WASHINGTON (AP) — From Ben Affleck and Susan Sarandon to Anna Wintour and Willie Nelson, celebrities lined up to give money — and a dash of star power — to their favorite Democratic presidential...
Wintour honors Lagerfeld; Bottega Veneta shows new direction
MILAN (AP) — Anna Wintour paid tribute Friday to Karl Lagerfeld's generosity and sense of humor as she presented a new fashion exhibition. Elsewhere in Milan, Versace unveiled its first womenswear...
Vogue editor joins push to re-name Margaret Court Arena
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Vogue editor Anna Wintour has added her voice to those calling for the renaming of Margaret Court Arena at the Australian Open because of the tennis great's outspoken condemnation of same-sex marriage.
Wintour is an avid tennis fan who has been at Melbourne Park this week and spent time in the stadium player boxes of Serena Williams and Roger Federer She used a speech at an Australian Open function on Thursday to raise the issue.
Serena Williams wins in tutus at US Open
NEW YORK (AP) — It's all about the tutu for Serena Williams at the U.S. Open.
Just days after French Tennis Federation President Bernard Giudicelli said her black catsuit with clot-preventing compression tights "will no longer be accepted," Williams chose a one-armed black tutu-style dress by Off-White's Virgil Abloh to take on Magda Linette at the Open. She won.
Perhaps her sparkly shoes emblazoned with her name and "queen" also helped.
NEW YORK (AP) — Andrew Balducci, the New Yorker whose famed Greenwich Village gourmet food mecca attracted fans including Anna Wintour, Lou Reed and Lena Horne, has died. He was 92.
He and his wife, Nina Balducci, "really taught New York how to eat and cook genuine Italian food at a time when it was perceived as little more than pizza and pasta covered with red sauce and gooey cheese," wrote food critic Julia della Croce.
Emily Blunt would be "down" for a 'The Devil Wears Prada' sequel.
The 35-year-old actress plays Emily Charlton in the 2006 movie, alongside Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep and Stanley Tucci and has said that she would be up for returning to the character if everyone else wanted to too.
Speaking about the possibility of another movie, she told Entertainment Tonight: "I mean, if everyone wanted to do it, it would be cool ... I'd be down."
Vatican, Versace and Vogue team up for Met’s spring exhibit
ROME (AP) — The Vatican, Versace and Vogue are joining forces to show off the Catholic influences in fashion.
The Vatican's culture minister joined Donatella Versace and Vogue's Anna Wintour on Monday to offer sneak peek of gorgeous Vatican liturgical vestments, jeweled miters and historic papal tiaras that will star in a spring exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
Vatican, Versace and Vogue join forces for Met’s spring exhibit
Anna Wintour’s front row with royalty, Hollywood and real
ROME (AP) — She has sat next to royalty both Hollywood and real, often donning her trademark dark sunglasses to block the glare from the catwalks of the world's fashion capitals.
Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour had a front-row seat of a different sort Monday, on hand for a sneak preview of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's spring exhibit of the Costume Institute, which will feature 40 vestments and liturgical accessories from the Vatican.
Stylish Queen Elizabeth II makes first Fashion Week visit
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has always dressed with style and flair — but Tuesday marked her first visit to the showy catwalks of London Fashion Week.
The monarch squeezed in the front row, chatting with American Vogue editor Anna Wintour — who wore her trademark sunglasses — and presented an award recognizing British design excellence.
Serena Williams ties the knot in the Big Easy
Hollywood icon Meryl Streep has told Vogue Editor Anna Wintour that playing her in 'The Devil Wears Prada' was her toughest on-screen task.
Rihanna, Amal Clooney and Donatella Versace will host the 2018 Met Gala.
The trio will join forces with editor Anna Wintour to stage what is regarded as one of the biggest nights in fashion in New York on 7 May, 2018, and this year's event will be called 'Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination', Vogue has revealed.
Rihanna, Amal Clooney, Donatella Versace to chair Met Gala
NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna, Amal Clooney and Donatella Versace will join Vogue editor Anna Wintour in chairing next year's star-studded Met Gala, which will take on a religious theme: "Fashion and the Catholic Imagination."
Kate Hudson on Gwyneth Paltrow: ‘I’m proud of her’
Firth, Wintour celebrate green fashion
The Latest: Animal rights protesters disrupt Burberry show
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on London Fashion Week (all times local):
Guests attending Burberry's catwalk show at London Fashion Week have found their usual red carpet welcome replaced by heckling protesters.
Dozens of animal rights activists made a loud racket Saturday outside the luxury brand's show venue in London's Clerkenwell area, crowding around the entrance and shouting "Shame on London Fashion Week!"
Model Ashley Graham shares an embarrassing Anna Wintour story
Celine Dion sits front row at Valli show
LONDON (AP) — Britain's monarch has met a queen of the fashion world, as Vogue editor Anna Wintour was made a Dame Commander of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II.
