Posts Tagged Fashion design

New sports uniforms level the playing field for Muslim girls

In this June 16, 2015 photo, Zubeda Chaffe, left, waits to get back into basketball practice in her new Lady Warriors uniform in Minneapolis. The girls came up with their own culturally sensitive sportswear designs that cover their arms, legs, hair and neck preserving the modesty their religion requires. One is a bright red uniform for the Lady Warriors and the other is a teal-and-black uniform with stripes _ good for all sports including swimming. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

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 basketballs, lacrosse sticks and boxing gloves. Finally, the big reveal: the Lady Warriors community traveling basketball team takes the stage in their cardinal red uniforms.

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Flowers, color at Paris menswear, as Balmain makes debuts

A model wears a creation for Dior Homme men's Spring-Summer 2016 fashion collection, presented Saturday, June 27, 2015 in Paris, France. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

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 sportswear in ready-to-wear. Here are the highlights from Dior Homme, Kenzo and Balmain’s debut menswear show.

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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 last year. It was the house’s official catwalk collections that were launched last year.

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Art, exotic travel color menswear at Paris Fashion Week

A model wears a creation for Louis Vuitton's men Spring-Summer 2016 fashion collection presented, Thursday, June 25, 2015 in Paris, France. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

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 protest at Rick Owens.

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