Beauty and fashion

Models wear creations for Louis Vuitton men's Fall-Winter 2018/2019 fashion collection presented in Paris, Thursday, Jan.18, 2018. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
January 18, 2018 - 12:01 pm
PARIS (AP) — The celebrity allure of Paris Fashion Week was at its height on Thursday as the notables from the worlds of sports, film and fashion attended the Louis Vuitton swansong show for designer Kim Jones. Here are some highlights of the fall-winter 2018-19 menswear shows. STARS ATTEND VUITTON...
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A model wears a creation for Christophe Lemaire' s men Fall-Winter 2018/2019 fashion collection presented in Paris, Wednesday, Jan.17, 2018. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
January 17, 2018 - 10:26 am
PARIS (AP) — The travelling fashion press bid "ciao" to Milan and said "bonjour" to Paris on Wednesday — kicking off 50 fashion shows, endless parties, million-dollar business deals and the last leg of the menswear mania, which will sweep the French capital for five days. Powerhouse Valentino will...
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January 17, 2018 - 7:36 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish low-cost fashion brand H&M says it has appointed a diversity leader after having been accused of racism over an ad showing a black child dressed in a hoodie reading "coolest monkey in the jungle." H&M said late Tuesday on its Facebook page that the group's...
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January 14, 2018 - 11:40 am
BERLIN (AP) — German weekly news magazine Der Spiegel reports that the owners of European fashion chain C&A are considering selling the company to a Chinese investor. Der Spiegel published a report online Sunday that cited unnamed company sources saying a deal is close to completion. C&A...
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Models wear creations as part of the Moschino men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, that was presented in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Jan.13, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
January 13, 2018 - 6:39 pm
MILAN (AP) — Donatella Versace is embracing her own inner Versace. After coming off a triumphant outing at the Golden Globes, she helped launch Milan Fashion Week menswear previews for next winter on Saturday on a high note. Versace dressed three women for last Sunday's awards show: Angelina Jolie...
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This photo taken in 2009 and provided by Akubra Hats, shows Amy "Dolly" Everett in Brunette Downs in the Northern Territory, Australia. Hundreds of people are remembering Dolly who was known as the angelic face of the Australian bushmen's hat brand and whose family says she killed herself after being targeted by cyberbullying. A memorial service for Dolly was held in the tiny Northern Territory town of Katherine on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 near her family's cattle ranch. (Akubra Hats via AP)
January 12, 2018 - 1:13 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A 14-year-old girl who was the angelic face of an iconic Australian bushmen's hat brand was remembered by hundreds of mourners Friday after her suicide focused attention on the dangers of cyberbullying. The memorial service for Amy "Dolly" Everett was held in the tiny...
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An undated photo of an advert for a hoodie by H&M. Clothing giant H&M has apologized Monday, Jan. 8, 2017, and removed an advertising image of a black model in a sweatshirt with the words “Coolest monkey in the jungle.’’ The brand removed the image, but kept in place other designs modeled by white children. (H&M via AP)
January 10, 2018 - 9:42 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — American rapper G-Eazy has cancelled a partnership with H&M after the Swedish clothing retailer was accused of racism over a promotional image of a black child dressed in a hoodie reading "coolest monkey in the jungle." The rapper, whose real name is Gerald Earl...
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In this combination photo, Gwyneth Paltrow attends the WSJ. Magazine 2017 Innovator Awards in New York on Nov. 1, 2017, left, and executive producer/writer Brad Falchuk appears at the premiere of "American Horror Story: Hotel" in Los Angeles on Oct. 3, 2015. Paltrow, 45, announced her engagement to Falchuk on Instagram on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. (Photos by Evan Agostini, left, and Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
January 08, 2018 - 2:46 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gwyneth Paltrow is engaged to television writer-producer Brad Falchuk. The 45-year-old actress and lifestyle guru announced the engagement Monday morning with an Instagram preview of them embracing in a black and white photo on the cover of Goop magazine. She used a diamond ring...
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January 07, 2018 - 3:34 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A leather rocking chair from the Jungle Room at Elvis Presley's Graceland has sold at auction for $17,500. Graceland says in a news release the chair was among 271 items from third-party collectors offered at the auction held Saturday at The Guest House at Graceland in Memphis...
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FILE - In this June 14, 2011 file photo, Ben Vereen arrives at the opening night performance of the Broadway musical "Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark" in New York. Vereen is apologizing to female actresses for “inappropriate conduct” while he directed a production of the musical “Hair” in Florida in 2015. The apology on Twitter comes a day after the New York Daily News reported several actresses at The Venice Theatre alleged sexually abusive behavior by Vereen, including unwanted kissing, inviting women to join him naked in his hot tub and making demeaning and degrading comments. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)
January 05, 2018 - 2:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Award-winner Ben Vereen is apologizing to female actresses for "inappropriate conduct" while he directed a production of the musical "Hair" in Florida three years ago. The apology on Twitter comes a day after the New York Daily News reported several actresses at The Venice...
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