Give a Gift That Sparkles

These locally owned fine jewelers know what she’ll want this holiday season. Step inside and discover this season’s dazzling jewelry trends.

The Pink Ribbon Doll: Women Helping Other Women

Meet the two women behind the Pink Ribbon Doll, a product and workshop series meant to raise money for cancer treatment.

Milestones: Out of the Box Celebrates Six Hard-Earned Years

Never mind that it opened at the beginning of an economic recession. This whimsical gift store is thriving, thanks to its unique products, ideal location and loyal base of customers.

Makeup Tips: How to Frame Your Eyes

Ever wonder how to get your eye makeup looking just right? The gals at Arch Apothecary, in Rockford, offer some simple tips for framing your eyes just right.

Fall Fashion: Autumn’s Flare

Contrast those natural colors with bright, bold accents in this season’s style.

Warm & Weathered Winter Fashion

Staying warm and stylish this season is easy, with these simple style choices. See what’s new — and super cozy — this season.

Nooks & Crannies, Fall 2013

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.

Echoes of Vintage: Spring Fashion

Bold prints mixed with earthy colors. Hot styles for a cool season. A 1920s-era hotel that combines modern chic with historical character. Tour Chicago’s eclectic Hotel Lincoln.

Casual & Comfy Fall Fashion

Whether the day offers a cool hint of what’s ahead, or a warm reminder of summer’s passing, slipping into these stylish, comfortable fashions will make any autumn outing more fun

High Style: NWQ Winter Fashion

This winter’s fashions look classy and warm against the cool Chicago skyline, captured from the John Hancock Observatory.