Dreamy, confident shows mark London Fashion Week
LONDON (AP) — Fashion devotees basked in sunny weather and strong, sometimes whimsical collections as London Fashion Week neared its climax Sunday with runway shows by Roland Mouret, Victoria...
Model Naomi Campbell takes spotlight at London Fashion Week
LONDON (AP) — Model Naomi Campbell took center stage at London Fashion Week on Saturday night with a gala charity benefit at the impressive setting of the world famous British Museum.
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...
Christopher Kane celebrates sensuality in London show
LONDON (AP) — The final full day of London Fashion Week featured a stellar show by Christopher Kane, who embraced his favorite theme — sensuality. Pringle of Scotland returned to the London stage with its signature luxury knitwear, while Erdem showed dramatic, full-length dresses and shorter cape outfits. The fashion crowd recovered from a late-night party David and Victoria Beckham threw to celebrate her new collection. The soiree featured a Spice Girls tribute band in drag paying homage to the designer's pop star past.
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.
Fashion world descends on London for fashion week shows
LONDON (AP) — London is taking its turn in the style spotlight with the opening of London Fashion Week, an extravaganza that will feature up-and-coming young designers along with big names like Victoria Beckham, Vivienne Westwood and Burberry.
More than 100 catwalk shows are scheduled along with countless crowded, fizzy parties and dozens of presentations.
Spice Girl Mel B cancels event after severe injury, surgery
LONDON (AP) — Spice Girl Melanie Brown has suffered an unexplained injury in New York that required surgery to prevent her from losing her hand.
Brown said online Monday she needed three hours of surgery to repair damage to her hand. She also said she suffered two broken ribs.
She posted a photograph on Instagram and thanked doctors and nurses for their "wonderful" work but did not explain how the accident occurred.
Spice Girls add 5 shows as ticket demand skyrockets
LONDON (AP) — It seems British fans can't get enough of the soon-to-be reunited Spice Girls.
The band that peaked in the 1990s has added five shows to its planned reunion tour next year after fans complained they couldn't buy tickets.
The Spice Girls added extra gigs in London, Coventry and Manchester. The reunion tour will now begin at Etihad Stadium in Manchester on May 31.
They’re back, minus Posh: Spice girls to tour UK next summer
LONDON (AP) — The Spice Girls are coming back for a British stadium tour next summer.
The band plans to take the stage without fashion designer Victoria Beckham, who performed as "Posh Spice" during the group's 1990s pop heyday.
The band said Monday that Beckham would not take part because of business commitments but "will always be one of the Spice Girls and remains aligned with Emma, Mel B, Melanie C and Geri in preserving their unique legacy."
London fashion: Beckham comes home; Mouret shows ‘new sexy’
LONDON (AP) — Victoria Beckham brought her fashion brand home to London Fashion Week for the first time Sunday to mark the 10-year anniversary of the label that solidified the former Spice Girl's status as a fashion icon. Her show was one of the most sought-after at the current edition of the British capital's twice-yearly style extravaganza, which also saw Roland Mouret and other designers show off their latest spring and summer creations.
London Fashion Week kicks off in style amid Brexit concerns
LONDON (AP) — London took center stage Friday in the style universe with the gala opening of London Fashion Week.
And though there are some big names present — including Victoria Beckham on her home turf, model and presenter Alexa Chung as well as traditional mainstays like Burberry and Christopher Kane — it's clear that many industry leaders think fashion faces a threat from Brexit.
Rihanna’s in, Wang is out: A preview of NY Fashion Week
NEW YORK (AP) — The French luxury house Longchamp will be there for the first time. So will Studio One Eighty Nine, the Ghana-based artisan initiative co-founded by actress Rosario Dawson. Look for Rihanna, but don't look for Victoria Beckham or Alexander Wang.
There's a never-ending churn to New York Fashion Week and its packed schedule of more than 200 September shows and other events is no different.
Here's a rundown of who will be there, who won't and other highlights:
PARIS (AP) — In a week marked by big debuts, it was designer Kim Jones' turn at Dior Men on Saturday.
