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Ferragamo undeterred by US import tax proposal

  BY COLLEEN BARRY FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — The new CEO of the Salvatore Ferragamo luxury leather goods and fashion house said Friday that the prospect...

[Update] Nordstrom to drop Ivanka Trump’s clothing, accessories line

  NEW YORK (AP) — Nordstrom will stop selling Ivanka Trump clothing and accessories, creating some questions about the future of the brand elsewhere. The Seattle-based...

CEO at Ralph Lauren departs

NEW YORK (AP) — Stefan Larsson, who took over as CEO for Ralph Lauren less than two years ago in hopes of revitalizing the...

Boy George talks politics at Paris menswear, Dior goes dark

  BY THOMAS ADAMSON PARIS (AP) — Music maestro Boy George got political at Paris Fashion Week as Dior Homme went to the dark side, creating...

Melania Trump wears sky-blue cashmere Ralph Lauren ensemble

BY LEANNE ITALIE Incoming first lady Melania Trump wore a sky-blue cashmere jacket and mock turtleneck dress by Ralph Lauren, the brand that designed so...

Beantown as Shoetown: Sneaker makers stake claim in Boston

  BY PHILIP MARCELO BOSTON (AP) — Shoe makers are racing to the Boston area as they compete for millennial talent. Reebok picked the city's rapidly growing...

In icy Alaska, footwear options abound to stay upright

  BY DAN JOLING ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Darrell Bachmann doesn't wear ruby slippers, but when he clicks his heel, something magical happens. Bachmann invented KickSpikes, a...

Chanel: Train across flower fields threatens No. 5 perfume

  BY THOMAS ADAMSON PARIS (AP) — Chanel warned Friday that a planned train line through the prized flower fields near the southern French perfume-making area...

No more ‘Melania Trump’ underwear or honey for Slovenians

  BY ALI ZERDIN LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — No more Melania Trump honey, cakes, shoes and underwear for Slovenians. The future U.S. first lady has hired a...

Designer Tom Ford: Melania Trump ‘not necessarily my image’

  NEW YORK (AP) — Fashion designer Tom Ford says first lady-to-be Melania Trump likely won't be wearing his clothes in the White House. During an...

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70-Year-Old Woman Attacked, Suspect At-Large: NEW PHOTOS RELEASED

A 70-year-old woman walking from the Walmart parking lot towards the store located at 545 Pine Island Road in North Fort Myers was approached by an...

Firefighters Mopping Hot Spots in Golden Gate Estates: UPDATE – STILL...

Firefighters are reportedly mopping up hot spots that cover the 7,068 acres consumed by the 30th Avenue Fire. Residual heat crews continue to encounter smoldering...

LCSO Sharing Little Regarding Lehigh Homicide Investigation: UPDATE – VICTIMS IDENTIFIED

The Lee County Sheriff's Office has released limited information regarding the death investigation that began on Thursday afternoon on 4 Street West in Lehigh Acres. Now reported...

Ohio family members plead for tips to solve massacre of 8

  BY ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Tearful family members are pleading for information that could help solve the massacre of eight people in Ohio...