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Shipment of fake Nike shoes seized in Southern California

Oct. 9, 2019 4:57 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of pairs of Nike knockoffs were seized at the Los Angeles-Long Beach ports complex recently in a shipment arriving from China, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Wednesday. Had the 14,800 pairs of counterfeit Nike special edition and retro design shoes been real, the...

Met Opera starts regular Sunday matinees, breaking tradition

Oct. 7, 2019 12:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Some in the audience wore tuxedos and evening gowns, others wore jeans and sneakers. There was even a man wearing a black sleeveless shirt and blue suede cowboy boots. The Metropolitan Opera began regular Sunday-afternoon staged performances for the first time in its 136-year history with...

Dior celebrates nature to kick off Paris Fashion Week

Sep. 24, 2019 6:23 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The drizzly weather in the French capital didn't rain on Dior's parade as the powerhouse staged the first major show of Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday. On the contrary, rain was a fitting accessory for a forest-themed show at the Longchamp Racecourse that celebrated nature and ecology. The...

Armani explores connection with nature in ethereal looks

Sep. 21, 2019 6:17 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Milan designers are presenting fashion as essential. That no longer refers to must-haves, but to a distillation of ideas, discarding excess in collections and by example in wardrobes, to discourage waste. Giorgio Armani's collection presented on Saturday, the fourth day of Milan Fashion Week,...

London Fashion Week: Extravaganza kicks off with gala shows

Sep. 13, 2019 4:48 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Styles fans in high heels, skinny jeans and dragon-themed jackets have descended on London with Friday's start of Fashion Week. The opening of London Fashion Week was marked by protests — fashion doesn't pay enough attention to climate change, the activists said — and warnings...

Prabal Gurung asks: Who gets to be an American?

Sep. 9, 2019 11:27 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — With flower crowns and beauty pageant sashes, Prabal Gurung asked a fundamental question of the day: Who gets to be an American? Adorning his runway Sunday at New York Fashion Week with hanging bouquets mixed with flags from around the world, the designer celebrated diversity in size and...

In escalating trade war, US consumers may see higher prices

Sep. 1, 2019 11:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China on Sunday put in place their latest tariff increases on each other's goods, potentially raising prices Americans pay for some clothes, shoes, sporting goods and other consumer items before the holiday shopping season. President Donald Trump said U.S.-China...