The highly anticipated wear-black protest at the Golden Globes took off Sunday as soon as the red carpet opened, including A-listers Meryl Streep in a deep V-cut gown and Michelle Williams in an embellished off-the-shoulder look with “Me Too” founder Tarana Burke at her side.
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By Leanne Italie THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
NEW YORK — This may or may not come as a surprise: Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2017 is “feminism.”
NEW YORK — What we have here in 2017 is a heap of chaos and disruption. What we need in 2018? The Pantone Color Institute thinks whatever that might be will come in the deep purple hue of “Ultra Violet,” its colour of the year revealed Thursday.
NEW YORK — The trendspotting Pantone Color Institute picked a deep purple hue called “Ultra Violet” as the colour of the year for 2018.
NEW YORK — Dictionary.com announced Monday that “complicit” is the site’s word of the year in a contentious 2017.
Site lexicographer Jane Solomon says numerous events, from politics to natural disasters, drove more people to look up “complicit” at particular times of the year. Overall, she said, look-ups of the word increased nearly 300 per cent over 2016.
NEW YORK — Oprah Winfrey’s back with her longest holiday gift list ever at 102 of her favourite things.
NEW YORK — Don’t mess with our stretch, United Airlines, or risk the wrath of leggings lovers.
The social media matter of The Kids in Leggings vs. United snapped to the surface Sunday. That’s when one Shannon Watts said on Twitter she had witnessed a gate agent refusing to let two girls board a flight from Denver to Minneapolis because of their leggings.
NEW YORK — Attention, word nerds: This is your bonus round, courtesy of Merriam-Webster.
In addition to elevating “surreal” in 2016 to word of the year, the dictionary company on Tuesday added about 1,000 new words and new definitions to existing listings on its website, Merriam-webster.com.
The pinks had it Sunday on the Golden Globes red carpet, from Ryan Michelle Bathe on the arm of hubby Sterling K. Brown to a stunning Lily Collins in princessy Zuhair Murad, hair up in a loose, dramatic bun.
Collins’ couture gown was a light shade with a floral design. She went with her first choice to go with Harry Winston jewels.
NEW YORK — Amid social, political and environmental tumult around the world, the Pantone Color Institute on Thursday plucked fresh and zesty “greenery” as the colour of the year for 2017.