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 Aimee currently writes lifestyle features for the Variety section.

Recent content from Aimee Blanchette

Primrose Park owner takes risks in business and style

Jennifer Carnahan spent 15 years climbing the corporate ladder at some of the top Fortune 500 companies, including General Mills, McDonald’s and Ecolab. Despite her success, Carnahan said, she needed more style in her life.

Updated: January 23, 2015, - 02:00 PM

'Bad moms' backlash: Women brush off social media perfection

Exhausted by social media’s obsession with model motherhood, some women are embracing the wink-wink idea of being a “bad mom” to show what parenting is really like.

Updated: January 22, 2015, - 09:02 AM

Short and sweet: More brides opting for short wedding dresses

Something old. Something new. Something borrowed. Something short? More brides are ditching their long, heavy princess gowns in favor of...

Updated: January 10, 2015, - 02:00 AM

Oh Baby! Local children's clothing brand goes national

When local celebrities start dressing their babies in your clothing, you know you’re onto something.

Updated: January 09, 2015, - 02:50 PM

Style profile: Rhymesayers rapper Dem Atlas talks fashion

St. Paul rapper Joshua Evans — aka Dem Atlas — is a poet, a painter and a lover of Sarah McLachlan’s emotional music. He dishes on his “grunge meets neo-punk” style.

Updated: January 09, 2015, - 02:48 PM

Style profile: Rita Katona talks yoga style and juice cleanses

Rita Katona, a certified yoga and fitness instructor and president and co-founder of Juice So Good, dishes on her personal style -- casual chic and multifunctional.

Updated: January 04, 2015, - 06:43 PM

My Instagram: Sophia Mayrhofer

Sophia Mayrhofer shares her style. Think your Instagram feed has what it takes to be featured in “My Instagram”? Send us your pics.

Updated: January 02, 2015, - 02:00 PM

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

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