Sneakers star at glamorous parties around Art Basel Miami

December 5
Fashion has always played a starring role at the glamorous weeklong parties surrounding Art Basel Miami. This year it's all about the kicks as several major brands including Dior, Adidas and Nike drop limited edition sneakers that had fans camping out overnight.

Getting married? Designers make case for 'unusual and beautiful' Minnesota-grown flowers

September 28
Thanks to colorful and surprising choices, using locally grown flowers doesn't mean you're limited to daisies in a jar.
Celebrities
December 5

Sneakers star at glamorous parties around Art Basel Miami

Home & Garden
December 3

Miami Beach scene inspires Dior's first US runway show

Kim Jones was clearly inspired by Miami's pastel beach scene as he designed his men's fall 2020 collection for Christian Dior. Tuesday's show was the first foray on US soil for the iconic Parisian fashion house.
December 2

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 8-14

Dec. 8: Singer Jerry Butler is 80. Drummer Bobby Elliott of The Hollies is 78. Actress Mary Woronov ("Eating Raoul," "The Munsters" films) is 76.…
Celebrities
December 1
In this Feb. 28, 2019 photo, actress Lori Loughlin poses with her daughter Olivia Jade Giannulli, left, at the 2019 "An Unforgettable Evening" in Beve

Daughter in admissions scandal returns to YouTube channel

Social media star Olivia Jade Giannulli on Sunday posted her first YouTube video since the arrest of her parents, actress Lori Loughlin and fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, made her one of the most visible figures in the college admissions scandal that ensnared dozens of wealthy parents and their children.
Variety
November 22
In this Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019 photo, from left, Mary Blitzer, of the Sierra Club, gives a petition of over 23,000 signatures to Amira Adawe of the

Amazon pulls skin-lightening products after groups' concerns

Amazon has pulled more than a dozen skin-lightening products with dangerous levels of mercury off its website after Minnesota public-health and environmental activists raised concerns.
National
November 19

ATF agent gets $450,000 settlement in email harassment case

A supervisor for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in Seattle is receiving a $450,000 settlement after complaining of racial harassment from a co-worker with a Nazi tattoo.
Celebrities
November 18
Kylie Jenner, shown in a May 2019 file photo taken at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit in New York, is selling a 51% stake o

Kylie Jenner sells stake in beauty empire to CoverGirl owner

Kylie Jenner is selling a stake of her beauty business to CoverGirl owner Coty, in a deal that values the reality TV star's company at about $1.2 billion.
November 15

FDA warns Dollar Tree about flagged Chinese manufacturers

Government regulators have again warned Dollar Tree's parent company about importing drugs and cosmetics that could be tainted due to improper product testing during manufacturing.
November 12

Wynn Resorts wants court to toss ex-salon chief spying claim

Wynn Resorts wants a Nevada judge to dismiss an ex-beauty salon director's lawsuit alleging company executives invaded his privacy and spied on him after he spoke publicly about sexual misconduct allegations against former casino mogul Steve Wynn nearly two years ago.
November 12

HBO doc peers into Ralph Lauren's rose-tinted American Dream

Of all the editors, fashion notables, filmmakers and cultural critics who opine on Ralph Lauren in the new documentary "Very Ralph," it's an unlikely voice who perhaps most succinctly describes the appeal of the Lauren empire.
November 11

He said, she said: Will female acts win big at CMA Awards?

The lack of women on country radio is as tired as a bad country song cliche, but the Country Music Association Awards is trying to set the stage for them to reign, both as the hosts, as performers and perhaps the night's biggest winners.
Variety
November 9
Jenny Kisner (Rikki), Jessica & Aaron Raatz (Roku & Roo)

Scene+Heard: Supersized fun at Ronald McDonald House gala

The 2019 Ronald McDonald House gala was a celebration of 40 years of hope and family. Guests at the Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, the Depot were…
November 7

Kanye West vows to move Yeezy manufacturing to the Americas

A few fun facts about Kanye West: He's running for president in 2024, he recited color psychology to wife Kim Kardashian West as she sat in a morning bath Thursday, and he was fired at 16 for shoplifting at the Gap where he worked.
November 7

Streep, Miranda and Stone are named as Met Gala co-chairs

Next year's Met Gala may be the closest we'll ever come to getting a Miranda Priestly moment at the starry event.
November 6

Fans say farewell to legendary Puerto Rico astrologer

Walter Mercado lay in his coffin Wednesday wearing a velvet suit that ranged in color from his favorite violet to dark blue as a teary woman stood nearby, transfixed by a screen that showed pictures of the legendary Puerto Rican astrologer surrounded by friends, family and his dog, Runo.
November 6
A Hermes Birkin bag at Vestiaire Collective’s offices in Paris. Vestiaire certifies authenticity of luxury products before offering them for resale.

The latest hot investment? High-end handbags

For some folks, purses aren't so much part of a wardrobe as part of an investment portfolio.
November 5

Sunshine State considers banning sunscreen bans

Florida tourist haven Key West wants to protect coral reefs that attract divers, so it's banning sunscreens that contain chemicals that could harm them. But Florida lawmakers who think it's more important to protect humans are moving toward outlawing the Key West's sunscreen ban and making sure no other local governments impose similar ordinances.
November 5
Spanx founder Sara Blakely.

Spanx founder buys Olivia Newton-John's 'Grease' pants

The founder of Spanx was revealed to be the successful bidder for the skintight satin pants that Olivia Newton-John wore in the movie "Grease."
November 3

San Francisco: Mayor has easy reelection; vaping on ballot

After a bruising fight last year to become San Francisco's mayor, London Breed faces token opposition on Tuesday's ballot as she struggles to find solutions to the city's homelessness crisis, drug epidemic and a housing shortfall that have put the politically liberal city in the national spotlight.
November 3

Group: Illinois restaurant tried to reseat over skin color

A group of mostly African-American people celebrating a birthday party at a Buffalo Wild Wings in suburban Chicago allege they were asked to change tables because of their skin color.