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Kanye West vows to move Yeezy manufacturing to the Americas

Nov. 7, 2019 7:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A few fun facts about Kanye West: He's running for president in 2024, he recited color psychology to wife Kim Kardashian West as she sat in a morning bath Thursday, and he was fired at 16 for shoplifting at the Gap where he worked. West, with Kim in tow, let loose with those pearls and more...

Streep, Miranda and Stone are named as Met Gala co-chairs

Nov. 7, 2019 12:57 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Next year's Met Gala may be the closest we'll ever come to getting a Miranda Priestly moment at the starry event. Meryl Streep has been named as a co-chair of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute. The Oscar-winner played Priestly, a thinly veiled fictional version of Vogue...

Fans say farewell to legendary Puerto Rico astrologer

Nov. 6, 2019 7:12 PM EST

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Walter Mercado lay in his coffin Wednesday wearing a velvet suit that ranged in color from his favorite violet to dark blue as a teary woman stood nearby, transfixed by a screen that showed pictures of the legendary Puerto Rican astrologer surrounded by friends, family and his...

Buckingham Palace: Queen's new outfits won't use real fur

Nov. 6, 2019 8:03 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says new outfits designed for Queen Elizabeth II will not use real fur. The palace said Wednesday the decision does not mean the queen will dispose of all the fur outfits she already has. The palace statement says "the queen will continue to re-wear existing outfits in her...

The Latest: GOP Gov. Bevin isn't conceding race

Nov. 5, 2019 10:25 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on the Kentucky governor's race (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Republican Gov. Matt Bevin is not conceding his close race against Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear in Kentucky. Bevin told his supporters Tuesday night that the process needs to be followed in such a...

Ferrari to launch fashion collaboration with Armani

Nov. 4, 2019 11:36 AM EST

MILAN (AP) — Sportscar maker Ferrari on Monday announced a fashion collaboration with Giorgio Armani as part of its long-promised strategy to squeeze more value out of the storied company's allure. CEO Louis Camilleri told analysts that Ferrari aims to earn 10% of earnings before interest and taxes within...

Zac Posen, red carpet favorite, shuts down fashion label

Nov. 2, 2019 9:46 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Designer Zac Posen is shutting down his namesake label. Posen has been a red carpet favorite for close to two decades, known for glamorous, body-hugging gowns, often with long trains or big, flamboyant ruffles, for stars like Katie Holmes and Rihanna. An announcement from the label's...

Christians want Belgian opera's naked Joan of Arc banned

Oct. 30, 2019 5:07 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — A Christian association is trying to prevent Brussels opera house La Monnaie from staging a production of Arthur Honegger's oratorio "Jeanne d'Arc au bûcher," or "Joan of Arc at the Stake," in which the heroine appears dressed in men's clothes and, at one point, naked. The Pro Europa...

Online thrift stores give deal-hunters new ways to score

Oct. 30, 2019 10:11 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — It's not just eBay anymore. A slew of websites and apps act as virtual thrift stores for vintage devotees, deal hunters and those just looking to unload stuff they don't want anymore. These sites have proliferated as the recession of a decade ago and the slow comeback in wages since then...

Actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw dazzles with sheer variety of jobs

Oct. 29, 2019 11:49 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes it seems like Gugu Mbatha-Raw is playing some crazy version of showbiz Bingo. This is a woman who has assembled an astonishing variety of roles in her 36 years. Big-budget Hollywood blockbuster? Sure, "A Wrinkle in Time." What about an 18th-century English drama? Of course,...