Indulge in Style

Top Off Your Style With a Hat

When Otzi the Iceman, a well preserved natural Bronze Age mummy, was extracted from a glacier on the border between Austria and Italy in 1991, modern humans were given a telling snapshot of man in the fourth millennia B.C. — and one of the fascinating items found on Otzi’s person was a ...

Nailed It!

For a talented nail artist, fingernails and toenails function as miniature canvases — ready to display the technician’s artistry and imagination, along with the client’s sense of adventure and style. One such technician, Lydia DeChiazza, also is an artist in her own right, having studied ...

Rainbows Are Turning Heads, While Gray Is the New Blonde

Lady Gaga does it. Katy Perry has tested the waters. And now Ohio Valley women and men are taking their hair coloring to fashionable heights much like the stars of stage and screen. Color — from rainbow underlights to platinum blonde or rich caramel and auburn — has heads turning as ...

‘Ruff’ Life: Chic Dog Trends on the Rise

In 2017, dogs are more a part of the American family than ever before. At two local pup-friendly establishments, trends and family fun collide for a chic experience. Cool Cuts At Happy Tails Pet Salon in McMechen, staff members focus foremost on health and wellness, but fun is never far ...

A Personal Touch for Your Guns

Firearms are growing in popularity in the local region and across the nation, and there is no reason that they can’t be used as another way to express a person’s sense of style. While not everyone can afford the gold inlay that master engraver Larry Parker of Belmont might apply, local ...

The Perfect Match Deserves the Perfect Dress

Blushing brides have a multitude of wedding dresses available to them these days — and for a modern wedding they can even buy one in a trendy color of the season known as “blush.” The options for the perfect bridal gown are endless this season, and a bride can find the perfect dress. ...

Multitude of Design Choices Make a House a Home

When it comes remodeling a kitchen, bath or even deciding to build another new dwelling altogether, a variety of products and trends can help make a house feel more like home, according to local designers and builders. ∫ Alana Hendershot, sales manager with Wayne Homes in Belmont, said ...

What Does Your Car Say About You?

Whether it’s a heavy duty pickup truck or a sleek sports car, a vehicle may say a lot about your personal style. While pickup trucks and sports cars have very different styles and are used for different reasons, Kevin Cook, general manager of automotive operations for Straub Automotive at ...

Men’s Wardrobes Show Their Sense of Style

With Pinterest and other social media sites bringing the latest in fashion to every corner of the globe almost instantly, there are more ways than ever for men to use their wardrobes to express their personal sense of style. “Once a look starts going, it doesn’t take a lot for it to ...

Tattooers Talk Trends

Tattoos are an art form that is extremely personal, allowing the wearer to express what is important to them and the tattoo artist to express his or her vision of that concept. Trends come and go quickly in the industry, and local tattoo shop owners Chuck Schorr and Ron Meyers discussed what ...