PARIS (AP) — Words were almost inaudible amid the screams when Stella McCartney presented her collection at Paris Fashion Week Monday, which toyed with draping and upcycling.
Pinks and warrior metallics among Oscar fashion highlights
NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga sported the Tiffany Diamond around her neck and Glenn Close wore 40 pounds of gold dress to the Oscars. Charlize Theron rocked a bob in transformative dark brown and...
Regina King stuns in white and Glenn Close dons queenly gold
NEW YORK (AP) — Regina King brought Old Hollywood alive on the Oscar red carpet Sunday in a romantic white gown with a touch of sparkle and a long train, while Jennifer Lopez stunned in silver...
Ball gowns galore: London’s V&A Museum stages new Dior show
LONDON (AP) — After the smashing success of its Alexander McQueen show, London's V&A Museum is looking to draw big crowds with another major fashion exhibition — this time focusing on Christian Dior.
Billed as the largest and most comprehensive museum display ever staged in Britain on the revered French fashion house, the V&A exhibit traces the influence of Dior over seven decades and showcases dozens of spectacular couture gowns.
‘McQueen’ examines career of brilliant, troubled designer
NEW YORK (AP) — The London fashion world didn't know quite what hit it when Alexander McQueen's disheveled models staggered down the runway at his 1995 "Highland Rape" show, their Scottish-inspired clothing ripped to expose breasts and nether regions.
PARIS (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival is about so much more than just movies. It's also one of the biggest celebrity events in the world - pulling in stars ranging from Marion Cotillard to Cate Blanchett, Lupita Nyong'o and Julianne Moore for 12 days of red carpet photo calls. Here are some of the 71st annual festival's most eye-catching looks:
The Order of the Alamo’s annual display of all things glittery and sparkly paraded through the Majestic Theatre Wednesday night, and it was a fashionista’s delight.
This year was the Court of Classic Couture, inspired by fashion designers all over the world, including Coco Chanel, Alexander McQueen, Balmain, Gucci and Givenchy.
Leading the glamour was Queen Josephine Tinsley Simpson, with Virginia Armstrong Seal, Princess of the Gardens of Glamorous Femininity, and 24 duchesses in the court.
PARIS (AP) — In a fall-winter season that's featured a fair share of fur on the runway in spite of growing resistance, Stella McCartney's show was the ecological antidote at Paris Fashion Week.
Guests including actresses Kristin Scott Thomas and Isabelle Huppert were served up green juices with spirulina before the McCartney's beautifully uplifting leather-and-fur-free collection inside the ornate Paris Opera.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's not often the dress that steals the show at the Oscars isn't even new.
But that's what happened Sunday when comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish strode on stage in a $4,000 white Alexander McQueen dress she's worn publicly at least two other times, widely considered a faux pas in Hollywood.
Haddish makes Oscars fashion moment with used dress
What will Meghan wear? Royal wedding dress a top UK secret
LONDON (AP) — Where does one shop for a wedding gown set to be the dress of the year — an outfit chic enough for a fashion-loving bride but suitable for a church so regal it's the burial place of monarchs?
Everyone at London Fashion Week — and elsewhere — is dying to know.
Stars to wear black at UK film awards: Will Kate join them?
LONDON (AP) — The red carpet will be a sea of black as the movement against sexual misconduct takes center stage at the British Academy Film Awards .
Many female stars and other guests are expected to dress in monochrome for Sunday's ceremony as a statement of solidarity with victims of sexual harassment and abuse.
Museum: Michelangelo exhibition makes ‘most attended’ list
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art says its recently concluded Michelangelo exhibit is the 10th-most visited exhibition in the museum's history.
Color galore in Paris as menswear gets bold
PARIS (AP) — There was color galore at Paris menswear shows Friday, with John Galliano channeling the hues of the rainbow for Maison Margiela and Cerutti 1881 featuring flashes of gold. The Alexander McQueen fashion house mixed in flashes of red to an otherwise dark display of menswear.
Some highlights to the fall-winter shows:
A RAINBOW AT MAISON MARGIELA
John Galliano studied the science of the rainbow for a colorful and typically quirky collection.
Jack O' Connell has reportedly lost his role as fashion designer Alexander McQueen.
The 27-year-old British actor was in line to take on the role of the late catwalk visionary in a biopic about the fashion designer based on Andrew Wilson's biography 'Blood Beneath The Skin'.
However, bosses decided after holding talks with the 'Skins' star that he wasn't right for the role despite his film credits including dark roles in 'Money Monster' and 'Unbroken'.
Former V&A Museum director Martin Roth dies at 62
BERLIN (AP) — Martin Roth, a German academic and curator who was a former director of Britain's Victoria & Albert Museum, has died. He was 62.
Roth led the art and design museum between 2011 and 2016, overseeing hugely popular exhibitions including shows devoted to designer Alexander McQueen and pop icon David Bowie.
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KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida teen has been arrested for taking a stolen car on a joyride.
The Miami Herald reports (http://hrld.us/2sIpPLS ) the Monroe County Sheriff's Office says 18-year-old Pompano Beach resident Alexander McQueen Mors was arrested Friday evening after driving a stolen 2014 BMW roughly 135 miles (217.3 kilometers) from West Palm Beach to Key Largo.
THE BLAST AT BERKLEE: Hip-hop artist and activist Talib Kweli dropped by Berklee College of Music to tell students how he ... ahem, got by ... in the music business, as well as outside it. The “Crossfire” collaborator and entrepreneur shared lessons learned from joint ventures he’s taken on with fellow artists, such as the bookstore he bought with Mos Def. From the stories he shared, students walked away knowing a more about what made Kweli an “everything man.”
Director of Victoria and Albert Museum resigns
LONDON (AP) — The director of the acclaimed Victoria and Albert Museum will leave his post this fall.
Martin Roth said Monday he has decided to step down after serving for five years. He is a German native who has expressed displeasure with Britain's vote in June to leave the European Union.
Roth's tenure was marked by a series of successes including extensive exhibitions about singer David Bowie and designer Alexander McQueen.