Meet Philly’s random actors of niceness

Christian Crosby and Ashley Kane are making kindness cool with a booming social media platform and an apparel line supported by the Sixers Innovation Lab.

Meet Philly’s random actors of niceness

Christian Crosby and Ashley Kane are making kindness cool with a booming social media platform and an apparel line supported by the Sixers Innovation Lab.

What’s the future of Philadelphia fashion? | Elizabeth Wellington

How is the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator evolving to teach their students how to compete in the modern fashion market?

What’s the future of Philadelphia fashion? | Elizabeth Wellington

How is the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator evolving to teach their students how to compete in the modern fashion market?
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Zara closes in Philly's best shopping district

While the fast fashion retailer had been performing "extremely well" in its location, it wanted to expand and couldn't be accommodated.

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Anthropologie launches a plus-size collection in stores | Elizabeth Wellington

Larissa Larson works at Anthropologie, the Philadelphia-based retailer, but couldn't wear the clothes. Until now.

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Spiritual Gangster taps Philadelphia street artist for heartfelt design on its inspirational yogi wear | Elizabeth Wellington

The University of the Arts grad has teamed up with the yoga inspired company for a new line of Ts and hoodies.

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Billy Porter’s fabulous red carpet gown says nothing about any lack of masculinity. Deal with it. | Elizabeth Wellington

Porter was clearly the gender bending belle of the ball on every red carpet this award’s season. But he was by no means the only one who challenged longheld gender norms. He, as a black man, just did it in the most bold extravagant way.

Luxury shoe designer Stuart Weitzman is the new namesake of University of Pennsylvania’s design school

This donation reflects Weitzman’s ongoing contributions to the school and will allow the design program to offer more financial aid to prospective students, said Frederick Steiner, the design school’s dean.

Dolce&Gabbana make encyclopedic review of artisanal heritage

Dolce & Gabbana gave the fashion world an encyclopedic review of their artisanal credentials with an expansive show of more than 100 looks

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He revived Chanel, he made Fendi fun, but we’ll always remember design legend Karl Lagerfeld for that ponytail | Elizabeth Wellington

We won't remember him for a color or a silhouette. We will remember Lagerfeld for being all that is Karl.

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All this blackface makes me want to cancel high fashion | Elizabeth Wellington

It’s time, good people — who have been dissed by fashion for being too black, too pale, too fat, too skinny, too this, and too that — to stop investing in brands that don’t care about us.

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Philadelphia designer makes red carpet debut at the Grammys with Tierra Whack’s Technicolor showstopper | Elizabeth Wellington

Nancy Volpe Beringer, a 64-year-old educator turned emerging couturier, graduated from Drexel University in 2016 with a masters of science in fashion design with a signature that’s definitely more art of fashion rather than off-the-rack.

Germantown menswear boutique is a treasure trove of vintage selections

Black style has been influential in popular fashion as seen with zoot suits during the jazz age and hip-hop inspired streetwear. Vintage boutique owner Erik Honesty’s appreciation for the black man’s role in fashion history is shown through his taste for vintage clothing.

From Gucci to Prada, fashion fails evoke racist imagery

Gucci has apologized for a wool sweater after complaints that it resembled blackface makeup and said the item had been pulled from its online and physical stores.

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