Posts Tagged Fashion design

Cannes steps into trouble with high-heels dress code

From left, festival president Pierre Lescure, actors Josh Brolin, Emily Blunt and director Denis Villeneuve for the screening of the film Sicario at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, May 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival is coming under scrutiny for its strict dress code after women not wearing high heels were turned away from a premiere.

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It’s a winner: When tennis and fashion collide in Paris

Dresses worn by U.S. tennis player Venus Williams in 2010 are displayed during an exhibition "Game, Set, and Fashion" at the Tennis museum of the Roland Garros Stadium, in Paris, France, Friday May 15, 2015. The exhibit has more than 60 pieces of women’s and men’s clothing on display, some that had never been shown before, as well as pictures, posters and a focus on the fashion designers who made tennis fashion.  (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

PARIS (AP) — Well before Andre Agassi caused a stir with his stone-washed denim shorts at the French Open, the clay courts at Roland Garros were a sporting catwalk for fashion experimentation.

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