Latest Fashion shows News

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...

Cuba's struggling entrepreneurs look to Biden with hope

Mar. 05, 2021 12:31 PM EST

HAVANA (AP) — Business was booming for a trendy little clothing shop called Clandestina in the heart of Old Havana, one of thousands of new private businesses that had arisen in what was once a near-wholly state-run socialist economy. A torrent of tourists poured...

Milan designers hit reset button during digital fashion week

Mar. 04, 2021 09:54 AM EST

MILAN (AP) — Fashion is off the hamster wheel, taking a deep breath that is allowing some freshness to seep into the once relentless cycle. “It is so weird thinking about fashion, and the kind of hamster wheel of fashion, and how we never had a break and always...

Christian Siriano offers mountain glam for 2nd pandemic show

Feb. 25, 2021 19:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Christian Siriano opened his second show of the pandemic Thursday with two ladies in bed, models who emerged flawless in black one-pieces, then dressed for all to see before hitting the runway. It was a dreamy, color-saturated show during a tough time...

Prada sees virtues to preserve in digital runways

Feb. 25, 2021 15:18 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — Miuccia Prada has adapted to the digital runway and isn’t ready to give up its lessons when the pandemic is over. Prada showed her first fall-winter collaboration with Raf Simons on Thursday, the camera following models as they traverse architectural...

Del Core intros new brand with live show during digital MFW

Feb. 24, 2021 14:29 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — It was a lockdown well-spent for Daniel Del Core. The German designer chose the unlikely moment when the world was reeling from the coronavirus last spring and the luxury sector was experiencing its deepest profit drops ever to conceive a new brand, under...

5 Africa-born designers open digital Milan Fashion Week

Feb. 24, 2021 11:13 AM EST

MILAN (AP) — Five designers of African origin making their runway debuts opened Milan Fashion Week on Wednesday under the banner “We are Made in Italy,” having nurtured dreams deemed fanciful in their native countries and which faced considerable obstacles coming to fruition in their...

BLM in Italian Fashion campaign shows early tangible results

Feb. 23, 2021 13:27 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — A digital runway show by five Italian fashion designers of African origin opens Milan Fashion Week on Wednesday, one tangible result of a campaign launched last summer by the only Black Italian designer belonging to the Milan fashion chamber. ...