Collection by local designer Joy Teiken.

Minneapolis fashion designer Joy Teiken takes latest collection to New York, Los Angeles

Rooted in the Midwest, fashion designer Joy Teiken's latest couture collection aims for a national stage.

Scene + Heard: Ordway's Spring Fête visits '42nd Street'

April 18
John Lunseth and Julie Herman.

Latest craze in skin care, 'G-Beauty' meets consumer demand for nontoxic products

April 17
German skin-care brands are changing the way consumers view so-called clean beauty.
The "Made In Germany" stamp stands for natural, even farm-based serums, moisturizers and cosmetics.
Variety
April 18
This combination of photos released by Ralph Lauren shows Polo shirts made from recycled plastic bottles. Each shirt is made from an average of 12 bot

Earth, meet Polo: Ralph Lauren unveils plastic bottle shirt

Earth, meet Polo.
Variety
April 17

Neiman Marcus acquires stake in Fashionphile

Neiman Marcus Group is getting serious about the fast growing secondhand luxury business.
National
April 17

Time releases its 100 most influential people issue

Taylor Swift, TV journalist Gayle King and soccer star Mohamed Salah are among the six famous faces featured on the covers of Time's annual "100 Most Influential People in the World" issue.
Nation
April 16

Baby boy receiving treatment after he was born without skin

Doctors are working toward a diagnosis and care plan for a baby boy who has spent the first three months of his life in hospitals after he was born without skin.
Variety
April 16

Correction: CBD Goes Mainstream story

In a story April 15 about CBD, The Associated Press reported erroneously the parent company of Nine West. It is Authentic Brands Group, not Authentic Fitness.
Variety
April 16

Vera Wang, Reem Acra: Highlights from NY bridal fashion week

There was a church wedding with a Madonna soundtrack, a sit-down tea at a fancy Midtown hotel, and yards and yards of tulle and trains at April bridal fashion week in New York.
Celebrities
April 15
FILE - In this April 3, 2019 file photo, actress Lori Loughlin, front, and husband, clothing designer Mossimo Giannulli, left, depart federal court in

Loughlin, Giannulli plead not guilty in college bribery scam

"Full House" actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, pleaded not guilty Monday to charges that they paid $500,000 in bribes to get their daughters into the University of Southern California.
Books
April 15

Why actor Matthew Gray Gubler is dressed in a monster suit

You have to hand it to actor Matthew Gray Gubler: When he goes, he goes all-in. That's whether he's chasing serial killers on CBS' "Criminal Minds" or putting the word out about his new children's book.
National
April 15

Q&A: Trendy CBD rocks retail world, but does it work?

There is very little science behind most of the health claims made for CBD, the cannabis product turning up in cosmetics, foods and dietary supplements.With…
National
April 13

Fashion brand 'FUCT' seeks trademark help from Supreme Court

Erik Brunetti's four-letter fashion brand starts with an "F'' and rhymes with "duct." The federal government calls it "scandalous" and "immoral" and has refused to register the trademark. Brunetti has a different word for his brand and designs: "thought-provoking."
Variety
April 12
Kelly AuCoin as “Dollar” Bill Stearn and Damian Lewis as Bobby “Axe” Axelrod in “Billions.”

No, Patagonia isn't eliminating one of its trendy fleeces to punish finance 'bros'

The company is rethinking its famous banker fleeces.
National
April 12

McConnell won't say if Senate would back Herman Cain for Fed

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is declining to say whether he thinks his chamber would confirm Herman Cain to join the Federal Reserve board, casting doubt on the former Republican presidential candidate's prospects should President Donald Trump advance him for the post.
Variety
April 11
Duchess Harris and Dr. Jon Thomas.

Scene + Heard: History Theatre 'HERstory' gala

The History Theatre in St. Paul is known for producing works that explore Minnesota’s past, exposing audiences to the personalities and events that shaped —…
Celebrities
April 10
FILE - In this April 3, 2019 file photo, actress Lori Loughlin, front, and husband, clothing designer Mossimo Giannulli, left, depart federal court in

Loughlin, husband, others hit with money laundering charge

Federal prosecutors added money laundering to the list of accusations against actress Lori Loughlin, her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, and 14 other prominent parents Tuesday in the college admissions bribery case, increasing the pressure on them to plead guilty as other parents have agreed to do.
Variety
April 7
People stand in front of the Google tent during preparations for CES International in Las Vegas in January.

Real or artificial? Tech titans declare AI ethics concerns

The biggest tech companies want you to know that they're taking special care to ensure that their use of artificial intelligence to sift through mountains…
National
April 7

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's bad-guy talk belies migrants' reality

When President Donald Trump talks about the masses of Central Americans trying to get into the U.S., he describes a horde of beefy men with ill intent, "some of the roughest people you've ever seen," and mocks them for acting like frightened babies so soft-hearted Americans will take them in.
TV & Media
April 5

'Queer Eye' star France bridges divides on TV, in real life

The Netflix show "Queer Eye " caught on by doing something unusual: creating reality TV that touches on some of the country's deepest divides with persistent optimism.
Variety
April 4
Patricia Izek, Park Square artistic director Flordelino Lagundino and Paul Sackett.

Scene + Heard: Park Square Theatre's Spring Mischief Gala

Park Square Theatre’s Spring Mischief Gala brought merrymaking to the downtown St. Paul performance space. Guests at the April 1 event were treated to dinner,…
Music
April 4

Beyoncé partners with Adidas, will re-launch Ivy Park line

Beyoncé has announced a new collaboration: a creative partnership with Adidas.
Home & Garden
April 2

Top wedding trends, from tulle turbans to carbon neutrality

When Ashley Yore and Derek Ultican were planning their wedding, the question of the garter and bouquet tosses didn't come up.