Like Houston's weather, from the blistering heat to the 15 minutes of snow, fashion is all about change - and 2017 was a banner year.
We lost a few greats. In January, Mary Tyler Moore, who shaped the American working woman's style with a single hat toss, died at age 80. Then in November, designer Azzedine Alaia died in Paris at age 82. The gifted "king of cling" was known for dressing strong women from Grace Jones to Michelle Obama.
Models, politicians remember late designer Alaia in Tunisia
SIDI BOU SAID, Tunisia (AP) — Models, government ministers, relatives and friends have attended the funeral in Tunisia of fashion designer Azzedine Alaia, a native of the North African country who won international acclaim.
Supermodel Naomi Campbell, who enjoyed a close relationship with Alaia, appeared overwhelmed with emotion during the burial ceremony Monday in Sidi Bou Said, a picturesque village outside the capital, Tunis.
Designer Azzedine Alaia, known for clingy style, dies
PARIS (AP) — Tunisian-born designer Azzedine Alaia, a fashion iconoclast whose clingy styles helped define the 1980s and who dressed famous women from Hollywood to the White House, has died.
The French Haute Couture Federation announced Alaia's death on Saturday without providing details. Twitter tributes to his influence on fashion poured in from around the world.
The Latest: Celebrities mourn death of fashion icon Alaia
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the death of fashion icon Azzedine Alaia (all times local):
Fashion and entertainment celebrities from around the world are mourning the death of Tunisian-born designer Azzedine Alaia (AZ'-uh-deen uh-LY'-uh).
Fashion designer and former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham said on Twitter that it was a sad day and called Alaia "a true master" and one of her biggest inspirations.
Naomi Campbell reveals she was almost robbed in Paris
NEW YORK (AP) — Supermodel Naomi Campbell has revealed that she was the victim of an attempted robbery in Paris years ago.
Campbell says she can sympathize with Kim Kardashian West, who was tied up and held at gunpoint during a jewelry heist at a Paris hotel in October.
During an appearance Thursday on "The Wendy Williams Show," Campbell detailed an attempted robbery she says happened in November 2012.