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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.
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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.

Black History Month

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.
Black History Month

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.

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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State of the Union’s white-wearing congresswomen reminded me of the church-going black women in my family | Elizabeth Wellington

The strength of these politicos reminded me of the faithful women who have stood together for decades in rock solid dignity in black churches all over the world on Sunday mornings.

Opinion

She’s got classic rock on the soundtrack and classic chic on the racks of her Haddonfield consignment shop

After hitting 40, Denise Jonasz changed careers and opened a consignment shop, Pure Couture, in Haddonfield. More than a dozen years later, the shop is an oasis for those looking to find something different.

Buying winter clothes should be an investment

Fashionistas, tailors, and cobblers on which pieces you should splurge on and how to keep them in tip-top shape.

Cold-weather tips to moisturize your skin and care for your hair, nails | Elizabeth Wellington

These winter beauty tips will keep you from feeling scaly when the mercury dips too far south.

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This Haddonfield store is turning into a fashion mecca ― yes, we said Haddonfield | Elizabeth Wellington

More local designers have taken to small batch manufacturing into their own Philadelphia-based boutiques. I’m finding that industrial cutting tables, like the one that takes up a chunk of space at National Picnic, and straight stitch sewing machines are as common in start-up boutiques as...

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At this South Street sanctuary, black hair is loved and respected | Elizabeth Wellington

Marsh + Mane offers black women (and men) a peaceful place to go for self-care

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Tory Burch’s nieces have a collection of cool handbags that won’t break the millennial wallet | Elizabeth Wellington

Neely and Chloe Burch say their handbags should be more about the girls who carry them than the girls who design them.

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Armstrong & Wilson’s holiday pocket-square collab is a harbinger of the design duo’s happy new year | Elizabeth Wellington

The holiday collaboration with Men’s Style Pro blogger and creative consultant Sabir M. Peele launched this month.

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