Fashion design

Taylor Swift performs "I Did Something Bad" at the American Music Awards on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
October 10, 2018 - 6:54 am
Taylor Swift kicked off her week with a rare political post on social media, and at the American Music Awards she continued the conversation by encouraging fans to vote in the upcoming midterm elections. Swift won four honors including artist of the year at the fan-voted show on Tuesday in Los...
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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2018, file photo, actress and singer Lady Gaga poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film "A Star Is Born" in London. Next year's Met Gala theme will be 'camp,' organizers revealed Tuesday, Oct. 9. It's a shift in tone and content from this year's meditation on Catholicism. The celebrity co-chairs will include Lady Gaga, Serena Williams and Harry Styles, along with Gucci designer Alessandro Michele and Vogue editor Anna Wintour. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, File)
October 09, 2018 - 10:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Next year's Met Gala will be downright campy. No, seriously: The Metropolitan Museum announced Tuesday that "Camp: Notes on Fashion" will be the title of its next blockbuster spring Costume Institute exhibit. The exhibit is launched each year by the star-studded Met Gala, where...
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October 03, 2018 - 11:51 am
MILAN (AP) — The Missoni Group says Margherita Maccapani Missoni has been named creative director of their diffusion line that's targeted at younger women. The fashion house said Wednesday that the 35-year-old designer would be in charge of both styling and positioning the M Missoni ready-to-wear...
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Pharrell Williams attends Chanel Spring/Summer 2019 ready-to-wear fashion collection in Paris, Tuesday, Oct.2, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
October 02, 2018 - 5:25 pm
PARIS (AP) — An autumnal chill is in the air in Paris, but Karl Lagerfeld managed to spirit the Paris Fashion Week crowd away to an idyllic beachscape on Tuesday, the last day of the ready-to-wear shows. With a click of his gloved fingers, Chanel's eccentric couturier transformed the inside of the...
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Singer Lady Gaga, centre, watches the Celine Spring/Summer 2019 ready to wear fashion collection presented in Paris, Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
September 28, 2018 - 9:04 pm
PARIS (AP) — Where Hedi Slimane goes, the buzz is sure to follow. The love-him-or-hate-him designer, credited with starting the global skinny menswear style via Dior Homme and later revamping Saint Laurent, returned at long last to the Paris Fashion Week calendar to unveil his debut at Celine...
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September 28, 2018 - 5:28 am
PARIS (AP) — In a story Sept. 27 about the Paris Fashion Week, The Associated Press reported erroneously that French couturier Jean Paul Gaultier's new musical review would open at the Folies Pigalle theater. The venue is actually the Folies Bergere. A corrected version of the story is below: The...
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A model wears a creation as part of Maison Margiela Spring/Summer 2019 ready-to-wear fashion collection presented in Paris, Wednesday, Sept.26, 2018. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
September 26, 2018 - 3:08 pm
PARIS (AP) — Maison Margiela went co-ed in Wednesday's installment of Paris Fashion Week, as designer John Galliano bravely championed gender difference in a powerful new runway show. It's an important issue everywhere, but particularly in the image-driven global fashion industry which has...
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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2018, file photo, Donatella Versace comes on the catwalk at the end of Versace's women's 2019 Spring-Summer collection, unveiled during the Fashion Week in Milan, Italy. Michael Kors is buying the Italian fashion house Gianni Versace in a deal worth more than $2 billion in a hard charge into the world of high end fashion. The deal announced Tuesday, Sept. 25, follows the New York handbag maker’s $1.35 billion acquisition last year of the high-end shoemaker Jimmy Choo. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)
September 25, 2018 - 11:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Kors is buying the Italian fashion house Versace in a deal worth more than $2 billion (1.83 billion euros), continuing its hard charge into the world of high-end fashion. The deal Tuesday comes just 14 months after the New York handbag maker spent $1.35 billion adding to its...
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A model wears a creation for Christian Dior's Spring/Summer 2019 ready to wear fashion collection presented in Paris, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
September 24, 2018 - 3:56 pm
PARIS (AP) — Dance and theatricality were at the heart of Paris Fashion Week's first day of spring shows, as American stars Blake Lively and Shailene Woodley gushed over Dior's balletic presentation at the famed Longchamps racecourse. While, Gucci held its evening spectacle at France's answer to...
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Model Elettra Rossellini Wiedemann, left, poses with her mother actress Isabella Rossellini as they wear creations as part of the Dolce & Gabbana women's 2019 Spring-Summer collection, unveiled during the Fashion Week in Milan, Italy, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
September 23, 2018 - 1:56 pm
MILAN (AP) — Milan designers are embracing women of all shapes, sizes and ages, even if the young, thin model prevailed during this week's previews for next spring and summer. Marni's runway included women of different sizes while Dolce & Gabbana continued their embrace of models in a range of...
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