• Massimo Giorgetti makes Pucci debut

    Updated: Thu, Sep 24, 2015

    MILAN (AP) — Milan designers looked to the sea and the forest for inspiration for warm weather looks being previewed during Milan Fashion Week. After a drenching opening day, the sun came out for the second day of womenswear previews for next spring and summer on Thursday, lightening moods and allowing the fashion crowd again to show off its style prowess on the streets of Milan, after a day spent dashing from cabs and cars to umbrellas. Some highlights from Thursday's shows: ___ FENDI Maid Marian wouldn't have needed Robin Hood to defend her in these threads and skins.

  • Fashion show in Oklahoma City will benefit Children's Hospital Foundation

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, Sep 24, 2015

    Classen Curve and Nichols Hills Plaza tenants will host the second annual Fall Fashion Show event Oct. 1, featuring fashions from some of the Oklahoma City area's favorite boutiques.

  • Kevin Durant’s fall eyewear collection

    Linda Miller | Updated: Wed, Sep 23, 2015

    Kevin Durant’s eyewear collection for fall has been expanded, plus there’s a chance to win a limited-edition KD optical set.

  • Courtney Love headlines for Plein at Milan Fashion Week

    Updated: Wed, Sep 23, 2015

    MILAN (AP) — While the Milan fashion scene cultivates youthful womenswear designers, some of the world's most iconic female rockers are taking the stage during Milan Fashion Week. Courtney Love and Debbie Harry are headlining on the sidelines of the six-day run of fashion previews for next spring and summer. Love sent the audacious German designer Philipp Plein's catwalk reverberating Wednesday night as fashion week kicked off, while Harry performs this weekend at the amfAR charity auction to raise money for AIDS research. On the runway, it's a season of musical chairs. Designer Peter Dundas has left Emilio Pucci's fashion house for Roberto Cavalli's, replaced by Massimo Giorgetti formerly of MSGM while Arthur Arbesser make

  • New York Film Festival to host Albert Maysles tribute

    Updated: Mon, Sep 21, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Lincoln Center will host a tribute to the late documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles during the upcoming New York Film Festival. The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced Monday that the event, co-hosted by the Maysles family, will take place October 4 at Alice Tully Hall. Maysles will be celebrated with in-person guests, clips from his work and special attention to his work with Maysles Documentary Center, the Harlem nonprofit he co-founded. Maysles died in March at the age of 88. His 60-year career spanned seminal documentaries of so-called "direct cinema," including "Gimme Shelter," ''Grey Gardens" and "Salesman." The 53rd New York Film Festival begins Friday.

  • Box Office Top 20: 'Maze Runner' scorches 'Black Mass'

    Updated: Mon, Sep 21, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — "Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials" sprinted away with the box office lead with a $30.3 million debut that came in below its 2014 original but was still enough to surpass Johnny Depp's "Black Mass." Warner Bros.' Whitey Bulger drama opened with $22.6 million. A solid return for an R-rated adult drama, the debut brought relief to a bad box-office run for Depp following failures like "Mortdecai," ''Transcendence" and "The Lone Ranger." Opening in 545 IMAX and large-format screens, Universal's mountaineering thriller "Everest" took in $7.2 million ahead of its wider expansion. The top 20 movies at U.S.

  • Survey: Men who tuck their undershirts are happier and more successful

    Linda Miller | Updated: Mon, Sep 21, 2015

    Fruit of the Loom surveys men about their shirt-tucking habits and here is what was discovered

  • Benedict Cumberbatch joins fashion crowd at Burberry

    Updated: Mon, Sep 21, 2015

    LONDON (AP) — A live orchestra, a starry front row, clothes boasting a proud British heritage and craftsmanship: Burberry knows how to put on a crowd-pleasing spectacle. The luxury British design house blended fashion with entertainment in its biannual display at London Fashion Week Monday, a well-oiled production and a key event to boost sales and brand prestige. Actors Benedict Cumberbatch, Sienna Miller and Naomie Harris squeezed in the front row, joining a posse of models led by Kate Moss and Cara Delevingne. A new talking point this season was the live music: Burberry has put on music performances before, but not like this. Models sashayed around an orchestra pit housing a 32-piece orchestra and singer Alison Moyet, wh

