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  • Back-to-school shopping heats up

    Back-to-school shopping heats up
    As music videos played on flat screen TVs overhead, Brendon Lee, 7, sank into a brown cushioned stool at Shoe City on Monday while his great-aunt poked the toe of the white Converse sneaker on his left foot. It was the right shoe but the wrong size....
  • Under Armour hopes to hit its stride in footwear with ClutchFit rollout

    Under Armour hopes to hit its stride in footwear with ClutchFit rollout
    Under Armour, which has wooed consumers with sweat-wicking T-shirts and other innovations, is banking on a new fabric that conforms to the foot like a second skin to help the company break into the crowded athletic shoe market. The Baltimore-based...
  • Wedded: Kimberly Reis and Mario Soto

    Wedded: Kimberly Reis and Mario Soto
    Date: Aug. 10 Her story: Kimberly "Kimi" Reis, 29, grew up in Pigtown. She has worked in the dental field for 11 years and is a practice administrator at Elliott Family Dentistry in Linthicum. Her mother, Pam Reis, and grandparents, Bill and Shirley...
  • Wedded: Kristina Donahue and Michael Tyler

    Wedded: Kristina Donahue and Michael Tyler
    Date: Aug. 9, 2013 Her story: Kristina Donahue, 28, grew up in Ellicott City. She graduated from University of Baltimore School of Law in May. She took the Maryland bar examination at the end of July and is now studying for the registration...
  • Gen Y shoppers, raised on e-commerce, still prefer in-store experience

    Gen Y shoppers, raised on e-commerce, still prefer in-store experience
    Liz Derubertis browsed stores at Arundel Mills mall Wednesday in search of a dress to wear to a wedding. The 26-year-old bartender and University of Maryland, Baltimore County student never shops for clothes online. "I'm too particular about the fit,...
  • Baltimore sees wedded blitz with Ravens-themed nuptials

    Baltimore sees wedded blitz with Ravens-themed nuptials
    At the December 2012 wedding of Leslie Lipinski and Devin Phillips, there were purple dresses for the bridesmaids. Purple Converse sneakers for the groomsmen. Purple-and-black decor. The 234 guests, many of them wearing Ravens jerseys, were invited to...
  • Yesterday's 'mismatched' outfit is today's chic look

    Yesterday's 'mismatched' outfit is today's chic look
    In today's fashion landscape, it rings true that opposites attract. As much as designers try to send matching shorts and shirts down the runways, the order of the day is contrast: mismatched prints, a jolt of color in an otherwise neutral outfit, or a...
  • New York Fashion Week: Optimism and eclecticism are in full bloom

    New York Fashion Week: Optimism and eclecticism are in full bloom
    After 10 days of fashion shows, it's hard to imagine there's a boundary left to push, a color that's gone unused or a silhouette that hasn't been relaxed. While the collections were all over the map (and in some cases, the maps were all over the...
  • Cool and slow at Moulin Bistro

    Forget the expensive airfare and 11-hour flight to France when all things French can soon be found at Laurent Vrignaud's Moulin Bistro. The epicerie and cafe is expected to open Sept.18 in Plaza Newport. "Everything I miss in France I will bring to...
  • Converse + Missoni Chuck Taylor All Star collection coming soon

    Converse + Missoni  Chuck Taylor All Star collection coming soon
    Since 2010, American sneaker company Converse and Italian fashion label Missoni have been teaming up to put the latter's famous stripes on the former's iconic footwear in limited edition, capsule collections. The next collaboration is coming soon....
  • Shoe Carnival opens in Orland Park

    Shoe Carnival opens in Orland Park
    Evansville-based Shoe Carnival has opened its 24th Chicago area store at Lake View Plaza at 159th Street and LaGrange Road in Orland Park. "We are excited to open a new Shoe Carnival location in the Orland Park area," Todd Beurman, senior vice president...
  • In sports, some feuds can be set aside if only briefly

    In sports, some feuds can be set aside if only briefly
    In some cases, bad blood comes with an expiration date. LeBron James is headed back to Cleveland to play for owner Dan Gilbert. That might have been unthinkable four years ago, when James announced he was taking his talents to South Beach to play for...