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Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores

May. 20, 2019 7:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Dressbarn, the women's clothing chain that's been around for nearly 60 years, is closing all 650 of its stores. The company's chief financial officer, Steven Taylor, said Dressbarn has not been operating at an "acceptable level of profitability in today's retail environment." Its owner,...

Cannes in close-up: Images of the festival's dazzling detail

May. 20, 2019 5:17 AM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival is a wide-screen spectacle best captured in close-up. As the Cote d'Azur extravaganza has unspooled over the last week, Associated Press photographer Petros Giannakouris has focused his camera lens on the smaller fashion details of the festival's famed red...

Sikhs say Nordstrom apologized for turban, waiting for Gucci

May. 18, 2019 5:58 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Nordstrom has apologized to Sikhs for selling a turban they found offensive, but a representative with the U.S. community's top civil rights organization said Saturday they are still waiting to hear from the Gucci brand that designed it. "We feel that companies are commodifying and...

Valentino-heavy film has Julianne Moore talking fashion

May. 17, 2019 4:13 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — One of Julianne Moore's first thoughts after signing on to the Valentino-adorned short film "The Staggering Girl" was wardrobe. She had visions of wearing green, lavender and red haute couture as the star of the short film produced by the French fashion house. "And I got there and...

Netflix announces fashion design competition series

May. 17, 2019 3:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — It's been a minute since a new fashion design competition has occurred. Enter: "Next in Fashion," soon to come on Netflix. The series is hosted by the first "Queer Eye" star to spin off, Tan France, along with fashion maven Alexa Chung. The show features 18 designers competing for $250,000...

A T-shirt shopping trip with rock singer James Bay

May. 16, 2019 1:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yes, British singer James Bay's favorite music T-shirt is of the Rolling Stones, but the one he wishes he had? Aretha Franklin. "Somebody asked the other day, 'What's your greatest influence of all-time?' ... I can't see how it's not Aretha," Bay said while shopping at a vintage store...

Cron' 3-run blast helps Twins split doubleheader with Tigers

May. 12, 2019 12:17 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — C.J. Cron's second home run on a long day turned out to be the bigger one. Cron hit a three-run homer to break open the game in the fifth inning, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 8-3 on Saturday night to earn a split of a doubleheader. In the opener, Cron homered in the...

Utah event celebrates Transcontinental Railroad anniversary

May. 10, 2019 7:34 PM EDT

PROMONTORY, Utah (AP) — Music, bells and cannon fire rang out Friday at a remote spot in the Utah desert where the final spikes of the Transcontinental Railroad were hammered 150 years ago, uniting a nation long separated by vast expanses of desert, mountains and forests and fresh off the Civil War. An...

Bucs' 1st-round pick changes numbers, hits practice field

May. 10, 2019 6:29 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — One of Devin White's first orders of business as the fifth overall pick in the NFL draft was selecting a new jersey number with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The 2018 Butkus Award winner as the nation's top college linebacker wore No. 40 at LSU and was hoping to continue wearing it...

Rihanna to launch groundbreaking new fashion label with LVMH

May. 10, 2019 3:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna certified her status as a cultural fashion icon with her groundbreaking new deal with LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world's largest luxury group. The pop star, born Robyn Rihanna Fenty, announced Friday that she will debut a line called Fenty this spring through LVMH....