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Fashion Report: Spring’s Top Trends

Get the look with the season’s best dresses, tops, accessories, and more

Winter Trend Forecast: Metallics

Art meets fashion when the season's edgy evening wear is framed by local industrial metal sculptures

Female Entrepreneurs Are Staking Their Claim in Detroit

These three women-owned businesses are unstacking the deck

The Beautiful Game

Men's fashion suits up with the stars of Detroit City Football Club

Car People

Meet some of the people (and their rides) that make up metro Detroit’s vibrant auto culture

Fashionably Philanthropic

The Founders Junior Council’s longstanding Fash Bash has become one of the DIA’s most anticipated events

Branches on the Evolutionary Tee

Born from a desire to change the city’s image, the Detroit pride T-shirt has grown into a fashionable summer essential

Life's a Picnic

Tips for planning the ultimate family-friendly spread

Street Wise

Local entrepreneurs are putting the Motor City on the fashion map

La Belle Fleur

Florals are an enduring fashion motif, and today’s freshest arrivals range from subtle lace patterns that evoke delicate leaves to botanical-inspired prints.

Spellbound

There’s a certain element of mystery behind putting together dramatic outfits that command attention. We take a cue from director Alfred Hitchcock’s most suspenseful thrillers to focus on modern twists of classic styles.

Enchanted Evening

Turn heads this holiday season in bewitching gowns with glittering details

2015 Holiday Gift Guide

Unwrap the unexpected and unusual from heartwarming stocking stuffers for the little ones to toast-worthy drink accessories for the adults

Corktown Friendsgiving

Bringing Detroit's freshest talent together to create a beautiful November evening dinner party

2015 Best Dressed List

Physical Education

Who said active wear has to look like a baggy pair of sweats and an old T-shirt? We’ve sported some of today’s best athletic-inspired fashion to make the back-to-school season a little more energetic

Drink Recipe: The Hummer

Shake It Off

Sure it’s been a long, cold, and lonely winter. But don’t look back. Let the season’s most exciting looks help you spring forward and "Shake It Off."

A League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

We asked some far-from-regular guys from metro Detroit to guest star as models for our fashion feature. From artists and designers to chefs, passionate dog rescuers, car enthusiasts, and even the Honorary Consul General of Namibia, these men certainly wear it well.

Coming Home

John Varvatos has opened high-profile boutiques from LA to London, but perhaps no location means more to him than the one on Woodward Avenue

Gossip Girls

Instantly classic bridal fashions that can make your big day the talk of the town

A Night on the Town

Evenings out aren’t always just black-tie manners and home by midnight. Sometimes, the high-energy celebration lasts into the wee hours.

Girl's Best Friend

All that glitters isn’t necessarily gold — and diamonds aren’t the only way to add an extra sparkle to holiday fashion

Conversation Starter

Writer-director Mike Binder hopes his new custody battle film Black or White spurs discussions about race

Winter Wonderland

Brimming with Style

A tip of the cap to retailers that kept Detroiters looking sharp

Movin' On Up

Southfield bachelor renovates outdated condo to create a high-rise home for his art collection and family heirlooms

2014 Best Dressed List

They come from all walks of life — from automotive, hospitality, and health to politics and philanthropy. What they have in common is dressing well.

So You Wanna Be A Chef (Or Just Cook Like One)

Local culinary classes range from making doughnuts to earning degrees.

Fresh Fare

Treetops Resort's Farm2Fork events tap the bounty of local producers.

The Art of Smooth

Tony Bennett brings his classic voice and cross-generational appeal to Freedom Hill Amphitheatre this August

Gone To Pot?

As views on marijuana mellow nationwide, voters across Michigan can have their say in the debate with more ballot initiatives this year

Trash or Treasure?

The silver lining to the Asian carp invasion just might be a better understanding of river biology

This Forest is Electric

The show will go on at this summer’s Rothbury music festival — despite the slew of promoters filing lawsuits

Turning the Tide?

Detroit Police Chief James Craig is reopening precincts — and community dialogue — as part of his crime-fighting initiatives

Deconstructing Detroit

Nonprofit sets out to destroy the monster of 'ruin porn' one abandoned home at a time

Green is Good

It's the time of the season for digging, pruning, and (maybe) planting

If You Build It Right, Millions Will Come

How an arms race architect named Dave Dombrowski has taken the Detroit Tigers from helpless to heroic

Long Gone

Tiger Stadium isn't the Detroit area's only bygone baseball venue

Raising the Bar

From metro Detroit hails an online fundraising platform that's been redefining philanthropy on a national scale

Scene Stealer

Detroit-born Broadway star Elaine Stritch still attracts — and charms — a crowd

Fashion Meets Furniture

Nigel Barker left N.Y. Fashion Week early to team up with Art Van

Man's Best Friend

Spring Accessories to Make Sure You're Best Dressed to the K9's

Inspired Interpretations

Bridal fashions for the gown - and wedding - of your dreams

American Classics

A sweeping gown, a well-tailored tux, carefully crafted cars — they all have timeless beauty. The curves, the colors, and a little bit of extra flair make these vehicles and the fashions...American Classics

Freshen Up For Fall

These hand-picked hair, makeup, and skincare products are some of our favorites. Try them to smooth away wrinkles, brighten your eyes, and tame unruly hair just in time for fall.

