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Fashion for Passion Leads From the Runway to the Stage: Alberto Arroyo

Alberto Arroyo is a Puerto Rican fashion and costume designer and the founder of Arroyo Studio. Arroyo is a designer who considers fashion to be an extension of someone’s personality. While gifted in many artistic crafts Arroyo specializes in fashion. His creations range from resort wear, casual, ballet, theatre, costume, to burlesque – just to […]
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The Magic Behind the Thread and Needles of The Little Seamstress

At first glance The Little Seamstress is a longstanding small business with more than 50 years of customer satisfaction under its belt. Alterations, custom pieces, repairs and fabric sales have been the focus of the company. I had the opportunity to speak with the current owner, Fiona Proserpi, to learn more about her story and […]
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Oakland Park Kiwanis and Locals Team Up to Make Masks

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is heartwarming to see our community band together to help people in need. The Oakland Park Kiwanis have joined forces with local families to tirelessly sew and deliver masks to medical professionals and essential workers. The Osman Family, Maritza Prince, and Sandy Melillo have dedicated hours of sewing to ensure […]

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