Dior celebrates couture craft, as maskless Delevingne irks
I’m in awe.”Another VIP in attendance, model and actress Cara Delevingne, was criticized for not donning a mask. A case in point were the teeming white beaded tapestry embroideries gracing a structured ecru wool twill coat. Speaking through the clothes, Chiuri seemed to be saying: Art and craft are one and the same. MASKLESS CARA DELEVINGNE AT DIORStringent measures have been implemented across Paris Fashion Week to comply with French government guidance amid a surge of omicron-driven new infections. Small details, like gleaming bead embroideries at the shoulder, stayed true to the brand yet were subtle.wftv.com
Dior couture celebrates the craft of fashion in Paris show
PARIS — (AP) — The atelier — the workshop of hands — took the Dior center stage on Monday for a refined show on the first day of Paris couture week, which aims to elevate the work of the house’s behind-the-scenes seamstresses. I’m in awe.”Another VIP in attendance, model and actress Cara Delevingne, was criticized for not donning a mask. MASKLESS CARA DELEVINGNE AT DIORStringent measures have been implemented across Paris Fashion Week to comply with French government guidance amid a surge of omicron-driven new infections. Actress Rosumund Pike set a fine example by carefully putting on her face mask as soon as she sat down even despite wearing an intricate couture Dior headpiece. Model and actress Cara Delevingne, however, turned heads for all the wrong reasons: Failing to wear a mask throughout as she watched the creations from the front row.wftv.com
Rosamund Pike to narrate audiobook of 'The Eye of the World'
Books Rosamund Pike FILE - Rosamund Pike arrives at the Governors Awards in Los Angeles on Nov. 18, 2018. Pike, who stars in the Amazon Prime release of Robert Jordan’s “The Eye of the World," is also narrating the late author’s fantasy classic. Macmillan Audio announced Wednesday that the audiobook comes out Nov. 16. Macmillan Audio announced Thursday that the audiobook comes out Nov. 16, three days before the Amazon series airs. "I’m excited to bring ‘The Wheel of Time’' series to life in a different way once again," Pike said in a statement.wftv.com
Paris ready-to-wear makes a comeback as Dior steals the show
PARIS — (AP) — Paris Fashion Week is back after a coronavirus-related hiatus. The high fashion world went mainly digital for a year over the pandemic, but big hitters like Chanel, Hermes and Louis Vuitton are finally returning to the live runway this season. “It’s a gift what we do.”Richard expressed skepticism, however, in the way that Paris opened up so fully. At Milan Fashion Week, social distancing and mask-wearing were more stringently enforced. Although a third of Paris Fashion Week’s 97 shows this season -- including most of the heritage houses -- have opted for a physical presence, some two-thirds remain digital.wftv.com
Even more chaotic than usual, Globes still had their moments
(NBC via AP)In the opening moments of a Golden Globes night even more chaotic and confounding than usual, co-host Tina Fey raised a theoretical question: “Could this whole night have been an email?” Only the next three hours would tell. Or Chloé Zhao, making history as the first woman of Asian descent to win best director (and the first woman since 1984.) AdOf course, there were the usual confounding results and baffling snubs, compounded here by some epic Zoom fails. ZHAO MAKES HISTORYWhen Zhao won best director for her haunting and elegant “Nomadland,” she was the first woman of Asian descent to win that award. It was updated on March 3, 2021, to correct the nationality of director of “Nomadland.” Chloe Zhao is Chinese, not Asian American.
The Latest: 'Nomadland' wanders into the Globe winner circle
(Searchlight Pictures via AP)LOS ANGELES – The Latest on the Golden Globe ceremony (all times local):8:05 p.m.“Nomadland” has come in from the desert to take the Golden Globe for best picture in the drama category. Earlier, Chloe Zhao became the first woman of Asian descent to win the Golden Globe for best director for the film. It’s the first acting Golden Globe for the 36-year-old singer, songwriter and actress Day. Ad___7:40 p.m.Six months after his death at age 43, Chadwick Boseman has won a Golden Globe. ___5:10 p.m.Tina Fey and Amy Poehler began the pandemic-era Golden Globe Awards on Sunday night, delivering a split-screen opening from separate coasts.
New this week: 'Nomadland,' 'Kenan' and Andra Day music
This image released by NBC shows, from left, Dani Lane as Aubrey, Kenan Thompson as Kenan, and Dannah Lane as Birdie in a scene from the comedy series, "Kenan," premiering on Feb. 16. (Casey Durkin/NBC via AP)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. The album has 13 tracks including “Tigress & Tweed,” an original Day wrote with veteran singer-producer Raphael Saadiq. Ad— “Saturday Night Live” cast member Kenan Thompson, who two decades ago co-starred in “Kenan and Kel,” is headlining his own sitcom. It details the African American church’s history, from enslavement to emancipation, Jim Crow, and the Civil Rights movement to today.
New this week: Jim Gaffigan, live baseball, Snoop vs. DMX
Heres a collection curated by The Associated Press entertainment journalists of whats arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. AP National Writer Jocelyn Noveck wrote in her review that Garner, Does a lot with a little. AP Film Writer Lindsey BahrMUSICSnoop Dogg vs. DMX: Its the battle of the canines in the latest Verzuz series. Rap icons Snoop Dogg and DMX will go toe-to-toe Wednesday on Instagram Live at 8 p.m. EDT. That changes with Jim Gaffigan: The Pale Tourist, which is downright daring in its approach if not content.