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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...
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008

Milwaukee’s first Fashion Week

Glam, glitz and gold-bedazzled socialites: It's style, it's wearable art, it's Fashion Week in Milwaukee. Fashion Week is an international gala of white tents with crisp runways brimming with media, buyers, trade pundits, celebrities and designers. It brings to mind cities like New York, Milan, Paris and London. This fall, for the first time, Milwaukee is hosting its own Fashion Week, and, boy, is it a first. It's bringing fashion to Milwaukee and forcing the world to take notice.
Friday, July 25, 2008

Tonight @ MOCT - 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.

It’s gallery night. By now you know the drill: Galleries around the city, both large, small and utterly obscure, open their doors and feature special exhibitions and receptions. Coinciding with Gallery Night this quarter is Made in Milwaukee, an annual art and music event, held this year at Moct from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. Artists . . .