Having a child is, without question, costly. You can spend thousands of dollars on strollers, clothing, and toys. What do you do with it once they’ve outgrown it? Shannon Wilburn, co-owner of Just Between Friends, says de-clutter your house and get some cash in your pocket!
Floral prints are trending this spring, but wearing too many floral designs can be a bit overwhelming. Mall of America
Trend Expert Sara Rogers shares some tips on how to wear it tastefully.
There are a lot of jeans out there, but not all of them fit your body. Finding the right pair for your body type can be tough and you may need more than just your best friend to help you out. That’s where and expert can step in. Fashionologie
in Edina is full of jeans for every body type – and they’ll help you figure out what you need!
If you’ve never been to Hopkins, you might be pleasantly surprised to find an abundance of locally owned restaurants and shops where you could have a day of fun. Food and Dining Editor for Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine, Stephanie March, has her picks for where to grab a bite to eat.
It’s Nurses Day today! In true Twin Cities Live fashion, we are celebrating by giving some deserving nurses a new look and taking them from scrubs – to sassy! The Makeover Guy, Christopher Hopkins is just the man to pamper these women!
What’s the difference between wearing clothes and wearing an outfit? Marie Denicola, founder of Mainstream Boutique
, says it’s the accessories! She shows us how to build an outfit all around the accessory.
La Vie Boutique
is getting ready for the Grand Re-Opening this weekend and Elizabeth will be out there to help them celebrate. She headed over to get a little tour and checked out spring trends in handbags, accessories and Pandora jewelry.
Mall of America trend expert, Sara Rogers, is giving us a fresh take on color wearing the same color from head to toe. It’s called the monochromatic look and she is showing us how to do it right.
Sometimes all it takes is a pretty scarf to add the finishing touch to an outfit. But knowing how to tie it isn’t always the easiest and it doesn’t always turn out the way you’d like. We called in Jodi Mayers from Corset Styling
to show us some ways to tie scarves and what necklines it goes with.
Gone are the puffy sleeves and taffeta in bridesmaid dresses and now you really are seeing the dresses get worn after the big day. Editor of Minneapolis St. Paul Weddings
, Emily Howald, is here with the newest trend in bridesmaid dresses.
Traveling through airports isn’t always the most fun, but Minneapolis St. Paul Airport is anything but boring. In fact, it might even be worth getting there early to enjoy it. According to Fox Business.com it’s one of the seven best cities for having a layover and Emily shows us why.
It’s been called the “fearless fashion trend of 2013 – the retro polka dot.” Mall of America Trend Expert, Sara Rogers shows us how to make the trend age appropriate.
It’s time to put away the boots and pull out the strappy wedges and bring on the color! Mainstream Boutique
shows us how you can take one simple outfit and put a little spring in its step.
Closets can be a source of anxiety for some, especially if you aren’t diligent about maintaining it throughout the year. Spring is the perfect time to get your closet in order. Jodi Mayers from Corset Styling
in Edina shares her tips for organizing, navigating, and reinventing your closet.
The jean shirt was popular when big bangs were in. Luckily big bangs are out – but the jean shirt or now called the chambray shirt – never really went out of style. Mall of America trend expert Sara Rogers shows us how the trend has definitely changed and how to make the chambray work.
Wearing stripes and texture can sometimes be a fashion challenge. Monica Escamilla from Ming Wang Knits
shows us how to mix those elements with classic pieces for spring and beyond.
She made a career of creating looks for characters to help reinforce their personalities. Mandi Line is now the Costume Designer for ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars". Mandi shares with us what all the young ladies will wear this year at the prom.
You probably don't think of wearing flip flops when there's snow and ice on the ground, but this time of year is a good time to buy. Emily takes us to Flips at Mall of America to give us a taste of summer.
It started as a college assignment with the goal to stimulate new ideas and get students at St. Thomas to start their own business. Two guys in the class succeeded above and beyond anyone's expectations, including their own. They have proven that something as simple as a warm hat can warm the hearts of people all over the country.
A mom always put her kids first, but when it comes to fashion, she can't forget about herself. Owner of Corset
in Edina, Jodi Mayers, has some cute mom/kid fashions just in time for spring.
Yesterday, Ken Barlow told us that it’s officially Meterological Spring and that’s reason enough to start updating your wardrobe! Founder of Mainstream Boutique
, Marie Denicola, is here with what you need to update the essentials in your closet for spring.
Former Project Runway Contestant, Christopher Straub shows us that mixing fashion with interior design is pretty simple. Christopher partnered with Che Bella Interiors
, the Official Lifestyle Stage Designer of 2013 at the Home & Garden Show. This year’s design focuses on how to take ideas and inspiration from your favorite looks and translate them into your home.
It’s easy to come up with ideas to spend a day out on Grand Avenue, for example. But there are places in a lot of neighborhoods that are great places to go. Food Editor of Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine, Stephanie March, has her favorite places for refreshments and Allison Kaplan the Style Editor for Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine, gives us her picks for some of her favorite boutiques to check out in Eden Prairie.
