Beauty and fashion

Fashion from the Jeremy Scott collection is modeled during New York Fashion Week, Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
February 09, 2019 - 4:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CHAOS! HORROR! PANIC! BABY, IT'S HOT! Designer Jeremy Scott has always liked to make news, but with his latest collection he did it literally, drawing design inspiration from New York's tabloid headlines. Chromatically speaking, Scott's runway show Friday evening at New York Fashion...
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The latest fashion creations from Tadashi Shoji are modeled during New York Fashion Week, Thursday Feb. 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
February 07, 2019 - 2:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Tadashi Shoji mixed plus-size models with the usual ultra-thin ones at New York Fashion Week. He rolled out evening gowns Thursday with high slits, capes and sari influences in deep reds and blues, along with classic black. He elevated the glam factor with sequins, lace and velvet...
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Gigi Hadid models fashion from the Tom Ford collection during Fashion Week, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
February 07, 2019 - 8:15 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Ford says these tumultuous times pointed him in the opposite direction at New York Fashion Week on Wednesday night with a collection of gentle, non-aggressive elegance done in simple silhouettes, with some Los Angeles-inspired pops of color. There was a distinctive '70s vibe in...
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February 07, 2019 - 1:41 am
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A beauty pageant in Uganda that purports to promote local women's "curves" has outraged critics who say it demeans the dignity of women. The pageant, dubbed "Miss Curvy Uganda," is being championed by a government minister who says the East African country should not promote...
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FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2007 file photo, ice and snow blanket a restaurant close to the start of the courses of the World Alpine Ski Championships in Are, Sweden. Even the world's top skiers can struggle to keep warm in extremely cold conditions, which will likely be a factor at the Alpine world championships opening in Are, Sweden, next week, from 5–17 February 2019. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, file)
February 03, 2019 - 2:09 am
Alexandra Coletti, a veteran of more than 200 World Cup races, once came dangerously close to losing the big toe on her right foot to frostbite. Ivica Kostelic burned skin off of his face while hurtling down the frigid downhill course in Lake Louise, Alberta, at minus-35 degrees Celsius (minus-30...
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A model wears a creation for the Givenchy Spring/Summer 2019 Haute Couture fashion collection presented in Paris, Tuesday Jan. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
January 22, 2019 - 11:00 pm
PARIS (AP) — It's snowing in Paris, but not at Chanel, which showcased 18th-century-inspired couture that frothed inside a sunlit Italian villa. For once, Karl Lagerfeld didn't take his usual bow — the house said because the octogenarian designer was fatigued. Some highlights of the spring-summer...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018 file photo, Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld poses during the Champs Elysee Avenue illumination ceremony for the Christmas season, in Paris. Chanel's octogenarian designer Karl Lagerfeld, who has looked increasingly frail in recent seasons, did not come out to take a bow at the house's couture show in Paris, something the company attributed to him being tired, it was reported on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. It is the first time in recent memory that Lagerfeld, who has designed for the house since 1983, has not come out to receive applause at the end of one of his shows. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
January 22, 2019 - 9:15 am
PARIS (AP) — Chanel's octogenarian designer Karl Lagerfeld, who has looked increasingly frail in recent seasons, did not come out to take a bow at the house's couture show in Paris, something the company attributed to him being tired. It is the first time in recent memory that Lagerfeld, who has...
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January 21, 2019 - 7:28 pm
TOKYO (AP) — A court in Tokyo on Tuesday rejected former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn's latest request for bail, made more than two months after his arrest. The decision by the Tokyo District Court came a day after Ghosn promised to wear an electronic monitoring ankle bracelet, give up his passport...
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A model wears a creation for the Dior Spring/Summer 2019 Haute Couture fashion collection presented in Paris, Monday Jan. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
January 21, 2019 - 1:33 pm
PARIS (AP) — Dior drew inspiration from the top of the big top for a playful couture show held Monday in Paris, where models inside a circus-style tent walked through a human arch made of moving acrobats. The theme seemed to well serve designer Maria Grazia Chiuri, who has struggled to fly in...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2016, file photo, Carlos Ghosn, the Chairman and CEO of both Nissan and Renault, speaks at the New York International Auto Show in New York. Ghosn asked for his release on bail Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, from a two-month detention in Japan, promising he will report to prosecutors daily and wear an electronic monitoring ankle bracelet. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
January 20, 2019 - 9:20 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan's former Chairman Carlos Ghosn is promising to wear an electronic monitoring ankle bracelet, give up his passport and pay for security guards approved by prosecutors to gain release from detention on bail. Ghosn, 64, has been in custody since his arrest on Nov. 19. He was due...
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