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Hermes style has 1980s kick, Loewe goes conceptual in Paris

Jan. 22, 2022 15:00 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Hermes led the pack on Saturday’s installment of Paris Fashion Week as its veteran menswear designer, Veronique Nichanian, delivered an atypical glam rock twist to her luxuriant wares. There was no far-flung concept, gimmick or muse, unlike in most Paris shows,...

Oxford artist hits it big, seeks community’s help

Jan. 22, 2022 00:05 AM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Local artist, designer and business owner Timber Heard shot for the stars and hit her target, but she is asking for community support to take her next big step. Heard designs handbags and jewelry pieces and creates custom orders for customers through her...

Dior reconstructs Paris in spectacular Fashion Week show

Jan. 21, 2022 16:01 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Dior took over Paris’ iconic Place de la Concorde for a menswear show Friday whose theme was none other than the city of Paris itself. Inside an annex, fashion editors joined a front row including Naomi Campbell to marvel at the heritage house’s spectacular decor....

Louis Vuitton stages Virgil Abloh swansong in Paris

Jan. 20, 2022 16:20 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Louis Vuitton pulled out the stops Thursday to present the final collection of Virgil Abloh, the house’s first African-American creative director who died in November after a two-year battle with cancer. The stage of a bedroom, staircase, trampoline and smoking...

French actor Gaspard Ulliel, 37, dies after ski accident

Jan. 19, 2022 16:29 PM EST

LYON, France (AP) — French actor Gaspard Ulliel, known for appearing in Chanel perfume ads as well as film and television roles, died Wednesday after a skiing accident in the Alps, local authorities said. He was 37. Ulliel portrayed the young Hannibal Lecter in 2007's “Hannibal...

Pioneering fashion journalist André Leon Talley dies at 73

Jan. 19, 2022 15:38 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — André Leon Talley, a towering and highly visible figure of the fashion world who made history as a rare Black editor in an overwhelmingly white industry, has died. He was 73. The death Tuesday of Talley, the influential former creative director and editor at large...

Emerging talents in spotlight at hybrid Paris Fashion Week

Jan. 19, 2022 13:54 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — A spattering of Paris Fashion Week menswear shows began in earnest this week for the fall-winter season, with French virus restrictions forcing many to an online-only presence. Yet those brands that chose to maintain physical shows — like AMI on Wednesday — may...

K-Way windbreaker brand taps hip new market with R&D line

Jan. 18, 2022 03:22 AM EST

MILAN (AP) — K-way, the Franco-Italian brand synonymous with windbreakers, is stepping into luxury fashion with its first live runway show ever on the closing day of Milan Fashion Week. The Milan-based brand has been edging into the space with collaborations for such fashion...

Jeff Goldblum, Kyle MacLachlan bookend Prada menswear show

Jan. 16, 2022 16:25 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — Jeff Goldblum infused Milan Fashion Week with some levity on Sunday as he shimmied down the Prada runway in a dark overcoat that cast a dramatic silhouette. The latest menswear collection in the two-year-old collaboration between Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons as...

Fendi leads Milan trends with feminine silhouettes for men

Jan. 15, 2022 16:40 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — Milan menswear designers seem to have decided on the answer, but the question remains: Have the pandemic lockdowns emboldened men to embrace a more feminine silhouette, including skirts, mini-dresses and cape coats? The Milan Fashion Week of previews for next winter...