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Louis Vuitton show pays tribute to designer Virgil Abloh

Dec. 01, 2021 00:19 AM EST

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Louis Vuitton's first ever U.S. fashion show turned into a somber yet whimsical tribute to groundbreaking designer Virgil Abloh days after his death. The Miami menswear event, an unofficial kickoff to the prestigious Art Basel fair, had been in...

Gucci heirs says ‘House of Gucci’ narrative is inaccurate

Dec. 01, 2021 00:00 AM EST

The Gucci family is not pleased with the depiction of their relatives in the new film “ House of Gucci.” In a statement issued this week, they said the narrative is “anything but accurate” and that the filmmakers did not consult them at all. The Guccis, who have...

Fashion designer Virgil Abloh dies of cancer at 41

Nov. 29, 2021 15:20 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Virgil Abloh, a leading designer whose groundbreaking fusions of streetwear and high couture made him one of the most celebrated tastemakers in fashion and beyond, has died of cancer. He was 41. Abloh's death was announced Sunday by the luxury group...

Chinese fashion photographer in Dior controversy apologizes

Nov. 25, 2021 06:23 AM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — A renowned Chinese fashion photographer has apologized for her past work after online critics called it insulting to the Chinese people and fashion house Dior removed one of her photos from a show in Shanghai. Chen Man acknowledged the criticism of her...

12 to stand trial for Kardashian West jewel heist in Paris

Nov. 19, 2021 21:49 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Twelve people will stand trial in Paris over a $10 million jewelry heist targeting Kim Kardashian West in 2016, authorities said Friday. The reality TV star said she was tied up at gunpoint and locked in a bathroom after armed robbers forced their way into...

Bob Mackie book looks back on sparkly costume career

Nov. 15, 2021 13:45 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — When Bob Mackie was 11, and his uncle asked him what he wanted to be when he grew up, he didn’t hesitate: a costume designer on Broadway. The Southern California boy had never been to New York, but he was fixated on the “color, excitement and glamour” of the movies and...

Designer Christopher John Rogers tops starry CFDA awards

Nov. 11, 2021 14:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Designers Christopher John Rogers and Emily Bode-Aujla for BODE took top honors at the annual Council of Fashion Designers of America awards, leading a young and diverse slate of honorees on fashion's big night. Rogers, 27, whose bold purple ensemble...

Bottega Veneta creative director Daniel Lee leaving post

Nov. 11, 2021 11:29 AM EST

MILAN (AP) — Daniel Lee is leaving his job as creative director at Bottega Veneta after three years and creating the brand's distinctive cloud-like bags and puffy-weave slip-on footwear. Bottega Veneta did not give a reason for the surprise departure of the 35-year-old...

Afghan girls, faraway relatives worry over dreams disrupted

Nov. 04, 2021 13:14 PM EDT

From her home in Illinois, Asma Yawari has built a relationship with her younger cousin in Afghanistan that’s made the geographic distance between the two teenagers' worlds seem, well, not quite so distant. They never met but have bonded over phone calls and messages...

Gucci's star-studded fashion show shines bright in Hollywood

Nov. 03, 2021 17:45 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With stars like Gwyneth Paltrow and Serena Williams sitting in the front row, Alessandro Michele’s nostalgic clothing designs inspired by old Hollywood glam shined just as bright during a Gucci fashion show in Los Angeles. Jared Leto and Macaulay...