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Discover the fashionable influencers making a big impact in our expanding city with Editor in Chief, Heather Okimoto, in fourth issue of Denver Style Magazine. Photo by Jackie Cooper
Denver, your style is insatiable and we just can’t get enough. You are the reason we produced three magazines, five industry meetups, six resourceful workshops, twelve community mix and mingles and
“...you are the reason Denver Style Magazine celebrated our First Birthday in January. Thank you.” The mission to be Denver’s fashion, style, and beauty resource is at the core of every entrepreneur we meet with, image we post, event we host, and the astounding growth of Denver Style Magazine’s local following, readership, and turnout at local events gives us every reason to keep producing. So we will. In this issue we introduce you to stylish natives and local residents that have their finger on the pulse of Denver’s style scene including Denver’s First Lady, Mary Louise Lee. The sassy firecracker keeps it classy for city events, but always stays true to her personal style. Denver Bronco’s Super Bowl 50 Champ, Chris Harris Jr., shared what he wears off the field and how to score his winning style. Remnants of the Wild West and and industry manufacturing can still be seen in the facades of buildings around Denver and to the west, but business are occupying vintage spaces in modern ways to produce merchandise that makes its way around the world. Issue number four takes a deeper look into the products generated in Denver and the people producing them. With the expansion of transportation outside of Denver, the opportunity to discover, explore, and shop at local boutiques, salons, and studios is becoming a lot more accessible making our little big city a lot less small town and much more metropolitan. The resources available to our residents, experiences available to our visitors, and adventure that awaits continues to attract the young and mature creating a melting pot of beautiful styles and unique characters that we look forward to celebrating for many more years to come. Cheers, Heather Okimoto Editor in Chief
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Denver Generated Why Local Companies Are
Choosing to Produce in Colorado Bringing Sassy Back Denver’s Fashionable First Lady Simple Underdog Style Off the Field Style with Chris Harris Jr.
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02, DSM Community Street Style 42 Denver’s Fashionable Street Style 32
Influencers Share Local Spring Style Shopping Staycation: Little Main Streets
Big Style in Little Towns The Resource Guide Denver’s most comprehensive list of fashion, style, and beauty brands, boutiques, style professionals, and fashion influencers.
DENVER STYLE MAGAZINE COMMUNITY STREET STYLE Denverâ€™s fashionable influencers sharing their local spring street style. Photos by Gina Khrestov, GaleRisa Photography
Watch behind the scenes videos at denverstylemagazine.com/behindthescenes
Featured on These Pages Sarah Bruss Robert Kross @rtk1220 Danielle Greco @according2dblog Aaron Rodriguez @blankcanvasfashion Kynsi Saye @kompass.apparel Patty Sanz @pattysanz Raeann Langas @raeannlangas Maria Delgado @mafe_delol
LADYLIKE LOCAL BEAUTY Refine your ladylike beauty routine with tips from Makeup Artist and resident DSM Beauty Contributor, Nicole Toledo Written by: Nicole Toledo, Model: Karly Porter
@nicoletoledomakeupartistry || Photos by: Jackie Cooper @the officialkarlyp || Styling by: Aaron Rodriguez
Ready to bid adieu to cold weather and winter hues? So am I! Let’s bask in springtime’s mile high sun and update our makeup bags with long-lasting, easy to apply, local beauty finds that won’t have you tip-toeing into savings. To keep the skin fresh and natural, start with a mineral based foundation, cream blush with a subtle highlight, and add light contouring to create dimension. Brows continue to be a strong seasonal focus, so keep them full and defined. See a specialist if you don’t trust yourself. Try these simple beauty tips below for a springtime ladylike refresh and share your fresh makeup face with me by tagging #dsmbeauty. - Nicole Toledo, DSM Beauty Contributor nicoletoledomakeupartistry.com
Save the smoky eye for the holidays and start with a neutral shadow in the outer corners of the eye.
Play with pops of color along the lashline in electric blue, gold, or camo green for a glimmer of something different.
Apply eyeliner from edge to edge with the thinnest line at the inner corner of the eye and the thickest line toward the outer edge.
Lips Line the lips with a shade as close to your lip color as possible.
Apply lipstick with a lip brush for a more even application.
Use a brush and powder to clean up uneven edges.
Apply gloss for bold, long lasting, kissable lips.
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These pencils glide on with an even application, and contain anti-aging ingredients to keep your lines smooth and youthful. Available in five colors.
For spring, give your lips a pop using this long wearing duo. Both feel comfortable on the lips, not dry or sticky.
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Depending on the shade you choose, this multi tasker makes for a perfect cream blush, bronzer, or highlighter, which is oh-so-perfect for dry Colorado skin.
Contouring and highlighting doesnâ€™t have to be daunting. An all-in-one kit makes it easy to sculpt and brighten your skin.
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To see the Step-by-Step for this boldy simple spring look, watch the tutorial at denverstylemagazine.com/beautyblog
OUTERWEAR AFFAIR The patterns, shapes, and textures that are making a play into menâ€™s spring style. Photography by Noah Berg Photography,
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DENVER GENERATED PRODUCTION
How the design and production industry within the Mile High City are keeping true to their roots. Written by Jordan Jackson
As our growing mecca continues to make waves in the fashion and makers markets, more and more companies have committed to consciously designing and producing right here in Colorado. These pioneers within the industry are not only bringing quality clothing, accessories and items to local shoppers; they are spear-heading the economy within the style commerce, providing industry-specific opportunities and unique resources within our landlocked state.
While commendable, there are certainly challenges. As any innovator will note, going against the norm isn’t necessarily the easier path. However, through commitment to valued results and the drive to put Denver on the map, these five entrepreneurs give us insight into why creation in-house and more importantly, in-state, is the optimum way to get quality goods in the hands of Colorado’s savvy consumers locally and around the world.
