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Style Points: Helping You Find a Mascara That Doesn’t Suck

Style Points!

Mascara is probably one of the most bewildering and befuddling makeup item in the beauty aisle (second only to foundation). In fact, I just got asked the other day if I could recommend any decent mascaras. I said, “Sure…however, I will answer you in the format of a Style Points blog post, and if you […]

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Style Points: Don’t forget people like gifts in December

This is not just another (yawn? I hope not) “GIFT GUIDE.” Well, maybe it is, but the difference is that NONE of these items are run-of-the-mill gee-gaws — or photos glommed off the internets of things I have never actually peeped with my peepers or held in my hand. Rather, this is a little smattering […]

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It’s time to talk about Tonya’s 2014 Color of the Year

Dazzling Blue!

This evening I was shopping for some warm winter things and noticed racks of cream, grey and black clothing (with many showcasing this past fall’s trend of “pleather” accents). Cute, but totally expected, and nothing really caught my eye. Until I spotted a knit skirt with short zippers sewn up both sides. The zippers were […]

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Style Points: Spring has arrived

I hope you kept your black combat boots and grunge tees from the ’90s, because, if you haven’t, you are going to wish you had for spring! The difference is that in 2013, we juxtapose them with beautiful feminine pieces like a draped neon dress and delicate necklaces instead of exclusively with the baggy oversized jeans and plaids of yore. […]

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Style Points: When Les Dames and IC Kings collide

IC Kings

Iowa City’s own drag queen group, IC Kings, recently joined forces with Les Dames Burlesque d’Iowa City for a one-night gig at the Mill. In their collaborative acts, the Kings looked even more “Kingly” standing next to the ultra-feminine expressions of Les Dames. Painstakingly creating their male expressions from scratch in daring and original ways, as one audience member remarked, during the large group numbers it was easy to forget that it was, in fact, all female performers on stage. […]

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Style Points: Opulent Thrift

How do Iowa Citians manage to look great without breaking the bank? Leather and lace, rhinestones and screen-printed tees; we scoured local retail hotspots and inquired with our resident DIY-ers-in-chief, searching for the perfect combination of pieces to create luxurious yet affordable ensembles. Featuring: Hair by JoAnn LS at GSpot Hair Design, makeup and styling by Tonya Kehoe-Anderson, clothing by White Rabbit, Merci […]

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