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Royals join cast of new Bond film for glitzy London premiere

Britain’s royals have joined Daniel Craig, Lea Seydoux and the cast of No Time to Die” on the red carpet for the new Bond film’s world premiere, a glittering event that marked the movie’s release after multiple delays caused by the pandemic
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Daniel Craig poses for photographers upon arrival for the World premiere of the new film from the James Bond franchise 'No Time To Die', in London Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
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Milley defends calls to Chinese at end of Trump presidency

The top U.S. military officer has told Congress he knew former President Donald Trump wasn’t planning to attack China and it was his job to reassure the Chinese of this in the phone calls that have triggered outrage from some lawmakers
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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley speaks during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the conclusion of military operations in Afghanistan and plans for future counterterrorism operations, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool)
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Tom Hardy, Andy Serkis sink their teeth into 'Venom' sequel

Not everything worked in the first “Venom” film, a darker, slimier spinoff adjacent to Sony Pictures’ “Spider-verse” Marvel world
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This image released by Sony Pictures Entertainment shows a scene from "Venom: Let There Be Carnage." (Sony Pictures Entertainment via AP)
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John Lennon cassette tape fetches $58K at auction

A cassette tape with a 33-minute audio recording of John Lennon being interviewed by four Danish teenagers 51 years ago as well as an apparently unpublished song has fetched the equivalent of $58,240 at an auction in Denmark
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A view of photos and a cassette with the recording of four Danish schoolboys' interviews with John Lennon and Yoko Ono during the famous couple's winter stay in Thy, in Jutland, Denmark, in 1970, on display at Bruun Rasmussen Auction House in Copenhagen Friday Sept. 24, 2021. Half a century ago, four Danish teenagers interviewed John Lennon for their school paper. A cassette tape with a 33-minute audio recording of the chat, that also includes an apparently unpublished song by the late Beatle, will be auctioned in Denmark lon Sept. 28. (Ida Marie Odgaard/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
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Q&A: Bell and Howell-Baptiste on 'Queenpins' and friendship

Kristen Bell and Kirby Howell-Baptiste have shared the screen more than a few times over the past decade
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This image released by STX Films shows Kristen Bell, left, and Kirby Howell-Baptiste in a scene from "Queenpins." (STX Films via AP)
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Alan Jackson reveals nerve condition affecting his balance

Country superstar Alan Jackson revealed in an interview that he has a degenerative nerve condition that has affected his balance
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FILE - Alan Jackson performs at the 56th annual Academy of Country Music Awards on April 15, 2021 in Nashville, Tenn. Jackson revealed in a new interview that he has a degenerative nerve condition that has affected his balance. The 62-year-old Country Music Hall of Famer said in an interview on NBC's “Today” show that he was diagnosed with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease a decade ago. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
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The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible best-sellers for week ending September 24th:
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Lindsay Lohan's mom Dina pleads guilty to drunken driving

Actor Lindsay Lohan’s mother has pleaded guilty to drunken driving
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2013 file photo, Dina Lohan leaves court in Hempstead, N.Y., after pleading not guilty to drunken driving charges. Lohan pleaded guilty to drunken driving on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021, and is expected to be sentenced to 18 days in jail and five years’ probation for rear-ending another car on Long Island and leaving the scene. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman, File)
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With DuVernay’s nudge, Haile Gerima comes to Netflix

Haile Gerima, the 75-year-old director of “Bush Mama” and “Ashes and Embers” has proudly operated outside of mainstream Hollywood for almost 50 years
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FILE - Director Haile Gerima arrives for a screening at the 65th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, on Sept. 2, 2008. The 75-year-old LA Rebellion filmmaker is getting renewed attention with a restoration of his 1993 film "Sankofa" and an honor from the new Academy Museum. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, File)
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Prince Andrew acknowledges he faces US sex assault lawsuit

Prince Andrew has acknowledged through his lawyer that he's been served with a lawsuit by a U.S. woman who says he sexually assaulted her
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FILE - In this Sunday, April 11, 2021 file photo, Britain's Prince Andrew speaks during a television interview at the Royal Chapel of All Saints at Royal Lodge, Windsor, England. Attorneys representing a U.S. woman who claims Prince Andrew sexually assaulted her have asked British courts to formally notify him about her lawsuit after a lawyer for the prince maintained this week that Andrew has not been properly notified of the “baseless” civil action. (Steve Parsons/Pool Photo via AP, File)
September 28

Review: Anita Hill urges us all to battle gender violence

When Anita Hill testified against Clarence Thomas in 1991 her life changed
September 28
This cover image released by Viking shows “Believing: Our Thirty-Year Journey to End Gender Violence," by Anita Hill. (Viking via AP)
September 28