DEN V E R D E SIGN I NC UB ATOR Located in the downtown neighborhood, Denver Design Incubator (DDI) is on a quest
DDI can proudly state that they are succeeding in their mission. The community is
to build new jobs, specifically dedicated to supporting and growing the sewn
growing in direct parallel to Denver’s apparel industries. As a nonprofit, the only
products industry in Colorado. Why was such an organization planted within our
challenges they face include a need for assets. Further donations and more
beautiful city? It was simply due to demand. DDI is Colorado’s first and only
volunteers will always be a factor in keeping momentum behind this innovative and
fosterer of fashion, focusing on entrepreneurial education, and turning creative ideas
one-of-a-kind institute. They encourage anyone with a passion for fashion and a
into successful and sustainable businesses.
desire for helping people to join them in elevating Denver as a hub in the sewn products sector.
Creative people thrive in Denver. The DDI is a perfect match for our slew of crafters, storytellers, and makers who continuously have their hands in a number of arenas. DDI helps hone these creative innovations, bringing each of them to fruition. In a city that is filled with movers and shakers, there was a need for added workshops, shared spaces, and most importantly, mentors. City dwellers are welcome to tap into this resource, building upon an already established fashion knowledge base, taking their craft to the level of a successful business enterprise.
DENVER DESIGN INCUBATOR
2040 Clay St. Denver
MIL E H IGH WORKS H OP In a colorful state of big ideas and fervent go-getters, Mile High WorkShop
In this bubble of awesome Colorado conceptions, the obvious issue at hand is
offers production services to brands that desire their creations to be locally
higher costs. Mile High WorkShop is proud to pay their employees a
made. As Director of Operations, Jeremy Katz explained, “We believe
livable wage in addition to resource and support. This of course results in high
Colorado, and Denver in particular, is the perfect location for production in the
prices to their customers. However, due to lower MOQs
United States. Outside of New York and LA, there are few hubs for cut and sew
(Minimum Order Quantity) and shipping costs, the organization believes it can
assembly across the county. We believe we are geographically
ultimately compete with manufactures overseas. With more and more
favorable and can produce at a lower cost than competitors on the coasts.”
consumers conciously demanding ethically and locally made products there is much hope in the future for the empowering space.
Being in Colorado is important to Mile High WorkShop. They are enthusiastic about building a manufacturing industry within our home state, not only to create jobs and skills for members of our community, but to also add intrinsic value and pride to the products coming from our local manufactures. And why not? Colorado is an active lifestyle brand in itself. What’s better than an item made by Coloradans, for Coloradans, and in Colorado?
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MILE HIGH WORKSHOP
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A NNA F E S TA Meet AnnaFesta, a self-proclaimed curvy collection for women. Their mission is to
yard’ so to speak, all of the little details can be seen and felt right in front of me.”
make females feel confident in beautifully fitting, body enhancing, and top-notch clothing. Best of all, their brands are 100% deliberated and constructed
This attention to detail and persistency to keep AnnaFesta local is admirable, but still
right here in Colorado. When Anne Fanganello first created the AnnaFesta
hosts its share of challenges. The designer continually chips away at the barriers her
collection in 2010, she sent her first cutting to New York City and immediately follow-
team faces. For instance, even and if an employee does not know how to run a ma-
ing made a point to start looking for local resources. For three years she worked with
chine or utilize a tool, Fanganello takes time to teach verses heading outside of the
her team of cutters and sewers to develop the skills needed to
Denver community. She understands that people want to work and that people want
create a garment that was sewn professionally. As Fanganello states “I am very strict
to be proud of what they do. This results in great clothing and a great community.
about finishing techniques, as I will only put my label on items that I am proud to sell with high quality materials and professional finishing.”
5893 S Sherman Way Centennial
Which just might be why creation in Colorado is so key. The designer has her hands and eyes on each piece throughout the entire process. Photos and emails are not a necessity to the brand; the team can call on one another at any moment with questions or concerns, giving each bit of clothing the attention it deserves. “I strive for perfection in every single product that we make. By having the facilities ‘in my back
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TOP O D E S I GNS
Created from a growing a seed of desire to construct something themselves, Topo
which may be why each of their products acts as the perfect and durable sidekick to
Designs has honed in on the Colorado lifestyle, directly mimicking it in their bags
any Rocky Mountain adventure.
and apparel. Producing in state was always a part of the game plan. As Topo Designs Marketing Manager Becky Day stated, ”We honestly started fairly naively and just
One thing they don’t adore about keeping Colorado roots? High cost, which has
assumed that we could find someone in our backyard that would be able and willing
become the trend for other nearby creators. Topo Designs experiences raised wages
to do production for a small company. Only now do we realize how lucky we were that
working in the US versus Asia. However, they take this challenge head-on and
we were able to find a sew shop that was trying to get started at exactly the same
translate their story directly to the each customer. Meaning, there is no grey area
time we were. So just by chance, we were able to initially work with with small runs
as to why the end result is more expensive upon purchase. Their products are a love
and help each other build our businesses together.” She also explained that a
story to our fair state. A quality piece made close to home encourages the birth of a
deep-rooted Colorado history in outdoor bag production gave them insight to the
new system and that is extremely exciting to their entire team.
industry through folks who had worked in it for years.
