Latest Women's fashion News

The Latest: British designers made Eugenie's wedding dress

Oct. 12, 2018 6:43 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Princess Eugenie is wearing a gown designed by Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos for her wedding to Jack Brooksbank. The dress features a neckline that folds around the shoulders to a low back...

AP Exclusive: Tests show toxin in chain stores' jewelry

Oct. 11, 2018 1:26 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jewelry with the toxic metal cadmium is showing up on the shelves of national retailers including Ross, Nordstrom Rack and Papaya, according to newly released test results. Analysis done for the nonprofit Center for Environmental Health revealed some jewelry sold with women's dresses and...

Bosnia village women don folk dresses on election day

Oct. 7, 2018 4:36 PM EDT

KRALJEVA SUTJESKA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — In a small village in central Bosnia that once was home to the country's kings, women keep tradition alive by donning folk costumes on important days like Sunday's election. The women of Kraljeva Sutjeska turned out to vote dressed in traditional village dresses...

Amid buzz, Hedi Slimane unveils deja vu Celine Paris debut

Sep. 28, 2018 9:05 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Where Hedi Slimane goes, the buzz is sure to follow. The love-him-or-hate-him designer, credited with starting the global skinny menswear style via Dior Homme and later revamping Saint Laurent, returned at long last to the Paris Fashion Week calendar to unveil his debut at Celine Friday. The...

Margiela touts genderless fashion in Paris with new campaign

Sep. 26, 2018 3:08 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Maison Margiela went co-ed in Wednesday's installment of Paris Fashion Week, as designer John Galliano bravely championed gender difference in a powerful new runway show. It's an important issue everywhere, but particularly in the image-driven global fashion industry which has intentionally...

Michael Kors ups the glamour, buys Versace for $2 billion

Sep. 25, 2018 1:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Kors is buying the Italian fashion house Versace in a deal worth more than $2 billion (1.83 billion euros), continuing its hard charge into the world of high-end fashion. The deal Tuesday comes just 14 months after the New York handbag maker spent $1.35 billion adding to its...

Meghan reveals 'something blue' she wore at royal wedding

Sep. 23, 2018 2:18 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — It's an old tradition that a bride should have something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue on her wedding day, and the Duchess of Sussex followed at least part of that when she married Prince Harry. The former Meghan Markle has revealed in a television documentary that...

Ole Miss: Donor wants his name removed after 'racial' post

Sep. 22, 2018 10:28 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A University of Mississippi donor has asked for his name to be removed from the university's journalism school following a social media post criticized for an "unjustified racial overtone," the journalism school's dean said. Dean Will Norton Jr. on Saturday said Ed Meek sent him a...

Ole Miss faculty ask donor to remove name after racial post

Sep. 21, 2018 11:47 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Journalism faculty members at the University of Mississippi on Friday asked a donor to voluntarily remove his name from the journalism school following a social media post criticized by Ole Miss Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter for an "unjustified racial overtone." In a statement, faculty...

The Latest: Faculty ask donor to remove name from school

Sep. 21, 2018 11:29 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a dispute at the University of Mississippi over a social media post by a donor (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Journalism faculty members at the University of Mississippi are asking a donor to voluntarily remove his name from the journalism school following a social media...