Call to Arms

Fall dressing gets powerful with gender-neutral military looks

Custom Cool, Carefree Cool

Taking a fresh look at summer

Men's Spring Fashion: On The Town

Men's Spring Fashion.

Not Tied to Tradition, Bow Ties Make a Comeback

‘Black tie’ doesn’t have to be taken literally. Men can add flair to bows with color and pattern

Auto Products

Festive Fashion: Party Looks Take Center Stage

Standout textures, colors, and embellishments put holiday-party fashions at center stage.

The 10 Best Dressed Metro Detroiters of 2012

Stylish men and women share their thoughts on how to wear it well

Fall Fashion: Found in Translation

Like the pleasingly quirky results of foreign phrases reinterpreted, redefining elements of fashion trends can create a personal narrative that's yours alone.

My Summer With Marilyn

On the 50th anniversary of her tragic death, screen icon Marilyn Monroe is back in the spotlight.

Men's Spring Fashion

Full-bloom colors energize fashions for men in a season flowering with vibrant hues.

Bridal Fashion: White Wedding

Luminous as a pearl, translucent as a diamond, diaphanous as a passing wisp of cloud, a whisper-white wedding palette — from snowy to ivory and champagne — inspires a hush, a pristine aura before the speaking of the vows

North American International Auto Show Fashions

Designer Jennifer Chun on Her Spring/Summer Collection

Designer Jennifer Chun took a break from her busy design schedule to talk with Hour Detroit about fashion and her 2012 Spring/Summer collection, which ships to Tender in Birmingham in mid-January.

Fashion: One Item, Four Looks

With versatility as the goal, a single article of clothing can do double duty -- and beyond -- for different events.

Fall Fashion: Polka Dots Lend Spot-on Style

Q&A: Christos Garkinos, Designer Consignment Business Owner

High-end consignment biz gives designer duds a second life.

Spring Fashion

A colorful fling with spring at Dearborn's The Henry Ford.

Just Married — In Michigan

Local weddings celebrating the union of creative couples provide inspiration for all those details — from invitations to centerpieces.

Scene Stealers

Photographed at Cranbrook House & Gardens, Bloomfield Hills

Makeup Masters

My makeup, my makeup!” was the popular line from the award-winning Detroit Zoo commercial that ran in the 1980s, depicting the animals preparing for their daily “show” for visitors to the park. What’s funny is how important those lines seem to be for human celebrities these days, with the popularity of red-carpet events, the advent of high-def TV, and aggressive paparazzi lurking around every corner.

On the Right Footing

At Nadwa’s new location, a unique pedicure and a professional manicure show hands-on attention.

Suspended Animation

Aerial yoga provides a lift for those looking for a twist on their exercise regimen.

Cutting a Figure

Pamella DeVos’ sophisticated designs garner star attraction among Hollywood celebrities.

Very Cool Ice

Any way you cut it, Ahee’s diamond necklace is brilliant.

Brushing Up

Airbrush makeup has a firm foundation in looking good and lasting long.

Facing Facts

Let yourself glow with a high-end facial at beauty oasis Bluemercury.

50 Going on 15: Dressed to Kill

OK, so far you’ve managed to stay true to your New Year’s resolution to drop some pounds. But there’s more to looking good than just being slender.

Political Spots

Michigan took a back seat in the recent presidential primary season, no thanks to the vagaries of party politics.

They're Stylin'

Michigan talent is heading to New York’s Couture Fashion Week.

Suited to Summer

Sartorial etiquette doesn't take a vacation, even on the hottest and most humid days. But it's possible to stay cool while following fashion protocol.

Learning Experience

Students get high marks making clients look and feel good at Royal Oak's sleek Douglas J. Aveda Institute.

Sarah Spratt

For upstart designer Sarah Spratt, a Downriver childhood and Cass Corridor education provided an outsider sensibility that’s serving her well.

Kevan Hall

After years of creating sweeping gowns and separates for a clientele that includes some of Hollywood’s most elite, Kevan Hall has a formula that seems less about the precision of components and more about the inspiration behind them