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.
  • Variety in style

    More than 40 years ago, Knuth’s started as a family-owned shoe store on the east side of Cleveland. Since purchasing the store in 1987, John and Sherri Bryan have helped evolve the store into a boutique with a ton of footwear.
  • Dreamland Fashion Show 2010

    The Dreamland Experience Fashion Show 2010 inaugural show was exactly that, an unreal experience. With the opening scene using a song from the Twilight soundtrack and five dancers taking you away from reality, you quickly began to drift into another world and embark on your Dreamland Experience.
  • Cleveland Rocks for Haiti

    Cleveland Rocks for Haiti, a stylishly charitable event, was held at The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum on Saturday, Feb. 27. The event was sponsored by Fashion for Haiti and organized by Cleveland City Councilman Zack Reed. Proceeds benefited relief efforts in Haiti
  • Charmingly original

    Katie S. Marks designs her jewelry line with true charm and originality. Unique pieces are made using high quality materials including sterling silver, vermeil gold, pearls, Swarovski crystals and even vintage coins.
  • KSU fashion organizations raise money for Haiti

    With the help of Kent’s Fashion Student Organization and College Fashionista, students of all ages were able to come together and show their support for the people of Haiti this past weekend. The two college organizations teamed up and hosted three benefit fashion shows, with all proceeds raised going to Unicef for Haiti relief.
  • Works of art

    "I was working at Urban Outfitters," Rick Sans said, "and I said (to myself) that I could make clothes better than this." This thought began the Japanese- and street art-inspired clothing line, Sans Oceana.
  • Coats & Clark Design Challenge

    Thirty fashion students from Kent State University designed, cut, stitched, knitted, quilted and dyed their way through the weekend in a Project Runway-style design challenge. The Second Annual Coats & Clark Design Challenge officially began on Friday, Jan. 29 at 5 p.m. and culminated with an award presentation late in the afternoon on Sunday, Jan. 31.
  • Age with style

    I have first-handedly witnessed women who have committed fashion faux pas by trying to look like they were in their early 20s again… when they weren’t. Whether it was by squeezing into a pair of destructed purple skinny jeans or wearing a heart and star printed hoodie, it wasn’t pretty.
  • Girl Next Door

    The Girl Next Door boutique is located in the heart of Rocky River in Old Detroit Rd. This year, it was voted one of the "Best of the West" places to shop. The shop was founded by sisters Laura and Lisa Pikul, both graduates of Kent State University with fashion degrees. The sisters previously lived in California for many years before returning to Cleveland and opening a shop five years ago.

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