Fashion

Happy Second Birthday StyleWeek!

You’ll want to look your best for this Saturday evening, June 9, as StyleWeek celebrates its two-year anniversary with The Ascension of Style from 6-9 p.m. at the RISD Museum.

It’s time to rock that new frock (Oh, and book a last-minute hair appointment, spray tan, facial wax, what have you). You’ll want to look your best for this Saturday evening, June 9, as StyleWeek celebrates its two-year anniversary with The Ascension of Style from 6-9 p.m. at the RISD Museum. Anyone is invited to go, but you do have…

Get the Inside Scoop–From Your Smart Phone

Rhode Island Monthly has launched a free app that brings you the best of Rhode Island--whereever you are.

Want to get the skinny on the best places to eat, shop and have fun in Rhode Island? Now you can access that information from your smart phone. Rhode Island Monthly just launched a free mobile web app called the Insider’s Guide to RI. It’s got great information for tourists and locals alike. Looking for some Italian food? Check out…

Video Tour of Belle Mer in Newport

This contemporary wedding reception site on Goat Island in Newport has a beautiful indoor ballroom, a wide open outdoor space and incredible ocean views.

If your Facebook feed is anything like mine these days, it’s full of engagements and photos of newborn babies. Proposals are in season, and many future brides have launched into full-on wedding planning mode. I’ve been married for nearly four years, but I remember how stressful the planning can be. It all starts with finding that perfect reception spot, and…

Jill Marinelli Conducts a Wardrobe Makeover

In the May issue of Rhode Island Monthly, we feature personal stylist Jill Marinelli of JM Stylist. Here’s how she helped me streamline my wardrobe and organize my closet.

In the May issue of Rhode Island Monthly, we feature personal stylist Jill Marinelli of JM Stylist. Here’s how she helped me streamline my wardrobe and organize my closet. Many women have the same problem as me. We accumulate a mountain of clothing, but still feel like we have nothing to wear. Part of it is because of disorganization. I…

Flashion in Action

Two recent Roger Williams graduates have launched an illuminating business.

If you’re out at a concert and you see a dude with a skull on his T-shirt that lights up, you may be seeing Flashion Statement in action. T-shirts, sweatshirts and tank tops that illuminate to music are the brainchild of two women in their early twenties who didn’t let the fact that they hadn’t even graduated from college stand…

Dress For Your Shape

Personal stylist Jill Marinelli gives some tips for looking great.

During a woman's life, she may grow from being a tomboy, to filling out, to gaining the freshman fifteen, to having children and eventually menopause. That can involve many fluctuations in weight and size. But that doesn't mean she can't look great, personal stylist Jill Marinelli told a group during a panel at the Women's Summit at Bryant University Thursday….

StyleWeek Day 7: Yellow Clover by Sarah Prost, Peach Carr and Ben Chmura

Video of StyleWeek's final night, which featured Yellow Clover by Sarah Prost, sporty athletic apparel by Peach Carr and extraterrestrial fashion by Ben Chmura.

StyleWeek Providence's final presentations on Saturday evening spotlighted some of the most notable talent of the week, including fashion shows by two "Project Runway" alums. The vibe of each show could not have been more different, as the night kicked off with everyday girly wear by Yellow Clover by Sarah Prost, followed by sporty looks by Peach Carr, and finally,…

StyleWeek Day 6: More Photos from Karla Marie, Brianna Moon and Harpy by Jen Greeke Shows

Here are some more close-up runway shots of the Karla Marie, Brianna Moon and Harpy by Jen Greeke shows, taken by talented photographer Hilary Block of Hilary B. Photography. Thank you Hilary!

Here are some more close-up runway shots of the Karla Marie, Brianna Moon and Harpy by Jen Greeke shows, taken by talented photographer Hilary Block of Hilary B. Photography. Thank you Hilary! Karla Marie "FROZE in KHAOS" The designer’s Froze in Khaos collection tells a story of a winter wonderland and ends with a finale of fiery reds. Brianna Moon…

StyleWeek Day 5: Karen Sabag, Candice Wu and Toni Lyn Spaziano

Last night’s Providence StyleWeek shows featured something for everyone. From curve-hugging evening dresses and bigger than life ball gowns to military meets biker-girl designs and “Mad Men”-like looks, each show had a personality of its own.

Last night’s Providence StyleWeek shows featured something for everyone. From curve-hugging evening dresses and bigger than life ball gowns to military meets biker-girl designs and “Mad Men”-like looks, each show had a personality of its own. Karen Sabag If I were lucky enough to attend the Oscars, I would choose one of these gowns by Karen Sabag (top row). Her…