Articles by Mary Elizabeth Hoffman
Feb. 12, 2016
Often in life the sensitization to people’s struggles brings to mind ideas to help them with these struggles. But seldom do we act on these ideas. Jeff Steitz and Ryan Westberg, founders of Serengetee, are of the latter kind — the ones who take that leap for humanity. Steitz and Westberg met on a semester at sea one summer during their junior year of college. At every stop the boys made, they explored markets and cities and were enchanted by the culture and people that they encountered. Steitz and Westberg noticed all the different fabrics that every place had, whether it be Asia, Africa or Central America. They realized that they wanted to use the fabrics they had seen in all of the countries they visited and wanted to create something that would benefit not only them, but others too.
Jan. 22, 2016
Three Up and coming designers you need to know
The fashion industry is an ever-changing business. As supermodel Heidi Klum said, “One day you’re in and the next you’re out.” With designers such as Raf Simons leaving Christian Dior and Alber Elbaz leaving Lanvin, nobody’s quite sure what’s to come next. Luckily, new designers such as Beaufille, Koonhor and Edit are paving their way in the industry one design at a time.
Dec. 4, 2015
Street style: Ignacio de Socarraz-Novoa
The Triangle: Since moving from Miami to Philadelphia, do you think your style has changed?
Nov. 6, 2015