Fendi leads Milan trends with feminine silhouettes for men

MILAN (AP) — Milan menswear designers seem to have decided on the answer, but the question remains: Have the pandemic lockdowns emboldened men to embrace a more feminine silhouette, including skirts, mini-dresses and cape coats? The Milan Fashion Week of previews for next winter and fall continued for the second day Saturday, with guests enjoying … Read more

Sharon Stone takes in Dolce&Gabbana at relaxed Milan fashion.

MILAN (AP) — Front-rows of A-listers and shoulder-to-shoulder seating gave Milan Fashion Week a pre-pandemic air. So far this week, Sharon Stone has sat appraisingly at Dolce & Gabbana, Rihanna and A$AP Rocky have rocked Gucci, and Kim Kardashian wore Prada, at Prada. After two years of digital-physical mix, social distancing and travel restrictions that … Read more

Nigeria-Born Designer Joy Meribe Opens Milan Fashion Week | Business News

By COLLEEN BARRY, AP Fashion Writer MILAN (AP) — Nigeria-born designer Joy Meribe opened Milan Fashion Week on Wednesday with her debut runway collection, a concrete success for a movement to promote diversity in Italian fashion just a year after launching. The Italian National Fashion Chamber tapped Meribe to open six days of womenswear previews … Read more

Pompeii: Rebirth of Italy’s dead city that nearly died again

POMPEII, Italy (AP) — In a few horrible hours, Pompeii was turned from a vibrant city into an ash-embalmed wasteland, smothered by a furious volcanic eruption in AD 79. Then in this century, the excavated Roman city appeared alarmingly close to a second death, assailed by decades of neglect, mismanagement and scant systematic maintenance of … Read more