Meet Your Maker: Liv Tall

Our “Meet Your Maker” series spotlights the stories behind groundbreaking creators in our community. This installment features Angela Zdrale, the founder of Liv Tall. Standing 6’1”, Liv Tall founder Angela Zdrale has fashion industry experience as impressive as her height. Enjoying all things style since childhood, Zdrale knew a career in fashion and retail was […]

Meet Your Maker: Pax Philomena 

Our new “Meet Your Maker” series spotlights the stories behind groundbreaking creators in our community. This installment features local luxury designer Jean Marie Clarke of Pax Philomena. Taught by the best, Phoenix-based fashion designer Jean Marie Clarke learned the art of tailoring and sewing from her mother. At the age of 7, the Pax Philomena […]

Shine On

“Jewelry is like the perfect spice — it complements what’s already there” – Diane von Furstenberg Dating back to approximately 400 B.C., jewelry is embedded in our culture. From the rarest gems to man-made beads, personal symbols have long expressed feelings, status and affiliation like no other wearable design element. Although trends may shift through […]

Got Baggage?

If you’ve hit the road or flown recently, you know that the world is on the move again and vacation season is in full throttle. From day-tripping to cruising, preparing for vacay is a crucial first step to making successful holiday memories. Let’s unpack some options to help you get from here to there with […]

Choose. Wear. Return.

They say variety is the spice of life. A beautiful adage, which one may apply to many areas of life, such as the culinary world (tarragon, anyone?) to relationships (no judgment, of course). Yet, for some — say, a certain lifestyle editor — variety immediately conjures up visions of racks upon racks, as in, bring […]

Spring Into Sneakers

It didn’t exactly sneak up on us. Fashion sneakers allegedly came on the scene in the 1920s, when Chuck Taylor, a semi-pro basketball player and salesman, became the face of the first celebrity-endorsed athletic shoe. You may recognize the brand today as Converse All-Star (aka Chuck Taylors), the uber-cool fashion shoe that is said to have inspired […]

Bag Full of Soul

The countdown is on! Only three days until Superbowl LVII means it’s game time for finalizing your look on the big day. A local luxury designer is scoring big with its new football leather handbag collection, the perfect accessory and conversation piece for Sunday. The idea came to life when Soul Carrier’s founder, Jennifer Paige Boonlorn, sought […]

More Than Sweater Weather

Hello, most wonderful style time of the year! Dressing for the holidays in the Valley is a fashion lover’s dream. Our winter weather is cool enough to layer on the looks or keep it light, translating to a plethora of hot styling options for festive gatherings. We curated a versatile holiday “nice” list, making it easy to […]

Falling for Our Favorite Season

We aren’t including pumpkin spice (over it), but we have rounded up some items that are certainly nice! Who’s ready for cooler evening temps that linger longer? We certainly are, and cozy weather calls for equally cozy spaces. We’ve got you covered in a lifestyle round-up of top picks for home decor that declare, “It’s fall, y’all!” It’s […]

Boot It Up

From combat to knee-high, boots are having a big year. Demanding a coveted, front-row spot in your closet, this versatile fashion staple’s primo position is well deserved. Regardless of the type, boots are the moment. Street stylers rocked the edgy addition to carefree summer looks all season long, and the fall forecast calls for much of the same. […]