Lighting a scented candle is one of the perfect ways to set the mood. Chrissy Taylor from Glade
shares some scents that make sense over the holidays and will conjure up some good memories.
For the men who normally wait until the last minute to shop for their lady at Christmas, R.F. Moeller
has you covered. Bryan Moeller explains how their Diamond Stud Program works.
Patti LaBelle teamed up with Walmart and created a Sweet Potatoe Pie. A video was made showing how big of a fan of the pie one guy was. After the video went viral, one pie per second sold for 72 hours straight. The pie became the most visited food item page on Walmart.com
and is now the second most searched food term on their website, second only to turkey.
It’s reported that around 70% of us will shop online at least once a month, especially around the holidays. But before you click “checkout” on your latest find, our friends from CouponCabin.com
want to save you some money.
A lot of us pay attention to what celebrities are wearing on the red carpet, but they’re taking cues from the runway and TCL’s stylist says we should be too. Owner of Corset Styling and Fashion Boutique
, Jodi Mayers, has hot trends to get through the Fall and Winter season.
There is a lot that goes into being a good host, but the one thing you may not think about is dressing the part! Melissa Hardin from Flaunt Accessories
in Minneapolis has affordable outfits to make you the hostess with the mostest.
The dropping temps don't have to keep you from working out - you just need the right gear! Fitness Expert Ali Holman from CoreCamper
shares a few of her finds.
It’s that time of year when kids and adults start to gather what they want for the Holidays. Wal-Mart has their Wish List where you can scan items in the store and create your list as you shop.
During this season of giving, the TCL staff are taking time to volunteer with non-profits looking for help. Arc’s Value Village
is a thrift store that supports The Arc Greater Twin Cities
, a Saint Paul-based organization supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
There is a difference between vintage jewelry and estate jewelry. Bryan Moeller from R.F. Moeller
stops by break it down.
It’s the time of year where people like to throw parties, but being a host can be stressful. A Roseville family asked for help to impress their guests at their annual card party. Kelli shows us how our friends at IKEA helped the McNeal family party like an IKEA star.
Wearing denim with more denim, on top of denim, can have some pretty disastrous results. TCL Stylist and owner of Corset Styling & Fashion Boutique
, Jodi Mayers, shows us how to pull this trend off the right way.
James Bond movies usually involve action, exotic locations, and, of course, a man in a dapper suit. James Bond – the man in the dapper suit – surrounds himself with high fashion ladies. Mall of America’s Christopher Straub shows us some looks that will help you tap into your “inner Bond”.
It’s just a matter of time before you hear all the Christmas music playing as soon as you walk into the stores. Mpls.St.Paul Magazine’s shopping editor, Allison Kaplan, says now is the time to get started on your shopping! She shares her tips for holiday shopping.
Keeping up with the latest and greatest in baby gear is tough. Things are always changing and there is a new “must-have” every month it seems. Jamie Grayson, a.k.a. The Baby Guy, is in the know when it comes to the hottest baby gear.
When it comes to the movies, the Academy Awards is the biggest award show. You can bet that the celebs who attend are walking away with a swag bag full of awesome gifts. Kelli Hanson (otherwise known as “Oscar”) has swag bag worthy gifts!
What started out as a school project has turned into a career for Spencer Johnson. Spencer is the founder of the good company, Sota Clothing
. The clothing company is based on his affection for the great state of Minnesota.
Kelli Hanson has come across some items that she says you just “gotta have” for fall!
Instead of having a jewelry box filled with options, you can buy one key piece that turns into two. Bryan Moeller from R.F. Moeller
shows us some watches, earrings, and a necklace that creates different looks with minimal change.
The host of the United Flight of Fashion fashion show gives us a preview of their sixth annual event.
When you are headed out to a concert, there is a certain look you want to achieve. After all, you want to look good and fit the part! Hair Stylist Kati Giles and Make-Up Artist Julie Martin from New Reflections Salon
show us how its done and Sara Rogers from Mall of America helps out with the fashions.
There is a big sale going on right now at Minneapolis St. Paul Airport – but it’s not on airfare. While it may not be the first place that you think of for shopping, you might just want to head out there for some big savings. Emily is there checking out the shopping deals.
Tunics are long, loose fitting shirts that cover the hips and are for all seasons. These tops are comfortable, allow you to move freely, keep you cool and are forgiving on a variety of body types. The key with any tunic is to create visual balance. Jodi Mayers, owner of Corset Styling & Fashion Boutique
, shows us ways to make the look work.
There is nothing cuter than getting the kids all dressed up for the holidays. What is tough is convincing yourself to spend the money on those outfits that they will probably wear once.
If you have a kids coat hanging in your closet but too small for your kid to wear, donate it! The Salvation Army’s Coats for Kids
can find that jacket a new home. Kelli Hanson shows off some coats that are perfect for keeping the kids warm in style.
Blanket scarfs are a huge tend this fall season, and they do have a different fit and style than what your typical size scarf would have. This is a fun seasonal trend to get into because it's affordable and a low commitment for your wardrobe as opposed to a jacket, or larger ticket items. Lindsey Froemming from Fashion Fix
shows us a few ways to make it work.
