"She's wonderful," says Bachmann's new stylist.Looking like Michele Bachmann doesn't come cheap.Bachmann spent $4,700 on hair and makeup in the last two weeks of June, according to Mother Jones. Using money from her political action committee, Bachmann made three payments to Tamara Robertson, a C ... More >>
Careful who you tease about their hair, Joe.Honestly, we were a little worried for Joe Mauer when we heard he was shooting a TV commercial for Head & Shoulders. Was the pride of St. Paul going to finally go Hollywood, and maybe mount a trusty steed like the Old Spice guy, and gallop through t ... More >>
Hughes backstage at Betsey JohnsonSure, we can look through fashion magazines to get a glimpse of the latest beauty trends, but why not go directly to the source? Having worked backstage at New York Fashion Week for years creating the hairstyles that inspire trends on main street America mo ... More >>
Photo by Coco MaultA zombie took a bite out of Bunny Sparber.The Zombie Pub Crawl is fast approaching. For those of you who want to become undead for the occasion, the following includes quick and easy instructions for gruesome zombie attack wounds that will last all night. If you're having trou ... More >>
Benjamin Carter GrimesThis weekend MNFashion Week was in full effect with rooftop runways, dance parties, and other fashionable events. Meanwhile, comic Lisa Lampanelli tried her best to offend Minnesota crowds with her cruel brand of humor. We loved her anyway.
Photo by Brian BradshawKerry Riley of Needle & Black (formerly Red Shoe Co.) and Laura Neal of Carrier Pigeon jewelry line are teaming up to launch a new shared studio space in Northeast Minneapolis. With Riley's knack for modern, wearable clothes with masterful construction and Neal's old-wo ... More >>
Retailers such as Gap and Old Navy have started marketing 'skinny jeans' and even 'super-skinny jeans' to school-aged children. Blogs have been buzzing about whether or not this trend is kid-friendly or encourages unhealthy body image. The most controversial of the bunch is the Old Navy skinny j ... More >>
Corey Tenold, founder of the local menswear blog, Trnds.com, chatted with City Pages about how Trnds was founded, his inspiration, and more.Jane Belfry: Why and when did you decide to start Trnds?Corey Tenold: I've always had a niche for anything web related. I've tried to blog, personally, but coul ... More >>
Local favorite, Raul Osorio, sat down with City Pages to talk about design, inspiration, the local scene, and his roots. His masterful tailoring and keen eye for structure make him a definite stand out among local designers. Osorio is a recent transplant who grew up in the Honduras, and then lived i ... More >>
SCENEaSOTA is an annual and local fashion show produced by local designer Maritza Ramirez. The show is embarking on its third year this fall, and is currently looking for designers that want to showcase their wares. We spoke to Ramirez about the details: Jane Belfry: What is SCENEaSOTA and how was ... More >>
I Feel Love - Fashion Show June 12th Minneapolis from Time Squid on Vimeo. If you're on Facebook and in the fashion scene in Minneapolis, you've already heard about I Feel Love, the summer fashion show featuring local designers at the Grain Belt building in Northeast. The show's visually stunning ... More >>
Emily Utne for City Pages Judging by the wide variety of audience members at Voltage: Fashion Amplified on Friday night at First Avenue, it's clear that this fashion event has hit the mainstream. For people who have yet to uncover the raw talent of the fashion industry in Minnesota, Voltage acts ... More >>
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