Beauty and fashion

The Brandon Maxwell collection is modeled at the American Museum of Natural History during NYFW Fall/Winter on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
February 09, 2020 - 3:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — There's always a crowd at a Brandon Maxwell fashion show, but the audience on Saturday night included more than the usual human fashionistas: A majestic gathering of Alaskan moose, bison, brown bears, Bighorn sheep and caribou were also enjoying the show at the American Museum of...
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The Monse collection is modeled during Fashion Week, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
February 08, 2020 - 7:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Monse founders Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia are stars in the fashion business — they're also the creatives behind Oscar de la Renta — but they see themselves as outsiders in the industry. "We're not like mean people," Garcia told The Associated Press backstage after a runway show...
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The Badgley Mischka collection is modeled at Spring Studios during NYFW Fall/Winter 2020 on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
February 08, 2020 - 6:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Oversized bows, exaggerated puffed sleeves and luxe jewel tones. Everything sparkled with sequins at Badgley Mischka's show Saturday which played up the glamour of “Downton Abbey," with the Beatles' bohemian Abbey Road era. In an interview backstage, Mark Badgley said the label is...
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February 08, 2020 - 5:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Against images of snakes and urban landscapes projected onto walls, along with audio of a man advising to take creative risks, models for Rag & Bone walked in long layers paired with scrunched knee-high boots in a collection true to the brand's American workwear roots at New...
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A model poses on the runway at the NYFW Fall/Winter 2020 - Tom Ford fashion show at Milk Studios, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
February 08, 2020 - 5:32 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tom Ford brought fashion week to Hollywood on Friday night, with a runway show full of glamour and a front row jammed with A-listers, including Jennifer Lopez, Renée Zellweger, Miley Cyrus and Lil Nas X. Although most fashion shows are in New York this week, Ford took advantage...
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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...
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February 04, 2020 - 4:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Evgeny Nikitin will replace Bryn Terfel in the title role of the Metropolitan Opera's new production of Wagner's "Die Fliegende Hollaender (The Flying Dutchman)" that opens March 2. Terfel broke an ankle in three places during a fall last week, an injury that required surgery...
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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 - 5:11 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...
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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...
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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:...
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