How Crocs made a mighty comeback to be cool again

How Crocs made a mighty comeback to be cool again

Crocs, perhaps the most polarizing shoe of our time, is making a comeback. And the turnaround is no accident, analysts say.

Counterfeit Yeezys and other hot sneakers gain footing on black market

September 20
Counterfeit Yeezys and other hot sneakers gain footing on black market
Kanye West's signature shoe is one of the world's most coveted sneakers. No wonder there's a thriving black market for fakes.

Scene + Heard: Avant Garden at Walker Art Center

September 15
Scene + Heard: Avant Garden at Walker Art Center
The Walker Art Center's annual gala, Avant Garden, brought together Minnesota's art community around the expanded Walker campus.
Celebrities
September 20

Missouri couple gets an engagement redo on 'Jimmy Kimmel'

A Missouri couple who accidentally dropped a $3,000 engagement ring into a pond has had a chance to redo their engagement proposal on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"
National
September 20

Jimmy Kimmel: Senator 'lied right to my face' on health care

Jimmy Kimmel sharply criticized U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy on his late-night show, saying the Louisiana Republican "lied right to my face" by going back on…
Celebrities
September 18

Metallics and feathers galore on Emmys red carpet

A force of red, a wealth of metallics and a strong show of feathers took the carpet at the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, led…
Celebrities
September 17

Emmys red carpet includes Issa Rae in revenge red

Jeremy Maguire — from "Modern Family" — vamped in a purple cape Sunday on the Emmys Awards red carpet.
Celebrities
September 16

The Latest: Animal rights protesters disrupt Burberry show

The Latest on London Fashion Week (all times local):
Music
September 15

Some weird and wonderful moments of NY Fashion Week

What, really, is a fashion show? Discuss.
Stage & Arts
September 13

Marc Jacobs closes out Fashion Week with an operatic finale

Marc Jacobs closed out New York Fashion Week with an operatic finale, playing the aria from "La Wally" used in the movie "Diva." And the rest was silence. Literally. The models walked in the cavernous, unadorned Park Avenue Armory with no soundtrack, their every footstep audible. At Michael Kors, the soundtrack was live: Sara Bareilles sang four songs, ending with her hit "Brave." Some highlights of the final day of shows:
Variety
September 13

5 in health care fraud case face charges in witness' death

A Louisiana man convicted in a multi-million dollar health care fraud scheme in 2013 now faces federal charges — along with four other men — in the 2012 slaying of a witness in the case, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
Variety
September 13

Lauren. Ralph Lauren. Designer channels 007 in opulent show

Lauren. Ralph Lauren.
Music
September 12

Grammy Museum set to open its new site in Newark next month

The Grammy Museum is about to open its new location in New Jersey.
Stage & Arts
September 12

Fashion: Helmut Lang has that bra-shaped handbag you wanted

As New York Fashion week headed to a close, Shayne Oliver, guest designer at Helmut Lang, injected a jolt of energy into the proceedings with a raucous and sexy show that included leather bras of every kind, as in tiny leather "bralettes" and huge, brassiere-shaped handbags. The young designers at Oscar de la Renta seemed to be taking the luxury label in a more casual direction with denim and other relaxed garments. And Carolina Herrera, who showed previously at the Frick Collection, found another stunning venue for her runway show: the Museum of Modern Art.
Variety
September 11

Nordstrom is opening concept store that has no inventory

Nordstrom is opening up a store that doesn't have any inventory.
Music
September 11

Rihanna rides into New York Fashion Week like a rock star

Rihanna didn't walk into New York Fashion Week. She rode through it.
Celebrities
September 10

Fashion Week: Tracy Reese gives a voice to her models

On the fifth day of New York Fashion Week, Tracy Reese gave voice to her models — literally. Victoria Beckham presented a light-hearted collection that relied on colors inspired by playdough and ice cream. And the Public School label offered a pointed message on immigration.
Home & Garden
September 9

Miss America shoe parade hits the Atlantic City Boardwalk

Contestants vying for the Miss America title displayed some fancy footwear along a New Jersey boardwalk on Saturday.
Business
September 8

Recalls this week: chest of drawers, slap bracelets

More than 1.6 million four-drawer chests are being recalled because they pose a tip-over risk and potential hazard to children. Other recalled consumer products include…
Variety
September 8

Scene + Heard: Beauty Bash raises funds for AngelHair

For the inaugural AngelHair Beauty Bash, guests gathered at the historic Van Dusen mansion in Minneapolis. In addition to cocktails and appetizers, the event featured…
National
September 7

No contest plea entered in pie attack on ex-California mayor

A man accused of hitting Kevin Johnson in the face with a coconut cream pie when he was mayor of Sacramento, California, has pleaded no contest to misdemeanor disturbing the peace.
Celebrities
September 7

Tom Ford launches Fashion Week with sequins, celebs galore

The first day of Fashion Week brought glitz, glamour and a slew of celebrities at Tom Ford's '90s-themed show, and a prestigious award for designer Thom Browne. Some of the highlights:
National
September 6

Nebraska woman lends her wedding dress to brides on a budget

A Nebraska woman is lending her wedding dress to brides on tight budgets instead of letting it gather dust in her closet.