Maxi Dresses  

The maxi dress has become the “go-to” outfit for many women this summer.  Throw it on and add some flip flops and you’re done!  Jodi Mayers from Corset Styling & Fashion Boutique shows us how easy it is to bump that dress up a notch for a more dressed up look.

Just Gotta Have it: Beach Day  

If you plan to be around water this weekend, lounging on the beach or heading to the cabin, TCL producer Kelli Hanson found some products you “Just Gotta Have!”

Retro Swimsuits  

Vintage-inspired swim suits are a hot summer trend, but they can make you feel dated when you're out at the pool. Owner of Nani Nalu Beachwear Boutique, Jennifer Cermak, stopped by with some options and tricks to keep your swimsuit trendy and cute.

Birthstones and Colored Gems  

R. F. Moeller Jewelers told us how to incorporate colored gems and birthstones into more than just your old class rings. The gems are a perfect way to personalize a gift for any occasion. 

Summer Maternity Clothes  

Being pregnant during the hot summer months can be tough so we asked our trend expert Sara Rogers at Mall of America what to do for a cool summer maternity style. 

Savers Family Shopping  

We sent trend spotter Katie Welch Len to Savers in Woodbury to outfit a family of four from head to toe for less than $100. Once again, we were wowed by the great finds at Savers! 

42 To Say I Do Dress Shopping  

Mollie, our 42 To Say I Do wedding contest winner, and her bridesmaids visited Flutter Boutique to try on a few different dress options for the big day!  From wedding dresses, to bridesmaids and mother of the bride gowns, it's a lot for the ladies to consider!

Wedding or Baby Shower Gifts   Back To Top

Whether it’s a wedding shower or a baby shower that you need to pick out a gift for, our experts can help you pick out the perfect one.

Wedding Day Suits   Back To Top

The owner of Heimie's Haberdashery, Anthony Andler, sets our 42 To Say I Do groom, Sam Schellinger, with a few suit options to choose from for his big day. 

Watches for Father’s Day   Back To Top

Not all watches are created equal.  RF Moeller has a watch just perfect for the kind of dad you have in your life.  Bryan Moeller shows us what fits for the classic dad, the high style dad, and the sporty dad. 

Summer Flip Flops   Back To Top

We can finally throw on flip flops and put away those boots.  Shelley Lawrence from Schuler Shoes shows us what kind you should be wearing if you want the right kind of support from them.

A Day Out in Wayzata   Back To Top

The city of Wayzata is a hot spot in the Twin Cities for a one-stop place to get some shopping and dining in.  Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine Food Editor Stephanie March and the Shopping Editor Ali Kaplan give us their picks for dining and shopping.

The Rules for Wearing White   Back To Top

The “rule” about wearing white only between Memorial Day and Labor Day dates way back to the early 1900s.  There are theories that it came about for many reasons some representing status or class, some functional and others seasonal.  Jodi Mayers from Corset Styling & Fashion Boutique says, “. . . don’t let people put you in a box when it comes to fashion. Wear what you want, when you want .”  Jodi shares her tips for wearing it white well. 

Summer Fashions from a Fashion Truck   Back To Top

The Flaunt Accessories Fashion Truck is literally a store on  wheels. It’s filled with dresses, tops, shoes and all the accessories you’ll ever need. 

Sun Protective Clothing   Back To Top

Lotion isn’t the only way to protect your skin from the sun.  Some clothing lines are offering clothes that not only have sun protection in them but are stylish too.

Countess LuAnn de Lesseps   Back To Top

The Real Housewives of New York City first introduced us to LuAnn de Lesseps.  She is the Countess with pristine etiquette and eloquence.  LuAnn is a reality star, an author, and a singer.  Now she has a new role as a fashion designer.  Her line, Countess Collection launches on ShopHQ on May 17th

Jean Jackets   Back To Top

Denim jackets have been a staple in fashion for years.   Originally the jackets were created for the workplace and were a part of the overall outfit that was rugged and durable, helping to keep parts of the body safe.  They became a serious part of fashion in the early 1900’s and continue to be an important part of fashion today.  Companies use multiple colors to create different styles, and use different levels of distress to create various looks.

Tricky Trends   Back To Top

If you want to freshen up your look, you might want to grab the hot trends you see out there.  But wait says our fashion expert, Laura Schara.  Some of the trends we are seeing are what are called “tricky” and Laura says are tough to wear.  She’s here to show us how to pull off the looks.

