Saturday, November 17, 2018

Memorial Day on fleek and indie market news

Memorial Day on fleek and indie market news

SUMMER'S COMING:  LOOKS FOR MEMORIAL DAYIt's Memorial Day Weekend, which usually means barbecues, the beach and maybe boats. Or a combination of any or all of those if you're lucky. Memorial Day also unofficially marks the beginning of summer, w...
Updated: 6 months ago
Meet beauty influencer Nicol Concilio and drop anchor at Ship Chic’s block party

Meet beauty influencer Nicol Concilio and drop anchor at Ship Chic’s block party

BEAUTY INFLUENCER: MEET NICOL CONCILIOThanks to the magic of the internet, self-taught beauty vloggers have become so influential that major cosmetics brands are teaming up with them to create special products. One such vlogger is Nicol Concilio, who...
Updated a year ago
Get your vintage fix at Wood Paper Stone, the Wedding Flea returns and a Mother’s Day market

Get your vintage fix at Wood Paper Stone, the Wedding Flea returns and a Mother’s Day market

VINTAGE FIX: WOOD PAPER STONEA big shout-out to Facebook for introducing me to Wood Paper Stone. The new boutique in the Skyway Marina Mall is home to the vintage collection of Fabulous Artifacts, a.k.a. Lisa Lippincott. Just scrolling through the Fa...
Updated a year ago
Discover the world of buttons, load up on plants at the Green Thumb Festival and join the Fashion Revolution

Discover the world of buttons, load up on plants at the Green Thumb Festival and join the Fashion Revolution

COLLECT HISTORY: BUTTON CLUB SWAP AND SHOPButtons are a fascinating way to explore history, so much so that buttons are in collections of museums including the Smithsonian. Not only do they reflect changing fashions and innovations in materials, like...
Updated a year ago
Go retro this week at Artpool’s Gatsby Gala and the Antiquarian Book Fair

Go retro this week at Artpool’s Gatsby Gala and the Antiquarian Book Fair

RIP-ROARING: ARTPOOL'S GATSBY GALAArtpool gallery has been showcasing local art and funky fashion in St. Pete for 10 years now, and to celebrate, they're having a 1920s-themed Gatsby Gala on Saturday. So break out the fringe and feathers and practice...
Updated a year ago
Meet an artist while you shop Dunedin, a new makers market and USF’s plant festival

Meet an artist while you shop Dunedin, a new makers market and USF’s plant festival

Shop and Stroll: Dunedin's Second FridayTo call downtown Dunedin charming is an understatement. The shops and galleries offer such a wide range of unique items, it's great that they have a monthly event where they stay open later and have special hap...
Updated a year ago
Disco Dolls Studio debuts a fresh collection, Belle of the Ball gives prom dresses

Disco Dolls Studio debuts a fresh collection, Belle of the Ball gives prom dresses

FRESH COLLECTION: GARDEN OF HESPERIDESThe creative women of Tampa's Disco Dolls Studio have been busy designing a new clothing collection, which they'll launch Friday with their Garden of Hesperides interactive fashion installation. Brief Greek mytho...
Updated a year ago
Spring brings make-and-take easter eggs, a plant sale, a spring mixer and membership deals

Spring brings make-and-take easter eggs, a plant sale, a spring mixer and membership deals

CANDY ALTERNATIVE:  MAKE-AND-TAKE EASTER EGGSEaster is Sunday, bringing eggs into the forefront for the past few weeks. But it's usually all about candy, so it's nice to know there a couple of ways to celebrate eggs creatively. They are a symbol...
Updated a year ago
OSCARS FASHION RECAP: Color is back, baby

OSCARS FASHION RECAP: Color is back, baby

After so much call to action, the 90th Academy Awards red carpet was a call to individuality and representation. Following an all-black Golden Globes and a prolonged period of striking #MeToo stories and important questions about the treatment of wo...
Updated a year ago
Salty Roots Salon and Boutique offers the best of both worlds while the Japanese Sword Show is a collector’s dream

Salty Roots Salon and Boutique offers the best of both worlds while the Japanese Sword Show is a collector’s dream

One-Stop Shop: Salty Roots Salon and BoutiqueA fairly recent addition to St. Pete's Grand Central District is also a very welcome one. Salty Roots Salon and Boutique is the brainchild of best friends Sarah Mayer and Leah LeSure, who decided to combin...
Updated a year ago