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Prince Harry, Meghan, Ivanka Trump attend designer’s Rome wedding

September 20, 2019 ROME (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan joined an array of celebrities on Friday for the glitzy wedding of fashion designer Misha Nonoo at a 17th century Italian villa overlooking the city of Rome. Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner flew in from the United States to join […]

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Jennifer Lopez closes Versace Milan show in that jungle dress

September 20, 2019 By Marie-Louise Gumuchian MILAN (Reuters) – Pop star and actress Jennifer Lopez strutted down the Milan catwalk on Friday, closing the Versace fashion show in a recreation of the plunging jungle-themed gown she wore to the Grammy Awards nearly 20 years ago. The 50-year-old joined models including sisters Gigi and Bella Hadid […]

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Armani sees airy spring for Emporio line, Fendi picks earthy tones in Milan

September 19, 2019 By Marie-Louise Gumuchian MILAN (Reuters) – Italian designer Giorgio Armani chose a light breezy silhouette for his Emporio Armani line at Milan Fashion Week on Thursday, picking soft colours and loose cuts for the brand’s spring line. Armani, a veteran designer affectionately called “King Giorgio” in Italy, called the Spring/Summer 2020 collection […]

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Style trumps fashion at Prada, Pilotto goes to the beach at Milan shows

September 18, 2019 By Marie-Louise Gumuchian MILAN (Reuters) – Prada chose personal style over fashion while Peter Pilotto merged the beach with the ballroom at their catwalk shows on Wednesday, kicking off the first day of Milan Fashion Week. Miuccia Prada, considered an industry trailblazer, presented a spring line she said was about “the power […]

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Dinosaurs, droids and holy hand-grenade up for grabs at film auction

September 18, 2019 LONDON (Reuters) – Jurassic Park dinosaur skulls, a Star Wars stormtrooper helmet and Monty Python’s holy hand grenade are among movie memorabilia going under the hammer in London this month at an auction organizers expect to exceed 6 million pounds ($7.5 million). Also on sale will be Jack Nicholson’s axe from “The […]

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New Zealand to be Middle-earth again in Amazon’s The Lord of the Rings series

September 18, 2019 By Praveen Menon and Jeffrey Dastin WELLINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – New Zealand will be home again to hairy feet and pointed-ear Hobbits after Amazon Studios confirmed the Pacific country will be the location for its new “The Lord of the Rings” series, a TV show widely tipped to be the most expensive […]

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Bazinga! HBO Max wins U.S. streaming rights for ‘The Big Bang Theory’

September 17, 2019 (Reuters) – HBO Max, the upcoming streaming service from AT&T Inc’s WarnerMedia, has secured exclusive five-year streaming rights in the United States to all 12 seasons of comedy hit “The Big Bang Theory”. Ranked as the No. 1 comedy on U.S. television for the past seven years, the show has garnered an […]

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Cars front man Ric Ocasek died while recovering from surgery: family

September 17, 2019 By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Cars front man Ric Ocasek died peacefully over the weekend while recovering from surgery at his family’s home in Manhattan, his wife, the actress and model Paulina Porizkova, said in an Instagram post on Monday. Porizkova, who announced in May 2018 that she and Ocasek […]

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Tisci takes Burberry’s Victorian past to the future in spring show

September 17, 2019 By Marie-Louise Gumuchian LONDON (Reuters) – Italian designer Riccardo Tisci looked to Burberry’s Victorian roots for the luxury British brand’s latest line at London Fashion Week on Monday, mixing delicate lace with edgy street style for looks aimed at catering to different age groups. The Burberry creative chief, who has successfully revamped […]

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Who calls the tunes in space? Brad Pitt asks NASA astronaut

September 16, 2019 By Joey Roulette WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Brad Pitt traded laughs on Monday in a call to the International Space Station with a NASA astronaut, who somersaulted during the zero-gravity interview ahead of this week’s release of the actor’s new film, the space thriller “Ad Astra.” Pitt peppered astronaut Nick Hague with dozens […]

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