Sons of slain journalist call for Malta leader’s resignation
Europe / Uncategorized

Sons of slain journalist call for Malta leader’s resignation

MILAN (AP) — Maltese authorities faced mounting pressure Thursday to ensure an independent investigation into the slaying of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was known for her fearless reporting on corruption in the small Mediterranean island nation. The 53-year-old journalist’s three grown sons called on Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat to resign, saying he … Continue reading

Dolce&Gabbana court youth with offbeat looks in Milan
Arts & Entertainment / Celebrities / Fashion / National

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

Prada takes inspiration from graphic novels for Milan show
Arts & Entertainment

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

Ferragamo creative director Giornetti leaving after 16 years
Celebrities / Fashion

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

Peter Dundas makes Cavalli menswear premiere at Milan
Art / Celebrities / Fashion

Peter Dundas makes Cavalli menswear premiere at Milan

MILAN (AP) — David Bowie’s pioneering rock ‘n’ roll femininity is gaining currency, still after decades, on fashion runways and was strongly evident in Peter Dundas’ menswear premier for the Roberto Cavalli fashion house. “Where do I begin?” Dundas said when asked about Bowie’s influence on his designs after the show Friday, Jan 15, evening. “Bowie’s … 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