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Stella McCartney's show at Paris Fashion Week says sustainability doesn't sacrifice luxury

Mar. 04, 2024 09:33 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — A greenhouse in Paris’ Parc Andre Citroen was a fitting stage for Stella McCartney's ecology-minded showcase at Paris Fashion Week on Monday. The British-American designer had star-studded endorsements — a front row with the two surviving members of The Beatles,...

Paris Fashion Week: Valentino puts on opulent study in black, as McGirr unveils McQueen debut

Mar. 03, 2024 17:45 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — The gilded salons of a grand 18th-century townhouse were the hallowed venue for Valentino’s latest fashion display on Sunday – an ode to black. This monochromatic collection gleamed and glistened under crystal chandeliers amid myriad textures and materials, inspired by great...

A fusion of eras, cultures and styles hits Paris Fashion Week runways

Mar. 02, 2024 10:38 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — On a rain-soaked Saturday at Paris Fashion Week, the luxury world saw a spectacle of contrasts, where the audacious spirit of punk melded with quiet luxury and historical elegance. Displays blurred the lines between rebellion and refinement, presenting collections that navigated...

Iris Apfel, fashion icon known for her eye-catching style, dies at 102

Mar. 01, 2024 22:59 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Iris Apfel, a textile expert, interior designer and fashion celebrity known for her eccentric style, has died. She was 102. Her death was confirmed by her commercial agent, Lori Sale, who called Apfel “extraordinary.” No cause of death was given. It was also...

Loewe fuses high and low, tailoring and couture, to wow Paris Fashion Week

Mar. 01, 2024 18:40 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — A green labyrinthine art gallery surrounded Loewe’s luminaries on Friday where they breathed crisp air from enveloping woodland on Paris’ eastern edge, among the ancient stones of Chateau de Vincennes. The gallery-decor walls were lined with the framed, wooded...

New designer Chemena Kamali reboots Chloe with a 1970s-tinged debut at Paris Fashion Week

Feb. 29, 2024 16:15 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Chloe revisited its vibrant 1970s essence, infused with late Karl Lagerfeld’s indelible influence, while propelling the brand into a new era for the debut show of its new designer Chemena Kamali on Thursday at Paris Fashion Week. Despite Lagerfeld’s lasting...

Paris Fashion Week blends history with the future in fall ready-to-wear collections

Feb. 28, 2024 17:51 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Paris Fashion Week’s fall shows, headlining with Balmain, traversed an encyclopedic range from history to the future, blending tradition with cutting-edge innovation. Designers delved into archives on Wednesday to reinterpret the past while projecting forward with...

Dior celebrates the 1960s and the origins of ready-to-wear at Paris Fashion Week

Feb. 27, 2024 17:33 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Sculptural figures resembling cane warriors, clad in billowing dresses that evoked skeletal forms, stood sentinel on Dior’s runway Tuesday, presenting a visual metaphor for the protection of vanishing cultures. The display marked another chapter in Maria Grazia Chiuri ’s ongoing...

MILAN FASHION PHOTOS: Feben, Rave Review promote looks for women of all shapes, ages and sizes

Feb. 25, 2024 15:08 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — London-based designer Feben opened the last day of Milan Fashion Week with a refreshingly diverse runway in every way, both in size and race. “I think why you are not seeing that around is because you are not seeing a lot of Black women in creative roles,” said the...

Armani offers hope for a better season with winter flowers as he closes Milan Fashion Week

Feb. 25, 2024 10:20 AM EST

MILAN (AP) — Giorgio Armani’s collection for the next cold weather season, previewed on the last day of Milan Fashion Week on Sunday, embraces the designer's love of nature and admiration of Asian cultures expressed in his trademark flowing and flattering tailoring. Think garden...