The British designer drew stars from the worlds of film, music and fashion to Paris for his first collection at the storied powerhouse.
Clooneys, Beckhams arrive for royal wedding
Victoria Beckham thinks her daughter will become a make-up artist.
The 44-year-old fashion designer thinks her six-year-old daughter Harper has the potential to land a career in the beauty industry when she's older after she turned her and her husband David Beckham into cats using her glitter paints and lipstick.
Taking to her Instagram account, the former Spice Girls singer uploaded a photograph of Harper's face paints with the caption: "Here we go!"
Victoria Beckham says the Spice Girls are not making new music and are not heading out on tour.
The quintet - which also features Mel B, Mel C, Geri Horner and Emma Bunton - recently reunited at Geri's house to discuss potential future projects but the 43-year-old fashion designer has dashed fans hopes of seeing them perform together again as she claims the meeting was just about the best way to "communicate" their Girl Power mantra to future generations.
Longoria holds back tears as she receives star
Eva Longoria was "overwhelmed" as she was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
The 'Desperate Housewives' star was handed the honour during the event on Monday (04.16.18), which was attended by her famous pals including Victoria Beckham, Felicity Huffman and Ricky Martin.
Victoria Beckham has hinted that she and her husband David have both been invited to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding.
The 43-year-old fashion designer was quizzed about the upcoming royal wedding during her appearance on 'The Late Late Show with James Corden', and while she refused to confirm she'll be attending the nuptials on May 19, Victoria also stopped short of issuing a denial.
Mel B's daughter is "really excited" about the Spice Girls reunion.
The 42-year-old star recently reconnected with Emma Bunton, Geri Horner, Mel C and Victoria Beckham to work on unspecified new projects and though they haven't announced their plans yet, 19-year-old Phoenix - Mel's eldest child, who she has with ex-husband Jimmy Gulzar - knows whatever they do will be "fun".
She said: "I'm really excited, it's going to be fun. I'm excited for anything that's going to happen."
Beckhams front-row for star-studded Vuitton
Mel C says "girl power" was created by the sexism the Spice Girls encountered in the music business in the 90s.
The 44-year-old star was part of the 'Wannabe' group alongside Mel B, Victoria Beckham, Emma Bunton and Geri Horner [Née Halliwell], and says they created their famous slogan of empowerment in the 90s in reaction to the discrimination they experienced, which included being snubbed from being cover stars on magazines.
Stars turn out for swansong of Louis Vuitton designer
PARIS (AP) — The celebrity allure of Paris Fashion Week was at its height Thursday as notables from the worlds of sports, film and fashion attended the swansong show of Louis Vuitton designer Kim Jones.
Here are some highlights of the fall-winter 2018-19 menswear shows:
Victoria Beckham has stopped caring about what people think of her.
The 43-year-old star has spent almost all of her adult life in the spotlight and Victoria has admitted she's now reached a stage in her career when she no longer frets about what people are saying about her.
Victoria - who first found international fame as part of the Spice Girls - explained: "I have grown up in public since I was 19, my days of worrying about what people think, have been left behind."
David Beckham launches L’Oreal men’s grooming products
NEW YORK (AP) — David Beckham is following his wife into the beauty market with a label of his own for L'Oreal.
The soccer star married to fashion mogul Victoria Beckham will launch 21 men's grooming products under the name House 99 on Feb. 1 in the United Kingdom, exclusively at Harvey Nichols stores. The products for beards, shaving, face, body, tattoos and hair will roll out to other retailers there and in 19 countries starting March 1, Women's Wear Daily said Tuesday.
Mel C was "frustrated" she couldn't sing live as much as she wanted to with the Spice Girls.
The 43-year-old star - who was part of the 'Wannabe' hitmakers alongside Mel B, Victoria Beckham, Emma Bunton and Geri Halliwell - was shocked at how much the girl band had to mime, appear on TV shows and do interviews rather than perform their songs to an audience.
She said: "I was actually quite surprised at how little time we spent performing.
