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  • Hessie Abraham Davidson

    Hessie Abraham Davidson, former chairman of the Davidson Transfer & Storage Co., who counted among his many interesting and challenging moving jobs overseeing the moving of the U.S. Constitution, died Sept. 18 of complications from a stroke at Springhouse...
  • Fashion Aims to Follow in the Footsteps of Film

    Fashion Aims to Follow in the Footsteps of Film
    At the Jolie & Elizabeth design studio on Magazine street, the fashion duo is busy choosing fabrics and creating line-sheets for their spring/summer collections.  Designer and co-owner Jolie Bensen says, "We aim to design dresses that your grandmother and...
  • New store in Bel Air offers cash to customers for clothes

    A new teen-oriented store is opening at Bel Air at 5 Bel Air South Parkway in the Festival Shopping Center. Owned by Harford County residents Patrick and Melissa Davis, the store, Uptown Cheapskate, is billed as a hip and trendy fashion exchange that pays...
  • Maryland meets New York at Fashion Week

    Maryland meets New York at Fashion Week
    Christian Siriano, Maryland's best-known fashion industry personality, might have had one of the best showings at last week's New York Fashion Week events. But the state's couture offerings did not end with him. Area designers, hair and makeup artists and...
  • Baltimore's Bishme Cromartie is runway-ready

    Baltimore's Bishme Cromartie is runway-ready
    Two years ago, a dejected Bishme Cromartie almost gave up sewing altogether. He had just received a rejection letter from the famed Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. "I just sat there and cried. You would have thought that someone died in my...
  • Weddings from a simpler time

    Weddings from a simpler time
    It was 150 years after his patent went into effect, but John Landis Mason's glass jars with seal-tight lids experienced a renaissance in 2008 — although it wasn't for the use he'd originally intended. Instead of pickling vegetables or preserving...
  • The stitching hour

    The stitching hour
    Fashion students get used to pulling all-nighters in the studio as deadlines approach. But heading into the 11th annual Driehaus Awards for Fashion Excellence recently, Maribel Dinwiddie thought she could rest easy, knowing her last loose thread had been...
  • Los Angeles hopes to make a fashion statement

    Los Angeles hopes to make a fashion statement
    What does the rest of the world picture when it thinks of Los Angeles? Hollywood. Celebrities. Palm trees. Perfect weather. Fashion capital? Not so much. Yes, our celebrities are certainly well-dressed. Yes, the L.A. area is the mecca of youth culture,...
  • Tickets on Sale NOW! 2012 Fashion, Beauty, & Lifestyle Expo (FBL)

    Tickets on Sale NOW! 2012 Fashion, Beauty, & Lifestyle Expo (FBL)
    BUY TICKETS “America’s Next Top Model” Runway Coach J. Alexander to host Washington, DC’s 4th Annual Fashion Beauty & Lifestyle Expo   The 4th Annual “Fashion, Beauty & Lifestyle Expo” (FBL), a local...
  • Shopping: Beach-town boutiques from Venice to Laguna

    Shopping: Beach-town boutiques from Venice to Laguna
    With summer in full swing, it's time to hit the beach — for sunning, yes, but also for shopping. There's a new level of sophistication in shopping along the coast. Locally owned boutiques with a curated point of view are changing the flavor of...
  • 'Fashion Star' looking for designers in Chicago, other cities

    'Fashion Star' looking for designers in Chicago, other cities
    Chicago fashion designers have a chance to impress producers from NBC's "Fashion Star" with their creations during a July 22 casting call at Macy's. "Fashion Star" is looking for 12 innovative designers for its second season. The show's ultimate winner...