As plain as it is to see, community comes first. Working in Colorado has always been top priority to Topo Designs. A big part of why the business began was to build a brand based upon where they live and how they go about making things. The close proximity to production also allows for regular face time and a very hands-on process,
2500 Larimer St. #102 Denver
WINTER SESSION “Home Sweet Home” is a phrase that runs deep for the faces behind Winter Session. Presented with the choice to relocate elsewhere in the city of Chicago or make the big move across the country back to their home state, the husband and wife team took a leap of faith and moved their functional, high quality, unisex canvas, and leather carry goods to Colorado. At that time their production outfit was small, allowing for flexibility to plant roots just about anywhere. Winter Session chose Denver because of their established connections in the city and to take advantage of the resources and infrastructure that the community had to offer.
When asked how important producing in Colorado is to their company, co-owner Tanya Fleisher responded, “Although our brand has its own identity that is not dependent on our location, being based in Colorado (and specifically Denver) has certainly helped to define the way we talk about our products and the visual representation of our brand. We are inspired by the active, dynamic lifestyle that exists here and in turn, we try to design our products to fit this lifestyle — one that is balanced between work and play, home life and travel, city life and mountain adventure.”
Luckily for their brand, not many obstacles stand in their way. Winter Session has much praise for the team at Ralph’s Sewing where they frequently source machines, parts, and sewing notions. They currently make everything in house and humorously note that the biggest craving they face is getting outside in the sunshine instead of staying in to work. But let’s face it, that might just be true for everyone living in this gorgeous place.
It takes notable courage to choose the path less travelled, but as demonstrated by this select group of Colorado companies the journey and final product definitely make the hardships worth while. This is an exciting time for creators and innovators across the city in art, design, and especially the revival of small-scale manufacturing. The industry revolution is among us; it is the perfect time to purchase Colorado made.
2952 Welton St. Denver
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BRANDI SHIGLEY Written by Kelsey Bigelow
The Denver fashion community can’t be spoken about without the name
The process for a new designer looking to start or grow their business in
drop of Brandi Shigley. The animated, high-energy Fashion Denver
Denver is not as lonely or confusing as it was when Brandi began on her
MEET THE DOER
owner and community pioneer has had a front row seat to the
own. “We now have resources available that can take designers from idea
transitioning fashion industry in Denver for over 15 years that all began
to design, production, and distribution, right in our backyard.” We owe a
with purses. In 1999, Brandi began producing purses in her living room
lot of this to the pioneering of Brandi Shigley and Fashion Denver, which
and was at the cutting edge of the e-commerce boom. In addition to
plans to stay a part of the industry for many years.
attracting media attention, Brandi sold her bags in boutiques around the country and was the third listed website on AOL’s search engine for
Fashion Denver’s upcoming Spring Fashion Camp, summer market, and
happy hours where local can learn about the fashion community are all in the works. Brandi says
Seeking a change, Brandi moved to Southern California and worked for an action sports company before returning to Denver. The move and opportunities to experience tools and resources available on the west coast sparked the inspiration to create Fashion Denver. Since beginning Fashion Denver in 2004, Brandi has continuously shared her lessons with creative entrepreneurs, produced workshops, fashion markets, and held a retail space in the Golden Triangle neighborhood. Brandi’s motto of
“We will continue to grow and evolve as our city changes, but always keep our mission at the forefront, to connect our local fashion community through fashion events and business development..” Fashion Denver www.fashiondenver.com
“Do what you love. Love what you do.”
has helped countless entrepreneurs and designers start their business on the right foot. Brandi has two pieces of advice for creatives: “surround yourself with others that support your dream and step back and evaluate your dream”. She says that “it’s easy to get swept away in the romanticism of our dreams and it’s important to spend our time on what our heart and soul are truly passionate about.” After re-evaluation of some big dreams, Brandi says she’s realized “Ah...actually, that doesn’t sound like something I would like to do.”
CHICIBIKI Written by Kelsey Bigelow
ChiciBiki (pronounced “sheekie beekie”), better
becomes a night time commitment.” That’s not to
known as B.K. Turner, is a salon owner turned style
say blogging isn’t a welcome and important
blogger. B.K.’s love of fashion began at a young age
commitment for B.K. “Blogging has morphed from
while attending fashion shows at the local
being a creative distraction to an important
college in Germany. At the age of 18, she was
balancing force in my life. I play so many roles for
scouted for a runway show and signed with a talent
others during the day: being a mother, a wife and
agency. B.K. attended college in Denver earning a
a business owner. In a way, I felt I was sacrificng
degrees in Psychology and Political Science before
a big part of my own identity and I struggled with
opening her salon.
that. Blogging gives me a sense of fulfillment in a selfish way. It is something that is entirely mine.
UberChic Nail Boutique is an eco-conscious
Strangely, this narcissistic form of self-care helps
beauty salon in Edgewater, specializing in natural
me care for others better.”
nail care, waxing and skincare services. The salon is a family affair, with B.K.’s sisters managing daily
B.K.’s roles outside of blogging have changed her
operations and her mom helping out on the
style over the years. “I have learned to dress
weekends. The interior of the salon was designed
comfortably without sacrificng style being a mom.
and styled by B.K. and reflects her personally
You don’t have to look frumpy just because you are
elegant style. Clients often asking about B.K.’s
chasing after a toddler or have a baby
stylish picks provided her with the opportunity to
attached at your hip. I just know not to put on my
share her personal style and favorite items through
best clothes. Chances are high they will get
a blog. “Blogging brings everything full circle for
covered in sticky stuff.” Her personal style of
me. I realized being creative is what I truly and
minimalist sophistication is simple but
passionately enjoy”, and it’s apparent at ChiciBiki.
“depending on my mood I add a little boho or rock
n’roll. I love combining different styles and have no shame mixing high-end with cheap or the latest effortless. A simple white T-shirt is something
your brand and grow it continuosly. It helps to find
I could never give up.”
style with vintage so long as it looks
being a blogger. “In both worlds, you have to build a niche and excel in it.” Being involved in the local community is also key for both projects.
