Stage & Arts
September 8

Brandon Maxwell gets emotional after a huge year of fashion

Brandon Maxwell has had quite the year.
Variety
September 8

Longchamp doesn't want to be remembered as just French

Longchamp doesn't want to be remembered as exclusively French.
Stage & Arts
September 7

Siriano brings art to the runway in glittery pop-art party

Fashion lovers argue that it's not only a business but also a true art, and Christian Siriano made that argument in a literal way on Saturday by bringing an actual artist to his runway, putting the finishing touches on her paintings as models strutted by.
Music
September 6

Jeremy Scott conjures up a glamorous space-age pop band

Designer Jeremy Scott sent his models down the runway in electric hues, crystal-embedded garments, sparkly sky-high boots and brightly colored wigs, evoking what he called an "intergalactic pop band."
Stage & Arts
September 6

Queer style kicks off NY Fashion Week with inclusive show

In celebration of gender-fluid fashion and inclusion of all kinds, the queer-style digital magazine dapperQ threw a runway party at the start of New York Fashion Week, filling the Beaux-Arts Court of the Brooklyn Museum with invited guests and nearly 2,000 members of the public.
Variety
September 6

Elie Tahari mixes sophistication with playful hats, patterns

Elie Tahari didn't shy away from playful elements in his spring-summer 2020 collection. But the patterns and bucket hats didn't take away from the classic sophistication he brings to his designs.
Variety
September 5
Taylor Roton, Kat Perkins, Carolyn Anderson at the 2019 AngelHair Beauty Bash.

Scene + Heard: AngelHair Beauty Bash

Calhoun Beach Club in Minneapolis hosted the 2019 AngelHair Beauty Bash, which brought together patrons young and old to help support women with cancer. The…
Variety
September 5

In quest to grow the game, what is tennis racket's role?

Plenty of Roger Federer wannabes had the same experience when they first tried tennis.
National
September 1

In escalating trade war, US consumers may see higher prices

The United States and China on Sunday put in place their latest tariff increases on each other's goods, potentially raising prices Americans pay for some clothes, shoes, sporting goods and other consumer items before the holiday shopping season.
Celebrities
August 30

Dior stokes outrage with new ad for its Sauvage fragrance

Dior has produced a fragrance called Sauvage since the mid-1960s and used Johnny Depp in recent years to promote it. But a new advertising campaign that paired them with Native American imagery deepened wounds among a population whose ancestors were called savages and systematically killed.
Variety
August 29
Capt. Tesseyman (Greg Marchand), Kain Preston (Jess Monaghan).

Scene + Heard: Minnesota Renaissance Festival

The Minnesota Renaissance Festival once again drew merrymakers of all ages to Shakopee. Some dressed for the occasion in medieval-inspired costumes. Lords and ladies, knights…
Celebrities
August 29

Alice Marie Johnson hawks Kim Kardashian West shapewear line

Alice Marie Johnson, who Kim Kardashian West helped get out of prison, has popped up on Instagram hawking the reality TV star's new shapewear line.
Celebrities
August 27

Judge says Loughlin, husband can stick with their law firm

Actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, will be able to continue using a law firm that recently represented the University of Southern California, which is an alleged victim in the sweeping college admissions bribery case, a federal judge allowed Tuesday.
Variety
August 27

Cameras catch woman using saw to break into Botox clinic

Police in suburban Houston are looking for a woman who used a power tool to break into a Botox clinic and steal anti-aging products.
August 26
Kim Kardashian West

Kimono no more: Kim Kardashian West renames shapewear line

Kim Kardashian West's shapewear line Kimono is no more. The new name, changed amid outcry over cultural appropriation, is SKIMS Solutionwear.
August 26

Fashion's Isabel Toledo, creator for Michelle Obama, dies

Isabel Toledo, the Cuban American fashion designer with an avant-garde flair who created former first lady Michelle Obama's standout lemon grass-colored sheath dress and matching overcoat for her husband's 2009 inauguration, has died. She was 59.
August 23

Model became Dior muse by knocking on his door

Before there were supermodels, there were "mannequins" — living, breathing women who played an active role in designing haute couture by standing very, very still. Designers and artisans would pin, prod or tuck fabric and toiles to the mannequins to bring sketches and ideas to life.
Variety
August 22
Amanda Olson, Lori Stellick, Jeanette Appold and Jeanne Dilling at Meals on Heels.

Scene + Heard: Meals on Heels

  Guests in “cocktail party” attire and killer shoes attended the Meals on Heels gala at the Nicollet Island Pavilion in Minneapolis, hosted by social…
August 21

Not a 'tattooed guy': Larry Bird mural will be changed

Larry Bird likes the mural but not the tats.
August 20

Department stores make room for used fashion

Out with the new and in with the old.