  • London Fashion Week: Burberry, Erdem draw the stars

    Updated: Mon, Sep 21, 2015

    LONDON (AP) — London Fashion Week got into full swing Monday with a lineup of all the big names - Burberry's glamorous runway show drew stars from Benedict Cumberbatch to Sienna Miller, while fashion favorites Erdem and Christopher Kane impresssed with their signature designs. Here are the highlights from Day 4: ___ A DARK AND STORMY NIGHT AT ERDEM The theater where Erdem staged his show was so dark that countless guests tripped as they arrived. But it soon became clear it was so dangerously dim for a reason. The designer was trying to create an atmospheric Gothic landscape of swirling blue mist, relentless rain, thunder and howling winds - a perfect backdrop for his ethereal, darkly romantic dress collection.

  • Big night for HBO at Emmys with 'Veep,' 'Thrones'

    Updated: Mon, Sep 21, 2015

    HBO claimed the hardware at the annual Emmy Awards. Viola Davis, Jon Hamm and Tracy Morgan captured the hearts. In the 67th edition of the television awards show Sunday, Davis became the first woman of color to win best actress in a drama series. Hamm was a sentimental favorite for winning best actor in his last chance with "Mad Men," and Morgan was an emotional surprise in appearing onstage following his traumatic brain injury in an auto accident last year. For sheer awards tonnage, it was a triumph for HBO. The pay cable network won 14 awards Sunday night, with "Game of Thrones" named best drama, "Veep" best comedy and the miniseries "Olive Kitteridge" best limited series. The next closest network was Comedy Central w

  • The Latest: AP critic calls Samberg a smooth host

    Updated: Mon, Sep 21, 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Here's the latest from Sunday night's 67th annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, presented by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (all times local): 9:45 p.m. The verdict is in from AP television critic Frazier Moore on Andy Samberg's job as Emmy host: He was "smooth, saucy, purposefully goofy and self-assured," writes Moore in his review of Sunday night's show. ___ 9 p.m. At the Emmys official after party, the Governors Ball, winner Amy Schumer made a beeline for the trophy engraving table, where she had her statuette personalized. Meanwhile, Louis CK and Jessica Lange were deep in conversation, while Jeffrey Tambor and Jill Soloway sat at a

  • Who took the Emmys red carpet? Taraji P. Henson

    Updated: Sun, Sep 20, 2015

    Heidi Klum led the yellow charge on the red carpet, but Taraji P. Henson won the night at the 67th annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Our fashion five from Sunday night: ___ HENSON Her black custom Alexander Wang did her "Empire" character Cookie Lyon proud. Eric Wilson, fashion news director for InStyle magazine, called the gown fantastic and said its "transparency through the skirt and a keyhole cutout with tough chain straps sent me over the edge." Designer Michael Costello also praised the dress, saying, "She looked beautiful, but I wasn't so sure about the chains. Other than that, it was spot on. The cut was great for Taraji.

  • Taraji P. Henson wows in black Alexander Wang at Emmys

    Updated: Sun, Sep 20, 2015

    Taraji P. Henson wowed in a custom lace Alexander Wang gown in black with bike-chain straps, and Amy Schumer stepped up her fashion game in a strapless blue-gray Zac Posen as the Emmys parade of pretty kicked off Sunday in Los Angeles. Henson paired her edgy look that had a tiny, triangular cutout below the breast with a bob and minimal jewelry. Of the designer, Henson said: "He was my first date to the Met ball so I thought he should shine tonight." If two is a trend then count Claire Danes with Henson as she, too, went for chunky chain details, her look a purple sequin Prada with gold links at the shoulders and sides. "It IS a little rock star-esque," she said. Schumer did a little dance as she walked with her s

  • Junior League of Oklahoma City has first meeting

    Updated: Sun, Sep 20, 2015

        Brian Attebery, Nazette Zuhdi-Cleaver, Rebekah Wheeler. (Photo provided)   Members of the Junior League of Oklahoma City held the first meeting at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club. Theme “Team JLOC” featured red and white tablecloths, centerpieces with JLOC pennants and pom poms. Nazette Zuhdi-Cleaver is League president.  Mini hot dogs, nachos, popcorn, French fries and cookies were served. Brian Attebery, owner of Results Fitness and Nutrition, Edmond, was one of the guest speakers. He discussed top fitness myths and answered questions.

