Wearing Your Story on Your Sleeve: Mindi Wetzel

Wearing Your Story on Your Sleeve: Mindi Wetzel

Mindi adorned her shoulder in memory of her late husband. Artist: Sharon Lynn; time invested: 8+ hours; two sittings. Giving Life to What Was Lost For many years, before the discovery of the well-preserved and perfectly-tattooed “Iceman,”  ancient...
Wearing Your Story on Your Sleeve: Aliyah Gray

Wearing Your Story on Your Sleeve: Aliyah Gray

Part of Aliyah’s tattoo also includes a dreamcatcher inspired by her sister’s love for them. “She had a five-layered dreamcatcher she slept under every night.” Artist: Lamar, Ink by Unk; time invested: 2 hours (for the first part of her tattoo). Turning Grief...
Wearing Your Story on Your Sleeve: Sopenny Chan

Wearing Your Story on Your Sleeve: Sopenny Chan

Sopenny Chan carries her family’s historical, horrific struggle on her back. Artist: Eric “Truth” Jefferson; Truth’s Tattoos; Time invested: 36+ hours involving a cover-up of a previous tattoo sittings. The Mark of Fortitude — Sopenny Chan Like many...
Wearing Your Story on Your Sleeve

Wearing Your Story on Your Sleeve

Tracy Kroencke got her first ink at age 50. Her children talked her in to getting a full sleeve, and she loves it. Artist: Travis King; Time invested: One year’s worth of 4-hour sittings. For thousands of years, and in almost every ancient culture, tattoos have...
Fall Back to Basics: Donique & Jessica

Fall Back to Basics: Donique & Jessica

Donique Hobbs is wearing: Top and pants from H&M; shoes from Dillard’s. The pandemic gave us loungewear and sweatpants, but living in a semi-virtual world doesn’t mean we can’t get back to the basics of true fashion. These style mavens show us what...
Fall Back to Basics: Mimi & Jana

Fall Back to Basics: Mimi & Jana

Mimi Hill’s fashion extras: Camel Wide Brim Hat, 28; BB Dakota Moto Jacket, $98; Julie Vos Monogram Pendant necklace, $155; Julie Vos SoHo Link Bracelet, $295; Assorted Enewton Bracelets, $39-$119; Repurposed Louis Vuitton Crossbody, $185. All available at...