Fashion Week MN events include a pop-up shop with plus-size intimates.

Hitting Fashion Week MN? Here's your guide to the cool events

Highlights for fall 2018 include a design-your-own leather jacket event and some great plus-size shopping.

Scene + Heard: Walker Art Center's Avant Garden

September 20
Kimberly Rogers, DJ Bonics and Alicia Burgos.

Twin Cities radio host aims to 'redefine' how we think about skin color and beauty

September 14
Twin Cities public health advocate Amira Adawe at KALY Radio in Minneapolis, where she hosts the popular show “Beauty-Wellness Talk.”
Somali-American public health advocate promotes appreciation of dark skin.
Music
September 22

Aretha Franklin exhibit debuts with eye toward her legacy

The Detroit museum that hosted Aretha Franklin's public visitations after her death is again holding space for her — this time with an exhibit featuring photographs, videos and the red shoes she wore at the first funeral viewing that drew global attention.
TV & Media
September 22

Ole Miss: Donor wants his name removed after 'racial' post

A University of Mississippi donor has asked for his name to be removed from the university's journalism school following a social media post criticized for an "unjustified racial overtone," the journalism school's dean said.
TV & Media
September 21

The Latest: Faculty ask donor to remove name from school

JACKSON, Miss. —The Latest on a dispute at the University of Mississippi over a social media post by a donor (all times local):10:15 p.m.Journalism faculty…
Variety
September 21

San Francisco museum shows off modern Muslim women's fashion

The head covering is among the most identifiable elements of Muslim women's dress and most likely to be portrayed as drab and restrictive to the Western eye.
Variety
September 20

The Gap steps into the men's athleisure game

The Gap is stepping in to the men's athleisure wear game, which has exploded in recent years.
National
September 18

Los Angeles takes step toward banning sale of fur products

Los Angeles, one of the world's major fashion centers and long a symbol of glitz and glamour, is taking steps to ban the sale of new fur products, a move that would make it the largest city in the U.S. to do so.
Celebrities
September 18

Tracee Ellis Ross leads parade of pink on Emmys carpet

There were princess looks and stars pretty in pink, liquid metallics and a contingent in red for TV's big night at the Emmy Awards.
Celebrities
September 17

Jenifer Lewis in Nike swoosh, Johansson a goddess at Emmys

Jenifer Lewis stood with Nike in a bedazzled swoosh sweatshirt on the Emmys new gold carpet and Scarlett Johansson stunned as a goddess in white during the parade of fashion on TV's biggest night.
Variety
September 17

Tisci's first Burberry show a London Fashion Week hit

All eyes were on Burberry Monday as new chief creative officer Riccardo Tisci showed his first collection for the venerable British house.
Celebrities
September 17

Chrissy Teigen sets the record straight on her last name

Chrissy Teigen says people have been mispronouncing her last name for years, and she hasn't corrected them.
Music
September 14

Celebs turn out to help Rihanna's Diamond Ball shine bright

Rihanna's Diamond Ball shined in its fourth year and continued to make a name as one of the industry's white-hot and must-attend parties — all while raising nearly $6 million for charity.
Variety
September 14

London Fashion Week kicks off in style amid Brexit concerns

London took center stage Friday in the style universe with the gala opening of London Fashion Week.
Variety
September 13
Performers Reed Sigmund, Victor Zupanc and Autumn Ness entertained partygoers.

Scene + Heard: Children's Theatre's Curtain Call Ball

The 2018 Curtain Call Ball to benefit the Children's Theatre Company in Minneapolis lived up to its bold theme, "Out With the Rageous!"
Variety
September 13
A group of leather bags designed by Kate Spade at the Frances Valentine headquarters in New York.

Kate Spade's style lives on at Frances Valentine

Two-year-old label Frances Valentine is releasing fresh items created and inspired by the late New York designer.
Celebrities
September 13

Michael Kors' upbeat mood is reflected in his collection

Michael Kors' response to these turbulent times is to provide a dose of effervescence to lift the mood — and that was certainly the case with his New York Fashion Week show.
Music
September 13
Rihanna talks to media backstage after Savage x Fenty fashions are shown in a performance at the Brooklyn Navy Yard at the end of Fashion Week, Wednes

Rihanna unleashes the savage beast in latest lingerie line

Rihanna unleashed the wild beast in a lush tropical land that turned to arid desert with women of all shapes, sizes and colors writhing, cackling, frolicking and stalking like animals in lace, fishnet and satin that shined in jewel tones for her second season of Savage x Fenty.
Music
September 12

Jacobs keeps guests waiting, then delivers on the glamour

In recent years, Marc Jacobs has become known for starting his runway show — which traditionally closes out Fashion Week — with military precision at 6 p.m., no matter who's running late. It was a shock, then, when Jacobs kept his guests waiting for 90 long minutes on Wednesday, tapping their feet and staring at their phones.
Music
September 12

Correction: NY Fashion Week-Studio 189 story

In a story Sept. 11 about a fashion show put on by Studio 189, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Studio 189's clothing line was called Fashion Rising. While it was once called that, it now goes by the name of Studio 189.
Variety
September 12

Twin Cities area fashion events Sept. 15-25

Black Man Magic Fashion Show, the kickoff to Black Fashion Week Minnesota, features local designers. 7-11 p.m. Sat., Orchestra Hall, 11th St. and Nicollet…
Variety
September 12

Raf Simons takes a bite out of fashion, riffing on "Jaws"

Since arriving in New York two years ago to revitalize Calvin Klein with his hip European sensibility, it's often seemed that designer Raf Simons has taken an oversized bite of the city's fashion world.