It's the shade of sweet pea, flushed ebony cheeks, or the deep pink swirl in a psychedelic pattern. However you describe the hue, the world's leading color experts have labeled "radiant orchid" the 2014 color of the year. Time to step aside, last year's emerald green.
Just in time for holiday shopping, Oxford Valley Mall is excited to announce the opening of their new H&M store.
Maybe it started with the hipsters’ co-opting of flannel shirts, but over the past few years, there’s been a big movement where city dwellers...
It’s not all new babies, confederate flags, and Warhol paintings in Yeezus Land—there’s shoes, too. West has officially inked a deal with Adidas for a shoe line, prompting a self-promotion to the "Tupac of product.” Some things just never change.
As shoppers begin to grasp the reality that making apparel in America - or better yet, in their hometowns - is not just a matter of style but also a way to build local economies, the news of SA VA's demise is just plain bad.
Mix it up. The ultimate gift for the music groupie who has maxed out on Garage Band: a master class in the art and physics of recording and mixing music at the internationally famous Miner Street Recordings in Philadelphia's Kensington section, where the
House concert. If you know a music lover who'd be thrilled to have the house throbbing with great acoustic jazz, why not hire Stringzville, a Hopewell, N.J.-based 5-piece acoustic band, for a house concert? Two guitars, mandolin, fiddle, and bass. They sp
Adopt a Fence/Sponsor a Shag. That's the name of a great community-minded art project by local artist Kathryn Pannepacker. With your donation of any amount, she creates colorful textile artworks ("shags") to grace sections of chain-link fence around neglected lots in the city. It's a win/win for artist, community, and you, the patron. She also makes individual hand-hooked pieces for sale, like the Sun/Star series. To buy (and to learn more): kpannepacker.com.
Lust for learning - and love. Brilliant Alma Whittaker, 19th-century Philadelphia heiress and scientist, finds that her study of botany isn't enough to fulfill her deepest longings in The Signature of All Things (Viking), memoirist Elizabeth Gilbert's return to fiction. Enter artist Ambrose Pike to awaken passion. To buy: $28.95 at local bookstores or online.
A Circle of L's. Longwood Gardens' logo, a circle of scripted L's evoking a flower, an aperture, the sun, or even the gardens' beautiful wrought iron, has been re-created in this elegant pendant and other pieces in the Rosette Jewelry Collection. Crafted
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