Central Michigan Life – Fashion students explore Detroit fashion scene

After a year of virtual meetings, the members of the Fashion Association of Merchandising and Design (FAMD) took a day trip to Detroit to learn about career opportunities in Michigan. 

FAMD normally has an annual trip to learn about the fashion industry. A group of 12 went to New York City in February 2020 where they volunteered for New York fashion week as model dressers. Due to Covid-19, they were unable to take an out-of-state trip this year.

Instead, FAMD President Emily Doyle, Saginaw grad student, decided to plan a day trip on March 26 to explore opportunities in the

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40 styles for a youthful aesthetic

Whether you’re a baby boomer just now learning of the newer generation or a millennial in a constant battle with their younger peers, one thing is for sure — Gen Z is making waves in the world of fashion and there is no way to ignore them.

This is most evident on the short-video app TikTok, where Gen Z users, typically born around the very late 1990s if not the early 2000’s today through the early 2010s, are taking a stand when it comes to style. Most notably, the Zoomers as some like to call them, have canceled skinny jeans

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More consumers are shopping online for cars. Can dealerships keep up?

The rise of the internet and online shopping seemed to signal the ignoble end to the ubiquitous car dealership in the 1990s.

Those gloomy predictions from industry watchers turned out to be wrong; consumers continued to flock to dealerships, which largely carried on despite the critics. Then the COVID-19 pandemic hit, closing showrooms, sending sales teams home and driving consumers online to purchase vehicles.

Insiders again sounded the alarms that dealerships would not survive. In reality, the exact opposite happened.

The pandemic has been a boon for U.S. dealers, which reported record profits in 2020 even with reduced staff and

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10 Outdoor Cooking Tools: Accessories for Grilling and More

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The United States has officially sprung forward, ushering in longer days and the opportunity to spend more time outside. As a result, outdoor cooking is back on the rise. If you plan to break out your favorite warm-weather recipes any time soon, Amazon has everything you need to make them better than ever.   

If you’ve spent enough time in front of a grill, you probably know the importance of a great burger press. The 4.5-inch Weston Burger

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‘The Cottages’ in Hamburg are inspired by English style | [BN] Home

Interior features include 8’/9’ ceilings on the first and second floors (if the model has one). Buyers have the choice of gas or electric for the range and dryer. Buyers also have choices of hardwood or ceramic tile in the foyer, mudroom, laundry, kitchen and bathroom. Walk-in showers and closets are standard in the master bedrooms and all patio homes also have a fireplace in the family room.

There rae granite countertops in the kitchen and Wilson art laminated countertops in the bath. Kohler fixtures are used as are Whirlpool/Frigidaire dishwasher and microwave.

Exterior features include 30-year architectural roof singles,

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Grand Forks graduate sews success in Minneapolis men’s fashion industry

But five years later, Thompson is delighted that his inaugural collection will debut at a Minneapolis boutique.

A dozen of Thompson’s custom-made pieces of upper-body clothing — including jackets, shirts and a vest — are featured at MartinPatrick3, a men’s clothing and interior design store in the North Loop of Minneapolis.

Thompson didn’t take any art classes in high school, instead using writing and his own fashion choices as ways to express his creativity. However, in 2017, a year after Thompson graduated, he started a small-scale clothing brand called Talklisten, which featured silk-screened T-shirts. He donated 20% of the

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