Being a blogger in Denver means a young and
“Collaborations with other bloggers and
growing scene. “This makes us exciting. In my
businesses is a great way to get exposure. Denver
opinion, it leaves a lot of room for
has an awesome fashion blogging community that
experimentation and innovation. Denver attracts a
is inclusive, welcoming and encouraging.” There are
diverse crowd but at the core has a laid back and
differences to both projects as well. “As a
positive vibe. The whole Denver scene is
business owner, you are responsible for so many
exploding and bloggers are contributing to this
other people - employees, clients, investors. As a
phenomenon in a major way.”
blogger, it all comes down to you.” Being the only one calling the shots can be difficult at times. “There is a lot of planning and © Noah Berg Photography
time investment that goes into a blog. The blog
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B.K. finds many similarities to owning a salon and
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MEET THE PHOTOGRAPHER
Written by Kelsey Bigelow
The fashion landscape of Denver transforms into a visceral, sharp and
Denver’s own expression and identity has surprised Joe. “It’s a city
sexy scene through Joe Friend’s camera. Joe has been working full
with a wealth of talented designers and builders. The city supports a
time as a professional commericial and portrait photographer since
thriving culture of local boutiques, fashion trucks, bloggers,
2014. Originally from New Orleans, he was infatuated with the
influencers and more. It’s not all Chacos and Patagonias.” As for Joe’s
mountain lifestyle and made his way west to Boulder in 2010. Joe
personal style? “When I’m on set, I usually wear all black
began his craft while studying Graphic Design at Rocky Mountain
- black jeans, a black v-neck shirt and black shoes, usually Chucks or
College of Art & Design and honed it as many photographers do by
Supras. I love me some hightops.”
“reaching out to all of my good looking friends and asking them to model for me.” His current client list includes musicians, yogis,
Being a professional photographer means also being “a good
fashion brands, models and more.
businessman, marketer, advertiser and networker. The most humbling thing I’ve learned is you don’t have to be a good photographer.” Joe
Joe’s original influence of 35mm black and white film is seen in his
estimates about he spends about 20% of his time actually
style that is both delicate and gritty, blending West Coast and
photographing and the rest editing and doing administration work.
urban influences with a sense of Southern charm and hospitality, all
“Just like any professional career, photography is a business and there
the while maintaining an underlying human element. Motion and
is a lot that goes on behind the scenes that people take for granted.”
emotion are found in the “unintended moments” Joe works hard to
It also means blending personal aesthetics with client
capture while on a set. “The moments when the model’s guard is
visions. “In the beginning, you shoot whatever people want. You have
completely down, when she or he might not necessarily be paying
to, especially while you are defining your style and figuring out your
attention or when they are in the moment - I think that split second is
niche.” Now that Joe’s been working with clients for a time, he finds
the most real, the most captivating and the most interesting.”
the recipe for successful image creation is to work with brands that align with his own style and embrace his creativity.
One of Joe’s most ambitious projects to date is his “Moving Portraits” series. The series is a collaboration with filmmaker Nick Friend.
This marrying of styles between photographer and client can be
Street style photographs and cinegraphs of strangers the brothers met
difficult. Success can be found when a photographer learns to be
in the New York City streets show an intimate and genuine view of
business savvy. “You have to market yourself as a brand. There are
personal style amidst the nonstop vibration of a city landscape. “It has
plenty of mediocre artists that have success because they’ve
been, par none, the most rewarding and exciting project that I have
mastered the business side of the industry. On the other side, there
ever done,” says Joe. “After just a brief three day visit to New York
are even more talented artists that will be forced to abandon their
City, both of us knew we had unexpectedly produced some of the best
dreams because they refuse to embrace that part of the profession.”
work in our portfolios.” The ultimate goal is to visit cities worldwide
For his journey, Joe is content to say “You can always do better, work
to capture the “unique identities of the people living,
harder and go further.”
dressing and existing in diverse communities. It is our dream to connect with individuals, communities, companies and brands that showcase a unique sense of fashion, expression and identity.”
Joe Friend Photography www.joefriendphotography.com
MATTHEW MORRIS Written by L’Erin Stortz
Matthew Morris, a Colorado
building that sits glamorously tucked
native, with a background in
away at 13 S. Broadway and created a
sculpture, design, and detail, found
home for his team.
his favorite medium in beauty. Matthew began his career as
Matthew Morris’ career, rapid brand
a makeup artist, but naturally
progression, and reputation in the
transitioned into hair styling as the
industry are based on solid talent,
demand for his highly celebrated
but also a team effort. “If you want
work increased. Artistry defines Mat-
to go fast, go alone. If you want to
thew, educating inspires him, and
go far, go together”, perfectly
hair is his passion.
summarizes Matthew’s theory on growth and team values and he
enjoys when clients visit the salon
Morris Salon is nationally
asking if ‘Matthew Morris is a real
recognized as part of the top salons
in the United States and has grown classic beauty, technical
excellence, and healthy hair, it was
Now offering skin care services, the
only natural for the world renown
continually growing Matthew
luxury haircare brand, Kerastase, to
Morris Salon and Skincare brand
see partnership opportunities with
now employs 85 employees at the
Matthew. Along with creating the
South Broadway and River North Art
Kerastase T.E.C.H. team, he is also
the Global Master K Artist
Striking a balance that keeps
around the world and sees
Matthew inspired and moving
designing hair as an artform, an
forward is the culmination of
inspiration for individuality.
opportunities that he’s has had the pleasure of working on over the past
Denver’s growth is becoming a
ten years to create a dynamic and no-
metropolitan mix of styles and
table career. In addition to appear-
Matthew Morris’ continued travels
ing on Bravo’s reality show, Shear
provide him with the inspiration to
Genius, Matthew, has styled hair for
remain at the forefront of
numerous New York
progression for the next ten years.
