Fashion & Style


Stats Reinvents Itself

An original family owned and operated institutional favorite of Southland denizens for over 50 years, Stats Decorative Home and Seasonal in Old Pasadena has undergone some dramatic changes and...... Read More

Polka Dots

Getting Dotty With It

Can you have too many polka dots? Too many colors?Too many jeans? Why, of course not. That’s why Annie Frank at OSKA is so excited about their new collection, a cornucopia of dots and colors. “I think it’s very geometric even more so than normal,” she told Pasadena Now. There’s a lot of dots, polka ...


Warming up the house with jeans!

Everything Blue is New Again

We know how much you hate to give them up, but from now through January 31, your old jeans can have a new life, keeping houses warm. All this month, Fresh Produce in Pasadena is hosting “Bring In Your Blues,” a campaign built to help collect denim for Cotton Incorporated’s Blue Jeans Go Green™ denim ...


It's all about the art at The Factory.

Day (and Night) Laborers

Remember that cool girl you knew in high school or college, who was so funny and hip and artistic? She had all these CDs from bands you never heard of, and all these crazy cool friends, and you secretly wanted to be one of them? She grew up and opened a hair salon ten years ...


Fashion

Layers of Chic

No one needs to tell you how smart layering is for winter wear, but too often layering consists of this piece and that piece, until it’s not layering, it’s pizza. OSKA truly defines the idea of layering, creating beautiful individual parts of the picture, which stand alone, or work together like a great band—each element ...


Fashion

Anthropologie Opens New Store in Old Pasadena

Clothing line Anthropologie closed its store on South Lake Avenue and opened its new store at 35 North Fair Oaks Avenue on Friday, January 17. Anthropologie has been known since 1992 for its clothing line, which includes sweaters and sweatshirts, sleep and lounge-wear, tees and tanks, as well as accessories such as bags and eye-wears. ...


It's the color of the year!

That Color is You!

Remember that scene in The Devil Wears Prada where Meryl Streep, as the powerful Anna Wintour-styled editor of the most influential fashion mag in America, lectures the Anne Hathaway character on the significance of the cerulean blue sweater she’s wearing to work that day? Now, art imitates life imitates art. Pantone, the global authority on ...


Clothes that can take it

We Can Work it Out

CrossFit. No, it’s not a plumbing component. It’s a popular strength and conditioning program that improves muscular strength, your cardio-respiratory endurance, and your flexibility. Think of it as a combination of aerobics, gymnastics exercises, and some serious weight lifting. The workouts include a warm-up, and then the high-intensity “workout of the day” or “WOD,” along ...


Made in Pasadena

Once again, the City of Pasadena looks homeward in selecting the official designer for the 2014 Pasadena Tournament of Roses.  Internationally renowned fashion designer and long-time Pasadena resident Tadashi Shoji will be creating custom gowns for the Rose Queen and the six corresponding Rose Princesses. Shoji has been the official designer for the Royal Court ...


Holiday Gifts

A Jewel Box of Love and Candy

It’ s a place of love and candy—candy for the sweet tooth, stacked in shiny glass jars just inside the doorway, and candy for the eyes and heart in the form of dazzling jewelry pieces for the discerning customer. Mimi Et Cie is a tiny, Parisian-style shop nestled into a corner of Arcade Lane, near ...


Bling a Ding Ding at Mardo K

It was bling-a-ding-ding Sunday evening, November 23, as new young jewelry sensation Mardo Kiladjian opened the doors to Mardo K, his new must-see store on Montrose’s iconic Honolulu Avenue. The store had been in “soft opening” mode since August 19, but Mardo and his four-person staff officially cut the ribbon Sunday, as customers flocked to ...