Beauty and fashion

The Prabal Gurung collection is modeled during Fashion Week, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019 in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
September 08, 2019 - 10:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With flower crowns and beauty pageant sashes, Prabal Gurung asked a fundamental question of the day: Who gets to be an American? Adorning his runway Sunday at New York Fashion Week with hanging bouquets mixed with flags from around the world, the designer celebrated diversity in...
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The latest fashion creation from Brandon Maxwell is modeled during New York Fashion Week, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
September 08, 2019 - 8:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Brandon Maxwell has had quite the year. The designer joined the cast of "Project Runway" as a judge, had some of the most famous women in Hollywood wear his designs and he accompanied his best friend, Lady Gaga, to the Met Gala, changing her four times on the red carpet during...
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Fashion from Longchamp is modeled Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 08, 2019 - 3:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Longchamp doesn't want to be remembered as exclusively French. Though artistic director Sophie Delafontaine is a proud Parisian, she said she wants the brand to embody an international spirit. And what better way to show that spirit than bringing a collection to New York inspired by...
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The Christian Siriano collection is modeled during Fashion Week, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 07, 2019 - 7:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fashion lovers contend that it's not just a business, but also a true art. Christian Siriano made that argument in a literal way Saturday by bringing an actual artist to his runway, putting the finishing touches on her paintings as models strutted by. Artist Ashley Longshore went...
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A row of hearts, each with the name of a victim, adorn a growing memorial to those who died aboard the dive boat Conception, seen early Friday morning, Sept. 6, 2019 at the harbor in Santa Barbara, Calif. The Sept. 2 fire took the lives of 34 people on the ship off Santa Cruz Island off the Southern California coast near Santa Barbara (AP Photo/Stefanie Dazio)
September 06, 2019 - 7:13 pm
From a veteran water polo coach to a Singaporean data scientist, the passengers aboard the ill-fated Conception dive boat were linked by their love for the water. Here are the victims who have been identified so far from the deadly fire that engulfed the vessel, killing 34 people off California's...
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This Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 image taken from video shows a model wearing fashion from the Elie Tahari Spring/Summer 2020 collection during Fashion Week in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Cohen)
September 06, 2019 - 6:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Elie Tahari didn't shy away from playful elements in his spring-summer 2020 collection. But the patterns and bucket hats didn't take away from the classic sophistication he brings to his designs. Tahari said he was inspired by New York in the 1970s, around the time he immigrated to...
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August 30, 2019 - 4:32 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A new ad for a Dior men's fragrance called Sauvage has sparked outrage for its use of Native American culture and symbols. The French luxury goods company posted a trailer Friday of a Native American dancer and promised more details about the fragrance on Monday. Another post, on...
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August 24, 2019 - 9:22 pm
ORANGE, Texas (AP) — Harley Morgan was still wearing his dark suit and Rhiannon Boudreaux her wedding dress when the Texas "childhood sweethearts" were killed in a crash with a truck minutes after they were married. Nineteen-year-old Morgan and 20-year-old Boudreaux were pronounced dead Friday at...
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A mural of former NBA star Larry Bird is seen on the side of a multi-family residence in Fountain Square, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, in Indianapolis. Larry Bird likes the mural but not the tatts. Bird's attorney, Gary Sallee, says the former Indiana Pacers executive "needs to protect" his brand and "doesn't want to be seen as a tattooed guy." Artist Jules Muck says she was just trying to be funny. The mural is a replica of Bird's appearance on a 1977 Sports Illustrated cover when he played college ball for Indiana State. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
August 21, 2019 - 2:59 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Larry Bird likes the mural but not the tats. An artist says she'll remove most tattoos from a large painting of the former NBA star on an Indianapolis multi-family residence. The tattoos include two rabbits mating on his right arm and a spider web on a shoulder. Artist Jules...
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A dog dressed as Yoda from "Star Wars" won the cosplay costume contest award at Doggy Con in Woodruff Park, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, in Atlanta. Cosplay is the practice of dressing up like a fictional character. (AP Photo/Andrea Smith)
August 17, 2019 - 6:11 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta's scorching August heat didn't stop Megan Nelson from slipping on a long faux fur coat and dressing up like Cruella de Vil for her first Doggy Con convention, a pet event for costumed canines inspired by the upcoming Dragon Con convention. Doggy Con drew hundreds of dog...
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