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Refashionista makes clothes from castoffs

Refashionista makes clothes from castoffs

For Jillian Owens, some of her passion for fashion was motivated by a desire for new garments without the creation of more waste. And, she says openly on her blog, "I was also quite broke and couldn't afford new clothes."

July 27, 2014 5:59 pm Photos

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Era of Consignment: Looking great with a style all your own

Era of Consignment: Looking great with a style all your own

You know The Look. Two women walk by and you hear one murmur, “fabulous dress” as she turns to eye your outfit. You swing your Michael Kors bag just a little and stride on.

July 23, 2014 3:22 pm Photos

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Natural Beauty: Organic and handmade cosmetics have a healthy effect on skin

Natural Beauty: Organic and handmade cosmetics have a healthy effect on skin

After visiting with a kiss-happy grandmother, a Highland mother was left wondering if it was the lipstick worn by the grandmother that caused her then 6-month old daughter to break out in hives on her forehead.

July 22, 2014 3:43 pm Photos

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Westbrook: Basketballs and baskets of clothes

Westbrook: Basketballs and baskets of clothes

NEW YORK (AP) — Go shopping with powerhouse basketball player Russell Westbrook — whose colorful style has made headlines outside of sports — and you'll probably be surprised by his favorite section: the sale rack.

July 20, 2014 6:25 pm Photos

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Fashion on the Shore judges show their expertise

Fashion on the Shore judges show their expertise

“This is not a fluff fashion show,” Anna Russo Seiber, owner of the ARS Gallery/Arts & Culture Center, a not-for-profit art center in the historic Benton Harbor Arts District, says vehemently as she discusses her role as judge in the annu…

July 20, 2014 4:15 pm Photos

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Blowing In From The East: A man with very little hair and even less fashion sense considers the blowout bar

Blowing In From The East: A man with very little hair and even less fashion sense considers the blowout bar

True to their inherent nature, trends have a tendency to be fickle little things.

July 16, 2014 4:00 pm Photos

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Fashion on the Shore winner Erin Johnson's sweet inspiration

Fashion on the Shore winner Erin Johnson's sweet inspiration

Erin Johnson captured the top prize at Fashion on the Shore event by showing that stylish women can have their cake and wear it, too. Her deliciously fashionable dresses were inspired by some of the cakes served at a coffeehouse where the Wes…

July 15, 2014 4:07 pm Photos

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Schools give students a solid foundation in fashion

Fashion on the Shore, which was held at the beginning of May at the Heritage Museum and Cultural Center, a stately building in downtown St. Joseph, was created to spotlight the works of student designers and showing the attendees what these e…

July 14, 2014 4:10 pm

Fashion on the Shore designers showcase local talent

Fashion on the Shore designers showcase local talent

It’s been said that the third time is the charm and this year we have to agree: the third annual Fashion on the Shore [FOTS], a runway event showcasing the top student designers from the Lake Michigan area, was absolutely charming. This year,…

July 14, 2014 4:10 pm Video Photos

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Martha Cares saves pets one sculpture at a time

Martha Cares saves pets one sculpture at a time

When Peachy, her beloved Lhasa Apso, died after 16 years as a favored family member, it took almost a decade before Martha Cares found the emotional courage to adopt another pet.

July 13, 2014 4:13 pm Photos

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Add zing to notebooks, store-bought or DIY

Add zing to notebooks, store-bought or DIY

Since kids have to tote these things to and fro every day, why not trade the standard-issue ones for something snazzy and personalized?

July 12, 2014 6:28 pm Photos

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Cork. It's not just for wine and bulletin boards

Cork. It's not just for wine and bulletin boards

Cork. It's not just for wine stoppers and bulletin boards anymore.

July 12, 2014 5:47 pm Photos

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Wedding fashions from 1800s to today featured

Wedding fashions from 1800s to today featured

Wedding dresses from the 19th century to the present day are featured in a new exhibit showcasing the changing styles of American brides.

July 06, 2014 5:11 pm Photos

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Questions trans people face, and their answers

Questions trans people face, and their answers

At a party, in a checkout line or out to dinner, transgender model Arisce Wanzer has this to say about routine, uncomfortable questions from strangers and acquaintances: "Why are you jumpin' into my underwear from the get-go?"

June 29, 2014 5:02 pm Photos

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The Limited teams up with 'Scandal' for collection

The Limited teams up with 'Scandal' for collection

Do you want to look like Olivia Pope? It's handled.

June 29, 2014 4:53 pm Photos

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Vuitton VIPs boil, Miyake make attire from bananas

Vuitton VIPs boil, Miyake make attire from bananas

PARIS (AP) — Louis Vuitton boiled celebrity guests in a sweltering greenhouse. Rick Owens caked models in chalk paint, while Issey Miyake made clothes from bananas.

June 28, 2014 5:43 pm Photos

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Can't buy me love? 5 engagement ring buying tips

Can't buy me love? 5 engagement ring buying tips

You're in love and ready to buy an engagement ring.

June 15, 2014 9:30 am

First lady's fashions raise question: Who pays?

First lady's fashions raise question: Who pays?

Michelle Obama's fashionable clothing has become something of a given in her five-plus years as first lady.

June 08, 2014 11:00 am Photos

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Chan Luu's leather-wrap bracelet is widely copied

Chan Luu's leather-wrap bracelet is widely copied

The bracelet is ubiquitous: Small gemstones or silver beads are woven with thread between two lengths of leather cording, and the finished piece wraps around the wrist three to five times.

June 01, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

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Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, May 29, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, May 29, 2014

James Neary release party Friday night at Acorn in Three Oaks followed by a Saturday dance party and the Heartland tour next weekend includes Johos farm.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

May 28, 2014 2:00 am

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, May 22, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, May 22, 2014

They said it couldn't be done, but The Already-Famous Inn at Harbor Shores has a spectacular opening night despite all skepticism.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

May 21, 2014 2:00 am Photos

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Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, May 15, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, May 15, 2014

Seven Starbucks in six days; the return of Varsha and other perfectly amazing moments in emerging fashion design this year in St. Joe and words of wisdom from David Gergen. --- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

May 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, May 8, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, May 8, 2014

Today is the last chance to buy your tickets in advance through our website at nwi.com/fashionontheshore for $25. Tickets can also be purchased today through the Heritage Museum in St. Joe Michigan. But if you wait to purchase them tomorrow n…

May 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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New Ann Taylor stores open in Chicago area

Fashion fans take note. Two Ann Taylor concept stores opened recently at Oakbrook Center in Oakbrook, Ill. and at Main Street Promenade in Naperville, Ill.

May 03, 2014 12:00 am

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, May 1, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, May 1, 2014

The beautiful people including our FOTS co-sponsor, Tourism Guru, SWMTC's Millicent Huminsky, Event Manager Extraordinaire Amy Zapal and Superstar Hostess Robin Van Dyke are the people who make it all happen next Friday.--- Pat Colander, Asso…

May 01, 2014 12:00 am Related

Region Weddings: Local experts break down the trends of this year's wedding season

Region Weddings: Local experts break down the trends of this year's wedding season

Mixing it up is what's trending for 2014 weddings, from decor to dresses to new families.

April 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Subscription sample boxes shake up beauty routines

Subscription sample boxes shake up beauty routines

It's a beauty product fan's dream: a monthly box sent to the door filled with samples of lip glosses, face creams, hair treatments and nail polishes.

April 13, 2014 8:30 am
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