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Big-city fashionista brings designs and chic clothing to local boutique

By | Oct 9, 2009

Money — and the lack thereof — seemed to be on everyone’s mind during this fall’s New York Fashion Week. In the wake of the economic downturn, consumers have become increasingly frugal as the fashion industry struggles to stay relevant with a tighter budget. Up-and-coming designers like Kate Cummings are taking the economic climate in…

Unwavering faith

By | Apr 24, 2009

By 7 p.m. on Monday, most people are winding down from a long day. But for the Twelve Tribes community of Ithaca, it’s time to celebrate. About 20 community members gather in a circle, hand in hand, while others fire up a CD player and offer homemade cookies and tea to those sitting in handcrafted…

Making up the difference

By | Feb 12, 2009

Sophomore Jessica Carp lists designer names such as Chanel, MAC, Bobbi Brown, Benefit and NARS as her favorite cosmetic brands. But when it comes to mascara, she buys exclusively from drugstores. “I tried a couple of mascaras from department stores, but none of them worked for me, so I just started going for the drugstore…