Soar in style

Whether you're jetting off to spring break, March Madness or a honeymoon, rock the runway with flared jeans and platform boots, safari-worthy camo tights or a geometric-print halter top. Mile-high style!

Fall in love with fashion

Searching for the perfect little red dress, a Valentine's date frock for an evening out or a bridal gown to start the rest of your life? Here you'll find something outstanding for every special occasion in February.

7 stylish ways to say 'I Do' in 2017

’Tis the season for popping the question, which means wedding planning will soon be underway for every bride-to-be. Local experts share the hottest wedding trends and 7 stylish ways to say “I do.”

Fashion with a purpose

Wichita’s latest fashions will be featured in a high-energy runway show at Fashion Passion. The event raises funds for Rainbows United because — helping children is always in.

Hip Hip, Hooray

Snuggle up with fur, jeans and cozy sweaters — even better if it's a lodge setting like the Hooray Ranch where these fall fashions were shot. A hunter on your arm is the perfect accessory.

Fashion on four wheels

Cricket Alley Ministries isn’t a typical mobile boutique — it’s a truck with a mission. The ministry provides clothing and guidance to empower women who are transitioning from an abusive environment.

The art of fashion

Fall 2016 trends are all about abundance — layering, mixing prints and fabrics, and overindulging in glorious hues.

Take me out to the ballgame

Keep you eye on the fashion ball this summer, with cool mini-dresses and casual tanks, jeans and shorts.

Dine in Style

White summer dresses graze the thigh, calf or ankle, complete with panels of lace, the better to let in evening breezes.

Must love dogs

Fresh fashion looks for spring are soft and flirty
or bold and playful — so are the adorable, tailwagging models.

Spring spotlight: accessories

Nothing says "spring" and sparks up an ensemble more than a pair of swingy earrings or an ethnic statement necklace. Accessories are blossoming all over the place.

16 tying-the-knot trends for 2016

With everything from sweets to sequins, local experts in the industry give us a sneak peek of this year’s must-do wedding trends.

Festive fashion

Lacy sleeves, fringy hems and sparkly dresses will put you in the mood for eggnog sipping and mistletoe kissing. Line up for some reindeer games!

Colors of fall

Swingy suede vests, bell-bottom jeans and leather shoulder bags meet fringe tops and berry-red cowboy boots. Time to saddle up for autumn fashion!


Studio style

Crisp days are on the way. It’s time to add boots and jackets back into your wardrobe mix.


Fashion by the book

Whether you sit in the back row or stand in the front of the room, SPLURGE! will have you dressed for success with our back-to-school fashion spread.


Beauty at Botanica

Nothing feels like summer more than a breeze wafting through a lacy blouse, or sun on spagetti-strapped shoulders, or a swingy dress billowing against tanned thighs. And even better with the blooms and blossoms of Botanica as the setting.


Fashion studio

A delicate blouse and pastel jeans in a blushing hue the color of pre-tanned cheeks. Halter dresses and tops in exuberant ethnic patterns. A modern crimson twist on cat-eye frames. Looks like spring stopped by our studio and we caught it on film!


In love with style

Sweep into Valentine's Day with a multitude of styles and textures. From tomato-and-teal geometric leggings to fire-engine-red cowboy boots, one of these is guaranteed to heat things up.

Couples get personal with
vintage glam weddings

Get advice from local wedding professionals as you plan your event. Learn why vintage glam is the latest trend and aqua and tangerine are the freshest colors.


Nice Seats make traveling nicer

Wichita native Angela Aaron’s career in costume design takes her all over the world. She invented clean seat covers, called Nice Seats, to make travel, well, nicer.


Holiday gift guide, carefully put together by our SPLURGE! experts

From sweet treats to vintage bling to ukelele twang, these gifts will have your holiday shopping all wrapped up.


Somewhere over the rainbow

Rainbows United serves as a colorful backdrop for swingy jackets, textured vests and jaguar-print scarves in hues of cranberry, plum and squash. Worn over distressed jeans or lace tights they'll brighten up any fall stroll or Thanksgiving feast.


Color me beautiful

Autumn colors are showing up outside in nature and indoors on this swingy peasant blouse and long crocheted duster. A fringed leather bag and stylish, clean-lined eyewear will put you right in the center of fall trends.


