July 12

Barbie goes glam rock to honor David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust

Barbie has been many things over the years. Now, she's dressed as Ziggy Stardust.
July 12

Collectable sneakers on auction at Sotheby's in New York

True sneaker heads will get the opportunity to expand their collection as Sotheby's in New York holds its first sneaker auction.
July 12

California exhibit paints Ed Hardy as artist, tattoo pioneer

When people hear the name Ed Hardy, they likely think of the flashy, tiger- and skull-emblazoned clothing that rocketed to popularity in the 2000s, appearing on the likes of Paris Hilton, Britney Spears and cast members from the reality TV show "Jersey Shore."
Variety
July 11
Students from Marcy Open School at the Project Success Dreams to Action event at the Metropolitan Ballroom in Golden Valley.

Scene + Heard: Project Success Dreams to Action breakfast

Project Success celebrated 25 years of connecting students to their purpose at the seventh annual Dreams to Action breakfast at the Metropolitan Ballroom in Golden…
July 10

Mexico questions Louis Vuitton over possible appropriation

The French fashion house Louis Vuitton said Wednesday that it is in contact with Mexican artisans after the Mexican government criticized a new chair line over possible cultural appropriation, the second dispute of its kind in as many months between the country and the world of fashion.
July 8

Louisiana man faces charges for licking ice cream at store

Another apparent incident of someone licking ice cream at a store has surfaced. This time it's in Louisiana.
July 5

Correction: Fashion-Royal Websites story

In a story July 3 about royal fashion bloggers, The Associated Press reported erroneously the year Prince William was engaged to marry Kate Middleton. It was 2010 and they married the following year.
July 4

Sweet! Florida man wins July 4 key lime pie-eating contest

A Key West man has won the Mile-High Key Lime Pie Eatin' Contest on the subtropical island where the pie originated.
July 4

California becomes 1st state to ban hairstyle discrimination

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Wednesday a bill making California the first state to ban workplace and school discrimination against black people for wearing hairstyles such as braids, twists and locks.
Variety
July 3
Guthrie artistic director Joseph Haj and Martha Goldberg Aronson at the 2019 Guthrie Gala.

Scene + Heard: 'Rockin' the Boat' at Guthrie gala 2019

“Rockin’ the Boat” was the theme for the annual black-tie gala at the Guthrie Theater in downtown Minneapolis. Guests gathered for cocktails and a silent…
July 3

Dion, Paltrow mingle with the organic at Valentino couture

Celine Dion and Gwyneth Paltrow added star power to the finale of Paris couture week by gracing the verdant Valentino collection. Meanwhile, Jean Paul Gaultier followed through on his pledge to go fur free, as Elie Saab reached a creative high with inspiration from China.
July 2

Correction: Kim Kardashian West-Kimono Backlash story

In a story July 1 about Kim Kardashian West's decision to rename a clothing line, The Associated Press included the wrong link to her tweet making the announcement.
June 27

Opposition lawmaker in Georgia kept on bail

A court in Georgia has turned down prosecutors' request to jail an opposition lawmaker who faces charges of inciting disorder at a protest last week.
June 26

Man reunited with lost class ring more than 50 years later

A man has been reunited with the Auburn University class ring he lost most than 50 years ago.
June 26

Cut-rate prices online: shoppers' win, businesses lose

A bride-to-be looking for a gown online can find dresses with trains and lace for well under $300. Go into a local bridal shop, and the average price will stretch into four figures, taking some shoppers by surprise.
June 25

AbbVie makes $63B bid for Botox maker Allergan

Facing competition for the world's top-selling drug, AbbVie is jumping on this year's pharmaceutical merger bandwagon with a $63 billion bid for Botox maker Allergan…
June 25

Police release more than 1,000 files from Smollett probe

Chicago police on Monday released more than 1,000 files from the investigation into Jussie Smollett's claim he was attacked by two men, including video footage that for the first time shows the "Empire" actor with a thin, white rope wrapped around his neck that he told detectives was a noose.
June 23

Longtime Kenzo designers stage final show in Paris

It was quite literally the final curtain for Kenzo's Carol Lim and Humberto Leon at Paris Fashion Week on Sunday, after the duo's eight successful years at the creative helm of the house came to a close.
June 23

In Wisconsin, cannabis and CBD users close as Main Street

In a tiny room inside a hair salon in Viroqua, Wisconsin, two women gaze over a glass case. They have driven 30-some miles down the Mississippi River from La Crosse just to check out Kickapoo Kind, a shop established last summer in the heart of the state's politically liberal Driftless region.
Magazine
June 21
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 canvases, or platforms, that say different things about our beliefs…