Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan is photographed at the State Capitol.

Yuen: Peggy Flanagan's Native-designed fashion choices make statement about power, identity

The lieutenant governor explains why she shows up to work in ribbon skirts and dangly earrings "beaded from love."

More Minnesota brides buy off-the-rack, vintage or rent dresses for the big day

May 20
More Minnesota brides buy off-the-rack, vintage or rent dresses for the big day
They want their dresses and they want them now.

Black Fashion Week MN gives a nod to Prince as a fashion icon

May 9
Design of the Times at Paisley Park will kickoff Black Fashion Week MN.
"Design of the Times" will feature a fashion show, Q+A panel and after-party, kicking off the weeklong series of style events.
July 24

Nomad fashion show mixes ancient, modern

On the shore of one of the world's deepest lakes, high up in Kyrgyzstan's Tian Shan mountains, models strutted and sashayed in outfits mixing the ancient and modern at the World Nomads Fashion festival.
July 21

Shein clothing line drops Maya blouse as Mexico complains

The fast-fashion online clothing seller Shein said Thursday it has dropped an embroidered floral blouse after the Mexican government complained it appropriated designs made for generations by Mayan women on Mexico's Yucatan peninsula.
July 20
Trump family members, left, watch as Ivana Trump’s casket is carried into St. Vincent Ferrer Roman Catholic Church, Wednesday in New York.

Funeral held for Ivana Trump; ex-president pays tribute

Ivana Trump, the 1980s style icon and businesswoman who helped Donald Trump build the empire that put him on a road toward the White House, lived a "beautiful life," the former president recalled as loved ones paid final respects to her Wednesday.
July 19

Greek Church protests baptism for celebrity same-sex parents

Greece's Orthodox Church says it will send a letter of protest to the archbishop who heads the church in the United States after he baptized the children of celebrity fashion designer Peter Dundas and his partner, Evangelo Bousis.
July 14

Review: High couture dreams in 'Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris'

Paul Gallico's 1958 novel "Mrs. 'Arris Goes to Paris," about a British cleaning lady with high couture dreams, wouldn't seem to have even a stitch of contemporary relevance. Yet Anthony Fabian's charming adaptation, snuggly tailored to star Lesley Manville, proves the durability of a good fairy tale and a smashing dress.
July 13

'Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris' with dreams of owning Dior gown

In " Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris," a middle-aged woman of very limited means in post-World War II London dreams of owning a Christian Dior gown. In 1957, however, at the height of Dior's New Look renown, this was not a straightforward proposition. There was no London store or catalog to order from. There wouldn't even be a ready to wear line for another 10 years. Everything was custom made couture. The only way Ada Harris could own one herself, as the title suggests, was to drop in on the House of Dior at 30 Avenue de Montaigne.
July 10

'Fly is fly': Inside the WNBA's thriving fashion scene

Clothes blanket Jewell Loyd's perfectly made king-sized hotel bed. Black pants, charcoal pants, striped shorts, a long white jacket that looks like a high-fashion lab coat next to a light gray zip-up. A white, short-sleeved button down top decorated with red poppy flowers screams in the center.
July 9

Brittney Griner is the focus of WNBA All-Star weekend

Sue Bird and Sylvia Fowles are playing in the WNBA All-Star Game for the last time. Candace Parker and Kahleah Copper are looking for some bragging rights. Some of the league's biggest stars get to try for a 4-point shot.
July 8

Celebrity designer accused of smuggling crocodile handbags

A leading fashion designer whose accessories were used by celebrities and characters in the "Sex and the City" TV series, was arrested in her hometown of Cali, Colombia, and faces extradition to the United States on charges of smuggling crocodile handbags, Colombian prosecutors said Friday.
July 7

Fendi caps fashion week, going East in culture-hopping show

Fendi's ultra-white, sanitized runway for once put the couture, not the decor, in the spotlight to cap Paris Fashion Week Thursday.
July 6

Rousteing gives one-off Gaultier couture display in Paris

An enfant terrible appeared in a new guise on Wednesday as designer Olivier Rousteing of Balmain took a one-off shot at a couture collection for the house of Jean Paul Gaultier.
July 5

Chanel gets gently geometric in far-flung Paris couture

Birds tweeted -- not fashionistas -- the day Chanel brought its couture guests to the calm of the Bois de Boulogne forest.
July 4

Dior does folklore in Paris couture, riffing on Ukraine art

Images of traditional embroideries and floral paintings adorned the walls of Dior's celebrity-laden runway homage to Ukraine as Paris' four-day Couture Week kicked off Monday.
June 30
A day at the beach can be stylish, too.

The look for summer? Fun in the sun

Beachy fashion from linen to denim and sandals to sneakers.
April 1
Global bridal retailer Grace Love Lace has opened a showroom in Minneapolis’ North Loop.

Inside peek: A new bridal shop in Minneapolis

Grace Loves Lace focuses its efforts on eco-conscious gowns.
April 1
Turn over a new leaf with a new spring look.

Turn over a new fashion leaf with an updated spring look

Warming sunshine welcomes spring fashion with all its fresh appeal. Green goddessFloral sweater, $50; zara.comUlla Johnson shirt dress, $495; nordstrom.comWe the Free jeans,…
March 28
Eco-conscious artist Stephanie Dillon diverts clothing from landfills and gives them a second life.

Minnesota 'slow fashion' artist upcycles discarded clothing to create wearable art

Citizen T's hand-painted, hand-dyed jackets, T-shirts and handbags give cast-offs a second life.
December 8, 2021
Sky's the limit fashion spread Right top: Oversized scarf $14.99 Jil Sander Alpaca wool blazer $2650 Vince lilac swea

The sky's the limit for winter wardrobes

Faux fur, quilted jackets and warm knits are among the winter wardrobe finds that will get you through every occasion during Minnesota's coldest season. We…
December 1, 2021
Artist Arianne Zager’s global influences are seen in her fashion designs and watercolors.

Minnesota artist finds inspiration in 'found water' around the world

Arianne Zager makes watercolors and designs clothing, too.
September 24, 2021
Melany Carlos, an image consultant in Arlington, Va., specializing in seasonal color analysis, draped various cloths over client Juli Stott.

What hue looks best on you? Seasonal color analysis is back

Long after the '80s fad, today's color consultants help clients figure out if what they're wearing is who they really are.