Fashion design

November 17, 2017 - 6:25 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Supermodel Gigi Hadid says she will not be walking the Victoria's Secret fashion show in Shanghai next week, a few months after Chinese internet users accused her of racist behavior. Hadid said in a post on her Twitter account Friday: "I'm so bummed I won't be able to make it to...
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2016 file photo, Louis C.K. arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. The New York premiere of Louis C.K.’s controversial new film “I Love You, Daddy” has been canceled amid swirling controversy over the film and the comedian. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
November 10, 2017 - 3:49 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Comedian Louis C.K. has been accused of sexual misconduct toward several women, including masturbating in front of them to their horror and embarrassment, according to a report in The New York Times. Comedians Dana Min Goodman, Abby Schachner, Julia Wolov, Rebecca Corry allege the...
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FILE - In this Saturday, June 23, 2012, file photo, British fashion designer Christopher Bailey receives applause from the audience after presenting Burberry Prorsum, from the men's Spring-Summer 2013 collection, part of the Milan Fashion Week, in Milan, Italy. Burberry’s chief creative officer and president will be leaving the company by the end of 2018. The luxury retailer said Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 that Christopher Bailey has decided it was time to “pursue new creative projects.” (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, file)
October 31, 2017 - 3:11 pm
LONDON (AP) — Designer Christopher Bailey, who was replaced as Burberry chief executive earlier this year, will leave the British brand in 2018, ending a 17-year stint in which he helped transform a company once known mainly for trench coats into a global luxury icon. Bailey added the title of CEO...
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Zendaya, recipient of the Style Star award, turns back for photographers at the 3rd annual InStyle Awards at the Getty Center on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
October 24, 2017 - 4:37 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Empowerment was the de facto theme at the third annual InStyle Awards Monday night, where Hollywood and fashion A-listers from Cate Blanchett and Zendaya to Cindy Crawford gathered on an open-air patio at The Getty Center to celebrate one another and those behind the scenes that...
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FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2017 file photo, Italian fashion designer Giorgio Armani acknowledges the applause after presenting his Emporio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2017-2018 collection, part of the Milan Fashion Week, unveiled in Milan, Italy. In an interview with Corriere della Sera published Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, Armani broke the silence, saying that after he dies, three people that he names will be put in charge of the foundation that he created last year as a succession tool. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, files)
October 23, 2017 - 8:10 am
MILAN (AP) — Giorgio Armani says he has devised a succession plan that will prevent his fashion empire from being split up into pieces. The 83-year-old Armani is one of the founding designers of Milan ready-to-wear. He has kept a firm grip on the privately run fashion group Giorgio Armani SpA,...
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Pictures of French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent, left, and Pierre Berge are displayed at the Yves Saint Laurent museum, in Paris, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. Less than three weeks since the inauguration of a Paris-based museum dedicated to him, The Yves Saint Laurent museum has opened its doors to the public in Marrakech, the Moroccan city beloved by the fashion designer. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
October 19, 2017 - 7:04 am
MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — The Yves Saint Laurent museum in Marrakech, the Moroccan city beloved by the fashion designer, has opened its doors to the public. It comes less than three weeks after a Paris-based museum dedicated to him opened. The Marrakech museum, designed by the French architectural...
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FILE - In this June 7, 2017 file photo, Donna Karan attends the 2017 Urban Zen Stephan Weiss Apple Awards in New York. Karan says she is apologetic and embarrassed about the remarks she made last week that suggested sexual harassment victims were "asking for it" by the way they dressed. Her comments on a red carpet touched off outrage online in wake of allegations against fallen mogul Harvey Weinstein. (Photo by Christopher Smith/Invision/AP, File)
October 17, 2017 - 8:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fashion designer Donna Karan is begging forgiveness for her on-camera victim shaming when she was asked last week about the case of fallen entertainment mogul Harvey Weinstein. She told Women's Wear Daily in an interview published Monday that her comments were "stupid" in suggesting...
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FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2017 file photo, fashion designers Keren Craig, left, and Georgina Chapman, co-founders of Marchesa, attend a special screening of "Wind River", in New York. Chapman took what some believed was her only brand-saving leap Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, as sex abuse allegations against her husband Harvey Weinstein mounted. Breaking her six-day silence when she told People she was leaving the film mogul she married in 2007. The divorce revelation came as some on social media called for a Marchesa boycott. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
October 10, 2017 - 10:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Designers Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig are two fashion swans worthy of the red carpet gowns they create for A-list stars. So exactly how will their dramatic luxury brand Marchesa fare in the onslaught of sexual abuse claims against Chapman's disgraced husband, Harvey Weinstein?...
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People walk on the champs Elysees avenue during the "day without cars", with the Arc de Triomphe in background, in Paris, France, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. Parisians and tourists are being encouraged to stroll through the city as officials have banned cars from its streets for a day, the first time the entire city is being handed over to ramblers, cyclists and roller-bladers. (AP Photo/Thiabult Camus)
October 01, 2017 - 12:30 pm
PARIS (AP) — Parisians and tourists were encouraged to stroll through the City of Light on Sunday as officials banned cars from its streets for a day. Paris has experimented with car-free days in the past, but Sunday marked the first time the entire city was handed over to ramblers, cyclists and...
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In this Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 photo, from left, Maria and Kylie DeLuca, of Henryville, Pa., pose with Laci and Caroline Verkaik, of Marshalls Creek, Pa., in Stroudsburg, Pa. Kylie and Laci were briefly switched at birth before being reunited with their correct families at a New Jersey hospital. By chance the two families crossed paths a second time after they both moved to the Poconos. (Keith R. Stevenson /Pocono Record via AP)
September 30, 2017 - 3:05 am
MARSHALLS CREEK, Pa. (AP) — Caroline Verkaik, then 36, was living in Passaic, New Jersey, when she got the word. About to give birth, a big storm was approaching and she needed to get to the hospital quickly. It was Feb 10, 2006. Her daughter was born healthy, but because of a cesarean section,...
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