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Best Dressed 2018

Pulling back the curtain on this year’s selection of the region’s most stylish denizens

Business Class

Trim suits, creative layers, and crisp white shirts - Fall's wardrobe essentials are fitting for the boardroom and beyond

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

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

Let Chanel’s Couture Collection Inspire Your Next Garden Party

Celebrate the centennial of the French designer’s couture house opening

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

Blown Summer Style Challenge: Be Brave With This Season's Sheer Fabrics

Billowy silhouettes and scintillating jewelry create an ethereal appeal

6 Minutes with Betsey Johnson

The famed fashion designer unveiled her latest assortment of clothing and accessories at Somerset Collection

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.

Detroit-based Ash & Erie Develops Clothing Line for ‘Shorter Guys’

Former Shark Tank contestants discuss their brand and offer fashion tips

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

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

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

According to Stacy London, Detroit Will Be “Cooler” Than Chicago

The Fashion Speak keynote speaker shares her thoughts about the Midwest, Meijer fashion, and the fashion industry’s political responsibility

This Detroit Fashion Brand is Tackling the City's Dropout Problem

One in four Detroit students will not graduate high school

Somerset’s St. John Boutique Welcomes New Collection

Saturday Fashion Event to spotlight office clothing

Detroit’s New Lululemon Partners with Downtown Boxing Gym

The athletic wear company’s downtown space will focus on community engagement

How to DIY Fall's Trendiest Accessories: Statement Earrings

A new workshop allows guests to build their own runway-inspired baubles for less

Long Live Rock!

Detroit Native John Varvatos Partners with Big Machine Records

A Morning with Fashion Blogger Grace Liang

Welcome to the world of the style-setter behind Color and Grace

25 Detroit Shops to Get Your Fall Fashion Fix

Complete your fall wardrobe with items from these local shops

Accessories as Status Symbols

Alluring fashion pieces evoke the early days of Detroit’s J.L. Hudson Company department store

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

Best Dressed 2017

Meet metro Detroit's most stylish NFL player, dentist, nail salon owner, and more

Lisa Frank and Reebok Team Up for the Giveaway of a ’90s Enthusiast’s Dreams

Millennials, rejoice!

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

The Peacock Room to Open New Flagship Location Inside Fisher Building

Summer Essentials

Your warm weather get-together isn’t complete without these local goods

Gift Ideas for the No. 1 Dad

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

Looks to Die For

Detroit-based The Fashion Massacre enters its eighth year in style

The Beautiful Game

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

Nab These Looks from the Runway with Metro Detroit Finds

Fashion shows across the globe inspire spring style close to home

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

Car People

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

A Night to Remember

Ringing in the New Year with style

Get Personal

Holiday gifts for your foodie, sports fan, music lover, and more

Designed by Detroit

From bags to neckties, get to know some of the local fashion scene’s brightest homegrown talents

2016 Best Dressed List

This year’s picks come from all over the metro Detroit map — from the entertainment industry and sports world to boardrooms and courtrooms

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.

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The Look of Love

Bridal fashion doesn’t necessarily have to be wed to tradition.

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

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.

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

Web Exclusive: Electric Forest 2015 Photos

A photo recap from Electric Forest 2015.

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.

Sewing the Seeds

Establishing a garment district and promoting fashion industry skills could help fuel Detroit’s recovery

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.

Tie Society

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

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.

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

Green is Good

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

Into the Deep

n an underwater world of mystery and intrigue, an enchanting creature reveals the season's most covetable treasures