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David Spade: Family coming together after Kate Spade's death

Jul. 20, 2018 8:53 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just a month after funeral services for his sister-in-law, comic-actor David Spade was back to business, promoting his new movie. But he also offered a few words about his family tragedy. Fashion designer Kate Spade was married to David's brother, entrepreneur Andy Spade. Kate Spade...

The Latest: Fashion takes center stage at SEC Media Days

Jul. 19, 2018 2:22 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on SEC Media Days (all times local): 2 p.m. The final session of SEC Media Days turned into a bit of a fashion show. Auburn's Deshaun Davis sported stylish sunglasses and an orange bow tie. Vanderbilt's LaDarius Wiley countered with a shiny red vest that matched his bow tie and...

Blockbuster not yet selling Russell Crowe's jockstrap

Jul. 18, 2018 3:12 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Everything in the closing Blockbuster video stores in Alaska is for sale, except the celebrity jockstrap. The Anchorage store is not yet selling the jockstrap worn by Russell Crowe in the 2005 movie "Cinderella Man" and other memorabilia previously owned by the actor, KTUU-TV...

The Latest: Bregman named All-Star Game MVP for go-ahead HR

Jul. 18, 2018 12:16 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on baseball's All-Star Game (all times local): 12:08 a.m. Alex Bregman has been named the All-Star Game MVP for his go-ahead homer in the 10th inning that sent the American League to an 8-6 victory. Bregman's homer was one of a record-breaking 10 in the game, but it put the AL...

'McQueen' examines career of a brilliant, troubled designer

Jul. 17, 2018 7:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The London fashion world didn't know quite what hit it when Alexander McQueen's disheveled models staggered down the runway at his 1995 "Highland Rape" show, their Scottish-inspired clothing ripped to expose breasts and nether regions. It was exactly the reaction that McQueen, then in his...

Fashion firms upend design routine to focus on speed, trends

Jul. 17, 2018 3:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prototypes? Passe. Fashion company Betabrand saw that knitwear was a hot style in sneakers and wanted to quickly jump on the trend for dressier shoes. It put a poll up on its website asking shoppers what style they liked, and based on that had a shoe for sale online in just one week. What...

Bregman embracing All-Star attention

Jul. 14, 2018 6:25 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston third baseman Alex Bregman is a first time All-Star, will appear in his first Home Run Derby next week and has tried his hand at modeling to help promote a new art, fashion and music event during All-Star week called MLB Assembly. The Astros' rising star is embracing all these new...

Swinging '60s styles up for auction from Sharon Tate estate

Jul. 11, 2018 7:02 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mini-dresses and a wedding dress are among the items from estate of actress Sharon Tate are going up for auction. Tate starred in the 1967 film "Valley of the Dolls" and was the toast of the swinging '60s social scene. She was murdered in Los Angeles by the notorious Charles Manson cult...

US first lady welcomed in Belgium with music and fashion

Jul. 11, 2018 5:38 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. first lady Melania Trump returned to the international stage Wednesday as she mingled with the spouses of America's closest allies over classical music, fashion and chocolate. As President Donald Trump harangued Germany and other allies at a NATO summit in Brussels, his wife chatted...

Superhero pose: Wonder Woman Gal Gadot visits kids' hospital

Jul. 9, 2018 3:04 PM EDT

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Movie star Gal Gadot surprised children at a Virginia hospital with a superpowered superhero moment: She visited them wearing her iconic Amazonian armor costume from the popular "Wonder Woman" film. Gadot doled out hugs, kisses, and autographs Friday at Inova Children's Hospital in...