Music
February 9

Pornhub stars walk runway at Namilia's fashion show

Fashion label Namilia deconstructed Asian stereotypes in the porn industry, empowering the demure, submissive woman with bold dominatrix looks worn exclusively by Asian models at Sunday's show, including several Pornhub actors.
Variety
February 9

Brandon Maxwell's models strut amid bison, moose and caribou

There's always a crowd at a Brandon Maxwell fashion show, but the audience on Saturday night included more than the usual human fashionistas: A majestic gathering of Alaskan moose, bison, brown bears, Bighorn sheep and caribou were also enjoying the show at the American Museum of Natural History.
Home & Garden
February 9

Tory Burch reinvents power suit, merges pretty and powerful

Tory Burch blurred the lines between masculine and feminine at Sunday's show, reinventing the traditional power suit with a floral print, juxtaposed with tall boots to prove that dressing pretty can still exude power and strength.
Celebrities
February 9

Sequins, big bows, glamorous gowns at Badgley Mischka show

Oversized bows, exaggerated puffed sleeves and luxe jewel tones. Everything sparkled with sequins at Badgley Mischka's show Saturday, which played up the glamour of "Downton Abbey," with the Beatles' bohemian Abbey Road era.
Variety
February 9

LaQuan Smith puts on a NY Fashion Week show of sexy black

LaQuan Smith brought the sexy to New York Fashion Week in a mostly black collection of slinky evening dresses, ultra-short party wear and killer cold-weather coats of leather and fur.
Movies
February 8

Monse creatives still see themselves as fashion outsiders

Monse founders Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia are stars in the fashion business — they're also the creatives behind Oscar de la Renta — but they see themselves as outsiders in the industry.
Celebrities
February 8

Rag & Bone true to its workwear roots at NY Fashion Week

Against images of snakes and urban landscapes projected onto walls, along with audio of a man advising to take creative risks, models for Rag & Bone walked in long layers paired with scrunched knee-high boots in a collection true to the brand's American workwear roots at New York Fashion Week.
Movies
February 7

Leslie Jones livens up Siriano's NY Fashion Week front row

With shouts of "Work it! work it!" from superfan Leslie Jones in the front row, Christian Siriano helped kick off New York Fashion Week on Thursday, rolling out sculptured showstopping gowns, looks of rainbow fringe and pops of bright "funhouse" green.
Variety
February 7
DeAnn Motter and Char Christensen.

Wishes & More gala: Changing children's lives

The annual Wishes & More gala at Marriott City Center, dubbed “The ’20s Roar Again,” featured swanky dress and decor as well as a “Fancy…
National
February 4

Iowa's coveted voting status in doubt after delay on results

Iowa's coveted position as the first-in-the-nation presidential nominating contest faces its most daunting challenge in light of problems that kept the state Democratic Party from reporting results.
TV & Media
February 4

Nikitin replaces Terfel at Wagner's Dutchman at Met Opera

Evgeny Nikitin will replace Bryn Terfel in the title role of the Metropolitan Opera's new production of Wagner's "Die Fliegende Hollaender (The Flying Dutchman)" that opens March 2.
Music
February 4
FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2019, file photo, singer Rihanna poses for photographers upon arrival at the British Fashion Awards in central London. Rihanna

Rihanna to receive special honor at NAACP Image Awards

Rihanna will receive the President's Award during the 51st NAACP Image Awards this month.
February 3

Gift or keep: The afterlives of red carpet looks is a dance

Remember the ethereal pale blue Prada dress Lupita Nyong'o wore the night she won an Oscar in 2014? How about Glenn Close's moment in gold at last year's Oscars in shimmering Carolina Herrera with the long, liquid cape?
Variety
January 31
Maleah Gilles and Heather Murray with Goldy Gopher.

Diamond Awards celebrates Minnesota Twins and philanthropy

The 15th annual Diamond Awards, held at the Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel — The Depot, was a celebration of baseball and philanthropy. Several Twins baseball players…
January 30

Prosecutors seek October trial for Loughlin, Giannulli

Federal prosecutors are seeking an October trial for "Full House" actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, on charges that they paid bribes to get their daughters into the University of Southern California.
January 28
Kansas state Sen. Oletha Faust-Goudeau talks to reporters after a committee hearing on her bill to ban discrimination based on hairstyles such as drea

Midwestern states consider banning bias based on hairstyles

Black female legislators in two predominantly white Midwestern states urged their Republican colleagues Tuesday to join a national push to outlaw discrimination based on hairstyles such as braids and dreadlocks.
January 27

Finnish auction house takes over Wisconsin mink trading hub

Under the harsh light of fluorescent bulbs in an unadorned warehouse, Claudia Manzanilla picks up a stiff mink pelt and runs her fingers along the silvery fur.
Variety
January 24
Junauld Braddock-Presley, Nancy Williams, Russell Knighton and Dick Mangram.

30th annual MLK Holiday Breakfast raises funds for college scholarships

For its 30th annual celebration, the MLK Holiday Breakfast filled the Armory in Minneapolis to honor the life and legacy of slain civil rights activist…
January 22

Vegas police arrest 18-year-old in mall shooting that hurt 3

An 18-year-old was arrested Wednesday on attempted murder charges, a day after a shooting triggered by a gang dispute wounded three people, sent shoppers scrambling and drew a massive police response to an upscale Las Vegas Strip mall, authorities said.
January 19

Fluidity and autumnal hues hit Paris menswear week

Fluidity graced the menswear catwalks in Paris as fall-winter crescendoed through the weekend, with shows from houses such as Jacquemus and Hermes on Saturday.