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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

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

The Gentleman’s Guide to Style

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

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

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

Former Shark Tank contestants discuss their brand and offer fashion tips

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

Plus, bridal looks with vintage flare

Winter Trend Forecast: Metallics

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

Six Outerwear Trends to Wear This Winter

Brace yourself for frigid temperatures with haute coats and chic accessories

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!

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

Detroit Entrepreneur Focuses on Helping Women in Developing Countries

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Dynasty Fur Auction

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.

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.

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.

Treasure Trove

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

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

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

Ice-Solid Position

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

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

Sewing the Seeds

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

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.

Tie Society

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

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

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.

Into the Deep

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

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

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.

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

2013 Best Dressed List

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.

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.

Call to Arms

Fall dressing gets powerful with gender-neutral military looks

In Remembrance

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

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