Upcycling vintage Scandinavian sweaters is this Minnesota company's specialty

November 27
Julie Steller now has 14 people who sew for Steller’s Handcrafted Goods. See their work at stellergoods.com

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

September 28
Flowers from Twin Cities Flower Exchange.
Thanks to colorful and surprising choices, using locally grown flowers doesn't mean you're limited to daisies in a jar.
Variety
12:29pm
Marylynn Shapiro and Katie Mitchell.

Scene + Heard: Fundraising is in fashion at Northern Vogue

Northern Vogue is a semiannual fundraiser highlighting the Minnesota fashion industry. Dressed to the nines, attendees descended on the W Minneapolis for music, dinner and…
Movies
December 12

The closing decade was an ever-shifting parade of fashion

Lady Gaga wore meat and Rihanna went naked, practically. Kate Middleton delivered royal wedding opulence and Billy Porter went viral in a tuxedo gown. There was the much-coveted Olivia Pope white coat, Lupita Nyong'o's perfect powder blue Oscar gown and Karl Lagerfield's embrace of athleisure.
National
December 11

Mexican government to mediate dispute over painting of hero

Mexico's culture minister will mediate a dispute over an effeminate painting of Mexican Revolution hero Emiliano Zapata, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Wednesday.
Music
December 6

Billy Joel, Kardashians Diplo descend on Miami for Art Basel

As gallerists and collectors descend on Miami's most prestigious art fair by day, the Hollywood crowd knows it's all about the exclusive after parties. Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder and Pharrell were in town while DJ Khaled and rappers Travis Scott and Gucci Mane held court late night.
Celebrities
December 5

Sneakers star at glamorous parties around Art Basel Miami

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 2

Zac Posen, red carpet favorite, shuts down fashion label

Designer Zac Posen is shutting down his namesake label.
November 1
Lori Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, leave federal court in Boston, Aug. 27, 2019.

Lori Loughlin, husband fight new charges in admissions case

"Full House" actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband are contesting the latest charges against them in the college admissions scandal.
October 27

Nebraska prisons seek crackdown on out-of-control contraband

Authorities have declared war on contraband in Nebraska's largest prisons, repeatedly combing cells in the hunt for cellphones, drugs and weapons, but one top administrator admits the sweeps probably miss dangerous items and characterizes the cleanup as a near-impossible task.
October 25

Rabbit-eared tortoise pleases at Key West Fantasy Fest

The often-decadent Fantasy Fest is in full flair this weekend in Key West.
Variety
October 22

Scene + Heard: Cathedral Festival of Lights Gala

The Cathedral Festival of Lights Gala, held at the Cathedral of St. Paul, celebrated the restoration of the stained-glass windows that light the Shrine of the Nations. Sponsored by the Cathedral Heritage Foundation, a nonprofit historic preservation organization dedicated to restoring and enhancing the cathedral, the evening included tours, a live auction and choir music.
October 21
Macy's will stop selling products with real fur.

Macy's to stop selling real fur by end of fiscal year 2020

Macy's Inc. says it will stop selling real fur by the end of its fiscal year 2020 at its namesake stores, Bloomingdale's, as well as at its discount outlets.