Latest Fashion design News

For 'Hot Zone,' Margulies confronts claustrophobia and Ebola

May. 20, 2019 11:17 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Julianna Margulies knew she was claustrophobic. But she didn't realize just how much until she had to wear a sealed, full-body biosafety suit while filming the upcoming limited series "The Hot Zone." Margulies had to spend hours in the suit while filming the six-part show about...

Steven Van Zandt keeps on rocking but avoids the p-word

May. 20, 2019 10:43 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There's plenty of rock on Steven Van Zandt's first album of original material in 20 years. There's also soul and funk and some mean horn solos. What there isn't plenty of is politics. The bandana-wearing guitarist for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, who in the past has never been shy...

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...

Barbie joins prestigious ranks of fashion council honorees

May. 16, 2019 1:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gloria Steinem, Cecile Richards, Michelle Obama. Barbie? The Council of Fashion Designers of America will follow up those prestigious honorees of its Board of Directors' Tribute Award with the ever-evolving doll. The council said in a statement Thursday the idea is to celebrate Barbie as a...

Coach pleads to college admissions scam, could hurt Loughlin

May. 14, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former assistant soccer coach at the University of Southern California switched her plea to guilty Tuesday in the college admissions scam, admitting to creating fake athletic profiles for the children of wealthy parents, including actress Lori Loughlin and fashion designer Mossimo...

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....

Louis Vuitton show transports guests without flight at JFK

May. 9, 2019 1:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Louis Vuitton's cruise show transported guests back in time as it showcased flashy 1980s-inspired outfits in a decidedly retro venue: the spacey, once-abandoned TWA terminal at JFK Airport. The white concrete and glass structure, with its smooth curves invoking an aircraft from the future,...

Inside the Met Gala: Feathers, bling and ideas about 'camp'

May. 7, 2019 4:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The cocktail bar was shutting down, and guests were being encouraged to commence the elegant trek to dinner through the majestic halls of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. But Joan Collins had just swept in, channeling her famous "Dynasty" character, Alexis, in a tiered gown of fluffy white...