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Warm-weather style with Indian Summer

Indian Summer is the "go-to" women’s boutique in the region with two convenient locations in New Buffalo, Mich. and Chesterton, Ind.

July 24, 2014 12:00 am

Behind the Scenes at Fashion on the Shore

Behind the Scenes at Fashion on the Shore

On May 9, hundreds of attendees got an up close and personal view of the latest in innovative fashions created by local designers at the third…

July 23, 2014 6:37 pm Video 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 ba…

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 …

July 22, 2014 3:43 pm Photos

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Local models strut their stuff at Fashion on the Shore 2014

Local models strut their stuff at Fashion on the Shore 2014

When it comes to a runway fashion show, the clothes aren’t the only thing on display.

July 21, 2014 6:30 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 — …

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 …

July 20, 2014 4:15 pm Photos

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Shore magazine's shopping directory

Shore magazine's shopping directory

From clothing to home décor to antiques, the fantastic shops and boutiques in the Shore area have something for everyone on your list. For a c…

July 17, 2014 12:00 am

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 deli…

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. Jo…

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 s…

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 emo…

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 s…

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…

June 28, 2014 5:43 pm Photos

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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 pie…

June 01, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

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Wicker Park and Bucktown: Discover good eats and unique boutiques in these Windy City neighborhoods

Wicker Park and Bucktown: Discover good eats and unique boutiques in these Windy City neighborhoods

While the Mag Mile, Millennium Park and Navy Pier never seem to get old, try somewhere new this summer while visiting Chicago and discover the…

May 19, 2014 9:00 am Photos

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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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Party on: New Year's Eve hair and makeup tips from the local experts

Party on: New Year's Eve hair and makeup tips from the local experts

For the fabulous holiday party of the year you want to be at your fabulous best, right?

December 29, 2013 7:30 am Photos

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Riah Advertorial

Whether you’re visiting for the first time or a loyal guest, the RIAH Salon experience will make anyone’s holiday season unforgettable

November 17, 2013 5:00 am

Anthony's Salon

When Jane Elliott arrives at Anthony's Salon in Valparaiso, Ind., she's living her dream of a career in hair care.

September 25, 2013 9:00 am

Indian Summer

Indian Summer

Indian Summer Boutiques in New Buffalo and Chesterton, owned by the stylishly creative and fashion discerning Elise Mauro, are the go-to cloth…

September 25, 2013 9:00 am

NBA's Dwyane Wade tied-up with new line of neckties launching in Chicago

NBA's Dwyane Wade tied-up with new line of neckties launching in Chicago

Dwyane Wade cut down his share of basketball knots, but now, he's making his own.

September 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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NBA's Dwayne Wade tied-up with new line of neckties launching in Chicago

NBA's Dwayne Wade tied-up with new line of neckties launching in Chicago

Dwayne Wade, the All-Star guard for the Miami Heat and Chicagoland native, announced his collaboration with the Chicago-based Tie Bar to creat…

September 09, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Preview of spring styles at NY Fashion Week

Preview of spring styles at NY Fashion Week

Previews of spring styles officially started Thursday at New York Fashion Week, but the crowd here always likes to get a jump on things, so th…

September 09, 2013 12:00 am

Colorful Kors delves further into world of beauty

Colorful Kors delves further into world of beauty

Michael Kors can't really be called just a fashion designer anymore. He's a full-fledged lifestyle brand, and that lifestyle is about to add c…

September 01, 2013 10:00 am

This fall is time to get excited about new pants

This fall is time to get excited about new pants

Pants are always popular, especially with real women and real lives to lead, but they rarely spark a lot of excitement. What can you do with t…

August 17, 2013 2:38 pm Photos

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Second Annual Fashion On The Shore: Local fashion students impress and inspire with stunning designs

Second Annual Fashion On The Shore: Local fashion students impress and inspire with stunning designs

We loved it so much last year that we just had to do it again. The second annual Fashion on the Shore (FOTS), a runway event, took place April 26.

August 13, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Favorite old T-shirts find new life as skirts

Favorite old T-shirts find new life as skirts

Remember that old REM concert T-shirt from 1989? Or the shirt from the 10K race where you set a personal best?

August 08, 2013 9:00 am Photos

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Swimsuit Modern: String to fringe, retro to cutouts and everything in between

Swimsuit Modern: String to fringe, retro to cutouts and everything in between

The itsy, bitty, teeny, weenie, yellow polka-dot bikini may still be the go-to for many when building a summer wardrobe, but this summer's tre…

August 05, 2013 3:00 pm Photos

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Kate applauded for not hiding new mommy tummy

Kate applauded for not hiding new mommy tummy

As Kate and William showed off the royal baby, what caught the eye of many women was not the new heir to the throne but the Duchess of Cambrid…

July 30, 2013 1:45 am

Indian Summer

Indian Summer

Indian Summer Boutiques in New Buffalo and Chesterton, owned by the stylishly creative and fashion discerning Elise Mauro, are the go-to cloth…

July 29, 2013 9:06 am

Anthony's Salon

When Jane Elliott arrives at Anthony’s Salon in Valparaiso, Ind., she’s living her dream of a career in hair care. The salon’s new stylist fro…

July 29, 2013 12:00 am

HIRSUTE OR NOT HIRSUTE: Men are shaving and coloring more as presentation matters

HIRSUTE OR NOT HIRSUTE: Men are shaving and coloring more as presentation matters

When it comes to grooming, most men fall somewhere between Grizzly Adams and Don Draper.

July 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Sew-It-Yourself Couture: Making my own clothes with the help of Pinterest and a 1967 sewing machine

Sew-It-Yourself Couture: Making my own clothes with the help of Pinterest and a 1967 sewing machine

It's no secret that handmade fashions and do it yourself couture are making a comeback.

July 28, 2013 11:15 am Photos

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Local sources: The handmade high-design $40 stainless steel comb

Local sources: The handmade high-design $40 stainless steel comb

Not all of today’s new business ideas are high-tech. At first glance, a company that makes only combs might seem as low-tech as it gets. But b…

July 28, 2013 10:30 am Photos

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