For The Love Of Fashion: Brandi Shigley’s Motivation to Success

Dreamer and doer Brandi Shigley has been motivating and transforming the Denver fashion community since 2004, when she founded Fashion Denver, a local organization that supports aspiring designers to grow their businesses. Shigley is a strong believer in “Do What You Love, Love What You Do,” which has been her number one motto throughout herContinue reading “For The Love Of Fashion: Brandi Shigley’s Motivation to Success”

The Future of Journalism in the 21st Century

Suzanne Popovich Chandler is a broadcast and photojournalist who has been in journalism business for 35 years. She freelanced extensively for the ABC, NBC, and CBS networks including, 60 Minutes, America’s Most Wanted, Dateline and ESPN, and has been awarded numerous awards as a professional photographer. As traditional newsrooms and editorial controls slowly vanish, theContinue reading “The Future of Journalism in the 21st Century”

My Childhood Adventures in Odessa, Ukraine

A Travel Story It was a hot sunny summer day in the afternoon in June 1995. My mother and I patiently waited for our train at Yaroslavsky Railway Station in Moscow. We were off to our annual summer vacation to Odessa, Ukraine, a beautiful seaport city located on the northwestern shore of the Black Sea. Odessa,Continue reading “My Childhood Adventures in Odessa, Ukraine”

The Phenomenon Of Denver Fashion Bloggers

How Blogging has changed the Way We Search for Fashion Inspiration For the past five years, a fashion blogging phenomenon has been taking Denver’s growing fashion community by surprise. Fashion and personal style bloggers, such as Alena Gidenko from and Karissa Marie from are becoming the next local fashion sensations. Over the past decade, influential international fashionContinue reading “The Phenomenon Of Denver Fashion Bloggers”

How Online Dating effects the Way College Students meet on Campus

It’s difficult to meet people on campus organically, because everyone is too sewn to their phones and thinking of what their next move is going to be on Instagram or Snapchat. A lot of 20-somethings may just look for a hookup, however, there are college students who look-or-are looking for something a little more serious andContinue reading “How Online Dating effects the Way College Students meet on Campus”

The Advantages of Living Off-Campus Housing

Living off-campus has its own benefits Auraria Campus is one of the largest college campuses in Denver and is located right in the heart of Downtown Denver. Auraria is a commuter campus, which includes three higher education institutions, such as the University of Colorado Denver, Metropolitan State University of Denver and Community College of Denver.Continue reading “The Advantages of Living Off-Campus Housing”

Matisse and Friends: Denver Art Museum’s Latest Exhibit

DENVER – Looking at the pleasing colors and understandable subject matter of the paintings in the Denver Art Museum’s latest exhibit, “Matisse and Friends: Selected Masterworks from the National Gallery of Art,” on display through Feb. 8, 2015, it’s hard to imagine that the artists were called “wild beasts” “les fauves” by Parisian art critics.Continue reading “Matisse and Friends: Denver Art Museum’s Latest Exhibit”

The Premier Fashion Event of the Year

DENVER – Four years of Colorado Fashion Week and it only gets better. Denver hails CFW as the Primer Fashion Event of the Year. On Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 Colorado Fashion Week presented the collections of the most promising emerging and established fashion designers and brands as part of the international fashion business calendar. CFWContinue reading “The Premier Fashion Event of the Year”

Top 5 Tips on Interviewing

After nearly two years of attending Metropolitan State University of Denver, where I majored in journalism, I avoided any writing that involved interviewing. Since I’m a shy person by nature, interviewing people meant talking to people and these people would expect me, as the interviewer to know what I was doing. So, because I didn’tContinue reading “Top 5 Tips on Interviewing”

“Grace” A Memoir by Grace Coddington

From the very first page, I completely enjoyed reading “Grace” A Memoir by Grace Coddington. Like most fashionista’s out there, I’ve had a mega-crush on the red-head fashion icon that is American Vogue’s Creative Director, ever since I first saw The September Issue the day that documentary came out in 2009. Before watching the documentary,Continue reading ““Grace” A Memoir by Grace Coddington”