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  • New sports uniforms level the playing field for Muslim girls

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Girls in stylish athletic wear walk the runway as the sounds of Taylor Swift and Katy Perry blare from speakers. The crowd claps and cheers as the young models strike poses with…

  • Carlsberg debuts beer-based men’s grooming line

    WASHINGTON — Stories may not get more manly than this one: The makers of Carlsberg beer have come out with a line of grooming products for men. And, yes, a prominent ingredient is beer. The…

  • Donna Karan stepping down as chief designer for her company

    NEW YORK (AP) — Donna Karan will step down from daily duties as chief designer at her namesake company, Donna Karan International, to devote more time to her philanthropic foundation. She’ll remain a close adviser,…

  • Your Body: Is Mascara Harming Your Health?

    By DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical Contributor Listen up makeup mavens: Feeling beautiful is definitely important, but not at the expense of your well-being. Did you know that something like your mascara could…

  • Gary Oldman, Pierce Brosnan sons model for Saint Laurent

    PARIS (AP) — Pierce Brosnan and Gary Oldman attended the Saint Laurent Paris show — not as celebrity actors but as proud and genuinely nervous parents. Their sons, Dylan Brosnan and Charlie Oldman made their…

  • Flowers, color at Paris menswear, as Balmain makes debuts

    PARIS (AP) — Summer was in the air in Paris menswear collections with white roses and lashings of colors. Meanwhile, fashion-conscious NBA player Amar’e Stoudemire spoke to The Associated Press on the trend to fuse…

  • Correction: France-Paris Fashion Week-Watch story

    PARIS (AP) — In a story June 26 about Paris Fashion Week, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Berluti house branched out into making clothes last year. Berluti ready-to-wear was created in 2011, not…

  • Political protest, art, exotic travel color Paris menswear

    PARIS (AP) — Art, fashion and exotic travel merged in Thursday’s energetic installment of Paris’ spring-summer 2016 menswear shows. And fashion week’s necessary dose of controversy was found in the form of an unauthorized political…

  • Robber or flasher? Police say this guy decided to be both

    JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania robbery suspect has diversified his criminal portfolio by exposing himself to a shop owner before taking cash and a women’s outfit from a clothing store. Richland Township…

  • Menswear fashion week kicks off in Paris amid heat

    PARIS (AP) — As the fashion spotlight moved on from Milan — things heated up in Paris menswear, but mainly due to the sweltering weather that left celebrity guests uncomfortable on the front rows. Among…

  • New documentary ‘Fresh Dressed’ explores hip-hop fashion

    NEW YORK (AP) — From slave-era church outfits and Little Richard to the South Bronx and Dapper Dan the knockoff king of Harlem, the roots of hip-hop culture stretch beyond the music. They stretch to…

  • Review: Apple has best smartwatch, but rivals have strengths

    NEW YORK (AP) — As much as I wish the Apple Watch could do more, I find it the best smartwatch available, given its polished design and wide range of apps. But there may be…

  • De Niro lights up Armani front row as menswear goes feminine

    MILAN (AP) — Is it a provocation or the next big thing? Women’s dressing went mainstream for men like never before during Milan Fashion Week, which ended its four-day run on Tuesday. Gucci was the…

  • Doctors warn against dangers of skinny jeans: Don’t squat

    LONDON (AP) — Attention wearers of skinny jeans: don’t squat — at least not for long. Doctors in Australia report that a 35-year-old woman was hospitalized for four days after experiencing muscle damage, swelling, and…

  • Milan designers blur gender lines

    MILAN (AP) — Milan designers continue to blur the lines between female and male dressing, to various degrees. For some it is experimentation with textiles, but others are challenging to the core long-held assumptions about…