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A-List: Plan Ahead

Stylish organization tools for the New Year

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

7 Local Brews That Look as Good as They Taste

Celebrate Michigan Craft Beer Month with these artfully designed brews

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

A-List: Rainy Day Essentials

April showers bring waterproof makeup, wardrobe essentials in glossy finishes

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

7 Decadent Fragrances for Home and Body

Add allure to your vanity this winter with these luxurious scents

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

New Frocks on the Block

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

Baking Basics

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

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

Detroit Entrepreneur Focuses on Helping Women in Developing Countries

Fair trade accessories symbolize community and charity for owner of Love Travels. Imports

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

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

Treasure Trove

Through local firm’s Life Chests, people preserve memories, pass on personal legacies and family memorabilia to their loved ones

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

Ballroom Blitz

Boosted by TV shows, the dance floor is the ‘new’ place to find romance, friends, confidence, and community

Authentic Artistry

For the MOT’s production of Frida, costume designers went right to the source — contracting with Oaxacan women to create traditional Mexican outfits

Power Couple— 1930s Style

Multimillion-dollar DIA exhibit explores Detroit’s influence on iconic Mexican artists Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo

Against the Grain

Two young woodworkers commit to keeping their businesses in Detroit

Ice-Solid Position

Red Wings’ Mike Babcock’s worth as a coach isn’t in question, but where will he lace up his skates?

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.

The Nature of Giving

Careful craftsmanship can turn precious metal, found objects, or raw materials into thoughtful holiday gifts

Mercury Rising

Former online business establishes funky bricks-and-mortar Retropolis shop in the not-so-trendy Harper Woods

Support System

Common Ground’s Tony Rothschild reflects on 25 years of helping people move from crisis to hope

The Golden Touch

Olympic medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White are taking a break from competitive skating this year, but are keeping busy with Thanksgiving parade grand marshal honors, college studies, and more

Well-Groomed Gents

Facial hair is in full force for ‘Movember.’ If you need help keeping it civilized, these places have you covered.

A-List: (Re)Purposeful Designs

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

Rebel Girl

Getting to know what inspires metro Detroit native and fashion designer Anna Sui

A Passion for Pelts

The 300-year-plus legacy of Detroit’s fur industry

Where The Wild Things Are

Whimsical interpretations on wardrobe classics

Man's Best Friend

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

America’s Sweetheart: An Evening with Molly Ringwald

Hour Detroit spoke with Ringwald on the phone to discuss what inspired her jazz album, and what the future holds for her.

Confident By Design

Home interior design professional and Michigan native Stephen Nobel shares how to transform a room into a reflection of you

Heart Warmers

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

Home & Away

Destination or downtown? Wedding venues are a matter of personal choice.

Detroit’s Jewel of Broadway

Dead at 87, Grosse Pointe Park native Julie Harris spent her career as one of the most revered stage actresses of her time.

In Remembrance

Hour Detroit magazine featured novelist Elmore Leonard, who died on August 20 at his home in Birmingham, in the March, 2003 issue.

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.

Best Bets of June

Six items topping our A-list for June.

Best Bets for May

Six items topping our A-list for May.

Naturals for Earth Day

Looking good on Earth Day (or, any day!) with natural products.

Spring Fever

Push the season with florals, pastels, airy fabrics — and a little skin, if you dare.

A-List: January 2010