Aimee Blanchette

Reporter | Features
Phone: 612-673-1715
Aimee Blanchette began working for the Star Tribune in 2004 covering real estate, personal finance, small business and education. She helped launch, produce and anchor NewsBreak, the daily webcast on startribune.com. Aimee currently writes lifestyle features for the Variety section.

Recent content from Aimee Blanchette

Social media debate: Is the Elf on the Shelf cute or creepy?

A backlash has bubbled up against the whimsical world of Elf on the Shelf.

Updated: December 21, 2014, - 07:32 PM

Moo-ve over, regular dairy — Coke is selling upscale milk

Coca-Cola enters premium dairy market with Fairlife.

Updated: December 14, 2014, - 05:21 PM

Day trip: Stillwater is a holiday-inspired winter wonderland

With its ample shopping and dining, the Main Street of Stillwater seems as busy as any major downtown this time of year. But the hustle and bustle nestled into the bluffs of the St. Croix River doesn’t feel harried.

Updated: December 13, 2014, - 06:47 AM

5 essential hats for women

Sara Rogers, trend specialist for the Mall of America, helps us break down five key women’s hat styles that are perfect for this time of year.

Updated: December 05, 2014, - 11:30 PM

How to dress for different holiday parties

If the season’s party invites leave you scratching your head, fret no more. Our holiday-party lookbook has you covered — from a casual night out to a dressed-up affair.

Updated: December 04, 2014, - 02:55 PM

Q&A with Sarah Edwards, founder of I Am Mpls! and I Am St. Paul!

Sarah Edwards caught local fashionistas by surprise with I Am Mpls! in 2010, her annual fashion-focused variety show that integrates music, art, comedy, food and a runway show featuring nonprofessional models.

Updated: November 26, 2014, - 06:36 PM

Boutiques do Black Friday and Small Business Saturday sales

Shop till you drop at local boutiques during Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. Here's a quick look.

Updated: November 26, 2014, - 09:12 AM

Five questions: Minneapolis model Kara Gall

Known for her quirky, offbeat looks, Kara Gall’s talents have taken her from her hometown of Webster, Wis., to photo shoots and runways all over the world. She’s walked in New York and Milan fashion weeks.

Updated: November 21, 2014, - 12:18 PM

Students lend fashion design skills to Galleria's holiday decor

The holiday decor at the Galleria in Edina has a style of its own this year, thanks to merchandising students from the Art Institutes International of Minnesota.

Updated: November 21, 2014, - 12:15 PM

Edina woman claims world's largest beaded wedding dress

An Edina woman has amassed one of the world’s largest private bead collections — and designed a dress you have to see to believe.

Updated: November 15, 2014, - 08:30 PM

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