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Belle of the Ball is distributing homecoming dresses and UT is having an art auction

Belle of the Ball is distributing homecoming dresses and UT is having an art auction

Dress You Up: Homecoming Dress Distribution You’ve heard of being all dressed up with nowhere to go, but it would be worse to have somewhere to go, like a homecoming dance, but not have a dress. The Belle of the Ball project has been doing its ...
Published: 09/22/17
Discover the art of fashion, a change of seasons and shopping for good

Discover the art of fashion, a change of seasons and shopping for good

Shop for Harvey Victims: Goodwill’s Round Up Goodwill has come up with easy ways to contribute to the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Now through Tuesday, when you make purchases at Goodwill Industries-Suncoast stores, you’ll be asked if you...
Updated one month ago
New Tampa salon offers more than haircuts, celebrates African culture

New Tampa salon offers more than haircuts, celebrates African culture

Faro Farak dreamed of working for himself. Though the Tampa native became a licensed barber in 2008, his travels around the country, to California and Atlanta, led him on different career paths, including as a personal trainer and in commercial plumb...
Updated one month ago
Beards are back in style, but guys, take care of them

Beards are back in style, but guys, take care of them

Tired of sitting in front of a computer screen for a living, Tyler Goelz wanted to make something tangible. The 28-year-old web developer only had to look in the mirror to find inspiration. Facial hair is back in full force. Whether they are making a...
Updated one month ago
Shopping Planner: Strands of Sunshine's shop dog turns 12, and you can find unique frames at Optik frames

Shopping Planner: Strands of Sunshine's shop dog turns 12, and you can find unique frames at Optik frames

Dog Party: Oscar’s Birthday Celebration If you’ve ever visited Strands of Sunshine in downtown St. Pete, it’s likely you’ve met Oscar, the shop dog. The shih tzu-poodle mix is pretty famous: He has his own Instagram (@shopdogo...
Updated one month ago
Mane Stay Hair Studio owners talk color, flat irons, good selfies

Mane Stay Hair Studio owners talk color, flat irons, good selfies

Sitting poolside one weekend, Amanda Galmiche started daydreaming of her own salon and asking "What if?" Luckily, her friend and co-worker Rachel Korman got serious, and together, they opened Mane Stay Hair Studio in St. Petersburg in January. Both G...
Updated: 2 months ago
Shopping Planner: Back to school edition

Shopping Planner: Back to school edition

So Long, Summer: Back to School Events Well, here it is. The last weekend of summer before most area schools go back Aug. 10. For some kids, this is the last hurrah of sweet freedom. Some parents are counting down the days until the return of their s...
Updated: 2 months ago
Shopping Planner: A folklore art show and gypsy market, back to school bash and the Summer Style Series

Shopping Planner: A folklore art show and gypsy market, back to school bash and the Summer Style Series

Fairy Tales and Folklore: Legends Chapter 2 Art Show and Market Legends, folklore and myth are the stuff great art is often based on. The folks at Black Amethyst Tattoo Gallery know that, which is why they are presenting a series of fantasy-themed ar...
Updated: 2 months ago
What you need to know about eyelash extensions: how they work, what they cost

What you need to know about eyelash extensions: how they work, what they cost

Natali Cespedes knew the next big thing was lash extensions. After applying eyelash extensions on clients for eight years out in California, she wanted to open her own business somewhere where trend hadn't quite taken off, yet. "I've always wanted to...
Updated: 2 months ago
Shopping Planner: Christmas in July at the Sundial, a trunk sale at BoTiki and a glam squad at Lu'Jeanik

Shopping Planner: Christmas in July at the Sundial, a trunk sale at BoTiki and a glam squad at Lu'Jeanik

Seasonal Switch Up: Christmas in July Shopping and dining destination Sundial St. Pete reminds us that there are fewer than 170 days until Christmas. Time to start shopping now at their Christmas in July celebration Friday and Saturday. Not only will...
Updated: 2 months ago