Beauty and fashion

Models walk the runway at the Chanel Metiers d'Art 2018/19 Show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
December 04, 2018 - 11:43 pm
An air of ancient Egyptian luxury ruled the night as Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld brought his traveling fashion show to New York and its famous Temple of Dendur at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Lagerfeld chose the venue for his 17th annual "Metiers d'Art" show, which takes place in a different...
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FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2018 file photo, models Martha Hunt, from left, Lais Ribeiro, Josephine Skriver, Sara Sampaio, Stella Maxwell and Romee Strijd walk the runway during the 2018 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in New York. Shown on ABC Sunday after several years on CBS, its audience of 3.27 million viewers was the smallest since becoming a holiday season TV event in 2001. The Nielsen company said the show has lost more than half its television audience in two years.(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
December 04, 2018 - 2:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — As a television event, the Victoria's Secret fashion show appears headed for the remainder bin. The show has been buffeted by bad publicity, bad reviews and now bad numbers. Shown on ABC on Sunday after several years on CBS, its audience of 3.27 million viewers was the smallest...
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November 30, 2018 - 6:52 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Payless taught fashion influencers a lesson about shoes by opening a fake store that sold Main Street shoes at Madison Avenue prices. Payless ShoeSource held a launch party in Los Angeles for the bogus label Palessi and invited the fashionistas to sample the merchandise. Payless...
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November 15, 2018 - 9:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has nominated a South Florida-based luxury fashion and handbag designer to be the new U.S. ambassador to South Africa. The White House announced the nomination of native South African Lana Marks late Wednesday. Marks was born and raised in South Africa and...
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In this Nov. 2, 2018 photo, Honduran transgender Alexa Amaya, who part of a group of 50 or so LGBTQ migrants traveling with the migrant caravan hoping to reach the U.S. border, uses a compact to apply makeup while riding in the back of a flatbed truck to Sayula, Mexico. "I know it will be difficult to win asylum," said Alexa, a 24-year-old from Copan Honduras, "but we have to make the attempt." (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
November 12, 2018 - 11:03 pm
MATIAS ROMERO, Mexico (AP) — Dozens of transgender women and gay men in the caravan moving through Mexico with hopes of seeking asylum in the United States have banded together for protection — not from the uncertainty of a journey fraught with danger from the gangs who prey on migrants but from...
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November 12, 2018 - 12:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The fifth great-grandson of Alexander Hamilton is loaning some family heirlooms to the Museum of the American Revolution. The items include a Society of the Cincinnati Eagle insignia worn and owned by Hamilton and a gold mourning ring — featuring a lock of his hair set under a...
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Demonstrators walk on a banner showing altered images of U.S. banknotes with a picture of President Donald Trump on the ground during a rally in front of the former U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran, on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, marking the 39th anniversary of the seizure of the embassy by militant Iranian students. Thousands of Iranians rallied in Tehran on Sunday to mark the anniversary as Washington restored all sanctions lifted under the nuclear deal. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
November 05, 2018 - 12:11 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians already struggling to get by amid spiraling prices fear even more hardship is on the way with Monday's restoration of crippling U.S. sanctions. At a Tehran pharmacy, customers said medicines were already getting further out of reach. Manijeh Khorrami, who had come to...
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The wedding dress with a five-meter-long veil that Meghan the Duchess of Sussex wore and an identical uniform to the specially commissioned one Prince Harry wore at their wedding are displayed as part of an exhibition entitled 'A Royal Wedding: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex' in the Grand Reception Room at Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. The display will be open to visitors from Friday October 26 until January 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
October 26, 2018 - 4:16 am
LONDON (AP) — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has described how she worked with designer Clare Waight Keller of Givenchy to create a "timeless" wedding gown for her wedding to Prince Harry earlier this year. Harry and the former Meghan Markle recorded their memories of the wedding for an audio...
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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2018, file photo, actress and singer Lady Gaga poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film "A Star Is Born" in London. Next year's Met Gala theme will be 'camp,' organizers revealed Tuesday, Oct. 9. It's a shift in tone and content from this year's meditation on Catholicism. The celebrity co-chairs will include Lady Gaga, Serena Williams and Harry Styles, along with Gucci designer Alessandro Michele and Vogue editor Anna Wintour. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, File)
October 09, 2018 - 9:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Next year's Met Gala will be downright campy. No, seriously: The Metropolitan Museum announced Tuesday that "Camp: Notes on Fashion" will be the title of its next blockbuster spring Costume Institute exhibit. The exhibit is launched each year by the star-studded Met Gala, where...
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Pharrell Williams attends Chanel Spring/Summer 2019 ready-to-wear fashion collection in Paris, Tuesday, Oct.2, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
October 02, 2018 - 4:25 pm
PARIS (AP) — An autumnal chill is in the air in Paris, but Karl Lagerfeld managed to spirit the Paris Fashion Week crowd away to an idyllic beachscape on Tuesday, the last day of the ready-to-wear shows. With a click of his gloved fingers, Chanel's eccentric couturier transformed the inside of the...
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