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Buffalo Magazine: Style

Kristin and Greg married at St. Mark’s Roman Catholic Church — then celebrated at Park Country Club. Event planner: Gabrielle Pagano, After 5 Events. Dress: Bliss Bridal. Hair: Jocelyn Carpenter, The Makeup and Beauty Parlour Inc. Make-up: Nicole Morris, The Beauty Atelier. Flowers: Maureen's Buffalo Wholesale Flower Market. Photographer: Shaw Photography Co.

Buffalo Magazine: Home

Nestled just behind Millionaire’s Row, this Colonial Revival-style home reflects the owner’s love of animals – from the elephant and tiger-patterned sofa that sits in the den to the realistic squirrels that run up the wall of the conservatory.

Buffalo Magazine: Home

While the master bedroom has never been described as the heart of the home, it is an area that homeowners love and invest in. Local designers say recent trends include statement beds, simple window treatments, and rethinking the traditional bedroom set. “A lot of people want more of a hotel feel to their bedrooms, and they want a bedroom space that’s relaxing,” said des…

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From an unassuming storefront on Buffalo’s East Side, one of the city’s most widely renowned craftsmen puts as much energy and artistry into the single hat ordered from a local walk-in as he does from his big orders from Hollywood costume designers. Gary White is as humble as the generations-old tools of the hat making trade that surround him at The Custom Hatter on Bro…

Buffalo Magazine: Style

We spend all day trying to look and feel our best, so why do we throw on the first pair of ratty pajama pants and sweatshirt we find once we’re home? The good news is that you don’t have to compromise comfort for looking good. Here are three flattering pajama sets just in time for Valentines Day...all available from locally owned stores. Cute and cozy Check out this …

Buffalo Magazine: Wellness

I love discussing, analyzing and sharing suggestions with friends to improve their love lives. I have a real passion for bridging the gap between Mars and Venus. One of the most popular and effective ways for meeting new people these days is through online dating sites. I’ve used Match.com and the Tinder app to navigate the local dating scene. I’ve met successful, attra…

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Jessica Mazur and Kyle Decker’s wedding is a testament to the healing power of love. The high-school sweethearts, who met at Iroquois High School and started dating in 2008, got engaged in 2015 — shortly after Jessica’s father passed away suddenly. “The proposal definitely turned things around for me and my family,” Jessica said. “I was excited to marry the love of my l…

Buffalo Magazine: Style

Jessica and Kyle married August 5, 2017 at Baker Memorial United Methodist Church in East Aurora — followed by a reception Statler City.

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“Clufffalo Institute” is what artist Charles Clough has dubbed his current studio space, located on the Roycroft Campus in East Aurora. But his story goes way back. In 1974, Buffalo native Clough (pronounced “cluff”) was a cofounder of Hallwalls, along with Cindy Sherman and Robert Longo. He’s lived, worked and taught in New York City and Rhode Island; his artwork is…

Buffalo Magazine: Style

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…but as any ‘elf’ can tell you, the wonderful doesn’t just happen. With so many celebrations and so much to do, getting in the holiday spirit can seem an exhausting proposition. But there are ways to get from festive point A to joyful point B without losing it. Try these holiday hacks for speedy ways to get your merry on. 1. Get the…

Buffalo Magazine: Style

A few generations ago, dressing up in costume was something you did on Halloween…until you grew out of it. But in Peter Pan fashion, an increasing number of adults don’t want to grow up. Somewhere along the line — perhaps when superhero movies started being released annually — dressing up became an adult thing, too. When it goes beyond the annual Halloween party, it’s c…

Buffalo Magazine: Style

Mark your calendars — Queen City Fashion Week returns this year Sept. 17-22. Event director Rick Warne, a local photographer who has shot high profile events such as the White House Correspondents’ Dinner and Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York, established the event in 2016. "This year we are taking it to a new level — the Friday night fashion show event in particula…

Buffalo Magazine: Style

Shoppers caught up in buying “fast fashion” — trends on the cheap — may not realize there can be high ethical, social and environmental costs. And while a growing number of national and global clothing designers are making ethical practices a priority — companies like Patagonia and Alternative Apparel — what if you also care about shopping local? Luckily, WNY is home…

They say that when the economy tanks, lipstick sales go up. I get that. When you’re in search of a beauty lift, you can’t always justify a full shopping spree. If the budget’s been stretched and you need a cheaper fix, a new lipstick does nicely. There are many lipstick-like beauty lifts, however — things that, proportionally speaking, make you feel a whole lot bette…

Buffalo Magazine: Style

Trends in home décor come and go, but there’s always been an interest in creating artful table settings. People are as invested in setting a beautiful table today as they were in the late 18th century when the aristocracy turned table-setting into a form of artistic expression. An eye-catching table adds to the ambiance of a gathering as much as the company and what’s serv…