In Milan, Gucci, Sunnei and Missoni focus on transformation

MILAN — Milan Fashion Week’s third day, mostly womenswear previews for next spring and summer, was all about transformation. Sometimes inner transformation, like at Gucci, or brand transformation, like at Missoni. And sometimes it was about upgrading the style game, like at Sunnei. Here are some highlights from Friday’s shows. GUCCI’S ‘TWINSBURG’ Gucci’s creative director … Read more

Emmys Latest | Ben Stiller not fazed by Russian sanctions

LOS ANGELES — The Latest on the Emmy Awards (all times local): 4:30 pm Ben Stiller isn’t worried about being banned from Russia. “I’ll take it,” the actor-director told The Associated Press on the Emmys carpet ahead of Monday’s ceremony. “It’s all right.” “I’m a Goodwill Ambassador for the UNHCR,” Stiller said referencing the United … Read more

Bobby Digi Olisa and Laurie Cumbo got engaged at 2022 Met Gala

It was a proposal fit for the Gilded Age! Laurie Cumbo, commissioner of New York City’s Department of Cultural Affairs, got proposed to by her partner — former NY State Assembly candidate Bobby Digi Olisa — at one of the most fashionable events of the year. The pair gave Kim Kardashian’s skin-tight Marilyn Monroe gown … Read more

Met Gala live | Stars don bold gold, shimmery looks | Lifestyles: Food, Home, Health

By LEANNE ITALIE – Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Blake Lively smiled for the cameras in a grand Versace gown, with husband Ryan Reynolds in brown velvet, as the Met Gala returned to the first Monday in May after years of pandemic upheaval with a celebration of American design and a theme of gilded … Read more

Thom Browne holds a ‘Teddy Talk’ in playful toy-themed show | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — The 500 audience members were sitting in neat rows, and they’d definitely gotten the memo on attire: All were perfectly dressed in a classic gray Thom Browne suit. They were very quiet, too, perhaps because they knew Browne’s show Friday evening was a special occasion, held in New York rather than … Read more

Thom Browne holds a ‘Teddy Talk’ in playful toy-themed show

NEW YORK — The 500 audience members were sitting in neat rows, and they’d definitely gotten the memo on attire: All were perfectly dressed in a classic gray Thom Browne suit. They were very quiet, too, perhaps because they knew Browne’s show Friday evening was a special occasion, held in New York rather than Paris … Read more

Met Gala returns: A guide to fashion’s big night | Lifestyles

NEW YORK (AP) — It started in 1948 as a society midnight supper, and it wasn’t even at the Met. Fast forward 70-plus years, and the Met Gala is something totally different, one of the most photographed events in the world for its head-spinning red carpet — though the famous carpeted steps of the Metropolitan … Read more

Lost for decades, Dorothy’s dress from ‘Oz’ up for sale

A blue-and-white dress that Judy Garland wore as Dorothy in “The Wizard of Oz” is up for sale By DEEPTI HAJELA Associated Press April 27, 2022, 9:12 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article NEW YORK — It’s one of the most recognizable outfits in American movie history, the blue-and-white … Read more

New this week: ‘The Garcias,’ Jewel music and Barack Obama | Entertainment

By The Associated Press Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. — Astonishingly, “Drive My Car” was not Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s only film last year. His acclaimed Haruki Murakami adaptation certainly got the most attention culminating in the International Feature Oscar win … Read more

New this week: ‘The Garcias,’ Jewel music and Barack Obama

This week’s new entertainment releases include Jewel’s first new studio album in seven years, former President Barack Obama narrating a five-part Netflix series about US public lands and the return of “The Brothers Garcia” with a new name By The Associated Press April 11, 2022, 4:37 PM • 5 min read Share to FacebookShare to … Read more