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Krista Larson Trunk Show

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Krista Larson Trunk Show at MIX Ypsilanti – Save The Date! Friday, May 20 – Sunday, May 22nd MIX Ypsilanti is hosting one of our most sought-after designers in May, 2016 – a Krista Larson trunk show! During this event, Krista Larson’s 2016 Fall line will be featured. Each cut from her line will be on-hand for you to see …

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Reinventing – A Good Mix – by E. G. Penet

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Reinventing – A Good Mix – by E. G. Penet Ever since our original hosts at 128.130 W. Michigan Avenue, David & Leslie Austin, turned over the keys, Mix on Michigan Avenue has been assiduously investing and re-inventing itself to the surprise and delight of our patrons. We’ve had furniture, antiques, vintage clothing, art wear, art of every description, musical …

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Creative Voice covers Cheryl Dawdy’s Artist Reception

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Creative Voice is an arts journalism project facilitated by Artrain, the wonderful Ann Arbor based organization that promotes the arts through exhibitions, education, and community building programs.  Founder and editor of Creative Voice, Jennifer Conlin, arrived with a small production crew to shoot footage and collect interviews during our March First Friday artist reception for Cheryl Dawdy. A University of Michigan graduate …

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More Gratitude – A Good Mix

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More Gratitude – A Good Mix by E. G. Penet In my last blog, I gave thanks to our new neighbors and customers in Ann Arbor. But the truly remarkable thing is how we have continued to thrive in Ypsilanti – to be beginning our seventh year in business at 128/130 West Michigan in the historic Hewitt Hall! In great …

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New Year Reflection – A Good Mix – by E. G. Penet

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It’s amazing to me how the time flies by. It’s time for a New Year Reflection – A Good Mix. Only a few months ago, Mix opened its new corner store in the iconic Nickels Arcade in Suites 2&4 just off Maynard Street in Ann Arbor. That was a year and a half ago in July 2014. And a few short …

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Jimmie Thompson – MIX Gallery Featured Artist February 2016

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Mix is pleased to present a show of work by illustrator, animator and cartoonist Jimmie Thompson. Fans of America’s Thanksgiving Parade in Detroit will recognize his work as creator of extraordinary street pageantry for over 25 years. A Detroit native, Thompson designed and sculpted for The Parade Company, eventually becoming art director, and vice president. In addition to pencil drawings …

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Sizing It Up – A Good Mix – by E. G. Penet

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SIZING IT UP – A Good Mix    Next to “What are your hours?” and “How do I get there?” the most frequently asked phone question is, “Do you carry plus sizes?” The Mix answer is always “Yes.” But it’s a bit more complicated than that. A recent online commentary recently took to task some research that posited that the …

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What Love And Style Have In Common – A Good Mix – by E. G. Penet

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WHAT LOVE AND STYLE HAVE IN COMMON – A Good Mix – by E. G. Penet Carl Apfel, who passed away August 1, 2015, and his wife Iris Apfel lived and loved lives immersed in style. What Love And Style Have In Common? Married in 1948, they founded Old World Weavers in the 1950s. As the NYT reported, “The small …

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FASHION vs. STYLE

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FASHION vs. STYLE – A Good Mix – by E. G. Penet   I’ll always be writing about style, and fashion vs. style. Style is focusing on you, as opposed to trying to shoehorn yourself into a “new look” dictated by some designer or other. What is your style? That’s the question to ask yourself when you’re shopping at Mix. …

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Fashion Transformations at MIX

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A Look at Fashion Transformations at MIX A Good Mix – by E. G. Penet   I very much enjoy interviews and writings from top, and I mean top, fashion editors and designers. Of course, fashion can mean trendy or trends. Fashion is a business after all. And Mix is a business. But the approach we take is: transformation. You’ve …

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