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Archive: February, 2013

2 Philly area natives to compete in upcoming season of 'America's Next Top Model'

Friday, February 22, 2013, 10:59 AM
America's Next Top Model will see its twentieth cycle this summer - and its first-ever to feature male competitors. The CW announced Thursday that eight men and eight women have been selected for the upcoming season of the popular TV show, produced and helmed by supermodel-turned-entrepreneur Tyra... Read more

Authorities: Items from Missoni plane found on beach

Friday, February 22, 2013, 9:11 AM
It's been seven weeks since the head of Italian fashion house Missoni vanished off the coast of Venezuela. Is closure for the members of the Missoni clan rapidly approaching? On Jan. 4, Vittorio Missoni went missing after his BN-2 Islander plane vanished from radar screens, just moments after departing... Read more

Lost and found: A 3-carat engagement ring on the subway

Thursday, February 21, 2013, 10:05 AM
Imagine this: You receive a 3-carat diamond engagement ring, a symbol of promise, a hefty piece of jewelry that your fiance is still paying off, and you lose it. This unfortunate scenario actually happened in New York City to Hagar Elysayed, a teaching assistant who realized her ring was missing as... Read more

U.S. Postal Service to launch fashion line called 'Rain Heat & Snow'

Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 4:00 PM
We have some exciting news to share with you from your local mail delivery friends, Philadelphia. The U.S. Postal Service is launching its very own fashion line of apparel and accessories under the brand, "Rain Heat & Snow," which points to the unofficial - and now officially-licensed motto of... Read more

Rihanna partners with MAC Cosmetics

Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 11:05 AM
While the rumor mill was fixated on the possiblity of Rihanna starring as the new face of Chanel after her ambiguous Jan. 27 tweet, the artist announced otherwise on Wednesday. Rihanna, in conjunction with MAC Cosmetics, announced the singer's new role as the company's "creative partner." The opportunity... Read more

Thieves make off with $50 million worth of diamonds, precious jewels on Brussels tarmac

Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 3:52 PM
In one of the craziest jewelry heists to go down in recent history, eight armed thieves made off with $50 million worth of diamonds and precious stones on the tarmac of a Brussels airport late Monday. The Associated Press reports the following: "About 20 minutes before the flight's scheduled 8:05... Read more

'Silver Linings' costumes to be sold on Amazon

Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 11:08 AM
Who wants a slice of Pat Solatano? Movie memorabilia and auction company Premiere Props announced Tuesday that a large collection of items from the Oscar-nominated, locally-shot film, Silver Linings Playbook, are now available for purchase on its site and Amazon.com. Costumes and props from the... Read more

Seasoned fashion critics are not impressed by Rihanna’s debut collection

Monday, February 18, 2013, 1:12 PM
“Porny.” That’s how the Daily Beast’s Tom Sykes described Rihanna’s debut fashion collection for River Island, along with the words "tiresome," "uninspired" and "hideous." It’s a rite of passage for most artists-turned-designers - to debut a collection that draws... Read more

Vivienne Westwood closes London Fashion Week show in 'I'm Julian Assange' T-shirt

Monday, February 18, 2013, 10:48 AM
It wasn't simply the designs that left a lasting impact on guests of designer Vivienne Westwood's Red Label fall 2013 runway show Sunday. The 71-year-old designer, an activist in her own right, walked down the catwalk at the show's finale in a T-shirt stamped with her face and the text "I'm Julian... Read more

The top 10 beauty trends from NYFW

Saturday, February 16, 2013, 3:46 PM
Now that NYFW is over and the shows in London have started, we've rounded up our top ten predictions for next season's beauty and hair trends. We can't wait to try some of these looks! 1. Emerald Green Named Pantone's color of the year, expect to see this color everywhere. If you're having trouble... Read more
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