Latest Fashion design News

Paul Andrew steps down as Ferragamo creative director

Apr. 08, 2021 10:04 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Designer Paul Andrew is stepping down as creative director of Salvatore Ferragamo, effective in May, the fashion house said Thursday. Andrew joined the Florence-based company as women’s footwear designer in 2016 and was promoted to creative director for...

Designer Mossimo Giannulli released from California prison

Apr. 03, 2021 13:31 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli has been released from a California prison and is under home confinement following his imprisonment for his role in a college admissions bribery scheme, according to a person familiar with the matter. Giannulli, 57,...

Former teacher convicted of recording students undressing

Apr. 01, 2021 18:51 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida teacher was convicted Thursday of secretly recording 124 students and an adult teacher undressing over a period of nearly two years. Mark William Ackett, 52, pleaded guilty in Hillsborough County Circuit Court to more than 300 counts...

Fashionable Grammys: Doja Cat, Dua Lipa, Harry Styles' boas

Mar. 15, 2021 11:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Doja Cat went for neon feathers and a moto-inspired look zipped allll the way down and Cynthia Erivo stunned in a sparkling silver gown with gold accents by Louis Vuitton at the Grammys as music's big night Sunday offered a luxe fashion moment for the stars. ...

Ladies night: Beyoncé, Swift make history as others win big

Mar. 15, 2021 02:22 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Female performers including Beyoncé and Taylor Swift had a record-making night at the 2021 Grammy Awards, a jam-packed but socially distanced show highlighted by live music sorely absent during the pandemic era. Four women won the top four prizes...

The Latest: Billie Eilish wins record of the year at Grammys

Mar. 14, 2021 23:50 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Grammy Awards (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Billie Eillish has won the Grammy Award for record of the year for the second straight year. The 19-year-old Eillish won on Sunday night for...

Enterprising fashion designer smashes glass runways

Mar. 07, 2021 12:23 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.. (AP) — As a little girl, Jalina Colón’s grandmother taught her how to hand sew. The first item she remembers making was a pillowcase dress for her stuffed animal, Henrietta the Pig. “I made my own little line of dresses for all my toys,” Colón...

Dolce&Gabbana seeks over $600M damages from 2 US bloggers

Mar. 06, 2021 20:54 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — The Milan fashion house Dolce&Gabbana has filed a defamation suit in an Italian court seeking over $600 million in damages from two U.S. fashion bloggers who reposted anti-Asian comments attributed to one of the designers that led to a boycott by Asian consumers. ...

Cuba's struggling entrepreneurs look to Biden with hope

Mar. 05, 2021 12:31 PM EST

HAVANA (AP) — Business was booming for a trendy little clothing shop called Clandestina in the heart of Old Havana, one of thousands of new private businesses that had arisen in what was once a near-wholly state-run socialist economy. A torrent of tourists poured...

Milan designers hit reset button during digital fashion week

Mar. 04, 2021 09:54 AM EST

MILAN (AP) — Fashion is off the hamster wheel, taking a deep breath that is allowing some freshness to seep into the once relentless cycle. “It is so weird thinking about fashion, and the kind of hamster wheel of fashion, and how we never had a break and always...