Fashion Week Shows and is invited back regularly as a stylist for the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Matthew is the recipient of the North American Hairstyling Award for Editorial Stylist of the Year and the first ever Men’s Hairstylist of the Year Award.
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“The trust I have from my team in me as a visionary is priceless”, and Matthew has big visions. Matthew’s career high is having the opportunity to build people and his team says his most memorable moment over the past ten years was the purchase of the flagship
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Mary Louise Lee: Colorado native, long-time actor, accomplished musician, and Denver’s very own First Lady. Denver Style Magazine sat down with the fervent woman on top to get the scoop on her favorite things in the Mile High City, how she develops her personal style, and the many ways she’s improving our local arts. HAIR AND MAKEUP: ASHLEY SMITH, @ASHLEYSMITHBEAUTY WRITTEN BY JORDAN JACKSON, @DENVERSHEWROTE
DSM: You have lived in Denver your entire life. How has the neighborhood you grew up in changed?
MLL: Yes, I grew up in Walnut Hill near 30th and Milwaukee, not far from City Park. People may not call it that anymore, but it is Walnut Hill to me. The neighborhood has changed a lot over the years, Colfax has improved and new stores and restaurants are popping up all of the time. But, one of my favorites is still over there, Welton Street Café. The city as a whole has changed and we just keep moving. More working opportunities are going to be humongous for the economy with more and more large companies coming here. Even culturally and in the arts, Denver is growing. DSM: What neighborhood do you believe will see improvement next?
MLL: I think there will be big growth in Globeville, it’s just time. The community needs improvement and it’s so close to downtown. I
I also wear suits. And of course there are the dinners where I get to wear gowns, but even then, I still have to be me. As a performer, it’s very flashy, very big. I have performance hair; you can catch me with a long ponytail on stage. I am also all about wearing big pieces of jewelry. I love bracelets and statement rings. I also feel sexiest in clothing that drapes and goes off of the shoulder. When I am performing, I wear anyhing that flows nicely on my body. That makes me feel sexiest. And finally, when I am a mom, it’s sweats all the way. I am in sweats probably the majority of my life, which I enjoy. I like being in t-shirts and baseball caps. DSM: Now that we know your different styles, what are some of the different things your family likes to do together?
MLL: Honestly, we just love to be at home. My children are performers in their own areas, so we are all busy. With crazy schedules, it is just nice to spend time with one another, laughing together.
would love to see a grocery store in that area. DSM: What about dining out? Where are your DSM: You mentioned that Denver’s fine arts are growing also, would you like to talk a little bit about that?
MLL: Absolutely. I am an ambassador for the arts, but I am really an ambassador for local arts. We have to grow our own here. That’s one reason I started the foundation (Bringing Back the Arts), to enhance our kids through the arts. Even if they don’t make it a career, I want them to know about it and appreciate it. Everywhere I go I tell people about our city’s art programs and opportunities. From our museums, galleries, the Performing Arts Complex and even the little bitty theatres that we have all around town, there is just so much. DSM: How is your foundation, Bringing Back the Arts, providing specific opportunities for Denver kids?
MLL: Our arts, our cultural community in Denver, it’s gotten so big and I am proud to be a part of that. The Bringing Back the Arts Foundation is my mission to restore art programs in Denver Public Schools. We even have an internship program that gives high school students opportunities that they may not have been offered before, or even had in their schools at all. We want to give them the training they need. Together, interns and intern sponsors who participate in the Bringing Back the Arts internship program will help pave the path to the growing local creative economy. DSM: What further avenues would you like to explore within your foundation?
MLL: I would really like to provide training and art classes in local rec centers just to reach more kids. We want this to be accessible for everyone. DSM: In addition to leading your foundation, you also wear many other hats. How does your personal style change from Mary Louise Lee the performer to being a mother and also Denver’s First Lady?
MLL: When I am First Lady I don’t consider myself conservative, but I do style myself to look classic, yet sexy. When I am at a function I will tone back the jewelry and opt for some pearls,
favorites spots in Denver?
MLL: Ocean Prime. It is one of my favorite restaurants. That’s a good date night place for Michael and I too. Like I said, we both have funky schedules, but that’s one place we love. I also love El Noa Noa on Santa Fe. DSM: We are also eager to know about your shopping habits. Where does Denver’s First Lady go for some retail therapy?
MLL: I should just say Denver, because I love to shop and I really do shop all over. But, if I had to choose, I would say Northfield is one spot that I really love. Great shops and a great nightlife; there’s just so many options. DSM: We also know that you have deep roots at the Denver Performing Arts Complex and that you adore this cultural icon. What are you most excited about for the proposed changes happening there?
MLL: I am so excited about the opportunities for local artists to do their work in that space, as well as bringing in more awesome entertainment and diversity from around the country to our city. Juggling it all with a sparkling personality and standout style, First Lady Mary Louise Lee is a positive representation of how beautiful confidence can be. In her final remarks during the interview she encouraged the entire Denver community to learn more about her foundation, Bringing Back the Arts, and to visit one of their many student competitions happening throughout the year. She also noted that her favorite feature to flaunt was her smile, another example of just how pleasantly poised she truly is.