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The top 10 books on the Apple Store for week ending 9/26/2021
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Latin Grammys: Camilo is top contender with 10 nominations

Camilo won his first Latin Grammy Award last year and could soon have many more in his hands
September 28
This combination of photos shows, from left, Colombian singer-songwriter Camilo, Dominican maestro Juan Luis Guerra, Spanish rapper C. Tangana and Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny, who received the most Latin Grammy nominations on Tuesday, Sept. 28. Camilo led the Latin Grammy Awards nominations with 10 nods, Guerra received six, C. Tangana earned five and Bad Bunny scored four. The 22nd Latin Grammy Awards will be held on Nov. 18. (AP Photo)
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The top 10 movies on the Apple Store for week ending 9/26/21
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Steven Van Zandt explores his fascinating and unlikely life

About halfway through Steven Van Zandt’s new memoir comes the point of no return
September 28
FILE - This May 6, 2019 photo shows actor and musician Steven Van Zandt in New York. Van Zandt's memoir "Unrequited Infatuations,” released on Tuesday, Sept. 28. (Photo by Christopher Smith/Invision/AP, File)
September 28

Milley defends call to Chinese counterpart at end of Trump presidency, says: 'My task at that time was to de-escalate'

Milley defends call to Chinese counterpart at end of Trump presidency, says: 'My task at that time was to de-escalate'
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In R. Kelly verdict, Black women see long-overdue justice

Accusers and others demanding accountability for R&B superstar R. Kelly over allegations that he was abusing young women and girls for decades say it took so long to get to a guilty verdict in part because his targets were Black
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FILE - Participants and crew from "Surviving R. Kelly" accept the award for best documentary at the MTV Movie and TV Awards on June 15, 2019, in Santa Monica, Calif. Accusers and others demanding accountability for the R&B superstar over allegations that he was abusing young women and girls for decades say it took so long to get to a guilty verdict in part because his targets were Black. Kelly was convicted Monday, Sept. 27, 2021, in his sex trafficking trial. Those who work against sexual violence say Black women and girls who want to speak out face a society that hypersexualizes them from a young age. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
September 28

Winfrey chooses Richard Powers' 'Bewilderment' for book club

Oprah Winfrey’s new book club pick is Richard Powers’ “Bewilderment.”
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'Behind the Table': A special podcast series from 'The View'

New episodes are available every Tuesday starting on Sept. 14.
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Former and current co-hosts of "The View" participate in the new special podcast series, "Behind The Table" premiering on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021.
September 28

New Rijksmuseum exhibition showcases Renaissance portraits

There is a gathering at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum of people from around Europe depicted in more than 100 Renaissance portraits as COVID-19 lockdowns ease and borders reopen
September 28
Detail of the painting by Petrus Christus titled Portrait of a Young Woman, around 1470, during a press preview of the Remember Me exhibit at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021. As COVID-19 lockdowns ease and borders reopen, there is a gathering at Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum of people from around Europe, depicted in more than 100 Renaissance portraits. The Dutch national museum's new exhibition “Remember Me,” covers the century 1470-1570. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
September 28

Lisa Ling regrets making comment about Monica Lewinsky on 'The View': 'My heart sunk'

Ling joins co-host Sara Haines in the special podcast series "Behind The Table."
September 28
Monica Lewinsky attends a red carpet event for "Impeachment: American Crime Story," Sept. 1, 2021, and Lisa Ling makes an appearance on "The View," Sept. 17, 2021.
September 28

Dubai to find out if pandemic-delayed Expo 2020 will pay off

Dubai’s Expo 2020 opens this week, after being delayed for a year over the coronavirus pandemic
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In this Aug. 8, 2021 satellite photo taken by Planet Labs Inc., the site of Expo 2020 is seen in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Delayed a year over the coronavirus pandemic, Dubai's Expo 2020 opens this Friday. It will put this city-state all-in on its bet of billions of dollars that the world's fair will boost its economy. (Planet Labs Inc. via AP)
September 28

Met returns with 1st work by a Black composer in its history

“Fire Shut Up in My Bones” became the first work by a Black composer in the 138-year history of the Metropolitan Opera as the company presented its first staged performance since March 2020 following a gap caused by the coronavirus
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Will Liverman, from left, Chris Kenney and Walter Russell III perform during a rehearsal of "Fire Shut Up in My Bones" at the Metropolitan Opera, Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
September 27

R&B superstar R. Kelly convicted in sex trafficking trial

A jury of seven men and five women found Kelly guilty.
September 27
FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2019, file photo, R. Kelly appears during a hearing at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse in Chicago. The R&B superstar known for his anthem “I Believe I Can Fly,” was convicted Monday in a sex trafficking trial after decades of avoiding criminal responsibility for numerous allegations of misconduct with young women and children. (Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool, File)
September 27

