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Ohio Rose to be crowned, Westlake High School students win design competition and Westlake Historical Society honors hometown hero: Westlake's Good News Gossip

April 18, 2014 - 11:58am
2014 Ohio Rose to be crowned this weekend, Westlake High School students win design competition and Westlake Historical Society honors a hometown hero. Katherine Boyd has all the details in this week's Westlake Good News Gossip. Katherine Boyd, Special to the Sun News http://connect.cleveland.com/user/KathBoyd/index.html
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Piecing together a fashion trend: Marylou Luther

April 16, 2014 - 12:00pm
Illustration by Peter Hidalgo. By Marylou LutherInternational Fashion Syndicate Dear Marylou: Intarsia, patchwork, inlays, insets, collage— they’re all much talked about in the fall fashion previews. What is the difference between patchwork and intarsia? Between inlays and collage? - M.M.,... Special to The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/clevepdspeci/index.html
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Purple and yellow shoes? Vacation shopping results in unusual find: Shopping With My Sister

April 16, 2014 - 9:00am
Hil's vacation shopping is ruined when a wicked tooth ache takes a turn for the worse. We discover that shopping on pain medication might be a waist of time and have adverse effects on one's sense of taste. Allison Carey, The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/acarey/index.html
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Musician Adam Siegel rocks his own unique style: Fashion Flash (slideshow)

April 15, 2014 - 7:37am
Musician Adam Siegel likes a vintage, retro look. He haunts a few thrift stores, always in search of vintage T-shirts and old satin racing jackets. By day, he's the tie-wearing conservative manager of the legendary Corky and Lenny's. By night you'll find him playing hockey or drums. Allison Carey, The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/acarey/index.html
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Kent State School of Fashion hosts "Garment Games - Inclusion by Design" in support of Gay Games

April 14, 2014 - 8:00am
The Kent State University's School of Fashion Design and Merchandising and the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will be hosting the Garment Games - Inclusion By Design, a fashion sportswear design competition. Allison Carey, The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/acarey/index.html
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Girl's Best Trend has cool accessories and home goods by local artists: Unique Boutique (slideshow)

April 11, 2014 - 8:00am
Girl's Best Trend in Lakewood is a cute boutique brimming with unique arts and accessories made by local artists. Allison Carey, The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/acarey/index.html
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My Fairy Godmother helps young Cinderellas go to the prom in style

April 10, 2014 - 12:34pm
Prom is a special night for every girl, no matter what the circumstances. Since 2002, My Fairy Godmother has been supplying prom dresses to young women who lack the financial resources that are needed to dress for the formal affair. Allison Carey, The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/acarey/index.html
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Prom trends: crystals, lace, high-low hemlines, pastels and jewel tones

April 9, 2014 - 12:00pm
Now is the perfect time to have a look at the trends and options for Prom this year. From fit and flare styles, tiered tulle to cutouts and two-piece ensembles, there seems to be more options than ever. And, more places to shop. Allison Carey, The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/acarey/index.html
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Transparency in fashion: Marylou Luther

April 9, 2014 - 12:00pm
Illustration by John Patrick. By Marylou LutherInternational Fashion Syndicate Dear Marylou: You’ve written a lot about transparency, but how, really, can you see it being applied in clothes we actually wear? - H.M., Cleveland, OH. Dear H.M.: The transparent sweatshirt... Special to The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/clevepdspeci/index.html
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Experience history and beauty at William Trickers, Inc.: Ink on Independence

April 4, 2014 - 9:35am
the greenhouses at the William Trickers nursery in Independence are heating up for the summer season, and showcasing the beauty that owner Richard Lee has embraced since his predecessors Dale Guidroz, special to Sun News http://connect.cleveland.com/user/daleguidroz/index.html
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By updating classics, designers look to the past without getting stuck in it: Marylou Luther

April 2, 2014 - 12:00pm
An old hooded jacket can be renovated and updated. (Illustration by Geoffrey Beane)  By Marylou LutherInternational Fashion Syndicate Dear Marylou: I have a hooded black wool jacket that ends at my knuckles. I love it, but it’s been seen too... Special to The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/clevepdspeci/index.html
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From music producer to designer, Tony Sanders creates The Dimé Collection handbags in Cleveland

April 2, 2014 - 8:00am
Former Cleveland music producer Tony Sanders is launching a new line of handbags and accessories that represent all women. It's called the Dimé Collection. Allison Carey, The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/acarey/index.html
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Keeping secrets, a real dilemma: Shopping With My Sister

April 1, 2014 - 11:11am
Hil seems to think that I've pulled the wool over her eyes. Due to that, we've both become a little secretive about our shopping. She's keeping the prices to herself...and that's OK with me. Allison Carey, The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/acarey/index.html
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Got2b Powder'ful Volumizing Styling Powder gives hair texture and volume at a great price: Fabulous Finds

March 31, 2014 - 2:02pm
Joni Davis, a recent Fashion Flash subject, is a beauty expert. She told me about Schwarzkopf Company's got2b Powder'ful Volumizing Styling Powder. I've tried it and I love it. Allison Carey, The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/acarey/index.html
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Manscaping with Michael Heaton: back waxing goes smoothly

March 27, 2014 - 8:00am
My friend and fellow Plain Dealer Michael Heaton takes really good care of himself. He eats well, runs every day and lifts weights. So, I thought he should jump on board the grooming train and get some manscaping done so we made an appointment to have his back waxed. Allison Carey, The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/acarey/index.html
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How to give an old suit new life: Marylou Luther

March 26, 2014 - 12:00pm
You can dress up an old garment by stitching colorful threads around the buttonholes. (Illustration by Han Feng) By Marylou LutherInternational Fashion Syndicate Dear Marylou: What can I do to update my russet pantsuit? It’s a single-breasted style with a high... Special to The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/clevepdspeci/index.html
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Susan Saltzman of Stonz makes jewelry with beach treasures and vintage trinkets: Portrait of an Artist

March 25, 2014 - 1:00pm
Susan Saltzman's beautiful handmade jewelry comes from her love of the beach and her countless containers full of beach glass and smooth beach stones that she's found in the sand over a lifetime. Allison Carey, The Plain Dealer http://connect.cleveland.com/user/acarey/index.html
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Tre Sorelle boutique in Little Italy preps 'Great Gatsby' themed party

March 25, 2014 - 10:01am
Tre Sorelle boutique, located in Cleveland's Little Italy neighborhood, will sponsor "Decade of Decadence Fashion Show and Gala," a 1920s themed party on Friday, March 28 at The Clevelander. Troy L. Smith, Northeast Ohio Media Group http://connect.cleveland.com/user/Troy%20Smith/index.html
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