Macy’s Shopping Experience

Macy’s Shopping Experience
There are certain things you just have to try on like jeans or bathing suits.  But what about make-up?  Macy’s Department Stores now have no-touch beauty consults and these will still have you leaving the store with products that are perfect for your skin tone.  Kelli Hanson found out how this works. When you shop online at Macy's you...

Golf Fashion

Golf Fashion
With golf courses being the first extracurricular to open their doors, it's no surprise many of us are taking up the game. Whether you're asked to join a last minute scramble or planning to spend all day at the course, Fashion Stylist Amy Seeman is here to inspire you to reimagine what golf fashion looks like. Men have more of a traditional...

Sunglasses

Sunglasses
With National Sunglasses day its more important than ever to celebrate protecting your eyes from the sun’s UV rays.  Our Director of Programming, Mandy Tadych, knows a thing or two about sunglasses because she’s a self described addict.  She shows us some of her favorites. Featured: Eyebobs:  Sun Sale through Monday, June 29th...

Shopping at Macy’s

Shopping at Macy’s
The doors to Macy’s is once again open to shoppers.  There were some changes made due to COVID-19 to keep you safe while you update your closet.  Kelli chatted with Allen Murphy, the store manager, about them. Click here for all the way’s Macy’s is keeping your shopping experience safe.

MN Comeback: Heimie’s Haberdashery

MN Comeback: Heimie’s Haberdashery
Heimie’s Haberdashery has been a mainstay in Minnesota for years, offering old school style with a modern twist.  It offers the kind of curated customer experience from days gone by.  Anthony Andler, the store’s owner, decided that in order to survive the shutdown due to COVID-19, he would have to push his business in some new,...

Nani Nalu

Nani Nalu
When the COVID-19 pandemic caused Nani Nalu Swimwear Boutique to close their doors, the owner Jennifer Cermak had to figure out how she could survive.  She had to find a way to reach her costumers and decided that if the customers couldn’t come to her, she would bring the swimsuits to the customer! For more information on Nani Nalu’s...

Minnesota Awesome

Minnesota Awesome
Minnesota state pride is strong and what’s not to love?  We’ve got four seasons, lake life, amazing bike trails and more.  One way to show it off is to wear it!  Kelli chats with the creators of Minnesota Awesome, a T-shirt company that celebrates everything we love about the state. Click here and get a $50 Minnesota Awesome gift...

Brands Giving Back

Brands Giving Back
It’s been truly remarkable to see how the Twin Cities community has stepped up to help this past week.  Local brands and businesses have also stepped up in huge ways.  Trend and Style Editor at Mpls. St. Paul Magazine, Madeline Nachbar tells us about a few. Larissa Loden Flotsam + Fork  Barre 3 in Edina  Alchemy 365 

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day Gift Ideas
Our Programming Director, Mandy Tadych shares some of her ideas for Father’s Day gifts.  They are all “Dad-Approved” and they are all supporting local businesses. The Mock One Folding Hammock, $149.98 Get 15% off entire purchase with the code: TCL15 Craft & Vine Picklery  Available at Lunds &...

Bike Shorts

Bike Shorts
Are you ready for shorts season? Going from leggings to shorts is as easy as putting on a pair of bike shorts!  Fashion stylist, Amy Seeman shows us how the shorts can be casual and cool to polished and chic. Leopard Shorts: If you love leopard leggings, these bike shorts will be heavy in your summer rotation. I like to front tuck...

Reopening Non-Essential Businesses

Reopening Non-Essential Businesses
The gradual re-opening of nonessential businesses has begun and things are looking a bit different.  Twin Cities Business Magazine Editor in Chief, Ali Kaplan explains what the first few days have looked like for customers and business owners.

The Virtualist Company

The Virtualist Company
Before COVID-19, shopping in a boutique was an experience with a stylist there to help you find that perfect piece.  You can still get the personalized shopping experience online at The Virtualist Company.  Creators Grant Whittaker and Ashley Kilcher explains how it all works. Click here to schedule an appointment online. Each shopper...

Gifts for Grads

Gifts for Grads
While graduation is looking a lot different this year for the Class of 2020, it still is a time of celebration.  Producer Lisa Adams joins us with gift ideas for the graduate in your life. MN Basket Girl by Kimberly Kraemer- $75 Made up of Minnesota-made goodies. Deadline to order is Monday, May 18, 2020 / includes free “Cup of Coffee”...

Curbside Pickups

Curbside Pickups
A week ago, Governor Walz announced that retailers could open for curbside pickup.  This was good news for business owners.  Kelli chatted with four small business owners about the shift they’re making to reach their customers. Beloved Boutique Wild Ruffle Something Sweet by Maddie Lu   Muddy Paws 

Creative Solutions for Boutiques

Creative Solutions for Boutiques
With all of the limitations placed on local boutiques and small shops, they’ve had to find creative solutions to still connect with their clients.  Mpls.St.Paul Magazine’s Trend & Style editor, Madeline Nachbar explains how they are making it work. Nani Nalu “Suitcase” Peregrine Kidsware “Comfy in Quarantine Surprise...

Gifts for Mother’s Day

Gifts for Mother’s Day
Kelli Hanson has some ideas on gifts that would be perfect for moms this year – and show your support for local businesses at the same time! Essence One Mom’s Self Care Survival Kit 1 Boost Rollerball – immune support 1 HoneyMint Lip Balm 1 Morning Calm Hand Sanitizer 1 Sleep Rollerball Shower Steamers ...

Scarves and Headbands

Scarves and Headbands
We received an email from a viewer asking for ideas on how to tie different scarf styles in your hair.  With lots of grey roots showing, scarves are a great way to cover them up.  Stylist Amy Seeman shows us a few easy ways. For more style tips, follow Amy on social media @mamaseeman and Amy Seeman #StyleTips on Facebook.

Masks

Masks
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that all people wear facial masks when out in public to help slow the spread of COVID-19.  Minnesota brands and fashion designers have stepped up to provide masks for the community.  Not intended to be medical-grade substitutes, they do follow guidelines provided by the CDC. BA Craftmade...