Wish you could easily earn money by selling your gently loved clothing and accessories? Don’t feel like taking photos of clothes yourself and uploading them to, say, an eBay account? Threadflip, a revolutionary website and mobile application, is changing the way people can resell clothes. Combining a website and app, users have the option to […]
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As fall temperatures set in, new stores and new styles are popping up just in time for new wardrobe additions. Whether shopping in Old City or on Rittenhouse Row, there is no denying that Philadelphia is a fashion hub. Old City shoppers should visit United By Blue’s new clothier and coffee shop at 144 N. […]
In her senior year of high school, Rachel Godwin Becker realized she could take her passion for sewing and turn it into a career. After receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts in fashion design with a minor in fashion marketing from the International Academy of Design in Tampa, Fla., and working in the bridal industry […]
Looking for a chic way to spice up your look for spring? Try incorporating one of Mona Gilbert’s signature pocket scarves into your wardrobe. The local designer’s scarves are perfect to layer on those breezy spring mornings, and with their unique look, you will be sure to stand out. Gilbert’s start as a designer stems […]
Hair and makeup expert turned fashion designer Erin Barr established herself in the beauty industry after graduating from the Aveda Institute in Minneapolis. Barr garnered an address book full of celebrity clients and worked on editorial shoots in New York City as a hair and makeup artist. Although she gained much success, Barr longed to […]
The bow tie dates back to the 17th century during the Prussian wars, when Croatian mercenaries used scarves to hold the openings of their shirts together. In the 18th and 19th centuries, the French upper classes used bow ties as a sign of the aristocracy and a fashion-forward royal court. Now, after a slight decline […]
Abstract prints might not be what you typically think about wearing when the holidays come around. Many people resort to wearing earthy tones or basic black in the winter. Why stick to the cold-weather palate of drab, dark colors? Former Drexel student turned fashion designer Marina Makaron is fresh off the runway of Mercedes-Benz Fashion […]
Collaboratively written by Ian Crumm and Devon Harman Hip hop artist and rapper Dev, along with opening acts DJ Sliink and Dirty South Joe, performed Nov. 3 at the Daskalakis Athletic Center to rally students for the upcoming basketball season at Midnight Madness. The DAC Pack led the production of Midnight Madness. DJ Sliink and […]
Ellen Staurowsky, a Drexel University professor, launched a website Oct. 11 that compiles the work of scholars and activists around the country on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues in sports. Staurowsky, a professor in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies, spearheaded “LGBT Issues in Sport: Theory to Practice,” but the network includes contributions from […]
Students and administrators gathered Oct. 3 in the Intercultural Center for “#SHAFTED,” an event centered around discussion about Drexel’s campus community and students’ involvement with University decisions. A flyer used to advertise the event read, “Tired of seeing your friends leave Drexel? Sick of unpaid CO-OPS and tuition increases? Want a real say in how […]
A team of researchers lead by Akhil Vaidya at Drexel University’s College of Medicine was recently awarded a $2 million grant to continue malaria research, as announced Feb. 23 in a University press release. About 40 percent of the human population is at risk of being infected with malaria parasites. Vaidya and his colleagues are […]
Three Philadelphia professors, including Ralph Walkling and Jie Cai from Drexel University, won an award Nov. 16 for their research about the impact of social ties on financial investments. Walkling, the Stratakis Chair in Corporate Governance and Accountability, and Cai, professor of finance, worked with Lehigh University’s Ke Yang to investigate the social networks between […]
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