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Articles tagged with 'fashion'

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6 outfits for the holiday season in Milwaukee

Published Dec. 1, 2016

Whether you're planning a low-key stroll down Candy Cane Lane or a champagne-filled evening in a limousine en route to the Young Milwaukee Holiday Gala, we have six outfit ideas for you at every price point.

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A look at Black Diamond and Arc'teryx's seasonal hat offerings

Published Nov. 17, 2016

The unseasonable fall weather is great, but you know that the cold is coming. And that means it's time to look at personal insulation to keep your ears, head, and nose warm. Here are some winter hats and beanies that might be right up your alley.

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Trusted Kicks builds community one pair of shoes at a time

Published Nov. 6, 2016

Kicks. Sneakers. Shoes. Hip-hop. That's what's happening at Trusted Kicks, located at 532 N. Water St. We spoke with owner Rico Jones, a Milwaukee native, about his passions, his philosophies and his growing shoe store.

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This week in history: Milwaukee had important thoughts on the pantsuit

Published Nov. 5, 2016

With the election coming up next week, we're in the middle of a rather significant moment for the pantsuit in U.S. history. However, this isn't the first time pantsuits have been at the front of political discussion in early November - at least in Milwaukee.

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#JHFitTour is coming to Milwaukee

Published Sept. 8, 2016

This weekend and next week you'll have the chance to casually explore the custom fit clothing world of J. Hilburn as the brand brings its fashions to Milwaukee via the #JHFitTour at three local destinations.

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Old Milwaukee companies find new life thanks to Bygone Brand T-shirts

Published June 8, 2016

Even though Milwaukee brands like Boy Blue or Mrs. Howe's are no longer adorning our streets or our grocery store shelves, you might start seeing them around town a little more often. Or at least their classic logos, thanks to Bygone Brand's T-shirts.

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Sideline style: Ranking Wisconsin's best-dressed coaches

Published Jan. 26, 2016

After missing 15 games, fashionable Jason Kidd and his tieless suit look returned to the Bucks' bench on Tuesday. So what better time than now to rank the state's major-sport head coaches in sartorial excellence?

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Is wearing a bro tank at the gym still a thing?

Published Jan. 22, 2016

"Bro, do you even lift?" One of the fundamentally important questions of our time, it's one that guys who wear bro tanks don't have to worry about because the answer is obvious. But is it a trend? Is it cool? Does that matter?

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Nasett pursues life of fashion, creativity and love

Published Nov. 6, 2015

Bjorn Nasett is one of Milwaukee's most forward-thinking fashionistas. He works at Beauty Salon, as a consultant for Goodwill Industries, runs his own business called Fashion Farm Boy and returns to the stage tonight to perform in "Courage," a benefit for LGBTQ homeless youth.

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Local jewelry maker caught Steve Madden's eye

Published Oct. 2, 2015

Oconomowoc's Tammy Spice started beading jewelry when she was a little girl and she had no idea at the time it would morph into a lucrative career for her grown-up self.

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MilwaukeeHome expands into other cities

Published Sept. 9, 2015

MilwaukeeHome, the Milwaukee-inspired brand created by Melissa Thornton, has created a cool niche in Milwaukee. Now, the brand's going national as it's expanded into multiple markets as ourhomecity.com.

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Fashion designer wins Lindsay Heights business plan competition

Published Aug. 17, 2015

According to a report from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, Kelvin Haydon - a fashion designer and owner of KH Design - has won the first business plan competition sponsored by the North Avenue/Fond Du Lac Business Improvement District (Marketplace BID 32).

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Can Frank Kaminsky get you to shop JCPenney?

Published July 10, 2015

On the evening of the NBA Draft, Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky rocked a JCPenney suit that featured tanks sewed on the inside. Frank the Tank, get it? Now, he's starring in new commercials for the store.