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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...

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...

Savile Row's Ozwald Boateng debuts womenswear in Harlem

May. 6, 2019 10:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ozwald Boateng, the one-time wunderkind of London's Savile Row and the bespoke tailor to the stars, filled the historic Apollo Theater to its rafters in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance as he launched his first womenswear collection after 30-plus years in the...

Model in Sao Paulo dies after taking ill on catwalk

Apr. 27, 2019 9:35 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A model participating in Sao Paulo's Fashion Week has died after getting sick and falling on the catwalk. A statement from organizers said Tales Soares took ill Saturday while in a parade of fashion brand Ocksa. A medical team attended to him on the catwalk and Soares was later taken...

Fashion capital New York considers banning sale of fur

Apr. 17, 2019 7:10 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A burgeoning movement to outlaw fur is seeking to make its biggest statement yet in the fashion mecca of New York City. Lawmakers are pushing a measure that would ban the sale of all new fur products in the city where such garments were once common and style-setters including Marilyn...

Vera Wang, Reem Acra: Highlights from NY bridal fashion week

Apr. 16, 2019 11:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There was a church wedding with a Madonna soundtrack, a sit-down tea at a fancy Midtown hotel, and yards and yards of tulle and trains at April bridal fashion week in New York. Several dozen designers hosted the media and buyers for appointments or put together runway shows and...

AP Photos: Saris stand out on Indian fashion runway

Mar. 28, 2019 9:00 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — It's fashion season in India's capital, with the country's top designers showcasing their latest collections to lure the rapidly growing domestic and export markets for Indian haute couture. Before the styles debut on the runway lie days of planning, fittings and hair and makeup sessions...