Beauty and fashion

This image released by Savage X Fenty shows designer Rihanna on the set of The Savage X Fenty Show Vol. 2 Presented by Amazon Prime Video in Los Angeles. The lingerie fashion show, with musical performances, dancers and models, will drop Friday exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories. It’s the line’s second turn on the streaming platform. (Dennis Leupold/Savage X Fenty via AP)
September 30, 2020 - 10:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — With help from Lizzo, Travis Scott, Rosalia and some of the biggest names in modeling, Rihanna said she decided to forge ahead with a new digital-only Savage X Fenty lingerie show to bring something good into a troubled world. Insofar as well-priced intimates in a broad range of...
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An activist displays a banner during Dior's Spring-Summer 2021 fashion collection presented Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020 during the Paris fashion week. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
September 29, 2020 - 2:51 pm
PARIS (AP) — Christian Dior on Tuesday was the first major fashion house to stage a traditional ready-to-wear runway show in Paris since the coronavirus pandemic hit in March. The show headlined the first full day of a hybrid-style Paris Fashion Week. A giant “DIOR”-emblazoned white annex in the...
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Models wear creations part of the Joy 2021 women's spring-summer collection at the "We are Made in Italy - Black Lives Matter in Italian fashion Collection" event during the Milan's fashion week in Milan, Italy, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
September 28, 2020 - 11:08 am
MILAN (AP) — When asked why there aren’t more people of color in the Italian fashion industry, officials have cited a lack of candidates in homogeneous Italy. Five African-born designers in Italy want to put that view to rest with their inclusion on the official Milan Fashion Week calendar Sunday...
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Models wear creations as part of the Francesco Liberatore 2021 women's spring-summer ready-to-wear collection during the Milan's fashion week in Milan, Italy, Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
September 25, 2020 - 3:23 pm
MILAN (AP) — Milan Fashion Week continued in disjointed, discombobulated style for the third day on Friday, veering from the physical to the digital, with an uneasy eye fixed on the economic damage wrought by coronavirus. Some highlights from Friday’s shows of mostly women's collection for Spring-...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 file photo, Sinterklaas, or Saint Nicholas, arrives in Dokkum, northern Netherlands. The annual nationally televised arrival in the Netherlands of Saint Nicholas, known locally as Sinterklaas, will happen without public this year because of concerns about the coronavirus, the broadcaster that organizes the event announced Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, file)
September 16, 2020 - 1:27 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The annual nationally televised arrival in the Netherlands of Saint Nicholas, known locally as Sinterklaas, will happen without public fanfare this year because of concerns about the coronavirus, the broadcaster that organizes the event announced Wednesday. Each year,...
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FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 16, 2019 file photo, John Boyega arrives at the world premiere of "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" in Los Angeles. British perfume brand Jo Malone has apologized to Black actor John Boyega of “Star Wars” fame after cutting him out of the Chinese version of a cologne commercial he helped create. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
September 15, 2020 - 8:35 am
LONDON (AP) — Black actor John Boyega has stepped down from his role as a global ambassador for perfume brand Jo Malone after the company decided to hire a Chinese actor to replace him in an ad he created. The “Star Wars” star wrote on Twitter Tuesday that the brand’s decision to “replace my...
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Models walk the runway during the Jason Wu Spring/Summer 2021 fashion show at Spring Studios during New York Fashion Week, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
September 13, 2020 - 7:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jason Wu did what few designers dare during New York Fashion Week: He put on a live show Sunday with a tiny audience present in the middle of a pandemic. Why? “I think the world needs beauty and optimism,” the designer told The Associated Press after his beach-themed show. “New York...
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FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 16, 2019 file photo, John Boyega arrives at the world premiere of "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" in Los Angeles. British perfume brand Jo Malone has apologized to Black actor John Boyega of “Star Wars” fame after cutting him out of the Chinese version of a cologne commercial he helped create. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
September 13, 2020 - 4:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — British perfume brand Jo Malone has apologized to Black actor John Boyega of “Star Wars” fame after cutting him out of the Chinese version of a cologne commercial he helped create. Jo Malone London said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter that the ad designed for Chinese...
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FILE - The Christian Siriano collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York on Feb. 6, 2020. With no celebs in the front row, no paparazzi chasing models down the streets, no stiletto-heeled crowds and no live shows at all, is there even a point to doing Fashion Week in 2020? Well, yes, say organizers: It’s about business. And jobs. And survival. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
September 11, 2020 - 3:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — No celebs packing the front rows. No paparazzi chasing models down the streets. No stiletto-heeled crowds. No crowds at all, actually. Is there even a point to doing New York Fashion Week in 2020? Well, yes, say organizers: It’s about economic survival. “Ultimately fashion is a...
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FILE- In this Oct. 28, 2014, file photo people shop at the Century 21 Department Store in Philadelphia. Century 21 Stores - a destination for bargain hunters looking for fat deals on designer dresses and shoes for nearly 60 years - has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and is winding down its business, including all multiple stores across New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
September 10, 2020 - 10:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Century 21 Stores — a destination for bargain hunters looking for fat deals on designer dresses and shoes, cosmetics and housewares for nearly 60 years — has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and is winding down its business, shutting all 13 stores across New York, New Jersey,...
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