Fashion line helps human trafficking victims

Tourmaline Designs, Cleveland, Ohio
Tourmaline Designs is a local clothing line with a mission: to help victims of human trafficking. Founder Tiffany Halverstadt donates a percentage of her total sales to a local charity that provides a safe human trafficking victims. She talked to us about choosing her clothing line's mission, what she's learned from running a business in Cleveland and what inspires her.
  • Local beauty line uses all natural ingredients

    Kimberley Rose, natural bath and body products, Cleveland, Ohio
    Kim Malone had a problem: she and her family couldn't use most beauty products because of their sensitivities to certain ingredients. Her solution? Create her own products, featuring only natural ingredients. Today, she sells natural soaps, body butters, candles and more through her line Kimberley Rose.
  • Pantone announces 2019's trendiest colors

    Pantone's 2019 color trends
    Every year, the Pantone Color Institute releases the Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report, a collection of colors they predict will be popular based on the designs seen at NY Fashion Week. This year, the selected colors include bright shades of orange, red, blue, yellow and pink - cheerful colors that can be used to add a pop of color to a neutral outfit or colors that can be combined with each other for a powerful impact.
  • Double Rainbow offers unique clothing for girls

    Double Rainbow, boutique in the Van Aken District
    Double Rainbow, a boutique located in the Van Aken District, offers mom-approved apparel and accessories for girls. It's designed to fill the need for unique clothing for children and adolescents in Northeast Ohio.
  • Blog Spotlight: Blame it on Barneys

    Cleveland fashion Blog Spotlight: Blame it on Barneys
    Lauren Letizio recently moved her family - and her well-established fashion blog, Blame it on Barneys - from San Diego to Cleveland. She was kind enough to chat with us via email about starting a blog, creating good content and how moving to Cleveland has changed her.
  • Blog Spotlight: On Trend Under Budget

    Fashion blogger Jordan, On Trend Under Budget
    Cleveland-raised Jordan Bigelow is a senior at West Virginia University studying journalism, fashion and strategic social media. She combines all of these interests in her blog, On Trend Under Budget. See what she had to share about writing, fashion, and how Cleveland has influenced her.
  • Thread opens its first Cleveland location

    THREAD comes to Cleveland, Ohio
    The Columbus-based boutique Thread has announced it will open its first Cleveland-area store in Pinecrest.
  • Applications open for new retail incubator

    Applications open for new retail incubator program
    Calling all future boutique owners, cosmetologists and style retailers - you could be part of a new incubator program in Glenville.
  • Kent Fashion School launches new grad program

    Kent State Fashion School launches new grad program
    Kent State University’s School of Fashion Design and Merchandising is now offering a new graduate program: Master of Fashion Industry Studies. The program is the first of its kind in the academic world.
  • Cavs unveil Nike City Edition uniforms

    Cleveland Cavs City Edition uniform
    The Cavs unveiled their new Cleveland City Edition uniforms from Nike this week. The team will wear them as they face off against the Charlotte Hornets on November 13.

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