Brart: Upcycling Bras Into Art

Upcycling has become much more popular in recent years, with people coming up with creative ways to repurpose otherwise unusable items. A Twin Cities artist is upcycling bras in her art to portray important women! TCL Photographer Drew Schingen takes us to Urban Growler Brewing Company to showcase Sadie Ward's brart (bra-art)! Check out some...

Hot Summer Trends

Hot Summer Trends
Memorial Day is coming up quick which means summer is on its way! It’s time to shelf the sweaters and pull out the shorts. Fashion concierge  Jodi Mayers shows us some looks perfect for summer for both him and her. On September 25th Jodi and style partners will be emceeing and producing the event Style Edina. It’s a collaborative...

Storybook Entertainment MN

Storybook Entertainment MN
Magic is something that you typically only find in movies.  During the pandemic, one Minnesota woman figured out how to create some magic!  Storybook Entertainment MN was founded by Natalie Streich. Photographer Drew Schingen introduces us to the world of magic where popular characters come to life. One of the princesses is Twin Cities Live...

Night Creams with Pour Moi

Night Creams with Pour Moi
By the year 2026, an estimated $11.4 billion will be spent on night creams.  How can you be sure that you aren’t just throwing your money away and that the creams really work?  Pour Moi Climate Smart Skincare founder and skincare expert, Ulli Haslacher gives us the secrets. Special TV Offer: DOUBLE DUTY BEAUTY BOGO (2 Night Creams + 2...

Stylish Summer Swimwear

Stylish Summer Swimwear
Looking for a new summer wardrobe? Madeline Nachbar, a Style and Trend Editor at Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine, highlights some local summer shopping spots for you, your kids, or even your pets! Check out some, or all of the shops below to compliment your closet to the climate! Highlighted Stores: Nani Nalu HeartGlass Serge &...

Going Gray

Going Gray
When the pandemic hit and salons closed down, many women decided that it was time to let their hair go their natural color and, even gray.  Kelli Hanson stopped by Sunbear Salon in White Bear Lake to see how stylist Lisa Blaisdell is helping women make that major hair transition. Link: White Bear Lake Magazine, Aging Fearlessly

Black Fashion Week

Black Fashion Week
Black Fashion Week is now in it’s fifth year and kicks off with a fashion show at Paisley Park.  Founder of Black Fashion Week and Twin Cities Black Film Festival, Natalie Morrow, joins us with Leslie Lee, one of the 10 designers showcasing their work at Paisley Park. For more information about Design of the Times, a Black Fashion Week...

Derby Day Fashion Extravaganza

Derby Day Fashion Extravaganza
The Kentucky Derby takes place on Saturday, May 7th but Churchill Downs isn’t the only place to get a taste of the derby.  The Derby Day Fashion Extravaganza is a runway fashion show featuring Twin Cities designers, great food, and mint juleps.  Fashion and Style expert, Grant Whittaker gives us a preview of this event that benefits St....

Lipstick Empowerment with Lip Esteem

Lipstick Empowerment with Lip Esteem
There’s a cosmetic line that just opened their doors in St. Paul! It’s called Lip Esteem – a black-owned, woman-owned beauty brand that focuses on plant-based, gluten-free and cruelty-free products. TCL reporter Kristin Haubrich shows us how lipstick can not only brighten your smile, but how it can also be empowering.    

Mother’s Day at Drybar

Mother’s Day at Drybar
For Mother’s Day, why not give mom a little pampering?  It’s something that she probably never knew she needed – or wanted – but it’s something that she’ll probably love.  Kelli Hanson takes us to Drybar’s Wayzata location for an incredible blowout.  www.thedrybar.com Click here to get a $50 voucher for Drybar for just...

Bold Colors for Spring

Bold Colors for Spring
Spring means flowers blooming, birds chirping, and grass turning green again!  Mall of America Trend Expert Sara Rogers brings color back into our wardrobes. Style Tips: Consider buying a top and a bottom in the same hue, it will give you more opportunities to mix and match. You don’t have to wear bright colors head to toe, you...

Hair Extensions FAQ

Hair Extensions FAQ
A lot of women are heading back to the salon for the first time since before the pandemic and many of them are trying out a new look, like extensions. Melissa Chaput, a stylist at Reflect Salon, is here to answer some frequently asked questions about hair extensions! Reflect Salon is part of a fashion show happening May 7 at Ridgedale...

Minnesota Fashion Week:  Luxe Streetwear

Minnesota Fashion Week:  Luxe Streetwear
Sewing since she was 6 years old, Keiona Cook is now an established fashion designer and runs a nonprofit called, “Lovely’s Sewing” that teaches children practical sewing skills.  Keiona is showing her designs at Minnesota Fashion week for the first time with her “Qu’Bella Couture presents Luxe Streetwear.”  Keiona is joined by...

