Beauty + Style + Fashion

Fair Indigo’s Ethical Attire

Madison’s own Fair Indigo has been in business since 2006, and plans to be around for the long haul, selling their popular women’s 95/5 tees (95 percent organic cotton, 5 percent spandex) along with organic clothing for men and kids.

Brava Events

BRAVA Event Recap

View photos and details from our past BRAVA events, such as the BRAVA Night Out events, our expos, and more.

THRIVE Career Workshops | 2019

THRIVE Career Workshops | 2019

Join BRAVA for this action-oriented professional development workshop series in 2019. Gain immediate skills and outcome strategies that will create more fulfillment, effectiveness and success in your career–and your life.

Upcoming BRAVA Night Out Events

BRAVA Magazine invites you to join us for our monthly Brava Night Out events at local businesses! View details and registration information for our upcoming Brava Night Out events here.

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New Year, New You…or Not So Much?

Although we’re only a few weeks into the new year, you may have already kicked any new year’s resolutions to the curb. And some of our 2019 THRIVE series speakers are no different.


The annual BRAVA Raves & Faves is a gal’s guide to Madison’s best locally-owned businesses. Curated by BRAVA readers, for BRAVA readers.


Level Up Your Vacation Rental

When decorating your home to rent out, think personality, not personal. A neutral decorating palette with curated pops of color is universally appealing.

Create Your Own Meditation Space

Creating a beautiful meditation sanctuary at home need not be complicated. A small, quiet corner and some essential props can transform your space into a personal oasis of calm.

Eats + Drinks

What Does Brix Mean?

If we measure the brix of a particular apple juice, we’re measuring how much sugar is in the juice. We look for apples on the high end of the brix scale.

Brix Cider’s Locally-Grown Libations

Brix Cider owners Marie and Matt Raboin started dabbling in home-brewing a decade ago. They planted their first trees in Barneveld in 2014, produced their first commercial batch of cider in late 2016 and launched the area’s first cider pub in Mount Horeb this past winter.

Engaging Community

Wil-Mar Center Gets Some TLC

The Wil-Mar Center has been a community staple for half a century. In April, it was named the recipient of this year’s Design for a Difference Makeover.

Meriter’s Forensic Nurses Treat Trauma

The Forensic Nursing Program based at Meriter Hospital is Dane County’s only program designed to collect evidence from and treat victims of physical and sexual assault, and child abuse.


Finance + Career

Level Up With LinkedIn

Whether you’re looking for a new job, building a brand or networking, LinkedIn is the most important social media platform for professionals.

In The Hole

‘Tis the season to rack up credit card debt. With a mortgage, car payments and student loans stacking up, extra holiday spending can tip personal debt over the edge of sustainability.

Turning a Vocation into a Career

Successfully turning your talent into a prosperous career can be tricky. Salon owner Kati Whitledge shares the story of her own professional progression.

Health + Wellbeing

aging woman

Aging is a State of Mind

It’s possible to abandon this struggle with youth and cultivate a new philosophy which honors the realities of aging and celebrates a life fully lived.

UpStage Stigma

Upstage Stigma is a night for those facing mental illness to be out in the open and up on stage, taking place May 17 at High Noon Saloon.


Stay in Your Fav State Park for Free

In a nutshell, campground hosting is basic bartering. Volunteer hosts trade some of their time and energy to live at, and enjoy, a campground cost-free.

Local Women

Shops + Services

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On October 15th, Design for a Difference made history by completing the largest charity design makeover in the country!

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Working out with Bachelor Peter Kraus

A former Bachelorette contestant opened his own gym, Peter Kraus Fitness, right here in Middleton, with classes led by specific trainers (including Kraus).