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Lauren Bell

Lauren Bell is the style editor for Baltimore, where she covers shopping, fashion, home, and health and wellness. She is proud to be from Baltimore, where she loves to immerse herself in all things arts and culture. She likes to be outdoors, preferably while listening to live music and/or drinking wine.


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Home & Living

Modern Family

Inside Mobtown Studios’ Emily Leffler-Schulman’s Tuscany-Canterbury home.

Style & Shopping

Rosy Glow

From tech gadgets to accessories, the rose gold hue adds warmth in the colder months.

Style & Shopping

Retail Revolution

Local stores are bringing a pop-up attitude to a personal setting.

Home & Living

Holiday Handbook

Twenty-five amazing holiday entertaining ideas.

Style & Shopping

Gift That Keeps on Giving

For the Greater Goods brings monthly market to Remington.

Home & Living

A Traveler’s Touch

Inside Jessica Ourisman’s Roland Park living room.

Style & Shopping

Graphic Material

Some of our favorite locally designed graphic t-shirts.

Arts & Culture

Top Ten with Wendel Patrick

The musician and Peabody professor shares his favorite things.

Charmed Life

Four DIY Makeup Looks to Try This Halloween

Step-by-step makeup tutorials from gory to glittery.

Style & Shopping

Small Print

Local brand Worthy Threads puts the cool back in kids clothing.

Arts & Culture

Bold Palette

We gathered artworks from local Baltimore artists and paired them with fall looks.

Home & Living

Pillow Talk

Add a pop of color, texture, and personality to any room.

Home & Living

Peek Inside a Secret Garden in Fells Point

Inside the Fells Point home of art director Dolores Deluxe and production designer Vincent Peranio.

Style & Shopping

Black Magic

Activated charcoal is the latest trend in beauty products.

Style & Shopping

Fashion Sense

How designer and BSA alum Christian Siriano made a name for himself in the fashion world.

Style & Shopping

Fall Forward

Outfit options featuring your favorite fall trends to ease you into autumn.

Charmed Life

Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast Talks Personal Style

The fashionable frontwoman discusses icons, trends, and confidence.

Home & Living

Mug Life

We've gathered some of the most clever mugs to start your day.

Home & Living

City Sanctuary

Inside Nick and Robin Ciotti’s Guilford home.

Style & Shopping

My Top Ten by Rachel Mulherin

The local jewelry designer shares her favorite things.

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