Beauty and fashion

October 05, 2020 - 10:19 am
PARIS (AP) — Giambattista Valli’s 1960s-infused collection was the highlight on the second-last day of Paris Fashion Week, which concludes Tuesday with Chanel and Louis Vuitton runway shows. Like Milan before it, Paris is undertaking an unusual fashion season for Spring-Summer 2021 because of the...
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A model wears a creation for the Gauchere Spring-Summer 2021 fashion collection, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, during Paris fashion week. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
October 04, 2020 - 11:53 am
PARIS (AP) — Paris Fashion Week was upended Sunday by the news of fashion designer Kenzo Takada's death at age 81. Reports say Takada died from COVID-19 complications, and members of the fashion world paid tribute to him. Like Milan before it, Paris is undertaking an unusual fashion season for...
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Models wear creations for the Hermes Spring-Summer 2021 fashion collection, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, during Paris fashion week. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
October 03, 2020 - 8:05 am
PARIS (AP) — Hermes headlined Saturday’s installment of Paris Fashion Week with a cinematic, surrealist runway staging, but the lack of celebrities attending and the patchy drizzle put a slight dampener on the usually high-octane events. Like Milan before it, Paris is undertaking an unusual fashion...
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A model wears a creation for the Yamamoto Spring-Summer 2021 fashion collection, Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, during Paris fashion week. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
October 02, 2020 - 11:58 am
PARIS (AP) — From escapism at the disco, to resistance and aggression, even to pondering the importance of the postal service while working from home, designers in Paris have presented divergent creative responses to the global health crisis as spring-summer shows continued Friday. Like Milan...
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A model wears a creation for the Kenzo Spring-Summer 2021 fashion collection, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, during Paris fashion week. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
September 30, 2020 - 6:30 am
PARIS (AP) — A hybrid Paris Fashion Week continued Wednesday featuring a stand out live runway show from socially-distanced Kenzo, but no sign of any A-list celebrities. Here are some highlights: KENZO GETS ALL THE BUZZ Kenzo’s show was a fairy story in nature. Guests smiled as they breathed in the...
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An activist displays a banner during Dior's Spring-Summer 2021 fashion collection presented Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020 during the Paris fashion week. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
September 29, 2020 - 11:51 am
PARIS (AP) — Christian Dior on Tuesday was the first major fashion house to stage a traditional ready-to-wear runway show in Paris since the coronavirus pandemic hit in March. The show headlined the first full day of a hybrid-style Paris Fashion Week. A giant “DIOR”-emblazoned white annex in the...
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Models wear creations part of the Joy 2021 women's spring-summer collection at the "We are Made in Italy - Black Lives Matter in Italian fashion Collection" event during the Milan's fashion week in Milan, Italy, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
September 28, 2020 - 8:08 am
MILAN (AP) — When asked why there aren’t more people of color in the Italian fashion industry, officials have cited a lack of candidates in homogeneous Italy. Five African-born designers in Italy want to put that view to rest with their inclusion on the official Milan Fashion Week calendar Sunday...
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Fashion student Nora Bourelly shows her creation outside Valentino women's Spring-Summer 2021 fashion show location, in Milan, Italy, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno).
September 27, 2020 - 1:09 pm
MILAN (AP) — It’s been a season of disruption at Milan Fashion Week. The hybrid live-virtual formula meant anyone from their homes could watch delightful videos like Moschino’s marionette fashion show, created with the help of Jim Henson Studios, and featuring models wearing tiny Moschino creations...
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Model Maria Carla Boscono wears a creation as part of the Salvatore Ferragamo 2021 women's spring-summer ready-to-wear collection during the fashion week in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
September 26, 2020 - 1:45 pm
MILAN (AP) — To show or not to show: Each Milan fashion house had to make a difficult decision how to reach the fashion public this season under the safety constraints imposed by the coronavirus. Italy's fashion capital — one of the top four runway cities in the world — has worked hard to maintain...
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A model wears a creation as part of the Max Mara 2021 women's spring-summer ready-to-wear collection during the Milan's fashion week in Milan, Italy, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
September 24, 2020 - 10:49 am
Milan designers skirted the line between the virtual and the physical Thursday, taking lessons learned in lockdown to create new collections that are relevant in a reshaped world. The most anticipated event of the week was Prada’s virtual unveiling of the Miuccia Prada-Raf Simons collaboration...
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