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A shimmering night in Dubai as Dior shows its haute couture

Mar. 18, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Under a large circus-style tent, Dior showcased its latest haute couture collection to a crowd of Mideast-based fashionistas, social media figures, celebrities, buyers, designers and editors Monday night. It was the first show in Dubai for the French fashion house, which...

Correction: College Admissions-Bribery-The Latest story

Mar. 14, 2019 5:20 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — In a story March 13 about a college admissions bribery scandal, The Associated Press erroneously described a defendant's employer. The company where Manuel Henriquez worked is a venture capital firm, not a hedge fund. A corrected version of the story is below: The Latest: USC bars from...

The Latest: Rami Malek falls, but recovers, after Oscar win

Mar. 13, 2019 2:23 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 91st Academy Awards, which are being presented Sunday night at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Rami Malek may have had a brief fall from the heights of his best-actor Oscar victory for "Bohemian Rhapsody" but he recovered in time to visit...

The Latest: Charity tied to college scam gave $2M in grants

Mar. 12, 2019 10:43 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a college admissions bribery scandal that has led to charges against coaches and celebrities (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Tax records show that a California charity accused of funneling money in a national college admissions bribery scheme claimed it gave out $500,000 to the...

Siriano, fresh off Oscar glory, talks 'Project Runway'

Mar. 12, 2019 3:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Christian Siriano didn't want the tuxedo gown he designed for Billy Porter at the Oscars to shock anyone. He simply wanted to make a bold statement about celebrating identity. "You should be who you want to be on a red carpet, off a red carpet. Wear what you want to wear, no matter who you...

Chanel runway in the sky: VIPs weep at Lagerfeld's last show

Mar. 5, 2019 2:58 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — It was Karl Lagerfeld's final curtain — even though he wasn't there. Celebrities, models and fashion industry peers who had gathered at Chanel's catwalk show Tuesday held a minute's silence to bid adieu to the iconic couturier, who died last month and did not want a public funeral....

Oprah makes McCartney scream in Paris as McQueen heads North

Mar. 4, 2019 4:27 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Words were almost inaudible amid the screams when Stella McCartney presented her collection at Paris Fashion Week Monday, which toyed with draping and upcycling. Such exuberant outbursts would usually come from the designer's fans. But it was McCartney herself who caused the commotion when...

Grace Jones rocks Zendaya show as Valentino gets ovation

Mar. 3, 2019 4:41 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — A one-off itinerant extravaganza courtesy of American designer Tommy Hilfiger's "buy-now" collaboration with actress-singer Zendaya gave Paris Fashion Week a case of Saturday night fever. On Sunday, Valentino's Pierpaolo Piccioli yet again received a standing ovation, and Thom Browne blurred...

Hermes dreams of stars in Paris; Elie Saab channels '70s

Mar. 2, 2019 3:33 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Hermes dreamt of the stars but failed to light a spark, while Elie Saab let its hair down and channeled the '70s. They were among design houses staging collections at Paris Fashion Week Saturday, as organizers were on heightened alert over the prospect of a 16th straight weekend of yellow...

Celine's Slimane unveils 70s show in Paris as Balmain rebels

Mar. 1, 2019 7:25 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Fashion rebel and designer Hedi Slimane returned to Paris Fashion Week to present his sophomore womenswear show Friday for storied brand Celine that riffed on the 70s. The sky was the limit for the 15-minute display, staged in a purpose-built Japanese-style building branded "CELINE" by the...