R. Kelly's life, from troubled talent to trafficking trial

R. Kelly grew up in Chicago's housing projects and went on to have an illustrious musical career increasingly clouded by allegations of lurid behavior and sexual abuse
September 27
R. Kelly performs at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre on Sunday, June 30, 2013, in Los Angeles. The R&B superstar known for his anthem “I Believe I Can Fly,” was convicted Monday in a sex trafficking trial after decades of avoiding criminal responsibility for numerous allegations of misconduct with young women and children. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP)
September 27

Global Citizen Live generates $1.1 billion to fight poverty

Global Citizen Live, a 24-hour concert that featured performances from Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Lopez, BTS and Elton John and dozens of other stars, raised $1.1 billion in commitments and pledges over the weekend to fight extreme poverty
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Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, left, and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex speak at Global Citizen Live in Central Park on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, in New York. Global Citizen Live, a 24-hour concert that featured performances from Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Lopez, BTS and Elton John and dozens of other stars, raised $1.1 billion in commitments and pledges over the weekend to fight extreme poverty. Broadcasting from sites on six continents, including New York’s Central Park and in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Global Citizen also secured pledges from France for 60 million COVID-19 vaccine doses for developing countries and corporate pledges for planting 157 million trees around the world. Vaccine pledges, which also came from the governments of Croatia and Ireland, followed numerous pleas, including from Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, onstage at Central Park on Saturday. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
September 27

Review: Idolatry surrenders to humanity in new Lee biography

Controversy over the equestrian memorial to Robert E
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This cover image released by Knopf shows "Robert E. Lee: A Life" by Allen C. Guelzo. (Knopf via AP)
September 27

Ex-USC soccer coach tells of faking athletic credentials

A former assistant soccer coach at the University of Southern California testified Monday that she regularly created fake athletic profiles with exaggerated accomplishments and images she found on Google to help get unqualified students admitted
September 27
FILE - This March 12, 2019, file photo shows the University Village area of the University of Southern California, in Los Angeles. A former assistant women's soccer coach at the University of Southern California testified Monday, Sept. 27, 2021 during the first trial in the nationwide college admissions bribery scandal that she regularly created fake athletic profiles with exaggerated accomplishments to help get unqualified students admitted to the school. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
September 27

R&B star R. Kelly convicted in sex trafficking trial after decades of allegations about sexual misconduct with minors

R&B star R. Kelly convicted in sex trafficking trial after decades of allegations about sexual misconduct with minors
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Jurors in R. Kelly’s sex trafficking trial say they have reached a verdict

Jurors in R. Kelly’s sex trafficking trial say they have reached a verdict
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'SNL' returning with all but one incumbent cast member

“Saturday Night Live” returns for its 47th season this weekend with a bit of a surprise
September 27
This combination of photos shows cast members from "Saturday Night Live," from left, Aidy Bryant, Pete Davidson, Kate McKinnon, Cecily Strong and Kenan Thompson, who will return for the 2021-22 season of the sketch comedy series. (AP Photo)
September 27

Johnny Ramone's guitar sells for more than $900,000

The guitar played by Johnny Ramone on all 15 Ramones albums and at nearly 2,000 live performances by the rock band sold at auction over the weekend for more than $900,000
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This Aug. 2021 photo provided by Boston-based RR Auction shows a 1965 Mosrite Ventures II electric guitar played by Johnny Ramone. The guitar sold at auction over the weekend for more than $900,000, the auctioneer said Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. Ramone, whose real name was John Cummings, bought the guitar to replace his original blue Ventures II, which was stolen, according to RR Auction. (Photo Nikki Brickett/RR Auction via AP)
September 27

'View' hosts say they had false positive COVID tests

The two co-hosts of “The View” who were abruptly pulled off the air last week before a planned interview with Vice President Kamala Harris say their tests were false positives
September 27
This combination of photos shows co-hosts Sunny Hostin, left, and Ana Navarro on the set of "The View," in New York on Sept. 17, 2021. Hostin and Navarro, who were abruptly pulled off the air on Friday, Sept. 24, before a planned interview with Vice President Kamala Harris said their tests were false positives. Their false positives led to some awkward television and their boss, executive producer Brian Teta, apologized to them on the air Monday. (ABC/Lou Rocco via AP)
September 27

Anita Hill still waits for change, 30 years after testimony

America had yet to really learn about sexual harassment when Anita Hill testified against Clarence Thomas in front of an all-male Senate panel in October 1991
September 27
Anita Hill poses for a portrait in New York on Sept. 21, 2021 to promote her book, "Believing: Our Thirty-Year Journey to End Gender Violence," releasing on Sept. 28. (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP)
September 27

