| Feb 14, 2013
| 5:38 AM
At this week’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, we caught up with Maryland-based model Casandra Nicole, who is represented by THE Artist Agency in Washington, D.C., as well as top agencies in New York and Europe. We asked her what it’s like to...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Bargains fill the racks at the 45th annual Best Dressed Sale & Boutique this weekend in Baltimore. Every stitch has been donated to this high-end rummage sale that takes place in a cavernous carriage house, and all proceeds benefit Johns Hopkins Hospital....
| Jun 21, 2012
| 6:10 AM
This season's beachwear will be dominated by retro pinup girl silhouettes, tribal prints, nautical stripes, flashy coverups — even rompers.
Step back, string bikinis. Swimwear this summer is more about modesty and style rather than skin.
| 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...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 2:51 PM
A 47-year-old man was sentenced Monday to 30 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release after he was found guilty of selling counterfeit luxury apparel and accessories.
Marvin Johnson of Baltimore owned a store called "Prestigious...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 7:05 AM
Having been a fashion model back in the day, my ever-stylish mom gave me a subscription to Vogue, the magazine she calls "the bible of the fashion world."
Her gift is probably a subtle hint to dress up a little so we won't have to ask for a booth in...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 6:33 AM
2700 block at 4:09 p.m. July 14. Man in fair condition at Johns Hopkins University Hospital after being shot in lower back.
100 block, between 9:10 a.m. and 2:05 p.m. July 15. Taurus 38-caliber handgun, safe, cash,...
| Jan 22, 2011
Remember when a walk-in closet was considered a luxury item in a home? Now, what makes any fashion fan salivate is the idea of a closet room. Baltimore interior designer Amanda Austin says more and more homeowners are converting a room to a closet.
| Nov 23, 2011
| 2:30 AM
Charm necklace kit
$16 necklace; $12 charms
Babe, 1716 Aliceanna St., Fells Point. babeaboutique.com or 410-244-5114
Capture the excitement of the charm craze with this ball-chain necklace kit, a favorite of owner Lisa Ponzoli. With more...
| Dec 18, 2011
Chandeliers were the first thing Joe Niermann designed. And it was five years before he sold one. Now the bejeweled iron and crystal silhouettes are his signature.
"I don't really care for the crystals, one way or the other," said Niermann, though...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 4:28 PM
Thursday is the 40th anniversary of an event that has reverberated up and down Main Street in Bel Air to this day.
What some in town still refer to as the Great Bel Air Fire raged for more than four hours on Wednesday morning, Feb. 2, 1972 –...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 8:06 AM
Amanda Ritchey is an artist who followed her passion in life. She confesses that since her aunts were speech pathologists and her mother was a social worker, Amanda had always thought she would follow in their professional footsteps. But when she...