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Journalism school's namesake apologizes for racist post

Sep. 20, 2018 12:57 PM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The namesake of the University of Mississippi's journalism school is apologizing for his Facebook post that critics called racist. Ed Meek posted photos Wednesday of two black women in short dresses, which he said were taken "at 2 a.m. after a ballgame." He wrote real estate values...

The Gap steps into the men's athleisure game

Sep. 20, 2018 12:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Gap is stepping in to the men's athleisure wear game, which has exploded in recent years. The clothes are intended to be formal enough to wear to the office, at least on casual Friday, and suitable for the gym or yoga studio directly afterward. Gap's Hill City brand will roll out in...

Nicki Minaj struts into Fendi; Max Mara rewrites classics

Sep. 20, 2018 11:07 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Milan designers were letting go of streetwear and turning back to the basics of elegant design on the second day of Milan Fashion Week. That is not to say there is nothing for trendy youth. Designers are turning to materials like PVC to keep a street-smart edge. And they aren't giving up the...

Milan Fashion returns to elegance with Arbesser, N.21

Sep. 19, 2018 6:11 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Milan Fashion Week launched Wednesday on a note of optimism with news that sales have reached pre-crisis levels. The Italian Fashion Chamber says sales are expected to reach 90 billion euros ($105 billion) this year, matching levels of a decade ago, with exports driving growth of 3 percent....

Los Angeles takes step toward banning sale of fur products

Sep. 18, 2018 5:09 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles, one of the world's major fashion centers and long a symbol of glitz and glamour, is taking steps to ban the sale of new fur products, a move that would make it the largest city in the U.S. to do so. A proposal to ban the sale of fur products advanced in the City Council on...

Lithuania: Walmart to remove Soviet-themed shirts

Sep. 18, 2018 11:06 AM EDT

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Walmart has agreed to remove shirts with Soviet emblems from its online shop after three Baltic countries complained about the clothing, Lithuanian authorities said Tuesday. Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania were forcibly annexed by Moscow in 1940 and remained part of the Soviet...

Tracee Ellis Ross leads parade of pink on Emmys carpet

Sep. 18, 2018 2:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There were princess looks and stars pretty in pink, liquid metallics and a contingent in red for TV's big night at the Emmy Awards. Claire Foy in custom Calvin Klein by Appointment, Jessica Biel in ruffly Ralph & Russo and Scarlett Johansson in Balmain represented in white Monday, as...

Jenifer Lewis in Nike swoosh, Johansson a goddess at Emmys

Sep. 17, 2018 8:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jenifer Lewis stood with Nike in a bedazzled swoosh sweatshirt on the Emmys new gold carpet and Scarlett Johansson stunned as a goddess in white during the parade of fashion on TV's biggest night. Johansson's gown featured drop sleeves with a plunging neckline and high side slit. She posed...

Tisci's first Burberry show a London Fashion Week hit

Sep. 17, 2018 3:13 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — All eyes were on Burberry Monday as new chief creative officer Riccardo Tisci showed his first collection for the venerable British house. It was a diverse, wide-ranging show, both showcasing the brand's heritage and expanding on it. Earlier, Christopher Kane showed a provocative collection...

Chrissy Teigen sets the record straight on her last name

Sep. 17, 2018 8:43 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chrissy Teigen says people have been mispronouncing her last name for years, and she hasn't corrected them. But the model took to social media on Sunday to say it's not Teigen (TEE'-gihn), but Teigen (TY'-gihn). Off camera, her mother confirmed it with a "Yep!" The 32-year-old says she's...