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Archive: April, 2013

Weekend shopping picks (4/26): Suits and sidewalk sales

Thursday, April 25, 2013, 3:56 PM
Our weekend shopping picks. Read more

Stylish rainy day essentials found in Philly boutiques

Thursday, April 25, 2013, 11:44 AM
Spring is in the air, but don't ditch those jackets just yet. Springtime in Philly means one gorgeous day followed by a downpour of torrential rain. Just because the weather isn't cooperating doesn't mean your fashion sense should suffer. Here's a round-up of stylish rain gear found in local boutiques... Read more

Beyonce debuts 'Standing on the Sun' in new H&M commercial

Thursday, April 25, 2013, 10:36 AM
Watch bikini-clad Beyonce writhe on a remote beach, flaunt her vocal talents, and throw sand in the air as she dances to the tune of her newly-released single, "Standing in the Sun." The commercial, shot in the Bahamas by Jonas Akerlund, dropped Thursday as part of H&M's latest attempt to generate... Read more

The cutest collaboration of Spring 2013: DvF x GapKids and BabyGap

Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 10:44 AM
Calling all moms: Diane von Furstenberg's super cute, second capsule collection for GapKids and BabyGap drops this weekend. The designer's limited edition line, which was inspired by an African safari expedition, includes bright-colored rompers, patterned dresses, and African-inspired prints. The... Read more

People names its 2013 'Most Beautiful Woman'

Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 8:44 AM
All hail Gwyneth Paltrow, dubbed by People Magazine as the "World's Most Beautiful Woman for 2013." She may have been listed as "the most-hated celebrity" last week, but the 40-year-old star was announced Wednesday as the publication's top pick for its annual list of the "Most Beautiful." The actress... Read more

European menswear label SuitSupply to open in Rittenhouse Square

Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 4:35 PM
Expect more sharp-suited men across Center City. SuitSupply, a Netherlands-based menswear retailer which has already made its mark on cities like Milan, London, New York, is opening in Rittenhouse Square this Thursday, April 25. The two-story boutique will occupy the ground floor of The Lanesborough... Read more

Katy Perry parody made South Philly shop owner YouTube sensation

Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 4:04 PM
The Passyunk Post alerted me to the alter ego of Kelli Mandruk, owner of South Philly's new Hip & Thrifty women's boutique. Before Mandruk was selling chic, she was pretending to be Katy Perry in a video that garnered 43 million views since it was posted in 2010. My favorite part, for the record... Read more

Designer Reed Krakoff to leave Coach in 2014

Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 11:20 AM
Call it a designer divorce. After 16 years of leading and directing Coach, Reed Krakoff is leaving his post at the American leather goods company in June 2014. The designer told WWD in a piece published Tuesday that he wants to focus exclusively on his high-end, eponymous brand, which has quickly... Read more

Nike pulls 'Boston Massacre' shirts after Marathon bombing

Monday, April 22, 2013, 1:45 PM
Nike has pulled its T-shirts with the bloodied words "Boston Massacre" splattered in red, white and gray across navy fabric after last Monday's Marathon tragedy. A spokesman for the athletic wear company told ABC News the retailer has removed all "Boston Massacre" tees from its factory outlet stores... Read more

Designer John Galliano to teach at Parsons

Monday, April 22, 2013, 12:57 PM
Call him "Professor Galliano." Parsons confirmed Monday to the Associated Press and Lucky Magazine that John Galliano will be teaching a masters class at the New School of Design in New York City. The course is designed to instruct students on the "challenges and complications" of directing a fashion... Read more
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