Tom Ford closes Fashion Week with big hair, miles of sparkle
NEW YORK — (AP) — Tom Ford closed New York Fashion Week on Wednesday with Madonna on his front row and a runway full of big hair, disco cowgirls and sequins for miles. Other models walked in sporty short-shorts of silver and gold, and low-slung trousers and skirts in silver and mint, tiny and sheer bralettes peaking out. One walked in a killer pastel purple tracksuit with a midriff jacket and wide-legged pants. Madonna was joined by her daughter, Lourdes Leon, Chris Rock, Erykah Badu, Nicole Richie, Katie Holmes, Frances Tiafoe, Ciara and more. Ford routinely mixes the sexes on his runway, as he did this time around.wftv.com
Alabama man who placed flower boxes at fiancee’s grave found guilty of littering
Trial set for man jailed for placing flowers at fiancée's grave (NCD)AUBURN, Ala. — An Alabama man arrested for placing planter boxes on his fiancee’s grave against the wishes of the woman’s father has been found guilty of criminal littering, a judge ruled Thursday. Tom Ford, the father of Hannah Ford, according to AL.com. On the day Hannah Ford died, the couple visited their future wedding site in Notasulga, Alabama. “I find no joy to be here, and I did everything I could not to be here,” Tom Ford told the court, according to the News. “The first box, when I saw where it was, I picked it up and it fell apart,” Ford told the court.wftv.com
Met Gala 2022: When is it, who will be there, how much are tickets?
The 2021 Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion - Arrivals NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 13: Kim Kardashian attends The 2021 Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 13, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images) (Theo Wargo/Getty Images)It’s a night for the famous, the glamorous and the downright odd as the first Monday in May brings fashion’s biggest night of the year. >> Read more trending newsThe 2022 Met Gala, formally known as the Costume Institute Benefit, will be held Monday. The official co-hosts for 2022 are Regina King, Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds and Lin-Manuel Miranda. Designer Tom Ford, Instagram’s Adam Mosseri and Wintour will continue their roles as honorary Met Gala co-chairs.wftv.com
Trial set for Alabama man jailed for placing flowers at fiancee’s grave
Flower flap: An Alabama man will stand trial after placing a planter box at his fiancee's grave. (Aaron Hawkins/iStock)AUBURN, Ala. — A trial date has been set for an Alabama man who was arrested last month after he put flowers at his fiancee’s grave. “She was the most beautiful, loving, sweet and amazing, full of life person I had ever met,” Hagans told WRBL-TV. “We ended up talking for a good long while and kept hanging out,’’ Hagans told AL.com. “The police don’t enforce the law unless the owner of the plot tries to do something about it,” Hagans told the newspaper.wftv.com
Action! Met Gala exhibit will highlight 8 top film directors
NEW YORK — (AP) — Hollywood will have a strong presence at this year’s Met Gala in May — and not only on the red carpet. A group of top film directors including Sofia Coppola, Martin Scorsese, Regina King and last year’s Oscar winner Chloé Zhao will be a key part of the Costume Institute exhibit launching the gala in May. The latest exhibit — “In America: An Anthology of Fashion” — is actually the second part of a major two-part show exploring the roots of American fashion. And youth: A majority of its garments come from younger designers, many of whom have never had their creations shown in a museum, Bolton said when it opened in September. The Met Gala is a huge money-maker for the museum, and provides the Costume Institute with its main source of funding.wftv.com
Tom Ford wraps NY Fashion Week with a show of disco glam
NYFW Spring/Summer 2021 - Tom Ford A model walks the runway at the Tom Ford spring/summer 2022 fashion show at Lincoln Center during New York Fashion Week on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez) (Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)NEW YORK — (AP) — The Champagne was cold and the front row star studded Sunday night as Tom Ford closed New York Fashion Week at Lincoln Center with a spring-summer collection of disco glam. Ford, the chairman of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, significantly pared down his crowd to conclude New York's first full in-person fashion week since the pandemic began. Ford wound things up at the same time as the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards were underway in Brooklyn. Jennifer Hudson, seated between Dan Levy and Julianne Moore, bounced to Aretha Franklin's “Respect" as she took video of Ford's show on her phone.wftv.com
Borsalino looks ahead with cool bucket hats, baseball caps
The new collection displayed during Milan Fashion Week takes inspiration from the Arts & Crafts design movement in mid-19th century Britain. “You can change the attitude of the hat.”Unisex styles, including baseball caps, berets and bucket hats, come in updated new materials - including a spotted cow print, black patent leather and rainproof nylon. Such genderless looks are becoming an increasingly important part of the collection, Santucci said. Last season’s film featured dancers from Alessandria, site of the original Borsalino factory, dancing through the factory floor. It is getting closer to entertainment, to give people the chance to engage with the brand, to understand it better.