  • Topshop, Vivienne Westwood showcase at London Fashion Week

    Updated: Sun, Sep 20, 2015

    LONDON (AP) — The sun came out for an unseasonable warm autumn day as London Fashion Week heated up Sunday with a busy line up of runway shows from Topshop and Vivienne Westwood, among others. Here are some of the highlights from Day 3: ___ PARTY LIKE THE '80s Giant polka dots, leopard print, fur stoles: The '80s are back at Topshop Unique. The label, which is the retail giant's higher-end line, sent models down the catwalk with a youthful, cheery collection of summery floral print dresses with thigh-high splits, leopard blouses and fluffy fur jackets. Marabou fur kitten heels, fur grab bags and oversized jewel earrings complete the sassy ensembles.

  • London Fashion Week: Jasper Conran goes green

    Updated: Sat, Sep 19, 2015

    LONDON (AP) — London Fashion Week is emphasizing downtown chic this year over British tradition, abandoning its home in the venerable Somerset House on the River Thames for a converted parking garage in Soho. At the glitzy five-day fashion extravaganza on Saturday, the audience appeared with more expensively-torn jeans than with neckties. Here's a look at some London Fashion Week shows: ___ JASPER CONRAN Jasper Conran started things off Saturday by showing shades of green in a series of relaxed outfits comprising his spring and summer 2016 collection. The pieces were a confident celebration of summer, with easy lines, clean detailing and a minimum of fuss. Models wore their hair long and natural.

  • Tambor, Cox honored for advocacy ahead of Emmys

    Updated: Sat, Sep 19, 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Before they strut down the red carpet at the Emmys, Jeffrey Tambor and Laverne Cox were among the honorees at the first-ever Television Industry Advocacy Awards. Tambor and Cox were recognized Friday at the Creative Coalition event for their efforts in bringing attention to the transgender community. "The opportunity to play a trans character as a trans actress has changed my life and also changed the lives of so many people who have seen me," said Cox, the "Orange is the New Black" co-star who was the first transgender actress to be nominated for an Emmy last year.

  • Emmy nominees share plans for big day

    Updated: Sat, Sep 19, 2015

    WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Mayim Bialik will be at a cemetery. Denis O'Hare will be trying to figure out what to do with his 4-year old son. And Sarah Paulson will be in a state of terror and anxiety. Contenders for Emmy Awards say they'll be plenty busy leading up to the ceremony Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles, with pre-red carpet plans ranging from Felicity Huffman's family time with husband and fellow nominee William H. Macy to a gathering of "Transparent" cast and crew at a nearby hotel.

  • Venezuelan film flourishing as society becomes more censored

    Updated: Sat, Sep 19, 2015

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A new wave of cinema is emerging from the chaos and violence of modern Venezuela that focuses on highly personal tales of gay love affairs and little boys who want to wear party dresses. Following the tradition of 1990s gay Cuban cinema, Venezuelan directors are finding creative ways to produce films that explore and criticize society despite increasing government control of TV and other media. And they're doing it with state funding. The debut feature "From Afar," by a little-known Venezuelan director, won top honors last week at the Venice Film Festival, one of the industry's top events. The film is about an affair between a wealthy middle-aged man and a teenage thug set against a background of p

  • Comedy Central to air comic Rannazzisi's special

    Updated: Sat, Sep 19, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Comedy Central has decided to go ahead with Steve Rannazzisi's stand-up special after the comic's admission that he lied about being in the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. His special, "Breaking Dad," is scheduled to air Saturday. The network said earlier in the day it was making no changes to its schedule, and spokesman Steve Albani said there would be no additional comment. Rannazzisi lost a high-profile endorsement deal with Buffalo Wild Wings, which pulled its commercials featuring Rannazzisi after the admission. The comic apologized for the false story. He had said in interviews that escaping the terrorist attacks was a key factor in his decision to move to California and start a show busine