You may recognize Christopher Straub from season six of Project Runway, the competitive fashion design show hosted by German bombshell Heidi Klum. Though he was eventually voted off the show, he's remained a fixture in Minnesota's fashion world. In December, he unveiled two dresses made entirely fro ... More >>
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We're only a decade or two removed, at most, from the retirement of the phrase "fall television season." It's a misnomer, an anachronism, as if television totally disappears from the face of the Earth every May, only to miraculously re-appear when September rolls around. No, my friends: television i ... More >>
Tearra Rosario is a slender thing, with long dark hair and a bright smile she wears easily. She looks maybe a decade younger than her 27 years, and as she sits down to discuss her debut EP under her band project OSO, she lights up with eager energy. Before any questions are asked, Tearra is off and ... More >>
Last month, Tabatha Coffey of Tabatha Takes Over visited Jungle Red Salon & Spa to give some tough love to owner Suzanne Erickson, who was struggling so hard to make ends meet that she was actually living at her business. Tomorrow night, the show will return to Minneapolis to revamp H D ... More >>
Talk about putting your business in the street - or out on the Internet, as it were. Basically, for between $3.99 and $4.99 per month, you get to watch a carefully edited version of Kanye West's Life. As Pitchfork reported yesterday, this quasi-Orwellian cash-in includes concerts, rehearsals, det ... More >>
Photo courtesy subMercerSausage-obsessed DJ My Cousin Roy, aka Roy Dank, has been super busy lately. Actually, it's kind of unfair to refer to him only as a DJ, since Roy juggles spinning records all over the world, throwing parties, making tracks, and running both a record and clothing label out ... More >>
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Stacey Schwartz photographs work by Christopher StraubFriday night was all about fashion at the Graves 601 hotel. Fashionistas mingled before models hit the runway in the latest designs from Amanda Christine, Calpurnia Peach, Cliché, Drama, Karma, Kjurek Couture, Local Motion, Tendercuts, and ... More >>
Fashionistas take note: Project Runway's Tim Gunn is in town this afternoon to promote Gunn's Golden Rules: Life's Little Lessons for Making It Work. While the style expert does share some industry gossip, he also dishes advice on just living life.
Via TwitPicTaylor Swift gives Bullseye a kissTaylor Swift, John Legend, Keith Urban, Enrique Iglesias Charice and other A-list artists added some star power to Target Corp's annual national company meeting yesterday at the Target Center. Backstage, Swift and Legend schmoozed with Bullseye, t ... More >>
Fashionistas of Minnesota mark your calendars: ENVISION Artopia is set for Friday, September 17 at Graves 601 Hotel. The evening features fashion from designers and local boutiques, creative hairstyling, and live music. It also serves as a great ramp up to MN Fall Fashion Week, which kicks of ... More >>
Photo by Sher Stoneman Hold on to your seats Minneapolis, because the mother of all art fair weekends is lifting off as we speak. The biggest and probably most well known is the Uptown Art Fair, but that's not all that is in store for art lovers over the next few days. The Loring Par ... More >>
This super cool African themed runway fashion event at Epic features designs from local and international artists, including Project Runway first runner-up Korto Momolu. Tickets are going pre-sale for $20 and will cost $25 at the door, but City Pages will be giving away passes today. Watch our T ... More >>
Digital CrushChristopher Janice 4eva Local fashion designer and Project Runway castoff Christopher Straub had a whirlwind day last Sunday when he debuted his sky-inspired line at the St. Paul Hotel just minutes after being struck on the head by a falling spotlight at rehearsal. Straub took one ... More >>
MyLifetime.comHe might have been voted off Project Runway in 2009, but Shakopee native Christopher Straub is a total winner in our book, getting ready to debut 24 looks at the St. Paul Hotel this Sunday in what is sure to be a Fashion Week highlight. We talked to Straub over the phone this week ... More >>
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