Spotlight: Diary of an Undercover Fashionista

Diary of an Undercover Fashionista, Ohio fashion blogger
Marcia Craggett is the local blogger behind Diary of an Undercover Fashionista. She began her blog as a creative outlet and has found it a valuable way to connect with like-minded, fashion-forward, plus-size women. See what she had to say about blogging, fashion and finding inspiration.
  • Book Review: Style Tribes

    Style Tribes book review
    Sure, you've heard of flappers and greasers, but how about Teddy boys and sapeurs? In her new book, Style Tribes: The Fashion of Subcultures, Caroline Young presents an exploration of 30 iconic styles exisitng in various parts the world over the last 100 years - some of which you may be familiar, and some you may never have heard of.
  • Book Review: The Green Beauty Rules

    The Green Beauty Rules by Paige Padgett
    Many of us don't think twice about the ingedients in our makeup, and celebrity makeup artist and green beauty expert Paige Padgett wants to change that. In her new book, The Green Beauty Rules: The Essential Guide to Toxic-Free Beauty, Green Glamour, and Glowing Skin, Padgett opens the eyes of her opens the eyes of her readers to think about what they're putting on their skin every day.
  • Three steps to finding your personal style

    Personal style - Ohio fashion
    Finding your own style is a process; it’s not something that happens overnight. Luckily, you can start to develop your own style in three easy-to-follow steps.
  • Tremont boutique spotlights ethical fashion

    Jennifer Marks has been in the fashion business as a boutique owner and a stylist for more than 20 years, and now she's bringing her style sense to Northeast Ohio with her boutique, Makers by J. Marks, which opened in Tremont in November.
  • Local teen competes on Project Runway Junior

    Project Runway Junior - Victoria Cohen - Cleveland fashion designer
    A local 17-year-old is garnering national attention as she competes on the first season of Lifetime's Project Runway Junior. Victoria Cohen, a senior at Westlake High School, is in the fashion design competiton that began with 12 young style mavens.
  • Thanksgiving Weekend 2015 Shopping Guide

    Cleveland Black Friday and Small Business Saturday shopping deals
    We know all of the national retail chains will be offering deals for Black Friday, but a number of local stores will be offering savings on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, too. Here's our roundup to help plan your shopping trips this Thanksgiving weekend.
  • Style insiders share their secrets to success

    Rent the Runway - Cleveland fashion presentation
    The co-founders of fashion rental site Rent the Runway, Jennifer Hyman and Jennifer Fleiss, were recently in Cleveland as presenters at the 10th Annual Small Business Convention in partnership with the Female Entrepreneur Summit. Hyman and Fleiss founded Rent the Runway in 2009 and have grown the company into a nationwide venture with millions of customers.
  • Lessons in leadership from Gilt Groupe co-founder Alexandra Wilkis Wilson

    Gilt Group speaker - fashion in Cleveland
    On Sept. 30, Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, co-founder of the fashion flash sale website Gilt Group, visited Cleveland as part of the FUEL leadership conference. She shared how a love for Filene's Basement combined with an MBA from Harvard Business School helped her turn Gilt into a successful global enterprise.
  • Anderson Couture Benefit Fashion Show

    Award-winning fashion designer, Jonathan Anderson of Anderson Couture, showcased his work to raise funds for the Esperanza Scholarship Fund at Cleveland City Hall on March 21.

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