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Archive: March, 2013

H&M to open in Upper Darby

Monday, March 18, 2013, 1:39 PM
Fast fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz announced Monday a new store opening at The Shops at 69th Street in Upper Darby as part of its Pennsylvania expansion plan. The store will offer collections for women and men, in addition to lingerie and accessories. The location will also carry childrenswear... Read more

Nicole Miller to be honored by Philadelphia University

Monday, March 18, 2013, 9:12 AM
New York-based designer Nicole Miller will receive the 2013 Spirit of Design Award at the Verizon Philadelphia University Evening of Innovation on April 27 at the Academy of Music. "She is an inspiration and role model for our students, who are the next generation of fashion designers" said Clara... Read more

Two Philadelphia boutiques join together to spotlight their British Influence

Thursday, March 14, 2013, 12:53 PM
Duke & Winston, Philadelphia’s British-inspired menswear clothing line and BUS STOP, the Philly shoe boutique carrying hard-to-find
 designer labels and styles from all over the world for both men and women, are coming together for a one night only royal fling to spotlight British-inspired... Read more

A complete list of the 2013 CFDA nominees

Thursday, March 14, 2013, 11:44 AM
The CFDA Awards are considered the American fashion industry's highest honor, something comparable to the Academy Awards in the realm of designers. On Thursday, the Council announced its 2013 nominees - a mix of established and up-and-coming designers including names like Marc Jacobs, Alexander Wang... Read more

First Lady Michelle Obama covers 'Vogue' for second time

Thursday, March 14, 2013, 10:01 AM
The long-awaited, much-anticipated Vogue April issue cover of Michelle Obama has landed. Elegantly poised and seated against a wooden table in a room with lime green walls, the first lady looks regal in a blue Reed Krakoff number paired with her signature bangs. Staying true to her mantra of nurturing... Read more

Burberry moves menswear shows from Milan to London

Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 4:26 PM
LONDON (AP) — Luxury fashion house Burberry says it is moving its menswear catwalk shows to London after showing them in Milan for more than a decade. The British brand, best known for its classic trench coats, already shows its biannual womenswear shows in London. The displays have been... Read more

Transition into spring with these 7 hair tips from local experts

Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 12:36 PM
March your mane out of winter with these top tips and trends predicted by local hair and styling experts. Debulk the bangs "Instead of your heavy winter bang, do a textured fringe," says Christopher Hill, a stylist at Headhouse Salon. Hello low bun "No more high sock buns," says Hill. Instead... Read more

Spring into two local boutiques

Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 10:51 AM
What's one way to spend a rainy day in the city? Head over to Rittenhouse Square and peruse Tselaine and Aoki. The two boutiques are currently transitioning into spring with new merchandise and sales on winter items, so now is the best time to stop by these local shops. Tselaine, the perfect gift... Read more

Longtime 'Vogue' Editor Anna Wintour fills the newest executive role at Condé Nast

Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 11:21 PM
The frosty fashion figure who inspired The Devil Wears Prada is staying put. Anna Wintour, longtime editor-in-chief of Vogue and editorial director of Teen Vogue, is adding another job to her long list of roles at Condé Nast after the company announced Tuesday evening that it's creating the... Read more

Michelle Obama to cover Vogue’s April Issue?

Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 2:40 PM
Legendary photographer Annie Leibovitz was spotted at the White House in early February, fueling speculation that Michelle Obama had yet another Vogue cover in the works. A Washington Post report confirmed the rumor Tuesday a la fashion columnist Robin Givhan: FLOTUS is wearing Reed Krakoff on the... Read more
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