It is getting a little chilly outside and what could be better than a piping hot cup of soup and a cornbread muffin? YUM! Just thinking about it makes me happy.
Now Bob Graves thinks it is Beef Stew time, “Soup is for lightweights,” he said, all in good humor, I am sure, because the rest of us “lightweights” love a steaming, hearty bowl of soup! But I will indulge one of my favorite Facebook friends for a minute. Continue reading
Mary Lane Ferguson of Garden by the Pond/Tin Roof Gift Shoppe in Winona said three big trends that will be popular this fall will be animal prints, corduroy pants and cardigan sweaters. Continue reading
This best describes how I feel about physical therapy three days into it…a little better but…By this morning, it was quiet crying as opposed to screaming. It is getting better! They are WONDERFUL people at Hometown Physical Therapy, but it don’t recommend spider killing in the shower! And while #ALLSPIDERSMUSTDIE! I am letting the husband do all the bug/spider killing from now on!
Jamie Carpenter from Jamie Lynn’s in North Carrollton said brushed velvet and embroderied clothing and shoes –something she never thought she would like –is back in a big way this fall!
Carpenter also said some of the hottest trends she is seeing this fall includes:
- A lot of hunter green
- Basic skinny jeans
- Booties and wedges
- Fabric jewelry
- Lots of layering
- Tassel earings–with mismatched tassels.
This story was part of a larger feature story for The Winona Times and The Conservative published September 28, 2017.
Chrissy Little is wearing several Fall trends for Special Treasures. The blouse is burgundy – a very trendy color this fall—that has a peak-a-boo cutout at the neckline, which has also been trending this Fall. Also, ankle boots and wedges are a hot item again this year. (Photo by Gwen Sisson)
Trisha Windham of Special Treasures in Winona also said crushed velvet is huge this fall, and anything in burgundy, blush or olive green.
Lily Sheppard is wearing ankle boots, an olive blouse –another trendy color this fall–a denim jacket and Love, Poppy earrings from Special Treasures. (Photo by Gwen Sisson)
Other trends Special Treasures is seeing this fall includes:
Whitney Welch models the kimono, beaded necklace and flair jeans that are popular this fall. (Photo submitted)
Susan Welch at Whitney’s Boutique in Vaiden said velour is HUGE this year. From tops to dresses, Welch said velour is extremely popular this season.
Welch said other popular trends include:
Kellum Harrison is modeling one of the fall’s hottest looks from Hammond’s Gifts – a burgundy cut out shoulder blouse with embroidered skirt. (Photo submitted)
It is time for tailgating, fall leaves and pumpkin-spice everything! And this fall, local clothing stores say a floral dress with gray suede ankle boots and a short olive green jacket or a crushed velvet blouse with distressed denim jeans will be on pointe with so many trends this fall.
LoriLee Chambley from Hammond’s Gifts in Winona said velvet is everywhere this fall.
“The vintage look –lace and velvet are big this fall,” Chambley said.
Chambley said florals – “the bigger the better” are trendy this fall.