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Memorabilia from Springsteen to 'Phantom' set for auction

Apr. 19, 2021 10:42 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen, Hugh Jackman, Elton John, Bette Midler, Christine Baranski, Steve Martin and Tina Fey have all raided their closets to offer up personal items for a charity online auction, with one prize being a key prop from the worldwide smash musical “The Phantom of...

Fashion industry evolves, as virus forces a rethink

Apr. 18, 2021 02:34 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The pandemic has torn a multibillion-dollar bite out of the fabric of Europe's fashion industry, stopped runway shows and forced brands to show their designs digitally instead. Now, amid hopes of a return to near-normality by the year’s end, the industry...

Issa Rae gives new creatives a hand, talks ending ‘Insecure’

Apr. 16, 2021 14:20 PM EDT

New York (AP) — Issa Rae remembers what life was like when she was starting out in Hollywood: no money, and just hoping for a chance to be discovered. “It was about ‘I just want the exposure. I need the right person to see me and see my work’ and I feel like I can...

Gucci celebrates 100 years with Michele's 'Aria' collection

Apr. 15, 2021 16:38 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele is celebrating the fashion house’s 100th anniversary this year, giving historic sweep to a collection unveiled virtually Thursday that embraced its equestrian heritage, borrowed references from the Tom Ford-era and outright stole...

Gucci heirs worry over family depiction in Ridley Scott film

Apr. 15, 2021 13:04 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — The great-grandchildren of Guccio Gucci, who founded the luxury fashion house that bears his name a century ago in Florence, are appealing to filmmaker Ridley Scott to respect their family’s legacy in a new film that focuses on a sensational murder. ...

Costume Designers Guild to honor Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers

Apr. 12, 2021 09:28 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From “Grey’s Anatomy” to “Bridgerton,” television producers Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers have strived to work with costume designers to visually create appealing wardrobes to help tell their character's story. Now, both women will be...

Paul Andrew steps down as Ferragamo creative director

Apr. 08, 2021 10:04 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Designer Paul Andrew is stepping down as creative director of Salvatore Ferragamo, effective in May, the fashion house said Thursday. Andrew joined the Florence-based company as women’s footwear designer in 2016 and was promoted to creative director for...

Designer Mossimo Giannulli released from California prison

Apr. 03, 2021 13:31 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli has been released from a California prison and is under home confinement following his imprisonment for his role in a college admissions bribery scheme, according to a person familiar with the matter. Giannulli, 57,...

Former teacher convicted of recording students undressing

Apr. 01, 2021 18:51 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida teacher was convicted Thursday of secretly recording 124 students and an adult teacher undressing over a period of nearly two years. Mark William Ackett, 52, pleaded guilty in Hillsborough County Circuit Court to more than 300 counts...

Fashionable Grammys: Doja Cat, Dua Lipa, Harry Styles' boas

Mar. 15, 2021 11:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Doja Cat went for neon feathers and a moto-inspired look zipped allll the way down and Cynthia Erivo stunned in a sparkling silver gown with gold accents by Louis Vuitton at the Grammys as music's big night Sunday offered a luxe fashion moment for the stars. ...