Fashion design

Honorary president of the Italian Fashion chamber, Beppe Modenese, attends a news conference in Milan, Italy, Tuesday, May 31, 2016. Beppe Modenese, considered by many the force behind the coalescence of Italian ready-to-wear fashion in the northern city of Milan, died Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020 in the fashion capital. He was 90. Dubbed “Italy’s Prime Minister of Fashion” by Women’s Wear Daily and “Miniser of Elegance” by Vogue, Modenese remained a front-row mainstay into recent seasons, maintaining the official title of honorary president of the Italian fashion council, the Italian National Fashion Chamber. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
November 23, 2020 - 10:45 am
MILAN (AP) — Beppe Modenese, the force behind the coalescence of Italian ready-to-wear fashion in the northern city of Milan, has died. He was 90. Modenese died Saturday in the fashion capital. No cause of death was given. Dubbed “Italy’s Prime Minister of Fashion” in 1983 by Women’s Wear Daily,...
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FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2019, file photo, Lori Loughlin departs federal court in Boston with her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, left, after a hearing in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. Giannulli has reported to prison to begin serving his five-month sentence for bribing his daughters’ way into college. Giannulli’s wife, “Full House” actor Lori Loughlin, is already behind bars for her role in the college admissions bribery scheme involving prominent parents and elite schools across the country. She began her two-month prison term late last month. (AP Photo/Philip Marcelo, File)
November 19, 2020 - 6:52 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli reported to prison on Thursday to begin serving his five-month sentence for bribing his daughters' way into college, officials said. Giannulli's wife, “Full House” actor Lori Loughlin, is already behind bars for her role in the college admissions...
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This combination photo shows Apple CEO Tim Cook, from left, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow and singers Janelle Monae and Lizzo. Pride Media announced Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, that Cook, Maddow, Monae and Lizzo have made Out magazine's Out100 list, honoring the 100 most influential LGBTQ+ people of the year. (AP Photo)
November 19, 2020 - 7:47 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Award-winning singers Lizzo and Janelle Monae, Apple CEO Tim Cook and MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow have made Out magazine’s 2020 Out100 list. Pride Media announced Thursday that its annual list honoring the 100 most influential LGBTQ+ people of the year includes 99-year-old trans WWII U.S...
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FILE - Designers Lazaro Hernandez, left, and Jack McCollough attend the WSJ. Magazine 2019 Innovator Awards in New York on Nov. 6, 2019. The designer duo have been thinking about longterm changes to the way they and their colleagues work. In an interview they mused that maybe less is more and they don’t need to do runway shows with every collection. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
November 17, 2020 - 3:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — As New York was grinding to a halt in the spring, Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough, the designers behind Proenza Schouler, were a world away, trekking in Patagonia. They came back to a changed city. “Those first couple of weeks were obviously spent just figuring out how to keep...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020 file photo, Designer Alessandro Michele acknowledges the applause at the end of Gucci's Fall/Winter 2020/2021 collection, presented in Milan, Italy. Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele teamed up with film director Gus Van Sant to create a seven-part mini-series revealing Gucci’s latest collection, dubbed “Ouverture.” (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)
November 14, 2020 - 8:55 am
MILAN (AP) — Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele has been looking to transcend the runway show, and the coronavirus pandemic has provided an apt moment. Michele teamed up with American film director Gus Van Sant to create a seven-part miniseries revealing Gucci’s latest collection, titled “...
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FILE - Jim Carrey, left, appears in an Aug. 2, 2019, photo in Beverly Hills, Calif. Alec Baldwin, middle, appears in a Nov. 21, 2019, photo in New York. Maya Rudolph appears in a Feb. 9, 2020, photo in Beverly Hills. It didn't take long for “Saturday Night Live” to come up with its comedic take on the presidential election results — complete with Rudolph donning a white suit like Vice President-elect Kamala Harris wore for her acceptance speech. Carrey played President-elect Joe Biden, taking the stage and poking fun at the five-day wait for results. He even offered a throwback to one of his infamous '90s-era lines, calling President Donald Trump a “Looooosseer!” to laughs and applause. Carrey and Rudolph each made an L out of their hands and held them to their foreheads and were joined by Alec Baldwin, reprising his role as Trump. (AP Photos/File)
November 08, 2020 - 2:54 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It didn't take long for “Saturday Night Live” to come up with its comedic take on the presidential election results — complete with Maya Rudolph donning a white suit like Vice President-elect Kamala Harris wore for her acceptance speech. Jim Carrey played President-elect Joe...
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Lasaad El Beji Amine El Hrairia, a silk weaver In Tunis' Medina and that Hassan Ben Ayech, the designer for the Bardo Collection, uses, holds a fabric in Tunis, Monday Oct.5 , 2020. El Béji is an example of a local Tunisian artisan whose craft and production of high-quality hand-made material is being incorporated by these new sustainable fashion brands. (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi)
November 08, 2020 - 1:55 am
MAHDIA, Tunisia (AP) — The sun is setting by the time Tunisian fashion designer Chems Eddine Mechri reaches the breezy, seaside town of Mahdia. He has spent half the day driving in the scorching heat in pursuit of the precious, handmade fabrics he needs for his upcoming winter collection. With a...
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October 05, 2020 - 12:19 pm
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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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 24, 2009 file photo, Japanese fashion designer Kenzo Takada poses outside his Paris house. Fashion designer Kenzo Takada dies from COVID-19 complications at age 81 near Paris, spokeswoman and reports said Sunday Oct. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon, file)
October 04, 2020 - 7:49 pm
PARIS (AP) — Kenzo Takada, the iconic French-Japanese fashion designer famed for his jungle-infused designs and free-spirited aesthetic that channeled global travel, has died. He was 81. The family said in a statement to French media Sunday that Takada died from complications from COVID-19 in a...
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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 - 1:53 pm
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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