Photo by David Spetch

Designer Rc Caylan Talks Dressing for the Holidays

It's the holiday season and that means holiday parties of all sorts. GR|MAG talked with local designer Rc Caylan, of RC Caylan Atelier, to find out what’s in fashion this winter and how to show off your personal style at any holiday shindig.

Year-end student exhibition returns to KCAD

After a two-year hiatus, Kendall College of Art and Design (KCAD) is resuming its annual undergraduate student art exhibition.

Michiganders believe unvaccinated should receive $136 incentive

A new report finds Michiganders are prepared to pay those unvaccinated against COVID-19 $136 each to receive the jab.


Hygge (pronounced hoo-ga) is a Danish word that has been gaining recognition of late, and it’s one we find especially important in the design world.

Little Space Studio curates ‘Our Reflections’ ArtPrize exhibit

Visitors to the Harris Building during ArtPrize will be invited to reflect on the human condition via an exhibit featuring work by 12 artists.

Pop of color

Home is where we make our most precious memories, but your home’s aesthetic could be keeping you from remembering them long-term.

Shop owner shares London ‘vibe’ locally

Gina Van Timmeran took the leap to open Gina’s Boutique 19 years ago. She credits the lasting journey to hustling, a lot of hard work and a touch of naivety.

Grand Rapids Public Library’s adult summer reading program returns

The Grand Rapids Public Library’s annual GR Reads, a summer reading program for adults, runs through Aug. 31.

Survey: Nearly 2 in 3 Michiganders believe vaccine passports should be issued

Despite the federal government not mandating COVID-19 passports, 63% of Michigan citizens believe some sort of passport should be given to those who have received the COVID-19 vaccine, according to a study by

Happy hue

Brighten your wardrobe with this vibrant shade.

Voting opens for West Michigan photo contest

The West Michigan Tourist Association is inviting the public to vote on the top 50 finalist photos in the West Michigan Photo Contest.

Bullying behaviors

As kids return to the classroom, help them face bullying.

International bridal boutique settles into Grand Rapids

A world-class bridal boutique has announced the opening of its new Grand Rapids store.

Downtown Holland offers children’s coloring contest

In place of its traditional Santa Claus visits, canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Downtown Holland is providing a coloring contest for area kids this year.

Bank launching prom dress drive in Kalamazoo

Students in need will be able to choose from a variety of free prom dresses and accessories this month, thanks to a bank in the region.
LA Miller owner Lisa Miller focuses on personal styling.

Personal Styling Makes LA Miller Unique

Talking to LA Miller boutique owner Lisa Miller means discussing leggings, fur and the art of layering.

Rx: Prevention

Boost your immune system to prevent illnesses.

SpringGR alumni to be featured at Woodland Mall Mother’s Day expo

A large group of graduates of the small business coaching and training program SpringGR will provide a one-stop shop for last-minute Mother’s Day gifts this weekend.
Sally Keiser Photo by Andrea Monk

Meet Your Maker: Sally Ann Bags

Sally Keiser, founder of Sally Ann bags, has a mission: She wants people to care about where their fashions come from, who makes them and how they are made. From handbags, backpacks, clutches and satchels, this maker’s bespoke products are made in Grand Rapids with love, a lot of time and with Mother Earth in mind.
The James Salon & Boutique Ada interior pre-open

Salon and boutique opening suburban location

A local salon and clothing store is opening its second location.