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Oklahoma directory connects LGBTQ couples to supportive wedding vendors

A new directory aims to eliminate the hassle many LGBTQ Oklahomans experience when finding local wedding vendors. From...

Business

Armani rails against baring trends by fellow designers

MILAN (AP) — How much to show and how much not to show, that is the fashion question this season.It may be reductive to say...

Sports

Yeshaneh sets world record in half marathon in Nike shoes

RAS AL KHAIMAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ababel Yeshaneh set a world record in the women's half marathon on Friday in the...

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Irony prevails at Benetton, transparent femininity at Prada

MILAN (AP) — The frills are on at Milan Fashion Week, where “pretty” is womenswear watchword of the next cold weather...

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Gucci bares backstage, No. 21 celebrates a decade

MILAN (AP) — Milan Fashion Week opened Wednesday with outreach to China, largely cut off from the rest of the world by a new...

Health

Breast cancer survivors create own products to help others

NEW YORK (AP) — Women fighting breast cancer are increasingly seeing more options for bras as well as clean beauty treatments...

Life

Nail it: Essie's Timeless Tweeds polishes

This nail polish is inspired by tasteful tailoring and metallic details.

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It's National Lash Day

Today we're talking about products that make lashes longer, darker, curly and full.

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Dior makeup event at Dillard's, Penn Square

Let a makeup artist help you master your best look.

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Kendall Jenner headlines London Fashion Week's Burberry show

LONDON (AP) — Kendall Jenner and fellow super models unveiled Burberry's new season designs at London Fashion Week on Monday, a...

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Elton John intends to continue Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour after walking pneumonia diagnosis

Elton John intends to play his remaining shows in New Zealand and Australia, his tour promoters said Monday, a day after...

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Fit Zone by Stride Rite now at Dillard's, Penn Square

No more guessing children’s shoe sizes with this new scanner

Life

Movement looks to change discrimination of natural hair

The pressure to minimize identity and “fit in” to the mainstream bears down in many ways on black women, men and even children....

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Glamour, glitz at London Fashion Week despite stormy weather

LONDON (AP) — Gale force winds and a deluge of rain may be causing havoc to much of Britain, but for the fashion crowd the show...

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Climate change protest brings flares to London Fashion week

LONDON (AP) — Climate change activists stole the show Saturday on the opening day of London Fashion Week, stopping traffic with...

Farzaneh brothers support education, housing, other causes in central Oklahoma

BusinessApr 28, 2019

MOORE — Revolution didn’t break out in Iran 40 years ago until after the Farzaneh brothers left to study architecture at the University of Oklahoma, but its effects reached around the world and lay a heavy weight on both of them. “Because of...

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Fabletics and Maddie Ziegler team up for second collaboration

This "Dance Moms" alum delivers a sporty, sleek and grown-up athleisure collection

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New exhibit examines ballet's lasting influence on fashion

NEW YORK (AP) — A crowning jewel of the new exhibit at the Fashion Institute of Technology is a feathered white tutu. It may...

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AP PHOTOS: A look at New York Fashion Week on the street

NEW YORK (AP) — From a 6-year-old Instagram influencer, Taylen Biggs, to a legend in the industry, Vogue's former...

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Ryan's Secret show brings awareness to male body positivity

NEW YORK (AP) — The debate over unrealistic body ideals for women is a long-standing one, but the same discussion over...

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Jacobs closes Fashion Week with thrilling dance extravaganza

NEW YORK (AP) — Somehow, he does it almost every time, and designer Marc Jacobs did it yet again: Upped his game, when it came...

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Getting married? Check out these wedding gown trends

Here comes the bride ... and this is what she may be wearing.

Business

Pornhub stars walk runway at Namilia's fashion show

NEW YORK (AP) — Fashion label Namilia deconstructed Asian stereotypes in the porn industry, empowering the demure, submissive...

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Christian Cowan lives out his childhood fashion dream

NEW YORK (AP) — Christian Cowan equates showing his fashion collections with continuously living out a childhood dream."I’m...

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Michael Kors reminds that staying in can be chic, glamorous

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Kors is so over leggings and sports bras. He used Wednesday’s fall collection as a reminder that...

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Prabal Gurung celebrates the churning creative energy of NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — In celebration of the grit and eclectic glamour of his adopted New York City, Prabal Gurung staged his New York...

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Naeem Khan's star-spangled collection pays homage to America

NEW YORK (AP) — Designer Naeem Khan sent models down the runway Tuesday in a shimmering, star-spangled collection the immigrant...

