Kelly Oliver: Style Maven at the Helm of Oliver Clothing

Posted by - April 28, 2017

Interviewed by: Kharin Gibson | Photography provided by: Oliver Clothing   I met with Kelly Oliver, owner of Oliver Clothing, a casual, up-scale boutique in Wilmington, featuring chic, designer denim and sensible, yet edgy fashions for both sexes.  Being a female entrepreneur, Kelly agreed to answer some questions revealing what fuels her passion and where

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Azalea Beauty

Posted by - April 4, 2017

Written By: Heather Lee Gordy | Photographed By: Donna Thompson Anyone from Wilmington, NC knows the impact and excitement the Azalea Festival brings each year, and this year Wilmington celebrates their 70th North Carolina Azalea Festival. What started as a small-town event has grown to attract more than 300,000 people and has become a nationally

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Forged in Fire – A Story of Steel

Posted by - March 13, 2017

Written By: Star Sosa Recently I watched a documentary on Netflix entitled Happy People by Werner Herzog.  It is a bit out of the ordinary and not what you might expect from the title. It traces a year in the life of people in a remote Siberian village in the vast Taiga. Isolated and self-sufficient,

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Pleasantly Graceful: A Dress For Every Occasion

Posted by - February 12, 2017

Written By: Heather Lee Gordy | Photographed By: Kimberly Dam With Valentine’s Day and formals coming up (or maybe you’re wanting a date night out with some friends), you may be on a lookout for a new styling dress. We’ve paired a few dresses together with accessories you’re sure to feel confident in for any occasion. 

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The Proposal Puzzle

Posted by - February 7, 2017

Professional Advice on the Perfect Ring for Popping the Question    Written By: Star Sosa So you’ve found the “one” and are preparing to propose. What an exciting and terrifying time. You’ve already won her heart and now you’re looking for the perfect ring to seal the deal; a daunting task, no doubt, but one

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A New Spectrum

Posted by - February 6, 2017

Written By: Heather Lee Gordy | Photographed By: Mark Steelman Photography Like many people, I am fascinated by exotic gems, crystals, and jewelry. But sadly, I find myself uninspired by most of what I see in typical jewelry stores, which is why I was so excited when I first walked into Spectrum Fine Jewelry. Each

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A Modern Legend in the Making

Posted by - January 19, 2017

Written By: Connor Davis | Photographed By: Easlick Photography In the back buildings of the Cotton Exchange a new shop has set its roots. Modern Legend, run by Catherine Hawksworth, has something for every customer. While specializing in vinyl records, she also carries grooming needs, artworks, and jewelry. As Catherine prepares for opening each day

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Vintage Fashion: Thrifting For Style

Posted by - November 11, 2016

“Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way to live.” —Gianni Versace Written by Sara Beck | Photographed by Arthur Green The thing people seem to find most troublesome about fashion is feeling pressure from

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Fairy Tales

Posted by - October 1, 2016

Written By: Catrina Tomsich and Ariana Fronti Fashion can be inspired by different things, but for October we chose to submerge ourselves head first into the magical world of Fairies and Mermaids. For our Fairies we fitted them in white drapery gowns to vitalize the free flow movement of mystic characters. We added flower crowns

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Fashion Diversion

Posted by - September 9, 2016

Styled and written by Catrina Tomsich and Ariana Fronti   It seems like a lot of people are afraid to be themselves in fashion for fear of being a misfit. Don’t be afraid to be a blank canvas and tell a story with your outfits. Instead of trying to mimic someone else, use inspiration from

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