September 2014

In the September issue of Edina Magazine you'll find style tips from local beauty pros, explore tips and trends in men's fall fashion and meet former Viking Ben Leber to learn about life after the NFL.

 Hearty whole-grain goodness make the Good Earth Planet Burger a terrific vegetarian option.

Burgers are as American as apple pie and baseball. They are fun to eat and have an almost universal appeal. Kids of all ages love burgers, large and small.


Sleepless nights, soiled diapers and self-help books can leave new parents feeling like they’re wading through a swamp of confusion for the first few years of their child’s life.


Connecting With Kids (a program of the Edina Community Foundation) hosted a Leadership Breakfast on Friday, February 28 at Braemar Clubhouse.


Proud graduates and supporters of the graduating class of 2014.


Retired NFL player and Minnesota Viking Ben Leber is tackling a growing career—he works in broadcasting, speaks locally about youth athletics and enjoys family life at home in Edina.


“Be yourself,” says Jason Hammerberg, founder of Hammer Made in Edina. “Define your style. This is who I am, and this is what I like.”


Getting a new hairdo can be like jetting off on a much needed vacation. It’s revitalizing and refreshing; an opportunity to try something new and let go of hairstyle inhibitions. Come fall, hair color transformations can be as widespread as changing autumn leaves.


On September 12, the Preeclampsia Foundation is bringing its Saving Grace Gala home after a decade of traveling the country.

Christine Hoene in her client’s redesigned sunroom bar. Right: bar pendant and seating; dining room chandelier.

Christine Hoene never considered herself a creative person. That is, until she started working for Betty Duff, founder and owner of the Edina-based interior design firm Design Innovations, in 2006.


From glass to jewelry to sculpture to photography, there will be a wide variety of media on view this month at Centennial Lakes Park during the 10th annual Fall into the Arts festival.


In Namibia, I was captivated by the style of the semi-nomadic, pastoral Himbas. The women have a particularly distinguishing appearance. Each morning, they go through a beauty ritual that includes smearing themselves with a fragrant mixture of butter or animal fat, red ochre and local herbs.


Each September, the Edina Art Center hosts a juried art show: its largest exhibition of the year.

Emmanuelle Hardy helps bring luxury beauty services to Minnesota with a European style concept.

Originally from France, BodyBrite USA franchise operator Emmanuelle Hardy has lived in Edina since 2009.