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Fashion show lets Down syndrome models strut their stuff

Oct. 17, 2019 5:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — One model sashayed down the runway with a leather jacket and a guitar, basking in applause from the crowd. Another danced and strutted in a multicolored bomber coat. A toddler had a little help with her modeling turn, holding on to an adult as she wore a peach outfit with a tutu. And...

Fashion's LaQuan Smith embraces that Champagne lifestyle

Oct. 15, 2019 9:17 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — LaQuan Smith is all about the Champagne lifestyle: bubbly, luxurious and, especially when it comes to the women's clothes he creates, sexy. The designer made his New York Fashion Week debut at 21 with a sleek and sassy collection he dubbed "Water Goddess." Ten years later, his rise seems...

Viard's debut at Chanel ready-to-wear is crashed by comedian

Oct. 1, 2019 6:50 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — In her first solo ready-to-wear show since Karl Lagerfeld's death, Chanel designer Virginie Viard had a lot to prove. And by recreating a sprawling Parisian roofscape inside the Grand Palais with a front row including Sting and Cardi B, Viard showed she intended to take on Lagerfeld's mantel...

McCartney presents eco-manifesto at Paris Fashion Week show

Sep. 30, 2019 5:03 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Riding on the increased focus on the fight against climate change, the fashion industry's eco-pioneer Stella McCartney turned parts of her Paris Fashion Week show into a manifesto on ecology. At her first show as part of the LVMH luxury conglomerate, the British-American designer is hoping she...

Valentino channels powerful simplicity in Paris show

Sep. 29, 2019 4:42 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A less-is-more philosophy at Valentino had celebrity guests, including American singer Camila Cabello and model Naomi Campbell, vigorously applauding. While at Givenchy, "Game of Thrones" star Maisie Williams looked very much the part, arriving in denim at a collection that celebrated the...

Guest models Mirren, Longoria energize L'Oréal fashion show

Sep. 28, 2019 6:44 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Armed with a battalion of celebrity ambassadors, L'Oréal took over the historic Paris Mint building to stage a Paris Fashion Week extravaganza. Offerings from Elie Saab, who went 1970s, and Vivienne Westwood, who stylishly towed a line between ethnic and punk, made for a frenetic pace of...

Balmain channels 90s, Miyake debuts new designer in Paris

Sep. 27, 2019 4:10 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Balmain defied the trends in designer Olivier Rousteing's rebellious ode to the 90s, serving up an infectious soundtrack of nostalgia that had Kris Jenner and Eva Longoria tapping their feet. And the debut of Issey Miyake's new designer tried literally to take flight with a multi-segment...

Anna Wintour turns teacher, job coach in online MasterClass

Sep. 27, 2019 1:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Fashion is a world where the "next new thing" is constantly celebrated, where designers must keep reinventing themselves or risk falling into obscurity. Atop that world, Anna Wintour remains a strikingly durable and influential presence. Her image never changes: the midi-length, brightly...

Chloe gets chic as VIPs create fashion homage to Lagerfeld

Sep. 26, 2019 2:07 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Model and singer Pixie Geldof and Louis Vuitton designer Nicolas Ghesquiere watched from Grand Palais' front row Thursday morning in Paris as Chloe put on a spring manifesto in wearable chic. Here are some highlights of spring-summer 2020 collections in the French capital. CHLOE'S STUDY IN...

Kylie Jenner hospitalized, will miss Paris Fashion Week

Sep. 25, 2019 8:12 PM EDT

Kylie Jenner has been hospitalized with an undisclosed illness and will have to skip a planned cosmetics rollout at Paris Fashion Week. The 22-year-old social media star and makeup mogul said on Twitter Wednesday that she's "really sick and unable to travel." A representative for Jenner says she's in the hospital...