Friday, July 11, 2014
Inquirer Daily News


NEW YORK (AP) - Modeling agency founder Eileen Ford, who shaped a generation's standards of beauty as she built an empire and launched the careers of Candice Bergen, Lauren Hutton, Christie Brinkley and countless others, has died.
If it looks as if fashion and pop culture have been mooning you as of late, you're right. Beyoncé is sporting a buttock-baring onesie on her "On the Run" tour. Entire bridal parties are flashing their fancy fannies on your Twitter and Facebook feeds.
Most people have to drive to the store when they run out of hand soap and lotion. For Traci Nachtrab of Lucky 3 Farm in Louisburg, N.C., that is not the case. Her soaps and lotions, whipped up in her kitchen using her personalized recipes, come from the cows and pigs that she raises with her husband, Calvin, and daughter, Rachel, on their pastures.
PARIS (AP) - They're a couple rarely seen in public, together only since February.
At the door of Sam Hubler’s home, half of which is the Ikire Jones work studio, stands Naima, Ikire Jones designer and founder Walé Oyéjidé’s 20-month-old daughter. She’s somewhat of a mascot for the company and is there every day, Oyéjidé says
PARIS (AP) - Fashion is the playground for the rich and famous.
In the same week the European Court of Human Rights upheld France’s ban on burqas and niqabs, full body coverings and face veils worn by Muslim women, DKNY released their ‘Ramadan collection.’
Jess Dempsey, the fashion blogger behind the blog What Would Karl Do, has linked with jeweler Claire Aristides and accessory shop The Dark Horse to create a capsule collection of made-to-order baby jewelry.
For the latest edition of Office Style, we visited the employees of Comcast SportsNet in their offices at the Wells Fargo Center in South Philadelphia to see how the work they do reflects their individual style.
With dramatic and unconventional ball gowns, high splits and trend setting—if not bizarre—designs, Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week began Sunday July 6 and will continue through the week.
What's smaller than an XXS? J. Crew now has an answer. The retailer this week introduced the XXXS, or 000 to its stores. A spokesperson for the company defended the controversial product, telling, “We are simply addressing the demand coming from Asia for smaller sizes than what we had carried. Our sizes typically run big and the Asia market tends to run small ... To further put into perspective, these sizes add up to the smallest possible percentage of our overall sizing assortment.” Pants in a size 000 will be tailored for women with a 23" waist.