Saturday, February 13, 2016

Willow Smith signs modeling deal with The Society

Thursday, October 1, 2015, 2:22 PM
Willow Smith is joining Kendall Jenner in the superstar-kids-turned-models brigade. The Society Management, the modeling agency that also represents Jenner and Victoria’s Secret model Adriana Lima, announced via social media that they’d signed 14-year-old Willow to their team. Daughter... Read more

5 reasons why ‘Empire’ star Cookie is winning the hair game

Friday, September 25, 2015, 3:00 AM
I just got finished watching the Season 2 premier of Fox’s hit show, “Empire” and the first episode didn’t disappoint—I was amused (Boo Boo Kitty popping it for Marisa Tomei), surprised (Chris Rock as Frank Gathers?), and engaged (who is this new Jamal?). Outside of the... Read more

Emmy Awards' 2015 best dressed

Monday, September 21, 2015, 11:01 AM
Sunday night’s 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards was a historic occasion, with actress Viola Davis becoming the first black woman to receive an Emmy for best actress in a drama. Despite the newer, successful streaming media such as Netflix, HBO still dominated the awards with big wins for “Veep”... Read more

The 5 best beauty looks from NYFW for Spring 2016

Friday, September 18, 2015, 3:00 AM
As New York Fashion Week wraps up showcasing some of the best clothing designs for Spring/Summer 2016, the beauty looks were equally as impressive. The reoccurring feel going down the runways was casual beauty with an emphasis on youthfulness and simplicity. Here were the best beauty trends to come... Read more

Olney native makes safe sex easier with condom-holding briefs

Thursday, September 17, 2015, 3:36 PM
Bernard Buie created a product designed to protect men — and women — during the heat of the moment. SOS Life Saver Boxer Briefs by Bernard Buie are unisex underwear, though, the designer admits that are tailored to the minority male, with one small addition: a pocket just big enough to... Read more

A line around the block for a look inside the Divine Lorraine & fashion capsule collection

Thursday, September 17, 2015, 11:29 AM
Outside, a dense line of people wait, stand, and move only a few yards per hour. The guards at the door are exclusively allowing 30 to 50 folks in at a time to see the lobby of Philadelphia’s hauntingly beautiful, 10-story mystery: the Divine Lorraine. ( Serge Levin / Philly.com ) Wednesday... Read more

Cult Classic's Black Like Water event melds fashion, art and injustice

Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 3:46 PM
Cult Classic Goods is a local lifestyle brand that aims to “tell the stories of underground creativity through bold events, fashion and journalism.” The brand, which melds music, fashion and art, hopes to do just that on Friday, Sept. 18 when they hold their Black Like Water Official Release... Read more

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
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