Draper James

Draper James
Draper James was started in 2013 by Reese Witherspoon, inspired by her grandparents, Dorthea Draper and James Witherspoon. They've since expanded to four located across the country and one of them is actually located in the Mall of America! Kristin Habrich went there to show us what it's all about. Draper James is open at 11 a.m. Sunday...

Smoke-Proof Beauty

Smoke-Proof Beauty
Today is Earth Day. It’s also the world launch of a new skincare product. It’s a first-of-its-kind beauty solution that has the unique ability to “smoke-proof” your skin from wildfire pollution and other environmental smoke. Por Moi founder and skincare expert Ulli Haslacher is with us today to explain why we all need Smoke Alarm...

Spring Fashion Week

Spring Fashion Week
Minnesota’s Spring Fashion Week is kicking off. Personal stylist Amy Seeman is making her debut for the sold out show picnic: A Floral Fashion Frenzy Show on Tuesday, April 26th.  Amy shows us how to be the best dressed audience member at all the events! Model #1:  Anne Rogers Organza Skirt from her own closet Blush Pink Blazer...

Storm Creek Earth Day Pop-Up

Storm Creek Earth Day Pop-Up
On Friday we celebrate Earth Day!  It’s all about raising awareness about pollution and how we can protect the earth every day.  Storm Creek, a clothing company based out of Eagan is dedicated to this mission every day.  They work to keep plastic bottles out of landfills by recycling them into fabric.  TCL reporter Kristin Haubrich gives...

VitIV

VitIV
Patty Goudie, the founder of VitIV, shows us how her product can correct extremely damaged hair. Click here to get a Special TV Offer: Product: VitIV + comb Special Pricing: $19 + Free Shipping + 100% money back guarantee Retail Value: $29.99 Offer Good Through: April 30, 2022

Closet Must Haves for Spring

Closet Must Haves for Spring
It’s bound to happen eventually, even in Minnesota.  The warmer weather that signifies spring time means no more long coats or snow boots.  The owner of Curly Girl Boutique, Emily Deutschman, shares three essential pieces to put together great outfits for the season. 3 essential pieces needed for spring/summer: A Pair of Good...

TCL in Your Town Osseo: K & Co

TCL in Your Town Osseo: K & Co
In the heart of Osseo is a popular women’s boutique that caters to all sizes – up to 3X.  TCL reporter Kristin Haubrich takes us inside K & Co where not only can you find your size, but can pair your favorite clothes with accessories and find cute home décor too. K & Co adds new items to the store every week.  Now through the...

Peppered Porch

Peppered Porch
Last year in Early October, mother and daughter pair, Bri and Mary, went out shopping together in Osseo and spotted some doors they thought looked interesting. Upon further inspection, they discovered that inside it was an empty space. They opened The Peppered Porch, and since then they’ve been selling home goods and décor an now are...

Oscar Inspired Fashion

Oscar Inspired Fashion
One of the best parts of Oscar night is the fashions we see on the red carpet.  Stylist Amy Seeman took some inspiration to bring these looks home for every day wear. Model 1: Betsy Melin Inspired by Jennifer Garner in royal blue, we channeled this look in a bright suit set from Express.  You can wear this look to the office or out...

Minnesota Strong

Minnesota Strong
Yesterday TCL Kelli Hanson's friends over at Hagen and Oats surprised her with a pet portrait of Penny ... She loved it so much she almost cried. Kelli caught up with this sister team at a new store inside Ridgedale Center called Minnesota Strong, which is embracing and spotlighting small businesses in our great state. A couple other...

Women Owned Businesses at MOA

Women Owned Businesses at MOA
March is Women’s History Month.  Sara Rogers, Trend Expert at Mall of America, is helping us celebrate with some of the awesome women-owned businesses at the mall. Featured: Baking Betty’s Cookies  Urban 29 A Sure Fit  oh baby! Final Cut Sports Barbershop

House Of Colour Matching

House Of Colour Matching
TCL producer Betsy Melin went to color and style coach, Marissa Ray, for help with finding colors that look best on her. They're both in the studio today to talk more about the process. Marissa is offering a special right now, anyone who schedules a personal color consultation with her and mentions the name Twin Cities Live will get a free...

Good Company: ILLUME Candles

Good Company: ILLUME Candles
Reporter Kelli Hanson takes us inside the Minnesota-based ILLUME Candles facility in Maple Grove. They have their own brand, but more than 7,500 independent retailers carry their candles! They create private label candles for some brands that might be familiar to you, like Anthropologie and West Elm.