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

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

August 10
Madison Holler.
Sauk Rapids artist Madison Holler creates one-of-a-kind beadwork that draws on her Anishinaabe, Scandinavian and Dutch heritage.
Variety
11:10am

Milan Fashion Week: Prada deconstructs luxe evening wear

Milan Fashion Week opened its third day of preview shows for next spring and summer against the backdrop of thousands of young environmental protesters calling out the industry Friday for its wasteful and polluting ways.
Business
September 23

Emporio Armani celebrates 40 years during Milan Fashion Week

Milan is once again basking in the joy of snarled traffic for Milan Fashion Week, a sneak peek at what real normalcy might look like one day.
Business
September 22

Fendi, Del Core lead Milan fashion's runway return

Italy's fashion capital is again alive with the sound of shoppers swarming boutiques and editors filling socially distanced fashion week venues, a sign of a light at the end of the pandemic tunnel.
Business
September 22

Nigeria-born designer Joy Meribe opens Milan Fashion Week

Nigeria-born designer Joy Meribe opened Milan Fashion Week on Wednesday with her debut runway collection, a concrete success for a movement to promote diversity in Italian fashion just a year after launching.
Variety
September 22
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.
Variety
September 19
O-T Fagbenle arrives at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, at L.A. Live in Los Angeles.

Emmys: O-T Fagbenle rocks Nigerian look, Porter wears wings

Michaela Jaé "Mj" Rodriguez wore vintage Versace Atelier in teal in an homage to Old Hollywood, her hair flowing down her back, and Billy Porter worked large wings on his black trouser look Sunday at the slimmed-down Emmy Awards.
Magazine
September 16
Designer digs: Alabama-based fashion designer Billy Reid now has a storefront in Edina’s Nolan Mains.

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

During the past 20 months, retailers across the country and around the world had to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic. While many failed to stay…
Nation
September 15

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:
Variety
September 14
Sunisa Lee at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute benefit gala in New York, Sept. 13, 2021.

Suni Lee again goes for the gold at star-studded Met Gala in New York

Billie Eilish went full glam in a huge peach ball gown at the pandemic-delayed Met Gala on Monday night, while fellow host of the evening Amanda Gorman was breathtaking in cobalt blue custom Vera Wang with a diamond laurel wreath in her hair.
Nation
September 13

R. Kelly assistant says he made her write false confession

R. Kelly's longtime assistant testified Monday that the R&B superstar was so paranoid, he once asked her to change into a robe to demonstrate she was not wearing a wire.
Variety
September 12

Tom Ford wraps NY Fashion Week with a show of disco glam

The Champagne was cold and the front row star studded Sunday night as Tom Ford closed New York Fashion Week at Lincoln Center with a spring-summer collection of hopeful, glitzy glam.
Variety
September 12

Ever the showman, Thom Browne stages a stylish extravaganza

When designer Thom Browne left New York Fashion Week four years ago to start showing his label in Paris, it left a hole in the New York calendar. No designer tells stories with his clothes in the same way, creating fashion shows that are more like elaborate theatrical productions.
Variety
September 11

Maxwell brings shimmer, shine and smiles to NY Fashion Week

At the end of Brandon Maxwell's show at New York Fashion Week, his models were doing something models don't usually do on runways: They were smiling.
Variety
September 10

Michael Kors returns to NY Fashion Week with urban romance

Love and romance were the dreamy threads that bound together Michael Kors' Spring/Summer 2022 collection, presented in Central Park in a show that emphasized the forced intimacy of the pandemic and the optimism of love in New York City.
Variety
September 9

LaQuan Smith throws a fashion party at Empire State Building

Where the party girls at? On Thursday night, some were on top of the Empire State Building walking LaQuan Smith's New York Fashion Week runway in slinky blue and white sequin minis, barely there one pieces and shiny body hugging pants.
Variety
September 9

Puppies, giraffes and bears — Oh My! — on Moschino runway

It was a soggy, gray day in Manhattan, but Moschino had the antidote: a burst of color and whimsy filling a runway in midtown's Bryant Park.
Variety
September 9

Against a stunning river sunset, Proenza Schouler returns

Sailboats wafted by on the Hudson River and the setting sun sparkled on the water as Proenza Schouler celebrated a return to in-person fashion shows against the spectacular setting of New York's buzziest waterfront locale, Little Island.
Variety
September 9

Prabal Gurung's fashion show asks: Who gets to be a woman?

New York's first female governor. American Girl dolls. The Statue of Liberty.
Variety
September 8

Christian Siriano kicks off New York Fashion Week in color

With Katie Holmes and Lil' Kim on his front row and singer Marina on the mic high above his runway, Christian Siriano helped kicked off New York Fashion Week's first big pandemic round of in-person shows Tuesday with a flurry of neon and lace inspired in part by all the Italian women in his life.
Variety
September 5

For Edgar Wright, 'Last Night in Soho' is a dark valentine

Director Edgar Wright loves London. It's been his home for over 25 years. But he fears it too sometimes. It's a complicated relationship.