Dior designer debuts Paris couture as Dunst talks girl power
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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. … Continue reading

Lily-Rose Depp emerges as star of Deco-inspired Chanel show
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Lily-Rose Depp emerges as star of Deco-inspired Chanel show

PARIS (AP) — Singer-model Vanessa Paradis was the image of the doting mother at Chanel’s Art Deco-inspired spring-summer collection, looking on proudly as daughter Lily-Rose Depp emerged as the star of the show. Here are the highlights from the second day of Paris couture week: ___ CHANEL’S MIRRORED SHOW At Chanel, the sparkling, reflective decor … Continue reading

Golden Globes fashion both unexpected and mundane
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Golden Globes fashion both unexpected and mundane

Sarah Jessica Parker’s Princess Leia hair. Ruth Negga’s space-age silver gown. Evan Rachel Wood in a boyish-yet-feminine tuxedo. While largely a snooze, the red carpet fashion from Sunday’s Golden Globes in Beverly Hills, California, did have its unexpected moments, along with some classic Hollywood style with modern twists. Natalie Portman and Michelle Williams stole the … Continue reading

American Apparel files for bankruptcy protection, again
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American Apparel files for bankruptcy protection, again

WASHINGTON (AP) — American Apparel is seeking bankruptcy protection for the second time in just over a year, unable to find its footing in a shifting retail landscape and after a contentious fight for control with company founder Dov Charney. Canada’s Gildan Activewear is buying the American Apparel brand, notorious for sexually provocative ad campaigns, … Continue reading

Mirren, Bates, Nyong’o share life lessons at Elle dinner
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Mirren, Bates, Nyong’o share life lessons at Elle dinner

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lupita Nyong’o, Helen Mirren and Kathy Bates shared life lessons with three generations of actresses at Elle magazine’s Women in Hollywood awards. Nyong’o discussed the value of mentoring. Bates highlighted the importance of humility. Mirren imparted general life tips such as “at the blackjack table, always split aces, eights and nines,” … Continue reading

Kardashian shares Givenchy spotlight with Malik, Hadid
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Kardashian shares Givenchy spotlight with Malik, Hadid

PARIS (AP) — Kim Kardashian jostled for attention with the new fashion royalty, Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid, in Paris. Fashion Week parties got into their highest gear. And Valentino’s designer made his debut solo show. Here are the highlights of Sunday’s spring-summer 2017 ready-to-wear collections:   KIM KARDASHIAN HAS COMPETITION AT GIVENCHY The new … Continue reading