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Acid victims’ photo shoot draws attention in India

  NEW DELHI (AP) — A fashion photo shoot featuring five victims of acid attacks is drawing wide attention in India. While the country keeps no official statistics on acid attacks, there are regular reports in the media of attackers targeting victims to disfigure or blind them, often because of spurned sexual advances. The 41 [...]

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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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Spanish chain pulls kids’ shirt after outcry

  MADRID (AP) — Spanish fashion retailer Inditex said Wednesday it has withdrawn a children’s shirt that triggered an outcry from people who said it was reminiscent of the clothes Jews were made to wear at Nazi concentration camps. The long-sleeved shirt with horizontal dark stripes and a six-pointed yellow star on the left side [...]

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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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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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German retailer opening US flagship in Cincinnati

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Picture this: A woman walking down the street wearing a dirndl skirt and bust-hugging bodice paired with ankle boots. Or a man sporting lederhosen — leather shorts, traditionally worn with suspenders — with a T-shirt and sneakers. Wiesnkoenig (pronounced VEE’-sehn-koh-neg), the official supplier of lederhosen for the Munich Oktoberfest, is [...]

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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 [...]

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Milan designers nudge men to dress with derring-do

  MILAN (AP) — Milan designers are gently inviting men to add just a little derring-do to their dressing. Feel secure in that double-breasted blazer? Why not snazz it up with a pair of silken shorts and thick-soled sneakers? Like the classic black and white, or red-white-and-blue combinations? Ok, but let’s brighten things up sometimes [...]

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Milan designers nudge men to dress with derring-do

  MILAN (AP) — Milan designers are gently inviting men to add just a little derring-do to their dressing. Feel secure in that double-breasted blazer? Why not snazz it up with a pair of silken shorts and thick-soled sneakers? Like the classic black and white, or red-white-and-blue combinations? Ok, but let’s brighten things up sometimes [...]

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