Anishinaabe designer Delina White, who created and produced the event, walks down the runway at the annual Native Nations Fashion Night show at Quincy

'Native fashionista' creates runway looks and economic opportunity

An unlikely entrepreneur from Leech Lake helps lead the movement to "appreciate not appropriate."

Black Fashion Week Minnesota shines a light on local talent

April 29
The fashion series will feature four action-packed events with varying themes.

Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan hits the runway at Native Nations Fashion Night

April 23
A model walks the runway during 2022's Native Starlight fashion show.
The annual event spotlights Indigenous designers and an artisan market.
April 8
Fashion Week MN Spring 2024 will feature a weeklong series of style events running April 14-21.

Addition of pop-up shops turn Fashion Week MN into a buy-local marketplace

The annual rite of spring includes sales of clothing, jewelry and more by local designers, discussions of sustainability and mental health and, of course, a party or two.
The Good Life
April 5
Lyn Slater, 70, was deemed the Accidental Icon by a college fashion student and now has nearly one million followers on social media and is upending n

It's never too late to be a style influencer

A five-year stint as a sought-after fashion influencer — @iconaccidental on Instagram — was a big career step for Lyn Slater, 70. Then came the identity crisis and loss of self.
February 8

Becerra's big challenge: Vaccinating Americans against virus

In choosing Xavier Becerra to be his health secretary, President-elect Joe Biden tapped a robust defender of the Affordable Care Act who will face questions about whether he possesses the health care and management experience needed to lead the massive effort to vaccinate a nation against a deadly pandemic.
January 18
Allison Kaplan peruses the racks at Requisite boutique for her startup, Mother Of, a website that curates mother-of-the-bride fashions.

Ali shops. Ali edits. Ali influences. What doesn't Twin Cities media maven Allison Kaplan do?

The longtime writer and serial entrepreneur brought substance to style. Now she's making business news more relatable.
January 15

Quinta Brunson, Ayo Edebiri and Rhea Seehorn light up the Emmy Awards silver carpet

Television's finest brought the silver carpet alive in color, vying with a sea of black, on Monday at the strike-delayed 75th Emmy Awards, including a 3D-molded black look for Ayo Edebiri and sparkly chartreuse for Rhea Seehorn.
January 12

What's behind the Stanley cup craze?

Supplies are selling out at an alarming pace.
January 7

Golden Globes fashion: Taylor Swift stuns in shimmery green and Margot Robbie goes full Barbie

Taylor Swift stunned in shimmery acid green custom Gucci at the newfangled Golden Globes, Sandra Hüller swept onto the red carpet in goddess green and Margot Robbie went full Barbie in pink custom Armani Privé at Sunday's start of the rush-rush awards season.
December 18, 2023
Patric Richardson’s new book, “House Love,” extends his laundry wizardry to the home.

St. Paul laundry guru Patric Richardson's new book argues 'House Love' is self-care

NONFICTION: The follow-up to "Laundry Love" is a room-by-room guide to loving your house.
December 3, 2023
Timberwolves teammates Naz Reid and Kyle Anderson

Wolves teammates, friends and fierce rivals for Holy Grail in size 15

There aren't a lot of size 15 sneakers on the market. Rival connoisseurs Kyle Anderson and Naz Reid have built extensive collections.
November 27, 2023
Stylish hats for winter/ Lookout for winter magazine 2023 Photo by Ryan Dyer, styling and art direction by Barbara Schmidt, special to the Star Tribun

Minnesota hat makers, sellers offer fashionable warmth for winter

Head to these styles for warm and chic toppers.
October 2, 2023

Yuen: The return of the man perm — Gen Z males are seeking a softer, modern wave

October 2, 2023
Kim Huynh, owner of Mai Hoa Beauty Salon, trims the hair of Peter Nguyen, 28. About four months ago, Nguyen got his first “soft perm,” which subtl

Yuen: The return of the man perm — Gen Z males are seeking a softer, modern wave

A trend fueled by TikTok and Korean pop culture has officially migrated to Minnesota.
September 7, 2023
The Evolve fashion show will feature fall collections from local designers.

Fashion shows highlight Minnesota's seasonal shift

Twin Cities area events show fall style.
July 8, 2023
Beaded Glory: Handmade beaded collectibles both new and vintage, gloriously colorful and intricate.

Find beaded beauty in designs of Native artists

Handmade beaded collectibles, both new and vintage, are gloriously colorful and intricate.
July 4, 2023

Could duct tape dress lead to $10,000 scholarship? Vote on the outcome

Robbinsdale teen was inspired by "The Starry Night."
March 23, 2023
Credit: VZNCY Olio Vintage in northeast Minneapolis houses four local vintage retailers under one roof.

A collective of vintage shops in northeast Minneapolis offers clothes, housewares and more

Four different vendors decided to pool their resources to create a brick-and-mortar boutique.
March 12, 2023
Mindy Kaling played peekaboo in her Vera Wang  that had a structured peplum ruffle on the hip. The attached sleeve added a modern look.

On the red carpet: The whites, a few bolds and the what?

Many of the stars who walked down the red, ahem champagne carpet, favored muted colors, diamonds, trains and simplicity. But then there also was some striking hues and a lot of skin.
March 10, 2023
Billy Porter knows how to make an entrance. What will he wear to Minneapolis’ State Theatre in May?

What will the unstoppable Billy Porter wear for his May 23 concert in Minneapolis?

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday via the State Theatre.
March 7, 2023
Tips for shopping for a fancy vintage purse

Tips for shopping for a fancy vintage purse

If you want to start a collection, start by doing your homework.
December 14, 2022
Pantone’s Color of The Year, Viva Magenta 18-1750, is “rooted in nature descending from the red family and expressive of a new signal of strength,

Pantone names 'powerful' Viva Magenta its Color of the Year for 2023

It's more cranberry than raspberry, more brick than blush, and with more hints of carmine than cerulean.

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