Gabriela Hearst, Kerby Jean-Raymond win top fashion awards
NEW YORK – The Council of Fashion Designers of America gave its top fashion awards on Monday to Gabriela Hearst for womenswear and Kerby Jean-Raymond for menswear. The two designers led a group of winners that the CFDA said was the most diverse in the 39-year history of the awards. The winners also included Telfar Clemens, who won the accessories award, and Christopher John Rogers, who won for American emerging designer. The award for international women's designer went to Pierpaolo Piccioli for Valentino. The international men's designer award went to Kim Jones for Dior.
NY Fashion Week 2020: Pared down, and virtually all virtual
FILE - The Christian Siriano collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York on Feb. 6, 2020. With no celebs in the front row, no paparazzi chasing models down the streets, no stiletto-heeled crowds and no live shows at all, is there even a point to doing Fashion Week in 2020? Is there even a point to doing New York Fashion Week in 2020? “Ultimately fashion is a business, and Fashion Week is a platform for designers to do business,” says Steven Kolb, chief executive of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, which organizes the semi-annual event. But this is really, really seismic.
Miley Cyrus keeps Instagramming health updates from her hospital bed
Miley Cyrus arrives at Tom Ford's Spring-Summer 2020 show during New York Fashion Week on Sept. 9, 2019, in New York City. (CNN) - Miley Cyrus wants some TLC from her fans as she remains in the hospital with tonsillitis. In between an IV drip and bed rest, the singer found time to cut up her boring old hospital gown, turning it into a skimpy, sleeveless number. "Redesigned my hospital gown," she wrote. Cyrus first revealed that she was sick with tonsillitis on Monday, writing on Instagram, "Tonsillitis is a fing f!"
Miley Cyrus is dating other people
Miley Cyrus arrives at Tom Ford's Spring-Summer 2020 show during New York Fashion Week on Sept. 9, 2019, in New York City. (CNN) - Singer Miley Cyrus is sending a loud and clear message to those criticizing her love life, telling them she has no plans to become a recluse so they better get used to her dating other people. In a tweet Friday night, Cyrus slammed people who've accused her of moving too fast after her split from actor husband Liam Hemsworth in August. "I know the public feels invested in my past relationship because they felt like they saw it thru from the beginning," Cyrus said. After Cyrus split from her husband, he posted a note on social media wishing her health and happiness.
Tom Ford's show packed celebrities into New York subway station
(CNN) - Tom Ford's Spring-Summer 2020 show during New York Fashion Week was destined to trend. And this New York Fashion Week is the first to bear Ford's stamp, as he strives to expand the global reach of American fashion. "What American fashion needs to become in order to be more relevant in the world is to think of itself as not just American but as international." Ford's first move was to officially shorten New York Fashion Week to five days and to emphasize the event's international scope by hosting a welcome dinner at Indochine, where American designers and editors mingled with their international counterparts. "This is about bringing together really wonderful talent that New York has with journalists from all over the world," Ford told his guests.