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Japanese fashion designer Kansai Yamamoto speaks during an interview in Tokyo, in May, 2017.  Yamamoto, known for his avant-garde and colorful work that included flamboyant costumes of the late rock icon David Bowie has died of leukemia, his company said on Monday, July 27, 2020. He was 76.(Kyodo News via AP)

Japanese fashion designer Kansai Yamamoto dies at 76

Jul. 27, 2020 8:34 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese fashion designer Kansai Yamamoto, known for his avant-garde and colorful work that included flamboyant costumes of the late rock icon David Bowie, has died of leukemia, his company said Monday. He was 76. Yamamoto developed leukemia in February and was determined to recover and come...

A model wearing a face mask poses during a mask fashion show amid the coronavirus pandemic in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

AP PHOTOS: Masked fashion models walk Seoul runway

Jul. 24, 2020 9:25 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Models wearing a colorful range of face masks walked a runway Friday in South Korea’s capital, where health authorities are scrambling to stem a rise in coronavirus infections as people increasingly venture out in public. Lim Yeon-hee, the chief organizer of the Seoul...

Models wear creations during the unveiling of the Dior 2021 cruise collection in Lecce, southern Italy, Wednesday, July 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

Dior unveils 2021 Cruise in Lecce, Italy's Baroque capital

Jul. 22, 2020 5:07 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Dior creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri lured the French fashion house to her childhood haunt of Lecce, in southern Italy, to preview the 2021 cruise collection with a live destination show Wednesday that has become a fashion world rarity in the coronavirus era. But the show almost...

FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2018, file photo the designs of Stuart Weitzman are displayed in the The Pool, in the former Four Seasons Restaurant, during New York Fashion Week. The parent company of the Kate Spade, Stuart Weitzman and Coach fashion brands said Tuesday, July 21, 2020,  that Jide Zeitlin, its chairman and CEO, has resigned from the company and board for personal reasons, effective immediately. Zeitlin, who had been chairman since November 2014 of Tapestry Inc., took over as CEO in September 2019 after the New York-based company ousted its then-CEO Victor Luis.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

CEO of parent company of Coach and Kate Spade resigns

Jul. 21, 2020 7:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The CEO of the parent company of Kate Spade, Stuart Weitzman and Coach fashion brands resigned Tuesday citing allegations of misconduct by a woman with whom he had a relationship more than a decade ago. Jide Zeitlin had been Tapestry Inc.'s chairman since November 2014 and took over as CEO...

Fashion designer Vivienne Westwood stands in a giant bird cage in protest against the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the U.S., outside the Old Bailey court, in London, Tuesday, July 21, 2020. Assange is in London's Belmarsh Prison awaiting a full extradition hearing, which has been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Originally due to begin in May, it is now scheduled to start on Sept. 7 at the Old Bailey. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Designer Vivienne Westwood leads protest supporting Assange

Jul. 21, 2020 9:54 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Veteran fashion designer and activist Vivienne Westwood posed in a giant bird cage in London Tuesday to show her support for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and call for his extradition to the U.S. to be stopped. Dressed in a canary yellow outfit, the 79-year-old designer led protesters who...

Pedestrians pass by a screen showing a Versace model, during the Milan Digital Fashion Week, in Milan, Italy, Thursday, July 16, 2020. Forty fashion houses are presenting previews of menswear looks for next spring and summer and pre-collections for women in digital formats, due to concerns generated by the COVID-19. (Claudio Furlan/LaPresse via AP)

Zegna, Gucci rethink physical shows from digital platforms

Jul. 17, 2020 5:17 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — The coronavirus-provoked fashion runway rethink was in full swing on the last day of Milan’s first Digital Fashion Week. Ermengildo Zegna’s so-called Phygital presentation was a hybrid of physical and digital experiences that could be the harbinger for runway shows to come for...

Models wear creations as part of Dolce&Gabbana men's Spring-Summer 2021 collection, presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, July 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Colleen Barry)

Dolce&Gabbana preserve the live fashion show during pandemic

Jul. 15, 2020 4:21 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — An operatic pop trio belted out song from the center of a medical university plaza Wednesday while Dolce&Gabbana’s showed its latest men's collection in tones of summer blues and geometric prints. Just five months ago, there would have been little remarkable in such a scene. But...

FILE - In this April 3, 2019, file photo, actress Lori Loughlin, front, and her husband, clothing designer Mossimo Giannulli, left, depart federal court in Boston after a hearing in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. In a court filing on Monday, July 13, 2020, lawyers for the couple, who admitted to paying $500,000 to get their daughters into the University of Southern California as fake crew recruits, asked a judge to lower their bail from $1 million to $100,000, saying they will not flee ahead of their August sentencing in the college admissions bribery case. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Loughlin, Giannulli want $1M bail cut in college scam case

Jul. 14, 2020 4:29 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — "Full House” actor Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, want their bail cut from $1 million to $100,000, telling a judge they will not flee ahead of their sentencing in the college admissions bribery case. In a court filing on Monday, lawyers for the...

Pedestrians pass by a screen showing a Vivetta model during the Milan Digital Fashion Week, in Milan, Italy, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Forty fashion houses are presenting previews of menswear looks for next spring and summer and pre-collections for women in digital formats, due to concerns generated by the COVID-19. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Prada headlines Milan's first Digital Fashion Week

Jul. 14, 2020 2:50 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Prada headlined Day 1 of Milan’s first Digital Fashion Week on Tuesday with a series of out-sourced videos and the apt subtitle ‘’the show that never happened.’’ Luxury fashion is adapting to the coronavirus pandemic by moving runway shows onto digital...

FILE - In this Wednesday, June 20, 2018 file photo, Brooklyn Beckham poses for photographers upon his arrival at the V & A Summer Party in London. Brooklyn Beckham, son of retired soccer superstar David Beckham and former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham, and American actress Nicola Peltz have announced that they're engaged. Beckham and Peltz both posted the news on their Instagram accounts on Saturday July 11, 2020. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP, File)

Beckham son Brooklyn is engaged to actress Nicola Peltz

Jul. 11, 2020 1:03 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Brooklyn Beckham, son of retired soccer superstar David Beckham and fashion designer Victoria Beckham, and American actress Nicola Peltz have announced they're engaged. Beckham and Peltz both posted the news on their Instagram accounts Saturday. “Two weeks ago I asked my soulmate to...