CLC Artist: Amanda Powell

CLC Artist: Amanda Powell
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Amanda Powell loves creating custom, one-of-a-kind pieces of artwork for her customers—but in this case she isn’t referring to the tattoos she creates at Lost Art. Miss Amanda’s Art and Such is Powell’s line of purses, wallets, jewelry and small paintings carefully handmade and customized by Powell herself. Her handbags and wallets are a colorful collection of vintage pieces customized with tattoo-inspired acrylic paintings. … read more

What a Notion: Yellow Bird Fabrics

What a Notion: Yellow Bird Fabrics
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 When I walked in to the newly opened Yellow Bird Fabrics at 2828 East 3300 South (previously Fashion Affair), I nearly cried. There was not a polar fleece or cat motif to be found. When I heard new owner Amy Royer tell another customer, “All cottons and linens are in that room, and my silks are all in here,” I rejoiced. Silks, did you say? And not a mention of polyester?
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Out of School and Inside the Studio: Spy Hop Records Empowers a New Generation of Musicians

Out of School and Inside the Studio: Spy Hop Records...
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When I got a hold of a free CD sampler of local youth artists produced by a local youth record label, I was surprised. Actually, I was in disbelief. The first time I popped the CD into my stereo, I did a double take. I checked the CD and the sleeve to make sure that this was, in fact, the music of teen musicians as produced by other teens. It’s not just that the musicians themselves are talented and original, but the production quality itself is so good that I couldn’t help but wonder if some mistake had been made. My apologies to the talented folks over at Spy Hop Records. … read more

CLC Artist: Suzanne Clements

CLC Artist: Suzanne Clements
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Suzanne Clements is addicted to knit fabrics. She admits openly, “It’s kind of a joke that I can’t go anywhere without looking for fabric.” Sorry Clementine is Clements’ clothing line of cute, quirky and oh-so-wearable women’s tops and dresses made predominantly of knit fabrics. The fabric makes her clothing comfy and practical, but Clements’ eye for design and hawk-like pursuit of unique knit fabrics makes her line distinctive and contemporary. … read more

CLC Artist: Amanda Powell

CLC Artist: Amanda Powell
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Amanda Powell loves creating custom, one-of-a-kind pieces of artwork for her customers—but in this case she isn’t referring to the tattoos she creates at Lost Art. Miss Amanda’s Art and Such is Powell’s line of purses, wallets, jewelry and small paintings carefully handmade and customized by Powell herself. Her handbags and wallets are a colorful collection of vintage pieces customized with tattoo-inspired acrylic paintings. … read more