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Singing about the 'Good Life'

Andrew James Ancira was born in Albuquerque and raised in Clovis for most of his life. He is the son of Monica Ancira and Christopher Harris, both of Clovis. He comes from a blended family of five...

 

Glam leisure steps up on runways

It's quite evident that fashion is continuing its increasingly casual dress code with styles mixing with leggings and sweatshirts to tennis shoes and tees. Designers have embraced the culture so much...

 

Super Bowl of fashion best left unpoliticized

The 2018 Met Gala is set for May 7 and the theme this year is Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination. Vogue magazine reported that the theme was curated to 'create a dialogue between fa...

 

Perfect day spent outdoors

Annamaria Short was raised in Portales by her adoptive parents, Lee and Laura Baros. She was born in Albuquerque. Her father Lee is a retired letter carrier and her mother Laura plans to retire this M...

 

Spring cleaning bears pink fruit

Spring cleaning can be fun, especially when you find a few treasures while sorting through old shoes. It's almost like being reintroduced to your younger self when you were developing your sense of...

 

Nieka Style: These boots were made for springtime

Your best fashion should always happen in the spring. That’s because it’s the season of not-so-cold, not-so-hot days, and we get to have the most fun with shoes, accessories and apparel. While...

 

New fur decidedly out of fashion

The latest fashion news is all about animal welfare. Unless you shop vintage fur, it's going to get increasingly difficult to purchase fur pieces in the coming years. Recently, Donatella Versace... Full story

 

Our People: Native grown from ag roots

Tamara Price was born and raised in Portales. She is the daughter of Elvin and Sissy Hays. She grew up with a farming dad so agriculture was a big influence in her life. She was involved in FFA... Full story

 

Rock your 'do with 90s-style hair clips

There have been a few hair accessory throwbacks gracing the likes of social media and the most popular runway shows for 2018. You decide if they stick around for a while or not. The claw-clip...

 

Our People: Pursuing passion for teaching

Tony Perez was born and raised in Los Angeles, the middle child of nine. He served in the United States Air Force, with his last duty station at Cannon Air Force Base. He separated from the armed...

 

People still talking about red carpet fashion

It’s been one week since the 90th Academy Awards aired, but red carpet fashion is still a hot topic and since we're a weekly forum, I'm going to give you a style rewind of my favorite gowns, best...

 

Making positive impact

Robyn Ochoa-Costa was born and raised in Roswell and moved to Clovis in 2007 for work. The following year she met Alex Costa of Clovis. The couple have been married for two years. She has three...

 

Sneakers go-to shoe for spring fashions

Flats are nice. Heels are better. But sneakers are the best shoe for the season. Not only are they the most comfortable but are now the most versatile shoe than ever before. In 2018, women are just...

 

Our People: Exercising her voice

Pamela Atherton was born and raised in southern California. Early in her life she fell in love with acting but soon decided she wanted to be a journalist. She thought she'd be the editor of a college...

 

Hold on to your throwback fashion pieces

Your spring 2018 wardrobe should be the most versatile and fun year of dressing ever. You already have everything you need, so it shouldn’t be a task finding something to wear. Because spring...

 

Time to plan your look for spring vacation

‘Tis nearly the end of February — the month that comes and goes quickly, and with Valentine’s Day out of the way, it’s time to get ready for spring break. Spring break is March 12-16 for...

 

Guys, follow these tips for Valentine's Day attire

As we all know, Valentine’s Day is only three days away. Everyone must be busy making plans for the special day. If you have not planned yet, then don’t waste time because your plans dictate what...

 

Our People: A different kind of service

Eddie Pullman was born and raised in San Angelo, Texas. He studied business at the University of Texas. He drafted into the Army for the Korean War in 1954 and was honorably discharged two years later...

 

Get ready for parade of fashion at Super Bowl

It’s Super Bowl Sunday and the Philadelphia Eagles will be facing the New England Patriots. Even if your favorite team isn't playing, and you can’t decide who to root for, there are always the com...

 

Guys, are you 'tough enough' to wear pink?

Last week I talked about some of the looks on the runways for the menswear fashion shows in Paris that took place on Jan. 18. I gave a few descriptions of some of the looks that stood out on the...

 

Men's fashion goes eccentric for spring season

It's always fun to talk about menswear fashion, especially when the latest runway shows featured some of the most eccentric looks of the season. This month, the Paris menswear fashion shows brought...

 

About time for Valentine's Day gift giving

Valentine’s Day is a month away and now is the time to put in some thought about your gift to him or her. It's never too early to conjure up a great gift idea, so let's start with some ideas for...

 

2000s fashion is back

There's a coming of age when fashion starts to become deja vu. This is when you realize you're old enough to have your middle school or high school fashion choices become cool again. The next...

 

Last detail: check your hair

’Tis the last day of 2017. Make what you will of the top fashion trends for 2018 — with today's styles varying from paying homage to fashion's past to eccentric accessories and vibrant colors....

 

Recycle that fab outfit

No one likes to feel like they've wasted a great outfit, especially after putting a lot of thought into the look. Did you look especially nice at your holiday party this year but forgot to take...

 

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