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  • black lives matter robbie lee harris rialto tucson mural 12 Murals to See in Downtown Tucson

    These 12 murals make you happy to be in Downtown Tucson Local Tucsonans know – and visitors to Tucson quickly discover – Tucson is brimming with wonderful, fantastic murals. In this article I share a selection of my photos of murals from more than a dozen different artists: Ignacio Garcia, Rock Martinez, Cristina Perez, Fin […]

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  • Support Local Business

    One of the best ways to support local business during the Corona virus - and all year for that matter - is to shop locally! While you are at home and shopping online you can purchase a gift certificate for a friend or yourself right here on our website!  You can purchase a gift certificate [...] Continue Reading
  • yellow palo verde trees downtown tucson historic train depot Retail Therapy

    Do you need some retail therapy? Me too! I miss you! I am open by appointment! Come enjoy some Shop Local Retail Therapy! TO KEEP YOU SAFE: I disinfect all surfaces in the morning and after each appointment; any clothing you or anyone else tries on and does not purchase is put aside for 2 [...] Continue Reading
  • we are in this together We are in this together

    An April 10, 2020 article in the Arizona Daily Star showcases how we are in this together as we all fight the COVID-19. I’m making masks, and I am not the only one here in Tucson. There are so many of us! I especially love the closing sentence in Johanna Willett’s article: “It turns out […]

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  • Three Ways to Dress for a Fundraiser Event

    OMG! How should I dress for my upcoming fundraiser??!! If you are anything like me, you have this ‘fashion angst’ a few times during fundraising event season. And now you are thinking, “She designs and makes clothes, she doesn’t have a problem!”. Have you ever heard that old phrase about the shoemaker’s children? Yup. That’s […]

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  • shop women's clothing downtown Tucson Visit Tucson – Shopping Downtown Tucson

    Shopping in downtown Tucson! According to InStyle Magazine, Tucson is one of the top 10 U.S. travel destinations because Tucson has so much to see and do! After you’ve taken in the gorgeous Saguaro National Park, the Arizona-Sonora Desert Musuem, and the Tucson Botanical Gardens, you will want to go shopping.  I recommend shopping in […]

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  • Laura Tanzer customer reviews Founding Member of Arizona Sustainable Fashion

    I’m proud to join Arizona Sustainable Fashion as a Founding Member! AZ Sustainable Fashion (AZSF) is a platform that connects independent individuals promoting, practicing, and sharing many aspects of sustainable fashion in Arizona. AZSF Mission: To raise awareness through conversations and events to make sustainable fashion more accessible. AZSF Purpose: To raise awareness of sustainable […]

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  • shopping faces on Tucson's Fourth Avenue underpass Best Places To Shop on Tucson’s Fourth Avenue

    Shop Independent Locally-Owned Boutiques For Unique Clothing And Gifts Historic Fourth Avenue is a great Tucson destination for walking, shopping, dining, and people watching! The entire shopping area is just under one mile. Whether you live in Tucson and are shopping Small Business Saturday, or you are visiting our fine city for the Gem Show, […]

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  • lovers lock heart in front of Antigone Books on Fourth Avenue Best Places To Eat on Tucson’s Fourth Avenue

    Three Favorite Pizza Places on Fourth Avenue You will get hungry while shopping and walking along Fourth Avenue!  Here is what we found. Magpies Gourmet Pizza Laura and I were introduced to Magpies Gourmet Pizza when we first moved to Tucson.  Magpies is a major part of the Tucson community, giving back by sponsoring and […]

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  • Local designers inspire eco-conscious trends

    In the September issue, Green Living AZ Magazine’s Laura Madden interviews three local designers about the fight against fast fashion, their inspiration, and eco-conscious trends. Laura Tanzer talks about “conscious consumption“. Marisa Mike advocates growing and raising your own food as much you can. Ruby Farias talks about reducing unnecessary waste at home. Finding Your One […]

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