Beauty and fashion

Models display creations by Preen by Thornton Bregazzi at the Spring/Summer 2020 fashion week runway show presented in London, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019. (Kate Collins/PA via AP)
September 15, 2019 - 2:58 pm
LONDON (AP) — Fashion devotees basked in sunny weather and strong, sometimes whimsical collections as London Fashion Week neared its climax Sunday with runway shows by Roland Mouret, Victoria Beckham, Simone Rocha and others throughout the city. A fleet of black chauffeured Mercedes whisked VIPs...
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A model wears a creation by Marta Jakubowski at the Spring/Summer 2020 fashion week runway show in London, Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. (Photo by Grant Pollard/Invision/AP)
September 14, 2019 - 7:01 am
LONDON (AP) — Fashion aficionados basked in strong late summer sunlight Saturday as runway shows and presentations picked up speed at London Fashion Week. Model and TV presenter Alexa Chung showed some of her latest creations in a show followed by an earnest discussion on "body positivity" in an...
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September 13, 2019 - 7:09 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California woman is hospitalized in a semi-comatose state after using a skin cream from Mexico that was laced with toxic methylmercury. California health officials say the 47-year-old Sacramento woman bought the cosmetic at a Jalisco pharmacy. She was hospitalized with...
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Rihanna attends the 5th annual Diamond Ball benefit gala at Cipriani Wall Street on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
September 13, 2019 - 1:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Like many kids, Rihanna dreamed of someday growing up to be rich, but helping others was at the forefront of her vision. "It's always been important to me before any success," she told The Associated Press Thursday at her annual Diamond Ball charity gala. "As a kid, just seeing...
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Pro-China protesters wave a Chinese national flag at a shopping mall in Hong Kong, Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. Protest-related activities are expected to continue Friday, when Chinese celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with lanterns and mooncakes. Police banned a planned major march in central Hong Kong on Sunday, but many protesters have said they will turn up anyway. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
September 13, 2019 - 8:19 am
HONG KONG (AP) — A tennis tournament and a London musical are the latest events postponed in Hong Kong out of concerns over safety and disruptions from pro-democracy protests. K-pop concerts, Chanel fashion shows and international conferences have been canceled, postponed or moved out of the semi-...
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The Marc Jacobs collection is modeled during Fashion Week, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
September 12, 2019 - 11:27 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Twice a year, the New York fashion world trudges to the Upper East Side and the cavernous Park Avenue Armory to see what new tricks Marc Jacobs has up his sleeve. Somehow Jacobs, who has the final Fashion Week slot every time — a position of considerable pressure — tends to find a...
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This Sept. 9, 2019 photo shows actor-singer Billy Porter, center, performing at the "The Blonds x Moulin Rouge!" show during Fashion Week in New York. (AP Photo/Ragan Clark)
September 11, 2019 - 8:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Runway met Broadway when The Blonds took to the stage of the splashy musical "Moulin Rouge." With the help of Billy Porter, who performed two songs, the ever-theatrical design duo stuck to the musical's theme, focused on a cabaret, and stayed true to their risque style Monday for...
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Emaza Dilan, left, and Saiyr Dilan of Ceraadi attend the Spring/Summer 2020 Savage X Fenty show, presented by Amazon Prime, at the Barclays Center on Tuesday, Sept, 10, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
September 11, 2019 - 7:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Big Sean, A$ap Ferg, Halsey and Migos rocked Rihanna's Savage X Fenty crowd Tuesday from a color-saturated stage at the Barclays Center as Normani and Laverne Cox joined an army of supermodels and dancers in a showcase of her latest loungewear and lingerie. But don't look for the...
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Bella Hadid models fashion from the Michael Kors collection during Fashion Week in New York, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 11, 2019 - 4:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — There were no flag outfits, but Michael Kors' show for New York Fashion Week was very much a patriotic tribute as he saluted American fashion with a collection that ran from nautical chic to classic glamour-girl gowns to whimsical polka-dot designs. Taking place Wednesday, on the...
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FILE - This Sept. 19, 2014 file photo shows Chairman and CEO of Victoria’s Secret parent L Brands Les Wexner touring the exhibit at the Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, Ohio. Wexner says he is “embarrassed” by his former ties with the disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, according to multiple media reports. He delivered the remarks during his opening address Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019 at the company’s annual investor day in Columbus. The remarks came months after reports of his ties with Epstein surfaced. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)
September 10, 2019 - 4:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The founder, chairman and CEO of Victoria's Secret parent L Brands says he is "embarrassed" by his former ties with the disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein. Les Wexner delivered the remarks during his opening address Tuesday at the company's annual investor day in Columbus, Ohio...
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