Posts tagged Fashion
Holiday Style: using color therapy

Dressing in red and white holiday colors has positive, psychological benefits for those holiday blues. Why not skip the holiday blues this season, and jump into your favorite holiday outfits by adding exciting reds and snowy whites to feel the true spirit of Christmas again?

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fashion TREND ALERT: Grey Suiting (Part 2)

Business meets pleasure in the latest fall trend of grey suiting. This classic color and style has been attributed mainly toward menswear, but it’s now being reinvented with a feminine twist.

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Beauty: Time's Up Let's Make a Difference Today!

In the height of the TIME’S UP movement, representation matters and representation for women with developmental disabilities cannot be forgotten. People with intellectual disabilities are the victims of sexual assaults at rates more than seven times those for people without disabilities. It’s one of the highest rates of sexual assault of any group in America, and it’s hardly talked about at all.

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TREND ALERT: Keep It Cropped

Don’t pack away all of your summer pieces quite yet. You can hang onto the cropped sweatshirt that you’ve been rocking all summer long with your denim shorts and swap the shorts for different bottoms, making this summer piece a fall staple. Teen influencer Grace Myler has put together three looks you’ll instantly want to copy this season to keep you comfortable and stylish no matter what the weather brings.

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The Good, The Bad and Alexander

When you first glance at Alexander you will have one of two scenarios play in your head: one, you are put off by his large assortment of tattoos, or two, you see his body as a walking canvas and are instantly intrigued to know more.  The moment I saw him, I knew I had to get to know him.  Just as I assumed, his plethora of tattoos represent the story of his life; and man oh man, is it a story to tell!

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Let's Kiss Summer Goodbye!

My absolute favorite time of the year: autumn! For whatever reason, I have been eagerly waiting, at the edge of my seat, for autumn to finally grace us with its presence. Maybe it is because my daughter is finally at an age where we can partake in fun family activities, or maybe it is because Midwest fashion is taking over the industry with trends featuring classic plaids, denims, and, of course, as many layers as possible! Either way, I am thrilled to welcome autumn back in style.

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Because of the Brave

With the weather heating up, and the holiday in the middle of week, many are bustling, getting ready for family cook-outs and late-night fireworks! This holiday is all about spending time with those around you and your outfit needs to be festive, chic and realistic. Don’t worry I have a few looks to help inspire your Fourth July ensemble using classic wardrobe essentials.

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Shop for Him - Father's Day Ideas

Man oh man, shopping for men can be extremely difficult. With Father's Day right around the corner, this is your last chance to purchase something meaningful and memorable perfect for any type of dad in your life. After discussing with my husband we have narrowed down a last minute list of awesome Father's Day gift ideas that under $25 and are certain to earn you bonus points no matter the setting!

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Discussing with Daphne

The best combination to have is brains and beauty, and Daphne Jalteco has just that. The former Miss Minnesota Latina (2017) has not only created her own business but has also been the first in her Latin-American family to go to college; which makes her a perfect candidate to be our summer 2018 cover girl. Check out the fun Q&A Editor-in-Chief, Meghanlee Phillips, had with the beautiful Daphne!

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Message from Meghanlee

I would be lying if I said putting this issue together was super easy. It definitely wasn’t. Maybe it was because we had an April snowstorm that kept me stuck inside for longer than I would have liked. Or maybe it was because I procrastinated on things that I should have done a while back causing me to rush around like a chicken with its head cut off. Regardless, I am extremely happy and proud to finally send this magazine to print.

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TREND ALERT: Monochromatic

If wearing a variety of color at once scares you, don’t worry, the monochromatic theme is back and better than ever before. Try rocking one bold color from head-to-toe, creating an effortlessly chic ensemble guaranteed to earn you compliments everywhere you go.  I personally, love this trend and highly encourage everyone (men and women) to give this trend a try. 

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