Fashion show lets Down Syndrome models strut their stuff

NEW YORK (AP) — One model sashayed down the runway with a leather jacket and a guitar, basking in applause from the crowd. Another danced and strutted in a multicolored bomber coat. ...

Fashion's LaQuan Smith embraces that Champagne lifestyle

NEW YORK (AP) — LaQuan Smith is all about the Champagne lifestyle: bubbly, luxurious and, especially when it comes to the women's clothes he creates, sexy. The designer made his New ...

Models clad in black stir controversy at Taipei Fashion Week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In what appears to be a cultural misunderstanding, the 2019 Taipei Fashion Week SS20 stirred controversy on Sunday (Oct. 6) after several models were seen with their heads...

10 must-go arts and culture events taking place in Taiwan this October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is abounding with arts and culture this October, and Taiwan News has selected 10 must-go events happening across the island, from Taipei in the north to Kaohsiung i...

McCartney presents eco-manifesto at Paris Fashion Week show

PARIS (AP) — Riding on the increased focus on the fight against climate change, the fashion industry's eco-pioneer Stella McCartney turned parts of her Paris Fashion Week show into a manifesto on ecol...

Valentino channels powerful simplicity in Paris show

PARIS (AP) — A less-is-more philosophy at Valentino had celebrity guests, including American singer Camila Cabello and model Naomi Campbell, vigorously applauding. Meanwhile, Thom Br...

Guest models Mirren, Longoria energize L'Oréal fashion show

PARIS (AP) — Armed with a battalion of celebrity ambassadors, L'Oréal took over the historic Paris Mint building to stage a Paris Fashion Week extravaganza. Offerings from Elie Saab, who went 1970s, a...

Balmain channels 90s, Miyake debuts new designer in Paris

PARIS (AP) — Balmain defied the trends in designer Olivier Rousteing's rebellious ode to the 90s, serving up an infectious foot-tapping soundtrack of nostalgia in Paris' Opera Garnier. ...

Chloe gets chic as VIPs create fashion homage to Lagerfeld

PARIS (AP) — Model and singer Pixie Geldof and Louis Vuitton designer Nicolas Ghesquiere watched from Grand Palais' front row Thursday morning in Paris as Chloe put on a spring manifesto in wearable c...

Taipei Fashion Week presents 'NOWism’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Fashion Week SS20 2019 has the theme of “NOWism” and will launch with a series of high-profile events from Oct. 4-13. The press conference of Taipei ...

Kylie Jenner hospitalized, will miss Paris Fashion Week

Kylie Jenner has been hospitalized with an undisclosed illness and will have to skip a planned cosmetics rollout at Paris Fashion Week The 22-year-old social media star and makeup mo...

Quirks and provocations define Paris Fashion Week shows

PARIS (AP) — There were quirks and provocations galore at the second major day of Paris Fashion Week collections, as John Galliano showed why he's still a creative force to be reckoned with — and mode...

Dior celebrates nature to kick off Paris Fashion Week

PARIS (AP) — The drizzly weather in the French capital didn't rain on Dior's parade as the powerhouse staged the first major show of Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday. On the contrary, r...

Gucci takes a kinky turn; Dolce&Gabbana give a jungle roar

MILAN (AP) — Fashion, according to Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele, now is above all "a great platform. It has great power." Michele has used that platform during his 4½ y...

Armani explores connection with nature in ethereal looks

MILAN (AP) — Milan designers are presenting fashion as essential. It no longer refers to must-haves, but to a distillation of ideas, discarding excess in collections and by example in wardrobes, to di...