Latest Milan News

Sabato De Sarno named new Gucci creative director

Jan. 28, 2023 04:52 AM EST

MILAN (AP) — Italian designer Sabato De Sarno has been named the new creative director of Gucci, and will unveil his first collection during Milan Fashion Week next September, Gucci and parent company Kering announced Saturday. De Sarno has previously worked for Prada, Dolce &...

Former supermodel tells story of homelessness to revival

Jan. 22, 2023 03:12 AM EST

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — From selling juice at her local market in Jamaica at 11 years old to walking London Fashion Week with no modeling background, one thing has held true throughout Nadine Willis’ life. She is a people person. Her customers today at Publix would agree....

Armani, Kapoor bring tranquil close to Milan fashion week

Jan. 16, 2023 11:13 AM EST

MILAN (AP) — Milan Fashion Week closed four days of mostly menswear previews for next fall and winter on a note of tranquility. Italian fashion world stalwart Giorgio Armani took his admirers inside Milan’s hidden courtyards, islands of calm concealed from general view within...

Prada offers spare, cleansing looks at Milan Fashion Week

Jan. 15, 2023 18:12 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — The Milan menswear runway was full of spare looks for next fall and winter, as if the fashion world is taking a deep breath, to see what happens next. The color of the season: Black. The silhouette of the season: slim or relaxed, but mostly tailored. Bags:...

Dolce&Gabbana, Fendi ready to party in Milan

Jan. 14, 2023 14:07 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — Milan is ready to party, with menswear shows for next spring and winter focused on nighttime tailoring with playful accents. Think sparkles and glitter, fun silhouettes that invite shadow dancing, and sexy peeks at skin with tailoring tricks once reserved for the female wardrobe. ...

Gucci recasts itself during Milan Fashion Week

Jan. 13, 2023 18:57 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — Gucci offered another January surprise to kick off Milan Fashion Week menswear previews on Friday, taking a new direction after Alessandro Michele’s exit as creative director. Very much like Michele’s low-key debut eight years ago heading an in-house team, the...

At top of opera, Yoncheva worries about classical music

Dec. 30, 2022 12:50 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Sonya Yoncheva, a soprano at the top of her profession, worries about classical music. “My son, if I ask him, he always says, ‘I want to be like Ronaldo.’ And later, if I ask my girl, she will say, 'I want to be Lady Gaga and Beyoncé,’” the Bulgarian...

Aaron Judge becomes Yanks captain, with Derek Jeter at side

Dec. 21, 2022 21:12 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge stood for photo after photo as if at a wedding. And in a way it was: He had gotten hitched to the New York Yankees for the rest of his baseball life. Judge posed with his wife, parents, Yankees management, agents and even Derek Jeter and Willie Randolph,...

More questions than answers as EU corruption scandal unfolds

Dec. 17, 2022 03:18 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — No one answers the door or the phone at the offices of the two campaign groups linked to a cash-for-favors corruption scandal at the European Union’s parliament, allegedly involving Qatar. No light is visible inside. No Peace Without Justice (NPWJ), a pro-human...

Italy's La Scala opens season to Ukrainian protests

Dec. 07, 2022 17:23 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — Italy’s most treasured opera house, Teatro alla Scala, opened its new season Wednesday with the Russian opera “Boris Godunov,” against the backdrop of Ukrainian protests that the cultural event is a propaganda win for the Kremlin during Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. ...