Scene and Heard: Lunafest film festival celebrates women in the arts

Scene and Heard: Lunafest film festival celebrates women in the arts

Lunafest, a traveling film festival featuring short films by, for and about women, made a stop at the Riverview Theater in south Minneapolis.

'Mad Men' style lives on, but maybe it's time for a finale

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'Mad Men' style lives on, but maybe it's time for a finale
“Mad Men” is finished. Shouldn’t we let its fashion influences fade away, too?

Black beauty: Minn. History Center shows vintage fashions of Ebony magazine

May 22
Black beauty: Minn. History Center shows vintage fashions of Ebony magazine
Ebony’s style influence is celebrated in “Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair,” a show featuring 40 stunning garments by top-name international designers, at the Minnesota History Center.
Variety
May 28

Long-lost diamond ring found in old NY log cabin being moved

A diamond ring lost for some 30 years has been found by preservationists dismantling a 19th-century log cabin so it can be moved to another town in northern New York.
Variety
May 27
Target's Lilly Pulitzer collection

Lilly Pulitzer taking heat for fat-shaming cubicle cartoons

The floral-inspired Lilly Pulitzer fashion house is trying to nip concerns about fat-shaming in the bud.
Variety
May 27

Nailed it: Guide to doing manicures and pedicures yourself

It can be done: DIY manicures and pedicures.
Variety
May 27

Style Star: Rebekah Nygard

Rebekah Nygard 20, barista/ student What are you wearing? Forever 21 hat, H&M romper and sweater, Free People shoes. Describe your style: Comfortable and affordable.…
May 27

Review: Online stylists for the shopping-averse

Though my grandmother was a fashion designer, I hate buying clothes, and I still wear outfits from high school — in the last century.
May 26

Oregon proposal would outlaw sneak photos up women's skirts

Oregon lawmakers on Tuesday advanced a proposal aimed at closing a loophole in state privacy laws that recently let a man go unpunished after he took photographs up a teenager's skirt.
Variety
May 24

Guests nibble the night away at Knead the Dough fundraiser

Guests taste-tested their way through Knead the Dough, a fundraiser for the Minneapolis Public Schools Nutrition Center. Chef stations were set up throughout the Woman’s Club of Minneapolis near Loring Park.
Movies
May 23

CANNES WATCH: Going out In style

The 68th Cannes Film Festival was going out in style this weekend, with Marion Cotillard drawing raves on both carpet and screen at the "Macbeth" premiere and the very cool entourage from the LA indie "Dope" continuing to wow the fest as anticipation grew for Sunday's Palme d'Or finale.
Variety
May 23

Withering Glance: Irritating? Tacky? Dumb? We'll be the judges of that

Rick Nelson and Claude Peck dispense unasked-for advice about clothing, etiquette, culture, relationships, grooming and more. Today, Minnesota Nice?
Variety
May 23

Fashion's color forecast? A white-hot summer

Sweet, fresh and optimistic, “the little white dress” is having a moment.
Movies
May 22

Amid celebrity show offs, $30 million raised at AIDS gala

Amid celebrity schmoozing, glamorous fashions, musical performances and the frequent banging of the auction hammer, the French Riviera's annual star-filled amfAR gala brought in its expected share of drama — with celebrity invitees including Leonardo DiCaprio, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Sienna Miller and Adrien Brody.
Movies
May 21

Cannes film pays homage to late designer Oscar de la Renta

The spirit of Oscar de la Renta lives on every day at the Cannes Film Festival.
Movies
May 20

CANNES WATCH: A mermaid dress and wedding bells for Brolin

Cannes is by the water so it was only appropriate that the film festival on Wednesday celebrated a stunning mermaid dress. Day Eight also uncovered news that the '80s pop band Pet Shop Boys influenced a film from China and the upcoming "Toy Story 4" won't be simply a sequel to the hit franchise. Josh Brolin also revealed something very personal on the red carpet: a special love project.
Style
May 20

Cuban style is hotter than ever

The “forbidden island” long has inspired designers. How will openness influence fashion?
Movies
May 20

Newcomer actress Madalina Ghenea stuns on Cannes red carpet

Romanian model-turned-actress Madalina Ghenea had already grabbed attention at the Cannes Film Festival by featuring nude on the provocative poster for the film "Youth," with Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel looking on.
Celebrities
May 20

Even Marc Jacobs had to pull all-nighters at design school

Fashion students, take heart: Even someone with the natural talent of Marc Jacobs had to pull all-nighters to get through design school.
Style
May 20

Style Star: Diana Albrecht

Diana Albrecht20, advertising student and photographerWhat are you wearing? American Apparel sweater, Sam Edelman boots, pants from Urban Outfitters, Hardmill bag.Describe your style: Simplicity with…
Style
May 19

Instagram style star Grace Beekman connects with fans

Instagram style star Grace Beekman describes her look as feminine and classic — with a little spunk. "But I’m a chameleon, so I’m sure that description will change in the future."
Movies
May 19

Cannes steps into trouble with high-heels dress code

The Cannes Film Festival is coming under scrutiny for its strict dress code after women not wearing high heels were turned away from a premiere.
Movies
May 19

Cannes steps into trouble with high-heels dress code

The Cannes Film Festival is coming under scrutiny for its strict dress code after women not wearing high heels were turned away from a premiere.