Beauty and fashion

The Christian Cowan collection is modeled at Spring Studios during NYFW Fall/Winter 2020 on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
February 12, 2020 - 3:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Christian Cowan equates showing his fashion collections with continuously living out a childhood dream. "I’m always going to be so ecstatic every time I wake up and know I’ve got a show,” Cowan told The Associated Press before his fall-winter collection rolled out Tuesday night at...
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The latest fashion creation from Anna Sui is modeled during New York's Fashion Week, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
February 10, 2020 - 9:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Anna Sui doesn't love scary movies, but she adores illusion, especially glamorous illusion. That's one reason she turned to 1970s Italian horror, of the B movie variety, as inspiration for her latest collection, shown Monday at New York Fashion Week. Think goth vampires, and also...
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This combination photo shows, from left, Renee Zellweger, Salma Hayek, Cynthia Erivo and Beanie Feldstein at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo)
February 10, 2020 - 9:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Oscars closed the awards season in style, with statement necklaces and classic gowns, traditional tuxedos and some young rule-breakers. A look at fashion highlights from Hollywood's big night Sunday: THE GOWNS Scarlett Johansson, Renée Zellweger, Charlize Theron, Cynthia Erivo...
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The Brandon Maxwell collection is modeled at the American Museum of Natural History during NYFW Fall/Winter on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
February 09, 2020 - 2:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — There's always a crowd at a Brandon Maxwell fashion show, but the audience on Saturday night included more than the usual human fashionistas: A majestic gathering of Alaskan moose, bison, brown bears, Bighorn sheep and caribou were also enjoying the show at the American Museum of...
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The Tory Burch collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
February 09, 2020 - 2:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Tory Burch blurred the lines between masculine and feminine at Sunday's show, reinventing the traditional power suit with a floral print, juxtaposed with tall boots to prove that dressing pretty can still exude power and strength. The designer said she wanted to challenge the norms...
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The Monse collection is modeled during Fashion Week, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
February 08, 2020 - 6:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Monse founders Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia are stars in the fashion business — they're also the creatives behind Oscar de la Renta — but they see themselves as outsiders in the industry. "We're not like mean people," Garcia told The Associated Press backstage after a runway show...
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The Badgley Mischka collection is modeled at Spring Studios during NYFW Fall/Winter 2020 on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
February 08, 2020 - 5:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Oversized bows, exaggerated puffed sleeves and luxe jewel tones. Everything sparkled with sequins at Badgley Mischka's show Saturday which played up the glamour of “Downton Abbey," with the Beatles' bohemian Abbey Road era. In an interview backstage, Mark Badgley said the label is...
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A model poses on the runway at the NYFW Fall/Winter 2020 - Tom Ford fashion show at Milk Studios, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
February 08, 2020 - 4:32 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tom Ford brought fashion week to Hollywood on Friday night, with a runway show full of glamour and a front row jammed with A-listers, including Jennifer Lopez, Renée Zellweger, Miley Cyrus and Lil Nas X. Although most fashion shows are in New York this week, Ford took advantage...
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The Christian Siriano collection is modeled during Fashion Week, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
February 07, 2020 - 1:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — With shouts of “Work it! work it!” from superfan Leslie Jones in the front row, Christian Siriano helped kick off New York Fashion Week on Thursday, rolling out sculptured showstopping gowns, looks of rainbow fringe and pops of bright “funhouse” green. The “Saturday Night Live” alum...
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Caucus goers arrive at a caucus at Roosevelt Hight School, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 04, 2020 - 4:23 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's coveted position as the first-in-the-nation presidential nominating contest faces its most daunting challenge in light of problems that kept the state Democratic Party from reporting results. The caucuses were already facing plenty of headwinds amid criticism that the...
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