Tuesday, October 13, 2015

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

New trend: Expectant moms booking bedside postpartum glam sessions

Friday, August 7, 2015, 3:00 AM
The New York Times published an article last week about a growing beauty trend among expectant mothers: booking postpartum glam session for the perfect hospital photo op. The days of leaving the hospital in frumpy maternity clothes, dirty hair and the newly earned dark-under-eye circles are gone. Leaving... Read more

'20s fashions roar at Jazz Age on the Delaware

Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 9:05 AM
On the first Saturday in August, Philadelphia’s Glen Foerd estate was transformed into a Roaring '20s-themed celebration for Jazz Age on the Delaware, the first party of its kind. Created in order to raise awareness and money for the Glen Foerd Conservation Corporation, which manages and operates... Read more

South Jersey salon reveals how to stay cool with the season’s hottest hair looks

Friday, July 31, 2015, 3:00 AM
I walked out the house this morning at 8 a.m. and was instantly met with foggy sunglasses and clammy skin. Not the makings of a good hair day. Heat waves call for easy, no-fuss hairstyles. Not knowing where to even start, I stopped by Suede Salon and Spa in Marlton, N.J., to learn how to pull together... Read more

Local designer, shop create Divine Lorraine capsule collection

Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 12:34 PM
Stretching into the Philadelphia skyline, dilapidated red-tinged sign and all, the Divine Lorraine is an eerily beautiful piece of Philadelphia's architectural history. But the physical building, says menswear designer Najeeb Sheikh, “is just the tip of the iceberg.” A Philadelphia native... Read more
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