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Fashion Forward: Jamie Elizabeth Hudrlik of Dirty Birdies Vintage

I think I’m a big color freak because I’m a painter. I just love color. I have this beautiful cardigan that wasn’t even for sale. I got it in Des Moines at this cool thrift store where they sell yarn. There was this really, really chunky knit red cardigan and it was just so yummy. […]

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Iowa City businesses provide style with a conscience

For most of its existence, the fashion industry has operated with little regard for its harmful impact on the environment. In fact, second only to the oil industry, fashion and textiles is believed by many to be the second most caustic industry in the world. Let that sink in. However, an alternative path for fashion […]

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Photos: The Unique fashion show highlights local designers, models

Downtown Iowa City experienced some New York flair this weekend. Local fashion designers Andre Wright and Jessie Zhao teamed up for The Unique, a fashion show that lived up to its billing. The Unique featured not only an alleyway runway, but live graffiti, original music production from Tyrell (Show) Thornton and B-boy dancing as well. […]

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Men’s clothing store opens this week in downtown Iowa City

Scout Men’s Store, Sneak Peek Scout Men’s Store (124 E. Washington St.) — Thursday, Sept. 8 at 6 p.m. A new contemporary men’s retailer is coming to downtown Iowa City — but only for a short while. Scout Men’s Store, a menswear pop-up co-owned by Catherine Champion (of Catherine’s Boutique), Jaime Boling and Jil Dasher, […]

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Stylists from Iowa City’s Buzz Salon head to NYC for Fashion Week: Men’s

Photos courtesy of George Eganhouse A recent trip to a conference in Miami turned out to be fortuitous for hairstylist George Eganhouse and four of his colleagues at Iowa City’s Buzz Salon, all of whom scored passes to work backstage last month at New York Fashion Week: Men’s. During a whirlwind day in NYC, Eganhouse […]

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Revival to take over Soap Opera space

After the Soap Opera announced its plans to close in January after 34 years in business, many in Iowa City have been mourning the inevitable loss of a downtown fixture. But plans are already underway for the storefront as next-door neighbor, Revival, intends to expand into the space and be open by March. Revival sells […]

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Downtown Iowa City boutiques to host pop-up warehouse

Eight downtown businesses are banding together this weekend to host the Downtown Women’s Warehouse Sale in the former Wedge Ped Mall location (136 S. Dubuque St.) on Friday, Nov. 14 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 15 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Velvet Coat, Nori, Catherine’s, Catherine’s X French Connection, Dulcinea, […]

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