ST. LOUIS - Jeanne Roberts Johnson is the designer and owner of GiGi, which created handcrafted jewelry that she describes and versatile and practical. GiGi has a website store at GiGibyJeanne.com. GiGi jewelry is also sold at St. Louis-area attractions such as Missouri Botanical Garden Gift Shop; the airport and various boutiques, a hair salon and other businesses. Roberts, 36, is married and has a 4-year-old son. Here is an edited Q&A:
NEW YORK - When people think of fashion shows, sometimes there's an image of hierarchical seating charts and only a few seconds to soak up designs as the models whisk by wearing them. Meanwhile, the designer waits behind the scenes just to emerge for a few seconds at the end of the show.
NEW YORK - Runway shows give us glimpses into fashion trends for future seasons. But backstage at New York Fashion Week, there's a bevy of beauty tips and tricks waiting to be discovered - and many are more approachable for do-it-yourself purposes than one might think.
NEW YORK - Pamella Roland knows what women want. This season at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, she gave them elegant dresses and separates inspired by Paris in the 1970s as depicted in Alicia Drake's book "The Beautiful Fall."
While fashion columnist Michelle Oliver completely understands some people’s reasons for not want to wear leggings, she still believes they are a great addition to any waredrobe and can be matched with other pieces to create just the right outfit for almost any ocassion.
I am so thankful for the rain, however I had forgotten what it is like to dress for it. Luckily I have a few great suggestions on how to dress for the cold, wet weather that fall and winter bring – or at least used to bring more often before three years of drought.
Michelle Oliver has a new found love in screen-printed T-shirts and has been testing out new ways to wear them. Although they can be very casual, there are a couple of ways to dress them up. There are quite a few companies that are selling T-shirts with hundreds of different sayings on them.
It wasn’t long ago when wearing white after Labor Day was considered taboo. I’m not entirely sure why that’s a fashion rule, to be honest. White has become a staple to almost every woman’s closet and for good reason — white can be paired with everything.
Packing for a trip can be one of the most frustrating and time-consuming experiences any traveler faces. But taking the time to plan out what you’ll be wearing and taking only what you really need can reduce stress and ensure you get to your destination with all the right stuff.
Let the craziness begin – school is back. While some are shopping for the perfect lunch pail, others are packing into shopping malls just trying to find a new pair of shoes. This year there are a few exciting new looks that are taking street style by storm.
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