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Milan fashion mainstay Giorgio Armani celebrates 90th birthday like any other day: at work

Jul. 11, 2024 15:12 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Milan fashion mainstay Giorgio Armani celebrated his 90th birthday on Thursday just like any other day —at work. “I couldn’t live my life any other way,’’ Armani told the Milan daily Corriere della Sera. “It wouldn’t be me if I stopped. When I was...

26 million tons of clothing end up in China's landfills each year, propelled by fast fashion

Jul. 10, 2024 16:55 PM EDT

WENZHOU, China (AP) — At a factory in Zhejiang province on China’s eastern coast, two mounds of discarded cotton clothing and bed linens, loosely separated into dark and light colors, pile up on a workroom floor. Jacket sleeves, collars and brand labels protrude from the stacks as workers...

From 'latte makeup' to 'girl dinners,' TikTok has launched tons of trends. Will its influence last?

Jul. 03, 2024 08:56 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — TikTok and its bite-sized videos arrived in the United States as a global version of the Chinese app Douyin. Less than six years later, the social media platform is deeply woven into the fabric of American consumerism, having shortened the shelf life of trends and revamped how...

Lanvin names design veteran Peter Copping as new artistic director

Jun. 27, 2024 10:39 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Lanvin, the world’s oldest continuously running couture house, named veteran designer Peter Copping on Thursday as its new artistic director. Founded in 1889 by Jeanne Lanvin and based in Paris, Lanvin will welcome Copping as the creative head of its women’s and...

Elie Saab's classic fall couture has foliage, shimmer — and capes for men

Jun. 26, 2024 17:56 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Elie Saab again transported his VIP guests, including Avril Lavigne and Ellie Goulding at Paris’ Musee des Arts Decoratifs, to a realm of magic and splendor. With silks and velvet, the Lebanese couturier once again conjured a fantastical, almost fairytale world of bridal queens,...

Chanel goes to the opera in a gleaming but designer-less couture collection

Jun. 25, 2024 17:57 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The show must go on, with aplomb. Chanel’s latest couture display Tuesday was a finely executed collection channeling theatricality. Few Parisian fashion houses can fill the Paris Opera and gain applause from Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour and other luminaries...

Dior’s Mount Olympus: A sporty couture homage to the Paris Games

Jun. 24, 2024 21:11 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Dior staged an homage to sport on the eve of the Paris Olympics on the grounds of the Musée Rodin on the first day of Paris Couture Week on Monday. The show let the sumptuous, lightweight silks — georgette, taffeta, tulle, and sporty jersey — speak for themselves,...

Vogue World celebrates French style, Olympics amid razzmatazz, as menswear season wraps up in Paris

Jun. 23, 2024 17:52 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French singing star Aya Nakamura warbled. Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid rode horses. While Venus and Serena Williams and Katy Perry modeled on the cobbles. This was Paris' Place Vendome as never seen before. On International Olympic Day, Vogue World took over the last...

Iconic designer Dries Van Noten stages his swan song show in Paris, retiring from fashion

Jun. 22, 2024 18:32 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The curtain fell and the disco ball was raised celebrating 38 years and 150 collections of Dries Van Noten, who staged his final fashion show Saturday at Paris Fashion Week. The Belgian fashion maestro, a member of the influential “Antwerp Six” known for his innovative and...

Dior's cats and dogs: Kim Jones unleashes a star-studded, art-inspired Paris collection

Jun. 21, 2024 16:41 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Kim Jones ’ starry collection for Dior was the fruit of an encounter with ceramicist Hylton Nel, whose pottery and ceramics, including animal motifs, gave the spring collection for the Parisian powerhouse a fun, arty—and domesticated lift. Here are some highlights...