Why some women aren't smiling in selfies anymore

Why some women aren't smiling in selfies anymore

An urge to skirt societal convention is fueling an explosion of a new kind of selfie.
Stage & Arts
July 29

Arab and Chaldean Festival returns to Detroit for 45th year

Thousands are expected to attend the 45th annual Arab and Chaldean (kal-DEE'-uhn) Festival this weekend in Detroit.
Style
July 29

Scene + Heard: Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities gala

Guests roared into the Big Brothers Big Sisters gala at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Minneapolis dressed in their 1920s best for the charity's 18th annual fundraiser.
Celebrities
July 29

Stylist and fashion muse Marta Marzotto dies at 85

Italian stylist and fashion muse Marta Marzotto has died following a brief illness at the age of 85.
Variety
July 28

Spa trends: Sound vibrations, warm seashells, digital detox

Sound vibrations, warm seashells and a "digital detox" that involves surrendering your cellphone were among the healing and de-stressing techniques on display at this year's International Spa Association expo, held Wednesday in New York.
TV & Media
July 27

Utah Planned Parenthood pulls condoms with Mormon symbol

Utah's Planned Parenthood branch won't hand out condom packages printed with a symbol associated with Mormon youth teachings after an image of the wrappers on its Facebook page generated backlash.
Variety
July 27

Summer savings: Bargain hunters, here's what to buy in July

Many stores have started to discount summer items. Here are the best things to buy right now and what should you probably wait on.
Style
July 27

Style Star

Jeri 31, social worker What are you wearing? Papillon brand dress from Evereve, vintage Dooney & Bourke bag from Rewind vintage, Jeffrey Campbell shoes from…
National
July 25

Michelle Obama wears American designer Christian Siriano

Michelle Obama, who ditched the boxy jackets and dowdy style of so many first ladies before her, addressed the Democratic National Convention in a custom,…
Variety
July 25

No 'plus one'? How to handle flying solo at a wedding

Close friend's wedding brings up painful feelings after divorce.
Variety
July 25

STYLE CALENDAR

New women's, men's and children's clothing and home items are on sale through Aug. 7 during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale at the Mall of America.…
Variety
July 25
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Breaking down the gender stereotypes in kids' clothing

Pink for girls. Truck motifs for boys. A growing number of parents want to get outside those parameters when it comes to dressing their kids.
Variety
July 24

Some options for kids' clothes that defy gender norms

Parents who want to dress their kids in clothes that upend gender stereotypes have a small but growing number of options. Some of the clothes are unisex basics. Others are for either boys or girls, but invert conventions by offering pink shirts for boys or dresses that sport rockets and trains.
Style
July 23

Scene +Heard: Goldstein Museum of Design celebrates its 40th anniversary

The vibrant Twin Cities design community celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Goldstein Museum of Design, part of the University of Minnesota's College of Design.
National
July 22

Trump, by Trump: Ivanka Trump's dress in the spotlight

It was a moment the head of any fashion label hopes for: A presidential candidate's daughter wears the brand's dress as she introduces him to accept the nomination. The speaker was Ivanka Trump, the sleeveless studded sheath came from her own line, and the candidate she spoke about was her father.
Celebrities
July 22

Betsy Bloomingdale, Reagan friend and philanthropist, dies

Betsy Bloomingdale, a department store heir's widow who hobnobbed with the world's elite, epitomized high fashion and was best friends with former first lady Nancy Reagan, has died. She was 93.
Variety
July 21

How to pair hats and sunglasses for a cool summer look

A good way to mix classic and modern pieces in your summer wardrobe is to start with accessories, namely hats and sunglasses.
Variety
July 21

Peter Copping to leave Oscar de la Renta, return to Europe

Less than two years after joining Oscar de la Renta and following in the footsteps of its late, legendary founding designer, Peter Copping is leaving his post as creative director to return to Europe.
Celebrities
July 20

Jerry Seinfeld's ex is victim of $1.5 million burglary

Police say thieves have broken into the New York City home of a fashion designer who gained fame when she dated comic Jerry Seinfeld and have stolen $1.5 million worth of jewelry.
Celebrities
July 20

Kat Von D cuts ties with makeup artist Jeffree Star

Tattoo artist and reality show star Kat Von D has cut business ties with makeup artist Jeffree Star.In a YouTube video , Von D says…
National
July 20

Melania Trump opts for Serbian designer for her big moment

Her husband's campaign slogan is "Make America Great Again." But when it came to her big moment in the spotlight, Melania Trump chose a dress…