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Articles tagged with 'fashion'

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Hover Craft turns 5

Published Nov. 16, 2014

Hover Craft - an annual buy-local event featuring the work of more than 70 artists, crafters and makers - celebrates its fifth year on Sunday, Dec. 7. The event takes place inside Turner Hall Ballroom, 1034 N. 4th St., from noon to 6 p.m. Admission is $3 and kids are free.

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Tigerlily "t-skirts" fit the bill for cool, upcycled fashion

Published Aug. 3, 2014

Without a sewing background of any kind, Hollie May-Ipsarides decided she was going to construct skirts out of T-shirts. Without consulting patterns or You Tube, she created her first "t-skirt" made primarily from one of her husbands' outgrown Harley-Davidson T-shirts. Today, she operates a thriving business, Tigerily Gallery & Boutique.

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SHOP boutique moving to Oakland Avenue

Published July 21, 2014

Seven years ago, SHOP opened at 1918 E. Capitol Dr. in Shorewood. Next month, the women's boutique will move to a new location, 4524 N. Oakland Ave.

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The origin of the hipster

Published July 12, 2014

Perhaps it's a bit trite to fall back on the argument of "you weren't the first to..." when it comes to hipsters, but -- like every mind-shattering fact on the Internet -- a Wikipedia page has given us the true origin of the hipster. And, guess what, they were cool 40 years before you were even born. So remove your Animal Collective vinyl and take off your wayfarers, because you're about to get a history lesson about the O.G. 1940s hipster.

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Do you wear shorts?

Published June 23, 2014

Try even saying the word "shorts" without the corners of your lips curling downwards and nostrils flaring. Will the weather get hot enough for you to wear shorts?

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Does the Itsy belong on you?

Published May 7, 2014

The back cover of "Bring on Summer - Swim 2014" edition of the Victori'as Secret catalog brought on a whole new inner dialog for Lindsay Garric.

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Local designer cranks fashion to past, present and future levels

Published March 15, 2014

Laura Meyer is a local artist and designer who operates a small business called Twilight Attire which specializes in corset and costume design. Meyer is particularly focused on clothing from the Renaissance and Victorian eras. Ooh la la.

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6 super-skinny wallets reviewed

Published March 12, 2014

I'm a little obsessed with minimalist wallets. Ever since I realized that sitting on a "Costanza wallet" in my back pocket was bad for lots of reasons, I've been searching for the skinniest front pocket wallet out there.

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And the color of the year is ...

Published Jan. 16, 2014

Fashion fans and insiders, makeup artists and enthusiasts, design professionals and amateur aficionados, along with style experts and trend watchers alike, patiently await the announcement of Pantone's Color of the Year so they can gear their purchases and creations to an on-trend color scheme.

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Boutique B'Lou to move

Published Jan. 10, 2014

According to an employee, Boutique B'Lou will move from its present Wauwatosa location, 8853 W. North Ave., to the former Robertson's Ace Hardware space at 1417 Underwood Ave.

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Five favorites for fall

Published Sept. 24, 2013

I can no longer deny that autumn is really here. The equinox has passed and although oddly warm temperatures may be trying to fool summer-loving souls, the scenery of changing leaves and the certainty of chilly nights are shoving the reality of this season in my face. So, in the spirit of having a "polished finger on beauty, fashion, fitness and nutrition trends," here are my five favorites for fall.