Fashion shows

Models wear creations as part of Dolce & Gabbana's men's 2019 Spring-Summer collection, unveiled during the Fashion Week in Milan, Italy, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
June 16, 2018 - 3:24 pm
MILAN (AP) — Milan designers continue to cast their eyes toward Millennials with a focus on street wear — but without giving up tailored luxury and technical innovations. Menswear collections for next spring and summer were being shown Saturday during the second day of Milan Fashion Week. The focus...
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A model wears a creation part of the Ermenegildo Zegna men's Spring-Summer 2019 collection, that was presented in Milan, Italy, Friday, June 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
June 16, 2018 - 8:36 am
MILAN (AP) — Not just trends, but also continuity, were in focus as Milan Fashion Week launched four days of menswear previews for next spring and summer on Friday. Fashion Week opened with the news that the Italian investment fund FSI has invested 70 million euros ($81 million) in the family-run...
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Jeremy Scott attends the MOSCHINO Spring/Summer 2019 Menswear Resort Womenswear Show and Party on Friday, June 8, 2018, in Burbank, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
June 09, 2018 - 11:42 am
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — The celebratory mood at the Moschino's fashion show tinged with sadness over recent deaths of designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain. Actress-model Jaime King had met both but was more familiar with Spade, having started to work with the fashion icon when she...
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A model wears a creation part of Gucci's women Fall/Winter 2018/19 fashion collection, presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Casual luxury is driving global sales, forecast to grow 6 percent this year, as high-end consumers look for low-brow statements in T-shirts, sneakers and rubber sliders, according to a new study by consultancy Bain released Thursday, June 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
June 07, 2018 - 6:57 am
MILAN (AP) — A new study shows that casual luxury is driving global sales of high-end apparel, footwear and handbags as wealthier consumers look for low-brow statements in T-shirts, sneakers and rubber sliders. The study by Bain consultancy released Thursday shows the luxury fashion sector is set...
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June 06, 2018 - 12:27 pm
ROME (AP) — Nigerian women who were trafficked to Italy to work as prostitutes have found work in a handbag and dressmaking shop that recently received some top-notch raw materials: 4,000 meters (4,374 yards) of leftover fabric from Gucci. The initiative was announced Wednesday in Rome, complete...
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FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2017, file photo, the logo of Louis Vuitton, a fashion house and luxury retail company is pictured on their store on the Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris, France. Louis Vuitton has named Kanye West collaborator Virgil Abloh as its new men's wear artistic director. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
March 26, 2018 - 6:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Louis Vuitton has named Kanye West collaborator Virgil Abloh as its new men's wear artistic director. The 37-year-old is founder of the Off-White label and is Vuitton's first African-American artistic director. He replaces Kim Jones, who left in January to become men's wear designer...
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Beijing-born designer Yiqing Yin acknowledges applause after the presentation of Poiret ready-to-wear fall/winter 2018/2019 fashion collection presented in Paris, Sunday, March 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
March 04, 2018 - 9:03 am
PARIS (AP) — In a low-key Givenchy hoody, actor Idris Elba bucked this week's trend and brought some rare A-list star power to Paris Fashion Week on Sunday. Here are some highlights of the fall-winter collections being shown in Paris, including Givenchy and the relaunch of Poiret. GIVENCHY'S DARK...
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A model wears a creation for Hermes's ready-to-wear fall/winter 2018/2019 fashion collection presented in Paris, Saturday, March 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
March 03, 2018 - 2:15 pm
PARIS (AP) — The buttoned-up styles of the Victorian era have met their nemesis in the unbridled sexuality of British punk in contrasting shows at Paris Fashion Week. Here are some of the fall-winter highlights from the shows Saturday, which included Vivienne Westwood, Elie Saab and Hermes:...
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Models wear creations for Manish Arora's ready-to-wear fall/winter 2018/2019 fashion collection presented in Paris, Thursday, March 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
March 01, 2018 - 4:39 pm
PARIS (AP) — A romantic Victorian spirit infused many of the fluid dresses and silk shirts shown Thursday at Chloe during Paris Fashion Week's fall-winter 2018 shows. Kenzo channeled painter Henri Rousseau's jungle aesthetic with striped knitted skirts and tops in eye-popping colors while Manish...
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Models wear creations for Lanvin's ready-to-wear fall/winter 2018/2019 fashion collection presented in Paris, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
February 28, 2018 - 12:02 pm
PARIS (AP) — Paris Fashion Week is continuing in the French capital. Themes from the natural world, to the Roaring Twenties to the era of Glam Rock have been channeled on Day 2 of the shows. Here are some of the fall-winter 2018 highlights: ___ LANVIN'S COMPROMISE For his sophomore outing, designer...
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