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'Easy Rider' star, 1960s swashbuckler Peter Fonda dies at 79

Aug. 16, 2019 10:23 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic "Easy Rider," died Friday at his home of complications from lung cancer. He was 79. "I am very sad," Jane Fonda said in a statement....

Aidy Bryant tries her hand at fashion with plus-size line

Aug. 16, 2019 12:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — World, meet Pauline. Aidy Bryant has rolled out the start of a new plus-size fashion line named for her great aunt, but the "Saturday Night Live" star is starting small with just one dress in three blue styles, a solid, a stripe and a gingham. She dubbed the shirtdress the Lovington and it...

Versace apologies in flap over T-shirts sold in China

Aug. 11, 2019 5:56 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Italian fashion house Versace apologized Sunday in China for selling T-shirts that it said attached incorrect country names to cities, after being attacked on social media for challenging China's territorial integrity. Versace did not identify the T-shirt in its own post on Weibo, a popular...

Textiles evolving to meet demand for sustainable materials

Aug. 8, 2019 11:21 AM EDT

Whether it's how they're made or what they're made of, textiles are evolving to meet consumer demand for sustainability. "There's a real push for sustainability now, and the home textiles industry is waking up to that consumer call," says Shannon Maher, chair of Home Products Development at the Fashion Institute...

Betts hits 3 homers off Paxton as Red Sox rout Yankees again

Jul. 27, 2019 3:28 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Mookie Betts and the Boston Red Sox followed up one rout with another, capitalizing as the New York Yankees' starting pitchers faltered in historic fashion. Betts homered in his first three at-bats off James Paxton and added an RBI double as the Red Sox beat New York 10-5 on Friday night,...

Hollywood stars open wallets to Buttigieg's 2020 campaign

Jul. 18, 2019 2:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A-list celebrities seem to be opening their hearts — or at least their wallets — to Pete Buttigieg. The South Bend, Indiana, mayor was a virtual unknown months ago. But he used breakout town hall performances, viral moments and his biography as a millennial, gay military...

Mexico questions Louis Vuitton over possible appropriation

Jul. 10, 2019 6:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The French fashion house Louis Vuitton said Wednesday that it is in contact with Mexican artisans after the Mexican government criticized a new chair line over possible cultural appropriation, the second dispute of its kind in as many months between the country and the world of fashion. "We...

Fendi stages ethereal tribute to Lagerfeld in ancient Rome

Jul. 4, 2019 5:42 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Fendi paid tribute Thursday to the late Karl Lagerfeld with an ethereal haute couture show overlooking the monumental Colosseum from atop Palatine Hill. Hollywood A-listers Susan Sarandon and Catherine Zeta Jones, with her daughter Carys Zeta Douglas, had front row seats along with Italian...

Dion, Paltrow mingle with the organic at Valentino couture

Jul. 3, 2019 3:09 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Celine Dion and Gwyneth Paltrow added star power to the finale of Paris couture week by gracing the verdant Valentino collection. Meanwhile, Jean Paul Gaultier followed through on his pledge to go fur free, as Elie Saab reached a creative high with inspiration from China. Here are some...

The Latest: Bauer honors former teammate Skaggs

Jul. 2, 2019 10:19 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the death of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs (all times CDT): 9:15 p.m. Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer has Tyler Skaggs' No. 45 and his former teammate's initials written on his cap while pitching in Kansas City. Bauer played in the Arizona Diamondbacks...