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Thursday, July 17th


String Theory: Fall 2014 Couture, Part One
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Beth Hammarlund reviews Christian Dior, Chanel, Giambattista Valli, and Elie Saab in the first of her Fall Couture 2014 wrap-ups.




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Tuesday, July 15th


The Shopping List: 7/15-7/21
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This week in The Shopping List, food and fashion pair perfectly at FGI’s Network + Connect: Culinary Fashion presentation, Hot Mama changes its name to Evereve, A MANO holds a trunk show, and more.




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Monday, July 14th


The Rogue Epicurean: Bag End
Marc by Marc Jacobs - 2 Pock & Biggie Leather-Trimmed Waxed-Twill Backpack - $330

The Rogue Epicurean finds stylish backpacks and messenger bags for a functional active commute.




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Wednesday, July 9th


Crush with Eyeliner: Turn That Frown(ie) Upside Down
Look at all the patterns you can make! You should totally wear these to Coachella next year.

Freaked out by Botox? Guffawing at the price of expensive skin creams? Beth Hammarlund recommends this good old-fashioned wrinkle-fighting product that’s been around for over a century.




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Tuesday, July 8th


The Shopping List: 7/8-7/14
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This week in The Shopping List, Tess + Tricia hold a trunk show at Kisa Boutique, the MLB All-Star Week holds Fields of Fashion, Madewell hosts local artist Ashley Barlow, and more.




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Monday, July 7th


The Rogue Epicurean: Lightweight Knits
Zara - Structured Cotton Sweater - $20 (on sale)

The Rogue Epicurean showcases lightweight knits that show Summer sweater is not an oxymoron.




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Tuesday, July 1st


String Theory: Season of the Witch
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In the wake of The Craft debuting on Netflix, Beth looks at ways of adding that old black magic to your summer wardrobe.




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Tuesday, July 1st


The Shopping List: 7/1-7/7
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This week in The Shopping List, local designer Lily Harris launches an online shop called Lily Stan Studio, Cliché hosts their annual Fourth of July sale, 331 Salon finally opens, see my picks for what to wear this weekend, and more.




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Wednesday, June 25th


String Theory: On Charney, Richardson, and Our Own Culpability
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Like pretty much everyone, Beth Hammarlund is enjoying the professional takedowns of Terry Richardson and Dov Charney. But how did we ever let them get away with their behavior for so many years? How much of our own complacency is to blame?




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Tuesday, June 24th


Tim Navarro Cast In Season 13 of “Project Runway”
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The local designer and half of the TIM+THOM label has become the sixth local designer cast on the Emmy-winning reality-TV competition.




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Tuesday, June 24th


The Shopping List: 6/24-6/30
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This week in The Shopping List, Parc Boutique turns six years old, Arrow hosts a singles shopping event, Macy’s takes part in PRIDE, and more great sales.




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Monday, June 23rd


The Rogue Epicurean: The Spring Market
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The Rogue Epicurean visits the Minneapolis farmer’s market and guides your shopping with tips on what produce is at its peak at this stage of the growing season.




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Friday, June 20th


Crush with Eyeliner: There Will Be Blood
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Beth Hammarlund got a mosquito bite on her face and it may have pushed her over the edge. In this week’s Crush with Eyeliner, she cries for vengeance!




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Tuesday, June 17th


String Theory: Rah Rah Altuzarra!
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In this week’s String Theory, Beth Hammarlund previews Joseph Altuzarra’s fall line for Target and speculates on what we can expect from the collaboration.




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Tuesday, June 17th


Le Talk: Michael Dodes of Mill City Men
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In this exclusive interview we talk to the founder of the acclaimed local men’s style blog about his work and his recent relocation to Boston.




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Tuesday, June 17th


The Shopping List: 6/17 – 6/23
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This week in The Shopping List, Fashion Group International hosts a rooftop fashion show, Hackwith Design House launches two limited-run collections, Pinterest-er Poppytalk debuts a line of party products at Target, and more.




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Monday, June 16th


The Rogue Epicurean: Sandal Season
Givenchy - Orange & Navy Camo Print Sandals - $525

The Rogue Epicurean helps you update your summer footwear with stylish sandals that take you beyond the beach.




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Wednesday, June 11th


String Theory: Bra Straps, Short Shorts, and ‘Boys Will Be Boys’
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This week in String Theory, Beth Hammarlund weighs in on school dress codes and “the bra strap debate.”




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Tuesday, June 10th


The Shopping List: 6/10-6/16
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This week in The Shopping List, Velvet Moon pops up in Edina for the month of June, REVOLT 2 Rock Fashion hosts a philanthropic fashion show, Parc Boutique announces a new location, and more.




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Monday, June 9th


The Rogue Epicurean: Stylish Spaces
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The Rogue Epicurean provides low cost tips and tricks for making sure any living space is graceful and tastefully decorated.




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Friday, June 6th


Crush with Eyeliner: Bonjour la Jolie!
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Feel like you need a little boost in the je ne sais quoi department? In Crush with Eyeliner, Beth Hammarlund shares a few of her favorite French pharmacy products that are available here in the states.




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Tuesday, June 3rd


String Theory: The Best of Cannes, Part Two
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Did you think Beth Hammarlund’s Cannes fashion talk was over? Fool! Prepare for Eva Green to eat your soul.




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Tuesday, June 3rd


The Shopping List: 6/3-6/9
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This week in The Shopping List, support charity by exchanging your old clothes for KOKOON credit at KOKOON for a Cause. Lots of outdoor events are now popping up like the Whittier and Edina neighborhood art crawls, Askov Finlayson’s second free tailgating get-together, and more.




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Tuesday, May 27th


String Theory: The Best of Cannes, Part One
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Cannes. It’s like the Met Gala, but longer. And awesomer? Beth Hammarlund risks life and limb to share her favorite red carpet looks from the French film festival.




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Tuesday, May 27th


The Shopping List: 5/27 – 6/2
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This week in The Shopping List, Light Grey Art Lab hosts a jewelry exhibit based on illustrations, the Johnstock street fair takes over Johnson Street NE, new stores open throughout the Twin Cities, and more.




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Wednesday, May 21st


Review: RetroRama 2014
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Beth Hammarlund reviews The Minnesota History Center’s 2014 RetroRama, which celebrated the fashion and style of the Twin Cities in the ’70s and ’80s. Can you dig it?




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Tuesday, May 20th


String Theory: The Final Met Gala Round-Up
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Beth Hammarlund will share her favorite looks from Cannes later this week. In the meantime, tide yourself over with over thirty more looks from the Met Gala. Seriously, so many dresses.




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Tuesday, May 20th


The Shopping List: 5/20-5/26
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This week in The Shopping List, explore how fashion and interior design complement each other at Lilu Interiors Fashion + Interiors event and Fashion Group International’s Runway Decorated discussion.




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Monday, May 19th


The Rogue Epicurean: Who Wears Short Shorts
Zara - Linen Shorts with Braided Belt - $50

Riffing on the recent men’s fashion trend of shorter shorts, the Rogue Epicurean offers an assortment of go-to shorts of a reasonable length to get you through the summer.




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Friday, May 16th


Crush with Eyeliner: So Fresh and So Clean
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Beth Hammarlund shares her favorite products for keeping your skin cool, clean and refreshed during the warmer months. Just in time for Art-A-Whirl!




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