Category: Fashion & Shopping

Posh Boutique Caters ‘To Ladies from 20 to 80’

With a daughter and two young grandchildren residing in Bloomington, Laurel Nardine thought it was a good time to move her fashion boutique, Posh, from one Indiana downtown to another. So, after seven years in Vincennes, Nardine relocated Posh Boutique to 118 S. College, the space formerly occupied by Lola and Company.

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IU to Hold Fashion Show For Folks With Disabilities

The fashion world has rarely accommodated people living with disabilities. Most often, clothing created for individuals who use a wheelchair, are unable to manipulate buttons, or need specialized footwear or other clothing adaptations comes with an obvious, sometimes awkward, preference for function over form.

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Moon Stones: Selling Gems, Rocks, Crystals, and Fossils

Located in an iconic Victorian-style building at the corner of East Kirkwood and South Grant Street (that also houses Soma Coffee House and Juice Bar and The Laughing Planet Cafe), Moon Stones sells gems, rocks, crystals, and fossils as old or older than the limestone from which the structure was built.

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The Munns: Makers Of Artistic Furniture (FIRE UPDATE)

Vicki and Lance Munn make art furniture—functional objects of beauty designed to be timeless—under the name VicLan. “We decided we wanted a legacy statement, like an heirloom, as opposed to being trendy,” Vicki explains. “We sign and date everything we make.”

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Bloom’s Greatest Hits: The Girls of Meadowood

Bloomington’s unofficial dress code might be called laid-back casual. But there is one place in town that’s the exception. Drop in at the Meadowood Retirement Community for social hour any Friday evening or on any special event day and you’ll find the residents strategically dressed to the nines.

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Retro Scarf Exhibition & Sale To Benefit Projects in Africa

For many, the term “designer fashion” conjures up visions of expensive garments destined for the wardrobes of the wealthy. An upcoming exhibit and sale, “Retro Visions: Democratizing Scarf Art,” refutes that notion while helping some of the world’s poorest people—women and children in Kenya.

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Lee Loves

Spring is in the air, and many of our local retailers have something in their inventory to help you embrace this lovely season in Bloomington.

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Piace Boutique: Fashion for All Ages (Photo Gallery)

When Johna Davis and Heather Short first opened Piace Boutique in 2010, it was a leap of faith. Born and raised in Bloomington, they each had stable careers—Davis was a certified public accountant, Short a surgical technician. But they both felt there was a gap in the local fashion market.

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Lee Loves

With Jack Frost nipping at our noses (and other body parts), we’re all yearning for that special something that makes us feel pampered. Local retailers offer a blizzard of luxurious finds ready to make your home more inviting or to deck you out in style when you must brave the elements.

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