Met curator Andrew Bolton, quiet defender of fashion as art
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Met curator Andrew Bolton, quiet defender of fashion as art

NEW YORK (AP) — The opening seconds of the trailer for “The First Monday in May,” the new documentary about the dizzyingly star-studded Met Gala, show pop star Rihanna tossing her fashionablehead in slo-mo as the red-carpet cameras click furiously. Suitably, she sports a glistening tiara. And then suddenly we’re looking at a boyish, bespectacled … Continue reading

Ferragamo creative director Giornetti leaving after 16 years
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Ferragamo creative director Giornetti leaving after 16 years

MILAN (AP) — Salvatore Ferragamo’s creative director, Massimiliano Giornetti, is leaving the fashion house after 16 years. In a statement, Ferragamo thanked Giornetti for his commitment and collaboration and said it was taking the opportunity of the departure to “revisit our approach to creativity.” Giornetti entered Ferragamo in 2000 as menswear designer and in 2011 became the brand’s creative … Continue reading

Hopkins begins nation’s first HIV-positive organ transplants
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Hopkins begins nation’s first HIV-positive organ transplants

WASHINGTON (AP) — Surgeons in Baltimore for the first time have transplanted organs between an HIV-positive donor and HIV-positive recipients, a long-awaited new option for patients with the AIDS virus whose kidneys or livers also are failing. Johns Hopkins University announced Wednesday that both recipients are recovering well after one received a kidney and the … Continue reading

London fashion: Python at Burberry, faded romance at Erdem
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London fashion: Python at Burberry, faded romance at Erdem

LONDON (AP) — London Fashion Week rolled out some of its biggest shows Monday, with luxury label Burberry leading a hectic catwalk schedule that also includes designers Erdem, Peter Pilotto, Christopher Kane and Roksanda. Some highlights from Day 4: ___ BURBERRY UNVEILS TARTAN, PYTHON, SEQUINS Burberry made its customary dramatic impact on London Fashion Week … Continue reading