February 19
Temporary hair loss results from fever, illness and severe stress.

You're not imagining it: The pandemic is making your hair fall out

The phenomenon is another frustrating byproduct of immense stress and post-viral inflammation from COVID-19.
January 12
Let fashion brighten long winter days

Let fashion brighten long winter days

Bring on winter with high-styled layers and heavy textures. The warm tones of the season and the way these colors shine like jewelry will keep your mood lifted.
December 31, 2020
Fashion designer Norris Dánta Ford is at the forefront of a new and growing movement of men embracing home sewing.

More men are making their own clothes

The quarantine has accelerated this trend, with a significant rise in sewing machine sales (and not just to make face masks).
November 23, 2020
Combining heritage and haute couture, Rammy Mohamed worked on attire for an upcoming wedding in the studio of her St. Paul home.

Twin Cities designer Rammy Mohamed makes fashion — and a statement

Ramadhan "Rammy" Mohamed remembers when GQ magazine named her city of St. Paul one of the worst-dressed in America. "That was a gut punch," says…
November 17, 2020

Proenza designers reflect on getting off the 'hamster wheel'

As New York was grinding to a halt in the spring, Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough, the designers behind Proenza Schouler, were a world away, trekking in Patagonia. They came back to a changed city.
November 14, 2020

The Latest: Washington gov. may announces new restrictions

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has scheduled a news conference for Sunday morning as COVID-19 case numbers soar throughout the Pacific Northwest where he will reportedly detail new restrictions.
November 13, 2020

Gillian Anderson brings uncanny 'Iron Lady' to 'The Crown'

Gillian Anderson's portrayal of British political leader Margaret Thatcher in "The Crown" was built step by step, from distinctive voice to helmet-hair wig to padded wardrobe.
November 10, 2020

Ulta to open beauty shops at 100 Target stores in 2021

The nation's largest beauty store chain, Ulta Beauty, has a deal to place shops in more than 100 Target stores by mid-2021.
November 9, 2020

Roles aren't for keeps on 'Crown,' even newcomer Princess Di

For viewers, "The Crown" offers a peek into a modern royal family's life and times, or at least an engaging dramatization. For the cast, it's meant the lofty equivalent of gig work as the Netflix series ticks through the decades.
November 9, 2020

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 15-21

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 15-21:Nov. 15: Actor Ed Asner is 91. Singer Petula Clark is 88. Actor Joanna Barnes ("Spartacus," ″The Parent…
November 8, 2020
FILE - Jim Carrey, left, appears in an Aug. 2, 2019, photo in Beverly Hills, Calif. Alec Baldwin, middle, appears in a Nov. 21, 2019, photo in New Yor

Jim Carrey, as Biden, mocks Trump loss on 'SNL'

It didn't take long for "Saturday Night Live" to come up with its comedic take on the presidential election results — complete with Maya Rudolph donning a white suit like Vice President-elect Kamala Harris wore for her acceptance speech.
November 6, 2020

Museums face calls to better represent people of color

As young as 5 years old, La Tanya Autry loved visiting local museums like the Detroit Institute of Art with her mom. She relished the shows, dances and plays she saw there. But as she walked through their halls, she felt a disconnect.
November 5, 2020

The Latest: Australia court upholds state's border closure

Australia's highest court on Friday upheld a state's border closure and dismissed billionaire businessman Clive Palmer's argument that the pandemic measure was unconstitutional.
October 30, 2020
Crocs has been gaining ground for the past five years, but it has had a banner 2020.

Why Crocs are the hottest shoes of 2020

As overall shoe sales drop, casual footwear is booming.
September 24, 2020
Low-maintenance hair routines have been trending, in part fueling the natural hair movement and inspiring hashtags such as #QuarantineCurls.

Less is more when it comes to pandemic beauty routines

Scaled-back pandemic beauty habits are better for your skin, hair and nails, experts say.
September 18, 2020
Shadow Play

Fall fashion in the land of sky blue waters

When fall comes to Lake Minnetonka, we look forward to every warm lakeside day. Docks are still in and boats are moored ready for crisp…
September 17, 2020
Angie Sandifer in her St. Paul studio.

St. Paul milliner will design the hat of your dreams

Angie's Hats creates made-to-order hats for parties or everyday wear.
September 17, 2020
From lighting to felting, Kristen Treuting likes to experiment with her favorite medium, gourds.

Minneapolis artist uses gourds as her canvas

Kristen Treuting creates figurative sculptures and vessels from these hard-shelled ornamental fruits.
June 24, 2020
Kristin Wornson sees her pendants, made from glass and pressed plants, as tiny canvases.

Minnesota maker's jewelry inspired by wild places close to home

Her jewelry is inspired by wild places close to home.
June 23, 2020
Minneapolis summer style alert: citrus hues and big flowers

Minneapolis summer style alert: citrus hues and big flowers

Celebrate the hot summer sun and match its intensity by wearing exaggerated florals and luscious citrus tones. Bright and bold, this modern palette will brighten…