Justin Barnes

The art of tattoo has always fascinated Sioban Kozisek (“Chevy”). She got her first tattoo when she was attending boarding school in Ireland. “I was 16-years-old and I had a fake ID to say I was 18,” Kozisek recalls. “I found some little ... more

Feb 6, 2014 11:35 PM Art


Justin Barnes

Proprietors Jennifer Fulcher and Jessica Chizek offer some much needed advice to today’s women of Omaha: “Take time for yourself and just chill. That’s a tip these ladies mean literally. Jennifer and Jessica opened the new pedicure and ... more

Jan 29, 2014 8:15 PM Art


Justin Barnes

Arelatively new boutique in West Omaha is creating jobs not only for the employees but for vendors who just need a place to sell their work. NJ & Co. is run by a duo consisting of mother and daughter. Nicole Leathers handles the busin... more

May 8, 2013 11:41 PM Art

Most SXSW (South by Southwest) enthusiasts flock to Austin, Texas in March for a week overflowing with live music, but this style editor went in search of the lone star state fashion scene. Here’s a peek at some of the standout looks I sa... more

Mar 20, 2013 10:47 PM Art



St. Patrick’s Day is just around the river bend. Usually, I would rant about the absurdity of starting a drinking binge at 7 a.m. and wearing ridiculous leprechaun hats and plastic shamrock beads, but my health and image concerns aside, S... more

Mar 13, 2013 8:53 PM Art

Omaha Fashion Week, now in its sixth year, has new tricks up its sleeve. New designers are expected this year, including Kate Walz, who just returned from New York, and Jeff Hanson, who will be showing his line of hand-painted dresses. Si... more

Feb 28, 2013 11:35 PM Art

Christian Shuster, the designer of the christianMICHEAL menswear label is the name on the tip of all the fashionable tongues right now. He was the talk of the runways at Omaha Fashion Week last year when he made his Omaha debut; now he is... more

Feb 28, 2013 11:14 PM Art

Chevy, or Siobhan Naughton Kozisek, owns Sirens salon and is ready to take on Fashion Week for the sixth year. She graduated from Capitol in 1997, where she took a liking to doing makeup over anything else. She’s been at it for over 14 ye... more

Feb 28, 2013 4:40 AM Art



Neal Duffy is the guy making your concerts sound crisp and pristine. He’s making every instrument and vocalization reverberate across the auditorium. Currently, he’s on tour with Neon Trees, who will open for Maroon 5 in Omaha March 3. He... more

Feb 28, 2013 1:09 AM Art


Justin Barnes

Tucked away in a little brick building in a most unassuming spot, Spruce, an interior and gift boutique, is almost discreet enough to pass by without knowing. But the little shop on 50th and Leavenworth manages to burst enough personality... more

Feb 21, 2013 12:46 AM Art


Jack Harvey

If I had a nickel for every time I overheard someone mutter the phrase “there’s nothing to do in Omaha”, I’d have enough nickels right now to buy an Hermes Birkin bag.  And yet, on any given weekend, I’ll wind up with a Facebook event inv... more

Feb 15, 2013 2:41 AM Art


Ben Semisch

The temperature has finally turned on us. This means it’s time to pack away the tees, tanks and shorts we’ve been wishfully clinging onto just in case one more scorcher creeps into the forecast. Guys, I cannot stress enough that this DOES... more

Nov 29, 2012 1:07 AM Art


Shannon Stickman, Stickman Photography

Shannon Stickman is seeing some new styles this fall that call on some older looks while pushing forward with new ones. Stickman, co-owner of Seven Salon (located near 120th and maple) says key this fall is a “nautural look.” “I’m seein... more

Nov 21, 2012 3:15 AM Art


Jason McClaren

Dominikat clothing continues to make a name for itself amidst the lacking market for Goths and punks while preparing its classical look for the goth ball this year. Lee Cunningham was determined to make his own clothes when current fash... more

Nov 1, 2012 1:43 AM Art

Men’s fashion is always a sporadically visited spot on Omaha’s fashion map. It’s an all- too- often perpetuated stereotype that men aren’t supposed to be invested in their appearance unless they are heading to the office or the alter. The... more

Sep 27, 2012 2:38 AM Art

ARC: The Exhibit Affirmation. Reinvention. Creation. On Saturday September 1st, join Nosh Wine Lounge for ARC: The Exhibit from artist Gary Kudym. As part of Omaha Creative Week, Kudym will be on hand to discuss his artistic journey and... more

Aug 27, 2012 11:48 PM Art

Traver Rains Meet & Greet Formerly of infamous fashion house Heatherette, designer Traver Rains will be in town on Friday, August 24th for a meet and greet with local fashion fans. During his time with the infamous label, Rains dres... more

Aug 20, 2012 2:56 PM Art

Omaha’s biggest fashion event is right around the corner, are you excited? Around this time every year I get a few emails from friends or acquaintances asking questions about what to expect at Omaha Fashion Week. This year, I’m answering ... more

Aug 7, 2012 1:29 AM Art

Red Carpet Ready Are you stressing about what to wear to Omaha Fashion Week? Need a little help with putting together the perfect look? Get ready for Omaha’s biggest fashion event with Red Carpet Ready, this Thursday at Borsheims Fine J... more

Jul 31, 2012 1:39 AM Art

Shan Stavropoulous knows the importance of a fun and easy environment in her store, Luvbird Boutique. Stavropoulous, was born in Alliance, Nebraska. She spent time in California, working in various fashion related positions, such as a... more

Jul 20, 2012 12:53 AM Art

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