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Archive: December, 2012

Model, makeup mogul and mom: Josie Maran celebrates 'Philadelphia Style' cover

Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 3:44 PM
Let's talk about Josie. The model has a following, and it isn’t simply because she’s stunning, which is exactly how you would describe the face of Maybelline for nearly a decade. In recent years, Maran has emerged as the unofficial spokesperson for natural makeup, gaining respect within... Read more

Urban Outfitters knows exactly what it's doing

Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 3:51 PM
F-U-$-K! Don't you think by now Urban Outfitters knows what it is doing? Whew, that felt good to get off my chest. The Philly-based retailer made headlines today for its holiday gift catalog full of F-words and sugar, honey, iced, tea references. Apparently the store is selling photo albums with... Read more

Kanye West performs at 12-12-12 Sandy concert in a hoodie, a leather kilt and jeggings

Thursday, December 13, 2012, 9:41 AM
Talk about the trend toward gender ambiguous fashion. Kanye West didn't say anything outrageous at Wednesday night's star-studded 12-12-12 concert at Madison Square Garden. But his outfit was, well, interesting. West rocked - get this - a $225 Pyrex Religion hoodie (drug reference, maybe?) a black... Read more

Urban Outfitters releases profanity-laced holiday catalog

Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 12:01 PM
As if Urban Outfitters hasn't dealt with enough controversy this year, the Philadelphia-based retailer decided to end 2012 with a bang by issuing a holiday catalog rife with expletives. The majority of products, which include Urban's typical offerings - flasks, sweaters, and other goods, aren't directly... Read more

Bruce Springsteen does skinny jeans

Thursday, December 13, 2012, 9:56 AM
We like The Boss' skinny pant and vest ensemble on the Hurricane Sandy relief concert. Some of you in social media were complaining that Bruce's outfit was too tight - that the britches possibly cut off his circulation. That doth not make him a fashion mistake. Quite the contrary. Springsteen looks... Read more

Meteorologist fired after responding to viewer who didn't like her hair

Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 11:31 PM
Oh, no they didn’t! I had to do a double take earlier today after I read about a black TV meteorologist in Shreveport, La., who got fired for responding to a racial remark on Facebook. Guess what sparked the fateful email? The TV personality’s closely-cropped natural hairstyle. Unbelievable... Read more

Thursday: Bernie Robbins hosts a Cigar & Whiskey shopping event for men

Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 4:38 PM
Smoke cigars, sip whiskey and shop with ease. Here's a holiday shopping event that men might actually enjoy. Guys, if you're looking for a pair of diamond earrings for your wife, fiancee or girlfriend this season, skip the long lines, havoc and stress that typically accompany holiday shopping - and... Read more

Lane Bryant goes sparkly for Christmas with its new The Lane Collection

Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 2:28 PM
Lane Bryant is embracing my favorite fashion rule: that ALL women deserve to sparkle - especially during the holiday season. That is why I decided to - point out, give kudos to, shout out - The Lane Collection. It's the plus-size mall staple's newest group of fab fashions for the full-figured woman... Read more

Vivica A. Fox in Philly working on line of hair products

Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 10:34 AM
Actress Vivica A. Fox was in town for a few days last week shooting a catalog and promotional materials for Sang, the newest product line in her Vivica A. Fox Hair Collection of wigs, weaves and extensions. Fox spent two days shooting at Power Plant Studios in Northern Liberties and took her staff... Read more

Christmas isn't Christmas without ugly sweater cookies

Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 5:32 PM
´╗┐This morning, things got a little ugly on the TODAY Show. Kathie Lee and Hoda were treated to a box of Ugly Holiday Sweater cookies from Whipped Bakeshop, the Philadelphia bakery known for its quirky confections. The cookies aired around 10:40am, in the fourth hour of TODAY, during a gift ideas segment... Read more
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