|Emily Utne for City Pages|
Christopher Straub doesn't have a publicist, but in this town, he doesn't need one. As the bell of the ball on the local fashion scene, due largely in part to his successful venture on this season's Project Runway
, Straub is in high demand for the remainder of the decade making appearances all over the Metro and pimping his latest accessory line.
This week, Straub checked yet another event off his list and presented his goods at the holiday fashion show, "Tis the Season to Glitz and Glam" at the W Hotel. The event featured runway looks styled by local fashion contributor Jahna Peloquin plucking threads from area boutiques and designers including IL Vostro, Cliche, Bumbershute, Russell Bourrienne, MN Fashion Boutique, and Elsworth Menswear - a store that understands how to dress men with equal parts macho and metro. The runway show offered tons of shimmer, sequins, gold and black - pretty much what you'd expect to find during the holiday season. And while everything was going on around him, Straub worked the room. More »