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LIGHT AS A FEATHER
Using beads and feathers, craft your own boho accessory to break free from winter’s grasp with DSM’s DIY Contributor Cat Golden Written by: Cat Golden, The Resource Girls,
Photos by: Noah Berg Photography
This time of year has us thinking all things sunny, bright and free. We’re shedding our sweaters, putting away our jackets and looking for any excuse we can find to be outside. It’s safe to say we are definitely embracing our inner flower child and obsessing over all of the hippie inspired fashion we’re seeing everywhere. We’ve noticed hair flair clips popping up at local boutiques and music festivals around town that have us craving a little more of a carefree vibe. If this kind of style makes you a little nervous or you’re wanting to branch out, start by creatinh your own piece of boho flair in six simple steps. Throw some extra hippie love into an everyday look by making your own accessory. We love the idea of being wild and free. Who can’t use more of that in their life? These hair clips remind us that some of the best days are those
“Make this unique, personalized hair accessory for less than ten dollars!” carefree, wind in your hair, nothing scheduled days. So, clip in that bad boy and embrace your day!
- Cat Golden, DSM Do-It-Yourself Contributor theresourcegirls.com
Shop Cat’s Look: Tie-Dye Tunic Top, Fab’rik Denver Arrowhead Necklace, Never A Wallflower
MAKE IT YOURSELF What You’ll Need
• Leather Cording: 36” to 48”, Any Color • Feathers of Your Choice • Beads of Your Choice
• Thin Gold Wire • Hair Clip • Hot Glue Gun or Any Kind of Craft Glue
Cut the leather cording in three equal pieces, each 12”-16” in length.
Pop your hair clip open and insert all three pieces of leather cording into the clip. (A little can hang over the top, you will cut this off).
Cut 12” of wire thread and insert through the two holes on the hair clip.
While holding the clip firmly in one hand, tightly wrap your wire around the leather cording until there is no wire left.
Personalize! Add beads or braid your leather cords to make it your own.
Add your last bead and secure a feather to the end of the cord with hot glue. Slide the last bead over the top of the feather to hide any glue residue. Add a little extra glue inside the bead to secure.
LITTLE MAIN STREETS
It’s getting easier to make your way into Denver, but it’s also making it easier to get out. Take a trip to these bikeable, rideable, driveable little towns that have big shopping possibilities waiting to be discovered. Written by Heather Okimoto
Photos by Kelsey Bigelow
Dust the snow off your car or dirt off your bike, because Arvada, Golden, and Littleton, are just about 12 miles or less outside of Denver city limits. These little Main Street destinations are perfect for a springtime stroll or meetup with your pals. We have the list of boutiques that make a difference, new places for a sip, and shops to satisfy your self-gifting needs.
West Main Street, LITTLETON Historic Downtown Littleton sits along West Main Street in Littleton, Colorado and quaintly hosts locally owned boutiques, co-working spaces, livestock trading, and cozy places to grab a drink, all in the center of town. Join in on small town family fun during Littleton’s Annual Block Party or Turkey Leg & Wine Hoedown and keep it local during the town’s sponsored Small Business Saturday. The Town Hall Arts Center sits at the center of the Historic Downtown Littleton Shopping District, producing main stage musicals, comedies, concerts, and theatre education programs for kids and adults.
Shop Here ANGEL CONCEPTS FINE GIFTS 2510 W. Main St Shop from this specialty gift store and your purchase transforms lives. All fine artwork, jewelry, home and gift items that are sold provides a retail skills training program to struggling, disadvantaged women enabling them to build their capabilities and self esteem.
DETAILS BOUTIQUE 2359 W Main St @DetailsBoutique The store for every woman. From blouses and denim, to necklaces, purses, and shoes, good luck trying not to find one or five things that you’ll need. Secure that perfect gift for your bestie or host a girls night out at this trendy boutique with styles that look great on the outside to make you feel good on the inside.
THE PAPER CHANDELIER 2370 W Main St. @thepaperchandelier
VELVET WOLF BOUTIQUE 2550 W Main St @VelvetWolfBoutique
A style savvy consignment boutique with high end goods and complete re-wardrobing services. Make an appointment to consign your items and swap them out for something more appealing. Perfect for spring closet cleanouts.
A staff and editor favorite, shop from locally designed jewelry, runway styled dresses, and girly graphic tees to make your Saturday mornings stylish and chic. Visit the Wolf Pack at their second location in the highly anticipated Stanley development later this summer.
GENERAL STORE 45 2479 W Main St.
General Store 45 is the storefront of Workhorse 45, a small-but-mighty branding group with a brilliant eye for design. The General Store has the life items you need, want, and didn’t know you should have.Find an eclectic selection of kitschy gifts or sit for a snack and people watch at the street facing counter tops.
Also Check Out • Buttercup Junction • Jake’s Brew Bar • La Vaca Meat Co. • Soignee • Spur Coffee • The Chocolate Therapist
Washington Avenue, GOLDEN If walking down Washington Avenue feels like the Wild West, that’s because it once was. Sitting at the base of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, Golden, Colorado, is ‘Where the West Lives’. It’s not hard to imagine horses hitched in front of the saloons and brawls in the streets, but this bustling city with old town feel is more than a facade. Small businesses are supplying locals and visitors with hand crafted goods, luxurious products, and handpicked shopping experiences in whimsical stores. Sneak in some shopping before your next brewery tour at these fun, affordable boutiques and smart shops.
Shop Here BABY DOE’S 1116 Washington Ave.
MOUNTAIN GYPSY 1111 Washington Ave.
A gathering place for all women to enjoy, Baby Doe’s friendly staff, quality clothing, and handmade accessories, make this shopping destination a must. The carefully selected inventory is unique and provides options to women of all sizes and style preferences.
SPINSTER SISTERS 908 12th St. @SpinsterSistersCo
Twirl your way into Mountain Gypsy for eclectic, free-spirited, affordable fashion. A one-stop shop for boho style festival flares, kimonos to complete your look, and suede fringed purses to keep it all stylishly together.
