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Open Your Eyes to New Eyewear

Posted by Sarah Bain on Dec. 16, 2018, midnight

Although it’s a corrective necessity for many, eyewear is also a fashion accessory. Like everything we wear, glasses communicate a lot about our personality. And like changes in fashion trends, glasses go through their own transitions in style.

Dustin Rowen, an optometric technician at Garland Vision Source (521 W. Garland ...

Holiday Hair Dos

Posted by Staci Lehman on Dec. 6, 2018, midnight

Whether it’s your office party, a dinner with your significant other’s boss or a family get-together, holiday events mean extra special hair is in order.

But if creating elaborate styles isn’t your forte, no need to stress. No matter the length, texture or style of your hair, there is something ...

Hot Holiday Lip Colors

Posted by Staci Lehman on Dec. 2, 2018, midnight

There are at least two major winter holiday traditions that revolve around kissing – kissing under the mistletoe and kissing at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve – and probably several more obscure ones. If you think either of these traditions might be in your future, don’t forget ...

The Skinny on Jeans

Posted by Theresa Tanner on Nov. 15, 2018, midnight

This season, women’s jeans are available in just about every wash and color.

Jani Davis, owner of Jema Lane Boutique in Spokane Valley, says colored jeans are “in” this fall, and specifically loves these rust-colored Dear John skinny jeans with a mid-rise waist.

As you may have guessed, skinny jeans ...

Unwrap Something Pretty

Posted by Theresa Tanner on Nov. 11, 2018, midnight

The phrase "Good things come in small packages" was probably coined by a jeweler during the holiday season. And, honestly, we agree!

While the young ones in your family might jump for joy at a sight of a gift under the tree that’s twice their size, we grown-ups know that ...

Raw & Rugged: Selvedge denim

Posted by Theresa Tanner on Nov. 5, 2018, midnight

A good pair of jeans is hard to find. But invest in a good pair and it can last for years ... perhaps even a decade, with the proper care. And although certain trends come and go, a local retail store for men features classic options that are never out ...

Fashion with an Edge and Heart

Posted by Staci Lehman on Aug. 20, 2018, midnight

Participants in Spokane’s annual Runway Renegades fashion show aren’t stopping crime like the models in the 2001 comedy “Zoolander,” but these local designers and models are still working for the betterment of the community.

Proceeds of the September 15 event are awarded as grants to aspiring local artists to further ...

Meet the Maker: Westward Leather Co.

Posted by Theresa Tanner on Aug. 6, 2018, 6 a.m.

Q&A with Ben Fife, creator and principal craftsman of Westward Leather Co.

How long have you been selling leather products?

Westward Leather Co. is currently in its fourth full year. I’ve been working with leather off and on since 2009, but didn’t fully have a go at it until summer ...

Cryotherapy: The New Ice Bath

Posted by Staci Lehman on July 25, 2018, noon

It used to be there was little you could do about soreness following a tough workout or sports injury – apply ice or heat and wait for it to heal. Today there is a more proactive approach. Cryotherapy is the use of extremely low temperatures to reduce many health complaints.


Dive Right In: Swimsuits

Posted by Renée Sande on June 29, 2018, 6 a.m.

If you haven’t already found your perfect swimsuit for the warm days ahead, or you’re looking to stock up your selection, we’ve got the skinny on the hottest swimsuits for 2018 that will keep you feeling and looking cool into 2019.

While the trends aren’t a huge departure from last ...