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Fashion and art rub elbows at the annual There’s No Place Like Home Fashion Show held April 24 at the Goei Center in Grand Rapids. This event benefits Liz’s House and Bridge Street Place, housing communities of Dwelling Place, to continue to offer support to women who are homeless and/or victims of domestic violence. 

Poetry in clothing form, the kind of garments the girls wore in The Great Gatsby—those are of some of the dress styles found at Myrtle Mae’s Chic Boutique, the heart and soul of Harder and Warner Nursery in Caledonia. 

When your youngest daughter’s name is Pearl, you have an eye for what looks good, and you used to sew, so it’s natural to open your own children’s clothing boutique, no? 

The Bodies of Art 2013 Spring Fashion Show, 1001 Sheets, features student designers at Kendall College of Art and Design. Fashion shows promoting new spring fashions will be popping up everywhere, but this one is a tad different: The show is completely paper-based, meaning all garments showcased are constructed using a variety of paper. 

Weddings are magical. From the moment the ring is presented to a girl, a wave of super-human powers surge through her body, propelling her into planning mode with the tenaciousness of a saber-toothed tiger. OK. So we kid. But the truth is, planning a wedding is quite an undertaking. Make the process fun and make way for GRunveiled, a wedding show for the contemporary bride that takes the “something old” out of the whole borrowing rhyme. 

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