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Kim Jones back on runway as Fendi channels celestial Rome

Jan. 27, 2022 20:16 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — The name Kim Jones dominated Paris fashion for a second week running as the indefatigable Briton who designs for Dior Men’s returned to the runway for his latest couture collection for Fendi. Following in the steps of the late Karl Lagerfeld at the Roman house’s...

Iron Maiden Bruce Dickinson embarks on spoken word tour

Jan. 27, 2022 18:05 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson has worn many hats and even “some incredibly ridiculous trousers,” as he puts it. Rock star, airline pilot and cancer survivor are some of what has defined him. Now he can add spoken-word performer. Following in the heels of...

Race, age, weight: Valentino backs diversity in Paris show

Jan. 26, 2022 18:35 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — It was a breath of fresh air in Paris, as Valentino's designer Pierpaolo Piccioli liberated himself of constraints on race, age and weight Wednesday to produce a joyful, inclusive and long-awaited moment of couture. Fashion prides itself on being able to predict trends...

Grace Kelly's granddaughter appears on horseback for Chanel

Jan. 25, 2022 16:06 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Huge spinning wheels, “floating” wooden blocks and suspended geometric shapes hovered over a surreal mini golf course Tuesday at Chanel’s remarkable couture show. Even Pharrell Williams, who is no stranger to elaborate sets, had to take a moment to take stock,...

Kamala Harris art, 'Daily Show' lead Anthem Awards finalists

Jan. 25, 2022 07:48 AM EST

An art installation inspired by Vice President Kamala Harris, The New York Times’ “The 1619 Project” and “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah,” as well as charitable programs from Airbnb, Google, PayPal and the National Football League, are among the finalists for the inaugural Anthem Awards...

Dior celebrates couture craft, as maskless Delevingne irks

Jan. 24, 2022 16:58 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — The atelier — the workshop of hands — took the Dior center stage on Monday for a refined show on the first day of Paris couture week, which aims to elevate the work of the house’s behind-the-scenes seamstresses. The stars came out in droves to the Musee Rodin...

Mugler, French fashion icon known for sculpted designs, dies

Jan. 24, 2022 15:34 PM EST

TOKYO (AP) — French fashion designer Manfred Thierry Mugler, whose dramatic designs were worn by celebrities like Madonna, Lady Gaga and Cardi B, has died. He was 73. He died Sunday, his official Instagram account said. “May his soul Rest In Peace,” it said in a post that was...

Kenzo returns to Japanese roots in history-making moment

Jan. 23, 2022 14:47 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — It was a fashion history-making moment in Paris for Kenzo on Sunday as it unveiled the debut for its first Japanese designer since house founder Kenzo Takada. Nigo, 51, thus becomes only the second Asian designer at the head of a European high fashion label, alongside...

Hermes style has 1980s kick, Loewe goes conceptual in Paris

Jan. 22, 2022 15:00 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Hermes led the pack on Saturday’s installment of Paris Fashion Week as its veteran menswear designer, Veronique Nichanian, delivered an atypical glam rock twist to her luxuriant wares. There was no far-flung concept, gimmick or muse, unlike in most Paris shows,...

Oxford artist hits it big, seeks community’s help

Jan. 22, 2022 00:05 AM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Local artist, designer and business owner Timber Heard shot for the stars and hit her target, but she is asking for community support to take her next big step. Heard designs handbags and jewelry pieces and creates custom orders for customers through her...