Toledo is forming a strong, artistic sense of self with the help of all of its unique residents. We went to the annual Toledo Museum of Art Block Party on July 8 to see how people of all different backgrounds showed off one of the most personal forms of art: style. Name: Jamie Curls Where
When we think of retirement, we often think of people relaxing, sleeping in, and buying a condo in Florida where it’s always sunny, and the golf course is the desired playground. But for one local retired woman, Earlean “Queen Cookie” Belcher, life is just getting into full swing, with no Alfred Dunner trousers or St.
Name: Condessa Croninger Age: 48 Occupation: Art Director, 20 North Gallery You’re so elegant— have you always been this way? Since childhood, I have been fascinated with the possibilities inherent in defining identity through clothing. I loved playing “dress up,” and I have always loved clothes. I am fortunate to come from a family of
Ariana Oviahon Age: 20 Occupation: Communication Student Describe your personal style with a song lyric: Beyonce once sang, “I know the world and I know who I am. It’s about time I show it.” I always try to express myself through my style. You’re stranded on a desert island and can only bring five things
Emerson Johnston Age: 21 Occupation: Marketing Student Emerson Johnston hopes to be a stylist, and with his sense of style and knowledge of fashion, you may just see his name in Vogue one day. He’s kept up to date with all the latest trends and worked at Forever 21 for a few years as a
Riding a bike doesn’t mean ending up face-first on a mound of grass covered in sweat. Take ‘er easy and learn from yarn and bike enthusiast, Michelle “Vod” Atikinson. Not only can you find her at most community rides, you also can’t miss her— she’ll be dressed in colorful, vintage clothing, Vod’s outfits are often