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Bitter Cold Not Fun For Folks Who Work Outside

While health experts are warning people to stay out of the bitter cold if possible, there are some that are forced to withstand the elements because of their jobs. Bike messenger John Lindwall employs a simple strategy when the temperature and wind chill get to be too much. “Just don’t think about it, you know,” Lindwall said. “Put it out of your mind.”

12/09/2013

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Local Charity Helps Job Seekers Dress For Success

As Billy Crystal’s Saturday Night Live character Fernando Lamas said: It is better to look good than to feel good. That was a joke, obviously, but there’s some truth to the idea that when you look good, you feel good. And the one place that might be most true is during a job interview.

11/15/2013

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What You Should Wear When Running A Marathon

The Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon is less than two weeks away. Though the presumption is that you need to really loosen the purse strings to buy the appropriate pieces of clothing for running, the truth is that you don’t need to spend a lot of money to get the right kind of gear.

09/24/2013

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Sassy Knitwear ‘Upcycles’ Old Fashions Into New Creations

Fashion trends come and go. But now many formerly-beloved shirts and dresses are getting a new life.

It’s an increasingly popular trend called “upcycling.” They use those previous items to create new ones. Watch the video above to see WCCO photojournalist Joe Mears’ journey to a local shop called Sassy Knitwear in Minneapolis, where dressing “sassy” means dressing responsibly.

06/09/2013

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This Cool Spring Could Mean Big Sales On Seasonal Clothes

This cold, rainy weather doesn’t really make you want to run out and buy a tank top or flip-flops. In fact, experts say the weather and economy are the two biggest factors when it comes to buying clothes.

05/28/2013

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Jordana’s Blog: Spring Cleaning

I love cleaning. Not toilets or ovens, but my closet, yes. Usually when I tell my friends I’m about to embark on this endeavor, they get nervous. Because my closet (and yours) is the physical manifestation of what’s going on in my head and heart.

04/02/2013

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2 Bills Propose Sales Tax On Clothing In Minnesota

A proposal to reform taxes in Minnesota could have you paying more for clothing.

01/14/2013

Fashion for men

Father’s Day Fashion Musts – Helping Dad Not Dress Like A Dad

With the right clothing, men can look good at any age. Here are some fashion tips to help dad spruce up the wardrobe.

06/07/2012

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Got Stuff To Get Rid Of? Give To Good Donor

Do you have old furniture or clothes you’re looking to get rid of? Instead of throwing your stuff away, donate it to charity.

11/26/2011

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Over 40 & Fab: Makeover Helps Job Seeker Look The Part

Throughout November, WCCO-TV is making women over 40 feel fabulous about themselves.

11/15/2011

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Man Robbed, Left Naked After Craigslist Scam

Police said a man responding to a Craigslist ad for a 50-inch TV was instead robbed at gunpoint and left with nothing — not even his clothes.

11/07/2011

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Women’s Group Changing Image Of Fashion And Age

There’s a group of women in the Twin Cities focused on changing the fashion world. To them, there’s no link between how old you are and what you can and can’t wear.

10/19/2011

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Thrift Stores Get Into Personal Shopping Game

When you hear the term personal shopper you probably think of exclusive high end department stores. But now one of the most popular thrift stores in the Twin Cities, ARC Value Village, has started a free personal shopping service.

09/15/2011

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Missoni fashions Rock Target On-line And In Stores

The Missoni fashion brand has never been hotter than yesterday, when Target stores were blitzed and on-line demand overloaded the retailer.

09/14/2011

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