Beauty and fashion

Model Kaia Gerber wears a creation as part of Max Mara's Fall/Winter 2020/2021 collection, presented in Milan, Italy, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
February 20, 2020 - 1:21 pm
MILAN (AP) — The frills are on at Milan Fashion Week, where “pretty” is womenswear watchword of the next cold weather season. Embellishments appeared even on brands known for their spare lines, mostly in the form of constructed ruffles, gathering and tiers. Highlights from Thursday’s womenswear...
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February 20, 2020 - 11:18 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Hair Club for Men founder Sy Sperling, famous for the TV commercials where he proclaimed “I'm not only the Hair Club president but I'm also a client,” died in Florida. He was 78. Sperling died Wednesday in Boca Raton after a lengthy illness, spokeswoman Terri Lynn said...
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February 19, 2020 - 11:52 am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A bill to allow medical marijuana cleared its first hurdle Thursday in the Alabama Legislature, giving hope to advocates after years of setbacks. Audience members applauded as the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 8-1 for the bill, putting it in line for a Senate floor vote...
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A model wears a creation by designer Tommy Hilfiger at the Autumn/Winter 2020 fashion week runway show in London, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020.(Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
February 16, 2020 - 6:27 pm
LONDON (AP) — Gale force winds and a deluge of rain may be causing havoc to much of Britain, but for the fashion crowd the show must go on. Storm Dennis didn't stop models, celebrities and fashion insiders from donning their finest to attend London Fashion Week on Sunday, which showcased new season...
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Joseph Diaz walks the runway in a fashion show Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, aimed at shining a light on male body shaming issues and the importance of the male body positivity movement. (AP Photo/Aron Ranen)
February 13, 2020 - 5:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The debate over unrealistic body ideals for women is a long-standing one, but the same discussion over expectations for men hasn't reached the same cultural pitch. That was the motivation behind Ryan's Secret, a different kind of show at New York Fashion Week that featured plus size...
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The latest fashion creation from Marc Jacobs is modeled during New York's Fashion Week, Wednesday Feb. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
February 13, 2020 - 12:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Somehow, he does it almost every time, and on Tuesday designer Marc Jacobs did it yet again: Upped his game, when it came to closing out New York Fashion Week with a jolt of creative energy, vision and panache. This time, Jacobs' vision included not just models (nealy 90 of them)...
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The Christian Cowan collection is modeled at Spring Studios during NYFW Fall/Winter 2020 on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
February 12, 2020 - 4:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Christian Cowan equates showing his fashion collections with continuously living out a childhood dream. "I’m always going to be so ecstatic every time I wake up and know I’ve got a show,” Cowan told The Associated Press before his fall-winter collection rolled out Tuesday night at...
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The Michael Kors collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
February 12, 2020 - 3:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Kors is so over leggings and sports bras. He used Wednesday’s fall collection as a reminder that staying in and cozying up by the fire can still be chic and glamorous. Blake Lively, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Issa Rae and Anna Wintour sat in the front row at the star-studded event...
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The latest fashion creation from Naeem Khan is modeled during New York's Fashion Week, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
February 12, 2020 - 12:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Designer Naeem Khan sent models down the runway Tuesday in a shimmering, star-spangled collection the immigrant called his love letter to America, recalling how he started his brand with only $500 and plenty of determination. “I am where I am today out of sheer time and hard work...
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Regina King arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
February 09, 2020 - 6:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Zazie Beetz wore two stunning diamond necklaces by Bvlgari with a custom Thom Browne look, and Billy Porter paid homage to the Cupola Room at Kensington Palace in a 24-karat bodice of gold feathers as the Oscars red carpet lit up Sunday on Hollywood's biggest night. The “Joker” co-...
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