This ankle-length summer staple is a perfect look for picnicking on summer's verdant grasses and sinking toes deep into hot, white sands.
After an intense day frolicking in the waves and sunning on the sands, it can be hard to make the transition from boardwalk-appropriate to bistro-chic.
Moore College of Art and Design's annual spring fashion show at the Barnes Foundation featured runway looks that dazzled with moody sophistication and wearable sparkle. The night's theme: "A Genre of Her Own: Mirroring Picasso."
Contemporary nail shapes are like math equations: Square + oval = squoval. Long + pointy = stiletto.
Philadelphia University student designers always are inspired by the unusually cool.
A dozen pairs of skinny trousers and jeans breathe easily next to a handful of tailored blazers in a compact closet tucked in Aubrie Costello's tiny bedroom.
Scoop-neck tanks with deep armholes. Maxi dresses with halter tops. Sheer blouses. Crisp, white button-down shirts. None of these pieces are - how do you say? - bra-friendly.
On a recent Thursday afternoon, Philadelphia dressmaker Michael Thomas was pinning navy rosettes on a midnight silk-and-tulle prom gown for Baldwin School senior Alex Brittingham.
During Coachella's inaugural weekend, Philadelphia millennial-about-town Ian Michael Crumm chilled with Kylie Jenner at her Paper Magazine-sponsored soiree.
Robb Armstrong reads from "Fearless: A Cartoonists Guide to Life."
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine St.
Let's face it, a basic man's suit - whether two-button and pin-striped or double-breasted and window pane - doesn't scream, "Fashion!"
Third in an occasional series documenting Drea Baldini's transformation over the next two years.
We like a man's shoes the same color as his belt. And when a lady's clutch is the same hue as her pumps, we know she's willing to go the extra style mile.
Elizabeth Wellington is the fashion columnist for The Philadelphia Inquirer. She covers celebrity style, pop-culture and the burgeoning local designer scene.