Making Scents

Sep 15, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
A creative pursuit leads to a passionate wellness business. When Lea Alston was laid off from her job in 2009, she didn’t see it as a tragedy; she saw it as an opportunity to finally […]

Clothes with a Heart

Sep 8, 2017 Jane Porter
It’s a well-worn cliche but for Jenny Hwa, the Raleigh-based designer behind the newly re-launched sustainable women’s clothing company Loyale, quality really is more important than quantity. Hwa’s two-style collection became available for purchase online […]

Doing It For The Kids

Sep 1, 2017 Jane Porter
How the couple behind C.T. Weekends helped save Community Music School. Kristi Hipple and Dennis Mayfield, the owners of the eclectic Cameron Village boutique C.T. Weekends, exemplify the theory that opposites attract. For one thing, […]
July 2017 / August 2017

Dream a Little Dream

Jul 31, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Designer Jennifer Nicole Cullen’s love affair with handbags began in middle school when she started cultivating her own collection. “My mom also loved a great handbag so I definitely picked it up from her,” she […]
July 2017 / August 2017

Blast From the Past

Jul 17, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Use your childhood photos as inspiration for a new look Those who have been coloring their hair for years may not remember their original shade while those who are color virgins lament their darkening, duller tresses. […]
July 2017 / August 2017

All Smiles

Jul 13, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Don’t hide behind your grin, show some teeth The eyes may be the windows to the soul but the smile is often the window to the personality. Timid or coy? Boisterous or exuberant? The way you […]
July 2017 / August 2017

Aging Gracefully

Jul 10, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
By the time you reach the golden years, you hope that you are pleased when you look into the mirror. No, we’re not suggesting that the image you see won’t show time; however, it can reflect […]
July 2017 / August 2017

Crafting Beauty

Jun 30, 2017 Tracy Jones
Jewelry is more than just shiny bobbles on display. It is wearable art. It is a repurposed heirloom. It is a symbol of love, loss, or something in between. In short, it is meaningful. In […]
June 2017

Attention Grabbers

Jun 19, 2017 Elie Rossetti Serraino
Crawler earrings offer the illusion of multiple piercings: mix and match or wear together When the weather gets hot, the natural inclination is to pull one’s hair up, bringing attention to the ear. Dangling earrings […]
June 2017

Color Me Bold

Jun 12, 2017 Elie Rossetti Serraino
Get the most out of your wardrobe using a bold color wheel!  Just like in fine art, fashion can explode with color. Don’t be afraid of it! Instead, embrace bold shades for summer. We try […]
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