Fashion

Reinvented Home Goods By Rhode Island Rustic

The Wickford-based home goods company is where "rustic simplicity meets contemporary style."

When you go outside after a major storm and see branches strewn on the ground, it can look like a scene of destruction. But a Wickford-based couple is creating new life from pieces of fallen wood they find along Rhode Island’s shorelines and coastal woods. Using materials they’ve collected from walks with their dog and from manufacturing plants in Warwick and…

StyleWeek Northeast Season 11 Runway Show Finale Mashup Video

We put together a video showcasing nine designers’ finale shows, including the sold out opening and closing nights.

StyleWeek Northeast Season 11 was a resounding success in the new venue, the Ballroom at Providence G. The simple, contemporary white background with historical detailing and crystal chandeliers was the perfect backdrop for runway shows featuring emerging and established regional designers. Every evening of the five-night showcase featured the collections of three designers, and each had his or her own…

StyleWeek Kicks Off Tonight with Five Nights of Fashion

This eleventh season, the catwalk will be set up in a brand new location, the ballroom at the Providence G Building from Sept. 14-18.

StyleWeek’s Spring 2016 shows promise to dress up Providence in stunning looks from local designers. This eleventh season, the catwalk will be set up in a brand new location, the ballroom at the Providence G Building (100 Dorrance St.) from Sept. 14-18. The Accessory Showcase is always free and open to the public, and this year, it will be held…

Slow Flowers in Little Compton

Farmer florist Mary Kate Kinnane explains the beauty of locally grown blooms.

It’s a fact: Supermarket red roses and daisies — why are the seed heads always neon green? — wither next to billowy cosmos, dahlias, purple lupine, sunny shasta daisies and peonies grown in local soil. They’re prettier, that’s for sure. They often smell nicer, too, and they last longer in the vase. But (the best part) locally grown flowers are…

High Society Fashion in the City By the Sea

Child and Family of Newport brought out the fashion tent at Salve Regina University's Ochre Court to showcase the latest from local designers.

Last week, Child and Family of Newport presented Au Courant, the Golden Age of Hollywood, alongside StyleWeek Northeast. Models walked down the runway inside a beautiful tent set up on the lawn at Ochre Court mansion at Salve Regina University. Fashionable men and women from Aquidneck Island, Providence and beyond came out to support the social service provider of Newport County,…

A Stylish Reason to Sip Champagne On a Thursday Morning

The theme for this year’s Angela Moore Fashion Show and Champagne Brunch is "Fashion through the Decades."

It’s time to plan your summer’s best outfit for the annual Angela Moore Fashion Show and Champagne Brunch. The Newport social event is happening on July 9 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the historic waterfront mansion, Rosecliff, and stylish women and men from near and far will get an exclusive look at classic looks recreating the style of fashion…

Q-and-A: Kiel James Patrick

The Kiel James Patrick jewelry, clothing and accessories brand evolved from humble beginnings to international success.

Kiel James Patrick and Sarah Vickers at Castle Hill Inn in Newport. Photo from Instagram @KJP. Kiel James Patrick's popular Rhode Island-made brand, featuring those trademark anchor rope bracelets, has expanded into clothing, ties, shoes and other accessories. When sales of the bracelets began to surpass production capacity, Patrick and his future wife, Sarah Vickers, moved the business from Patrick’s backyard to a factory…

Don't Miss These Three Spring Fashion Events

SEED Cirque, StyleWeek Swim and Au Courant will keep your social calendar packed this season.

Summer is nearly here, and that means StyleWeek Swim. The swimwear fashion event is returning in June to the Hotel Providence, where StyleWeek began. But you don’t have to wait until June to get your fashion fix, because there’s a SEED party to benefit up-and-coming student designers who will be participating in the mentorship program. Here’s the information on all…

Free People to Open in Providence Place Mall

The stores feature clothes with a bohemian vibe.

Fans of boho style, get excited: Free People is coming to Providence Place Mall. The company is opening its first store in Rhode Island, and will be stocking maxi dresses, minis, rompers and other styles with bold prints, embroidery and lace, according to a news release. It will also feature a line of lingerie called “Intimately Free People.” "Providence is…

Top Five with Blueprint 5

Jim Fortier spills on the hottest spring trends for men.

The Style spread in the May issue of Rhode Island Monthly is made for the jet-setting man. In addition to mainstay menswear shops like Royal Male and Milan, the section includes a few picks from new men's clothing store, Blueprint 5, in East Greenwich. I'm still drooling over a dreamy brown leather overnighter featured in the section — a once-in-a-lifetime…