Italian luxury shoemaker Alberto Moretti unveiled his new collection in Milan on Saturday, with ruched collar designs, brassiere gold chains and macaroon patterns in a "rock" take on the style of France's last queen, Marie Antoinette.
"She is a figure who can be interpreted in a thousand different ways," the dandyish 38-year-old designer, dressed in a red-checked jacket and leopard-skin loafers, told Agence France Presse in his showroom.Full Story
Four months after Paris fashion bid farewell to Marc Jacobs, the man who transformed Louis Vuitton into a global style giant, all eyes will next week be on his successor.
Former Balenciaga designer Nicolas Ghesquiere's first show for the Parisian luxury brand will be the highlight of nine days of ready-to-wear catwalk shows for autumn/winter 2014-15 due to begin on Tuesday.Full Story
Placido Domingo, one of opera's most popular superstars, went back to his roots late Friday to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the now defunct New York company that launched his career.
Since its first performance in 1944 the beloved New York City Opera launched the careers of thousands of singers -- none more glittering than that of the Spanish tenor -- and pioneered a unique platform for American opera.Full Story
Giorgio Armani sees the irony.
The female models — all belonging to the target audience for his younger line Emporio Armani— arrive in leather leggings and he fits them in wide-legged trousers that evoke ankle-length skirts.Full Story
Versace showed off a bold collection on Friday with red fur coats, knee-high lace-up boots and military epaulettes as a decision nears for the sale of a minority stake in the family firm.
Creative director Donatella Versace said the collection was about feminine "attitude" and the typically brash Fashion Week catwalk began with the gates of an imaginary palace being opened.Full Story
Hollywood hit comedy "Anchorman 2" is back. Just two months after its release, it's been stripped of jokes and given 753 new ones and is coming to a cinema near you.
In a possible first in cinema history, the comedy starring Will Ferrell as screwball newsman Ron Burgundy is getting a brand-new facelift and goes on general release for one week only.Full Story
Steve Jobs, Snoopy, John Lennon and gay rights icon Harvey Milk will likely soon share a distinct American honor: their own U.S. postage stamps.
Well, Snoopy will probably have to share the spotlight with Charlie Brown and the rest of the cast of the popular Peanuts comic, according to a secret planning document obtained by the Washington Post.Full Story
Written by Anthony Sargon
Paul W. S. Anderson has made some pretty crappy movies. From the endless “Resident Evil” flicks to “Alien Vs. Predator” and “The Three Musketeers”, let’s just say he has yet to make something most people can enjoy. “Pompeii” is the closest Anderson gets to making a good movie, although things don’t get interesting until all the volcano stuff starts happening, but even then it becomes tedious and boring. But as Kit Harington’s (Game of Thrones) first lead role in a big budget “event” movie, I can confidently say that it could have been way worse.Full Story
First lady Michelle Obama, an outspoken advocate of healthy eating and exercise, says the president and vice president are getting ready to show America "how they move."
Mrs. Obama sat down Thursday for a chat with Jimmy Fallon, the new host of NBC's "Tonight Show," and talked about life in the White House, as well as her Let's Move exercise initiative.Full Story
Justin Bieber's day in court over a drag-racing incident in Miami Beach was pushed back, a court official said Thursday, as the teen idol used Twitter to declare he's refocusing on his music.
Bieber was to stand trial March 3 after pleading not guilty to misdemeanor charges of driving under the influence, resisting arrest and driving with an expired license in connection with the January 23 incident.Full Story