Harry Styles, Miguel set for Victoria’s Secret China show
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Harry Styles, Miguel set for Victoria’s Secret China show

NEW YORK (AP) — Singer Harry Styles and R&B star Miguel will perform at the Victoria’s Secret fashion show in Shanghai on Monday. People magazine reports that Tony winner Leslie Odom Jr. and Chinese singer Jane Zhang will also perform at the Mercedes-Benz Arena. The show will air Nov. 28 on CBS. Karlie Kloss and … Continue reading

Why few women of color in wave of accusers? ‘Stakes higher’
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Why few women of color in wave of accusers? ‘Stakes higher’

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In the weeks since dozens of women have accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of rape or sexual harassment, unleashing an avalanche of similar charges against other prominent men across American life, women and men of color have been largely absent from the national furor. The stories of abuse have roiled the entertainment … Continue reading

Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London
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Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show that celebrated London’s diverse culture, from pubs to pirate radio. Mendes, the 19-year-old Canadian star, also won the best-song trophy for “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me … Continue reading

Stella McCartney takes on the ’80s at Paris Fashion Week
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Stella McCartney takes on the ’80s at Paris Fashion Week

PARIS (AP) — Boundless ideas peppered with 1980s fun was the expansive spirit behind Stella McCartney’s accomplished collection at Paris Fashion Week that had celebrities on the front row tapping their feet to the thumping music. Here are some highlights of Monday’s spring-summer 2018 Paris Fashion Week shows: STELLA MCCARTNEY TAKES ON THE ’80S British-American … Continue reading

Dolce&Gabbana court youth with offbeat looks in Milan
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Dolce&Gabbana court youth with offbeat looks in Milan

MILAN (AP) — Milan designers are breathing fresh air into Milan Fashion Week, quite literally. Many fashion houses are showing their collections outdoors this season, or at least throwing open the windows on their grand palazzi venues, betting on Mother Nature with open-air shows. The late summer-early fall weather has cooperated fully. Here are some … Continue reading

Rihanna rides into New York Fashion Week like a rock star
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Rihanna rides into New York Fashion Week like a rock star

NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna didn’t walk into New York Fashion Week. She rode through it. Literally. The pop star and fashionista kicked off her Fenty Puma 2018 spring-summer collection Sunday with motocross bicycles flying high in the air, ascending above a dreamy display of powder pink mountains and sand — as the audience watched … Continue reading

Rihanna rides into New York Fashion Week like a rock star
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Rihanna rides into New York Fashion Week like a rock star

The pop star and fashionista kicked off her Fenty Puma 2018 spring-summer collection Sunday with motocross bicycles flying high in the air, ascending above a dreamy display of powder pink mountains and sand — as the audience watched in awe. Rihanna rode on the back of a bike — in true rock star form with … Continue reading

Kate Millett, feminist author of ‘Sexual Politics,’ dies
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Kate Millett, feminist author of ‘Sexual Politics,’ dies

PARIS (AP) — Kate Millett, the activist, artist and educator whose best-selling work “Sexual Politics” was a landmark of cultural criticism and a manifesto for the modern feminist movement, has died at 82. Millett’s book was among the most talked-about works of its time and remains a founding text for cultural and gender studies programs. … Continue reading

Raf Simons is inspired by celluloid dreams _ and horrors
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Raf Simons is inspired by celluloid dreams _ and horrors

NEW YORK (AP) — Raf Simons, the new star of American fashion since his debut collection in February for Calvin Klein, continued to refine his take on traditional Americana, with cowboy looks, quilts and pompoms. Simons also looked to Hollywood movies — and to Andy Warhol — for inspiration. Heidi Klum was at Fashion Week, … Continue reading

Pierre Berge, magnate and Yves Saint Laurent’s partner, dies
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Pierre Berge, magnate and Yves Saint Laurent’s partner, dies

PARIS (AP) — Pierre Berge, an influential French businessman, philanthropist and gay rights activist who helped build the fashion empire of his longtime lover Yves Saint Laurent, has died. He was 86. A cultural celebrity in France in his own right, Berge was one of France’s leading art patrons as well as serving as CEO … Continue reading

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Judge declares Prince’s 6 siblings the heirs to his estate

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota judge has ruled that Prince’s six siblings are the heirs to his estate. In a ruling made public Friday, Carver County District Judge Kevin Eide declared that Prince died without a will and that his sister, Tyka Nelson, and five half-siblings are his heirs. There are people who filed appeals … Continue reading