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Tuesday, June 12, 2012
In December 2011 Craig Kasten opened Mobocracy, a vintage clothing and organic products store. The store's name, Mobocracy, means “ruled by the people.” “It's like democracy, but with more anarchy,” Kasten jokes. The store brings some...
Monday, Jan. 25, 2010
Spurred on by economic conditions, technological advancements and social media, the T-shirt is as omnipresent as ever. After coming into its own in the late ’60s, the one-time undergarment is now a wardrobe staple—and this fashion trend shows no signs of fading. For Peter...
Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009
People from around the city came out to enjoy previews of fall and winter fashion, mini makeovers, apothecary samples, free body glitter, fashion giveaways, facials, displays of theatrical costumes, latest hair trends, personal shopping services and proceeds donated to charities...
Friday, Aug. 21, 2009
Do you see a lot of clothing in your wardrobe that are solids or separates but don't know how to create a cool outfit from them? With a little attitude change you can, for the most part, wear the same outfit to work or play. Switch a necklace or a belt and it looks like a new outfit. This may seem so simple, but perhaps our Midwestern upbringing sometimes gets in the way. You would be amazed at how many people don't feel comfortable...
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009
On my recent trip to Miami, the resurgence of glitz, glimmer and metallics could be seen as I strolled up and down Ocean Boulevard and Collins Avenue, where the top designer boutiques can be found in SouthBeach. These trends were already seen there a few years ago but really hit the Midwest only in the last year...
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008

Organic Clothing for the Masses

If the idea of organic clothing gives you visions of shapeless hemp sacks worn by granola-munching hippies, it's time to go shopping. These days, organic duds are not only good for the environment, they actually look good, which puts the "fashion" back in earth-friendly fashions. What's more, the green clothing world now offers an array of fabrics, from the softest bamboo to the silkiest soy, which helps not just in the style department but feels comfortable as well. Organic cotton has made it big, for sure-you can find an organic onesie for your baby at Whole Foods, Target, and (close your eyes, this one hurts . . .

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