Posts in Fashion
fashion TREND ALERT: Mustard

When you look outside the weather is still grey and white. Winter will be ending soon… right?! Well, even if the snow doesn’t disappear anytime soon, we can still incorporate some fresh sunny vibes into our closets with this week’s spring trend: mustard!

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beauty & fashion: March Must-Haves

With these five must-have products for March, you are destined to bring spring into your life one way or another! What makes all of these essentials extra fun is the fact that all of these products are from women-owned businesses, helping us kick off the season of #WomenEmpowerment

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Memo from Meghanlee

In this issue you will notice a very strong “woman empowerment” theme. Whether it be an all-female team creating an editorial, or features of incredibly strong women, you are certain to see femininity as you flip through every page. With our dynamic mother-daughter duo on the cover (Angela and Grace Wethor) we can ensure that empowerment and inspiration are destined to find you.

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fashion: How to Style Silver

Honestly, I’ve always been a gold gal. My wedding ring is gold, all of my jewelry is gold and I tend to lean toward gold accents for furniture and appliances. Therefore, when silver took over the metallic trend, it was a weird change of pace for myself.

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fashion TREND ALERT: Animal Prints

With Animal prints officially back for the winter, the options are endless. With looks ranging from cheetah/leopard and zebra to snake skin and faux alligator, you’ll never run out of options. This trend took over fashion week with almost every collection featuring some sort of animal pattern at some point on their runway. 

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FEATURE: Sara Rogers

If you know Minnesota fashion, you know Sara Rogers. If you don’t know her by name, chances are you’ve seen her face years ago in Ribnick commercials, in a Dayton’s ad, or more recently on local television discussing the latest trends as the Mall of America’s Trend Specialist.

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fashion: 1 Scarf 5 Looks

Now that we have gotten the go-ahead on oversized scarves, you can guarantee that I will be living in one anytime I have to leave the house. If you’re anything like me, I put on a scarf, and simply wear all of my scarves the exact same way no matter what I am wearing. However, when it comes to Over-sized scarves, variety is key.

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fashion TREND ALERT: Oversized Scarves

When temperatures are below freezing and the wind is blowing snow all around us like a winter wonderland, staying warm and stylish can be quite a feat.

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Fashion: Faux Fur (Part 2)

They say that Minnesota has two seasons: winter and road construction. I have lived in Minnesota all my life so I am well acquainted with its unforgiving winters. I’ve mastered the art of layers in an attempt to stay warm, even if it meant looking like I was about to embark on an expedition up Mount Everest.

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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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An Ethical Gift Guide

If you read my previous article (see the fall issue of The Volk), then you know that I LOVE companies that are ethical, sustainably focused, or that participate in giveback programs. As a fair trade shopper, however, I know it can be hard to find companies that are reasonably priced. With the holidays coming up, I want to accomplish two things in this ethical section:

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