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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...

Chloe shows floral, ethnic motifs and bids Lagerfeld adieu

Feb. 28, 2019 5:05 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — High-collared, fluid silhouettes teeming with detail were the Paris Fashion Week recipe when Chloe showcased its latest winter collection and bid adieu to former designer Karl Lagerfeld, who died on Feb. 19. Rick Owens, meanwhile, pushed the envelope with a truly frightening and mesmerizing...

Lanvin makes a comeback at designer's debut show in Paris

Feb. 27, 2019 5:46 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — After several years in the creative wilderness, Lanvin has made a comeback. There was a palpable sense of relief — as well as praise — as noisy applause erupted at the end of the French couture house's catwalk show Wednesday, a debut from Bruno Sialelli, Lanvin's fourth designer...

Billy Porter speaks on Oscars gown and social media hate

Feb. 26, 2019 7:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Porter, speaking to Vogue before he walked the Oscars red carpet, knew what he was in for among some social media users: "People are going to be really uncomfortable with my black ass in a ball gown, but it's not anybody's business but mine." The remark from the Tony-winning stage...

Dior celebrates sisterhood, 'impertinent' girls in Paris

Feb. 26, 2019 5:19 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Designer Maria Grazia Chiuri once again celebrated feminism and sisterhood in her collection for Christian Dior at Paris Fashion Week, delving into the independent youth subculture styles of 1950s Britain. Wearing a marl Dior dress, Jennifer Lawrence swept down the stone steps inside the Rodin...

AP Photos: Vibrant Milan street fashion rivals runway shows

Feb. 25, 2019 11:34 AM EST

MILAN (AP) — For luxury fashion shows in cities like Milan, the runway scenes are rehearsed, the looks carefully chosen and styled, and the seating assignments determined by a clear pecking order. But since fashion is a creative endeavor with no real boundaries, vibrant scenes also unfold outside show...