MODERN-DAY JANE Subject of Discussion
Aaron said, "Your butt looks cute in those jeans."
I said, "Really? Thank you!"
Leah said, "I can hardly SEE your butt in those jeans!"
Ben said, "IsTHAT why you like it?"
For ... Posted on 3/29/13 at 3:04 PM
CUTE N' COMFY I've caught a bad case of Spring fever
It's that time of winter when the temperature gets higher for a day or two and the snow starts to melt, forming scattered puddles in the streets. I retire my winter gear for the year and pull out my l... Posted on 3/8/13 at 1:41 PM
REAL MONEY Simplify in 2013
New year new rules? Well, maybe not new but something to work towards. Yes, call it a new years resolution or call it a feeling that you want to take charge of parts of your life that have been a li... Posted on 1/8/13 at 11:09 AM
IN THE BLACK Saving on Fall Wardrobe
With fall on its way it, does your wardrobe need refreshing? One way to save money of clothes is to shop at resale stores.
Clothes Mentor at 2551 45th St S in Fargo has recently expanded their loc... Posted on 9/11/12 at 7:11 AM
MS. SIMPLICITY Make Room In The Closet
Lets face it; we just dont seem to have enough room in our closets for everything that we want to get in them. Clothes are jammed in and when pulled out are wrinkled messes. Empty hangers are hangi... Posted on 8/8/12 at 11:41 AM
From turtle necks to metallic pants to lacey tank tops, the merchandise at Ragstock in Grand Forks is guaranteed to grab shoppers’ attention. So does the vintage decor, featuring vinyl records, footlockers and laminate coffee tables.
If you are looking to take a fashionable step into spring, let your shoes lead the way. Sleek, sophisticated and ladylike, the pointy-toe shoe is coming back strong, pushing several seasons’ worth of chunky platforms toward the back of the closet.
Rain, snow, ice. There's a lot of grumbling about the stiletto-adverse weather as New York Fashion Week hit Day 5 on Monday. But there's a silver lining: cozy coats, especially styles with oversized fur hoods, never looked better.
My name is Tracy, and I’m sewing challenged. I’m admitting this in hope that my children’s future teachers, coaches and club advisers will never again expect me to sew, stitch or do anything remotely crafty.
Pablo Picasso was no stranger to color blocking. He described color like this: “Why do two colors, put one next to the other, sing? Can one really explain this? No.” A continuing trend, color blocking sings in fashion and home design again this year.
State Rep. Ben Lien is a freshman Democrat from Moorhead, where clothing merchants enjoy an advantage over competitors in Fargo just across the river because Minnesota doesn't have a sales tax on apparel.
I can say I had a good childhood, but there are few things that cause pangs of regret.
1. McDonald’s PlayPlaces: I was (and unfortunately, still am) too tall for the bouncy ball pool. 2. That year I decided to cut my hair short: I ended up looking like Kid from “Kid ‘N Play.”
3. I never owned a pair of Zubaz.
Boot cuffs are similar to leg warmers, only smaller. They tuck into your dress boot and can fold over the top, giving the appearance that you are wearing long, thick socks. Mine are made out of a wool-type material and have two buttons on each for design. A lot of boot cuffs are crocheted or knitted.
Zubaz, those baggy, colorfully striped pants that were such a hit 25 years ago and then seemed to disappear, are making a comeback. Fashionistas may be horrified, but it’s good news for those who value comfort over style.
Designers, notably Prada and Kenzo, went off on a tangent this fall. They eschewed the floral, abstract and animal prints that have been dominating fashion for several seasons in favor of geometric motifs.
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