Mel B is reportedly hoping to make up with Victoria Beckham in a bid to persuade her to take part in a Spice Girls reunion.
The 42-year-old Spice Girl recently rekindled her relationship with her family following her split from ex-husband Stephen Belafonte, and according to the New York Daily News she is now hoping to build bridges with her former bandmates as well.
David and Victoria Beckham are planning to build a huge treehouse at their lavish house in the Cotswolds.
The showbiz couple bought their plush home in south central England last year for £6.15million and have asked the council for planning permission to erect a thatched treehouse in their garden for their four children; Brooklyn, 18, Romeo, 15, Cruz, 12, and Harper, six, to play in.
Victoria Beckham celebrated by Thanksgiving by dressing up as a turkey.
The 43-year-old star got into the holiday spirit yesterday (23.11.17) by taking to Instagram Stories to show off a snap of herself wearing a feathered bodysuit, which may have been Photoshopped, while lying on the floor.
She captioned the image: "Happy Thanksgiving! Kisses (sic)"
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.
Victoria Beckham thinks she sometimes dressed and looked "inappropriate" in the Spice Girls.
The 43-year-old fashion designer admits she made some questionable sartorial choices in her teenage years but she wasn't allowed to wear anything too sexy or revealing.
However, when she became Posh Spice - one fifth of the globe conquering girl group along with Mel B, Geri Horner, Mel C and Emma Bunton - her outfits got more and more revealing on stage and for their videos.
Brooklyn Beckham and Chloe Moretz chose the launch of the Xbox One X in New York City on Monday night (11.06.17) to make their first red carpet appearance since rekindling their romance.
The reunited couple confirmed they are definitely an item again by stepping out in matching vintage denim jackets and posing for the cameras as they attended the Xbox One X VIP Event & Xbox Live Session to mark the release of Microsoft's newest console.
Rihanna wants to marry Victoria Beckham.
The 'Work' hitmaker - who is dating billionaire Hassan Jameel and previously romanced Chris Brown and Drake - is a big soccer fan and while she admires the skills of Cristiano Ronaldo, she could also see the personal benefits of being retired sportsman David Beckham, who has four children with the former Spice Girls singe.
Mel C is reportedly reconsidering a Spice Girls reunion.
The 43-year-old singer - full name Melanie Chisholm - previously refused to take part in a reunion of the 'Wannabe' hitmakers when members Geri Horner, Emma Bunton, and Mel B were planning on reuniting to form GEM.
But it has now been reported the star - who was joined by Victoria Beckham in her decision not to reunite - has settled her differences with her former band mates, and has "indicated that she might reconsider the reunion".
Brooklyn Beckham says he has had to tell "fangirls" at his new university to "chill".
The 18-year-old son of David and Victoria Beckham is studying photography at Parsons School of Art and Design in New York but claims that some of his classmates are starstruck by him.
He told The Cut: "I like people from school, but there are a few fangirls in the school ... Sometimes, I have to be like, 'I'm going to be with you for like, four years, so chill.'
Fashion Week: Tracy Reese gives a voice to her models
NEW YORK (AP) — On the fifth day of New York Fashion Week, Tracy Reese gave voice to her models — literally. Victoria Beckham presented a light-hearted collection that relied on colors inspired by playdough and ice cream. And the Public School label offered a pointed message on immigration.
GIVING WOMEN A VOICE, AT TRACY REESE
Entering the Tracy Reese presentation on Sunday afternoon, you immediately noticed something unusual about the models standing on the stage: They were speaking.
David Beckham doesn't get involved in his wife's work.
The 42-year-old retired soccer star has been married to fashionista Victoria Beckham - with whom he has three sons Brooklyn, 18, Romeo, 15, and Cruz, 12, as well as daughter Harper, six - since 1999, but despite their close bond, the pair don't offer each other advice on their respective clothing lines.
The Backstreet Boys had secret crushes on members of the Spice Girls during their pop heyday.
