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1970s sandals worn by Steve Jobs auctioned for $218K

Nov. 14, 2022 16:22 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California house where Steve Jobs co-founded Apple is a historical site, and now the sandals he wore while pacing its floors have been sold for nearly $220,000, according to an auction house. The “well used” brown suede Birkenstocks dating to the...

Review: 'Salvatore' fetes a life devoted to feet and fashion

Nov. 03, 2022 10:01 AM EDT

Next time you arrive home with aching, blistered feet after a long day, take heart: It’s not your feet that are the problem. It’s your shoes. And that comes from the master, the late Salvatore Ferragamo, who pronounces in director Luca Guadagnino’s loving documentary...

Titans QB Ryan Tannehill's ankle 'headed in right direction'

Oct. 26, 2022 20:17 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ryan Tannehill walked out wearing sneakers Wednesday to talk to reporters with no hint of a limp. Then the Tennessee Titans quarterback spent the next few minutes sidestepping questions about his sprained right ankle just as he dodges pass rushers trying to...

Is UK leader Rishi Sunak too rich to rule in tough times?

Oct. 26, 2022 15:15 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — As he makes tough decisions to stem Britain’s economic crisis, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak says he will “always protect the most vulnerable.” But the U.K.’s first prime minister of color is also its richest-ever leader — an ex-banker who once wore Prada...

Ralph Lauren draws A-list Hollywood crowd for sumptuous show

Oct. 14, 2022 13:09 PM EDT

SAN MARINO, Calif. (AP) — Bronx-born Ralph Lauren, a quintessential New Yorker, had never staged a runway show on the West Coast before. So clearly, with his first show in sunny California, he was going to go big — or, well, stay home. Big he went, staging a sumptuous display of...

Daniel Jones practices as Giants prepare for the Packers

Oct. 05, 2022 17:10 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Quarterback Daniel Jones' sprained left ankle has improved and he practiced on a limited basis Wednesday as the New York Giants started preparations for a game in London against the Green Bay Packers this weekend. Coach Brian Daboll seemed encouraged...

Hermes unveils its Paris show, as Ukraine's designers unite

Oct. 01, 2022 19:54 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A giant, glowing crystal rock upon a sand-colored carpet evoked a glamorous alien planet for Hermes’ champagne-sipping VIP guests. Earthen hues like browns, reds and yellows -- colors long-associated with the heritage brand -- were used at Saturday’s show to create...

Chloe goes for pared-down 1970s, riffing on disco in Paris

Sep. 29, 2022 17:16 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Chloe — the house that invented ready-to-wear — got almost ready-to-dance at Thursday’s installment of Paris Fashion Week as designer Gabriela Hearst developed disco fever, cracking open strobe lighting, colored 1970s disc motifs and grungy hair. And this season...

Fendi, Diesel open Milan Fashion Week with sense of renewal

Sep. 21, 2022 17:21 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Milan Fashion Week opened Wednesday with a sense of renewal. Milan's five-day calendar returned to near pre-COVID-19 levels with 68 runway shows, 104 presentations and 30 events. A crop of new designers appeared, including many of color, for perhaps the most diverse...

EXPLAINER: What to know about 'buy now, pay later'

Sep. 15, 2022 09:59 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Since the start of the pandemic, the option to “buy now, pay later” has skyrocketed in popularity, especially among young and low-income consumers who may not have ready access to traditional credit. If you shop online for clothes or furniture, sneakers or...