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Freshman Liz Carver models a french braided messy bun at 17th Avenue Residence Hall on Friday afternoon. A french braided messy bun is a simple heatless up-do for summer.

Best tressed with the Fashionista

May 7, 2015

Breezy sundresses and strappy sandals call for a new summer hairdo.    As the weather heats up, the last thing you want to do is spend hours in front of the mirror blow-drying, curling and straightening...

(left to right) Lottie Anderson, Shola Shodipo, Tricia Khutoretsky and Jose Ayala.

Street style: Envision Spring 2015

May 5, 2015

Emerging local designers and models displayed their work at Envision’s Spring 2015 semi-annual fashion show on Saturday in the lobby of downtown Minneapolis’ Orchestra Hall.    Ten...

Advocacy through design

April 30, 2015

Fashion is best served in a five-tier show.    Fashion & Business, a University of Minnesota student organization that focuses on careers in the fashion industry, is hosting RISE: Advocacy...

Weisman hosts Ivory Tower party

April 28, 2015

Works of poetry, prose and nonfiction span the 128 glossy pages of Ivory Tower, a University of Minnesota student literary magazine.   About 20 students produce the annual publication during a two-semester...

Sarah Edwards poses at Arrow Boutique in Minneapolis on Wednesday. Edwards, with the help of her group I AM KXNDNESS, will present the I AM FABULOUS! fashion show at the Varsity Theater on Sunday to celebrate beauty and style at every age.

Beauty never expires

April 23, 2015

Revolving around youthfulness, the beauty industry often lacks representation for older generations. To flip the narrative, event planner Sarah Edwards is hosting “I AM FABULOUS!” at the Varsity...

Sophomores Sophie Gilligan, Abby Schumacher and Sydney Moustakis pose with their designed garments for the Eye Candy Design Showcase in the Weisman Art Museum on Wednesday afternoon.

Eye Candy Design Showcase

April 23, 2015

At the Eye Candy Design Showcase, you can drink your brew and wear it, too.    University of Minnesota apparel design students created unconventional looks for the design event by meshing food...

Global studies and history major Tyler Boesch looks at vinyl records at Treehouse Records in Minneapolis on Jan. 19.

On the record

April 16, 2015

When high-profile record stores began going out of business in the mid-2000s, the press deemed records a dying medium. But now, the resurgence of vinyl has contributed to the popularity of record stores...

Urban Sound, a co-ed a cappella ensemble, rehearses in Ferguson Hall on Monday. The group is one of five a cappella groups that will be performing at the University A Cappella Fest at Coffman Union on Saturday.

A community of voices

April 16, 2015

Vocal talents from the University of Minnesota are collaborating at the UMN A Cappella Fest on Saturday. On the docket are student a cappella groups 7 Days, Basses Wild, the Enchantments, Urban Sound and...

Creative Writing Program Celebration

April 7, 2015

As the University of MinnesotaâÄôs creative writing program approaches its 20th anniversary, it will host a celebration on Friday at the Weisman Art Museum. The event plays a small part in the...

From costumes to metal music

April 2, 2015

Lucie Biros prides herself on being unique. She works with corsetry, leatherworking and outerwear —sensibility has never been a force behind her work. “I either do things that are really practical...

Apparel Design sophomore Sinead Kelly prepares her model at The Westin Edina Galleria on Sunday morning. Kelly and other local designers will be showing their spring line on April 3rd.

Fashion around the globe: Circle of Design

March 31, 2015

Two University of Minnesota students will exhibit their collections at the Circle of Design fashion show on Friday at the Westin Galleria in Edina, Minn. The students are joining three other designers...

Designer Joy Teiken poses at Joynoelle Showroom on Friday afternoon. Teiken is currently working on her avant garde spring line that will show on June 2nd.

Prehistoric fashion for summer

March 26, 2015

With wedding gowns draped along the boutique’s windows and walls, Minneapolis designer Joy Teiken busily sketches and sews garments for her ready-to-wear line that’s handmade with a keen attention...

Five minute magic

March 12, 2015

Finding confidence with supermodel Oon Shu An. Actress Oon Shu An in a makeup tutorial video on YouTube. We need to start approaching “pretty” in a new light. Actress Oon Shu An, from Singapore...

