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  • Menswear fashion week kicks off in Paris amid heat

    Updated: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    PARIS (AP) — As the fashion spotlight moved on from Milan — things heated up in Paris menswear, but mainly due to the sweltering weather that left celebrity guests uncomfortable on the front rows. Among them were singer Joe Jonas and former One Direction star Zayn Malik. Here are the highlights...

  • New documentary 'Fresh Dressed' explores hip-hop fashion

    Updated: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — From slave-era church outfits and Little Richard to the South Bronx and Dapper Dan the knockoff king of Harlem, the roots of hip-hop culture stretch beyond the music. They stretch to "fresh," that feeling when your style game is on point, just right straight out of the box....

  • Presley's concert-worn jumpsuit to be auctioned at Graceland

    Updated: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A light blue jumpsuit worn by Elvis Presley during concerts in 1973 is one of more than 170 items being auctioned at Graceland in August. Graceland officials say the auction scheduled for Aug. 13 also will feature a jacket Presley wore in the film "Viva Las Vegas" and a...

  • De Niro lights up Armani front row as menswear goes feminine

    Updated: Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    MILAN (AP) — Is it a provocation or the next big thing? Women's dressing went mainstream for men like never before during Milan Fashion Week, which ended its four-day run on Tuesday. Gucci was the most extreme with lace shorts, satiny bow tops and floral suits — all for men. None of the looks...

  • Men’s Wearhouse launches national suit drive

    Linda Miller | Updated: Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    Donate gently worn professional clothing to help those entering or re-entering the workforce.

  • Skinny jeans 'fashion victim' collapses in park, crawls to help

    Published: Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    An Adelaide woman is forced to crawl from a park at night to get help after her skinny jeans cut the blood supply to her calf muscles, 891 ABC Adelaide reports. A consultant neurologist at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Associate Professor Thomas Kimber, told 891 ABC Adelaide the woman, 35,...

  • Milan designers blur gender lines

    Updated: Mon, Jun 22, 2015

    MILAN (AP) — Milan designers continue to blur the lines between female and male dressing, to various degrees. For some it is experimentation with textiles, but others are challenging to the core long-held assumptions about what best suits men and women. Here are some highlights from shows...

  • Gucci's new designer serves up lace and ruffles for men

    Updated: Mon, Jun 22, 2015

    MILAN (AP) — Sugar and spice and everything nice is no longer just the purview of girls — at least, according to the vision laid out in Milan by Gucci's new creative director Alessandro Michele. That, too, is what boys are made of, along with lots of lace, ruffles, bows, embroidery, crocheting...

  • Prada analyses modesty in an era of self-promotion

    Updated: Sun, Jun 21, 2015

    MILAN (AP) — Silky comfort is emerging as a trend on the second day of menswear previews for next spring and summer during Milan Fashion Week. Bottega Veneta designer Tomas Maier joined colleagues Versace and Dolce&Gabbana in offering silken pajama-inspired looks, down to the classic stripe,...

  • Designer Todd Oldham to have solo exhibit at RISD museum

    Updated: Sun, Jun 21, 2015

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An upcoming exhibit will focus on designer Todd Oldham's runway opus of the 1990s. The designer's playful point of view will be on display next spring at the Rhode Island School of Design Museum. The show, "All of Everything: Todd Oldham Fashion," will be the first solo...

  • Tim Robbins takes in Emporio Armani as Fashion Week opens

    Updated: Sat, Jun 20, 2015

    MILAN (AP) — Italy's fashion capital is getting a little more traffic than usual as Milan Fashion Week kicks off, thanks to the Expo 2015 world's fair at the city's gates, now in its second month. Four days of menswear previews for next spring and summer began Saturday with Emporio Armani,...

  • Up next at Target: Customized jewelry and plaid

    Linda Miller | Updated: Fri, Jun 19, 2015

    Target is going mad for plaid in August but first up is a DIY-style designer jewelry collection.

  • Hats, heels, haute couture feature at Royal Ascot

    Updated: Thu, Jun 18, 2015

    LONDON (AP) — Feathers. Flowers. Frippery. Hats with all sorts of trimmings were on display Thursday at Ladies Day at Royal Ascot, a five-day festival of horse racing and headwear that is the centerpiece of England's summer social season. Hats are a must at Ascot — the more eye-catching the...

  • Sarah Jessica Parker is the face of Jordache

    Linda Miller | Updated: Thu, Jun 18, 2015

    Jordache updates some of its popular styles from the ‘70s and ‘80s. with Sarah Jessica Parker as the face of the brand.

  • Melissa Rivers joins 'Fashion Police' as co-host this summer

    Updated: Wed, Jun 17, 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Melissa Rivers is taking her late mother's place as co-host of the TV series "Fashion Police." The E! channel said Wednesday that Rivers will join fellow hosts Giuliana Rancic and Brad Goreski when the celebrity fashion critique series returns this summer. Rivers will...



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