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Vera Wang deconstructs evening clothes at NY Fashion Week

NEW YORK (AP) — Vera Wang is a big name on red carpets, and in the bridal business. For New York Fashion Week, she wanted to do...

Sports

Poodle perfection: Siba wins best in show at Westminster

NEW YORK (AP) — Primped and poised, Siba the standard poodle owned the ring.Even with the crowd at Madison Square Garden...

Crime

Reports: Actor Jussie Smollett faces new charges

CHICAGO (AP) — Actor Jussie Smollett faces new charges for reporting an attack that Chicago authorities contend was staged to...

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ScarJo's Oscar look glimmers on, at Oscar de la Renta show

NEW YORK (AP) — Watching the Oscar de la Renta show unfold in the imposing setting of the New York Public Library in Manhattan,...

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Celebrating the off-kilter at Proenza Schouler

NEW YORK (AP) — Watching the first models emerge at the Proenza Schouler runway show, you could have been forgiven for thinking...

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Kaia Gerber, Kendall Jenner shine at Longchamp show

NEW YORK (AP) — Kaia Gerber walked the runway and brand ambassador Kendall Jenner sat front row at Longchamp's celebrity filled...

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Before Oscars, stars pack Tom Ford's fashion week show in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tom Ford brought fashion week to Hollywood on Friday night, with a runway show full of glamour and a front...

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Anna Sui rolls out B-movie gothic glam at NY Fashion Week

NEW YORK (AP) — Anna Sui doesn't love scary movies, but she adores illusion, especially glamorous illusion.That's one reason...

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Pantone's fall fashion color forecast

These are the colors expected to be everywhere in seven or eight months

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Photos and video: Oklahoma-born movie star Brad Pitt receives first acting Oscar for 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood'

Pitt, who was born in Shawnee but grew up in Springfield, Missouri, earned the best supporting actor Oscar for his coolly...

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Carolina Herrera brings big bows, pops of color and drama

NEW YORK (AP) — It was all about drama at Carolina Herrera's show Monday with signature oversized bows, sweeping gowns with...

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A breakdown of the gowns, bling and beauty from the Oscars

NEW YORK (AP) — The Oscars closed the awards season in style, with statement necklaces and classic gowns, traditional tuxedos...

Life

Michael Kors launching bag collection to celebrate new Bond film

Handbags and Bond movie? Michael Kors says is the perfect union of fashion and film.

Business

The Latest: ‘Parasite’ wins best picture Academy Award

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 92nd Academy Awards, which are being bestowed Sunday at the Dolby Theatre (all times...

Sports

Scarlett Johansson among the bombshells on Oscars red carpet

NEW YORK (AP) — Scarlett Johansson showed up Sunday for her two-nomination night at the Oscars every bit the bombshell in a...

Sports

AP PHOTOS: A look at Oscars red carpet standouts

LOS ANGELES (AP) —On an Oscars red carpet filled with dramatic dresses and designer tuxedos, Spike Lee and Natalie Portman wore...

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Brandon Maxwell's models strut amid bison, moose and caribou

NEW YORK (AP) — There's always a crowd at a Brandon Maxwell fashion show, but the audience on Saturday night included more than...

By land and air, weather researchers track tornadic storms

NewsMay 16, 2019

SALINA, Kan. — For the first time in almost a decade, meteorologists from across the Midwest will track and intercept tornado birthing grounds as part of a large-scale collaborative research project. The TORUS Project, or Targeted Observation...

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Tory Burch reinvents power suit, merges pretty and powerful

NEW YORK (AP) — Tory Burch blurred the lines between masculine and feminine at Sunday's show, reinventing the traditional power...

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Sequins, big bows, glamorous gowns at Badgley Mischka show

NEW YORK (AP) — Oversized bows, exaggerated puffed sleeves and luxe jewel tones. Everything sparkled with sequins at Badgley...

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LaQuan Smith puts on a NY Fashion Week show of sexy black

NEW YORK (AP) — LaQuan Smith brought the sexy to New York Fashion Week in a mostly black collection of slinky evening dresses,...

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Monse creatives still see themselves as fashion outsiders

NEW YORK (AP) — Monse founders Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia are stars in the fashion business — they're also the creatives...

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Rag & Bone true to its workwear roots at NY Fashion Week

NEW YORK (AP) — Against images of snakes and urban landscapes projected onto walls, along with audio of a man advising to take...

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Leslie Jones livens up Siriano's NY Fashion Week front row

NEW YORK (AP) — With shouts of “Work it! work it!” from superfan Leslie Jones in the front row, Christian Siriano helped kick...