FRIENDLY fashion

These geometric and floral print dresses and skirts will fit right in on campus your first day back to school and to prove it we've photographed our models on the grounds of Friends University. Indoors or outdoors you'll be coming up roses.


Star spangled style

Don one of these thigh-grazing lace dresses, add tan legs, cowboy boots and Indian headbands and you're ready to set off some fireworks of your own this Fourth of July.


Upscale trends

Flowy floor-length elegance meets denim and stilletos in these cocktail-ready ensembles. A red statement necklace is all one needs to set off a sleeveless black jumpsuit — he'll be shakened AND stirred.


Mother's Day gift guide

Colorful jewelry of semi-precious stones and 24-karat gold vermiel, sassy geometric clutches, a pampering spa package and luscious cupcakes, cake balls and cheesecakes will let Mom know she's loved.

Spring fashion

You’ll find everything you need to look your best this season in SPLURGE! From the spring colors that are hot, to fabulous prints, peek-a-boo lace and western flair — we have this year’s spring fashion on display!

Leaving on a jet plane

Perfect ensembles for your spring break travels: tropical print dresses and swingy tops pair with splashes of bright white and your favorite sunglasses. Make mine a Mai Tai!

Lady in red

Sheer fabrics, sequins, spangles and slits — all in steamin', sizzling red for Valentine's Day!

Too hot for the kitchen!

Timirie Shibley's nine-month makeover journey has come to an end — and she’s looking pretty fabulous. See for yourself!

the Not Wedding

The dress, the flowers, the food, the music, the venues — you name it, we have it covered in our very special wedding edition. No matter what you’re looking for, SPLURGE! has an expert tip, trick or piece of advice to help you plan your Big Day!

Start the new year with style

Give 2013 a fond farewell, and welcome 2014 in little black dresses trimmed with lace and leopard velvet. Add a few shots of bright red and make a toast!

Shocking trends

In keeping with Shocker black and yellow, this month we're featuring some of the best fashions this season for dressing up to cheer on your favorite home-town team!

Fashion takes flight

Check out September’s fashion layout, shot at our very own Kansas Aviation Museum, and get the low down on what to wear from Wichita’s trendiest shops!

End the summer with style

Whether your ensemble will be seen by incandescent light indoors or by the setting sun outdoors, these dresses of every length will help you squeeze the last drops of sunshine out of summer.

Q & A: Wichita’s first fashion truck

Ginger Lily fashion truck is Wichita's hottest traveling boutique. Splurge! sat down with owner Holly Daley to get the inside scoop on everything from where she got the name to where to find the truck.

Sizzling style

From jean shorts to knee-length frocks to flowy pants to maxi dresses, sizzling colors and geometric patterns are making summer hot!

Gift guide for Dad

Classic dad gifts get an unexpected spin this summer. Loafers in red and white and an unconventional, digitally controlled grill are as unique as Dad. From a smoking humidor to a steaming spa package there's something for every dad.

Mother's Day gift guide

From her lips to her feet, pamper Mom with luscious lip balm and summery sandals. Shoulders and wrists also get the VIP treatment with sparkly bags, bedazzled bracelets and much more. Make her feel every inch a queen!

Picture perfect

Bold color, geometric patterns and a hint of romance make your spring wardrobe ready for it's closeup. Snap!

A boutique affair

Look what March breezes blew in: weightless, gauzy blouses and minidresses. Shrug off the layers and get ready for spring!

Ravishing in ruby red

Convertibles and short red minidresses — the perfect Valentine's Day combo. Throw in a black leather jacket, a plush newsboy cap and red lipstick and you're too cool for Cupid.

Here comes the bride

An iconic venue, savory banquet and show-stopping cake are classic details that make your wedding a memory to treasure. Candy buffets, chocolate fountains and gourmet coffee stations are quirky twists. Splurge collects ideas from local merchants.

Baby, it's cold outside

Why come in from the cold when you can be out and about showing off animal print scarves, fur vests and flower-patterned jackets? Let it snow!

2012 Holiday gift guide

Stitching on boots and frosting on bundt cake, zebrawood humidors and silver necklaces. Find a few favorite things for your favorite person.

