‘I have the fashions for you’

RICHMOND, Va. — You can label Tara Hall a fashionista from head to toe. And Bizarre Boutique, on E. Brookland Park Boulevard in Richmond, is a reflection of the business owner.

“I love this. This is my passion,” Hall said. “When you look good you feel good. When you look good you empower yourself.”

Hall doesn’t profit from making the most money she can. Her bottom line is all about helping people.

“I always want to save the world and make people happy. I can’t. But you know what I can do, Greg? I can do it through my passion,” Hall said. “I never want a woman to leave here without something she can’t afford.”

Tara Hall

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Tara Hall

For customers down on their luck, the VCU graduate offers gently used items for pennies on the dollar.

“I always wanted to be a blessing to people,” Hall said. “That is what

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Ella Emhoff Is Fashion’s Latest Breakout Star Thanks to an Eclectic Miu Miu Coat & Chunky Boots at the 2021 Inauguration

Among the many fashion statements made at the Capitol during yesterday’s inauguration ceremony, Vice President Kamala Harris’ stepdaughter, Ella Emhoff, was hands down one of the event’s breakout stars.

Dubbed by the Internet already as “the First Daughter of Bushwick” the 21-year-old design student’s eclectic style is a refreshing take in Washington’s otherwise conservative fashion landscape. Ella, who is the daughter of Kamala Harris’ husband Doug Emhoff from his previous marriage to ex-wife Kerstin Emhoff, wore a series of standout outfits during her visit to D.C. this week.

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On Tuesday, during a visit to the Lincoln Memorial, the Brooklyn-based textile designer wore a Thom Browne skirt suit and a double-breasted overcoat, complete with a blue oxford and a striped tie. For Wednesday, Emhoff opted for a crystal-embellished Miu Miu coat that was worn over a burgundy prairie dress designed by Batsheva Hay, a Jewish designer based

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The Improbable, Slightly Surreal, Plan to Save Fashion’s Printed Matter

The three men arrived at the front door of Steven Mark Klein’s sublet on the Lower East Side of Manhattan on June 29 in full personal protective equipment, ready to pack up his piles: the dusty Seussian towers of paper had grown up on every surface of the steel tables and shelves in the small apartment where he has lived for almost 40 years.

By the time the men left that evening, they had two tonnes of paper — enough boxes to fill an entire shipping container that would make its way slowly across the Atlantic to Oslo. There it would come to rest on the third floor of a 19th-century landmark building owned by the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, and sandwiched between its sprawling new gallery space, scheduled to open in 2021, and the Nobel Prize Museum. It would be unpacked and cataloged by a

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Fashion’s Butter Yellow Trend Will Make You Feel Like You’re Wearing a Warm Hug

Photo credit: Victor VIRGILE - Getty Images
Photo credit: Victor VIRGILE – Getty Images

From Cosmopolitan

Confession: I’ve become obsessed with the subtle beauty of pale, pastel yellow that’s been named after one of my favorite food ingredients. Yes, don’t judge me, but I’m equally obsessed with literal butter as I am with butter yellow the color.

All of the reasons I love that melty goodness on a slice of bread are the same reasons I love the shade. It’s as comforting as a hug, warm as sunshine on a cloudy day, and, of course, it looks—and, well, tastes—amazing. By the way, Bottega Veneta, Marc Jacobs, and Miu Miu seem to agree with me. They included tons of butter yellow outfits on the runway, which obviously just makes my heart feel all happy inside.

Street style stars have gone all in on the pastel color too. As they demonstrate in the gallery below, the pale tint looks

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