Americans started paying attention to Western wear was during the 1930s, says UNLV associate professor Deirdre Clemente. The modern interpretations get shown off in Las Vegas during the National Finals Rodeo.
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Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed generations of celebrities in red carpet and evening gowns, has died after battling cancer at 82.
Nevada tourism officials are planning a three-day festival in Reno next fall to celebrate and promote the city as the birthplace of what became modern blue jeans.
A Las Vegas-based shoe company has filed a federal antitrust lawsuit against Crocs Inc., the Colorado-based company known for its ventilated plastic clogs. The complaint, filed Wednesday in Las Vegas by U.S.A. Dawgs Inc., claims Crocs fraudulently obtained patents in 2006, then used a series of “sham” lawsuits to thwart its competitors and monopolize the market.
Drag queens and a transgender bride romped down Betsey Johnson’s runway Wednesday with same-sex couples, a few “Real Housewives” and the 72-year-old designer’s TV dance partner in a fashion show that screamed JUST MARRIED!
Apple Inc has invited top fashion editors and bloggers in unprecedented numbers to its Tuesday launch gala, further evidence that the iPhone maker is preparing to take the wraps off a smartwatch.
Move over, studded bracelets and chandelier earrings. Right now, it’s all about nails. Rhinestones, 3-D designs, textured topcoats and new offerings from fashion royalty have upped the ante on fingertips, said Kahlana Barfield, beauty director for InStyle magazine.
There are articles of clothing that no matter how tattered, no matter how faded, no matter how unsuitable for one’s current dimensions, that simply can’t be discarded.
The summer swimsuit season is upon us and the 2014 swimwear trends are muy caliente. The choices are plentiful in a multitude of optical patterns, color blocking, asymmetrical cuts, sporty and chic shapes and fun separates, too. It’s enough to coax even the most timid of swimsuit wearers out of their pale malaise and onto the beach, or in Las Vegas’ case, out to the pool.
A lingerie store has apologized after getting flack for using mannequins whose ribs were showing in a display window.
U.S. figureskaters Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski, breakout stars of NBC’s Sochi Olympics broadcast team, will serve as fashion correspondents in next week’s Kentucky Derby.
The fashion world has descended on Las Vegas this week with two major trade show collections, Modern Assembly and MAGIC Market Week, here along with a few independents.
Barbie is flaunting her frame in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit’s 50th anniversary issue. She’ll be featured alongside supermodels like Christie Brinkley and Brooklyn Decker as part of a campaign called “unapologetic.”
Thanksgiving has come and gone, Black Friday is a memory and, with only 17 days until Christmas and 23 days until New Year’s Eve, ready or not, the holiday season is upon us. It’s a time of endless stress, rushing to and fro and a steady flow of invites clogging your inbox for office gatherings, cocktail parties, impromptu drinks with friends and an exasperating number of guilt-inducing family commitments.
Scouring, digging and searching the aisles, racks and shelves becomes routine for designer-conscious thrift shoppers.
Forget that it’s still hot enough for dangling earrings to burn your neck, fall fashion is here. As difficult as it might be to put yourself in an outerwear frame of mind, the trends of the upcoming season could change that.
A red, knee-length pencil dress covered in sequins takes center stage at the Bettie Page exhibit. Models wearing a mix of the brand’s dresses while sporting pinup-style makeup promote the clothing to passers-by. Las Vegas fashion players are out and about this week.
A white carpet weaves throughout the Las Vegas Convention Center, giving the venue a feel that something chic is happening here. At Mandalay Bay, thousands of young men wearing designer jeans walk the corridors outside the fashion trade shows.
A man wearing a black fedora with a tall turquoise feather sticking out of it walks into the Las Vegas Convention Center on Monday morning. Just ahead of him, another man is wearing salmon-colored casual sneakers.
They’re hallways, not runways. Still, every year at this time, kids compile a list of must-have fashion items and parents do their best to accommodate them.
Eagle Promotions’ client list includes Universal, Yamaha and Wynn Resorts. But you won’t find its logo on most of the merchandise it sells to companies worldwide.
When Romeo Siguenza put his first piece of thread through a needle at age 5, he began to learn the art of embroidery and the value of tradition from his great-grandmother. He hoped to one day pass it on to following generations.
There’s a certain way one must dress as a working prostitute in Las Vegas.
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