What’s Happening Wednesday: The Birmingham Edition

  Hey, y'all! Welcome back to the blog! This Wednesday, I am trading a Weekly Whistle for a What's Happening Wednesday--yes, I have made this blog into a card game for the moment. Hm...what a fabulous idea...a VIP card game *wink* Okay--this is no time for digression because I have two fabulous Birmingham events coming [...]

Weekly Whistle: A Day At the Salon with Brantley Willis

For a long, long, long, LONG time, I have been wanting my hair cut and styled like a modern version of Marilyn Monroe. Thanks to Brantley Willis and Jeremy Stephens at The Association of Independent Artists--The Salon that long-loved look became a reality! Brantley Willis, a tremendously talented stylist, did such a FABULOUS job with my color and cut--I [...]

BFW 2013: Joshua McKinley and Anthony Ryan

Joshua McKinley, a Project Runway alumnus with "an unapologetically sexualized aesthetic" (www.huffingtonpost.com), showcased a collection that reflected his athletic roots on the Birmingham Fashion Week Runway.  "Running [Track & Field] for so long really helped me to learn about the movements of the body and find things that are both comfortable and fashionable.  If you look [...]