Thursday, September 3, 2015

Temple grad's adult coloring book is reminder about self-love

Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 2:06 PM
Coloring books aren’t just for kids. Temple grad Andrea Pippins knows that, so she created “I Love My Hair,” an adult coloring book to soothe the nerves, with an added dose of self-love. “In the last few years, coloring books in general have gotten to be really popular,”... Read more

The beauty behind the social media movement #BornandMade

Monday, August 31, 2015, 11:43 AM
Photos of women with #BornandMade scribbled across their faces began popping up on my Facebook and Instagram feeds everywhere last week. I soon discovered it’s the newest social media campaign launched by beauty brand, Carol’s Daughter, to encourage girls to be who they were truly born... Read more

MTV Video Music Awards 2015 best dressed

Monday, August 31, 2015, 11:21 AM
As to have been expected with a host like Miley Cyrus, Sunday night’s MTV Video Music Awards were a circus. Oddly enough, though, the red carpet was not. There were a few statement makers — Amber Rose and her date Blac Chyna donned custom outfits covered in words like “slut”... Read more

Wells Fargo Center hosting sports merchandise 'blowout sale' Saturday

Thursday, August 27, 2015, 4:19 PM
For the sixth consecutive time, Comcast Spectacor and Aramark are hosting their Flyers, Sixers and Phillies merchandise blowout sale. On Saturday, August 29 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., fans can buy gear and novelties for up to 90 percent off at the Wells Fargo Center event floor. To top off the savings... Read more

Two Philly schools have best fashion programs in the world

Wednesday, August 26, 2015, 3:37 PM
Earlier in the year, Condé Nast Traveler named Philadelphia the 2nd best shopping city in the world. Now, we’re being recognized not only for our retail scene, but for our fashion design potential as well. Two Philadelphia colleges made the cut for the Business of Fashion’s top... Read more

How to revive your beauty routine post summer vacation

Monday, August 24, 2015, 8:30 AM
After a weeklong fun vacation with family in Ocean City, I was happy to get back to my normal daily routine (vacations stopped being relaxing once little ones came into the picture). I especially missed my normal grooming routine. Makeup at the beach aside from some concealer and a little mascara is... Read more

Culturally aware fashion boosted by social media

Thursday, August 20, 2015, 3:00 AM
Sarah Jessica Parker rocked Salt-n-Pepa-style gold bamboo “door-knocker” earrings and a matching nameplate necklace for several seasons as Carrie Bradshaw in Sex and the City. Years later American Apparel released its “Afrika” line, full of tribal print pieces. And decades before... Read more

Why blondes and brunettes are taking a backseat to bronde, fall’s hottest hair color

Friday, August 14, 2015, 3:00 AM
As summer winds down, seasonal blondes are booking their hair appointments to return back to their (brunette) roots. But notoriously blonde actress Blake Lively changed the hair color game last month when she posted a photo of her new brownish-blonde hair color on her Instagram page, with the hashtags... Read more

Philly menswear brand Ikiré Jones debuts first full collection

Monday, August 10, 2015, 2:07 PM
It’s an exciting day for Philadelphia menswear designer Walé Oyéjidé. His brand, Ikiré Jones, debuted its first full collection, equipped with pants, shirts, jackets, sports coats, scarves and pocket squares. The Spring/Summer 2016 collection, “…&... Read more

Urban Outfitters removes 'inappropriate' Hindu-themed item

Monday, August 10, 2015, 10:35 AM
The Hindu community has successfully pressured Philadelphia-based corporation Urban Outfitters to remove an online item depicting the Hindu goddess Lakshmi. Lotus Jewelry Stand was an “Online Exclusive” item that used the multi-armed deity as its base, but was removed from site just 12... Read more
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