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Q&A: Nancy Barr, Curator of Photography at the Detroit Institute of Arts

Plus, information about the DIA’s upcoming exhibit, Lost & Found

Q&A: Douriean Fletcher, Jewelry Designer for ‘Black Panther’

During a visit to Detroit, the creative will give a behind-the-scenes look at the film’s accessories

5 Tips for Crafting Floral Designs Like a Pro

Natalia Januszewski creates an arrangement that adds drama to even the most minimalist spaces

The Gentleman’s Guide to Style

From grooming to shopping, a comprehensive directory for stylish men in metro Detroit

Meet the Michigan Native Known for His Palm Beach Landscapes

Keith Williams’ inherent knack for landscaping blossomed from his Bloomfield Hills yard

Q&A: Karissma Yve, Creator of Xenophora

The Brightmoor native discusses the meaning behind her jewelry, her journey to Paris Fashion Week, and beyond

Fashion Report: Spring’s Top Trends

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

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Curtis Sullivan, owner and operator of Vault of Midnight stores in Ann Arbor and Grand Rapids, wants to be known as more than just a local comic book shop.

Stationary for Your Sweetheart

Share sweet sayings with your special someone this Valentine’s Day with stationery by Michigan-based makers

The Fisher Building Is a One-Stop Shop for the Alternative Bride

Plus, bridal looks with vintage flare

The Philosophy Behind Intentional, Unconventional Home Decor

Inside a former window dresser’s eclectic West Village home

Check Out These Local Retailers This Holiday Season

From gift shops to clothing stores and everything in between

Six Outerwear Trends to Wear This Winter

Brace yourself for frigid temperatures with haute coats and chic accessories

This Season's Hottest Gifts for Everyone on Your List

We sifted through nearly 500 items from local and national brands to help you find the perfect gifts for your friends, family, and coworkers.

Retail Report: Get Your Holiday Shopping Started at These New Metro Detroit Shops

There’s plenty of new, local retailers to meet all of your gift-giving needs

How to Look Sharp for Your Next Dinner Party

Detroit-based menswear stylist and blogger Michael-Anthony Spearman dishes out his best advice

Expert Tips for Making Your Lipstick Last

Lipstick enthusiast and founder of The Lip Bar Melissa Butler shows you how to make the season's top lipstick trends stay from home to happy hour

Recreating Fall Beauty Trends at Somerset Collection’s Nordstrom

Brand experts share tips for achieving bold lips, smoky eyes, flawless skin, and more

Black Diamonds Worthy of Your Wishlist

Add intrigue to your jewelry box this season

An Hour With... Aki Choklat

Fashion Accessories Chair, College for Creative Studies

New Frocks on the Block

Playing ‘what’s in our (shopping) bag’ with new Detroit retailers

How Aaliyah Fans Inspired an Upcoming M.A.C. Cosmetics Collection

On the 16th anniversary of Aaliyah’s death, the Detroit-native’s legacy lives on.

Baking Basics

Must-have tools for your next sweet treat cook-off

Gift Ideas for the No. 1 Dad

Treat Pops to something extra special this Father’s Day with stylish accessories, gadgets, and treats

Cozy Home Decor

Inspiration to make you feel at home

La Vie en Rose

Vintage bridal looks for a timeless and unforgettable wedding celebration.

FashionSpeak Recap & Interview with Kevan Hall

A recap of this year's FashionSpeak conference in Detroit and an exclusive interview with fashion designer Kevan Hall.

Web Exclusive: Electric Forest 2015 Photos

A photo recap from Electric Forest 2015.

Tie Society

Detroit-based Cyberoptix’s new menswear line adds a dash of creativity to the cubicle

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

Women Who Rock

Women Who Rock tour stops at the Henry Ford

Star-Powered Celebration

The Six Million Dollar Man, the Bionic Woman, and even Captain Kirk are coming to Motor City Comic Con’s 25th anniversary

In the midst of the city, pond and garden club members share ideas to create serene, backyard oases

In the midst of the city, pond and garden club members share ideas to create serene, backyard oases

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

Green is Good

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

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

Steep Learning Curve

Educating the Motor City about the world's most popular beverage

Man's Best Friend

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

Heart Warmers

Local products may be just the ticket for your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day

It's Time for Cashmere

It’s time to stock up on luxurious cashmere — from cozy blankets to classic sweaters.

