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Kardashian scare, Hepburn offspring hits Paris

  PARIS (AP) — It’s Kim Kardashian causing mayhem at Paris Fashion Week again. This time, the reality star was the innocent victim of a kerfuffle outside the Balmain show Thursday, in which she was nearly knocked to the floor. The video of the event, claimed by celebrity prankster Vitalii Sediuk, went viral. But Kardashian didn’t let [...]

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Change afoot in N. Korean capital? In fashion, yes

  PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — High heels, with sequins. Brightly colored, tight-fitting dresses. Hairstyles and makeup that are almost like what you would expect on streets of Beijing or Seoul. Something is definitely afoot in the style scene of North Korea’s capital. Most North Koreans remain too poor to think much about fashion, and the [...]

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Winter trends for 2014-2015

  by Ebony Walker Now that winter is coming up, everyone wants to know what the hottest trends are going to be in 2014-2015. Fashion experts have named four major trends for this upcoming winter: Sweet Sixteen, the Rocker, the Pro Sport and Folkloric. The first trend is the Sweet Sixteen trend and this was [...]

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Wig designer’s suit against Nicki Minaj dismissed

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge in Atlanta has tossed out a lawsuit filed against rapper Nicki Minaj by her former wig designer. In a lawsuit in February, Terrence Davidson accused Onika Maraj, who uses the stage name “Nicki Minaj,” and Pink Personality LLC of breaking implied contracts, reneging on discussions to launch a reality TV show [...]

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Marc Jacobs closes NY Fashion Week

  NEW YORK (AP) — New York Fashion Week’s eight-day whirl wrapped on Thursday with some of the design world’s biggest names showing on the runways. Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein and Marc Jacobs all presented on Thursday, as the morning-to-night introduction of the spring 2015 collections featuring shows by approximately 200 designers came to a close. Among [...]

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Marc Jacobs ends NY Fashion Week with a pink house

  NEW YORK (AP) — With a Barbie-pink house and matching plush carpeting set up in an armory, Marc Jacobs closed New York Fashion Week on Thursday with models in military outfits and a computerized voice piped through Beats by Dr. Dre at every seat that spoke of a slower, quieter life. And Jacobs threw in some [...]

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Nearly-cooked models start Paris Fashion Week

  PARIS (AP) — Ninety-three shows, nine days, one fashion-crazed city. The world’s travelling circus of fashion editors, buyers and celebrities waved goodbye to the cobbled streets of Milan and cried “Bonjour Paris” on Tuesday, bracing itself for the last, most colorful furlong of spring-summer 2015 ready-to-wear shows. Tuesday’s a day for the up-and-coming fashion [...]

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Kerry Washington helps launch ‘Scandal’ collection

  NEW YORK (AP) — Kerry Washington wants women to look as powerful and put together as her TV persona. Fashion retailer The Limited has teamed up with the “Scandal” star and the show’s costume designer, Lyn Paolo, for a collection inspired by the ABC drama, which premieres its fourth season on Thursday. Washington appeared [...]

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Milan perfecst the wearable lightness of fashion

  MILAN (AP) — Reflecting on a Milan Fashion Week that marked the re-emergence of denim and the pre-eminence of the flat Birkenstock-inspired sandal, the question was bound to surface: Wherein lies luxury? Milan designers, who crammed the usual six days of womenswear previews for next summer into 4 ½ ending Sunday, are clear on [...]

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APNewsBreak: Texas will allow Prada Marfa to stay

    EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Prada Marfa stands out, but not like the Italian luxury brand’s stores in the world’s major fashion capitals: It’s surrounded by desolate prairie, alone in a plot of dirt along a rural highway in the West Texas desert. The art installation has become a must-see for curious tourists since [...]

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Rainbow hues, jean jackets at Burberry’s show

  LONDON (AP) — As if to perk up audiences ahead of a dreary grey winter, Burberry Prorsum on Monday showed off a spring collection bursting with bright rainbow colors and cheerful prints of beetles, bees and dragonflies. The luxury British clothing label’s show at London Fashion Week, always a highlight that packs in the crowds and [...]

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