Jewelry for Mother’s Day   Back To Top

Mark Moeller, owner of RF Moeller, is showing us some of their newest ideas of what to get your mom for Mother’s Day.   

Mother/Daughter Looks   Back To Top

In honor of Mother’s Day, it’s always fun to have coordinating outfits with your mom.  Jodi Mayers with Corset Styling and Fashion Boutique shows a few examples of stylish ways to pull of mother/daughter looks.

Crop Top Fashions   Back To Top

The idea that crop tops are back in a big way has a lot of women pretty scared.  Maybe it’s a trend that not everyone can pull off but you might be surprised how the look is being pulled off.  Mall of America Trend Expert, Sara Rogers, shows us how to make the look work.

Earth Day Fashions   Back To Top

Earth Day was founded 44 years ago by US Senator Gaylord Nelson.  In 1990, the United Nations re-named it Mother Earth Day and it became a global holiday.  Owner of Corset Styling & Fashion Boutique, Jodi Mayers, is here with some Mother Nature approved clothing and accessories in honor of the holiday. 

48th and Chicago Neighborhood   Back To Top

Just blocks from 35W in South Minneapolis is the perfect place to spend the day with the girls.  The intersection of 48th and Chicago is where you’ll find a modern main street with an abundance of shops and restaurants.

Easter Fashions   Back To Top

The fashions usually come out for the Easter holiday.  It is a time that a person will shop specifically for an outfit for.  Mall of America trend specialist, Sara Rogers, shows us some Easter fashions for the entire family.

To Tommy from Zooey   Back To Top

Actress and singer Zooey Deschanel has teamed up with famous clothing designer, Tommy Hilfiger.  Her new fashion line, To Tommy from Zooey, launches today, April 15th.  Paul Anthony from Macy’s is here with some of the looks.

Spring Fashions   Back To Top

Spring in Minnesota.  One day it’s 75 degrees and the next day it’s 40 degrees.  The fluctuating temperatures can really mess with your wardrobe.  Style expert, Jen Scheffler is here with her spring trend favorites that, she says, will weather the storm.

Stylish Spring Shoes   Back To Top

Flip flop season may still be a ways off but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be getting your summer shoes ready!  Schuler Shoes General Manager Jim Dament shows us the stylish and comfortable styles they have waiting for you! 

Layering for Spring   Back To Top

With the spring weather in Minnesota, we are never really sure what we’ll get.  So the key to picking out your wardrobe is layering says co-owner of Indulge Boutique, Laurie Nierengarten. 

Spring Jewelry Staples   Back To Top

The spring must haves are out and it’s time to build your spring wardrobes.  Jewelry Designer, Jen Scheffler, says an outfit isn’t an outfit without the right jewelry though!  She shows us a few of the key pieces from her line Realia by Jen.

Fashion Delivery   Back To Top

If you love all the new fashions but hate the idea of going out and shopping for it, we’ve got the answer for you!  Corset Styling & Fashion Boutique in Edina does it all for you.  It’s like having your very own stylist without ever having to step in the store.

Flower Show Fashion Show   Back To Top

If you are too impatient to wait for the spring flowers, head over to Macy’s in downtown Minneapolis.  Macy’s Annual Flower Show opens to the public on Sunday, March 23rd.  The theme, The Secret Garden, is all about lush landscapes, rich colors and over the top presentations from the best floral designers. 

Spring Trend Must Haves   Back To Top

The first day of spring has many thinking about their spring wardrobes.  If you are itching to put away the winter wear and bring out your clothes for spring, Jodi Mayers from Corset Styling and Fashion Boutique is here to get you started.  She has the must-have’s for spring and how to wear them.

Size 14 and Up Store Picks   Back To Top

A lot of big name stores, even department stores, are now carrying outfits for women of all sizes. Most recently, Abercrombie and Fitch said they will sell plus sizes online. Mall of America Trend Expert Sara Rogers works with women of all shapes and sizes to help them look great. She joined us to share her store picks for sizes 14 and up.  

Something New from Something Old   Back To Top

After the wedding is all said and done, then what?  You'll probably have your wedding dress cleaned and then preserved with the hope that someday your daughter will walk down the aisle in it, right?  The likelihood is by that time fashions will change and your daughter will have nothing to do with wearing that outdated garment.

Pairing Sweaters with Skirts   Back To Top

Despite all the cold temperatures, spring will arrive eventually. It might be warm enough to wear a skirt, but it might need to be paired with something warmer. Owner of Mainstream Boutique, Marie DeNicola, shares her tricks on making them work together. 

