Shanghai Chic — It’s All About the Shoes in This Skyscraping Town of 24 Million

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Young people are flocking to swashbuckling, get-rich-quick Shanghai. Come back soon to see what they're wearing on their … [Read more...]

Wanted: An Evening Handbag That’s Pretty — And Big Enough to Do the Job

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The mother of the groom was discombobulated. There she was, recessing down the aisle after the wedding, her overstuffed … [Read more...]

When the Bride Doesn’t Wear White — And Neither Does Anyone Else

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The bride wore red. And violet. And cerise. And gold. It was an Indian wedding with all the trimmings -- drums, gongs, … [Read more...]

My Killer Shoes — Brought Down to Size by Those Four-and-a-Half-Inch Heels

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Jon picked out his wedding attire in a half hour. I’ve devoted several all-day shopping trips to my wedding outfit and I’m … [Read more...]

A Case of the Human Condition: Feminine, Feminist Pink

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The Oakland Tribune, October 9, 1988 When this column first ran in the Trib, I was sure that spike heels and inch-long … [Read more...]