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A Fresh Take

Elements of modern, Scandinavian, and rustic design inspire this season’s most enchanting tablescapes

All of the Lights

Neutral-colored packaging and warm notes — fall candles make for a cozy night in

A-List: Red Alert

Add some fire to your fall wardrobe with brilliant cherry baubles, moody merlot mules, and more

Your Must-Have Packing List for End-of-Summer Travels

Make end-of-season wanderlust simple with these carry-on essentials

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

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

7 Local Brews That Look as Good as They Taste

Celebrate Michigan Craft Beer Month with these artfully designed brews

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

3 Tips for Prepping Your Patio This Summer

Interior designer Jimmy Angell offers expert pointers for the season

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

A-List: Rainy Day Essentials

April showers bring waterproof makeup, wardrobe essentials in glossy finishes

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.

Start Your Spring Cleaning With These Stylish Storage Picks

This season, stow your home goods in these chic boxes, baskets, and bins

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

7 Decadent Fragrances for Home and Body

Add allure to your vanity this winter with these luxurious scents

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

16 Essentials for Your Next Detroit Lions Tailgate Party

Gear up for the big game with these must-have picks

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

Metro Detroit Beauty Products to Help Put Your Best Face Forward

Get primped to perfection with goods from Mills Apothecary, Sfumato Fragrances, Rebel Rush Cosmetics, and more

Cozy Home Decor

Inspiration to make you feel at home

La Vie en Rose

Vintage bridal looks for a timeless and unforgettable wedding celebration.

Get Fit with New Year's Gear from Detroit Businesses

Stay stylish while you work off those holiday pounds

Michigan Made in the Kitchen

Show your state pride with these locally based food products

As Seen on Email!

Readers send us more product pitches than we know what to do with — until now

Something New

From ‘save the date’ to ‘thank you’ notes, local designers can put a personal stamp on your big day with customizable, one-of-a-kind bridal stationery

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.

Hand-Crafted Glamour

Looking to add life to your party? Try a cocktail ring on for size.

Charitable Treasures

Money goes a long way with a purchase from these local businesses

Web Exclusive: Electric Forest 2015 Photos

A photo recap from Electric Forest 2015.

Grooming for Success

With the help of local companies’ products, men can put their best faces forward

Health and Beauty Products

Earthly Delights

Just in time to welcome the May flowers, local stores have some of the essentials you need to bring out your inner green thumb

Beer Pairings

Hop-friendly accessories for craft brew fans

Against the Grain

Two young woodworkers commit to keeping their businesses in Detroit

Winter Chase

Don’t let snow, ice, or overcrowded gyms keep you from exercising. Here’s the gear you’ll need to be an all-weather warrior.

A-List: (Re)Purposeful Designs

Michigan shops tout socially responsible furniture, artwork, décor, and more

Tie Society

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

Web Exclusive: Interview with Apolis, a brand featured at Willys Detroit

Web Exclusive: Bruce Weber at the DIA

On Thursday, June 19th, Hour Detroit attended an exclusive preview of photographer Bruce Weber's exhibition at the Detroit Institute of Arts.

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

Deconstructing Detroit

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

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

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

Heart Warmers

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

Inspired Interpretations

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

A-List: Wet Goods

Water-inspired products — from South Pacific-hued makeup to a custom-made succulent garden.

A-List: Hidden Treasures

Spruce up your garden with whimsical accessories.

A-List: The Clean Scene

From iconic Brillo pads to fresh new solutions, environmentally friendly products brighten your spring cleaning duties.

Home Furnishings: His & Hers

A-List: Best Bets for January

A-List: Best Bets for November

A-List: Best Bets for October

A-List: Best Bets for September

A-List: Best Bets for August

A-List: Best Bets for July

A-List: Best Bets for Dad

Grooming products for Father’s Day (June 17) that will help him look, feel, and smell great — from head to toe.

A-List: Mom to a Tea

Make Mother’s Day (May 13) memorable by taking her to a tea, brunch, breakfast, or even a baking class

A-List: April 2012

Best Bets for April

A-List : February 2012

Super Bowls for the big game

A-List: January 2012

Best Bets for January

A-List: November 2011

Best bets for November.

A-List: October 2011

Best Bets for the Haunting Month.

A-List: September 2011

Best bets for September.

A-List: August 2011

Best Bets for July

Products: Just Add H2O & SPF

Just add H2O & SPF

Products: Everything's Coming Up Roses for Mom

Products: Everything's Coming Up Roses for Mom

Earth-Friendly April Fashions

Earth-Friendly April Fashions

Green Pieces for March

Green Pieces for March.

Best Bets for February

Best Bets for February.

Best Bets for January

Six items topped out A-List for January.

Best Bets of November

Six items topped our A-list for November.

Best Bets of September

Six items topped our A-list for September.

Best Bets of July

Six items topped our A-list for July.