NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna believes women of all shapes, colors and sizes should be celebrated, and that spirit of inclusion has made her lingerie and beauty lines massive successes.
London Fashion Week: Extravaganza kicks off with gala shows
LONDON (AP) — Styles fans in high heels, skinny jeans and dragon-themed jackets have descended on London with Friday's start of Fashion Week.
The opening of London Fashion Week was marked by...
Big Sean, Halsey, Migos rock Rihanna’s lingerie fashion show
NEW YORK (AP) — Big Sean, A$ap Ferg, Halsey and Migos rocked Rihanna's Savage X Fenty crowd Tuesday from a color-saturated stage at the Barclays Center as Normani and Laverne Cox joined an army of...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped most charges against a 24-year-old Detroit man accused of firing a gunshot that caused a panicked Memorial Day evacuation at a Las Vegas Strip shopping...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 24-year-old man accused of firing a gunshot and causing panic after a fight inside a mall on the Las Vegas Strip says he'll wait for a private attorney to arrive from Michigan...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A gunshot fired inside a mall on the Las Vegas Strip sent panicked shoppers racing toward exits and drew a heavy police response, but no one was injured.
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BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The crowd at University of Vermont's Davis Center went wild Saturday as models strutted and posed in vibrant fabrics that popped on the catwalk.
AP Photos: Vibrant Milan street fashion rivals runway shows
MILAN (AP) — For luxury fashion shows in cities like Milan, the runway scenes are rehearsed, the looks carefully chosen and styled, and the seating assignments determined by a clear pecking...
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...
Burberry catwalk showcases streetwear, elegant classics
LONDON (AP) — Victoria Beckham doesn't need celebrities at her fashion shows — her A-list family provides more than enough star power.
The designer's husband, retired soccer superstar David Beckham, and the couple's four children turned up as guests of honor Sunday to support her London Fashion Week show. The former Spice Girl was among the big names showcasing their latest designs in the British capital, alongside Vivienne Westwood, Burberry and Roland Mouret.
Kors throws a ’70s bash fashion show
Michael Kors throws a ’70s bash fashion show
Michael Kors throws a ’70s bash with Barry Manilow on stage
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Kors threw a fashion show worthy of Studio 54 with Barry Manilow belting "Copacabana" on a glittery stage and rock muse Patti Hansen walking the runway Wednesday.
His crowd, seated inside a Wall Street ballroom, went wild for both on the closing day of New York Fashion Week as he rolled out shaggy coats and feather boas, sparkly gowns in neon purple and electric blue, and flirty ruffles on dresses and skirts, all worthy of the heady '70s.
Lil’ Kim struts and sings at The Blonds’ saucy fashion show
NEW YORK (AP) — Hip-hop icon Lil' Kim slayed as a blonde at The Blonds, performing her new song "Go Awff" to close the design duo's New York Fashion week show inspired by "Scarface" and other classic gangster movies.
A modern take on the classic white shirt at Carolina Herrera
NEW YORK (AP) — When the last model walked down the Carolina Herrera runway in a floor-length, billowing gown that looked like a huge white shirt, it was a playful nod in two ways.
First, it was a take on the tradition of ending a fashion show with a bridal gown. And second, it was a nod by designer Wes Gordon to his predecessor and her famous love for a crisp white shirt.
Brandon Maxwell dedicates NY fashion show to mom
Some fashion with your breakfast? Lauren gives intimate show
NEW YORK (AP) — "Can I get you some Ralph's Roast?"
Immaculately dressed young waiters offered coffee and pastries as soon as you sat down at Ralph Lauren's scaled-down fashion show on Thursday, a stark contrast with last season's lavish anniversary extravaganza in Central Park.
There was no stage, no spotlights, just models sauntering casually among the tables at Ralph's Cafe, Lauren's recently opened cafe space at his Madison Avenue women's store.
Alaska fashion show changes theme after airline objects
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council changed the theme of its annual fashion show following a complaint by Alaska Airlines.
The Wearable Art show scheduled for mid-February in Alaska's capital changed its theme of turbulence to tailwind, the Juneau Empire reported this week.
Flexin’ in her Complexion: Bullied girl a messenger of hope
NEW YORK (AP) — Kheris Rogers was in the first grade in a predominantly white private school in Los Angeles when she felt the bite of racism among her peers — she was being bullied because of her dark skin. She tearfully kept it to herself, eventually turning to her older sister, Taylor Pollard, and switching to a more diverse school, where colorism among fellow African-American students surprised and confused her.
Chanel’s Lagerfeld channels ancient Egypt with mini-Met Gala
A shiny and glamorous version of ancient Egypt ruled the evening — with entertainment royalty on the runway, too — as Chanel brought its traveling fashion show to New York and the famed Temple of Dendur at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Designer Karl Lagerfeld, a lover of lavish spectacles, chose the dramatic venue for his 17th annual "Metiers d'Art" show, which takes place in a different city each year and celebrates the craftsmanship of the artisans that partner with Chanel.
Victoria’s Secret show tumbles to lowest ratings
NEW YORK (AP) — As a television event, the Victoria's Secret fashion show appears headed for the remainder bin.
The show has been buffeted by bad publicity, bad reviews and now bad numbers. Shown Sunday on ABC after several years on CBS, its audience of 3.27 million viewers was the smallest since becoming a holiday-season TV event in 2001, the Nielsen company said. The show has lost more than half its television audience in two years.
