New York Fashion Week

Designer Michael Kors receives 2013 The Couture Council Award for Artistry of Fashion from actress Hilary Swank during a luncheon in the David H. Koch Theater of New York's Lincoln Center,  Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. The luncheon benefits the museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Designer Michael Kors takes success in stride

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Kors is having a moment. Business is booming, shares in his lifestyle brand hit an all-time high last month and he was honored Wednesday with the 2013 Couture Council Award […]

09/04/2013

Fashion designer Maria Pinto. (Photo/Courtesy Maria Pinto, Brian Kuhlmann)

Maria Pinto launches new collection on Kickstarter

CHICAGO (AP) — Fashion designer Maria Pinto — famous for dressing first lady Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey — is back with a new, more affordable collection that she plans to launch with the help […]

09/02/2013

Angelina Jolie

2012 styles that made our heads turn

NEW YORK (AP) – Every year fashion offers up the good, the bad and the ugly. But what the industry is really built on – and consumers respond to – is buzz. Here are the top moments of 2012 that made our heads turn:

12/12/2012

Swimmer Ryan Lochte picks training over Tinseltown

LOS ANGELES (AP) – With his camera-ready good looks, quirky catchphrases and funky fashion choices, swimmer Ryan Lochte parlayed the five medals he won at the 2012 Olympic Games into a burgeoning media career. But […]

09/27/2012