Some hats from the Minnesota Historical Society’s digital photo archive, clockwise from top left: Watteau-style hat retailed by Phillips of Minneapo

Want to ogle chic vintage hats? Minnesota Historical Society unveils vast digital archive

Thanks to a dedicated staffer, the Minnesota Historical Society has a vast digital headwear archive.

Scene + Heard: One Minnesota Inaugural Celebration

January 17
Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan in a dress by Minneapolis designer Samantha Rei.
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'Beauty bars' at posh wedding receptions keep guests selfie-ready

January 15
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The latest offering at high-end weddings? Makeup and hairstyling for the guests.
Variety
January 19

La Crosse boy a globally prominent crochet prodigy at age 11

When the UPS man came knocking with a dolley piled high with packages, Jennifer Larson immediately knew they were for her youngest son. And that the boxes would be filled not with toys, or clothes, but yarn. Skein after skein of yarn.
Variety
January 17

Gymboree begins winding down operations after 2nd bankruptcy

Gymboree has filed for bankruptcy protection for a second time in as many years, but this time the children's clothing retailer will begin winding down operations for good.
TV & Media
January 17

'Project Runway' works with human trafficking survivors

A Florida-based company featured on the television show "Project Runway All Stars" is kicking off a new line of leather accessories as part of an effort to help survivors of human trafficking.
National
January 16

Connecticut students hit by shutdown can seek tuition relief

The leader of Connecticut's state college and university system has directed schools to suspend tuition payments for students impacted by the federal shutdown.
Variety
January 16

Style calendar

Operation Glass Slipper Winter Dress Sale features all sizes and all-occasion dresses including prom, mother-of-the bride or groom, cocktail, formal, plus children’s dress clothes and…
Music
January 16

Givenchy designer puts on debut menswear show in Paris

Designer Clare Waight Keller unveiled her first menswear collection for storied house Givenchy at Paris menswear week Wednesday as actress Laura Dern caught up with The Associated Press at Valentino's display that channeled the darkly depths of monochrome.
Nation
January 16
Key West is taking steps to ban the sunscreens experts say damage coral reefs.

Key West moves to ban sunscreens that could damage reefs

Officials in Key West took the initial steps toward banning the sale of sunscreens containing two ingredients that could be harmful to coral reefs.
Variety
January 10
Riley Court, Sloan Schwarzentraub, Kallie Miller and Lexi Gruber of Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Scene + Heard: Best of the Best showcases Minnesota's dance team talent

The University of Minnesota Dance Team travels across the U.S. to compete against other college teams. But before leaving, it hosts the Best of the…
Celebrities
January 10

Flexin' in her Complexion: Bullied girl a messenger of hope

Kheris Rogers was in the first grade in a predominantly white private school in Los Angeles when she felt the bite of racism among her peers — she was being bullied because of her dark skin. She tearfully kept it to herself, eventually turning to her older sister, Taylor Pollard, and switching to a more diverse school, where colorism among fellow African-American students surprised and confused her.
Music
January 9

Elvis Presley's jewelry, clothing sold at Graceland auction

Jewelry, clothing and other Elvis Presley-related memorabilia have been sold at auction in Tennessee.
Variety
January 9
Style calendar Jan. 10-17

Style calendar Jan. 10-17

The Troentorp-Båstad Footwear pop-up shop will be held from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri. at the American Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Av. S., Mpls., tinyurl.com/y87ql9ce. Get…
Variety
January 9
There are plenty of foundation shades on the market now, but women of varied skin tones often need different skin-care products, too.

How the beauty industry tackles skin care issues faced by women of color

There are lots of foundation shades on the market, but women of varied skin tones need different skin care products.
Movies
January 7
Amy Adams arrives at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jorda

Stars returned to looks in color on the Golden Globes carpet

Fashion, albeit a tad underwhelming, returned to the Golden Globes on Sunday in shades of green, red, yellow and sparkly gold after last year's show…
Movies
January 7

No. 1 on the Golden Globes carpet: Statement beauty, bling

Regina King sparkled in rose blush by Alberta Ferretti, Nicole Kidman wore a form-fitting liquid oxblood gown by Michael Kors Collection and Sandra Oh wore a couple of standout old Hollywood looks, but the Golden Globes' return to red carpet color after last year's protest in black was led by Lady Gaga in powerhouse periwinkle.
Movies
January 3

An awards show crossroads 1 year after the Time's Up Globes

To misquote "A Star Is Born," awards shows were far from shallow in 2018. Many confronted sexual misconduct in the entertainment industry head on, but as a new year kicks off with the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday one question lingers: Will it continue for another year?
Variety
January 3
ARC President and CEO Daniel Wordsworth, Ibrahim Osman and Bishara Nassir.

Scene + Heard: American Refugee Committee's Changemakers Ball

The event was a music- and video-packed gala designed to celebrate the best of humanity and spark humanitarian change
National
January 3

Jail staff can ignore do-not-resuscitate orders

Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel says jail staff don't have to follow inmates' do-not-resuscitate orders.
Variety
January 2
Dior saddlebags are back from the early 2000s and now big sellers again.

Move over, '90s fashions: 'Vintage' now includes items from early 2000s

The return of early 2000s hits like the Dior saddlebag and low-rise jeans suggests at least a shortening of the cycle.
Variety
January 2
In this 2014 file photo, Blake Nordstrom, co-president of Nordstrom Inc., spoke during the company's annual meeting. Nordstrom, who led the upscale de

Department store executive Blake Nordstrom dies at 58

Blake Nordstrom, who led the upscale department store chain Nordstrom as co-president with his brothers Erik and Peter, has died. He was 58.
Variety
January 2

Style calendar

New clogs and boots will be on sale at the Troentorp-Båstad Footwear pop-up shop from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 11 at the American Swedish Institute,…