Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Divine Lorraine collection pop-up to be held in hotel's lobby

Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 12:28 PM
Folks from all over the country went insane in July when menswear designer Najeeb Sheikh and shop owner Brian Nadav launched a Divine Lorraine hotel-inspired apparel, accessory and houseware collection at Nadav’s Lapstone & Hammer. The response was so overwhelming, nearly every item in the... Read more

From S. Philly to Christian Dior, a Q&A with Bil Donovan

Monday, September 14, 2015, 2:21 PM
As New York Fashion Week reaches its climax, the ubiquitous weeklong display of seasonal style has strong Philadelphia ties. Fashion illustrator Bil Donovan hails from South Philly and now holds a position as the first artist-in-residence for Christian Dior, where he creates illustrations for the company’s... Read more

10 totally weird but useful beauty hacks

Monday, September 14, 2015, 11:06 AM
- Monistat Chafing-Relief Powder-Gel as a makeup primer – A quick glance of the ingredients in a tube of Monistat Chafing Gel reveal that the main ingredient, dimethicone, is identical to what is found in many high-end makeup primers. - Toilet seat cover as an oil blotting paper –... Read more

Made in America 2015 beauty essentials

Friday, September 4, 2015, 3:00 AM
My first post for was covering the Made in America 2014 festival beauty, and not a lot has changed from last year when it comes to priming for this two-day outdoor music event. The braids have gotten smaller and the hair more vibrant, but festival beauty is all about having fun, being whimsical... Read more

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
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