The concept of frustration,fatigue, sadness
March 2016

Banish Bags

Mar 2, 2016 Illyse Lane
If you’ve got dark circles or bags under your eyes, you probably don’t care if it’s due to genetics, lack of sleep or dehydrated skin. You probably just want them to go away. While the old […]
December 2015 / January 2016

Handcrafted Brackish Bow Ties

Nov 30, 2015 Illyse Lane
When local celebrity Mimi Wheeler, mid-day music director for country music station B93.9, marries her fiancé, Foster Nichols, on December 12, Nichols, his groomsmen, his father and Wheeler’s father will join the ranks of many […]
Plaid shoe
November 2015

Mad for Plaid

Oct 28, 2015 Illyse Lane
Plaid is everywhere and on everything. Want to get in on the fun?  Just add one item to your look. Our faves:
Dr. Danielle Tart
November 2015

Using Online Stylists

Oct 28, 2015 Illyse Lane
Like so many women, Dr. Danielle Tart is busy, juggling the roles of mother, wife and dentist  (she’s a partner in Triangle Dentistry). Like so many women pushed for time, shopping became a drudgery. Online […]
Close up of woman's eyelashes
November 2015

Test Drive: Lash Primer

Oct 28, 2015 Illyse Lane
Lash primers promise to give mascara a boost, helping lashes look longer and thicker, while also conditioning and nourishing. Other claims: clump-free application and all-day wear.  Our staff put three popular brands to the test. […]
Brown Boots
November 2015

Tall Boots for Winter

Oct 28, 2015 Illyse Lane
Boots: the perfect complement to skinny jeans, leggings and skirts. Put a pair of boots on, and bring out your true fashionista. Left to right: Frye Paige Tall Riding Boot, $388, Monkee’s of Raleigh VANEli […]
Ami Seier
November 2015

Skin Care Secrets

Oct 28, 2015 Illyse Lane
We take a break from asking the pros and, instead, ask someone we think has great skin – Raleigh resident Ami Seier – to share her skin care secrets. For 42-year-old Seier, skin care is […]
Loeffler
October 2015

Fashionable Flats

Sep 24, 2015 Illyse Lane
The season’s slender shape inspires dainty and stylish without forsaking comfort. Look for dark colors, jeweled embellishments, simple bows and texture. Perfect for pairing with your favorite denim. Check out these fashionable flats. Pictured above: Loeffler […]
Dress like Olivia Pope
October 2015

Dress like Olivia Pope

Sep 24, 2015 Illyse Lane
It was a long four months. But wanna-be gladiators finally got what they’ve been waiting for when Olivia Pope returned with the September 24 premiere of “Scandal.” And while so many of us admire Olivia’s […]
Eyebrows
October 2015

Brow Basics

Sep 24, 2015 Illyse Lane
How much time you spend taming your eyebrows often depends on the genes you’ve been blessed—or cursed—with. So what’s a girl to do? Rachel Ward, esthetician with Skin Sense A Day Spa gives us the […]
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