Fashion shows

This April 10, 2019, photo shows a sign by furnyc.org in the window of Victoria Stass Collection in New York's fur district. The fur trade is considered so important to New York’s development that two beavers adorn the city’s official seal, a reference to early Dutch and English settlers who traded in beaver pelts. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 17, 2019 - 7:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A burgeoning movement to outlaw fur is seeking to make its biggest statement yet in the fashion mecca of New York City. Lawmakers are pushing a measure that would ban the sale of all new fur products in the city where such garments were once common and style-setters including...
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Model Cara Delevingne, second from left, looks as models wipe tears from their eyes as they wear creations as part of the Chanel ready to wear Fall-Winter 2019-2020 collection, that was presented in Paris, Tuesday, March 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
March 05, 2019 - 2:57 pm
PARIS (AP) — It was Karl Lagerfeld's final curtain — even though he wasn't there. Celebrities, models and fashion industry peers who had gathered at Chanel's catwalk show Tuesday held a minute's silence to bid adieu to the iconic couturier, who died last month and did not want a public funeral...
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A model wears a creation as part of the Stella McCartney ready to wear Fall-Winter 2019-2020 collection, that was presented in Paris, Monday, March 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
March 04, 2019 - 4:26 pm
PARIS (AP) — Words were almost inaudible amid the screams when Stella McCartney presented her collection at Paris Fashion Week Monday, which toyed with draping and upcycling. Such exuberant outbursts would usually come from the designer's fans. But it was McCartney herself who caused the commotion...
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Singer Grace Jones wears a creation as part of the Tommy Now ready to wear Fall-Winter 2019-2020 collection, that was presented in Paris, Saturday, March 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
March 03, 2019 - 4:39 pm
PARIS (AP) — A one-off itinerant extravaganza courtesy of American designer Tommy Hilfiger's "buy-now" collaboration with actress-singer Zendaya gave Paris Fashion Week a case of Saturday night fever. On Sunday, Valentino's Pierpaolo Piccioli yet again received a standing ovation, and Thom Browne...
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A model wears a creation as part of the Elie Saab ready to wear Fall-Winter 2019-2020 collection, that was presented in Paris, Saturday, March 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
March 02, 2019 - 11:46 am
PARIS (AP) — Elie Saab and Vivienne Westwood were among designers featured at Paris Fashion Week Saturday, with organizers on heightened alert as French yellow vests protesters mobilized in Paris for a 16th straight weekend. Marches are planned not far from show venues near the Arc de Triomphe...
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A model wears a creation as part of the Celine ready to wear Fall-Winter 2019-2020 collection, that was presented in Paris, Friday, March 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
March 01, 2019 - 7:23 pm
PARIS (AP) — Fashion rebel and designer Hedi Slimane returned to Paris Fashion Week to present his sophomore womenswear show Friday for storied brand Celine that riffed on the 70s. The sky was the limit for the 15-minute display, staged in a purpose-built Japanese-style building branded "CELINE" by...
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Models wear creations as part of the Manish Arora ready to wear Fall-Winter 2019-2020 collection, that was presented in Paris, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
February 28, 2019 - 5:04 pm
PARIS (AP) — High-collared, fluid silhouettes teeming with detail were the Paris Fashion Week recipe when Chloe showcased its latest winter collection and bid adieu to former designer Karl Lagerfeld, who died on Feb. 19. Rick Owens, meanwhile, pushed the envelope with a truly frightening and...
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A model wears a creation as part of the Lanvin ready to wear Fall-Winter 2019-2020 collection, that was presented in Paris, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
February 27, 2019 - 11:51 am
PARIS (AP) — After several years in the creative wilderness, Lanvin is back on form. There was a palpable sense of relief — as well as praise — as noisy applause erupted at the end of the French couture house's catwalk show Wednesday, a debut from Bruno Sialelli, Lanvin's fourth designer in four...
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Models wear creations as part of the Dior ready to wear Fall-Winter 2019-2020 collection, that was presented in Paris, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
February 26, 2019 - 5:18 pm
PARIS (AP) — Designer Maria Grazia Chiuri once again celebrated feminism and sisterhood in her collection for Christian Dior at Paris Fashion Week, delving into the independent youth subculture styles of 1950s Britain. Wearing a marl Dior dress, Jennifer Lawrence swept down the stone steps inside...
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February 24, 2019 - 12:21 pm
MILAN (AP) — Milan Mayor Giuseppe Sala made a rare fashion week appearance, sitting in the front row of Dolce & Gabbana on Sunday. The mayor's presence had the hallmark of an institutional show of support after the designers were forced to cancel a Shanghai show following comments by one of the...
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