The American band - which features AJ McLean, Howie Dorough, Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson and Brian Littrell - rose to international prominence around the same time as the iconic girl group, and Aaron has admitted to secretly fancying members of the Spice Girls, which included Mel B, Mel C, Victoria Beckham, Emma Bunton and Geri Halliwell.
Brooklyn Beckham and Chloe Grace Moretz have reportedly rekindled their romance.
The 18-year-old aspiring photographer - who is the son of fashion icon Victoria Beckham and retired soccer star David Beckham - previously enjoyed a year long romance with the 'Kick-Ass' actress between 2014 and 2015, and then again for five months last summer.
Emma Bunton "always" dances to Spice Girls songs.
The 41-year-old singer - who shot to fame as a member of the group alongside Geri Horner, Victoria Beckham, Mel B and Mel C - insists she never gets "sick" of her own music and is always on her feet if her tracks get played.
She admitted: "I don't get sick of Spice Girls songs. If I hear one at a wedding, I'm always up dancing. I love '2 Become 1' and 'Say You'll Be There'."
Victoria Beckham is "upset" about her son Brooklyn's impending move to New York City.
The 18-year-old photographer is poised to swap his family home in London to attend university in the Big Apple, but Brooklyn has revealed his fashion designer mother isn't overly enthusiastic about the prospect of him moving.
Brooklyn said: "I'm nervous, and my mum's upset about me leaving.
"But it's really exciting. I kind of live in the moment."
Brooklyn Beckham gets "shy" when taking photographs of models.
The 18-year-old aspiring photographer - who is the eldest son of fashion mogul Victoria Beckham and retired soccer star David Beckham - "loves" being able to take photos at his mother's fashion shows, but admits he has to warm up before he's comfortable taking snaps of the beautiful models.
Brooklyn Beckham says dating can be "annoying" in the spotlight.
The 18-year-old aspiring photographer admits it is tough finding love when you're famous and he has revealed his parents - David and Victoria Beckham - always vet who he goes on dates with.
He said: "[Victoria's] always said she'll like any girl that I bring back, or anyone like a mate ... [Victoria and David] are both kind of the same, they can tell who's nice and who isn't."
Brooklyn Beckham says fame has its "ups and downs".
The 18-year-old photographer - who is the son of soccer star David Beckham and singer turned fashion designer Victoria Beckham - admits life is tough in the spotlight because he can't do "what most 18 year olds do" such as going out partying.
He said: "I feel like it [fame] has its ups and downs. I feel like I get opportunities that most people my age don't get.
Brooklyn Beckham is househunting in New York.
The 18-year-old aspiring photographer - who is the son of David and Victoria Beckham - is currently looking for an apartment in the city as he is set to relocate for university, where he will be further studying his passion and hoped for future career.
A source told the New York Post newspaper's Page Six column: "Brooklyn is looking to take a bite [out] of the Big Apple.
Victoria Beckham has given her daughter a Spice Girls doll set.
The 43-year-old fashion designer has gifted her six-year-old daughter Harper a set of dolls of her and her bandmates - Geri Horner, Emma Bunton, Mel B and Mel C - to play with and she really loves them.
Captioning a picture of Harper playing with the dolls on her Instagram story, she wrote: "When you find out mummy was a pop star!! Xxx (sic)"
The Vamps had a "bizarre" time at Brooklyn Beckham's 18th birthday party.
The quartet - which features Tristan Evans, 22, Connor Ball, 21, James McVey, 23, and 21-year-old Brad Simpson - are friends with the aspiring photographer and mistakenly assumed that, when they got an invite to celebrate his milestone age earlier this year, they would be hanging out with a big group of young adults.
James explained: "We went to his 18th birthday a couple of months ago.
David and Victoria Beckham have been accused of treating Buckingham Palace as a "theme park" after their daughter Harper had a birthday tea party at Queen Elizabeth II's royal residence on Monday (10.07.17).
The famous couple's six-year-old girl wore a gown inspired by Queen Elsa from the movie 'Frozen' for the bash at the London palace, where she spent time with the likes of Princess Eugenie and a host of her school friends.