Taylor Swift and Squad Show Love for Rhode Island at Fourth of July Bash

The Grammy Award-winning singer and her celeb and model friends invaded Westerly, and all the international press ate it up.

Thank you Taylor Swift and friends for visiting the Ocean State over the weekend for the Grammy Award-winning singer's annual pre-Fourth of July bash, and putting Rhode Island on the map once again. The singer's group of friends partied at Taylor's mansion on Watch Hill (conveniently located within snooping distance of the Ocean House), and it included Taylor's new boyfriend…

Attend Angela Moore's Annual Fashion Show and Champagne Brunch

Spend your Thursday morning at the spectacular Rosecliff mansion soaking up seaside fashion.

Veer off your regular Thursday routine, pull out your favorite fancy summer dress from your closet and head over to Angela Moore’s annual Fashion Show and Champagne Brunch on July 7 from 9:30−11:30 a.m. at the spectacular Rosecliff mansion in Newport. Start your day off by taking a Hollywood-worthy photo on the Red Carpet staircase inside the mansion, then breathe…

Modest Swimwear and Resort Wear Debuts at StyleWeek Swim

The rooftop fashion shows feature six regional designers, including modest wear from Elan Rose.

A preview of the Elan Rose collection. Ladies and gentlemen, get ready to experience diversity in swimwear and resort wear. StyleWeek Swim returns to the Providence G rooftop on Sunday, June 12, featuring six different designers who have created versatile and creative fashion collections for the summer season. The event begins at noon with the StyleWeek accessories showcase, including items…

RISD Apparel Students Present Their Work

Three students describe the inspiration behind their designs.

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Todd Oldham at the RISD Museum

“All of Everything” showcases beautiful work from Todd Oldham’s ‘90s fashion days.

When I was growing up, I never thought I would be nostalgic for the ‘90s (who could think of such a thing?), and yet here we are. Todd Oldham’s new show at the RISD Museum is a love letter to the decade when Naomi, Tyra, Cindy and the other supermodels ruled the runways – and a demonstration of a designer’s…

Spring Fashion Look Book

We scoped out (and tried on) the latest spring trends at Shoppe Pioneer in Providence.

Spring is finally here, technically, which means it’s time to rearrange your closet. Move the charming dresses forward and the bulky jackets to the back. Good bye winter, and hello, warmer months. Natalie Spingold has owned Providence’s Shoppe Pioneer, a womens’ fashion and lifestyle boutique, for more than five years. We visited the shop, located at 253 South Main St….

Rhode Iceland T-shirt Will Raise Money for Rhode Island Arts

An anonymous local group has created a website,, selling an apparel line of T-shirts, tanks and sweatshirts bearing the phrase "Rhode Iceland."

It was the gaff seen and heard around the world. A three-second clip in Rhode Island’s state tourism video, released Tuesday,  included a shot of a skateboarder in front of Harpa concert hall in Reykjavik, Iceland. Thanks to two local designers who spotted the flaw, the internet exploded with confusion and dismay. Yes, it was a huge embarrassment for all…

Top 25 Tweets From the Lady Project Summit

Here are some of the most inspiring lessons we learned and fun moments we saw on social media while following along during the Lady Project Summit.

Last Saturday, 300 women from across the country convened for the Lady Project Summit in Providence at Veterans Memorial Auditorium. The day included keynote speakers Ann Shoket (former editor-in-chief of Seventeen), Ruma Bose (President of Chobani Ventures and Chobani Foundation), and Elaine Pouliot (a world-renowned keynote speaker, image consultant and entrepreneur). There were dozens of workshops and panels throughout the…

Get the Ultimate Luxury Manicure or Pedicure at MiniLuxe

The new nail salon at Garden City in Cranston certainly delivers a pampered experience.

I’ve been to my local strip mall nail salon many times, and while it’s an affordable, convenient option, a manicure or pedicure at the new MiniLuxe at Garden City brings the treatments to a whole other level. One step into the clean, white, contemporary salon with soothing music and the season’s runway shows projecting overhead on the wall, and you…

StyleWeek Northeast Season 12 Video Recap

Video shows the finale walks of ten regional fashion designers involved in StyleWeek Season 12.

StyleWeek Northeast Season Twelve featured local and regional designers over five nights of fashion shows. Each night, three of four designers sent their collections down the runway. We filmed the finale walks of ten designers to create this video recap of the February 2016 shows. The featured designers in this video include Clothes Horse Clothing, Tangoella, Devinto, La Fille Colette,…