Givenchy Fall 2015

March 12, 2015

A new face to facial jewelry. A model during the Givenchy Fall 2015 runway show. Photo by Monica Feudi. Givenchy’s Fall 2015 show is buzzing in the fashion world. Showman, Riccardo Tisci presented...

73 Questions with Vogue

March 12, 2015

A Youtube must-watch series.   If you have a few minutes to spare, watch one (or all) of Vogue’s 73 Questions videos. Filmed in a single shot, Vogue interviews personalities on what they like,...

Best dressed: Oscar recap

March 12, 2015

Who wore what. Award season this year made strides for creative works, social activism and fashion. The Oscars, on Feb. 22 was filled with Oscar-worthy red carpet looks. For overall trends, actresses opted...

Junior Amber Lynum models how to dress like a young professional outside of the Science Teaching and Student Services building on Wednesday.

What to wear: Office wear

March 12, 2015

When in doubt, it’s always better to be overdressed than underdressed for any situation. Jeans and a sweatshirt in the office just won’t cut it. Now is the time to start building a professional...

Primp boutique owners Michele Gudmundson and University grad Wesley Uthus at their St. Paul store on Wednesday. The boutique, which offers fashionable items at affordable prices, is just one of six locations in the surrounding area.

Primp: Cheap Chic Boutique

March 12, 2015

Primp is a local fashion boutique that offers stylish clothing at realistic prices. Its owners — part entrepreneurs, part designers — Michele Gudmundson and Wesley Uthus founded the store in...

University students Katie Zawislak, James Updike and Jean Smith before the Gophers hockey game against Michigan State on Thursday.

Street style: Gopher game day

March 5, 2015

It takes a little ingenuity and creativity to stay stylish at Gophers sporting events. The Fashionista scoured the University of Minnesota’s men’s hockey game last Thursday, searching for students...

 Student designer Shengjie Li with her final outfit at Project Headline.

A fashion showcase: Project Headline

March 5, 2015

Last month, the Minnesota Daily hosted its first-ever fashion showcase called “Project Headline” in collaboration with University of Minnesota student group FAB: Fashion and Business. The event...

Bratz dolls get a “makeunder”

March 1, 2015

Sonia Singhi is the creator of Tree Change Dolls. Photo courtesy of Sonia Singhi. Sonia Singhi, a mother from Tasmania, is the creator of Tree Change Dolls. In her spare time, Singhi salvages Bratz dolls...

Seamstress Jenna Eddy works at a sewing machine in the Hackwith Design House studio in the North Loop of Minneapolis on Wednesday afternoon.

Inside the studio: Hackwith Design House

February 26, 2015

Minneapolis designer Lisa Hackwith creates rare garments — she never sells more than 25 of each piece — giving every customer an exclusive look. With an educational background in studio art,...

Retail Merchandising major and model Emily Gernes.

Class work and casting calls

February 26, 2015

Part-time jobs are a part of the college experience — working as a barista in a coffee shop or an assistant in a research lab — but for some, it’s a little less typical. They’re...

La Perla: Beauty underneath the garments

February 24, 2015

Luxury lingerie label unveils new collection. Photos courtesy of Rizzoli. At Couture Fashion Week in New York City, luxury label La Perla launched its new collection. The brand chose Old Bond Street in...

Lucky Blue, the new male “it model”

February 23, 2015

Taking over fashion week at 16. Teen model, Lucky Blue. Photos by JM Dayao. Even as a punk kid growing up in Los Angeles, Lucky Blue was signed and discovered by NEXT MODELS at age 12. Before branching...

A recap: Alexander Wang

February 23, 2015

New York Fashion Week 2015 is well under way. Scenes from the Alexander Wang Fall/Winter 2015. Photo by Valerio Mezzanotti. New York Fashion Week (the best week of the year) spanned Feb. 11-19. Keynote...

Makeup bag must-haves

February 19, 2015

College students know all too well the hectic scramble that comes with getting out the door before early morning classes. It’s neither practical nor affordable to own every beauty product known to...

