Meet the Editor


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

A Rose That Grew From Concrete

From Greenmount to Bravo, Bishme Cromartie is taking over the fashion industry.

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Fit File: Core Cycle Studios

Get to know the owner of the Timonium spin studio.

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Style File: Earth Elements Soapworks

Get to know Kellie Martin of this eco-conscious beauty brand.

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Fit File: We Try Acro-Yoga at AsanaRoots

Get to know Eric Sipes and Kelly Marburger of the Station North studio.

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Sassanova to Open at Green Spring Station

Local shoe and clothing boutique to open third location

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Talk Shop: B. Willow, Radcliffe Jewelers, and Cohen’s Clothier

The latest style and shopping news in Baltimore.

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Fit File: Solidcore in Harbor Point

Get to know Jamie Dardine of Solidcore.

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Local Designer Bishme Cromartie Dresses Walters Director for Annual Gala

With a theme of metamorphosis, the Walters hopes to turn the event into the Met Gala of Baltimore.

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Fit File: MEGAfit is Like a Pilates Class on Steroids

Get to know Robin Bille of MEGAfit in Quarry Lake.

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Fit File: Amy Hornberger

Get to know ballet instructor and director of the Baltimore School of Dance.

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Fit File: Sean Sanders of REV Cycle Studio

Getting to know the full-time cycling instructor.

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Style File: Dayna Bolden

Getting to know local fashion blogger and Instagram star Dayna Bolden.

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Style File: Design Distillery

Get to know the design dream team of this home decor haven.

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Designer Bishme Cromartie Shows at New York Fashion Week

Baltimore fashion designer shows his latest collection in SoHo presentation.

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Style File: Glitter Rat

Meet Jamie Sapia and Bill Holzerland of this Fells Point's revamped vintage heaven.

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Style File: Ash and Oak Salon

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

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Designer David Burdick Discusses Costumes in The Revolutionists

Everyman Theatre's resident costume designer talks about his inspiration and creative process.

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Fit File: ZenLife Yoga Boutique & Juice Bar

Get to know Dena Leibowitz of Kenilworth's ZenLife Yoga Boutique & Juice Bar

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Style File: White Fox Boutique

We get to know Brittany Parry of Hampden's newest boutique.

Arts District

Michael Reilly Perfects the Art of Puppetry for Lion King Production

Behind the strings of the hit broadway musical coming to The Hippodrome.

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