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The Face of Fashion

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |       The Face of Fashion JACKIE Z STYLE CO.     “Fashion fades, only style remains the same,” is attributed to Coco Chanel; it is [...]

The Face of Specialty Oils & Balsamics

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   The Face of Specialty Oils & Balsamics JARED LEAL     Celebrating a successful one year in business, this young entrepreneur, Jared Leal, continues his quest [...]

Haute Look of the Week

  Enjoy A Summertime Splash of Style      Here are a few summer fashion items that should help you create a fun-in-the-sun adventure. From a great tote to a colorful bracelet to a chic romper [...]

Hot Men’s Style Trend of the Week

  SWIMS – On Trend For The Summer   SWIMS loafers share a love affair with urban style, sun and water. Whether splashing in the surf under a bright blue sky, or dashing through the streets [...]

METRO Style: Beach Bound

  Beach Bound Style Guide The temps are ideal for a trip to the beach or nearby park. METRO found some summer time essentials from totes to shades to enjoy the great outdoors.   Made for Shade Protect [...]

The Independents: Locale Market

  Locale Market The locals simply call it LOCALE. The media calls it one of the “Best Food Halls in America.” Restaurant insiders know it as celebrity chef Michael Mina’s “Think Tank.” By whatever name you [...]

Grand Opening Celebration of Verve Boutique

Photo: Josef Newgarden, Tony Kanaan, Scott Dixon, Susie Wheldon with her boys, Oliver and Sebastian, Marco Andretti, Conor Daly, James Hinchcliffe The evening was filled with the stylish men of INDYCAR as they modeled fashions from [...]

The Face of Bohemian Style

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   The Face of Bohemian Style Amy Bay Discovering eclectic, one-of-a-kind items and bringing new life to them through paint or a new purpose, free of limitations, [...]

BEST OF METRO 2017: Health & Beauty

  Tampa Bay Health and Beauty   Blowbar Express Styling Salon Best Premier Blow Dry Bar If you’re looking for a great blow out, Blowbar in South Tampa is your place. No color or cuts here, just [...]

BEST OF METRO 2017: Style & Decor

    Tampa Bay Style and Decor   Cerulean Blu Best Resort Wear Boutique and Design Center The idea that everyone can be a designer and be creative has inspired owner, Desiree Noisette to develop a [...]

Tis the Season to Shop

  The 13th Annual Junior League of Tampa’s Holiday Gift Market   click on images to enlarge or view as a slideshow   The holiday shopping season is upon us! One Tampa Bay volunteer organization is [...]

METRO Style: Floral & Fringe

  The season may say fall/winter, but these bright floral prints will certainly add a boost of color to the fashion scene. Pair with some fringe on a dress, boot or handbag and you’ll be right [...]

METRO Style: Fashion of the Week

 click on images above to enlarge or view as a slideshow     Cool Looks for the Season   Recently, METRO took to the streets of historic Ybor City to showcase the latest styles for Fall 2016. [...]

METRO Style: Haute Fashion of the Week

click on images above to enlarge or view as a slideshow   The Haute Look (No. 2)   Recently, METRO took to the streets of historic Ybor City to showcase the latest styles for Fall 2016. [...]

Weekender: Paddle Into Paradise

Grab A Paddle And Explore The Natural Beauty Of Fort Lauderdale   With its spectacular glass lobby overlooking a lush natural preserve, Fort Lauderdale Marriott North provides a grand destination for business guests and vacationing families. [...]

Dream Sandal

      Keep your favorite strappy sandals around this summer and stay comfy while you’re at it. Bzees’ Dream Sandal has a 2-inch wedge heel and was made with their cloud technology, so you feel [...]

Colors of the Year: A Compliment to Spring in Tampa Bay

  A Softer Take On Color For 2016: For the first time, the blending of two shades – Rose Quartz and Serenity are chosen as the PANTONE Color of the Year. As consumers seek mindfulness and [...]

Pirate Booty

  A must-have Gasparilla treasure includes a Commando gem-studded skull thong. Made with luxe European microfiber for a soft fit and feel. $26. Stop in at Deborah Kent’s at 2120 South Dale Mabry to get them [...]

Best of Metro 2016: Style & Decor

The Best of Metro Tampa Bay. the bay’s best   Tampa Bay Style & Décor       Deborah Kent’s Best Boutique Filled with European Fashions For over 27 years, owner Deborah Skyrms has searched the [...]

Back To School Essentials

  Class is almost in session, and many busy Tampa Bay area parents have a few more items to check off their shopping lists. Help your kids get the grades this school year with a little [...]

Gasparilla Style

  Ahoy, Mateys! Tampa Bay celebrates the annual pirate invasion on January 31, 2015 with the annual Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla pirate parade, sponsored by Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Here are a few [...]

Holiday Decor

  The Joy of Entertaining By Ronda M. Parag | Floral & Styling by Krayl Funch     he holiday season is upon us and it is the ideal time to gather with family and friends [...]

The Best of Shopping

best of tampa bay the bay’s best      Shopping in Tampa Bay       Paradise Island Best Couture Boutique Known for the personal service and designer fashions by Helmut Lang, Alice + Olivia, Milly, [...]

Get Grilling.

  It’s the ideal time to gather friends and family for a cookout to beat the Bay area heat. Get ready for a sizzling season of grilling and backyard entertainment.  Lynx OutdoorsThe dream outdoor kitchen includes [...]

Hot Walks

It’s time to let those toes show in a great pair of summer shoes — from jeweled  flats to striking wedges.   Summer WhitesEnjoy the crisp look of all white with a white tunic, white ankle [...]