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Many brands opt out of Milan men‘s runway shows this year

MILAN (AP) -- The Milan Fashion Week men’s calendar is full of holes. Zegna, Calvin Klein, Cavalli, Costume National, Ermanno Scervino and Bottega Veneta are among the fashion houses that have opted ...

Updated : 2016.06.02 11:53

Tokyo museum exhibits Issey Miyake‘s constant innovations

TOKYO (AP) -- Although he’s behind one of the biggest fashion brands to come out of Japan, Issey Miyake detests being called a fashion designer. Maybe a designer, even a sculptor, but not that frivo...

Updated : 2016.06.01 14:29

Korean designers to open pop-up store in Paris

Ten Korean designers will open a pop-up store at a renowned concept store in Paris next month, a local design foundation said Tuesday. The Seoul Design Foundation said the store, named "Seoul's 10So...

Updated : 2016.05.24 14:54

More men add bold, colorful accessories to wardrobes

BALTIMORE -- Ethan Giffin doesn’t let working in a business setting prevent him from showing off his sense of style. Giffin, CEO of the Little Italy-based Groove: Creative Marketing, Design & Deve...

Updated : 2016.05.17 14:52

Fashion meets gastronomy: dine and shop with style

In the age of social media -- when how food looks matters just as much as how it tastes -- luxury fashion stores that house coffee shops and restaurants have emerged as hot spots for fashion-consciou...

Updated : 2016.05.03 15:23

Met fashion exhibit explores dialogue between hand, machine

NEW YORK (AP) -- For decades, argues Andrew Bolton, the star curator of blockbuster fashion exhibits at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, we’ve all been looking at fashion through a flawed prism. We’...

Updated : 2016.05.03 13:33

Met curator Andrew Bolton, quiet defender of fashion as art

NEW YORK (AP) -- The opening seconds of the trailer for “The First Monday in May,” the new documentary about the dizzyingly star-studded Met Gala, show pop star Rihanna tossing her fashionable head...

Updated : 2016.04.28 13:16

Jimmy Choo creative director Sandra Choi talks glamour and ? of course ? shoes

In some fashion universe, TV’s fashion cheerleader Carrie Bradshaw is probably talking to her husband, John James “Mr. Big” Preston, and gazing at all of her shoes. After all, the former Ms. Brads...

Updated : 2016.04.28 11:36

[Eye Interview] Fashion maven Suzy Menkes talks big trends of 21st century

For more than a quarter-century, Suzy Menkes has crisscrossed the globe, reporting from the front rows and back stages of fashion shows, giving the layperson intimate insights into the baffling world...

Updated : 2016.04.22 17:01

Designers Costa, Zucchelli out at Calvin Klein

NEW YORK (AP) -- Designers Francisco Costa and Italo Zucchelli are leaving Calvin Klein as part of what the company describes as a global creative strategy to unify all of its brands under one vision...

Updated : 2016.04.21 14:07

[Herald Interview] Crystal accessories in digital age

Earlier this month, the crystal brand Swarovski launched a wearable activity-tracking device that women might actually consider wearing. The device had a sparkling faceted crystal the size of a coi...

Updated : 2016.04.19 15:33

Bob Mackie to receive award from Chicago costume council

CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago History Museum’s Costume Council plans to honor fashion designer Bob Mackie. Mackie, who is famous for his sparkling, imaginative costume designs, will receive the coun...

Updated : 2016.04.19 10:59

Halal makeup: Muslim beauty without the beast

PARIS (AFP) -- A bearded imam may have seemed out of place at last week’s In-Cosmetics expo in Paris, an annual showcase for the world’s leading and personal care products. But Shaikh Ali Achcar’s ...

Updated : 2016.04.19 10:57

Curvy Barbies land in Korea

Barbie doll maker Mattel’s latest attempt at embracing diversity, curvy Barbies, will exclusively go on sale at Toys R Us stores in Korea on Thursday, prior to the line’s official launch in the cou...

Updated : 2016.04.14 15:22

Brazil's midcentury modern furniture gets a new look

Brazil’s modernist architecture may be better known, but the country's distinctive midcentury modern furniture is getting new international attention. Sensuous curves, tropical woods, woven leathe...

Updated : 2016.04.14 14:24