Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Inquirer Daily News


Inside his sunlit Lansdowne apartment studio space, Sam Hubler, the sole tailor for menswear company Ikiré Jones, spends painstaking hours on boldly printed jackets. The brand, founded by Philadelphia lawyer-turned-designer Walé Oyéjidé, is known for its unique, handcrafted jackets in African-inspired prints.
PhillyDeals: Bootmaker Timberland "has leased 5,800 sq. ft. for its Philadelphia flagship store, which it plans to have open by the fall," Steve Gartner of Metro Commercial Real Estate Inc. tells me in a note this afternoon.
Primark, the British retail store involved in an apparent slave-labor hoax earlier this summer, is back in the spotlight after receiving negative feedback about their new mannequins.
NEW YORK (AP) - As a transgender woman who began her transition about a year ago, Kylie Jack is still figuring out her fashion style, but she wanted one thing right away: well-fitting bras.
Boys can wear bracelets, too.
NEW YORK (AP) - New York really is "the naked city."
With the right combination of style and function, getting your dream closet is possible.
David Lynch isn’t the only one in the entertainment industry making bras. Yesterday morning, Britney Spears announced she, too, would be making the foray into women’s wear with a new lingerie line called The Intimate Britney Spears.
Colleen Brown is the first ever woman to be named to the board of embattled retail clothier American Apparel.
The six-day climb necessary to scale Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak, is no walk in the park but one climber, writer Rima Suqi, made it a walk in stilettos.
Her new boutique on Chestnut Street branches out from women's wear with lifestyle products that fit her aesthetic.
The clothing you'll find in Joan Shepp's new Chestnut Street boutique stays true to her aesthetic: a heavily curated collection of designer women's wear that is dark in hue, architectural in silhouette, and of course, edgy.
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