Hip retro fashions found at Calistoga’s Mad Mod Shop | News

Shopkeeper and designer Andrea DeTrinidad-Hoogendoorn — aka the mad dressmaker — is crazy for retro-inspired garments and accessories. Since 2018, she’s owned and operated the Mad Mod Shop in downtown Calistoga, offering locals and tourists an opportunity to access stylish, hand-made items not available in department stores or online retailers.

“We provide an alternative to what’s typically out there,” DeTrinidad-Hoogendoorn said. “I’ve designed and hand-sewn many of these items myself or have searched to find unique designers, either locally or from around the world.”

Finding inspiration

Growing up, DeTrinidad-Hoogendoorn lived with her mother, a ranger at Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve in Sonoma County, and spent every other weekend with her father, a crane operator and volunteer firefighter in San Francisco.

“I spent a lot of time in the redwoods pretending to be a fairy,” she said, “but I also spent a lot of time in the city,

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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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Shop top sustainable beauty brands, plus sales alerts!

It took a pandemic for our nation, and the world over, to become more woke towards the harm our human actions are causing the environment. Since then, many of us have become more socially aware about our carbon footprint. Most F&B merchants such as McDonald’s have stopped providing plastic straws, while fashion retailers have taken on a more sustainable production approach. How can we, as individuals, help to consume more responsibly?

In this article, Yahoo Shopping shares a list of top environmentally-friendly and socially-responsible beauty brands, as well as the major beauty e-tailers where you can get all your shopping done in a fuss-free and sustainable manner. Mother Earth will thank you for it!

The Yahoo Shopping team has taken pains to seek out the best deals in town. So take advantage of these sales and enjoy massive savings today!

Our editorial team is dedicated to finding and telling you

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10 Spring Fashion Trends To Shop Now

If you’re currently trying to get through the low temperatures outside, the spring 2022 fashion trends are here to help distract you from the cold. As tends to be the case with warmer-weather fashion, a carefree levity emanates through new-season designs suited to life’s many moments and moods. All to say, it’s not too early to start adding spring must-haves to your cart.

Y2K fashion — in the form of ultra-low-rise pants and micro-minis, halter necklines, and playful mix-and-match jewelry — continues to trend in full force. Then there is an abundance of platform shoes and twee styles (think: darling wares a la Zooey Deschanel and Taylor Swift) to take note of. Get inspiration from these drifts when it’s time to cue up springtime staples like lightweight layers and ankle- or toe-baring shoes for warmer weather. Along with some cool, casual pieces to wear on the weekends.


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