Fashion design

Actors, from left, Debra Messing, Mariska Hargitay, Christina Hendricks, model Coco Rocha, actress Christina Ricci and Lydia Hearst attend the Christian Siriano Runway Show held at Top of the Rock at Rockefeller Center during New York Fashion Week on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 in New York. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP)
February 09, 2019 - 7:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — If there were a best-view award at New York Fashion Week, Christian Siriano would win it. The sights outside the designer's runway show atop Rockefeller Center were hard to beat: The Empire State building, the Chrysler Building and other Manhattan landmarks, just as the sun began to...
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The Palm Angels collection is modeled during New York Fashion Week, Friday Feb. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Diane Bondareff)
February 09, 2019 - 7:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With a strobe light show worthy of a seizure warning and classic statuary in clear boxes, Milan streetwear cool guy Francesco Ragazzi brought his celeb-popular Palm Angels brand to New York Fashion Week on Friday for the first time. And the reason? His explanation wasn't nearly as...
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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 08, 2019 - 9:41 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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Spike Lee poses for a portrait at the 91st Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
February 08, 2019 - 8:52 am
MILAN (AP) — Director Spike Lee says he will no longer wear Gucci or Prada until the brands hire some black designers, following a pair of blackface fashion fails. Lee said on Instagram Friday that "It's Obvious To Da Peoples That They Don't Have A Clue When It Comes To Racist, Blackface Hateful...
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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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This undated image released by GWS Auctions shows a black dress that actress Marilyn Monroe wore to a 1954 press conference announcing her separation from baseball legend Joe DiMaggio. KruseGWS Auctions announced Wednesday that the simple wool dress with a zippered turtleneck front will be up for bidding starting on March 30. Monroe was wearing it in Beverly Hills on Oct. 6, 1954 when she stepped out amid a mob of cameras and reporters to announce the split in a marriage. (GWS Auctions via AP)
February 06, 2019 - 7:37 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The black dress that a distraught Marilyn Monroe wore to a 1954 press conference announcing her separation from baseball legend Joe DiMaggio less than a year after she married him is going up for auction. The simple wool dress with a zippered turtleneck front will be up for...
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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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Models wear creations for the Chanel Spring/Summer 2019 Haute Couture fashion collection presented in Paris, Tuesday Jan. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
January 22, 2019 - 7:58 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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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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