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Stephen Curry surprises girl who helped with shoe design

Mar. 8, 2019 6:01 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry dropped in on a television interview to surprise a 9-year-old girl who helped design the inside of the latest version of the Golden State Warriors star's signature shoe. Riley Morrison of Napa, California, was doing an interview Friday on CBS about the shoes and Curry...

Like Mike: LeBron overwhelmed after passing Jordan, his hero

Mar. 7, 2019 8:44 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From the very first day LeBron James picked up a basketball, he wanted to be like Mike. James and his closest friends idolized Michael Jordan while they grew up together on Akron's competitive playgrounds and tough streets. As James grew into a tantalizing basketball prospect capable of...

Dior celebrates sisterhood, 'impertinent' girls in Paris

Feb. 26, 2019 5:19 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Designer Maria Grazia Chiuri once again celebrated feminism and sisterhood in her collection for Christian Dior at Paris Fashion Week, delving into the independent youth subculture styles of 1950s Britain. Wearing a marl Dior dress, Jennifer Lawrence swept down the stone steps inside the Rodin...

In Milan, Ferragamo, Cavalli focus on color, inclusiveness

Feb. 23, 2019 4:10 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — Color was the watch word on the fourth day Saturday of the mostly womenswear collections during Milan Fashion Week. The Salvatore Ferragamo and Roberto Cavalli fashion houses each set off neutrals with bursts of hues while combining their women's and men's previews for Fall/Winter 2019-20. ...

Meghan Markle spotted in New York for rumored baby shower

Feb. 19, 2019 5:23 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Meghan Markle has been spotted at several swanky venues in New York City, cradling her baby bump as she visited friends for what is rumored to be a baby shower. The 37-year-old pregnant Meghan, formally known as the Duchess of Sussex, was seen Tuesday entering The Mark hotel on Manhattan's...

Store employee no longer has job after 'MAGA' hat dispute

Feb. 19, 2019 11:47 AM EST

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — An employee of a clothing and shoe store in a suburban Kansas City shopping mall no longer has a job after a confrontation with a teen wearing a "Make America Great Again" baseball cap. A video that shows part of Saturday's encounter at a Vans Off the Wall store in Overland Park,...

Shoes pulled from Katy Perry line after blackface criticism

Feb. 12, 2019 11:10 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katy Perry's fashion line has pulled two types of shoes after some people compared them to blackface. The Ora Face Block Heel and Rue Face Slip-On Loafers were released last summer in nine different colors. They included protruding eyes, nose and red lips. In a statement released Tuesday...

Future is now: Nike's next self-lacing shoe hitting shelves

Feb. 11, 2019 4:08 PM EST

Nike's latest performance basketball shoe, from concept to reality, took about three years to put together. Or 30 years, depending on how you count. The Nike Adapt BB — a self-lacing smart shoe that can be controlled by a smartphone — gets released to the public on Sunday, a date that just happens...

NBA Fashion: All-Stars break out specialty shoes for weekend

Feb. 11, 2019 1:24 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NBA players once again will be sharing personal stories this weekend during All-Star festivities — and using basketball shoes as a platform to get their message out. When Kevin Durant takes the floor on Sunday he'll be wearing pink Nike KD 11 Aunt Pearls shoes bearing the...

NBA All-Stars: Who is wearing what shoe brands this weekend

Feb. 11, 2019 12:13 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NBA players will breakout special shoes this weekend during the All-Star game. Here a list of who will be wearing what: NIKE Giannis Antetokounmpo, Karl-Anthony Towns, Bradley Beal, Anthony Davis, Kevin Durant, Paul George, Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, Nikola Jokic, Khris Middleton,...