Welcome to September and a New Season of Style!

September in Colorado might be full of hot, Indian Summer days, but it's hard to resist the urge to snap up the fun fall trends popping up in stores and online. For me, fall fashion has always been about self-expression, from grade-school days when choosing the perfect “first-day outfit" had the power to make or break your whole year, to…

Around Town

Glosshouz, created by founder Ms. Loni Le Van-Etter, combines refreshments, expert nail and hair service in the Aesthetic Bar with comprehensive therapeutic, medical spa and personal care services in the Spa Retreat. This new age beauty bar and day spa is the first of its kind, offering a light, bright and elegant bar area for nail service and blowouts (wash,…

Bikers & Babes

For our Bikers & Babes shoot captured by the talented Noah Berg, we partnered with stylist Wendy Talmon and Rocky Mountain Harley-Davidson, a unique creative pair, who added edge to these timeless classics. (Think denim, leather and more leather!) Completing the style trifecta was illustrator Sarah Nicholsen of Petite Press who brought her own creative stylings to create the dreamy,…

Precious Mettle

Carrie Schafer, owner and founder of Original Hardware, a Colorado-based jewelry company, began her journey into jewelry making on a whim. While working as a global team manager for a software company, Carrie found herself wandering into a nearby bead store, looking for a creative outlet to relieve some of the stress of her job. On a wintry afternoon, Carrie…

Roadside Oases

As authentic as it gets, Little Bear Saloon and Restaurant is a slice of living history in the Rocky Mountain region. Home to legendary live music and entertainment for more than 40 years, Little Bear has the reputation of being Colorado’s rowdiest mountain bar. Featuring menu favorites like “Rocky Mountain Natural Meats” bison burgers, homemade pizza and weekly specials that…

Inside an Artists’ Colony

John Updike famously said that art offers a space for the spirit. If that’s true, then what the Valor Center at Valor Christian High School offers young artists is a universe. You’d expect a high school to be quiet in July, but that wasn’t the case when yours truly got the deluxe tour of the one-year-old, 100,000-square-foot Valor Center from…

Colorful Creation

From artists to food to fashion and lifestyle, you’ll find anything that embodies a creative spark on the Among the Colors blog, which is a “lifestyle and community project focused on bringing color and creativity to your life” as described by founder and Denver-based artist Laura Krudener.

… And the Lights Go Down

Award-winning National Geographic Photographer Steve Winter will lead you around the world in search of big cats, from Asian jungles with its resilient tiger populations to the Himalayas, home of the rare snow leopard.

Brand New You

When the season changes, so should your hair and skin regimen. “Just like you switch up your wardrobe [with] the seasons, you should also be rotating your products to protect your complexion against the elements,” says beauty writer Marianne Mychaskiw.