Allison Gettings wore a pair of Vasque Breeze Lite hiking shoes. Behind her is Red Wing, the town where she grew up.

Meet the woman who made Red Wing Shoes an international fashion statement

If the shoe fits, thank Allison Gettings, who helped tailor Red Wing's Heritage line to women.

Scene + Heard: 2019 Symphony Ball raises funds for Minnesota Orchestra

June 13
Kim Motes, Michael Winn, John Sullivan and Marilyn Carlson Nelson at the 2019 Symphony Ball.
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Thrifty Minnesotans turn worn-out clothes into 'ethical' works of art with 'visible mending'

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Minneapolis art therapist and vintage seller Lauren Callis Erickson with several examples of her "visible mending" handiwork.
Artsy, thrifty "visible mending" movement encourages folks to repair clothes by hand.
Variety
June 17

South Carolina man charged with branding sharks like cattle

A man has been charged with branding sharks like cattle off the South Carolina coast.
National
June 14
Ivanka Trump

Ivanka Trump, Kushner took in as much as $135M last year

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner took in as much as $135 million in revenue during their second year as aides to President Donald Trump, generated from their vast real estate holdings, stocks and bonds and even a book deal, according to their financial disclosures released Friday.
Magazine
June 14
At left: Model: Serena Graves, Red Lake Nation, Red Lake, Minnesota. At right: Model: Sage Davis, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, Minnesota Chippewa Tribe

Minnesota Maker: Delina White's Native fashions are a runway hit

Delina White’s designs use traditional Ojibwe beadwork to express modern-day ideas. “Our skirts are like canvasses, or platforms, that say different things about our beliefs…
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June 14
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Minnesota summer fashion celebrates silks, satins and lace

  All of yellow’s shades, from neon lemon to deep mustard, are on display this summer, along with sea- and sky-inspired blues. These vibrant colors…
National
June 12

Mexico accuses Carolina Herrera of cultural appropriation

The Mexican government has accused the New York-based fashion house Carolina Herrera of cultural appropriation in its Resort 2020 collection.
Magazine
June 12
A clothes display rack inside Bibelot Good Style Friday, April 12, 2019, in Minneapolis, MN.

Here's what to expect from the new Bibelot-GoodThings boutiques

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Business
June 12

Navigating the beauty aisle for women of color

Black and other darker-skinned women had long struggled to find makeup that matched or complemented their skin.
Home & Garden
June 12

Sewing for sport: Handmade workout clothes make strides

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Music
June 11

Review: 'The Maze' could be a breakthrough for Ariana Gillis

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Books
June 11

Race, power, drive: Elaine Welteroth shares all in new book

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Variety
June 7

Kay Jewelers splits with worker who banned armed deputy

Kay Jewelers has split with a North Carolina store manager who wouldn't allow a deputy to pick up an engagement ring because the deputy was wearing his service weapon.
Variety
June 6
Angela Chambliss and Tola Oyewole at the 2019 Minneapolis Institute of Art gala.

Scene + Heard: Minneapolis Institute of Art 2019 gala

For the 2019 Mia Gala, guests were escorted up red-carpeted stairs to the columned entrance of the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Over cocktails and hors…
Variety
June 5
An Amazon drones used in its Prime Air delivery service.

Amazon says drones will be making deliveries in 'months'

Amazon said Wednesday that it plans to use self-piloted drones to deliver packages to shoppers' home in the coming months.
National
June 5

Online Rx startups offer convenience but also raise concerns

How do you get men excited about decades-old pills for hair loss, erectile dysfunction and other potentially embarrassing health conditions?
National
June 5

Wisconsin Legislature sends abortion bills to governor

Wisconsin's Republican-controlled Senate on Wednesday sent four abortion bills to Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, who has promised to veto all of them.
Celebrities
June 5

Kate Spade New York fulfills $1 million mental health pledge

A year after Kate Spade took her own life, the foundation that bears her name has announced the completion of a $1 million pledge to support mental health services.
National
June 4

Veggie products face new labeling restrictions in Louisiana

Bye-bye, cauliflower rice. Farewell, veggie sausage. See you later, chicken-free strips.
Music
June 4
Brandon Maxwell is interviewed in the winner's walk with the award for Womenswear designer of the year at the CFDA Fashion Awards at the Brooklyn Muse

Brandon Maxwell, Rick Owens take top CFDA fashion awards

Brandon Maxwell, the Texas-born designer known for his longtime collaboration with Lady Gaga as well as for dressing other famous women like Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Meghan Markle and Nicole Kidman, took top honors at the Council of Fashion Designers of America awards.
National
June 3

Liz Weston: What will long-term care cost you?

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Variety
May 31

Alexander Wang heads to Rockefeller Plaza for al fresco show

Embracing Manhattan's iconic Rockefeller Center as his venue, Alexander Wang offered a huge hug to his city and American fashion as he showed his latest collection al fresco Friday night — complete with street food and a public crowd joining the usual insiders.