Groovy Tie-Dye Flashback Friday

Stephanie Sokol for Stylit Tie-dye has been around for a long time. Recently making a comeback, the look has been popular around the world for a long time, and started being seen in the United States in the 1950s. In the mid to late 60s, more people started sporting the style, standing up against theContinue reading “Groovy Tie-Dye Flashback Friday”

Concert Review: Of Monsters And Men open Meadow Brook summer season

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Press As the storms cleared on Tuesday night, May 28, above the Meadow Brook Music Festival, Of Monsters and Men celebrated with warmth and excitement during it’s 14-song, hour-and-45-minute set. Emerging from behind a white curtain, silhouetted by purples spotlights, the Icelandic folk rock group began its set with “DirtyContinue reading “Concert Review: Of Monsters And Men open Meadow Brook summer season”

Local band, Kougaran, plays benefit concert for Rochester Adams High School music program

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Press The golden age of rock ‘n’ roll will return to Rochester Adams High School in the form of a benefit concert, where local band Kougaran, with special guests The Old Adage will perform. Niko Puzio, lead guitarist for Kougaran, and Rochester Adams High School graduate, said the group wantedContinue reading “Local band, Kougaran, plays benefit concert for Rochester Adams High School music program”

Lacey Looks

Stephanie Sokol for Stylit StyliTips recommends lace for this spring! The trend can be classic and vintage, or flirtatious and sexy, depending on how itis worn, but it is always feminine and fun. 1. One per look: To wear lace during the day, add one lacy material item to your outfit. A peplum top with a subtle brown lace-printed pant creates a cuteContinue reading “Lacey Looks”

Mix it up

Stephanie Sokol for Stylit Looking for a chic way to dress up a simple summer outfit? Turn a plain tank and shorts into a more stylish ensemble by adding a blazer to the look. Blazers are a cute and easy way to update any outfit, and are available in a variety of materials, patterns and colors. Cotton blazers are great for summer, becauseContinue reading “Mix it up”

“Prelude” fundraiser ‘AMPS’ up Milford community

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Press Milford’s Central Park will see an orchestra of proceeds this week, with the presentation of “Prelude,” the first movement in a series of fundraising events for the city’s new AMP performance stage. With 10 shows in the Milford Music in the Park summer concert series, the village needed aContinue reading ““Prelude” fundraiser ‘AMPS’ up Milford community”

Cut it out: An update on the sophisticated classic

Stephanie Sokol for Stylit There’s nothing like a black evening gown. It’s classy, retro and very versatile. It can be worn simply, with diamond earrings and a bracelet, or with more accessories for a playful look. While Coco Chanel created the first “little black dress” in 1926, being the first one published in Vogue, Audrey Hepburn brought theContinue reading “Cut it out: An update on the sophisticated classic”

TRUE BLUEBERRY ON ICE: A CELESTIAL SUMMER TREAT

Stephanie Sokol for The Pit There’s nothing like a cup of iced tea on a hot summer day. While many teas taste great served over ice,Celestial’s True Blueberry Herbal Tea is divine when chilled and slightly sweetened. Celestial describes the beverage as “combining herbal tea benefits with the sun-ripened flavor of real wild blueberries.” The caffeine-freeContinue reading “TRUE BLUEBERRY ON ICE: A CELESTIAL SUMMER TREAT”

Minty Sweet Denim

Stephanie Sokol for STYLIT Want to stand out in the crowd? Get yourself some green jeans! Colored denim continues to be a hot trend this year. The bold look is fun and playful, when done correctly. When styling colored denim, make the pants the focus piece of the outfit. Be cautious with colorblocking—choose items that are complimentary colors to your vibrant denim. MintContinue reading “Minty Sweet Denim”

SPRING INTO SKIRTS!

stephanie sokol for Stylit This spring is all about vibrant shades and patterns. When wearing a bright-hued item, it is good to compliment it with a neutral piece, to make a statement without clashing or being distracting. Stripes are a fabulous way to add interest to an outfit. Simple yet chic, the pattern is veryContinue reading “SPRING INTO SKIRTS!”