Adriana Lima thanks crowd at final Victoria’s Secret show
NEW YORK (AP) — An emotional Adriana Lima bowed her head in thanks and crossed her hands over her heart as she made her 18th and final runway walk in the annual holiday Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, her long white feather angel wings gently blowing as the crowd cheered.
A tribute video played Thursday during taping of the extravaganza, declaring Lima "the greatest angel of all time" while Fatboy Slim's "Praise You" played.
Adriana Lima thanks crowd at final Victoria’s Secret show
Thom Browne uses a myriad of patterns and vibrant tones at Paris fashion show
L’Oreal hosts 1st show on Seine in Paris; Valentino delights
PARIS (AP) — As Paris Fashion Week heads toward the finish line, Sunday's shows went up a gear as L'Oreal Paris claimed to have staged the first runway show in history on the Seine River.
The star-filled extravaganza that drew crowds and halted traffic was held on a 60-meter floating podium.
Uninvited guests clambered around barriers to get a free glimpse at Game of Thrones' Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and actress Eva Longoria who took turns as models, alongside Andie MacDowell who talked ageism to AP.
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Correction: NY Fashion Week-Studio 189 story
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Sept. 11 about a fashion show put on by Studio 189, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Studio 189's clothing line was called Fashion Rising. While it was once called that, it now goes by the name of Studio 189.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Studio 189's runway was a party of dance, song and fashion
Africa-facing Studio 189 co-founded by Rosario Dawson was a fashion week runway celebration
Opening Ceremony puts on a festive drag show at Fashion Week
NEW YORK (AP) — Opening Ceremony, the label that always seems to find quirkier and more unusual ways to display its clothes during Fashion Week, upped the ante on Sunday with a festive drag show, featuring a surprise performance by Christina Aguilera and an appearance by Nicki Minaj — her first fashion show since a very public altercation with fellow rapper Cardi B.
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Burlington’s annual art hop gets underway
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Art, art and more art will be on display in the south end of Burlington this weekend.
The South End Art Hop started Friday and runs through Sunday.
The 26th event includes exhibits, sculptures, live demonstrations, fashion shows, music, artists' markets, and more in the studios and businesses of the area.
NYFW opens with celebration of inclusivity
LeBron James says in Kaepernick reference: I stand with Nike
NEW YORK (AP) — Clutching his young daughter in his arms, LeBron James said he stands with Nike, a clear reference to the company's Colin Kaepernick ad campaign.
Gun control school ‘fashion show’ features bulletproof vests
BOSTON (AP) — Gun control activists in Boston have staged a "back-to-school" fashion show featuring bulletproof vests and other safety gear.
Youths participating in Monday's mock fashion show on Boston City Hall plaza donned helmets and gas masks as they walked down a catwalk to call for stricter gun laws.
‘Provocative’ fashion show to call attention to gun violence
BOSTON (AP) — The parents of one of the 17 people slain at the Parkland, Florida school shooting will join gun-control advocates and a city councilor at an event in Boston designed to call attention to gun violence.
Organizers say the event will be held at City Hall Plaza on Monday. They're calling it a "Back to School Fashion Show" and say models will walk on a catwalk sporting "provocative wear" such as helmets and bulletproof vests.
NEW YORK (AP) — The "meowdels" wore couture and the crowd was cat-tastic at The Algonquin Hotel's annual feline fashion show, presided over by the historic Times Square establishment's 12th resident cat, a ginger boy with a theatrical name, Hamlet VIII.
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The final session of SEC Media Days turned into a bit of a fashion show.
FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — On June 22, Florence native Mary Catherine Rawlinson was the last person to walk down the runway of a fashion show called Project Rollway at the Shepherd Center for neurological injuries in Atlanta.
The steps she took at the fashion show were the latest in her recovery from a July 15, 2017 car accident.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa City is expecting tens of thousands of people to attend its second Downtown Block Party this weekend.
Last year's inaugural Downtown Block Party drew an estimated 30,000 people to the downtown area.
The event, which runs from 5-11 p.m. Saturday, includes live music, sand volleyball, a fashion show, ping pong, mini golf, tug-of-war tournament and outdoor movie.
PARIS (AP) — The fashion circus of magazine editors, bloggers, photographers and buyers cried "Bonjour Paris" Wednesday as the first full day of menswear fashion shows kicked off in the French capital.
Edgy brand Off-White drew renewed attention at its show, thanks to the meteoric rise of its African-American designer Virgil Abloh — now chief of Louis Vuitton menswear.
While, Valentino brought in the celebrities.
Some highlights of the spring and summer menswear shows:
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — At early Celebrations in the 1980s, Dorothy Grant's clothing designs were already a crowd favorite.
Grant remembers women asking her about the clothes she was wearing, not knowing that Grant had designed the clothing herself.
"Women were pulling me into the bathroom wondering where I got my clothes from," Grant recalled, "and then buying it off my back."
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — The celebratory mood at the Moschino's fashion show tinged with sadness over recent deaths of designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain.
Actress-model Jaime King had met both but was more familiar with Spade, having started to work with the fashion icon when she was 14.
ROME (AP) — Nigerian women who were trafficked to Italy to work as prostitutes have found work in a handbag and dressmaking shop that recently received some top-notch raw materials: 4,000 meters (4,374 yards) of leftover fabric from Gucci.