Fashion design

Designer Phillipe Blond walks the runway during The Blonds collection presentation during New York Fashion Week, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
February 13, 2019 - 5:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Hip-hop icon Lil' Kim slayed as a blonde at The Blonds, performing her new song "Go Awff" to close the design duo's New York Fashion week show inspired by "Scarface" and other classic gangster movies. David and Phillipe Blond, always fashion provocateurs, wanted to incorporate their...
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The Christian Cowan collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
February 13, 2019 - 12:10 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Christian Cowan was finding it hard to stand still backstage after his high-energy show on Tuesday, practically jumping up and down in place. The British designer, at 23 already a favorite of celebs like Lady Gaga and rapper Cardi B, presented a new collection that harked back to...
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The latest fashion from Naeem Khan is modeled during Fashion Week Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
February 12, 2019 - 11:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Naeem Khan brought 1970s glam back to New York Fashion Week with the help of a few models of the era. The Halston icons Pat Cleveland, Karen Bjornson and Alva Chinn closed Khan's show Tuesday in silver sequined evening gowns, joined by the veteran designer on the runway for his bow...
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FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2018, file photo, a model wears a creation as part of the Gucci women's Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection, presented during the Milan Fashion Week, in Milan, Italy. Gucci, which designed this face warmer, reminiscent of blackface prompted an instant backlash from the public and forced the company to apologize publicly on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)
February 12, 2019 - 8:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Gucci's creative director broke his silence Tuesday over an $890 sweater that resembled blackface, saying racism was never his intention. Alessandro Michele, a design force at the Italian fashion house, lamented in a letter to employees both his own pain and "that of the people who...
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The Carolina Herrera collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
February 12, 2019 - 3:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — When the last model walked down the Carolina Herrera runway in a floor-length, billowing gown that looked like a huge white shirt, it was a playful nod in two ways. First, it was a take on the tradition of ending a fashion show with a bridal gown. And second, it was a nod by...
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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2019 file photo Katy Perry arrives at MusiCares Person of the Year honoring Dolly Parton in Los Angeles. Perry’s fashion line has pulled two types of shoes after some people compared them to blackface. The Ora Face Block Heel and Rue Face Slip-On Loafers were released last summer in nine different colors. They included protruding eyes, nose and red lips. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
February 12, 2019 - 11:09 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katy Perry's fashion line has pulled two types of shoes after some people compared them to blackface. The Ora Face Block Heel and Rue Face Slip-On Loafers were released last summer in nine different colors. They included protruding eyes, nose and red lips. In a statement released...
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A model waits backstage for first looks before the Zadig & Voltaire show is modeled during Fashion Week, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
February 12, 2019 - 1:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Zadig & Voltaire's artistic director, Cecilia Bonstrom, is Swedish, but she had Parisian fashion culture on her mind Monday at New York Fashion Week. That and the cool kids and hip-hop stars who frequented the Tunnel, an iconic New York City nightclub in an old freight terminal...
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February 11, 2019 - 2:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Feb. 8 about a Badgley Mischka New York Fashion Week show, The Associated Press reported erroneously that it was the label's spring show. It was the company's fall show. A corrected version of the story is below: Badgley Mischka sizzles with sparkle, stretch Veteran...
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Offset, left, and Cardi B arrive at the 61st annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
February 11, 2019 - 1:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Sparkly, studded and strutting in designer looks, the Grammys parade of often out-there fashion kicked off in a downpour Sunday, but that didn't dampen spirits as the music industry's best showed off their myriad outfits. Cardi B had a spot of trouble walking in a sculpted look that...
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The Longchamp Paris collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
February 10, 2019 - 4:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Models Kendall Jenner and Liu Wen took a break from the catwalk to sit front row for Longchamp's second appearance at New York Fashion Week, and creative director Sophie Delafontaine couldn't have been happier. Delafontaine told The Associated Press she was moved by New York City's...
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