Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I’ve always had trouble figuring out what to wear to the office every day. So, working from home during COVID-19 has been a big relief. I could just roll out of bed and go to work without stressing about my clothes. Now, the whole what-to-wear issue is back since I have to the office. I’m tempted to go the ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS — For the 16 years that she's owned Lasting Impressions Weddings, Sarah Trotter has counseled her clients to be flexible when picking a date for their nuptials. She's still offering that advice, although this year it has a taken on a whole new dimension.
Be flexible about the day of the week. Be flexible about the time of day. ...Read more
Dear Answer Ellen Angel: I have a large ankle tattoo that I plan to eventually remove. However, I would like to wear flats this summer for work, which although has a relaxed atmosphere is fairly conservative. I’m looking for opaque nude-colored socks that are thin enough to wear with flats yet still provide coverage. I do not have time or ...Read more
LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Kentucky Derby was back to full capacity for the first time since 2019 and one celebrity shined the brightest on the red carpet: a 24-year-old, Grammy-nominated rapper from Louisville.
Jack Harlow got the loudest screams from fans that lined the red carpet at Churchill Downs. The rapper was at the track to make the “...Read more
This year, a runway fashion show joined Minnesota's largest Kentucky Derby party.
SHAKOPEE, Minn. — Canterbury Park's Kentucky Derby viewing party has long brought together horse-racing fanatics and clothing connoisseurs — and those who wouldn't know a filly from a fascinator, but wanted to share in the Southern fun.
This year, ...Read more
The first live-action “Barbie” movie isn’t slated to come out until next summer, but has generated an outsize amount of buzz. It’s going to be written and directed by “Little Women” director Greta Gerwig. It seems like everyone and their sister is in this movie, from Ryan Gosling as Ken, to Michael Cera, Will Ferrell, Issa Rae, ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS — Maybe she's born with it.
Maybe it's microblading.
Last summer when I was relaxing on a beach at Cedar Lake with my friend Jamie, I became entranced by her thick, sculpted eyebrows. I figured I simply had never noticed how blessed was she, so I praised those bad boys. "You have amazing eyebrows."
"Thanks," ...Read more
NEW YORK — Sixty years later, gentlemen still prefer blondes.
Kim Kardashian was the last to arrive on the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Anna Wintour-helmed fund-raising event.
And she didn’t disappoint on the Met Gala’s red carpet – channeling Marilyn Monroe, complete with blond hair and a dress owned by the late ...Read more
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: Do you have any advice for an uncoordinated person to deal with those tiny clasps on necklaces and bracelets? My nemesis is the jewelry with the most common clasps. They require the wearer to pull back a small latch to open the ring and to then “thread” a circular piece onto the opened ring. None of my jewelry is ...Read more
Rosacea is a common skin condition that causes facial flushing and redness. Symptoms of the skin condition may also include swollen bumps, visible veins and thickened skin on the nose, according to Mayo Clinic.
Although there is no cure for rosacea, treatment can control and alleviate the symptoms. Try these skin care tips from Everyday Health ...Read more
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I received a gift of AirPods Pro for a recent birthday and rather than enhancing my exercise regimen with worry-free listening, my left pod keeps falling out of my ear. This happened once while running outdoors and I didn’t even notice I was missing it until somebody came running after me to hand it back to me. These...Read more
Many of us have put on an extra pound or two the past couple of years and are looking for ways to get back to our 2019 fighting weight.
You can try one of U.S. News & World Report's best diets of 2022, which were selected by a panel of diet, nutrition and health experts. But there's one diet you might not want to waste your time on, ...Read more
Funny how sometimes the simplest of outfits can make the biggest impression. Here’s the great Viola Davis, on the red carpet for the premiere of the Showtime series “The First Lady” (in which she plays Michelle Obama), wearing a Stella McCartney gown that’s elegantly plain: a simple sleeveless shape, simple neckline, just a few ...Read more
CALDWELL, Idaho — Look closely in Caldwell, and you'll find something that's a little out of place: a green, 33-foot-long British double-decker bus. According to the owners, it's the only converted bus of its kind available for stays through Airbnb.
The bus belongs to Angie and Dustin Mori, a pair of born-and-raised Idahoans who live in ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA — The 1920s marked the end of the corset. That’s reason enough to celebrate the looks of the Roaring ‘20s.
But fashion history owes so much more to this decadent decade. It’s when the little black dress became a wardrobe staple. Glitter and fringe made their clothing debuts thanks to the popularity of nightlife and dancing....Read more
If you’ve been wanting to update your home decor, IKEA’s new Buy Back and Resell program may make it a little easier.
The Swedish retailer is willing to buy your old IKEA furniture so you can put it toward something new, while also assisting in moving toward a more sustainable lifestyle.
To get the ball rolling on your store credit, fill...Read more
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: Where I live, the weather is warming up enough for me to start thinking about swim season. I’m a 30-something man trying to up my “fashion” and thought I could start with something simple: swimwear. Can you offer any guidance for what is stylish for men’s beach and pool wear this season?
— Jason T.
Dear ...Read more