| Aug 16, 2013
| 7:25 PM
Fresh from unveiling the new Hobo International accessories truck, Koren Ray is ready to take her fashion show on the road.
In a couple of weeks, the owner of the Annapolis-based firm plans to cruise through the Mid-Atlantic to her most loyal retailers,...
| Aug 24, 2013
Frank Gunion was studying international relations in college in 1968 when he decided to open a small surf shack at the beach. He sold handmade surfboards and a few swimsuits.
Today, the small wood hut he called South Moon Under has grown into an upscale...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Karin Lundquist got hooked when she received her Kensie white skinny jeans in the mail. For Whitney Kippes it was the orange-and-gray color-blocked cardigan. And Marian Gunther fell in love with a pair of zip-ankle pants from Nicole Miller Artelier. The...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:43 PM
At a forum on new ideas for the Howard County library system's technology-based HiTech initiative, a group of teen girls bristled at the thought of venturing into science, technology, engineering and math fields, seeing no correlation between science...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 4:40 AM
In years past, Sima Blue would never have dreamed of stocking her Green Spring Station boutique with ivory sheath dresses, cream lace blazers and eggshell pleated skirts this late in the season.
But times are changing.
With major designers including...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 6:12 AM
Chelsea Lanzoni was on her way from the lacrosse fields of Vanderbilt University to a summer internship at National Geographic in Washington, but her first stop was a dressing room at Nordstrom Rack in Annapolis.
"I had, literally, nothing to wear," she...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 5:01 PM
Sports apparel consumers aren’t the only ones who like what Under Armour is selling. So do investors.
Shares in the Baltimore-based apparel maker spiked 12.2 percent on Thursday after the company announced a 13th quarter in a row of more than 20...
| May 23, 2013
| 4:44 AM
You may not recognize Debbie Kowalski Wilson's name, but if you've opened a Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue in the past six years, chances are you've seen her work. Wilson, who is from Edgewood and now lives in Hawaii, has had her Maui Girl swimsuits...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 5:05 AM
The youth mission teams of Linden-Linthicum United Methodist Church will host a carnival and yard sale at the church April 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Visit vendors and crafters as well as individual yard sale tables or buy all sorts of interesting old...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 1:11 PM
Spring is finally here in Baltimore, and local boutiques are filled to the brim with new clothing for this season. But when picking out new go-to pieces, it's easy to get lost in a sea of mint green, bold stripes and sequins. To get you started, we...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Melvin B. Lowe Jr., a floral designer and funeral home attendant who was also a partner in a special-events and decorating company, died Sept. 27 of renal failure at his Washington home. The one-time Northeast Baltimore resident was 47.
"Melvin was a...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 6:30 AM
Take away the glamour, the TV cameras and the tabloid headlines, and Michaele Salahi's latest drama could almost be an Anne Tyler plot: Disaffected housewife risks it all to walk away from a stale marriage and into an entirely new life.
But, hey —...