Holiday gift guide

Watches made of wood, flowers fashioned from silver, an egg-shaped barbequer — ten unique gifts for the most unique person on your holiday shopping list.

Watch us splurge

From sporty to flirty, these are fall fashions that everyone can find something to cheer about.

Class act

Make a statement with a back-to-school uniform of sheer fabrics, and bold prints from geometric to floral. A+ for amazing!

Fall into style

A cut-out turquoise and brown tank top, flowy dresses and cowboy boots, a slouchy tie-died blouse will take you from summer to fall in the height of style.

Starlight fashion

These breezy fashions take you from tooling around town under the summer sun to a triple feature on the silver screen on a hot, sultry night.

Father's Day gift guide

Celebrate Dad with new twists on old gifts such as slippers, recliners, grilling gear and hats. Something for every dad.

Mother's Day gift guide

Celebrate Mom with gifts ranging from flip flops to jewelry to Treska Watercolor handbags. Something for every mom.

Spring fever: Top ten colors for spring

Now that the temperature is rising, it'is time to refresh and wake up your wardrobe. Here are spring’s top ten trendiest colors for you to experiment with: Bright, bold colors are very on trend for spring 2012.

On Broadway

Classic lines, bold patterns, bright colors and flirty skirts worthy of a movie star play out against the historic background of the Orpheum Theatre.

Sweethearts of ICT

American Heart Association Sweethearts are specially educated to model heart-healthy behavior — and here they model some pretty sweet Valentine fashion too.

Schrene Davis

Say yes to the…

So many details from the dress to the cake. Our local experts help you personalize your special day and create an memorable event for your guests.

Schrene Davis

What’s in her closet?: With Schrene Davis owner of Paul Mitchell the School

Schrene Davis, owner of Paul Mitchell the School reveals the secrets behind her special "hairdresser wear" and her love affair with boots.


Off the wall

Suits and denim, velvet and lace, equal surprising — and surprisingly elegant — outfits for day or evening.

uptown fashion

Autumn Appeal

Leather, stripes and denim are swirling in like fall leaves.

uptown fashion

Uptown vogue

Sequins, leather, lace and zippers will have you all tricked out for a night on the town. Let 'er rip!

Top of the class fashion

Top of the class

Whether you're hitting the books or hitting the town with new classmates, make your best first impression in dresses and jeans ranging from classy to casual.

Diamond Crown’s Alexander Humidor

Stylish summer specs

Sunglasses have become one of the most fashionable accessories you can add to your wardrobe. Here, all the brands and looks that are hot for summer.

Diamond Crown’s Alexander Humidor

Just for him: Father’s Day gift guide.

From hats to grills, there’s a gift idea for everyone — even the man who has everything.

Nomar International

Nomar International debuts, welcomes all to the North end

Nomar boosters hope the newly-opened Nomar International plaza will become a centerpiece for all sorts of community events, from public performances to private parties.

Summer fashion

Sun savvy trends

When tanks, shorts and flirty skirts get the summer treatment, you'll shine bright as the sun.

Spring fashion

Explore the vibrant hues of spring

Spring flowers get a run for their money from this bouquet of sassy dresses in lavender, rose and fuschia.

Sporty spring fashion

Spring madness

With spring fashion this full of sporty spice, players and audiences alike might just have a hard time keeping their eye on the ball.

Sensuous style

Sensuous style

Whether you've known that special someone for 20 days or 20 years, you'll find something here to make the evening — and you — unforgettable.


Fashion flurry

Face the Kansas flurries in style with winter coats to warm your body and soul.

Barbara Mann

New boutique offers little black dresses…and more

The LBD, Etc. instantly evokes the feeling of a New York City boutique. And that is just what owner Barbara Mann had in mind when she formulated the idea for her new women’s retail store.

New Market Square

New Market Square

With an ample selection of novel boutiques and shops and nationally-recognized retailers and restaurants, New Market Square is an ideal destination for holiday shopping. From wine to kites to luxury hair and skin treatments, we profile five of the best.

The Art of Fashion

The art of fashion

Mixing the media of art and style. Inspired by the art collection of Emprise Bank.

Bonnie Hull

Inside Her Closet: Pink Boa's Bonnie Hull

Fashion indulgences, favorite trends and the must-haves for fall, according to Pink Boa's Bonnie Hull.

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