Givenchy goes dapper as Margiela gets grungy in Paris
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Givenchy goes dapper as Margiela gets grungy in Paris

PARIS (AP) — There were some surprising turns in Friday’s, Jan. 22, installment of Paris Fashion Week’s menswear shows: Maison Margiela went slouchy under John Galliano, while Givenchy’s normally sports-obsessed Riccardo Tisci went the other way, buckling up and going dapper. Here are the highlights of the fall-winter 2016-17 shows. GIVENCHY CHANGES DIRECTION In an … Continue reading

Russell Crowe takes in Giorgio Armani fashion from front row
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Russell Crowe takes in Giorgio Armani fashion from front row

MILAN (AP) — Two human reactions to turbulent times emerged as fashion concepts during Milan Fashion Week, which wrapped up its five-day run on Tuesday, Jan 19,: cocooning and militarization. On one end of the spectrum, designers offered men myriad forms of comfort for next fall and winter, including soft-cut jackets; enveloping cashmere, vicuna and … Continue reading

91 shows and the jet-set Jenners: It’s Paris Fashion Week
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91 shows and the jet-set Jenners: It’s Paris Fashion Week

PARIS (AP) — Ninety-one fashion shows, talent from 24 different countries and Kris and Kendall Jenner landing in a jet to flashes from paparazzi: It’s time for Paris Fashion Week. Here are the highlights of the ready-to-wear spring-summer 2016 collections in Paris, where the first of nine days champions new talent. ___ DEMOCRATIC FASHION (ALMOST) … Continue reading

Michelle Obama chooses Vera Wang gown for China State Dinner
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Michelle Obama chooses Vera Wang gown for China State Dinner

WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama chose a dress by a Chinese-American designer for Friday’s White House dinner for Chinese President Xi Jinping. Mrs. Obama wore a custom-made black, off-the-shoulder mermaid gown by Vera Wang Collection for the occasion. Fitted, with sheer sleeves, it skimmed the floor with its silk organza flounce. Mrs. Obama … Continue reading

Massimo Giorgetti makes Pucci debut
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Massimo Giorgetti makes Pucci debut

MILAN (AP) — Milan designers looked to the sea and the forest for inspiration for warm weather looks being previewed during Milan Fashion Week. After a drenching opening day, the sun came out for the second day of womenswear previews for next spring and summer on Thursday, lightening moods and allowing the fashion crowd again … Continue reading

Coach marks 75 years with punk cowgirls and mixed prints
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Coach marks 75 years with punk cowgirls and mixed prints

NEW YORK (AP) — The luxury brand Coach celebrated 75 years in business Tuesday, not just with bags and shoes, but with bright cowgirl leather and prairie flower frocks for women. Yes, actual clothing to go along with all those drool-worthy accessories you, your mom and your daughter may have at home, or wish you … Continue reading

Fashion Week show moves crowd with police brutality focus
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Fashion Week show moves crowd with police brutality focus

NEW YORK (AP) — “Black Lives Matter” just landed on the Fashion Week runway. Designer Kerby Jean-Raymond’s collection for the Pyer Moss label launched Thursday night with gripping and now familiar videos of police violence. The choking death of Eric Garner. The teenage girl thrown to the ground outside a Texas pool party. The running … Continue reading

Miley Cyrus shakes in barely there silver straps at VMAs
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Miley Cyrus shakes in barely there silver straps at VMAs

Miley Cyrus shook a long, rock goddess ponytail and strutted in barely there silver straps Sunday on the arrivals carpet at the MTV Video Music Awards, later delivering on a promise for multiple costume changes as host. Nipples barely covered, Cyrus wore tight, over-the-thigh silver boots and shorty loops of baubles open at the sides … Continue reading