore a beaded Naeem Khan gown and, according to Us Weekly, Giuseppe Zanotti shoes, Lorraine Schwartz jewels and a Tiffany & Co bag. The sophisticated, silver-and-black dress and her short, softly waved hair evoked a '20s flapper mood, far removed from the metallic gold, strapless gown she wore last year.
February 14, 2013
A winter storm left piles of snow and Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco stopped by Tommy Hilfiger's show, but the most dramatic thing about New York City this past week were Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week's first looks at fall 2013. Inside the walls of Lincoln Center, designers treated the crowds to collections that mirrored the futuristic feel of science fiction, the darkness of noir fiction and the theatrical elements of a good soap opera. With so many ideas to chose from, these trends were the best of the best: Russian influences Christian Siriano said that his collection was heavily inspired by St. Petersburg's Mariinsky Theatre.
January 28, 2013
Not very long ago, in a reception hall not very far away, brides had to wear white, serve tiered cake for dessert and give their guests matchbooks as favors. Thank heavens that's all behind us. The wedding season is not that far off - bridal expos abound this month - and brides and grooms have lots of options when it comes to their Big Day. Besides the year's most obvious wedding trend - same-sex nuptials - planners and retailers see interest in colorful bridal gowns, lounge areas and vintage styles this year.
January 24, 2013
Wedding date: Dec. 31, 2012 Her story: Tiffany Trask, 26, grew up in Columbia and is a nurse in the Navy. Her mother, Karen, is a financial analyst and her father, Tim, is a building supervisor. His story: Jason Harriman, 30, grew up in Laurel. He is a sales representative for an Anheuser-Busch distributor. His father, Guy, is retired, and his mother, Sandra, is the vice president of development at Howard County General Hospital. Their story: Tiffany and Jason met at a happy hour in Ellicott City through mutual friends.
November 10, 2012
Wedding day: Oct. 6, 2012 Her story: Cara Lewis, 26, grew up in Hampstead. She is an assistant state's attorney for Baltimore City. Her mom, Cheryl Lewis, is senior vice president of lending at Farmers & Merchants Bank in Upperco. His story: Peter Nothstein, 34, grew up in Rodgers Forge. He is an assistant U.S. attorney for Maryland. His mother, Patricia Nothstein, is the director of the lower school at the Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore. His father is deceased. Their story: Cara and Peter met on April 9, 2010, at Pickles Pub across from Camden Yards during the home opener for the Baltimore Orioles through a mutual attorney friend.