Celebrity Hairstylist Jonathan Antin Visits Detroit for Beauty Buzz 2012

Burgundy: Color of the Season

Bordeaux, merlot, cabernet — no matter what you call it, burgundy is the color of the season.

Arm Candy: Our Favorite Fall Handbags

Exotic materials, classic shapes, and bold splashes of color — our favorite fall handbags have it all.

Get Your Kicks: Awesome Autumn Footwear

Step out in style with fall’s towering wedges, equestrian-inspired boots, and fashion-forward flats

Manicures Flaunt Fall Colors

This autumn, ‘finger’ painting takes a vibrant turn

SPF — A Monogram for Beauty

It’s no secret that shielding the face from the sun’s harmful rays is one of the keys to healthy, youthful-looking skin. This summer, go beyond traditional sunscreen and add these luxe products with a protective streak to your beauty routine.

Sock 'N' Sole for Father's Day

On Father's Day consider giving appropriate accessories to the man who's always a step ahead.

New Cosmetics Put a Fresh Face on Spring

Color is back in season with this fresh makeup palette

Threads of Fashion Advice from Designer Ann Yee

After receiving rave reviews for her fall collection at Fashion Week in New York, South Lyon native Ann Yee, 28, took a break from her hectic schedule to talk with Hour Detroit via e-mail.

Tim Gunn, of ‘Project Runway,’ Talks About Dressing for Black-tie Events

During a recent stop at Somerset Collection in Troy, Tim Gunn offered a few tips on black-tie style.

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Muscling In

LaVida Massage is skilled at untying the knots for tensed-up patrons.

Yoga for Youth

Stretching out keeps students from stressing out.

Self-serve

Pour on the comfort with vibrant pitchers and pots that add visual pleasure to seasonal cider and hot tea. As for those pumpkin-spice cookies, heap them on a tray for guest-worthy presentation.

Goodness and Light

Andiamo’s healthful ‘Lean’ menu is just what the doctor ordered.

Style Maker

Former metro Detroiter Johnny Wujek adds his signature flair to the looks of actresses and musicians.

Skin to a ‘T’

Miriam Kleinman, founder of Teava Skincare, says that applying tea ingredients directly to the skin can help smooth wrinkles and prevent premature aging.

No Place Like Om

Plymouth Yoga Room stretches the body and mind.

Get Personal

An in-home trainer is a good fit for busy people or those who have trouble getting motivated.

Sweet Solace

Krystyna’s European Spa’s new location continues its commitment to creating a tranquil and relaxing experience.

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.

This Place Rocks

A hot-rock manicure and pedicure at the homey Carol Lewis Day Spa is a cool idea.

Skin-Win

Face it: What you eat really does make a difference in the way you look.

Follow the Scent

Beautiful bottles, big names, and anniversary editions define the newest scents for men and women.

Pinning Your Hopes

Presidential campaign buttons tally up a lot of favorable votes with fervent political memorabilia collectors.

Taking a 'D' Tour

The road to relaxation is paved with amenities galore.

Health Insurance

Buy a swimsuit, get toned, sport a pedicure, and don’t forget to carry a life preserver in the form of sun protection, even when you’re nowhere near the beach.

The Sun's No Fun

For skin protection, aim to have it made in the shade.

Learning Experience

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

Billow Talk

Linen shirts for summer.

Pure Beauty

Organic makeup lets you put on a happy face — naturally

Jean Scene

This season, jeans are as fashionable as ever. Follow these tips for a smart spring purchase.

Going Healthy

For most people, sitting down to a home-cooked family dinner à la the Cleavers is as remote as black-and-white TV.

Taking the Plunge

The sleek Immerse Spa at MGM Grand Detroit is drenched in amenities, including a shimmering pool, sauna, whirlpool — and, for massage enthusiasts, something called a bonger

Hands-on Solutions

From suntanning to pruning roses, bathing babies to sanding furniture, hands wear the effects of our daily labors like a glove.

Eater's Digest

Eat, drink, and be wary: With the aid of a registered dietitian, we sort through today's nutritional conundrums and arrive at some answers

Don't Be a Yule Fool

It's party season, but making merry by dressing like an elf, revealing too much cleavage, and chugging down holiday spirits are all Noel no-no's.

Gourd for You

Squash, the giant-size vegetables of autumn, pack a large dose of dietary benefits. On the vitamin report card, you might say they rank an A-plus.