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The German fashion house Hugo Boss has apologized for mistreating forced labor at a uniform factory during World War II.
Revelations about how company founder Hugo Boss employed forced workers at his clothing factory, which was contracted to make Nazi uniforms, have appeared in a...
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Those once-coveted outfits in your closet now elicit sighs of “I have nothing to wear” as last year’s trends take their inevitable plunge. While you’re hunting for the hottest fall fashions this month, remember also to invest in what will never go out of style: soft skin,...
August 31, 2011 | 8:33 pm
Every primitive tribe has its status symbols. Who owns the most goats? Who wears the most beads? Who has the largest lip plate? In the supposedly advanced culture we inhabit, people strut around proudly displaying their labels. Maybe we’re not as advanced as we think we are:...
August 22, 2011 | 4:42 pm
Bad news for John Galliano, but good news for the Jews: Marc Jacobs, a Jewish boy from Jersey will replace Galliano as creative director of Christian Dior.
Galliano was ousted in March after he was caught on camera spewing anti-semitic hokum at a french restaurant Galliano Who...
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Let’s talk about Vests. Maybe I am the only person that doesn’t get this, but what is the point of a Vest? And more importantly, what the hell is the point of a warm winter jacket if its missing sleeves! I don’t get it.
If you need a warm jacket or coat to keep you warm,...
December 22, 2010 | 3:38 pm
Will T-shirts and other items bearing logos and designs resembling World War II Nazi insignia become the latest fashion trend in an Inland Empire school district?
Clothes by the Irvine company Metal Mulisha are currently banned by the Murrieta Valley Unified School District, but the...
June 3, 2008 | 2:52 pm
When I read about the latest lawsuit, filed last week, against American Apparel founder Dov Charney, I thought there must have been a mistake. It sounded too much like previous lawsuits: Charney allegedly had screamed at a female employee, Jeneleen...
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With summer travel to Israel around the corner, now's the time to plan your packing strategy. From new high-tech gadgets to easy-care clothing, from hybrid shoes to crushable sun hats, there's plenty to choose from as gifts for loved ones and must-haves for your own comfort. We've...
May 25, 2006 | 8:00 pm
When the renowned exiled Iranian journalist Amir Taheri reported in a Canadian newspaper last week that Iran had just passed a law requiring Jews to wear yellow bands on their clothing, the world reacted with shock. The story, which also outlined required colored bands for Christians...
September 22, 2005 | 8:00 pm
I was sitting in the AMC theater in Woodland Hills, a captive of a dull series of pre-movie advertisements, when I started to think about my next column. I considered writing about fasting (argue that a tall Starbucks latte might be an acceptable fasting exception, compared to a...
February 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm
Have you ever read in an advertisement inviting you to buy an overpriced suit or necktie that "It's true, clothes do make the man"?
Do clothes make the man or woman? On the one hand, we'd like to think that people aren't affected by something as superficial as clothing. But on the...
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Tired of wearing designer clothes and lining the pockets of fashionistas? These days, clothing companies are banking on Jewish pride and charity as the impetus for their labels.
Jewcy and Jewish Jeans are both joining a growing clique of edgy Jewish enterprises, such as Heeb...
January 23, 2003 | 7:00 pm
David Shamouelian believes he has tapped into what he thinks is a sure-fire marketing tool: 4,000 years of Jewish mysticism.
"How do you explain this? You walk into the store and want to buy a blouse for yourself, but you end up buying a dress. Why? Because there is internal energy...
December 5, 2002 | 7:00 pm
The Chanukah wish lists of six needy local Jewish families will be filled by generous families from Rancho Santa Margarita's Morasha Jewish Day School.
"These families have been financially disadvantaged for a long time," said Charlene Edwards, social services director for Jewish...
March 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm
There was a time when the retail clothing industry was thriving.
"In the '80s, my customers spent almost 8 percent of their disposable income on clothing," said David Sacks, owner of Sacks SFO apparel stores.
However, time and a change in consumer habits have eroded this reality....
January 24, 2002 | 7:00 pm
Do not envy Anne Robinson.
When Richard Blackwell (ne Richard Selzer), the fashion critic of the rich and famous, released his 42nd annual lists of apparel achievers and fashion faux pas on Jan. 8, the pretentiously garbed British game show host topped his Worst Dressed Woman of 2001...
October 8, 1998 | 8:00 pm"Where's the jelly? I need five jellies."
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"I love your skirt, where did you get it?"
The scene: A typical Thursday evening at Tomchei Shabbos' warehouse, at 353 1/2 N. La Brea Ave., where a team of fast-working, quick-talking volunteers gathers to...
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