Sports

Snakebit! Bullmastiff heals, heads to Westminster Dog Show

NEW YORK (AP) — Whatever got a piece of gentle Titus in the North Carolina brush, it was trouble.Co-owner Cassandra Carpenter...

Life

All new Sanuk x Grateful Dead footwear line

Turn on, tune in and chill out with the latest collection of comfy, psychedelic shoes

Health

Virus blocks 3 Chinese brands from Milan Fashion Week

MILAN (AP) —Italian fashion officials on Tuesday forecast a nearly 2% drop in first-half revenues due to the virus emerging...

Life

Coach launches new CitySole sneakers

Take a peek at these new Coach sneaker styles that merge fashion and function

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Gift or keep: The afterlives of red carpet looks is a dance

NEW YORK (AP) — Remember the ethereal pale blue Prada dress Lupita Nyong'o wore the night she won an Oscar in 2014? How about...

Sports

Track body sees risk in shoes tech but clears Nike design

MONACO (AP) — World Athletics cleared distance runners to keep wearing a favored Nike design even though it acknowledged on...

Life

Skittles will make a bust of your head for the perfect V-day gift

Happy Valentine's Day, here's a bust of my face

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Pucci brings in Kocher as fall-winter 2020 guest designer

ROME (AP) — Emilio Pucci, the Florentine fashion house that has been without a designer since 2017, is bringing in Christelle...

Life

Casio G-Shock introducing new, eye-catching watches

Watch out, these new timepieces are worth a second look

Sports

'He was special': The NBA tributes continue for Kobe Bryant

MIAMI (AP) — In Philadelphia, Joel Embiid paid tribute to Kobe Bryant by wearing one of his jersey numbers.Brooklyn’s Spencer...

Sports

Tributes build outside arena known as House that Kobe Built

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fans call it The House that Kobe Built, and since Kobe Bryant's death in a helicopter crash mourners by the...

Life

This is one of Jennifer Aniston's favorite beauty products

"Friends" alum and "The Morning Show" star talks up this overnight facial moisturizer

Business

'I'm being raped': Weinstein accuser details alleged assault

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein accuser Mimi Haleyi testified Monday that weeks after arriving in New York to work for one of...

Life

LL Cool J launches hip-hop clothing collection

This "NCIS: Los Angeles" star is getting into the fashion business.

Sports

Bryant's death draws tributes from Asian fans, politicians

BEIJING (AP) — Kobe Bryant was a hugely popular figure in Asia, no more so than in China where basketball rivals soccer as the...

Sports

Young scores 45 on emotional night, leads Hawks past Wizards

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young had to compose himself a couple of times when asked about the death of Kobe Bryant and his daughter,...

Life

Express closing some stores, but none in Oklahoma ... yet

Fashion retailer Express is downsizing to cut costs

Life

Take a sniff; Yankee's new candle scent of the year

New candle scent responds to desire to be in the present and to embrace simplicity

Crime

Vegas police arrest 18-year-old in mall shooting that hurt 3

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An 18-year-old was arrested Wednesday on attempted murder charges, a day after a shooting triggered by a gang...

Business

Gaultier bids the runway adieu on final day of couture

PARIS (AP) — John Galliano put on a tongue-in-cheek show for Maison Margiela on the final day of Paris Fashion Week, as Jean...

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Chanel delves into founder's orphanage past in couture show

PARIS (AP) — A humble stone fountain, overgrown shrubs and flowers, and white sheets drying on a line met Pharrell Williams and...

Life

Vitamin C, a win for brighter skin

This ingredient is is one of the most buzzed about in skin care products

Life

Hair braiding regulations up for discussion in Oklahoma Legislature

Soon after Sojourna Worthy moved to Oklahoma from California, she was stopped in the grocery store by a woman admiring her...

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Paris couture climbs Mount Olympus, plumbs marine depths

PARIS (AP) — Female empowerment, controversies about race, and designs that plunged to the depths of the seas then climbed...

Business

Paris menswear: UK designers, differing styles mark last day

PARIS (AP) — On the final day of menswear shows in the French capital, Lanvin put on an ode to contrasting styles, while...

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Fluidity and autumnal hues hit Paris menswear week

PARIS (AP) — Fluidity graced the menswear catwalks in Paris as fall-winter crescendoed through the weekend, with shows from...

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Dior sparks mayhem with couture-infused Paris menswear show

PARIS (AP) — Guests crammed into Dior's annex in Paris' Place de la Condorde on Friday amid chaos before the show. Some guests...