TRULY A BOHOTIQUE 801-B 14th St. @Truly_Bohotique
The Spinster Sisters’ flagship is the perfect place to pamper yourself in over 30 “flavors” of soaps, salves, lotions, and scrubs to wash away winter skin. Visit the second microsoapery location at the Backyard on Blake in RiNo neighborhood.
Also Check Out
LUCKY STAR RANCH 700 12th St. Suite 120
• Golden City Brewery
Just off of Washington St., Truly A Bohotique is the beautifully curated genius of three lovely ladies whose style is organically infused into affordably timeless dresses, blouses, and accessories offered in this fashion forward store.
Inspired by the old Wild West? Fill your home with western inspired blankets, art pieces, and sculptures. Find one-of-a-kind Southwestern rings, necklaces, and bracelets or consign your sterling silver at Lucky Star Ranch to make room for more.
Grandview Avenue, ARVADA Denver’s suburbs are seeing rapid growth and with a new RTD stop scheduled to open later this year, Olde Town Arvada’s about to see a lot more foot traffic. Get to know the small town shops and tasty eateries that line the streets of the olde town with the water tower.
Shop Here CARLY’S BOUTIQUE 7401 Grandview Ave @CarlysBoutique
The mother-daughter owners of Carly’s know that shopping is therapy and they’ve converted the Victorian home into a shopping mecca and healing arts center with unique items you can’t find anywhere else.
D’LOLA COUTURE BRIDAL BOUTIQUE & STUDIO 7550 Grant Place @DLolaCouture Make your designer dreams come true with runway ready couture looks or create your own custom gown at the bridal and design studio with gown architect and seamstress, Deedee Vicory.
LOVELY BOUTIQUE 7405 Grandview Ave. @lovelyboutiquearvada
Also Check Out • The Bluegrass Coffee & Bourbon Lounge
Fresh inventory makes its way into Lovely Boutique regularly giving you every reason to stop in. Stock up on locally made body products and hand-picked fashions to fill your wardrobe
• The Rheinlander Bakery • School House Kitchen and Libations
• Gold Mine Cupcakes • Golden Moon Speakeasy • Pangea Coffee Roasters
SIMPLE UNDERDOG STYLE
Score big with Super Bowl Champ Chris Harris Jr.’s simple style suggestions.
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Written by Heather Okimoto
Chris Harris Jr. plays a fast game on the field as Cornerback for the Super Bowl 50 Champion Denver Broncos, but keeps his personal style stylishly comfortable off the field. The soon to be dad of two beautiful girls says that he’s lucky to go to work in sweats but always chooses fabrics and materials that feel good against his skin, a fashion standard his mom taught him while growing up. The story of being an Underdog is one that Chris knows well, and through his personal foundation, the Chris Harris Jr. Foundation, he’s able to teach the lessons he’s learned to local kids. Chris strongly believes that
“Every underdog deserves a shot at success.”
Chris hosts a free Underdog Football Skills Academy in Denver while taking the time to talk about the ups and downs in life and connecting with local youth. Football is all about being part of a team and when asked what piece of the uniform makes him feel most part of the Broncos, Chris resolutely explained,
“When you put on the helmet with the Bronco, it’s about everyone coming together , playing for one helmet.” While Chris plans on saving his Super Bowl ring for special nights out in silky shirts, his AFC Championship ring is the perfect accessory for an everyday look. When he’s not in sweats or on the field, Chris says that “being well dressed is very important no matter where you go. It makes you feel good and like you’re going to get something done.” Chris Harris Jr. Foundation www.chrisharrisjr.com/foundation
Check out the simple stylish pieces Super Bowl Champ, Chris Harris Jr., is updating his spring wardrobe with to get things done.
GROWN & SEWN STRAIGHT PANTS Sully & Co $185
AKOMPLICE ‘YZOOQ-J’ SS BUTTON DOWN DVSN West $70
SHERMAN KNIT Family Affair $48
HIGHLANDS ORGANIC CHAMBRAY Ratio Clothing $159
PUBLISH BRAND ‘OGDEN’ PANT DVSN West $110
V.S.O.P THOR TEE Family Affair $40
DAPPER CLASSICS SOCKS Sully & Co $22
Prep your bike and update your look with these pedal ready tips from DSM’s Teen Contributor, Penn Beldock. Written by Penn Beldock, teenfashiontakeover.com,
Photos by Noah Berg Photography, noahbergphotography.com,
Spring is here and it’s time to cruise around town. I pulled my bicycle, ‘White Lightning,’ out of the garage and picked up the tips to getting ready to ride. Pedal preparation is key and Gregory at Chocolate Spokes in RiNo, suggests checking your ride for all the little details to ensure your safety on the road.
• Tire Inflation
• Chain Lubrication • Adequate Safety Lighting • Bolt Tightness
Now that your ride is ready, it’s time to get yourself looking good too. Mix and match indigo colors and shapes to create a layered look that can easily transition on and off your bike. Break up the blue on blue by adding a patterned shirt or
bright colored accessories
“Create a stylish and comfy ensemble by jumping into spring’s fashionable trend, denim.” Ride around with some key accesories to personalize your look. Throw in a small cross body bag so you aren’t lugging around a heavy backpack everywhere you go. Chicly protect your eyes and wear a watch to make sure you’re not late for your very important date.