Stone and metal statement jewelry available at HOTROCITY.

Shop local: HOTROCITY

February 19, 2015

Upon graduating from the University of Minnesota in 2011, dance major John Mark ventured to the East Coast to pursue a career in publishing and modeling. But recently, he found his way back to Minneapolis...

Is FKA twigs in for a name change?

February 12, 2015

The U.K. singer faces legal charges from a band called Twigs. Photo by Tonje Thilesen English singer and songwriter Tahlia Barnett, of FKA twigs is facing legal dispute with Linda and Laura Good from...

Local designers Stacie Yokiel, Emma Holcomb, Danielle Everine, Emrys Mariel, Sarah Patros, Claire Ward and Adrienne Yancy will be presenting their creations at the Black Hearts Ball on Feb. 14.

Black Hearts Ball

February 12, 2015

This Valentine’s Day, TIM + THOM are presenting the Black Hearts Ball, a swanky night of fashion and opera. In partnership with the American Swedish Institute, seven Minnesota-based designers present...

JacksGap: Shed Sessions

February 9, 2015

A garden melody. Photo via JacksGap Twins Jack Harries and Finn Harries of the Youtube account, JacksGap published their fourth episode of “Shed Sessions” today. These content creators have...

Apparel designer senior Anna Peshock describes her swimsuit piece she designed and executed at McNeal Hall Thursday evening.  Thirteen senior apparel designers will be showcasing their lines on Saturday at Rapson Hall.

REVEL Fashion Show

February 5, 2015

At the pinnacle of their academic careers, 13 University of Minnesota apparel design seniors focused on the notion of joy and celebration. With this in mind comes REVEL, a final showcase hosted by The...

An interview with “American Horror Story” costume designer, Lou Eyrich

February 5, 2015

Award-winning costume designer Lou Eyrich is a New Ulm, Minn., native. She’s known for her work with “Glee,” “Nip/Tuck,” “Running with Scissors,” and most recently...

Kat(niss) Perry

February 2, 2015

Super Bowl Halftime Show Via Getty Images Katy Perry or Katniss Everdeen? If your Twitter feed isn’t blowing up, here is a recap on Katy Perry’s Super Bowl XLIX halftime performance. The game...

This Girl Can

February 2, 2015

  Photo via Youtube This Girl Can is a national campaign created by Sport England. It is a celebration of women in all aspects and barriers of perfection, especially while working out. “This...

Living on One Dollar

February 1, 2015

A watch-worthy Netflix documentary Photo via Living on One The documentary, “Living on One Dollar” was released on April 13, 2013, and was recently made available on Netflix. The award-winning...

Dame fine coffee tour

February 1, 2015

Where to buy your brew in 2015 Photo via @bethanyhway A longtime hobby of mine is exploring local coffee shops. There is something noteworthy about supporting small business owners and knowing exactly...

Sweat it out: Rec approved fashion

January 29, 2015

With New Year’s resolutions still in full swing (hopefully), everyone is flocking to the gym. Newcomers and experts alike are trying new fitness classes this semester. Whether you're practicing peaceful...

It Bag 2015

January 25, 2015

It’s that time of year again, the impending reveal of Vogue’s It Bag. This year, in a fashionably democratic manner, Vogue is holding an election for this year’s top, lusty worthy accessory....

A bakery concoction to make you say “whoa”

January 25, 2015

If you remember last year’s pastry craze, the cronut, a croissant donut hybrid, get ready for this new fried delight. The wonut. Part waffle, part donut. Chicago’s Waffles Cafe created this...

The Fashionista spices up winter wear

January 22, 2015

The arctic tundra of Minnesota experiences a fashion lull in the winter months, but it doesn’t have to. Cast aside the bland standards of yore for these new trends to stay stylish this season. Swapping...

Angela Behrends sorts jewelry on Thursday at Rewind Vintage in Minneapolis. Rewind offers vintage clothing and accessories for men and women at an affordable price.

Thrift shop roundup with the Fashionista

January 20, 2015

 A constricting budget, which most college students know too well, can hurt a wardrobe and limit clothes shopping. But luckily, an abundance of thrift and vintage stops dot the Minneapolis cityscape....