Twin Cities Live and Weddings by Funjet
are giving one couple a dream wedding in Mexico in our Marriage in Mexico contest
! Fashion and Travel expert, Laura Schara fills us in on the details of the wedding – plus she shows us some dresses that would be perfect for the bride.
Shoppers across the Twin Cities are having a big week! Nordstrom will be opening the doors of their newest store at Ridgedale Center. Kelli Hanson takes us inside Nordstrom’s second Twin Cities location.
The guys might not care as much about what he wears on his feet – but the women sure do! According to men’s footwear brand, Allen Edmonds, 64% of women judge a man’s fashion sense based on his shoes. Mall of America trend expert, Sara Rogers, says that this fall it is all about the boots for the guys!
Yellow gold started falling out of favor in the early 2000’s. Suddenly it was all about white gold, silver and platinum. Yellow gold is back and its one of the hottest trends in jewelry right now. Gold expert from R.F. Moeller
, Bryan Moeller, shows off some looks.
The ABC hit show, Nashville, makes its big return on TV and we are doing a little celebrating by going country! Fringe is a fashion staple in the country world and it’s now making its way into the fashion world! Mall of America’s Christopher Straub shows us how to make fringe work every day.
The most versatile trend according to Glamour Magazine is the suede skirt. Renee Lawler from Twin Cities Premium Outlets
shows us different ways to wear suede.
The creator of Happy Shoe Day
and TCL Producer, Maggie Winter, knows a thing or two about shoes. Let’s just say shoes are a passion of hers. Maggie shows us what you should be shopping for this fall and she says, it’s all about comfort.
On game day, support your team but look good too! Owners of Wild Ruffle
, Cate Mezyk and Tammy Hiveley, show how to take that team t-shirt or sweatshirt and make it comfy and stylish.
There is a very special event happening this Saturday the 19th at Corset Styling – it’s their annual Nite of Fall Fashions, benefiting the Emily Program Foundation. Our TCL/Hubbard family has been involved the past 2 years, but will have an even greater presence this year. 5 Eyewitness News Anchors, Chris Egert, Leah McLean and Brandi Powell, as well as Colleen Lindstrom from MyTALK 107.1 and Amy James from K102 will all be modeling along with some of Corset Styling’s fabulous clients. Elizabeth will be co-emceeing with Jodi and Jodi’s here today to give us a sneak peak of some of the fabulous Fall fashions that they’ll be showcasing for both men and women.
The days of leaving the house in the morning without a jacket are quickly coming to an end. Mall of America’s Style Expert, Christopher Straub, has outerwear ideas that will take you into fall.
Models will be walking the runway in styles from the hottest Twin Cities boutiques on Thursday, September 10th
for Fashionopolis. Mpls.St.Paul Magazine's
Fashionopolis will highlight the fall fashion trends that you’ll be seeing. Mpls.St.Paul Magazine’s Senior Style & Shopping Editor, Alison Kaplan, gives us a sample.
From the International Bazaar to the West End Market to the Grandstand, you can buy just about anything at the Minnesota State Fair. Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine
shopping editor Ali Kaplan shares a few of her favorite shops whose goods are actually upcycled.
When you’re walking around the fair, one of the things you’ll see plenty of are fanny packs. Louise Kurzeka from AAA Travel Store
says you need a fanny pack and a few other things to survive the fair!
Shopping for the school season can put a big dent in your wallet. Sara Rogers, Trend Expert from Mall of America, shows us several first day outfits, complete for under $100.
When Mary Lauer had twins twenty five years ago, she started designing and making clothing and accessories for them. Today, you can find her products all over the world. Oh Baby
has multiple locations, including a wholesale business. Her products are being sold in over 700 other stores and her designs have caught the eye of Niemen Marcus, Nordstrom, and other big name retailers.
Open up any fashion magazine and you’ll see notice a trend when it comes to jewelry. Wrist parties, otherwise known as stacking your bracelets, are all the rage. Bryan Moeller from R.F. Moeller
shows us how to get the look right.
The stores of Twin Cities Premium Outlets are celebrating their one year anniversary. The stores are offering specials on top of their already great deals to celebrate. Emily takes us to G.H. Bass to check them out.
When you finally find that one piece of clothing that you really love, it’s easy to wear the thing out! Eventually, it begins to feel like it’s the only thing you have to wear! Jodi Mayers form Corset Styling & Fashion Boutique
shows us three totally different ways to wear one piece of clothing – to make it feel completely brand new!
The big birthday party celebration at Twin Cities Premium Outlet is gearing up. You’ll find some good deals and some awesome fashion.
Wearing yoga pants and workout gear is always comfortable. But the look is also pulled together and it’s cute! Emily checks out Lucy at Twin Cities Premium Outlets in Eagan.
Twin Cities Premium Outlets is turning one which means you can score some major discounts on top of the already discounted items. Emily checks out Eddie Bauer to see what she can save big on.
The new fall fashions are out. Emily heads to The Limited at Twin Cities Premium Outlets to see some of the latest looks.
You’ll be seeing a lot of new looks in outerwear come autumn. Emily takes us to Wilson's Leather in Twin Cities Premium Outlet to show us some of the cool new fall looks for both guys and gals.
Everyone loves a deal! Emily takes us into Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th at Twin Cities Premium Outlets that has over 800 designer brands with up to 70% off!