ToyLand: A Theatrical Toys for Tots Fundraiser

Truly a night for living dolls, the second annual ToyLand fundraiser will take place at House of Loom on Saturday, December 17th. Kicking off with a family-friendly Build-a-Gift Workshop at 4 p.m., kids will have a ball while meeting Marines in the cupcake decorating parlor and visiting the hot chocolate bar (suggested cash/toy donation).

From 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., the ToyLand cocktail reception will begin, which includes a fashion show showcasing styles from several local designers and theatrical performances ($10 admission/$5 with toy donation). Closing the evening will be a ToyLand-themed dance party starting at 10 p. ( m., featuring music from Grammy-nominated producer Josh One alongside DJ Brent Crampton ($5 admission/free with toy donation).

All proceeds from this event will go to Nebraska Toys for Tots, so be sure attend to support this worthy cause. For all the details on this event, visit House of Loom is located at 1012 South 10th Street in Omaha.

Local T-Shirt Love

Two locally designed t-shirt retailers are holding December specials to keep you looking your best through the last few weeks of 2011 and beyond.

Ugly sweaters? So 2010. Hop online and head to the RDQLUS Goods & Cloth shop to purchase your RGC “Holiday Magic Power Moves” tee to meet all your ugly apparel needs this holiday season. Available in red, navy or goldenrod, this tee is sure to please with its knitted appearance and crowned unicorn design. Visit the RDQLUS Goods & Cloth shop at to purchase your limited edition t-shirt for $18.

As seen often on Twilight actress Kristen Stewart, Make Believe Clothing Co. is collaborating with for an exclusive 3 day sale starting on December 28th. Designer Brandon Herbel revealed that t-shirts included in the sale will cost around $15-16, which is about $10 off their everyday prices. Those interested in the sale should go to and register, as their free membership is by registration only.  In the meantime, visit to check out the current line and do some last minute holiday shopping.

Sarah Lorsung Tvrdik is a stylist, costumier, wife and freelance writer based in Omaha, Nebraska. Her style blog can be found at

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