Summer Cover Guy: Coty Schooley

Cool, collective, and creative is exactly how I would describe Coty Schooley. When I first met this wild and free spirit, he had a giant smile across his face and an array of patterns and colors throughout his outfit.  Both of these are what instantly captured my attention, and I knew almost immediately that he was a guy I had to get to know.

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Fashion, Beauty Art : Summer 2019

Cool, collective, and extremely creative is what the summer of 2019 is looking like for The Volk. Find out what the vision for the summer 2019 issue is and what to expect this season!

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beauty & fashion: June Must-Haves

When the temperatures are starting to consistently stay in the 60’s & 70’s this can only mean one thing. Summer is just around corner! Since June is the month in which we welcome summer, I have put together 4 summer Must-Haves perfect for the new season and warm weather. Whether you are traveling or staying around town this summer, all four of these Minnesota products are certain to keep you cool and chic all summer long. As per usual, all four products are from women-owned Minnesota brands that are all making a difference throughout the Twin Cities. Now, slap on some sunscreen and get ready to kick off summer right with my choice of June Must-Haves!

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Mental Health: Every BODY is Beautiful

After having my baby, I became incredibly dissatisfied with my body, and my outward appearance. Most of it had to do with my own personal perspective of what being beautiful meant. But a lot of what I thought was exactly how society wants us to think. Thin = beautiful, which is extremely far from the truth. Join me and my journey of how I plan to #bethechange for the fashion industry and ALL of the body types who love to wear art!

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fashion TREND ALERT: That 70's Show

From muted colors and boxy cuts to skinny scarves and bell bottoms, this can only mean one thing: the 70s are back! It’s time to get groovy with color tones such as brown and mustard being reintroduced while playing with the line of femininity and masculinity.

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Mental Health: Mother's Day Tribute

What is a mother? Is a mother someone who gives birth to a child? Is a mother someone who takes in a child who isn’t biologically her own, but raises and loves that child as her own? Is a mother someone who gives up her career to raise her children? Is a mother someone who makes sure her children are cared for while she works on building a career? Is a mother someone who provides emotional support, financial support, or both? What does it mean to be a mother?

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fashion TREND ALERT: Ruffles

I think besides the mustard color trend, this trend is hands down my favorite. This week’s trend we are focusing in on ruffles! Read on, to see how ruffles were worn on the runway at fashion week, learn how to style the amazing ruffle tee from The Volk Boutique, featuring some dramatic ruffles and of course shop the trend from not only The Volk Boutique but other local MN brands that are owned by amazing women! Let me know in the comments, what you think of this feminine trend!

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Featured Item: Striped Tee

Comfort and style go in hand when living the fast pace life of a mother, business woman, significant other and friend. Which is why when I found this fun sparkly tee, I knew it had to be a part of The Volk Boutique! Learn how to style this irresistibly soft tee, and gain knowledge on why this piece needs to be in your spring/summer closet today!

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beauty & fashion: April Must-Haves

Oh Hello April! With the snow almost completely gone, now we can really start to welcome spring. Whether you’re spring cleaning out your home, in need of a new wardrobe or in looking to add something fresh, and colorful to your closet, I have you covered with my top five picks for the month of April. Again this month, everything is from small Minnesota businesses, owned by women.

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fashion FEATURED ITEM: High-waisted Shorts

Ahh, finally the weather is continuing to warm up and the snow is almost all gone! Yay, signs of warmer day are officially here! With warmer weather, comes less clothing, which is why I am stoked to introduce these beauties into your life: High-waisted gingham shorts!

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