'Almost like local celebrities': Meet state's biggest style influencers on Instagram

'Almost like local celebrities': Meet state's biggest style influencers on Instagram

These Minnesota Instagram stars boast big numbers, and sometimes big businesses.

Scene + Heard: Best of the Best Showcase for dance teams

January 13
Scene + Heard: Best of the Best Showcase for dance teams
More than 5,000 spectators packed Williams Arena for the 2017 Best of the Best Showcase, hosted by the University of Minnesota.

Ask the expert: How to style navy skirts without resembling a schoolgirl

January 4
Ask the expert: How to style navy skirts without resembling a schoolgirl
This question illustrates how ladies frequently think of navy as a narrowly nautical/preppy color — and it gives the chance to prove how versatile it can be.
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Trump hotel starts 'inaugural tradition' amid ethics concern

Red, white and blue balloons rained down over crystal chandeliers in the soaring atrium of the Trump International Hotel at midnight in "a new inaugural tradition," its social media account promised.
National
January 21

Trump's DC hotel a hub of activity and ethics questions

Red, white and blue balloons rained down over crystal chandeliers in the soaring atrium of the Trump International Hotel at midnight Friday — "a new inaugural tradition," its social media account promised.
National
January 20
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama stand with Presid...

Melania Trump wears sky-blue cashmere Ralph Lauren ensemble

Incoming first lady Melania Trump wore a sky-blue cashmere jacket and mock turtleneck dress by Ralph Lauren, the brand that designed so many Hillary Clinton…
TV & Media
January 20

Facebook restores page for breast cancer tattoo artist

Facebook says it was mistaken in disabling the accounts of a woman who aids breast cancer survivors in the St. Louis area by creating tattoos of the nipple and areola after reconstructive surgery.
Variety
January 20

Scene + Heard: YPro: Discovered Gala

More than 200 young professionals attended the YPro: Discovered Gala at the St. Paul Hotel, held to honor those who are making a difference in…
January 19

Marlo Thomas hopes change can happen from inside the closet

Feminist actress, author and activist Marlo Thomas, who broke TV barriers in "That Girl," will not be at the Women's March on Washington. She'll be too busy with a new way she hopes to empower women — clothes.
Celebrities
January 18
Tom Ford

President-elect Donald Trump escalates Tom Ford fashion dis

The Wynn Las Vegas hotel has stopped selling Tom Ford cosmetics and sunglasses and President-elect Donald Trump declared on television it is because of the…
Celebrities
January 18

Nicole Richie is new kid on block in Tina Fey TV comedy

Nicole Richie is the new kid on the comedy block in an upcoming NBC workplace comedy from Tina Fey.
National
January 17

Inaugural fashion, politics are intertwined this time

What'll she be wearing?
TV & Media
January 16

Impish, boyish looks permeate Milan's menswear runways

Impish, boyish looks are permeating the Milan menswear runway this season, and the mood seems to be a search for a simpler past.
National
January 16

This time, inaugural fashion is intertwined with politics

What'll she be wearing?
Variety
January 12

Big business of footwear on display at outdoor retail expo

Footwear's position as the second largest segment in lucrative outdoor retail industry is on full display at a trade expo in Salt Lake City this week with a wide array of colors, prints and designs of sandals, shoes and boots that companies promote as being lighter and more versatile.
National
January 12

Knitters channel pink power through Pussyhat Project

A cozy little cat-eared hat has captured the hearts of knitters around the world in a pink-colored show of solidarity with thousands who plan to attend women's marches in the nation's capital and elsewhere Jan. 21.
National
January 11

Ivanka Trump shifting gears, heading to Washington

Ivanka Trump plans to step aside from her executive roles at the Trump Organization and her lifestyle brand, but says she is confident both businesses will continue to "thrive."
Variety
January 11

Style calendar

Shoppers can get 80 to 90 percent off women’s and men’s fur and leather outerwear and accessories today-Sat. and Mon. during a Fur Manufacturer Sample…
Variety
January 10

Emoji? Bunny? The next generation Monopoly token? You decide

Hashtags, emojis and even a rubber duck may replace dogs, cats and hats in an upcoming version of the Monopoly board game.
National
January 10

Men in KKK costumes disrupt Sessions confirmation hearing

Protesters disrupted Sen. Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing for attorney general on Tuesday, including two men wearing Ku Klux Klan costumes and a woman wearing a pink crown.
Variety
January 10

Valeant sells $2B in assets to begin paying down debt

Valeant will sell just over $2 billion in assets as it pays down debts after a year and a half of bruising backlash against some of its drug prices and government probes into the way it does business.
Variety
January 9

Harper's Bazaar marks 150th year with fashionable women list

Madonna, Emma Stone, Willow Smith and first lady Michelle Obama are among 150 women chosen by editors of Harper's Bazaar as the world's most fashionable.
National
January 9

AP FACT CHECK: Red gowns a-plenty in Washington dress shops

Ladies in Washington planning to celebrate Donald Trump's inauguration as the next president won't, it turns out, need a fairy godmother to find something to wear.