Lagerfeld goes all out for Clinton as Pharrell hits Chanel
Celebrities / Fashion

Lagerfeld goes all out for Clinton as Pharrell hits Chanel

PARIS (AP) — Chanel-goers were granted their 15 minutes of fame Tuesday, March 8, as egalitarian Karl Lagerfeld gave every guest front row tickets. That meant cozying up with the likes of Pharrell Williams and Willow Smith, Chanel’s new brand ambassador. The designer-cum-political philosopher also didn’t miss the opportunity to weigh in on his support … Continue reading

Alba, Pike bring star power to Christian Dior’s Paris show
Celebrities / Fashion

Alba, Pike bring star power to Christian Dior’s Paris show

PARIS (AP) — Colorful, big hitting shows ensured Paris Fashion Week got into its groove Friday, March 4, as celebrity guests including Rosamund Pike and Jessica Alba hit Dior’s mirrored fall-winter Louvre spectacle. Here are Friday’s ready-to-wear highlights including reports from Dior, Issey Miyake and Isabel Marant. CHRISTIAN DIOR It was the second showing for … Continue reading

UN: Zika virus will be ‘way down’ before Rio hosts Olympics
Health / Latin America & the Caribbean

UN: Zika virus will be ‘way down’ before Rio hosts Olympics

GENEVA (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization’s Zika response team is predicting that Brazil will host a “fantastic Olympics” and that the mosquito-borne virus will be “way down” by the time the Summer Games begin in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 5. Dr. Bruce Aylward, WHO’s executive director for outbreaks and health … Continue reading