From top: “Bondi Beach” hand-dyed silk and Tencel scarf, $150, Kala Exworthy; loomsong.com “Metro” silk scarf, $200, Kala Exworthy, loomsong.c

Inside the Weaver's Guild in Minneapolis, one of the oldest and largest in the country

The Weaver's Guild in Minneapolis is a vibrant hub that hands down weaving and spinning knowledge from generation to generation.

Twin Cities boutique shopping has changed since COVID. Here's a round-up by neighborhood.

September 16, 2021
Designer digs: Alabama-based fashion designer Billy Reid now has a storefront in Edina’s Nolan Mains.

After taking last year off, Fashion Week MN is back in full force

September 6, 2021
After taking last year off, Fashion Week MN is back in full force
From runway to shopping events, this action-packed, weeklong series offers plenty of variety.
Variety
January 21

Dior reconstructs Paris in spectacular Fashion Week show

Dior took over Paris' iconic Place de la Concorde for a menswear show Friday whose theme was none other than the city of Paris itself.
Variety
January 20

Louis Vuitton stages Virgil Abloh swansong in Paris

Louis Vuitton pulled out the stops Thursday to present the final collection of Virgil Abloh, the house's first African-American creative director who died in November after a two-year battle with cancer.
World
January 19
Gaspard Ulliel

French actor Gaspard Ulliel, 37, dies after ski accident

French actor Gaspard Ulliel, known for appearing in Chanel perfume ads as well as film and television roles, died Wednesday after a skiing accident in the Alps, local authorities said. He was 37.
Variety
January 19
André Leon Talley, the towering former creative director and editor at large of Vogue magazine, has died. He was 73.

Pioneering fashion journalist André Leon Talley dies at 73

André Leon Talley, a towering and highly visible figure of the fashion world who made history as a rare Black editor in an overwhelmingly white industry, has died. He was 73.
Business
January 19

Emerging talents in spotlight at hybrid Paris Fashion Week

A spattering of Paris Fashion Week menswear shows began in earnest this week for the fall-winter season, with French virus restrictions forcing many to an online-only presence.
Business
January 18

K-Way windbreaker brand taps hip new market with R&D line

K-way, the Franco-Italian brand synonymous with windbreakers, is stepping into luxury fashion with its first live runway show ever on the closing day of Milan Fashion Week.
Business
January 16

Jeff Goldblum, Kyle MacLachlan bookend Prada menswear show

Jeff Goldblum infused Milan Fashion Week with some levity on Sunday as he shimmied down the Prada runway in a dark overcoat that cast a dramatic silhouette.
Business
January 15

Fendi leads Milan trends with feminine silhouettes for men

Milan menswear designers seem to have decided on the answer, but the question remains: Have the pandemic lockdowns emboldened men to embrace a more feminine silhouette, including skirts, mini-dresses and cape coats?
Business
January 15
American-Greek designer Peter Speliopoulos, left, and Nino Cerruti talked on the catwalk after their fall-winter ready-to-wear fashion show presentati

Italian menswear innovator Nino Cerruti dies at 91

Nino Cerruti, the Italian fashion designer credited with revolutionizing menswear in the 1960s and who gave Giorgio Armani his first fashion break, has died, Italian media reported Saturday. He was 91.
Business
January 14

DSquared2 designers welcome fashion crowd back to Milan

Dean and Dan Caten gave a heart-felt welcome to the guests, including Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, assembled Friday for the Canadian designing twins' first live show in two years as Milan Fashion Week opened with a glimmer of optimism despite an omicron-curtailed calendar.
Variety
January 4

Armani cancels men's Milan show, Paris haute couture

Designer Giorgio Armani said Tuesday he was cancelling his Giorgio Armani and Emporio Armani men's fashion shows in Milan this month and his Prive haute couture show in Paris because of soaring coronavirus cases in Europe.
Magazine
December 8, 2021
Sky's the limit fashion spread Right top: Oversized scarf $14.99 tjmaxx.tjx.com Jil Sander Alpaca wool blazer $2650 nordstrom.com 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…
Magazine
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.
Variety
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.
Stage & Arts
August 10, 2021
Madison Holler.

Minnesota artist honors legacy and identity, one bead at a time

Sauk Rapids artist Madison Holler creates one-of-a-kind beadwork that draws on her Anishinaabe, Scandinavian and Dutch heritage.
Magazine
July 6, 2021
Steve Kang operates BlackBlue in St. Paul’s Cathedral Hill neighborhood.

St. Paul men's clothing boutique BlackBlue draws mindful shoppers

INSIDE PEEK BlackBlueThe vibe: Nestled in St. Paul's Cathedral Hill neighborhood, BlackBlue offers designer men's clothing to Twin Cities shoppers with an eye for quality.…
Magazine
July 6, 2021
Designer Bao Yang’s Enchanted Garden collection is a blend of color, pattern and whimsy.

Minnesota designer Bao Yang's jewelry collection is a cheery start to summer

A first glance at Bao Yang's floral earrings might surprise you. How did she preserve flowers so perfectly and attach them to studs? A closer…
Magazine
June 25, 2021
Support local causes and expand your wardrobe at the same time.

Wear your heart on your sleeve: 7 locally made T-shirts that support a Minnesota cause

Let the world know how you feel about causes near and dear to you. These comfy summer tees all spring from local organizations and people…
Variety
May 13, 2021
Many millennials say they’re not giving up their skinny jeans.

The Jean War between millennials and Gen Z cannot be won

Millennials just got the news from Gen Z: Your jeans are bad.
Variety
April 1, 2021
Fashion designer Jessica McClintock spoke at a fashion show in Charlotte, N.C., in 1999.

Jessica McClintock, designer who outfitted prom-goers and brides, dies at 90

For more than half a century, she was one of the most popular designers of affordable formal wear for young women.