Nothing quite beats the calming, yet equally invigorating, aroma of a vibrant flowers basking in the sun’s rays. With plants sprouting and flowers in full bloom in the Sierra, here’s a look at everything essential oils including where you can see the plants being grown, places that bottle locally and some artists doing fun things with botanicals.
Spring trends celebrate the styles of yesteryear. By Ashley Polan It’s the beginning of a new decade, so it’s only fitting that many trends dawning the runway look back on the past. We’ve seen styles popping up from the 50s, 70s, and even the Renaissance period! Here are the top five trends this spring and local vintage shops where you can shop these looks.
All That Sparkles, Wear a piece of Nevada with jewelry crafted from local gems. By Annie Flanzraich. Nevada may be known as the Silver State. Still, along with all those precious minerals, there are also precious stones hiding in its austere earth.
Wearable Winter Trends, Keep warm and stay fashionable this season! By Ashley Polan. It may be cold outside, but that doesn’t mean you need to give up your style to stay warm this season. With plenty of trendy stops throughout Reno/Tahoe, you’ll be sure to enjoy shopping in this winter wonderland!
Your guide to finding the perfect gift. By Holly Zynda. Whether for a special occasion or to commemorate your trip, here is our roundup of must-have products sold locally, so you can share the gift of Reno/Tahoe.
By Britton Griffith. A Sierra summer is calling! With days filled on the lake, adventures on the mountain, pool time in the BLC and brunching along the Truckee River, we hope you packed some stylish essentials for your visit. If not, here are some places to find the latest trends.
Get trendy with local brands and shops celebrating all things headwear. By Ashley Polan. Hats are everywhere. Look around, I bet you see someone rocking some headwear right now. Or, maybe you have one on! Hats are a great way to express yourself and show off your favorite team, a place you’ve visited or where you’re from.
Local retailers that’ll keep you warm this winter. By Heidi Bethel. If you’re anything like me, I like options … especially when it comes to braving the wintry air outdoors. Adding a layer, or two, is one of the best ways to ensure an enjoyable day on the mountain. This season, as you’re out trekking down the snow-lined trails of Tahoe and beyond, be sure to keep those body temperatures comfortable with clothing and gear from some of our favorite local purveyors.
The golden rules to scoring epoch victories! By Emily Skyle. I’m that girl, you know, the one that gets downright giddy when they get an amazing deal on clothes. If I get a compliment on my favorite maxi dress, my auto-response is “Thanks! I got it for $11!” and then I bask in the memory of my glorious shopping victory. Yet, with all my years of shopping sales, I had never really ventured into the world of new-to-me clothing. To me, “used” clothing meant ill-fitted, hand-me-down mom jeans that smelled like our weird neighbor, Hazel. That all changed 15 years ago, when my friend Bree taught me the golden rules of shopping vintage and it resulted in some pristine Jimmy Choo heels for $89! (Cue the angels singing!)
Shopping For Summer Fashions – Summer tips and trends from area pros. By Natasha Bourlin. Each summer, wardrobes bloom like the colorful flowers outside. Since summertime shopping can seem overwhelming, this fashionable guide will share current trends and help you hunt down everything from haute couture to affordable attire this season.