Chanel celebrates cinema industry to cap Paris Fashion Week

PARIS (AP) — Monumental light-bulb encrusted letters spelling CHANEL sparkled over the runway at the Grand Palais on the last day of Paris Fashion Week prefacing a collection celebrating the cinema in...

Fashion designer Kenzo Takada dies from COVID-19 at age 81

PARIS (AP) — Kenzo Takada, the iconic Franco-Japanese fashion designer famed for his jungle-infused designs and free-spirited aesthetic that channeled his home continent of Asia, has died. He was 81. ...

Givenchy to unveil new designer debut at Paris Fashion Week

PARIS (AP) — Storied maison Givenchy is set to unveil new designer Matthew Williams’ debut collection Sunday, although the brand may have hoped such a big new beginning would have come under better da...

Hermes plays with depth in Surrealist Paris show

PARIS (AP) — Hermes headlined Saturday’s installment of Paris Fashion Week with a cinematic, surrealist runway staging, but the lack of celebrities attending and the patchy drizzle put a slight dampen...

Sparkle, dance and postal service infuse Paris Fashion Week

PARIS (AP) — From escapism at the disco, to resistance and aggression, even to pondering the importance of the postal service while working from home, designers in Paris have presented divergent creat...

Chloe holds an immersive Paris Fashion Week show

PARIS (AP) — Chloe took over the esplanade of the Palais de Tokyo on Thursday for an immersive runway show that used huge plasma screens to broadcast the collection live as the models wove in between ...

Kenzo gets the buzz at bee-themed Paris Fashion Week show

PARIS (AP) — A hybrid Paris Fashion Week continued Wednesday featuring a stand out live runway show from socially-distanced Kenzo, but no sign of any A-list celebrities. Here are som...

Hybrid Paris Fashion Week, both physical and digital, begins

PARIS (AP) — Christian Dior on Tuesday was the first major fashion house to stage a traditional ready-to-wear runway show in Paris since the coronavirus pandemic hit in March. The s...

As Paris Fashion Week is streamed, critics look to future

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 f...

Westwood mixes message of ecology with regal Paris fashion

PARIS (AP) — A singer at Vivienne Westwood's eco-minded Paris Fashion Week show serenaded guests about fighting for the environment on Saturday. Elie Saab presented a 1970's-inspired study in the bow ...

Celine gets refined as Balmain celebrates diversity in Paris

PARIS (AP) — Usher unleashed a photographer's battle at Balmain on Friday, as he appeared at Paris Fashion Week alongside towering model Cindy Bruna. The designer, Olivier Rousteing said of the typica...

Chloe sparkles as giant Paris fashion exhibit space opens

PARIS (AP) — Chloe teemed with sparkling detailing at Paris Fashion Week Thursday. The lofty Grand Palais, decorated with giant gold totems had starry guests to match — including ac...

Kenzo designer debuts; Lanvin goes encyclopedic in Paris

PARIS (AP) — All eyes at Paris Fashion Week on Wednesday were on the debut of Kenzo's new designer, who put guests attending the freezing, winter morning show inside a sweltering greenhouse. In his ex...

Dior invokes #MeToo in feminist-inspired fashion show

“Consent, Consent, Consent” flashed the neon set lights at Dior's latest ready-to-wear show in Paris. It signaled that the house's first ever female designer, Maria Grazia Chiuri, wo...

Gaultier bids the runway adieu on final day of couture

PARIS (AP) — As Jean Paul Gaultier prepared to bid adieu to the Paris couture runway with a fashion show and glitzy after-party at the Chatelet Theater, John Galliano put on a tongue-in-cheek show for...