We Worked Out With Jillian Michaels (& Survived to Tell the Tale!)

Jillian Michaels at L.A.’s IDEA World Fitness Convention Jillian Michaels may be #AmericasFavoriteTrainer, but after experiencing BODYSHRED, her latest fitness class at Los Angeles’ IDEA World Fitness Convention, she’s proving to be one of America’s toughest, too. The Biggest Loser coach, soon-to-be reality television star and SpikeTV host and judge led a class of almost 600 fitness fanatics at the expo, giving each and everyone a taste of Bodyshred, the latest way to experience a Jillian Michaels’ workout. Bodyshred takes Michaels’ off

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Vault by Vans Launches Star Wars Collaboration

Vans Star Wars Sk8-Hi With the recent announcement of the new Star Wars cast (welcome back, Harrison and Carrie!), it was only a matter of time before the movie’s merch would be rolled out. Thankfully, the latest collab between SoCal skate shoe label Vans and Star Wars isn’t coinciding with the release of the new film (set for 2015), instead the brand’s added classic Star Wars iconography onto four of its most iconic styles. Star Wars Half-Cab Darth Vader Vans

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The Woman Who Brings Edith Head, Hollywood’s First Stylist, to Life

Susan Claassen as Edith Head With who wore what now just as talked about as who won what on Oscar night, Hollywood stylists have become stars in their own right. And while not every stylist can get a Bravo reality TV show a la Rachel Zoe (or a spin off of one), they can all thank one woman for making it possible: legendary costume designer Edith Head, Hollywood’s original superstar stylist. While it’s usually only fashion cognoscenti (and few at that) who

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Birchbox Pops Up at the Grove

Birchbox Pop-up Rendering Beauty junkies already know all about Birchbox, the subscription service that started them all. The monthly delivery is still the gold standard that we compare every delivery to (spoiler: few can compare to the original), but there are still guys and gals that don’t know all about these monthly delights. Well, Birchbox is setting out on a cross country road trip to change that. And because it’s continuing its pop-up shop tour de force, L.A.’s shopping mecca

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Rebecca Minkoff’s Tech Savvy San Francisco Boutique is Finally Open

The touchscreens inside the Rebecca Minkoff boutique With the announcement last year of Rebecca Minkoff’s westward sojourn, Californians waited with bated breath and their Mini Macs ready for the opening of the brand’s San Francisco boutique. Well, Los Angeles fans will still have to wait for their own shop, but the Bay can boast about their very own Minkoff boutique — the first on the Left Coast — and it’s awesome inclusion of fashion tech. Open for business last Thursday,

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Getting Coachella Ready With Emily Ratajkowski’s Favorite Designer

Christy Dawn Photo Shoot in Big Sur Let me start by telling you that I am not a boho babe. Now, that is. I was that girl in college: long flowy dresses, Birkenstocks before they were deemed stylish, long flowing wavy hair. But, living in L.A., there are moments when I get nostalgic and still feel a hankering for my boho days gone by €” not, however, around Coachella time, when I suffer acutely from Post Traumatic Fringe and Flower Crown

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Legendary L.A. Retailer Fred Segal to Expand into Lifestyle Stores Worldwide

Fred Segal at LAX The storied and celebrity beloved Fred Segal is making major changes. While the brand is shutting down half of its Santa Monica location (due to leasing issues, the 500 Broadway building is being completely redone), Sandow, which acquired Fred Segal’s intellectual property in 2012, is planning to bring the brand to a wider audience across the globe. Within the year, Adam Sandow plans on opening at least one Fred Segal lifestyle center outside of Los Angeles, with more to

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Refinery29 Teams with Simon Malls for the Shopping Block

Refinery29 covers fashion, street style and more. Refinery29, one of the very first kids on the fashion blogging block, is celebrating 10 years of giving readers the inside scoop on fashion, beauty, lifestyle and more. Fans of the site can track its evolution from it’s humble beginnings to the site it is today, which spans everything from the usual fashion and shopping scoops in addition to sex advice, wellness columns, tech and more. The site is lending its online expertise to Simon

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Outfit Inspiration: Jaime King’s Wide Leg Pants

Jaime King at the Parker on Spring Event in Beverly Hills Actress Jaime King looks great in everything, let’s just start with that. From casual street style snaps, where she’s been spotted in Rag & Bone, to the red carpet, where she’s often in Chanel, the former model has classic beauty and the modern grace to wear just about anything. King attended the Parker on Spring event in Beverly Hills, and while it wasn’t a full-blown red carpet, it wasn’t

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