Latest Fashion design News

Prada charts line of business succession, tapping new CEO

Dec. 06, 2022 11:53 AM EST

MILAN (AP) — The Prada fashion house began charting a line of succession on its business side, announcing Tuesday that it is tapping a former LVMH executive as its next CEO and confirming that Miuccia Prada will continue in her creative roles. Andrea Guerra is set to be confirmed...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Dec. 02, 2022 10:58 AM EST

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Arizona election equipment was...

Exploring a memory: Designer re-creates a dress for Diana

Nov. 27, 2022 14:14 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — This is a dress with a story, and Elizabeth Emanuel wants to tell it. Shocking pink with a plunging, ruffled neckline and body-hugging shape, the gown was designed by Emanuel for Lady Diana Spencer to wear at a Buckingham Palace party a few days before her marriage to...

Black Sands Entertainment gets boost from Hart, ‘Shark Tank’

Nov. 26, 2022 09:10 AM EST

Six years ago, Manuel and Geiszel Godoy were only looking to fill a need for their daughter and children like her. But they ended up exceeding those expectations. Mr. and Mrs. Godoy, owners of Delaware-based Black Sands Entertainment, were unable to find children’s books and comics...

Alessandro Michele steps down as Gucci creative director

Nov. 23, 2022 20:04 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — Alessandro Michele is leaving his role as creative director of the Gucci, the fashion house announced Wednesday, bringing an end to an eight-year tenure that sharply redefined Gucci’s codes with romanticism and gender-fluidity, all the while powering revenues for the Kering parent....

Nigerian teens create fashion from trash to fight pollution

Nov. 20, 2022 14:03 PM EST

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Teenage climate activists in Nigeria's largest city are recycling trash into runway outfits for a “Trashion Show.” Chinedu Mogbo, founder of Greenfingers Wildlife Initiative, a conservation group working with the activists, said the show was designed to...

Kylie Jenner, fashion lovers laud Mugler at Brooklyn Museum

Nov. 16, 2022 11:58 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Draped in an archival cocoon cape and dragonfly printed bodysuit, Kylie Jenner paid homage to the late French designer Manfred Thierry Mugler and his revolutionary artistry, now on display at the Brooklyn Museum. The traveling exhibit “Thierry Mugler:...

For movie fans, a gift guide that goes beyond the cinema

Nov. 16, 2022 08:46 AM EST

For the film buff in your life, there are plenty of gift options that go beyond a ticket to the cinema. Here are some ideas to get the reels rolling. ACADEMY MUSEUM OF MOTION PICTURES VISIT (from $25) Any cinephile worth their salt should have the Academy Museum of...

Kim Kardashian honored at CFDA awards, calls for inclusivity

Nov. 08, 2022 12:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kim Kardashian was honored at Monday's Council of Fashion Designers of America Fashion Awards for her shapewear line and used the honor to call for designers to be inclusive for all body shapes. Kardashian was awarded the first-ever Innovation Award presented by...