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

Can you rock the 'air tie'?

The latest in men’s tie trends has nothing to do with a tie at all. “No longer a requirement for the power elite,” the Wall Street Journal said.

Updated: March 21, 2014, - 11:38 AM

Aisle Style: A New Year's Eve wedding

Andy and Sarah Schendel rang in the new year in love — and in style. The Plymouth couple were wed on New Year’s Eve, hoping to throw the party of the year.

Updated: March 21, 2014, - 11:20 AM

Fans go wild for G.I. Joe

In the twilight of G.I. Joe's career, local fans praise the action figure of their youth as “a real American hero.”

Updated: March 19, 2014, - 04:01 PM

Time line: The life of G.I. Joe

1964: G.I. Joe enlists in the U.S. military.

Updated: March 19, 2014, - 08:24 AM

G.I. Joe: 'Whatever you want to whoever you are'

Collector Ace Allgood explains why the “Real American Hero” still holds a special place in his heart–and basement–after 46 years.

Updated: March 18, 2014, - 04:06 PM

Fashion faves with Doomtree's Dessa

Onstage and off, Dessa exudes an aura of classic cool -- not by dressing up, but by dressing down.

Updated: March 16, 2014, - 10:16 AM

The rise of fashionable sweatpants

Couch potatoes, rejoice! Gym rats, celebrate! The sweatpants trend continues to enjoy its status as socially acceptable streetwear this spring.

Updated: March 14, 2014, - 01:33 PM

Style guide: Everyday jewelry with an edge

Whether she spends a little or a lot, the modern woman wants jewelry that’s subtle enough to wear every day yet imbued with attitude.

Updated: March 07, 2014, - 12:40 PM

Oscars fashion: Best and worst of Hollywood's big night

The stars at the Oscars are usually on their best behavior — stylishly speaking. Nevertheless, there were plenty of dresses worth debating. And two snarky voices are better than one.

Updated: March 03, 2014, - 02:49 PM

Trend alert: socks and heels for spring

With all that snow on the ground, you might have to break a few spring fashion rules. Among them is an unexpected trend we’re seeing on the runways — wearing socks with heels.

Updated: February 28, 2014, - 01:36 PM

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