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Issey Miyake, known for bold sculpted designs, dies at 84

Aug. 09, 2022 21:27 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Issey Miyake, who built one of Japan’s biggest fashion brands and was known for his boldly sculpted pleated pieces as well as former Apple CEO Steve Jobs’ black turtlenecks, has died. He was 84. Miyake died last Friday of liver cancer, Miyake Design Office said...

Japanese media reports say fashion designer Issey Miyake, reputed for his signature pleats, has died at age 84

Aug. 09, 2022 05:31 AM EDT
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese media reports say fashion designer Issey Miyake, reputed for his signature pleats, has died at age 84.

Will Smith posts an apology video for slapping Chris Rock

Jul. 29, 2022 15:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Will Smith has again apologized to Chris Rock for slapping him during the Oscar telecast in a new video, saying that his behavior was “unacceptable” and that he had reached out to the comedian to discuss the incident but was told Rock wasn't ready. “There is...

Nomad fashion show mixes ancient, modern

Jul. 24, 2022 02:39 AM EDT

CHOLPON-ATA, Kyrgyzstan (AP) — On the shore of one of the world's deepest lakes, high up in Kyrgyzstan's Tian Shan mountains, models strutted and sashayed in outfits mixing the ancient and modern at the World Nomads Fashion festival. The event, now in its third year, drew designers...

Shein clothing line drops Maya blouse as Mexico complains

Jul. 21, 2022 14:27 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The fast-fashion online clothing seller Shein said Thursday it has dropped an embroidered floral blouse after the Mexican government complained it appropriated designs made for generations by Mayan women on Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula. The bold colored, heavily...

Funeral held for Ivana Trump; ex-president pays tribute

Jul. 20, 2022 19:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ivana Trump, the 1980s style icon and businesswoman who helped Donald Trump build the empire that put him on a road toward the White House, lived a “beautiful life,” the former president recalled as loved ones paid final respects to her Wednesday. The...

Greek Church protests baptism for celebrity same-sex parents

Jul. 19, 2022 08:23 AM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's Orthodox Church says it will send a letter of protest to the archbishop who heads the church in the United States after he baptized the children of celebrity fashion designer Peter Dundas and his partner, Evangelo Bousis. Archbishop Elpidophoros of...

Review: High couture dreams in 'Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris'

Jul. 14, 2022 11:54 AM EDT

Paul Gallico's 1958 novel “Mrs. ‘Arris Goes to Paris,” about a British cleaning lady with high couture dreams, wouldn’t seem to have even a stitch of contemporary relevance. Yet Anthony Fabian's charming adaptation, snuggly tailored to star Lesley Manville, proves the durability of a good...

‘Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris’ with dreams of owning Dior gown

Jul. 13, 2022 16:02 PM EDT

In “ Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris,” a middle-aged woman of very limited means in post-World War II London dreams of owning a Christian Dior gown. In 1957, however, at the height of Dior’s New Look renown, this was not a straightforward proposition. There was no London store or catalog to order...

Brittney Griner is the focus of WNBA All-Star weekend

Jul. 09, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Sue Bird and Sylvia Fowles are playing in the WNBA All-Star Game for the last time. Candace Parker and Kahleah Copper are looking for some bragging rights. Some of the league’s biggest stars get to try for a 4-point shot. And everyone is thinking about one person:...