Cold Comfort

Fashion magazines declare the cork-soled wedge to be all the rage, and we are duly smitten—but let’s face reality: They’re not so good for scaling curbside snow banks or navigating icy sidewalks. So, embracing this reality, we took to the slopes! Lots of layers and practical, weather-resistant fibers are a fabulous match for snow, whether […]

A Flair for the Dramatic

We’re always invigorated by a brisk autumn of theatergoing; this year, the season has been even more robust thanks to a trio of theater-themed parties. There was no shortage of spectacle on the opening-night galas at the Guthrie Theater and the Children’s Theater, where the line between costume and couture was wonderfully blurred. Where else […]

Getting Collared

Whether your preference is for scoop-, turtle-, or V-necks, brace yourself for challenges to traditions. We’ve been seeing lots of exaggerated and sculpted forms swaddling the neckline—flirtatious cowls, modern takes on the halter, décolletage-framing fichus—which are often possible thanks to soft, pliable fabrics. For gentlemen, sadly, the look is more subdued, but tastemakers can always […]

Rough Hewn

Are you over flip-flops, baseball caps, and gauzy summer skirts? Well, it’s high time you left your 50th & France or Grand & Victoria turf. That was our realization, after we got an eyeful of downtown Minneapolis nightlife recently. There, we found bold bicep tattoos, curvy chrome two-wheelers both motorized and human-powered, and heads wearing […]