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

Style 101: Local classes teach style basics

There’s an art to putting together a flattering outfit. But let’s be honest: We’re not all natural-born artists.

Updated: August 14, 2014, - 09:22 PM

Pontoons are the new ultimate party boats

Minnesotans are putting a tidal wave of imagination into their pontoons — from luxe water slides to pirate planks.

Updated: August 14, 2014, - 12:46 PM

Beauty expert Dehn names her top 5 healthy makeup products

More men and women are paying attention to the ingredients in their skin care and makeup product. To make sense of it all, we enlisted the help of local skin care guru Elizabeth Dehn.

Updated: August 08, 2014, - 11:37 AM

Floral crowns are a hit for brides this year

If you’re getting married, be sure to wear flowers in your hair. OK, so maybe that’s a song about San Francisco, but Minnesota brides are channeling their inner flower child, too — on their wedding day.

Updated: July 31, 2014, - 08:40 PM

Lookbook: The scrunchie returns

According to the New York Times, the scrunchie is the latest style fad and people are paying way more for the hair accessory than they did in the ’80s and ’90s.

Updated: July 31, 2014, - 08:38 PM

Glamorama brings rock 'n' roll to the runway

Rock ‘n’ roll is not dead. Just ask Paul Anthony, who is styling an entire fashion show for Macy’s Glamorama to bring out the rocker in all of us.

Updated: July 30, 2014, - 02:45 PM

Aisle style: One bride, four dresses

The trend of wearing multiple dresses to tie the knot has been growing for years. But Tam Nguyen, 31, took it to a new level last summer when she changed into four.

Updated: July 30, 2014, - 12:22 PM

How to wear it: orange lipstick

While it might seem silly to ditch your go-to nude or classic red lipstick, we’re not clowning around. A pop of sun-kissed melon or wild ginger brightens a boring look.

Updated: July 26, 2014, - 07:39 PM

Lookbook: JCPenney debuts 'real people'-inspired mannequins

As part of J.C. Penney Co.’s, attempts to fit its customers’ shapes, sizes and styles, new “real people” mannequins were displayed in the store's windows.

Updated: July 25, 2014, - 02:04 PM

Social Scan: Beyoncé channels Rosie the Riveter

Beyoncé recently posted a photo on Instagram re-creating the “We Can Do It!” poster.

Updated: July 25, 2014, - 02:03 PM

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