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FILE - Jenna Lyons attends the amfAR Gala New York AIDS research benefit in New York on Feb. 6, 2019. The former J. Crew President and Creative Director has pivoted, and is now building her own brand on reality TV. Her new HBO Max show, “Stylish with Jenna Lyons,” which brings her design acumen to home, fashion and beauty projects, launches this week. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Jenna Lyons puts ‘real’ back into reality TV

Dec. 3, 2020 2:57 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Former J. Crew President Jenna Lyons knows a thing or two about building a brand, but now she’s ditched corporate life to build her own. Lyons started working as a J. Crew designer right out of school and took the brand from a floundering preppie catalog to a more upscale but...

This photo provided by the New York Jets shows  Jessica Mandler, New York Jets Vice President of Human Resources and Administration. The New York Jets had 27 female employees participate last Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020 in an online mentoring program for women run by Dress For Success Northern New Jersey. It is an affiliate of the nonprofit Dress For Success.  (New York Jets via AP)

Jets help empower women with online job mentoring event

Nov. 24, 2020 9:05 AM EST

Annette Guzman-Torres was feeling discouraged and frustrated, her anxiety fueled by the uncertainty of a bleak job market during the coronavirus pandemic. The 44-year-old married mother of two boys is close to finishing the capstone project for her doctorate from Capella University. She has a 3.77 GPA, is a...

A fan wearing a face mask as a precaution against the coronavirus cheers during Game 2 of the Korean Series, the Korea Baseball Organization's championship round, between Doosan Bears and NC Dinos at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

The Latest: UAlbany women's hoops postpones first 3 games

Nov. 23, 2020 7:18 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The University at Albany women’s basketball team has postponed its first three games following a surge of the novel coronavirus in the university community. UAlbany enacted a full campus pause on Nov. 10 and the women's...

This combination photo shows Apple CEO Tim Cook, from left, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow and singers Janelle Monae and Lizzo. Pride Media announced Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, that Cook, Maddow, Monae and Lizzo have made Out magazine's Out100 list, honoring the 100 most influential LGBTQ+ people of the year. (AP Photo)

Out magazine names Lizzo, Monae, Maddow to its Out100 list

Nov. 19, 2020 8:47 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Award-winning singers Lizzo and Janelle Monae, Apple CEO Tim Cook and MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow have made Out magazine’s 2020 Out100 list. Pride Media announced Thursday that its annual list honoring the 100 most influential LGBTQ+ people of the year includes 99-year-old trans...

FILE - Designers Lazaro Hernandez, left, and Jack McCollough attend the WSJ. Magazine 2019 Innovator Awards in New York on Nov. 6, 2019. The designer duo have been thinking about longterm changes to the way they and their colleagues work. In an interview they mused that maybe less is more and they don’t need to do runway shows with every collection. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Proenza designers reflect on getting off the 'hamster wheel'

Nov. 17, 2020 4:50 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — As New York was grinding to a halt in the spring, Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough, the designers behind Proenza Schouler, were a world away, trekking in Patagonia. They came back to a changed city. “Those first couple of weeks were obviously spent just figuring out how to keep...

Dancers perform during the inauguration of Fashion Week in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020. For the first time, designers in Latin America's largest fashion show, which wraps on Sunday, have been obliged to ensure 50% of their models are either Black, biracial or Indigenous. (AP Photo/Marcelo Chello)

Fashion-forward: Affirmative action hits Brazil's runways

Nov. 8, 2020 11:02 AM EST

SAO PAULO (AP) — Bold styles are usually the talk of the town for Sao Paulo Fashion Week. This year, couture connoisseurs in Brazil’s most cosmopolitan city have focused on the models — more specifically, the color of their skin. For the first time, designers in Latin America’s largest...

Lasaad El Beji Amine El Hrairia, a silk weaver In Tunis' Medina and that Hassan Ben Ayech, the designer for the Bardo Collection, uses, holds a fabric in Tunis, Monday Oct.5 , 2020. El Béji is an example of a local Tunisian artisan whose craft and production of high-quality hand-made material is being incorporated by these new sustainable fashion brands. (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi)

Eco-fashion offers a renaissance for new Tunisian brands

Nov. 8, 2020 2:56 AM EST

MAHDIA, Tunisia (AP) — The sun is setting by the time Tunisian fashion designer Chems Eddine Mechri reaches the breezy, seaside town of Mahdia. He has spent half the day driving in the scorching heat in pursuit of the precious, handmade fabrics he needs for his upcoming winter collection. With a...

Dimitry Montigny embraces Jessica Peloquin, left, after laying flowers in front of Suzanne Clermont's house in Quebec City, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020. Clermont was named as one of two people killed Saturday night by a man wielding a sword. Peloquin, who took the 911 call, was in tears. (Jacques Boissinot/The Canadian Press via AP)

Sword-wielding man arrested after Halloween deaths in Quebec

Nov. 1, 2020 9:34 PM EST

QUEBEC CITY (AP) — A man dressed in medieval clothing and armed with a Japanese sword was arrested Sunday on suspicion of killing two people and wounding five others on Halloween near the historic Château Frontenac hotel in Quebec City. The attack on randomly chosen victims went on for nearly 2 1/2...

Police arrest suspect after stabbings in Quebec City kills 2

Nov. 1, 2020 1:14 AM EST

QUEBEC CITY (AP) — Police in Quebec City early Sunday arrested a man who killed two people and injured five others near the provincial legislature on Halloween. The provincial police earlier said they were looking for a man dressed in medieval clothing and armed with a bladed weapon who has left...

This image released by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York shows a view of The Costume Institute’s exhibition

Sans gala or red carpet, a stylish fashion show at the Met

Oct. 30, 2020 5:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The annual hoopla around the celebrity-studded Met Gala is so intense, it's often forgotten who the real star is: the fashion exhibit inside. This year, it's the only star. A stylish Costume Institute show at the Metropolitan Museum has opened, six months behind schedule. But what’s...