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03.07.2014 | 41 days ago | Posted at 01:00 PM
By Kristina Byas
High school prom is an important event for many teenagers, but it can also be an expensive one. Created by the Gadzuric Foundation, the Cinderella Project MKE is doing its part to help offset that cost for some teens by helping young women in need of prom dresses.Teaming up with WGIRLS Milwaukee, the Cinderella Project MKE will collect and distribute donated prom dresses to young women in need aro...
Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Novelist Alex Gilvarry fashions a winning satire

From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant (Viking Adult) is Alex Gilvarry's fictional indictment of Homeland Security's post-9/11 paranoia. The book's hero, Boyet...
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Thanks to do-it-yourself (DIY) fashion, runway looks have become much more affordable. DIY style has gained widespread acclaim in recent years, as countless blogs and websites have devoted themselves to teaching others how to cost-effectively...
Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Bert Kessler is celebrating the third anniversary of his clothing company, NEWD, by kicking it into a higher gear. His lines of high-quality cotton basics feel as comfortable as your own skin and have been quickly expanding since Kessler began dedicating 100% of his time to the business...
Friday, Jan. 22, 2010
One commitment that comes with ringing in a new year is the resolution. Often associated with dropping the pounds or eating better, I propose a glamorous goal: why not consider setting a fashion-oriented new year’s resolution by cleaning out the bad fashion in your closet? Besides, feeling better in your clothing helps your self-esteem and being healthy will follow naturally...
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009
Roses seem to be popping up everywhere. The winter rose stands out in full bloom this year, while rose buds do not seem to be as popular. In fashion, the bigger the rose, the more dramatic and the more in it is. It’s nothing new. Back in the 1920s, flapper dress wearers also wore headbands with large rose or flower embellishments. Throughout...
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...

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