Givenchy goes dapper as Margiela gets grungy in Paris
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Givenchy goes dapper as Margiela gets grungy in Paris

PARIS (AP) — There were some surprising turns in Friday’s, Jan. 22, installment of Paris Fashion Week’s menswear shows: Maison Margiela went slouchy under John Galliano, while Givenchy’s normally sports-obsessed Riccardo Tisci went the other way, buckling up and going dapper. Here are the highlights of the fall-winter 2016-17 shows. GIVENCHY CHANGES DIRECTION In an … Continue reading

Peter Dundas makes Cavalli menswear premiere at Milan
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Peter Dundas makes Cavalli menswear premiere at Milan

MILAN (AP) — David Bowie’s pioneering rock ‘n’ roll femininity is gaining currency, still after decades, on fashion runways and was strongly evident in Peter Dundas’ menswear premier for the Roberto Cavalli fashion house. “Where do I begin?” Dundas said when asked about Bowie’s influence on his designs after the show Friday, Jan 15, evening. “Bowie’s … Continue reading

Russell Crowe takes in Giorgio Armani fashion from front row
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Russell Crowe takes in Giorgio Armani fashion from front row

MILAN (AP) — Two human reactions to turbulent times emerged as fashion concepts during Milan Fashion Week, which wrapped up its five-day run on Tuesday, Jan 19,: cocooning and militarization. On one end of the spectrum, designers offered men myriad forms of comfort for next fall and winter, including soft-cut jackets; enveloping cashmere, vicuna and … Continue reading

Burberry gets close to the audience at London Fashion Week
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Burberry gets close to the audience at London Fashion Week

LONDON (AP) — Burberry offered an impressive menswear presentation Monday, Jan 11, featuring live music, international stars and a line-up of well-designed clothes and a bit of a twist.11 At the fall-winter 2016 show, the catwalk crisscrossed the venue in meandering paths that met at the music stand in the middle, where Benjamin Clementine played … Continue reading

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UK junior doctors vote overwhelmingly to go to strike

LONDON (AP) — Thousands of junior doctors in England have voted overwhelmingly in favor of a strike to protest proposed government changes to their contracts. The action is expected to cause widespread disruption to the nation’s public health service, with many hospitals likely to cancel routine outpatient clinics and non-urgent operations. Doctors will provide emergency … Continue reading

Celebrities hit Paris shows as Balenciaga names new designer
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Celebrities hit Paris shows as Balenciaga names new designer

PARIS (AP) — The chicest celebrities in the business rocked the final day of Paris Fashion Week on Wednesday as powerhouse Louis Vuitton and Miuccia Prada’s VIP-magnet Miu Miu presented their spring-summer 2016 collections. But among fashion insiders it was the unexpected decision by Balenciaga to name its new artistic director that drew the most … Continue reading