Wintour was made a dame — female equivalent of a knight — for services to fashion and journalism in a Buckingham Palace ceremony on Friday.
The U.K.-born editor arrived wearing her ever-present sunglasses, but removed them before entering the palace ballroom.
Lena Dunham was rushed to hospital from the Met Gala.
The 'Girls' creator had posed on the red carpet in her custom Elizabeth Kennedy dress at the annual event at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (05.01.17) but reportedly had to make a quick exit due to an unspecified "medical issue".
According to the New York Post newspaper's Page Six column, the 30-year-old actress - who has openly spoken about her battle with endometriosis - was released shortly afterwards following a "series of tests".
Gwyneth Paltrow backtracked on an earlier promise by attending the Met Gala in New York City on Monday (05.01.17).
The award-winning actress had previously pledged never to return for the annual fundraising event at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, saying it was "so un-fun" - but Gwyneth returned to the red carpet for the bash last night, wearing a one-shoulder Calvin Klein dress for the occasion.
Gwyneth Paltrow creating Goop magazine with Anna Wintour
NEW YORK (AP) — Gwyneth Paltrow and Vogue editor Anna Wintour are teaming up to take the actress' Goop website to print through a partnership with magazine publisher Conde Nast.
Wintour, who is also the artistic director at Conde Nast, says that through the Goop brand, Paltrow has built a "thoroughly modern take on how we live today."
PARIS (AP) — The Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute previewed parts of its highly-anticipated exhibit Monday honoring Comme des Garcons designer Rei Kawakubo during Paris Fashion Week.
Kawakubo, 74, attended the sneak-peak session alongside Vogue editor Anna Wintour.
Wintour will co-chair the May 1 Met Gala that inaugurates the exhibit with Katy Perry, Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen and Pharrell Williams.
Burberry draws on sculptor Henry Moore in fashion highlight
LONDON (AP) — All eyes were on Burberry and creative director Christopher Bailey Monday night as London Fashion Week reached its starry climax.
Bailey didn't disappoint, drawing on the sculptor Henry Moore for inspiration in a startling new collection that built on the English heritage brand's traditional appeal.
The Burberry spectacle capped four days of shows that highlighted London's claim to be an international fashion hub that rivals Paris, Milan and New York.
Elton John tapped to write ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ musical
NEW YORK (AP) — Elton John has been tapped to write the songs for a devilish upcoming musical — "The Devil Wears Prada."
Producer Kevin McCollum said Thursday that John, the composer of Broadway hits "The Lion King" and "Aida," will supply the music for a stage adaptation and playwright Paul Rudnick will write the story.
Trump, amid media battles, meets with Conde Nast executives
NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump sat down Friday with executives at Conde Nast, a magazine chain whose editors have frequently been his foes.
Met Gala, exhibit to honor designer Rei Kawakubo
NEW YORK (AP) — The annual Met Gala, one of the most anticipated events in the fashion world, will honor designer Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garcons.
It will be the first time the gala, and the accompanying exhibit of the Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute, will focus on a single living designer since 1983, when it was Yves Saint Laurent.
The May 1 gala will be chaired by Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams, as well as Vogue editor Anna Wintour.
NBA’s king of fashion Russell Westbrook talks style
HOUSTON (AP) — When you're Russell Westbrook, the undisputed king of NBA fashion, you don't spend the offseason like a typical player.
The five-time All-Star passes his time designing clothes, perched on the front row for shows during New York Fashion Week or talking style and tennis with Vogue magazine editor-in-chief Anna Wintour.
Victoria Beckham show begins with moment of silence for 9/11
NEW YORK (AP) — The one sound you usually never hear at a fashion show, with its pounding music and high-decibel chatter, is silence. But just before the Victoria Beckham show on Sunday — at 10:28 a.m. — the room fell silent in observance of the 15th anniversary of 9/11.
The only sound was the clicking of cameras, as the designer's husband and oldest son — soccer great David Beckham, and Brooklyn Beckham — stood in remembrance, along with Vogue editor Anna Wintour.
Pet monkey, Rockette, Tebow dreams for Miss America hopefuls
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Many of the 52 contestants in this year's Miss America pageant want to cure diseases, end bullying, succeed in business or launch careers that will make them famous.
But the secret wish of one is to own a pet monkey, another's career goal is to work with penguins at a zoo exhibit, and a third wants to sit next to Anna Wintour at New York Fashion Week.
Kanye West compares himself to Jobs, Disney, Hughes, Ford
Kanye West compared himself to Walt Disney, Steve Jobs, Howard Hughes, Harry Truman and Henry Ford before unveiling his new video at Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards.
West described himself as a "thought leader" in a rambling speech that included a defense of his "Famous" video and shout-out to former flame Amber Rose.