Perfect Jeans for Under $50   Back To Top

When you need a new pair of jeans, going shopping and trying on jeans can be as traumatic as trying on swimming suits!  When you finally find a pair that fit, you buy several – even if they are expensive!  Trend expert from Mall of America, Sara Rogers, says that doesn’t have to be the case.  There’s a great pair of jeans out there for all body types for under $50.

Peter Pilotto’s Fashions   Back To Top

Peter Pilotto launched his new collection for Target and it’s become the fasted selling collaboration yet.  The collection is bright and daring and wearing it could be tricky.  Fashion expert Jen Scheffler shows us how to pull off the look by pulling in a few more pieces.

National Wear Red Day   Back To Top

Women are wearing red today in honor of National Wear Red Day.  The color symbolizes the fight against heart disease, the number one killer of women.  Macy’s is a huge supporter of the movement, helping to raise money for the cause.  Macy’s Personal Shopping Manager, Megan Ebert, explains how you can help.

Dress Trends for Spring   Back To Top

If you are already looking ahead to spring and making room in your closets for the new trends in dresses, Laurie Nierengarten, co-owner of Indulge Boutique, is here to help!  Hang on to those maxi dresses because those are here to stay! 

3 Outfits – 3 Ways   Back To Top

If you are tired of wearing the same sweater over and over this winter, Marie Denicola from Mainstream Boutique has the answer.  She shows us how to wear one outfit, three different ways.this winter, Marie Denicola from Mainstream Boutique has the answer.  She shows us how to wear one outfit, three different ways.   

Dressing 10 Years Younger   Back To Top

Many women wish they could turn back the clock and look ten years younger.  But when it comes to style, fashion expert and jewelry designer, Jen Scheffler, says it shouldn’t be about looking younger.  It should be about looking current.

Hybrid Dresses   Back To Top

Every year, the red carpet brings out new fashions at the awards shows.  This year the new look comes from the Golden Globes and was worn by Julia Roberts.  She paired a white oxford shirt with a black strapless Dolce and Gabbana gown – and it’s called the “Hybrid Dress”.  Mall of America trend expert, Sara Rogers shows us how to pull the look off the right way.

Radiant Orchid: Color of the Year   Back To Top

The global color authority, Pantone, named Radiant Orchid the color of the year for 2014.  That means you will be seeing it in fashion everywhere!  Mall of America Trend Expert, Sara Rogers shows us how it’s already showing up in the stores.

Looking Cute in Boots   Back To Top

A big part of the winter wardrobe these days are your winter boots.  When you are running errands like going to the mall, there are times where you just can’t swap out those boots for cute shoes.  Fashion expert, Marie Denicola, from Mainstream Boutique, shows us how to make those winter boots work. 

Bring Spring to Your Fashions   Back To Top

Just because it’s cold outside, doesn’t mean you can’t add some spring to your outfits!  Jodi Mayers from Corset Styling & Fashion Boutique, shows us how. 

Thrift Store Personal Shopper   Back To Top

Twin Cities Live Kitchen Star was so excited to tell us about her experience using a free personal shopper at Arc Value Village Thrift Store.  It sounded so great we had to send our producer, Kelli Hanson, to check it out.

New Year – Big Deals!   Back To Top

With the holidays over, stores around town are slashing their prices – a lot.  Some of them are taking up to 75% off!  Style Editor of Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine, Alison Kaplan has a few spots you might want to check out before the deals are gone.

Holiday Party Outfits   Back To Top

The plans are aplenty this time of year!  Holiday events and gatherings are endless.  CEO and founder of Mainstream Boutique, Marie Denicola, has some suggestions on what to wear this busy time of year. 

New Years Eve Glitz   Back To Top

Before we know it, Christmas will be over and we’ll be ringing in the New Year!  If you want to ring it in in style, you don’t need to go out and buy a whole new outfit.  Jewelry Designer, Jen Scheffler, shows us how by just adding in jewelry to make it pop is all you need!  Jen has New Years Eve statement pieces that will do the trick.

Hot Gifts for Moms-to-Be   Back To Top

If you are – or you know of – a soon to be mom, she probably has a lot of things on her Christmas list for that bundle of joy she’s waiting on.  Katie Blozis, from Bump Club Twin Cities, shows off some of the hottest gifts that she says should be on that list!