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

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

Seeing stars at the Starkey gala at the St. Paul RiverCentre

Athletes, musicians and VIPs showed their support at Starkey Hearing Foundation’s “So the World May Hear” Gala at the St. Paul RiverCentre Sunday.

Updated: July 21, 2014, - 09:40 AM

Style guide: How to dress for outdoor music fests

Already this summer, festival-goers have been outfitting themselves in the name of comfort. We found plenty of inspiration at local boutiques to get you ready for a music and fashion-filled weekend at the Basilica Block Party.

Updated: July 10, 2014, - 11:09 AM

Parents push for inclusive playgrounds in the Twin Cities

Dissatisfied with community playgrounds, parents of special-needs kids are helping to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars to create spaces where everyone can play.

Updated: July 05, 2014, - 06:38 AM

How to wear it: soft pants

One of our favorite trends of the season is the soft, loosefitting trouser. The new “soft pant” is more wearable than its predecessor, the harem pant, ever was. The only problem is that they can be tricky to style.

Updated: July 03, 2014, - 12:26 PM

Style made in the USA

Feeling patriotic? You can support plenty of American-made fashion brands, and look good doing it, with help from these local shops.

Updated: June 27, 2014, - 01:54 PM

Swimsuit styles go beyond the traditional bikini

The season's hottest swimwear trends go well beyond the classic string bikini. Here are a few of our favorite looks.

Updated: June 25, 2014, - 01:01 PM

New cast of 'Project Runway' includes Twin Cities designer

“Project Runway” returns for Season 13 on July 24, and Twin Cities fashion designer Tim Navarro has made the cut, it was announced Tuesday. He is the sixth local designer to compete on the show.

Updated: June 24, 2014, - 02:59 PM

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