donate its 10% discount to its favorite charity. The parties can be
planned for bridal showers, charitable groups, reunions and birthday
parties. You invite the guests and White House/Black Market provides
the clothing, refreshments and personalized service. Prices range
from $48 to $168. White House/Black Market is a women's apparel
boutique that specializes in classic black and white day and evening
fashions. Sizes range from 0 to 14. In addition to its clothing,
White House/Black Market also carries lingerie, handbags, jewelry and
other accessories and gifts. (949) 721-6740,
AN ITALIAN JOB
Italian-based Miss Sixty caters to young, sexy, fashion-forward
women. Many celebrities wear Miss Sixty's jeans, including Britney
Spears, Cameron Diaz, Madonna and Kate Moss. The retro-futuristic
store has won numerous design awards -- it's unlike anything in the
mall. It features cocoon-like camarinis, Italian for fitting rooms.
The camarinis suspend from the ceiling, the design fitting Miss
"You go in as a girl, but you emerge reborn in a Miss Sixty way,"
said Andrew Pollard of Miss Sixty USA. "It's like, in nature, a
cocoon that a beautiful butterfly emerges from."
Miss Sixty offers an incredible selection of denim, great
tailoring and silhouettes. Denim comes 100% ring spun, manufactured
and designed in Italy. At any given time, Miss Sixty has 50 to 70
jeans to try on, five or six fits, each with five or six fabric
washes and no extreme-low rise jeans.
"Rises are starting to come up in Italy, compared to U.S. denim
designers," said manager Paul Voight. "Seven-inch rise is the norm."
Other apparel to choose from includes pants, shorts, skirts, shoes
and accessories. And a small selection of its cutting-edge Energie
line for men. Level Three, Crate and Barrel/Macy's Home Store wing.
Open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday
and 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday. (714) 327-0131,
TSE FLIES IN FASHION
TSE (pronounced say) is a European fashion house known for its