Month: March 2021

Fashion forecast: five trends to watch in spring 2021 | Culture

As the weather starts to get warmer, Harrisonburg comes to life. Whether Dukes are going out, having a picnic on the Quad or just need some new pieces for their wardrobes, springtime brings new beginnings. In many ways, spring is the season of rebirth, including the closet. 

With the Internet at one’s disposal, it’s easier than ever to see potential trends before they hit the mainstream. This season has the opportunity to bring completely new pieces, as well as give nods to decades past. 

Stone rings

This past year has brought many trends surrounding jewelry, and there’s no sign of

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Tommy John To Open In Southlake Town Square

Southlake has a new comfort destination. Tommy John, a men and women’s underwear and apparel retailer, is opening its first North Texas location in Southlake Town Square. The storefront will open in the shopping district on Saturday, April 3. 

“Brands that have a lot of buzz online are looking at destinations like Southlake Town Square that are highly attuned to shoppers’ experiences,” Jason Kasal, vice president and senior leasing director – western division with Retail Properties of America, Inc, says. “Our guests know that when they come to the square, they can get first-hand experience with the products they’ve

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Style Up Your Sweats With These 7 Fun Zoom Accessories

I‘ve always been an outfit girl. I love getting dressed to go out, or for work, or even just for a quick trip to the grocery store. The act of getting out of bed to try on 15 different looks while sipping on my morning coffee (and then end up wearing the first option), is one that I treasured, even looked forward to, until recently. With no sidewalk to strut my perfected ensemble down or subway commute to ogle other passersby’s costumes for rainy day inspiration, the motivation to wear anything other than a (sometimes) fresh set of PJs
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Rose tinted glasses: Retro coloured glass is trending again

These modern stained glass windoes at the Standard Hotel in Miami Beach a beautiful example of why perfectly mid-century coloured glass is in trend.

Standard Hotel

These modern stained glass windoes at the Standard Hotel in Miami Beach a beautiful example of why perfectly mid-century coloured glass is in trend.

Colourful glass has been around for thousands of years, beginning with the ancient Egyptians, according to The Stained Glass Association of America.

And of course, lovers of historic architecture know stained glass windows can be found in many an old religious building.

I grew up attending a church that had the most fabulous colour block-stained glass windows that might have felt a bit dated during my childhood but now look perfectly mid-century and dare

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Meet two thrifty Madison treasure hunters

When Allison Kelley and Saraid Claxton — better known on Instagram as @heyallie.xo and @sunsetsaraid — go thrifting, they’re on a mission. With roughly 80% of their closets composed of items they’ve found over the years across Madison’s secondhand shops, you could call them experts when they step into such a store.

“Typically, I have a route that I do,” Kelley says regarding her in-store plan of attack. She starts in the sections that will likely yield the most items, things like dresses, shoes and coats. Then she moves on to home goods and then trickier items like blouses. “When

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The Year of the Wedding After-Party

If 2020 was the year of the Zoom wedding, 2021 promises to be a year of after-parties.

Covid-era newlyweds who pared down their guest lists and exchanged vows via livestream are planning full-on second weddings. But with those plans come an awkward set of etiquette questions. Is it OK to ask virtual guests to attend an in-person reception a year later? Should you expect gifts? And what do you name this event? A vow renewal? An anniversary reception? A sequel?

After calling off plans for a big wedding last May, Erin Wronka, 27, sprinted to organize a 20-person ceremony in

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