Review: Book richly illustrates pandemic's impact on lives

Eli Saslow's “Voices from the Pandemic" draws attention to the people who have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic
September 27
This cover image released by Doubleday shows "Voices from the Pandemic: Americans Tell Their Stories of Crisis, Courage and Resilience" by Eli Saslow. (Doubleday via AP)
September 27

New this week: 'Sopranos' prequel, Jon Stewart and Carlile

This week’s new entertainment releases include new music from Brandi Carlile and the Doobie Brothers, as well as the return of Jon Stewart to prime time and a prequel film to “The Sopranos” called “The Many Saints of Newark.”
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This combination of photos shows promotional art for, from left, "The Many Saints of Newark," premiering Oct. 1 on HBO Max, "The Problem with Jon Stewart," premiering Sept. 30 on Apple TV+ and "La Brea," premiering Sept. 28 on NBC. (Warner Bros./Apple TV+/NBC via AP)
September 27

Review: Anthony Doerr dreams big with 'Cloud Cuckoo Land'

“Cloud Cuckoo Land,” the new novel from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anthony Doerr, is “admirable in its ambition,” writes Associated Press reviewer Rob Merrill
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This cover image released by Scribner shows "Cloud Cuckoo Land" by Anthony Doerr. (Scribner via AP)
September 27

After 'Verzuz' series success, Timbaland creates Beatclub

Timbaland paved his own way as a hit-making producer for elite acts like Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z, but now he’s creating a lane for aspiring music creators to collaborate with the industry’s biggest performers
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Timbaland poses for a portrait in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021. Timbaland, the hit-making producer for elite acts like Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z, is creating a new venture called Beatclub, a digital platform for music makers to connect with musicians, producers, songwriters, music publishers and record labels. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
September 27

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 3-9

Celebrities with birthdays during the week of Oct. 3-9 include actor Dakota Johnson, rocker John Mellencamp and director Steve McQueen
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FILE - John Mellencamp performs at the 17th Annual GRAMMY Foundation Legacy Concert at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, in Los Angeles. Mellencamp turns 70 on Oct. 7. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
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Patterson, Scholastic team up on new literacy initiative

With a donation of $1_5 million from author James Patterson, Scholastic Book Clubs has launched “The United States of Readers."
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FILE - Author James Patterson appears at an event to promote his joint novel with former President Bill Clinton, "The President is Missing," in New York on June 5, 2018. Patterson donated $1.5 million to Scholastic Book Clubs to launch “The United States of Readers," a classroom program designed to address literacy inequity. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
September 27

'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' sashays home with 10 Tony Awards

The production won the best new musical crown at the Tony Awards.
September 27
This image released by Boneau/Bryan-Brown shows the cast in "Moulin Rouge! The Musical." (Matthew Murphy/Boneau/Bryan-Brown via AP)
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A view of the red carpet at the 74th annual Tony Awards at Winter Garden Theatre on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
September 27

Rolling Stones open American tour, pay tribute to drummer

The Rolling Stones are touring again, this time without their heartbeat, or at least their backbeat
September 27
Mick Jagger, from left, Steve Jordan and Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones perform during the "No Filter" tour at The Dome at America's Center, Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021, in St. Louis. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)
September 26
This image released by Boneau/Bryan-Brown shows the cast in "Moulin Rouge! The Musical." (Matthew Murphy/Boneau/Bryan-Brown via AP)
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Leslie Odom Jr., left, and Nicolette Robinson arrive at the 74th annual Tony Awards at Winter Garden Theatre on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
September 26

Tony Awards: 'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' wins best musical

Tony Awards: 'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' wins best musical
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September 26

Tony Awards: ‘The Inheritance’ wins best play

Tony Awards: ‘The Inheritance’ wins best play
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September 26

Tony Awards: 'A Soldier's Play' wins best play revival

Tony Awards: 'A Soldier's Play' wins best play revival
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‘Dear Evan Hansen’ opens 2nd to ‘Shang-Chi’ at box office

“Dear Evan Hansen” may have been a hit on Broadway, but the filmed adaptation of the Tony-winning show is off to a slow start at the box office in its first weekend in theaters
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This mage released by Universal Pictures shows Ben Platt in a scene from "Dear Evan Hansen." (Erika Doss/Universal Pictures via AP)
September 26

Missioni turns creative page; Liberatore mixes real, virtual

On this rainy Sunday morning, the fashion crowd filed into a richly upholstered movie theater for a full-immersion runway show by Francesca Liberatore, combining real models, hologram images and a film projected on the main screen
September 26
A model wears a creation of Francesca Liberatore Spring Summer 2022 collection, unveiled during the Milan Fashion Week, in Milan, Italy, Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)