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‘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...

List of winners at 75th Tony Awards

Jun. 12, 2022 23:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The list of winners at the 75th Tony Awards, being held Sunday in New York: — Best Musical: “A Strange Loop” — Best Play: “The Lehman Trilogy.” — Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play: Simon Russell...

Something old, something new — the costumes of Downton Abbey

May. 19, 2022 13:03 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue — all these elements went into the costuming of “Downton Abbey: A New Era.” While that phrase is usually applied to good luck tokens worn by brides on their big day, the new period drama not...