When planning for your big day, there are so many things to remember and take care of. Wedding trends come and go. Gretchen Culver, owner of Rocket Science Weddings & Events, is here with what you will see this year.
Tonight is the night to put away the sweat pants and pull out the lingerie. Mall of America Trend Expert, Sara Rogers, is here showing off the steamy fashion.
Christopher Straub’s new spring collection will probably satisfy your love of fashion and for sweets because the collection is inspired by candy. It’s all about a Journey Through a Couture Candy Store – and he’s giving us a sneak peak.
When acts come to perform at the Xcel Energy Center, the Xcel gives them a thank you gift unique to them. As a thank you to Lady Gaga, the Xcel reached out to an Egan Native to design a pair of shoes just for her. Owner of Hourglass Footwear
, Kira Bundlie, reveals the shoes she will be presenting to her.
Could you send your man out to get your jewelry without helping him? Pandora thinks that their pieces are so personalized that even your man will know what you want. Brandi Ramberg, the Store Manager from Pandora
, is showing off the pieces that Elizabeth’s fiancé, Jay, picked out for her and what Keri Noble’s husband, Mike, picked out for her.
It’s National Go Red Day where millions of people are wearing red and committing to the fight against heart disease. Macy’s has joined in the effort and Macy’s Personal Shopping Manager, Jennifer Horan, is here showing us how.
All you have to do is look around your home for a little inspiration on updating your wardrobe for spring. Marie Denicola from Mainstream Boutique shows us how its done.
It’s hard to ignore all the spring fashions hitting the stores, but Jodi Mayers from Corset Boutique and Personal Styling Studio
says to stop by the sale racks first because you can get deals on clothes for the entire year.
It would sure be nice to see a little spring in the forecast – but you sure aren’t going to see that outside. So Primp Boutique is bringing us a preview of spring with some of their hottest trends for spring.
Magazine is looking for their cover cutie for their February issue and we have the five finalists! Mall of America Trend Expert, Sara Rogers has matched those cute faces with some pretty cute outfits!
You can find some hip and cool stores in the Uptown area. Emily found a new store there called Bobiam – and all of its merchandise is designed by kids.
Style Editor of Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine and host of the Shop Girls on myTalk 107.1, Allison Kaplan, says that January is typically a month where many retail stores close their doors. Allison has some new stores that are opening their doors instead to tell us about!
Trying a new product is a big commitment, especially if you are among the people who hate to waste anything. Trying out a new product risks the possibility of hating it and having to use it anyway.
Going shopping is a past time for many but it can get out of hand for some and they end up spending way more than they intended. We challenged Mall of America trend expert, Sara Rogers, to find outfits from head to toe for under $100. She definitely proved it can be done!
Patrick Hammer is known around the station as a man of fashion – always one to keep up with the trends. We even caught him trying out the newest trend in men’s fashion…meggings!
Pantone, the world renowned authority on color has announced that emerald is taking the place of tangerine tango as 2013’s Color of the Year! Mall of America Trend Expert, Sara Rogers, shows off some looks showcasing the new color.
Mall of America celebrated their 20th Anniversary this year. We challenged their fashion expert to re-invent some of the popular trends from the 90’s. But we didn’t just stop with the clothes which is why this fashion segment is TCL Producer, Maggie Sliter’s favorite.
If you want to look festive for the holidays but still be casual, Marie Denicola from Mainstream Boutique says it’s all about the top you choose.
Every day in Elizabeth’s Closet, she shows you what she is wearing each day which includes her jewelry. Some times those pieces come from Pandora
. Brandi Ramberg from Pandora has some of Elizabeth’s favorite Pandora pieces.
Diamonds are a girl’s best friend – and might just be the perfect gift for your holiday shopping. Diamond Expert from Forevermark Diamond
, Adelaide Polk-Bauman has some insight when shopping for the perfect diamond.
If you’ve got a holiday party to go to, finding that perfect holiday outfit may just depend on finding the right shapewear. Macy’s
Personal Shopping Manager, Jennifer Horan, shows us three undergarments that help to smooth and slim.
Don’t know what to get the kids this year? Well here is a clue…the kids want toys! Creative Kidstuff
has unique and educational gift ideas for all the kids on your list.
The weather may have been mild lately – but watch out folks! Without a doubt the cold weather is coming. Jennifer Horan, Macy’s Personal Shopping Manager, is here with looks to keep the cold out!
Cyber Monday was a big day for online shopping. If you’re looking for some new places to shop inline this holiday season, Celebrity Stylist and Lifestyle Expert, Sara Shirley, has some suggestions.
It’s all about the family – and gifts that will make parents squeal with delight! Mommy Blogger, Melissa Saigh has gift ideas that will help make your family’s life just a little bit easier.
Emily is always looking for new, fun, and unique products. She’s our go-to person to test out those products that you see on TV to see if they really do what they promise. Naturally, she’s got some ideas for gifts that might just be a perfect fit for someone on your list.