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

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

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

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