Beauty and fashion

The Christian Siriano collection is modeled during Fashion Week, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
February 07, 2020 - 2:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — With shouts of “Work it! work it!” from superfan Leslie Jones in the front row, Christian Siriano helped kick off New York Fashion Week on Thursday, rolling out sculptured showstopping gowns, looks of rainbow fringe and pops of bright “funhouse” green. The “Saturday Night Live” alum...
Read More
Dummies are displayed in a fashion shop at the Montenapoleone shopping district, in Milan, Italy, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. China's virus outbreak is giving global business a chill. In Milan’s luxury Montenapoleone shopping district, dozens of luxury brands decked out their windows for Chinese New Year. But wealthy Chinese shoppers, who are responsible for about one-third of all luxury purchases globally, have failed to arrive in their usual numbers. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
February 04, 2020 - 12:38 pm
MILAN (AP) — Italian fashion officials on Tuesday forecast a nearly 2% drop in first-half revenues due to the virus emerging from China, which also is preventing three Chinese fashion houses from traveling to Milan Fashion Week later this month. Chinese consumers are the biggest luxury spenders in...
Read More
Caucus goers check in at a caucus at Roosevelt Hight School, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 04, 2020 - 9:00 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's coveted position as the first-in-the-nation nominating contest faces its most daunting challenge in decades in light of problems that kept the state Democratic Party from reporting results. The caucuses were already facing plenty of headwinds amid criticism that the...
Read More
Boat passengers on a jetty wear face masks in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020 to protect themselves from new virus infection. Panic and pollution drive the market for protective face masks, so business is booming in Asia, where fear of the coronavirus from China is straining supplies and helping make mask-wearing the new normal. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
January 28, 2020 - 4:31 am
TOKYO (AP) — Panic and pollution drive the market for protective face masks, so business is booming in Asia, where fear of the virus from China is straining supplies and helping make mask-wearing the new normal. Demand for face masks and hand sanitizing liquid has soared, as both local residents...
Read More
Eva Umlauf poses for a photo in Munich, Germany, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. Umlauf was only two years old when she was liberated from Auschwitz. She does not have any conscious memories from her early childhood in the Nazi death camp, but even so the nightmarish experience has cast a dark shadow over her entire life. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
January 22, 2020 - 3:22 am
MUNICH (AP) — Only 2 years old and so ill she had to stay on for weeks after liberation, Eva Umlauf was one of the youngest prisoners to be freed from Auschwitz. Although she has no conscious memories stretching so far back, her early childhood in the Nazi death camp was to cast a dark shadow over...
Read More
Models wear creations for the Chanel Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2020 fashion collection presented Tuesday Jan. 21, 2020 in Paris. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
January 21, 2020 - 4:18 pm
PARIS (AP) — A humble stone fountain, overgrown shrubs and flowers, and white sheets drying on a line met Pharrell Williams and other curious guests at the Chanel show inside the Grand Palais. The set recreated the landscape house founder Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel viewed as a child after her mother...
Read More
A model wears a creation for Iris van Herpen Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2020 fashion collection presented Monday Jan.20, 2020 in Paris (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
January 20, 2020 - 6:54 pm
PARIS (AP) — Female empowerment, controversies about race, and designs that plunged to the depths of the seas then climbed Mount Olympus were among themes to grace Paris Couture Week on its drama-filled first day. Here are some highlights of Monday's spring-summer 2020 couture shows. ___ DIOR:...
Read More
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a forum broadcast on radio in a New Hampshire Public Radio station, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
January 19, 2020 - 9:25 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates spent the weekend grappling with how to address questions surrounding sexism and gender bias as they sought to balance support for women against concerns of a political blowback. After his wife went public with her own experience of sexual...
Read More
Creative director Bruno Sialelli walks on the stage after the presentation of Lanvin Mens Fall/Winter 2020-2021 fashion collection Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020 in Paris. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
January 19, 2020 - 11:47 am
PARIS (AP) — 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...
Read More
A model presents a creation for the Hermes Mens Fall/Winter 2020-2021 fashion collection presented in Paris, Saturday Jan. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
January 19, 2020 - 3:06 am
PARIS (AP) — Fluidity graced the menswear catwalks in Paris as fall-winter crescendoed through the weekend, with shows from houses such as Jacquemus and Hermes on Saturday. Here are some highlights of the day's fall-winter 2020-2021 menswear shows in the French capital. JACQUEMUS GOES FLUID Simon...
Read More

Pages