PARIS (AP) — Dior went back to the essential architecture of dressmaking, and the late designer's penchant for black, for a brooding display Monday of archetypally couture gowns.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Under a large circus-style tent, Dior showcased its latest haute couture collection to a crowd of Mideast-based fashionistas, social media figures, celebrities,...
Dior celebrates sisterhood, ‘impertinent’ girls in Paris
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Dior celebrates gang sisterhood in Paris
Inside a big top, Dior puts on circus-themed couture
PARIS (AP) — Dior drew inspiration from the top of the big top for a playful couture show held Monday in Paris, where models inside a circus-style tent walked through a human arch made of moving acrobats.
The theme seemed to well serve designer Maria Grazia Chiuri, who has struggled to fly in recent seasons.
The acrobatics also dovetailed with some of the recent film roles of Dior's VIP guest, British actress Felicity Jones, who explained all to The Associated Press.
Dior’s ’60s flower power celebrates women’s rights in Paris
PARIS (AP) — The subzero temperatures didn't dampen Paris Fashion Week, which began with dark 80s atmospherics at Saint Laurent and a bright flower-power ode to female empowerment from Dior.
Here are some of Tuesday's highlights at the fall-winter 2018 fashion shows:
Dior gets surreal as stars talk Time’s Up at Paris couture
PARIS (AP) — Dior designer Maria Grazia Chiuri projected a ludic mood at the Rodin Museum as top actresses weighed in on the Time's Up movement against sexual harassment at the start of Paris couture week.
Here are highlights from Monday's spring-summer 2018 collections:
Glamour fuses with politics at annual Women of Year awards
NEW YORK (AP) — There were movie stars and supermodels, TV hosts and pop stars.
But perhaps the most rapturous ovation at Glamour magazine's annual Women of the Year awards went to 79-year-old Democratic U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters of California, who delighted the crowd — including hundreds of cheering young girls — with a rousing speech that ended on a very political note. "Impeach him," she exhorted the audience. "Impeach 45! Impeach 45!"
Revolutionaries to supernovas: Glamour names women of 2017
NEW YORK (AP) — It's been one epic year for women, a notion definitely not lost on Glamour magazine as it named U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, 27 key facilitators of the Women's March on Washington and astronaut Peggy Whitson among its women of the year from the worlds of politics, entertainment, fashion, business and more.
Dior fuses ’60s spirit, women’s lib at Paris Fashion Week
PARIS (AP) — Eighty-three shows on the calendar, talent coming in from over 20 countries and jet-setting celebrities flocking into the French capital can only mean one thing: It's time for Paris Fashion Week.
Here are the highlights of the ready-to-wear spring-summer 2018 collections Tuesday in the City of Light.
PARIS (AP) — Christian Dior feted its 70th birthday at Paris' Couture Week Monday in style with an accomplished, star-filled show that mapped the iconic house's journey across the world. It was an unabashed, encyclopedic celebration of femininity in all its guises for Maria Grazia Chiuri — the house's first female designer.
Here are some highlights of Monday's fall-winter 2017 collections.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Freida Pinto is loyal to Dior, a company that took a chance on her before she was famous.
During a beachside party hosted by the French fashion house Wednesday, Pinto recalled how Dior was one of the first brands to dress her while promoting her Academy Award-winning "Slumdog Millionaire" in 2008.
She was relatively unknown in Hollywood and had been turned down by other designers.
PARIS (AP) — It's no secret that politics infuses fashion — and some critics are interpreting the mania for blue at Paris Fashion Week as a statement of "the blues" about the perceived rise of nationalism across Europe and America.
Here are some highlights from Sunday's star-filled Paris shows — including how a 9-year-old fashionista turned heads at Valentino.
BLUE IS COLOR OF SEASON
While its exact symbolism is up for debate, one thing is certain: blue is the color of the season.
PARIS (AP) — Christian Dior sang the blues to its star-studded front row at Paris Fashion Week on Friday in Maria Grazia Chiuri's sophomore ready-to-wear show that celebrated all things navy.
Attendees Kate Moss, Rosamund Pike, Uma Thurman, Sienna Miller and a tardy Rihanna, ensured that Dior's was the most attention-grabbing on the fourth day of fall-winter 2017 collections.
Dior designer debuts Paris couture as Dunst talks girl power
PARIS (AP) — A labyrinth and a scented secret garden led to Christian Dior's enchanted collection Monday — the hugely anticipated couture debut from new designer Maria Grazia Chiuri.
The collection in Paris' Musee Rodin kicked off Paris' week of spring-summer couture shows — the fashion industry's ideas factory spanning four days and 24 collections.
Classical fuses with punk to kick off Paris menswear shows
PARIS (AP) — Subzero temperatures were an apt backdrop for fashionistas who arrived in Paris for the first day of warmly-wrapped fall/winter 2017 menswear fashion shows.
The travelling press bid "ciao" to Milan and said "bonjour" to Paris — kicking off 50 fashion shows, endless parties, million-dollar business deals and the last leg of the menswear mania that will sweep the French capital for five days.