Holiday Events Guide 

The holiday season is quickly approaching! If you are looking for festive things to do, look no further. Below are several events happening from now until New Year’s Eve that will surely get you in the holiday spirit. Perfect for date night or girls night out!

November 16 – December 30
Lights at the Brickyard
See over three million lights at Indy’s Brickyard! Drive through the two mile stretch and see race cars, trees and fun displays all covered in lights.

November 17 – December 26
A Christmas

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Internship Diary: Interviewing through Indy 

On the day of my internship interview for PATTERN, I accidently arrived 25 minutes early. I sat in my car and stressfully scrolled through Instagram for almost half an hour. I feel like this sums me up fairly well as a person: stressfully over prepared, kind of awkward and ready to put my head down and work.

Honestly, I wasn’t sure how I would fit in amongst PATTERN’s world. Everyone involved with PATTERN seemed very cool, confident, and fashionable in every sense of the word.

I quickly learned…

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Sketch Artist 

Photography by Willyum Baulkey
Styled by Alisha K Rodgers and Willyum Baulkey
Makeup and Hair by Rachel Madison
Model: Brooke T of Helen Wells and Wilhelmina

Look 1

Turtleneck Dress: BIGIO Collection

Look 2

Suede Dress Shirt: Michael Kors
Black Pants: Gap

Look 3

Khaki coat dress: a.n.d.eway

Look 4

Color block halter top: New York & Company
Striped pants: IRIS & INK

Look 5

Splatter cocktail dress: olivaceous

Look 6

Beige shift dress: Paul Harris Designs
Camel Hair coat: Saks Fifth Ave

Look 7


On-Ramp Creative Entrepreneurs Career Accelerator 

I’ve talked to the organizers of a few different entrepreneur accelerator programs in Indianapolis this month, from Launch Indy to gBETA. There’s certainly more support for business owners and creative entrepreneurs than I would have expected in Indiana, and that’s amazing. Still though, most of the programming available for entrepreneurs at large are aimed towards those in the tech industry, or those businesses with wide mainstream appeal and big market opportunities. The Indiana Arts Commision…

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Central State Insane 

Photography by Chantal Dominique
Styling by Samantha Ripperger
Hair by Belinda Benham
Makeup by Evian Riviere
Creative Direction by Julie Valentine
Assisted by Julian Bluhm and Claire Bowles
Models: Tori and Aubrey of Lmodelz
Location: Central State Mansion


Look 1
Green Coat: Sage – Lesley Jane Boutique
Yellow Set: Ann Taylor – The Toggery
Boots: Jaggar – Lesley Jane Boutique
Necklace: Stylist’s Own

Look 2
Red Coat: Banana Republic – The Toggery
Striped Shirt: Ann Taylor
Red Pants: Dalton – The Vintage

Holiday Playlist 

Thanksgiving is over, which means we can finally start celebrating everyone’s favorite time of year! Whether it’s spent baking cookies, decorating the tree, building a snowman or watching endless holiday movies we have your earbuds covered with our Holiday Playlist.

Our wonderful fellow, Claire, curated this festive playlist combining the classics with “bangers only” tracks. Songs include “Merry Christmas” by NSYNC, “Christmas Eve” by Trans-Siberian Orchestra, “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like…

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18 Things We Are Thankful For 

Thanksgiving is a time of reflection. As we look back on what we have accomplished this year, we are just so happy and excited for what is still to come! We are thankful for so many things and to show our gratitude, we complied a list featuring the top 18 things we are thankful for in 2018! Take a read below:

1. Creative Collaboration

2. Free parking and successful parallel parking

3. Dogs…and let’s be honest, puppies

Q+A with Entrepreneur Adriane Young 

Adriane Young is an entrepreneur who is passionate about empowering women and making sure they realize their self worth. She decided to share her messages of confidence and empowerment through a fashion line called Pretty Being. While her business is fairly new, she has big hopes for it. She recently stopped by the PATTERN office to talk more about her experiences, and she shared her contagious positivity in the process.

JB: What’s your background? How did you become an entrepreneur?
AY: I’m…

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Fall Trend: Plaid 4 Ways 

Plaid: the definition of fall. Though this tartan print has been around for centuries, we are always finding new ways to wear it. From runways to fast fashion, this trend can be found anywhere and everywhere. To demonstrate just how easy it is to find and incorporate plaid in your wardrobe, PATTERN collaborated with Goodwill to create four different outfits, urban grunge, classic red, tailored, and pastel, with this checked staple.

Urban Grunge: Inspired by the ’90s, this black and white checked pattern is…

Indiana Tailor Co-Designs Suit for Post Malone 

International popstar Post Malone is used to standing out. From his face and neck tattoos to his painted nails to his gold teeth, he’s certainly not one to go unnoticed. This stands true when it comes to fashion as well. Last month, Post Malone wore a bright blue, western-style suit to the AMA’s, and got shout outs for his look in Vogue, Page Six, and other media outlets that covered the red carpet. The suit had a snake embroidered on the front, as well as a monogram “P” and “M.” He received the…

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