Beauty and fashion

Actress Sophia Loren, left, and designer Valentino Garavani pose for photographers upon arrival at the Green Carpet Fashion Awards in Milan, Italy, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
September 23, 2019 - 8:08 am
MILAN (AP) — Sophia Loren and Valentino have received a standing ovation from a packed house of fashion and Hollywood A-listers during the third edition of the Green Carpet Awards honoring progress toward sustainability. Loren, stunning in a black gown and glistening diamond necklace, presented...
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus arrives at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
September 22, 2019 - 10:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Julia Louis-Dreyfus stunned in classic Hollywood gold, Zendaya donned an emerald silk gown with a provocative corset top and Kerry Washington went for sparkly black tuxedo pants on the Emmy Awards' purple carpet, where pink-and-red combination looks and glittery chokers were...
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Models Gigi Hadid, from front second left, Bella Hadid and Kaia Gerber wear creations with other models as part of the Max Mara Spring-Summer 2020 collection, unveiled during the fashion week, in Milan, Italy, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
September 19, 2019 - 7:24 pm
MILAN (AP) — A naïve streak is running through the collections on preview during Milan Fashion Week — with a return to simpler times, yesteryear prints and patterns and unfussy silhouettes. Checked gingham is making a comeback, while crushed velvet is making inroads into the summertime wardrobe as...
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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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