Prada takes inspiration from graphic novels for Milan show
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Prada takes inspiration from graphic novels for Milan show

MILAN (AP) — A fresh breeze buffeted Italy’s fashion capital during the second day of Milan Fashion Week on Sunday, both literally, bringing relief from the June heat, and figuratively, as young designers took the spotlight. They brought with them fresh silhouettes with new proportions and reinterpretations of old summertime favorites from linens to stripes. … 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

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

Sweaty fashion crowd lured outside for Kanye West show
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Sweaty fashion crowd lured outside for Kanye West show

NEW YORK (AP) — In sweltering heat, set to a slow, morose soundtrack, Kanye West debuted the fourth season of his Yeezy collection for Adidas at a park memorializing Franklin D. Roosevelt’s famous four freedoms: of speech and worship, from want and fear. Helping to kick off New York Fashion Week, West lured the fashion … Continue reading

Kanye West to open 21 ‘Pablo’ pop-up stores worldwide
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Kanye West to open 21 ‘Pablo’ pop-up stores worldwide

NEW YORK (AP) — Kanye West fans can buy a taste of “The Life of Pablo” this weekend following the rapper-turned-fashion mogul’s announcement of 21 pop-up stores worldwide that will be open just this weekend. West tweeted a map with red dots indicating the stores’ locations Wednesday night, Aug. 17. Fourteen of the stores will … Continue reading

Tokyo museum exhibits Issey Miyake’s constant innovations
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Tokyo museum exhibits Issey Miyake’s constant innovations

TOKYO (AP) — Although he’s behind one of the biggest fashion brands to come out of Japan, Issey Miyake detests being called a fashion designer. Maybe a designer, even a sculptor, but not that frivolous, trend-watching, conspicuous consumption known as fashion. What he has pursued since he started in the 1970s is more timeless. His down-to-earth clothing is meant to … Continue reading

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

Lagerfeld goes all out for Clinton as Pharrell hits Chanel
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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
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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