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There has always been a romantic obsession with 1920s fashion, from the iconic flapper dress and bobbed hairstyles to trouser pants and loosely fitted blouses and dresses. A reprieve of the era’s dress code resurged after the remake of “The Great Gatsby” in 2013.

It’s no surprise that Savanna Tyler caught our eye on a recent shopping trip. The 17-year-old J.C. Penney sales associate was rocking a beautiful blue mane. The teen says she colors her hair herself but gets it cut by Brooke at Edmund Street Parlor in Downtown St. Joseph.

Fashion trends from 2019 should gain a stronghold in the Midwest in 2020. Some styles, however, take time to grow in popularity here, enough to saturate the market.

Jennifer Vanourney pulled off a great mashup of feminine and utility on a recent trip to Merle Norman Cosmetics. She got her top from Target, camouflage pants from T.J. Maxx and boots from Nordstrom.

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When Samantha Fuson started college, she envisioned having a career in the nutrition or dental field. Two years later, she is running a successful online boutique.

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During these early autumn months, many of us wake up to a crispness in the air that can quickly transition to a sweltering heat by mid-afternoon. These ever-changing temperatures can make finding clothing that is both stylish and comfortable a challenge throughout September and October.

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We caught up with Hannah Kleopfer as she was starting her day at work. The marketing coordinator for Allied Arts Council got her bright animal-print dress from J.C. Penney, denim jacket from the Gap and her sandals from Target.

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Fashion trends in the Midwest are interesting and typically cycle through three to five years behind their coastal counterparts.

We caught these two lovely ladies Downtown outside Pony Espresso, 114 S. Eighth St., recently. Both local women were fully embracing the amazing weather that day.

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"Oh yeah, I love suits. I don’t wear them every day but I do have several. I have never worn the color picked out (for the photo shoot) but I loved it.