The Ultimate Accessory

The Ultimate Accessory

MADISON EWING IS WEARING: Headpiece by Dee’s, $139; mask, $13, available at 5045 Shelbyville Rd. JASON SCHMIDT IS WEARING: Hat by Dee’s, $89; mask, $13, available at 5045 Shelbyville Rd. Your Derby mask can make a statement at this year’s historic race on September 5....
Classic & Simple — Perfect the Look

Classic & Simple — Perfect the Look

Kentucky Derby Festival Princess Leah Hazelwood is wearing: Dress, $90, That Cute Little Shop; Earrings, $18, House of K; Hat by Griffin Derby City Hatters, $248, The Mysterious Rack, 558 S 4th St . When choosing a classic and simple style, search for hats with...
Classic & Simple Derby Fashion — Allison Hoffer

Classic & Simple Derby Fashion — Allison Hoffer

“Since my husband and I got married on Derby Day in 2009, our Derby tradition — when it falls on, or is really close to May 1 — is that we go to Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse for dinner and then sneak over to the bar area to catch the race on TV. We beat the crowds, but...
Women Who Build Together

Women Who Build Together

On the welcoming front porch sit home builder (left) Tracee Dore and (right) homeowner Karen Miller. They sit on an old church pew that Karen refinished — stripping away nine layers of paint. The relationship between homeowner and contractor is a delicate one. Like...
What She is Wearing Now – Melissa McCarty

What She is Wearing Now – Melissa McCarty

Melissa McCarty has a knack for creating the right outfit for any occasion, and she rarely plans what she’ll wear in advance. “I don’t need too much time to figure out what I am going to wear. What I wear is based on how I am feeling in the moment,” she says. Melissa,...
Flipping Into a Functional Home

Flipping Into a Functional Home

On the first home Brenna Brooks and her father, Barlow Brooks, worked on together, they did the contracting themselves and quickly realized it wasn’t a “sustainable business model for us,” Brenna says. She confessed that the first house taught her a lot about...