School starts in a few short weeks, so it's time to get all that new clothes shopping in; here, learn what seems to be trendy in 2012.
Summer is coming to its end, a chill is in the air, and after busting out the kid's pants you realize they are a couple inches short after a growth spurt since the last cold season. Looks like it's time to go shopping for the new school year, but rather than just updating your child's wardrobe sizes why not consider adding a little style to their life. Here's a roundup of tips for 2012 Back-to-School fashion trends: Shop Local: Find out where to buy back-to-school clothes and accesories in the Port Washington and Saukville area in the Patch directory. What do you think of these trends? Is there a new style that should be added to the list? Tell us in the comments.
New second-hand clothing store fills vacant building in downtown Port Washington.
Transitioning from running an auto business in West Bend to a vintage clothing store in Port Washington, Craig Kasten said he has had to tune up his fashion eye — and so far the new store, Mobocracy, fits him well. "I hurt a lot less," he said. "And I'm clean every day." Kasten said business ownership runs in his family, and he had been looking to transition to a new area when he saw the Port building at 307 N. Franklin for rent. "The opportunity presented itself," Kasten said. "The owner was looking for a tenant, and my wife had the idea for this store." But Kasten's wife is a third-shift nurse, so Kasten said he has been most involved with Mobocracy, which opened Dec. 19. He said he has the sense of style to pull it off, though, and …