Latest Women's fashion News

Online thrift stores give deal-hunters new ways to score

Oct. 30, 2019 10:11 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — It's not just eBay anymore. A slew of websites and apps act as virtual thrift stores for vintage devotees, deal hunters and those just looking to unload stuff they don't want anymore. These sites have proliferated as the recession of a decade ago and the slow comeback in wages since then...

Actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw dazzles with sheer variety of jobs

Oct. 29, 2019 11:49 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes it seems like Gugu Mbatha-Raw is playing some crazy version of showbiz Bingo. This is a woman who has assembled an astonishing variety of roles in her 36 years. Big-budget Hollywood blockbuster? Sure, "A Wrinkle in Time." What about an 18th-century English drama? Of course,...

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...

Transgender woman in Supreme Court case is 'happy being me'

Sep. 30, 2019 5:45 AM EDT

FERNDALE, Michigan (AP) — Aimee Stephens lost her job at a suburban Detroit funeral home and she could lose her Supreme Court case over discrimination against transgender people. Amid her legal fight, her health is failing. But seven years after Stephens thought seriously of suicide and six years after she...

Businessman redirects millions from Ole Miss to nonprofit

Sep. 23, 2019 1:04 PM EDT

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — A businessman is pulling his $5.3 million donation, plus interest, from the University of Mississippi and giving the money to a nonprofit group that does community work and owns a newspaper. Ed Meek's action comes months after the university removed his name from its School of...

Fendi lets sun shine on post-Lagerfeld era, glancing back

Sep. 20, 2019 5:42 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — A naïve streak is running through the collections on preview during Milan Fashion Week — with a return to simpler times, yesteryear prints and patterns and unfussy silhouettes. Checked gingham is making a comeback, while crushed velvet is making inroads into the summertime wardrobe...