Fashion

Iconic Fashion Designer Karl Lagerfeld, Who Dressed Melania Trump, Dies at 85

PARIS (AP) — Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel’s iconic couturier whose designs had an unprecedented impact on the entire fashion industry, died Tuesday in Paris, prompting an outpouring of love and admiration for the man in the trademark white ponytail, high starched collar and dark enigmatic glasses who dominated high fashion for the past 50 years.

Karl Lagerfeld, the German fashion designer for Chanel, holds his fan as he enters the main auditorium at the Sorbonne, the oldest and most famous university in France, Oct. 18, 1994. Lagerfeld fielded questions from an audience of some 2,000 guests, including Sorbonne students on the Chanel fashion house. (AP …

Fashion Notes: Melania Trump Struts in Monochromatic Italian Luxury

First Lady Melania Trump strutted out of the White House in a rich chocolate brown, monochromatic ensemble of Italian luxury. Mrs. Trump has been exceptionally monochromatic in her looks this week, opting for all-one-color outfits rather than prints, patterns, and

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Danish Fashion Designer Mocks ‘Burqa Ban’ and Police on Runway

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An Iranian-born designer made more than a fashion statement in Denmark on Wednesday by showcasing models wearing the conservative Muslim niqab, and others dressed as police officers, days after a law banning the full-face coverings worn

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An Iranian-born designer made more than …

Catholic-Themed Met Gala Features Sexy ‘Pope Rihanna’

Catholic symbolism including crosses, halos, Marian apparitions, saints, angels, cardinals, clerics, and popes were all on fashion display at the Met Gala in New York Monday evening, provoking adulation from some and consternation or indignation from others.

Rihanna arrives for the 2018 Met Gala on May 7, 2018, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. - The Gala raises money for the Metropolitan Museum of Arts Costume Institute. The Gala's 2018 theme is Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination. (Photo by Hector RETAMAL / …