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Archive: April, 2013

The upper arm plastic surgery rate has increased over 4,000 percent since 2000

Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 2:04 PM
That loose, flabby jiggle beneath our arms, sometimes affectionately referred to as "chicken wings," "bingo wings" and "yoo hoos" (the latter which evokes images of people flailing their arms above their heads as they yell the phrase), has become an increasingly targeted spot requested by patients... Read more

The 6 hottest nail salons in Philly

Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 12:06 PM
When you're feeling a bit down and need a quick pick-me-up, nothing does the trick better than getting a fresh set of nails. Perfectly polished paws are always in, and there are a endless ways to make your nails match your unique personality! The process of "getting your nails done" has been around... Read more

Study reveals women like men with heavy stubble

Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 11:16 AM
Clean-shaven or bearded? A new study may put this debate, though largely a matter of personal preference, to rest. A fascinating report released in the May issue of academic journal Evolution and Human Behavior says stubble, despite its itchiness, is worth the discomfort. In fact, men were found most... Read more

Photo: Martha Stewart as a model

Monday, April 29, 2013, 2:57 PM
Well before she became a magnate and match.com candidate, Martha Stewart was a model. The entrepreneur and DIY-queen, who started modeling at the age of 13, continued posing her way through Barnard College. "I wasn't the cover girl," Stewart told Parade in a recent interview. "I wasn't Suzy Parker... Read more

Arcadia Boutique in Rittenhouse Square is closing

Monday, April 29, 2013, 2:25 PM
Arcadia Boutique in Rittenhouse Square is closing. But fans of the beloved, independent apparel boutique have nothing to fear: The Northern Liberties location (819 N. 2nd Street) will remain open. In fact, it's expanding. Owner Ali McCloud announced Monday she is starting a new collaboration this... Read more

Why did Nicolas Ghesquiere leave Balenciaga?

Monday, April 29, 2013, 11:51 AM
In an exclusive interview excerpt obtained by the Business of Fashion from System Magazine, designer Nicolas Ghesquiere has a few scathing remarks regarding his former employer, Balenciaga, and the fashion house's business model. "I started to become unhappy when I realised that there was no esteem... Read more

Upscale designer boutique Saches to open in Delaware Valley

Monday, April 29, 2013, 10:25 AM
Chadds Ford has its beloved, eponymous winery, but a new boutique could make the quiet town in the Brandywine Valley a destination for those who seek sleek womenswear. Saches Boutique, a new contemporary and high-end shop located along Route 202 in Delaware County, will open May 11. Housed in what... Read more

13 stylish Mother's Day gift ideas

Friday, April 26, 2013, 3:10 PM
Impress mom with these stylish, personalized gift ideas found at local boutiques for Mother's Day. Read more

Victoria's Secret responds to former model's claims that she felt like a 'piece of meat'

Friday, April 26, 2013, 9:59 AM
She won Victoria’s Secret first and only national model search in 2009. Since then, Kylie Bisutti, unlike other Victoria’s Secret models, remained out of the tabloids - until Wednesday. In a provocative book excerpt published in the Post this week, the 23-year-old model dished why she... Read more
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