Challenge Accepted

This Mother’s Day holds a special place in my heart as my husband and I are expecting our first child this year! While I am thrilled to embark upon this next chapter of our lives, I also find myself evaluating how to balance both my career and motherhood. Not surprisingly, I quickly turned to my mom for her advice on…

Massif Fashion Week

Massif Fashion Week is an intimate runway event catered to retail buyers, fashion enthusiasts and the garment industry as a whole. 
Photography by Jacek Jarzabek, Autumn Paciorek, Kevin Alexander.

May 2017 Around Town

Denver, CO (April 4, 2017) – Sage Hospitality is thrilled to announce that The Maven Hotel at Dairy Block, a vibrant new urban hotel concept, is now open in downtown Denver. The independent Maven delivers an industrial hotel experience with an energetic lobby highlighting an eclectic mix of local art and handmade products delivered by a passionate staff. Located in…

So You Want to Start a Business

For many, the great American dream includes opening your own business or “hanging your own shingle” as a consultant or freelancer. If you have an idea for a company that you believe could be successful and want to pursue this dream, it is important to do your homework.

The Looking Glass

Located on 2.5 private acres in pastoral Cherry Hills Village, this home is the culmination of creative efforts of the homeowners and premiere architecture, interior design and construction firms throughout the region, all working to create a stunning residence that balances luxury with a welcoming natural warmth.


Owning a brand new Porsche 911 R is no an easy feat. Despite there only being 911 R’s in existence, many selling without hesitation. Of this limited series, Denver’s 9 News reporter Adele Arakawa is among the few “handful of Porsche purists (who didn’t own a 918) 
…handpicked by dealerships…” Among these elite motorists, 
considerably fewer women were offered the…

Mother’s Day Ideas

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Blogger Spotlight

I had another blog a while ago, but I started The Black Velveteen in 2014 when I moved back to Denver after finishing grad school. It was born from my insane boredom from not having a job, wanting to channel creative energy after doing science for almost two years, and was boosted by my interest in Instagram, which was starting…

Naturally Elegant

Stylish and approachable, elegant and comfortable, 
Heidi Kidd Jewelry is an example in gorgeous jewelry pieces that balance making a statement with being wearable for any and every occasion. With pieces featured in boutiques throughout the greater Denver area and some artisan market appearances lined up in the coming months, Heidi Kidd continues to spread her love for classy, unique…

Meat Western Daughters

"We have a universal recipe for steaks about an inch and a half thick that we believe is a game changer. We prefer a cast iron or steel skillet at Western Daughters, something that makes cooking a steak every night easy and gets a uniform crispy crust on each side of the steak," says Kavanaugh.

The Dream Chasers

With everything from fashion and home design, to media, health and technology, this collection of Front Range success stories speaks to these women’s humble yet fierce attitudes towards making their dreams a reality. These entrepreneurs are creative problem solvers and solution-oriented, contributing to the uniqueness and strength of this community.