| 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...
| Dec 9, 2010
| 2:26 PM
Often, the best way to find fun, original holiday gifts is to look locally. Greater Baltimore has a bevy of earnest, thoughtful shops with plenty to offer this season. The 100 clothing, jewelry, home goods, gourmet and gift stores on this list are some of...
| May 16, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Lisa Schatz starts her Preakness shopping eight months early, at the September fashion trade shows in New York City. In addition to her regular buys for spring inventory, she's learned to add items featuring bold colors and fun prints that will stand...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 8:07 PM
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs founded Ball So Hard University in jest, but three months later, the joke has become a serious legal dispute.
In a recorded introduction for an early-November game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, when players...
| Jul 18, 2011
Walking down the aisle seems to have been a form of exercise for Marjorie Merriweather Post, who got married four times. An index to changing fashion trends, her wedding dresses are at the heart of the exhibit "Wedding Belles: Bridal Fashions from the...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:38 PM
Soon after Rob Morton bought his iPad 2, he started scouring the Web for a customized case — something to keep his new tablet protected and personalized.
Morton needed to pimp his iPad.
Bland, standardized covers were out of the question. Morton,...
| Dec 25, 2011
Happy New Year! I hope 2012 brings all of you wonderful joys and happiness. So what is everyone's New Year's Resolutions? Of course the most popular ones are lose weight and spend less money. What about ways to improve your life or others? Please share...
| Jul 6, 2012
Looking for activities for the kids during the summer? The Howard County Police Department will be bringing its mobile Community Athletic Program to the North Laurel Community Center on Thursdays this summer.
The police department will bring a trailer...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 2:07 PM
As nations battle it out for sports supremacy at the Olympics in London this summer, we can all acknowledge that when it comes to fashion, the Brits have us beat.
Vivienne Westwood, Victoria Beckham, Burberry, Kate Moss, Kate Middleton, Twiggy, the...
| Feb 1, 2012
More than 200 girls and their American Girl dolls hit the runway at Towson Town Center on Saturday, Jan. 28.
The walk was short and the line was long, but there were smiles all around.
"I got to tell the guy what I liked," said Savannah Shafer, 7, of...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 1:04 PM
We have a Babe in Baltimore. 33-year-old Lisa Ponzoli, Timonium native and owner of the trendy Fells Point boutique, has been involved in the apparel and fashion industries since college.
After working in the buying offices at Nordstrom and Hecht's in D....
| Jan 5, 2012
| 4:01 AM
Doris Randall hadn't worn her brown bomber mink coat in ages. Her full-length shearling coat got even less use — she wore it about twice in the 15 years since her husband gave it to her.
She considered giving the garments to charity before...