Topic “style”

By Stacy Downs (McClatchy Newspapers)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Interview with Rod Parks, owner of Retro Inferno, a vintage modern home furnishings store in Kansas City, Mo. (

Q: In recent years, the world has gone crazy for mid-century modern. What should people know before they invest in a piece?

A: People should know...

By Jenn Harris (Los Angeles Times (MCT))

The Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards brought out the hottest young stars to the bright orange carpet at the University of Southern California Galen Center last weekend. The show was notably more casual than, say, the Oscars or Golden Globes — knowing there is a distinct possibility one may get “slimed” may be a contributing factor — but the...

By Adam Tschorn (Los Angeles Times (MCT))

LOS ANGELES — In the run-up to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which starts Friday, we’ve been anticipating not just the music and art but also the independent sense of style that will be on display.

We talked to a couple of the standouts who will hit the stages in Indio over the next two weekends about what shaped their...

By Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz (Chicago Tribune (MCT))

No matter how meticulously you plan the flowers, the music and the seating chart, your wedding day has a way of throwing a curveball — such as when your college roommate, seized by a moment of OMG-I-can’t-believe-you’re-getting-married! enthusiasm, accidentally sloshes her red wine onto your wedding dress.

Wedding planner Mindy Weiss,...

By Becky Cairns (Standard-Examiner staff)

The slacks are orange, the blouse is pink — and you’re wearing them together?

Yes, you are, if you’re into color blocking, a spring fashion trend that combines a rainbow of bold and bright hues.

And hey, if you want to be really daring, throw on a red belt to complete that smashing ensemble.

Color blocking can be found in...