“Pack all the necessities and keep things neat in a bike-ready bag.” - Penn Beldock, DSM Teen Fashion Contributor teenfashiontakeover.com
Stylishly Accessorize Sunglasses, $12, Scarf $16, Tassel Keychain, $12 Blog Ideas Notebook, $15, Velvet Wolf Boutique Bicycle Buttons, $1, Multi-Tool Pen, $3.75, Pocket Tin Speaker, $25, General Store 45 Span Day Pack, $159, Topo Designs
Don’t Forget Bike Bell
Shop Penn’s Look Denim Cinch Jacket, $45 Cuffed Drawstring Denim, $85 Patterned Tank, $26 Available at Pink’s Denver
Get more on ideas on what to fill your bag with at DenverStyleMagazine.com/teenfashiontakeover
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THE RESOURCE GUIDE
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BOUTIQUES ACEY DESIGNS Women’s Clothing || Mobile Truck www.aceydesigns.com @streetchicmobileboutique
ECCENTRICITY Women’s Clothing || Cherry Creek North www.eccentricity.com @eccentricitydenver
LORE DENVER Accessories & Home ||Online www.loredenver.com @loredenver
AILLEA BEAUTY Beauty Boutique || Larimer Square www.aillea.com @ailleabeauty
EVEY K Women’s Clothing || Mobile Truck www.eveyk.com @eveykboutique
MELROSE AND MADISON Women’s Clothing || Highlands and Platte Park www.shopmelandmad.com @melroseandmadison
ARMITAGE & MCMILLAN Menswear Boutique || Platte St. www.armitageandmcmillan.com @armitageandmcmillan
GOORIN BROS Hats & Accessories || Larimer Square www.goorin.com @goorinbroslarimersquare
DENVER STREET BOUTIQUE Women’s Boutique || Mobile Truck www.denverstreetboutique.com @denverstreetboutique
INSPYRE BOUTIQUE Women’s Clothing || Highlands, Southwest Plaza, Park Meadows, Cherry Creek www.inspyreboutique.com @inspyreboutique
DETAILS BOUTIQUE Women’s Boutique || Littleton www.detailsboutique.com @detailsboutique DVSN WEST Men’s Boutique || Cherry Creek North www.dvsnwest.com @dvsnwest
INTRIGUE BOUTIQUE Women’s Clothing || Sunnyside/Highlands www.shopintrigueboutique.com @shopintrigueboutique
ORA et LABORA COLLECTION Clothing Designer www.oetlcollection.com @OETFLCO PINK’S STRAIGHT FROM LA Women’s Boutique || Bonnie Brae www.pinksdenver.com @pinksdenver RATIO CLOTHING Men’s Clothing || Highlands www.ratioclothing.com REVERIE LIVING Women’s Boutique || Highlands www.reverieliving.com @reverieliving
RUBY JANE | VALLEYGIRL BOUTIQUE Women’s, Shoes & Homegoods Boutique || Highlands, Avon, Breckenridge, Edwards www.ShopRubyJane.com @rubyjane.valleygirlboutique RUSTIC THREAD Women’s Boutique || Highlands www.rusticthread.com @rusticthread SOIGNEE ELEGANT ATTIRE Women’s Clothing || Littleton www.soigneeattire.com @soigneeattire SULLY & CO Men’s Clothing || Jefferson Park www.sullyandco.com @sullyandco VELVET WOLF Women’s Boutique || Littleton www.velvetwolf.com @velvetwolfboutique
DESIGNERS ABBY SPARKS Custom Jewelry www.abbysparks.com @theabbysparks
EISENTRAUT JEWELRY Jewelry www.eisentrautjewelry.com @EisentrautJewelry
NIKKI NATION JEWELRY Jewelry www.nikkinationjewelry.com @nikki.nation.jewelry
ANNAFESTA Curvy Clothing Designer www.annafesta.com @annafesta
HI LITTLE ONE Children’s Tees www.hilittleone.com @hi.little.one
PEACH & PEPPER APPAREL Clothing Designer www.peachandpepperapparel.com @peachandpepper
BECKONS Organic Cotton Yoga Clothing www.beckonsyogaclothing.com
MOUNTAIN MOON TEES Clothing Designer www.mountainmoontees.com @mountainmoontees
ULTRAKINI SWIMWEAR Swimwear Designer www.ultrakini.com @ultrakini
BLOGGERS BLUE MOUNTAIN BELLE www.bluemountainbelle.com @bluemountainbelle
THE SUITCASE BLONDE www.thesuitcaseblonde.com @thesuitcaseblonde
VODKA AND BIRTHDAY CAKE www.vodkaandbirthdaycake.com @vodkaandbirthdaycake
THE CASHMERE GYPSY www.thecashmeregypsy.com @brittanypillard
THE RESOURCE GIRLS www.theresourcegirls.com @theresourcegirls
WITH LOVE LILY ROSE www.withlovelilyrose.com @withlovelilyrose
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BEAUTY BRANDS & SERVICES AILLEA BEAUTY Larimer Square www.aillea.com @ailleabeauty
BEAUTY LOUNGE Lone Tree www,beautyloungedenver.com @beautylounge
ELLA CRESS SKINCARE Wheat Ridge www.ellacress.com @ellacress_skinshop
GLOW for a cause www.glowforacause.com @glowforacause
BATTINGTON LASHES LoDo www.battingtonlashes.com @battingtonlashes
BROWS ON UPPER 15TH Highlands www.browsonupper15th.com @browsdenver
GLAMOUR BAR DENVER Golden Triangle www.glamourbardenver.com @Glamourbardenver
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES A BIT LOVELY Interior Design & Styling www.abitlovely.com @abitlovely
JACKIE COOPER PHOTOGRAPHY Photographer www.jackiecooperphotography.com @jackiecooperphoto
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CEDAR HOUSE PHOTOGRAPHY Photographer www.cedarhousephotography.com @cedarhousephoto
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NICOLE TOLEDO Makeup Artist www.nicoletoledomakeupartistry.com @nicoletoledomakeupartistry
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The Spring 2016 issue of Denver Style Magazine features First Lady Mary Louise Lee, Bronco's player Chris Harris Jr. and more stylish local...