Don't run from the camera, Mom! Look pleased when you say 'Cheese!'

Don't run from the camera, Mom! Look pleased when you say 'Cheese!'

It's almost Mother's Day, when we honor the brave women who brought us into the world. It's a prime time to take a family snapshot, too. But too many moms run from the camera.
Variety
3:30pm

4 reasons why Aeropostale has lost its cool with shoppers

Aeropostale Inc., once a popular mall destination for teens, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, becoming the latest victim in the fast-changing retail landscape.
Variety
May 4

Style calendar: Jewelry trunk show and more

Fine-jewelry designer Janis Kerman will host a jewelry trunk show and custom design event May 13-14 at Max's at the Shops at Excelsior & Grand…
Stage & Arts
May 3
Beyonce arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute...

Met fashion exhibit explores dialogue between hand, machine

For decades, argues Andrew Bolton, the star curator of blockbuster fashion exhibits at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, we've all been looking at fashion through a flawed prism. We've assumed, he says, that hand-made garments are better, purer, fancier, more luxurious. And that machine-made garments are inherently inferior, even mediocre.
Music
May 3

Light-up gowns and gladiators: Met Gala fashion was fierce

They came as robots and gladiators, light-up princesses and high-haired goddesses shimmering in green, copper and silver.
Stage & Arts
May 2

Silver reigns on Met Gala red carpet

The grande dame of the Met Gala, Anna Wintour, arrived early Monday in a fringed, white body-hugging gown by Chanel and acknowledged her life is not a great example of the evening's theme, the convergence of man and machine.
TV & Media
May 2

Young adults in Twin Cities build careers on blogging

Posing in a sun-lit, white brick studio space, Sami Huerta illustrated how to create a "geo-inspired silhouette" for a post on her blog.
Variety
May 1

Hawaii, Alaska, Southwest face increased wildfire threat

Fire forecasters say Hawaii, Alaska and the Southwest will face an increased threat of wildfires this summer.The National Interagency Fire Center released its outlook for…
Celebrities
May 1

Cover star: Duchess Kate poses for British edition of Vogue

The British edition of Vogue will mark its 100th anniversary with a rare portrait of Kate Middleton looking relaxed in the countryside.
Celebrities
April 29

C.J.: King twins fill tall orders in dressing the hard to fit

King Brothers Clothiers, owned by twins Danny and Kenny King, specializes in dressing the hard-to-fit. Among the athletes who’ve found their way to…
National
April 29

Are you ready to replace your moisturizer with a pill?

The makeup industry is trying to convince women that looking good on the outside starts from within — but it's unclear whether the products they're trying to hawk are safe and effective.
Variety
April 29

Whole Foods exec: No tattoo shops planned for new chain yet

Whole Foods is prepping for the launch of its hipster new grocery chain. But shoppers won't be able to get a tattoo with their cheese just yet.
Style
April 29

Scene + Heard: Arts Forum in Minneapolis

Hundreds of Minnesota arts fans gathered at the Cowles Center in Minneapolis for an Arts Forum sponsored by the Star Tribune.
Variety
April 29

Gallery: Arts forum

Hundreds of Minnesota arts fans gathered at the Cowles Center in Minneapolis for an Arts Forum sponsored by the Star Tribune.
Variety
April 28

These 5 new classics lend versatility to your wardrobe

Tell your white shirts and LBDs to make some room in the closet, because according to these local boutique owners, the new classics are coming!
Variety
April 27

Style calendar

Get a jump on spring fashion trends Sat. at Macy's Rosedale Spring Into Style fashion show. Style blogger Lindsey Herzog of Lindsey Kate and Falen…
Movies
April 25

Met curator Andrew Bolton, quiet defender of fashion as art

The opening seconds of the trailer for "The First Monday in May," the new documentary about the dizzyingly star-studded Met Gala, show pop star Rihanna tossing her fashionable head in slo-mo as the red-carpet cameras click furiously. Suitably, she sports a glistening tiara.
Variety
April 22

Scene + Heard: Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity's Hard Hat & Black Tie Gala

Guests gamely slipped into construction-site couture for the Habitat for Humanity Hard Hat & Black Tie Gala at RiverCentre in St. Paul.
Music
April 22

Donatella Versace reacts to death of friend, Prince

Italian fashion designer Donatella Versace says she's mourning the death of Prince, one of her closest friends, who has died after collapsing in an elevator at his recording studio complex in suburban Minneapolis.
National
April 22

Lo, the lowly stump speech _ backbone of a candidate's day

Day after day, the candidates for president wake up, brush their teeth and pump themselves up to say the same thing they did yesterday.
Variety
April 21

Workers help woman recover diamond jewelry thrown in trash

A Massachusetts woman says she was ecstatic when waste workers helped her find diamond jewelry that she accidentally threw away.