Fashion shows

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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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 - 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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Fashion designer Stella Jean talks during an interview with the Associated Press, in Rome, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020. Stella Jean, a Haitian-Italian designer born and raised in Rome, launched her appeal this summer. She asked the Italian National Fashion Chamber and the global powerhouses steering it, including Prada, Ferragamo and Zegna, to back their social media pledges supporting the Black Lives Matter movement with concrete, transparent commitments toward greater racial diversity. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
August 17, 2020 - 4:04 am
MILAN (AP) — The only Black designer belonging to Italy’s influential fashion council is demanding a "long overdue cultural reform’’ from her colleagues under the slogan: Do Black Lives Matter in Italy? The conversation has gotten off to a rocky start. Stella Jean, a Haitian-Italian designer born...
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Pedestrians pass by a screen showing a Versace model, during the Milan Digital Fashion Week, in Milan, Italy, Thursday, July 16, 2020. Forty fashion houses are presenting previews of menswear looks for next spring and summer and pre-collections for women in digital formats, due to concerns generated by the COVID-19. (Claudio Furlan/LaPresse via AP)
July 17, 2020 - 5:16 pm
MILAN (AP) — The coronavirus-provoked fashion runway rethink was in full swing on the last day of Milan’s first Digital Fashion Week. Ermengildo Zegna’s so-called Phygital presentation was a hybrid of physical and digital experiences that could be the harbinger for runway shows to come for the...
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Pedestrians pass by a screen showing a Vivetta model during the Milan Digital Fashion Week, in Milan, Italy, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Forty fashion houses are presenting previews of menswear looks for next spring and summer and pre-collections for women in digital formats, due to concerns generated by the COVID-19. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
July 14, 2020 - 2:14 pm
MILAN (AP) — Prada headlined Day 1 of Milan’s first Digital Fashion Week on Tuesday with a series of out-sourced videos and the apt subtitle ‘’the show that never happened.’’ Luxury fashion is adapting to the coronavirus pandemic by moving runway shows onto digital platforms. It was that, or cancel...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2020 file photo, models wear creations for the Kenzo fashion collection during Women's fashion week Fall/Winter 2020/21 presented in Paris. The coronavirus pandemic has instilled extra unpredictability into the already fickle Paris Fashion Week. After first canceling the July shows for menswear and Haute Couture, the French fashion federation has now organized an unprecedented schedule of digital-only events instead. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
July 06, 2020 - 4:47 am
PARIS (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has instilled extra unpredictability into the already fickle Paris Fashion Week. After first canceling the July shows for menswear and Haute Couture, the French fashion federation has now organized an unprecedented schedule of digital-only events instead. Top...
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A model wears a creation for the Stella McCartney fashion collection during Women's fashion week Fall/Winter 2020/21 presented in Paris, Monday, March 2, 2020. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
March 02, 2020 - 3:49 pm
PARIS (AP) — Models wearing animal outfits joined the finale of Stella McCartney's fur-free and leather-free show Monday, as the British-American designer continued to shine a light on the environment and animal cruelty in the industry. The show, which explored a chic cross-over silhouette in soft...
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A model wears a creation for the Valentino fashion collection during Women's fashion week Fall/Winter 2020/21 presented in Paris, Sunday, March 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
March 01, 2020 - 1:31 pm
PARIS (AP) — Haunting music greeted drizzled-on VIP guests, including singer Janelle Monáe, who braved torrential rains in Paris to get to Valentino's experimental fashion show near the Invalides monument on Sunday. At Issey Miyake, a lone artist strode out to create an artistic installation on a...
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February 27, 2020 - 10:32 am
PARIS (AP) — Chloe teemed with sparkling detailing at Paris Fashion Week Thursday. The lofty Grand Palais, decorated with giant gold Grecian columns, had starry guests to match — including actresses Katie Holmes and Kate Bosworth — and added to the glint of the stylish fall-winter 2020 collection...
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