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My Style: Claire Rene

Claire René is an influencer and wedding filmmaker based out of Greenwood, Indiana. While working as a make-up artist three years ago, she started her blog, Claireifying Beauty, featuring pieces on style, beauty, and life with her husband and two dogs. She now boasts almost twenty thousand followers on her Instagram, an ode to bright

Q + A with Alana Allen of Bodied Creations

Alana Allen is a 20-year-old entrepreneur who founded Bodied Creations, a jewelry and art business, with the intention to promote body positivity. Alana’s shop provides something for every woman to celebrate their bodies in a way that is fulfilling to them, from paintings and candles to hypoallergenic jewelry, which feature her own hand-drawn designs of

Meet the Artists Behind “4 in July” at the Saks Gallery

Photographer and author Peter Forbes once said, “stories create community, enable us to see through the eyes of other people, and open us to the claims of others.” For its newest limited-time exhibit, Saks Fifth Avenue’s Keystone third-floor gallery and its featured artists come together to reflect on art as a storytelling vehicle and the

PATTERN Studio: New Faces

Photography: Leo Soyfer Model: Natalie Hoover of LModelz Photography: Leo Soyfer Model: Natalie Hoover of LModelz

Maker of the Month: Ri Clay Collection

Ri Clay Collection, an assortment of meticulously handmade polymer clay earrings, was a pandemic baby of sorts, born in August 2020 to Riley Hill-Kartel. With some inspiration from Instagram, a bag of starter materials from Michael’s, and a handy KitchenAid attachment, Riley began creating a variety of unique, yet wearable earrings made in small batches.

What is a “Bikini Body” ?

Body confidence is easier said than done.  In the age of acceptance that is 2021, it’s easy to claim that all bodies are accepted. It doesn’t matter if you’re a size 2 or a 24, your body is socially acceptable.  It’s wishful thinking. Because it’s not how the world views women.  From body shaming bigger

Q + A with Josie Bullard

Josie Bullard is an Indianapolis-based digital content creator who has amassed over 100,000 Instagram and TikTok followers since dropping out of the Herron School of Art and Design to pursue her dreams of growing her social media presence. Josie has since made it a goal of hers to provide others with the resources for social

Capturing the Moment with Live Event Painter Elise Jefferson

When you think of adding a distinctive and personal touch to the ultimate modern wedding, what comes to mind? For some, it’s a unique venue or decor that’s particular to the couple. For others, it may be a quirky yet enchanting reception element, like a personalized guest book or centerpieces. If you ask Elise Jefferson

PATTERN Studio: New Faces

Photography: Leo Soyfer Styling: Taylor Felder Model: Chloe Chua of Rune Models Balloons: Party With the Pink Elephant Photography: Leo Soyfer Styling: Taylor Felder Model: Chloe Chua of Rune Models Balloons: Party With the Pink Elephant

PATTERN Studio: New Faces

Photography: Leo Soyfer Styling: Taylor Felder Model: Danyelle Ratliff of Rune Models Photography: Leo Soyfer Styling: Taylor Felder Model: Danyelle Ratliff of Rune Models