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  • Paris Fashion Week channels humor, animated film for spring

    PARIS (AP) — As weary fashionistas made it to the final sprint of Paris Fashion Week's 96 physical and digital spring-summer shows, Saturday's runways provided the spark to keep energy going, despite rain and gray skies. Some of the world's top designers channeled humor, bright colors, innovative design techniques and even animated films for ever-imaginative displays.
  • Supermodels in tow, Rousteing celebrates 10 years at Balmain

    PARIS (AP) — Naomi Campbell and Carla Bruni returned to the Paris runway to feverish screams to help Olivier Rousteing celebrate his 10-year anniversary at the creative helm of Balmain.
  • Gucci launches Vault vintage site during Milan Fashion Week

    MILAN (AP) — Fashion houses trying to figure out how to reach new eyeballs after the long ordeal of the pandemic have centered around a singular idea: collaborations.
  • Fendi, Del Core lead Milan fashion's runway return

    MILAN (AP) — Italy’s fashion capital is again alive with the sound of shoppers swarming boutiques and editors filling socially distanced fashion week venues, a sign of a light at the end of the pandemic tunnel.
  • Nigeria-born designer Joy Meribe opens Milan Fashion Week

    MILAN (AP) — Nigeria-born designer Joy Meribe opened Milan Fashion Week on Wednesday with her debut runway collection, a concrete success for a movement to promote diversity in Italian fashion just a year after launching.
  • Dolce&Gabbana's "light therapy'' collection celebrates life

    MILAN (AP) — Dolce & Gabbana are coaxing men off their sofas and back into the world with a resplendent collection inspired by the extravagant lighting installations of southern Italian street festivals.
  • Shoe designer George Sully forms platform to celebrate black Canadian artists

    TORONTO - A longtime member of the fashion industry is launching an interactive index of black Canadian designers.
  • Fashionable face masks mark new trend: Canadian designers go bold in mask style

    Toronto fashion designer Hayley Elsaesser was unsure about adding face masks to her clothing brand two months ago, ordering just a "small amount" of samples to test out demand through her online shop.
  • Paris menswear: UK designers, differing styles mark last day

    PARIS - On the final day of menswear shows in the French capital, Lanvin put on an ode to contrasting styles, while British designers reigned supreme. London designer Craig Green decamped to Paris for his first major show outside of his homeland and British fashion icon Paul Smith showcased his latest designs.
  • Weinstein charged with sex crimes in LA on eve of NY trial

    Los Angeles prosecutors charged Harvey Weinstein on Monday with sexually assaulting two women on successive nights during Oscars week in 2013, bringing the new case against the disgraced Hollywood mogul on the eve of jury selection for his New York trial.

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