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Reds, blues dominate Emmy Awards red carpet

  NEW YORK (AP) — Lena Dunham showed up for the Emmys in an awkward pink confection and Kerry Washington went for a bright orange dress with dark sparkle peeking out from underneath, but it was the reds and blues that dominated the carpet Monday. And neutrals, too. On Team Red were best actress in a comedy winner Julia [...]

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Beyonce wears designs by Virginia Beach native

  NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Superstar Beyonce Knowles Carter last month posted to Instagram photos of herself wearing the African-print fashions of Reuben Reuel. Harper’s Bazaar hailed him as her favorite new designer. Yet Reuel is not really new to the design world. He simply is new to the massive limelight and sudden interest that erupt from [...]

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LL Cool J lends a hand for NYC schoolkids

LL Cool J lends a hand for NYC schoolkids NEW YORK (AP) — LL Cool J says it is important to help out kids in need. The “NCIS” actor and hip-hop star handed out backpacks with school supplies to children in Jamaica, Queens, on Sunday. He notes that a relatively small contribution can have a big effect [...]

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Tongues wag over Obama’s audacity to wear taupe

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Tongues are wagging over President Barack Obama’s audacity to wear taupe. The sight of Obama discussing possible U.S. military action in Syria in a light-colored suit lit up Twitter on Thursday, and the reviews of his unusual fashion choice were less than fashionable. Many tweets poked fun at slogans that are [...]

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Katy Perry channels Britney Spears at MTV VMAs

  Katy Perry and Riff Raff took it back to 2001 Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake in matching denim, while Amber Rose channeled Rose McGowan circa 1998 in barely there silver with cascading chains at Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards. Perry popped out of a sports car with the grilled Riff Raff onto the red [...]

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Lizzy Caplan, Lena Dunham: Emmys highs and lows

    NEW YORK (AP) — The gowns came in all shapes at Monday’s Emmy Awards, dominated by reds, blues and whites. And then there was “House of Cards” actress Robin Wright, dazzling in a cream Ralph Lauren jumpsuit with a plunging tuxedo jacket front and virtually no back at all. “Of all the stars [...]

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13-year-old Texas fashion designer finds success

  AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — At the age of 9, Isabella Rose Taylor — a painter since she was 3 — took a weeklong sewing class with an eye toward incorporating textiles into her artwork. She quickly discovered a love for fashion design as well, taking the class twice more that summer. Now, at 13, her line [...]

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The fashion world looks back on Lauren Bacall

  NEW YORK (AP) — Lauren Bacall had one condition when the Fashion Institute of Technology wrote recently to ask if it could turn hundreds of personal garments she donated into an exhibition about her style. “She said, ‘Yes, it’s fine, as long as it’s high-quality — Diana Vreeland style,’” recalled Valerie Steele, director of The Museum [...]

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Flip-side manis, Louboutin red: 5 trends for nails

  NEW YORK (AP) — Move over, studded bracelets and chandelier earrings. Right now, it’s all about nails. Rhinestones, 3-D designs, textured topcoats and new offerings from fashion royalty have upped the ante on fingertips, said Kahlana Barfield, beauty director for InStyle magazine. “We’re seeing so many nail artists emerging and nail art salons that [...]

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Beyonce seizes moment at MTV Video Music Awards

  They don’t call her Queen Bey for nothing. Beyonce not only stole the show at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night with many of the world’s top female pop stars in attendance hustling for our attention, she used the moment to erase the cynical cloud around her family status with an adorable [...]

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Lucky mag fall tips: Santa Fe look, hiking boots

  NEW YORK (AP) — It may feel like summer outside, but many stores are showing styles for cooler weather. Here are some tips and trends to help your wardrobe look “clean and fresh for fall,” according to Lucky magazine’s style editor, Laurel Pantin. THE SANTA FE LOOK “One of my personal favorite trends is [...]

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