Cozy Shop Owner Gives Back to the Community Through Her Involvement with the Lindenwood University Fashion Program

Owner and creative force, Lydia Crespo, works hard to ensure that her store is stocked full of unique hand-made items that have interesting stories

ST CHARLES, Mo. — Cozy Shop is just that. 400 square feet of coziness nestled in the heart of Main Street St. Charles. The women owned, family ran business brings together local makers and designers, and excels at gifting. It is the place to go for Midwest made items and gifts that help support the local economy and artists.

Owner and creative force, Lydia Crespo, works hard to ensure that her store is stocked full of unique hand-made items that have interesting stories, whether that be the production, the product itself, or how the business came to be.

When Crespo is not scouting new merchandise, you can find her in her studio, located in the Foundry Art Centre just blocks from Cozy Shop.

“Anything that’s tie-dyed

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23 Walmart spring fashion collection finds to add to your closet

We love finding high-quality clothes that make us look and feel great — without breaking the bank. So we were excited to learn that Walmart recently dropped hundreds of new items for two of its private-label fashion brands, Free Assembly and Scoop. The lineup of stylish dresses, colorful blouses, jeans and more is perfect for transitioning from winter to spring. The best part? Almost everything is under $40. But don’t wait to snag the affordable finds for yourself: Many are already selling out.

Walmart fashion is a hidden gem — and if you haven’t checked out the selection for yourself, now is a great time. As the weather warms up, we’re throwing our heavy coats and turtlenecks back in the closet and are more than ready for breezy dresses, lightweight sweaters and other spring looks.

Both the Free Assembly and Scoop collections have an elevated feel, and

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‘Today’ Fans Demand Answers After Seeing Jenna Bush Hager’s Bold Fashion Choice

With a bright pop of color and a fierce strut, Jenna Bush Hager stopped Today show fans in their tracks.

It all went down on March 9, when Jenna and Hoda Kotb were sharing the latest headlines with viewers on Today’s fourth hour. But unbeknownst to them, fellow NBC star Savannah Guthrie started knocking on their door, and she didn’t come empty handed. As it turns out, Savannah had just learned how to make skirt steak on her new cooking show, Starting from Scratch, and she wanted them to be the first to try it. After Savannah earned Jenna and Hoda’s approval, she handed them margaritas and revealed that her series was officially kicking off later that day.

Though Savannah’s newfound cooking skills got the cohosts all excited about future dishes, folks watching from home could only focus on one thing — Jenna’s yellow dress.

As it turns

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Vanessa Hudgens Elevates See-Through Mini Dress With Luxe Furry Coat & Towering Platforms at Paris Fashion Week

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Vanessa Hudgens got a major lift with her towering platforms she wore during Paris Fashion Week.

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The “Tick, Tick…Boom” actress stepped out in Paris on Sunday night after attending Valentino’s runway show. For her outing, all eyes were on her printed black and white furry coat. The oversized jacket added warmth as well as an interesting detail to the full outfit. Underneath, Hudgens wore a black mesh mini dress with black undergarments that peeked out under the sheer material. Hudgens tied her hair up and added a black leather bag to the look.

Hudgens in Paris on March 6. - Credit: Spread Pictures / MEGA

Hudgens in Paris on March 6. – Credit: Spread Pictures / MEGA

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Hudgens added a major boost to her 5-foot-1 frame with her shoes. She slipped

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