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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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Style & Shopping

Set the Mood

Romantic and thoughtful items for a date night in.

Style & Shopping

Creature Comfort

Mandalynn releases new lingerie line made in Baltimore.

News & Community

Baltimore Visionaries

We profile 30 change-makers who are shaping the future of our city.

Style & Shopping

Name Brand

Raina Dawn opens at The Shops at Quarry Lake.

Style & Shopping

Ear Candy

Bigger is better when it comes to your earring selection this season.

Food & Drink

Top Ten by Edward Evans

The Maryland Live Casino chef shares his favorite things.

Health & Wellness

The (Every) Body Issue

A celebration of our Bodies—and ourselves.

Style & Shopping

Body Talk

Locals discuss learning to honor the bodies they have.

Charmed Life

Style File: Ash and Oak Salon

Get to know Amanda Hancock, owner of Ash and Oak Salon in Catonsville.

Style & Shopping

My Top Ten with Amie Ward

The beverage director at R. Bar shares her favorite things.

Health & Wellness

Let it Burn

Orangetheory opens new Maryland location in Harbor East.

Charmed Life

Local and Last-Minute Gift Ideas

Ten perfect presents that don't involve a shipping charge.

Home & Living

The Glass Menagerie

Inside Randy Kell’s Annapolis dining room.

Style & Shopping

Party Starters

Local style bloggers pick holiday looks from some of our favorite neighborhood boutiques.

Home & Living

Color Pop

While a neutral look is always classic in home decor, adding a splash of color can bring a room to life.

Health & Wellness

Gift Guide 2017

This holiday season, it’s key to acknowledge the importance of both self-care and taking care of one another.

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.

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