News

Boyhood and theatrics mark Paris Fashion Week men's shows

A giant beanstalk that penetrated a cloud-patterned sky-blue ceiling at Louis Vuitton's exhibition caused VIPs — including...

Life

Guys should have fun with their wedding looks, too

Styled well, a groom should stand out at a wedding, shining just like the bride. It’s his day, too. “Grooms have a lot more...

Life

Golden Globes ensembles show it's OK to delight in fashion

Not long ago, actors walking the red carpet tried to shame interviewers into asking them about more than their clothes — even...

Business

Amid transport chaos, Paris mens' fashion shows get underway

PARIS (AP) — Acrid exhaust fumes and the beeping of car horns contrasted with perfumed interiors and the soft rustle of...

Life

Watch out Mickey, here comes Rustic Cuff

Tulsa-based Rustic Cuff opening pop-up at Disney World

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Gucci's Michele marks 5 years of challenging masculine codes

MILAN (AP) — If any one designer can take credit for revolutionizing menswear, it is Gucci’s Alessandro Michele, who made his...

Life

CoverGirl's new makeup line is fresh and clean

CoverGirl goes vegan with four new beauty products

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Milan designers hybridize menswear for next fall/winter

MILAN (AP) — Milan designers continued their exploration of the shifting roles and representations of men in changing times.The...

Business

Milan designers consider menswear for the next decade

MILAN (AP) — Milan fashion designers were taking a step back as they consider the import of presenting their first collections...

Business

Italian fashion world adopts manifesto promoting diversity

MILAN (AP) — The Italian National Fashion Chamber is promoting a diversity agenda among Milan’s major fashion houses, a year...

Business

Milan designers embrace sustainability and Gen-Z's influence

MILAN (AP) — The growing influence of Generation Z was clear on the second day of Milan Fashion Week: Emporio Armani unveiled...

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DSquared2 fetes Milan Fashion's 25 years with Sister Sledge

MILAN (AP) — Milan Fashion Week opened Friday on a festive note, with Sister Sledge dressed in shimmering jumpsuits belting out...

Business

MLS plans jersey reveals, other events to mark 25th season

Major League Soccer has unveiled its plans to celebrate its 25th season, including a jersey reveal ahead of New York Fashion...

Business

Sustainability in the fashion industry faces an uphill climb

LONDON (AP) — Sustainability in fashion is a hot button topic, with retailers large and small racing to prove their green...

Life

'I just get a little chill thinking about it': Thunder uniforms honor bombing victims, educate new generation

Ryan Whicher is ecstatic the Thunder-Rockets game will be nationally televised Thursday night. It’s not because he lives in...

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A mix of risk-takers and classic Hollywood at Golden Globes

NEW YORK (AP) — Charlize Theron, Kerry Washington and Gugu Mbatha-Raw led the fashion risk-takers at the Golden Globes, while...

Health

AP Photos: Disabled Romanian children given chance to shine

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — During Romania's communist era, children with disabilities were shunned, often locked away in...

Life

Someday there might not be a menswear department

While gender-free clothing has been on runways and in fashion magazines for years, building a retail space around the concept...

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Fur flies as foes confront industry inclined to fight

It's fur weather. And fur is under siege like never before. Top designer brands are refusing to use it. The nation's largest...

Business

Forest ecologist helps refashion Barbie dolls as scientists

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — When Nalini Nadkarni was a kid, she’d run home from school, climb into one of the eight maple trees in...

Life

Oklahoma Bridal Show is Jan. 5

A ring on your finger is just the beginning. Plan to attend this bridal show.

Business

Innovative fashion designers lead the way on sustainability

LONDON (AP) —Innovative fashion designers are turning to such things as horseradish and nettles to make sustainable clothing...

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Analysis: A look at decade's most impactful pop-culture debuts

From the rise of the #MeToo movement to the dominance of streaming services to the power of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the...

Business

Egypt says 22 killed in road crash in country's north

CAIRO (AP) — Health authorities say about two dozen people, mostly laborers, were killed Saturday when a minibus collided with...

Life

Subscription box, an easy gift for any occasion

A gift every month? Yes, please.

Life

The demise of formal nights on cruises

Gerry Eggert has taken a lot of cruises in his 78 years. But the Chilliwack, British Columbia, resident has noticed something...

Life

Makeup tips and tricks for women over 40

Many women dread their over-40 birthdays due to aging effects evident in the bathroom mirror, but beauty experts placate with a...