Cozy Shop Owner Gives Back to the Community Through Her Involvement with the Lindenwood University Fashion Program

Owner and creative force, Lydia Crespo, works hard to ensure that her store is stocked full of unique hand-made items that have interesting stories

ST CHARLES, Mo. — Cozy Shop is just that. 400 square feet of coziness nestled in the heart of Main Street St. Charles. The women owned, family ran business brings together local makers and designers, and excels at gifting. It is the place to go for Midwest made items and gifts that help support the local economy and artists.

Owner and creative force, Lydia Crespo, works hard to ensure that her store is stocked full of unique hand-made items that have interesting stories, whether that be the production, the product itself, or how the business came to be.

When Crespo is not scouting new merchandise, you can find her in her studio, located in the Foundry Art Centre just blocks from Cozy Shop.

“Anything that’s tie-dyed

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‘Today’ Fans Demand Answers After Seeing Jenna Bush Hager’s Bold Fashion Choice

With a bright pop of color and a fierce strut, Jenna Bush Hager stopped Today show fans in their tracks.

It all went down on March 9, when Jenna and Hoda Kotb were sharing the latest headlines with viewers on Today’s fourth hour. But unbeknownst to them, fellow NBC star Savannah Guthrie started knocking on their door, and she didn’t come empty handed. As it turns out, Savannah had just learned how to make skirt steak on her new cooking show, Starting from Scratch, and she wanted them to be the first to try it. After Savannah earned Jenna and Hoda’s approval, she handed them margaritas and revealed that her series was officially kicking off later that day.

Though Savannah’s newfound cooking skills got the cohosts all excited about future dishes, folks watching from home could only focus on one thing — Jenna’s yellow dress.

As it turns

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10 Purchases Our Fashion Team Made In 2022 With Zero Regrets

Imitation is the highest form of flattery, so when someone wants to copy your style, you know you’re killing it. With that in mind, consider this our official attempt to fish for compliments—the STYLECASTER editorial squad has rounded up our top fashion editor picks to bring you a comprehensive list of the best purchases we’ve made so far in 2022. And yes, you’re totally allowed to copy us and buy ’em for yourself.

Shopping and working in fashion have a dangerously close relationship. As fashion editors and writers, we are constantly researching new trends, getting a first look at new collections and styling looks in the name of content. After spending the work day rounding up our favorite sneakers, sweaters and sweatpants, we naturally find ourselves swiping our credit cards (a bit more often than necessary, TBH). That said, because we scroll through pretty much every style,

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The Newest Times Square Billboard Stars? Women Leading Conscious Fashion

Maybe you’ve seen the founders of your favorite fashion nonprofit scattered across New York City billboards without even realizing it.

The Conscious Fashion Campaign orchestrated the placement of 10 women-led honoree organizations (including the likes of Fashion Revolution, Remake, Fabscrap, Custom Collaborative and more) in a series of billboards and digital campaigns throughout the city during New York Fashion Week last month.

But their impact reverberates much longer than a fashion week moment, according to Kerry Bannigan, executive director of the Fashion Impact Fund, which put on the campaign alongside the United Nations Office for Partnerships and media-centered nonprofit the PVBLIC Foundation.

“The honorees have been celebrating with their communities, families and teams. Shock with simultaneous overwhelming happiness has been the overall reaction by many,” Bannigan said. “These honorees, just like many of their peers, are so focused on their mission at hand and rarely do they have marketing budgets;

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