As the temperature drastically drops, the only way to survive is to bundle up. However, that doesn’t mean dressing up like you are in a circus. Instead, invest in a fashionable and functional winter coat. The perfect coat is one that can be thrown on and look stylish regardless of what you are wearing underneath. […]
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The holidays can be a stressful time for the typical college student. Of course, you want to shower your friends and family with gifts, but you want to do so without sacrificing your entire bank account. That is why they invented Black Friday. The deals this year are going to be bigger than ever. Don’t […]
In collaboration with Courtney Denton Diana Gasiewski, junior education major Wearing: Anthropologie top and skirt, Kenneth Cole booties Q: Who or what inspires your sense of style? A: A little Grace Kelly, a little Twiggy, a little Stevie Nicks, and a whole lot of me. I tend to follow my gut more than anything else, […]
In collaboration with Courtney Denton Jobs in the fashion industry turn faster than knit leggings at H&M. Over the past two years, onlookers and insiders alike have witnessed a series of monumental changes as several familiar faces have taken — or given up — the reins at some of the world’s most esteemed design houses. […]
Our generation tends to want all the fun without any of the commitment. While this usually has less-than-desirable consequences, on rare occasions we can get away scot-free. This is why we are obsessed with ear cuffs. As low-maintenance, simple jewelry pieces, they can add edge to your outfit without the permanence of an actual piercing. […]
Duross & Langel started out with three shower gels, one moisturizer and a handful of soaps. On this particular Monday morning, Steve Duross was skillfully chopping a large brick of coconut oil base for his store’s soap. These smaller chunks were then transferred to a tall pot where they were melted down; mixed with essential […]
Many designers have collaborated with H&M in the past, including Lanvin, Matthew Williamson, Maison Martin Margiela, Versace and Karl Lagerfeld. The latest visionary to partner with the Swedish fast-fashion company is French designer Isabel Marant. Known for her effortlessly chic, bohemian, Parisian-cool style, Marant’s ready-to-wear collections often speak to many women due to her wearable, […]
The broke college student is a breed that runs rampant in University City. They can often be found rummaging through thrift stores or scouring the sales rack of even the most reasonably priced retail establishments. Where do they go when they’re tired of settling for secondhand goods? Here’s a breakdown of some of the most […]
On the corner of North 3rd and Cherry streets, across a cobblestone alleyway and housed in an old art gallery, is where you will find the quaint Old City boutique Lost + Found. Lost + Found was founded in 2004 by Sandy and Jenny Martin. Before they opened their current business, the mother-and-daughter duo operated […]
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 […]
In collaboration with Courtney Denton Ayanna Harris, senior in Digital Media Wearing:Forever 21 jacket, Papaya Clothing pants, Wet Seal boots, DSW bag Who or what do you look to for style inspiration? I find myself following the styles of dancers (things that are easy to move in). I also find inspiration from ‘90s hip-hop […]
In popular culture, the celebrity and fashion stylist has become as influential and well known as the A-list movie stars and name-brand clientele that employ them. From Rachel Zoe to celebrity favorite Petra Flannery, the newfound spotlight on stylists has inspired a new generation of young people to pursue the highly creative career. While it […]
What is bolder and takes less effort to make than a statement necklace? This essential piece can dress up any simple outfit and add the perfect amount of personalization. With just a few statement necklaces, you can bring new life into your closet without breaking a sweat, or more importantly, breaking the bank. Taking this […]
Fashions of the jazz age took center stage at Drexel’s first Fashion Friday Seminar, hosted Oct. 25 by curator Clare Sauro at the Drexel Historic Costume Collection. More than a dozen alumni, students and benefactors of the collection were in attendance. The all-day seminar focused on 1920s fashion and consisted of an informational lecture followed […]
Adesola Onitiri, third-year junior in communication Wearing: Gap top, H&M skirt, thrifted belt, Born shoes, Michael Kors jacket What piece in your wardrobe do you wear the most? I probably wear my denim jacket the most. It was my dad’s, before I tricked it out with all of my band and feminist pins. It also […]
Taking a page from Phillip Lim 3.1, which has arguably produced some of the most sought-after accessories of the year, we have reinterpreted the leather tassel key chain to fit seamlessly into both your wardrobe and your budget. You will need: (faux) leather or suede super glue large jump ring scissors pencil ruler […]
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. […]
Summer is quickly changing to fall, which means it is time to change up your shoe selections. Christian Louboutin once said, “Shoes transform your body, language and attitude. They lift you physically and emotionally.” Keeping his words in mind, it is time to kiss the flip-flops and strappy sandals goodbye until next summer. This fall, […]
With the school year underway and exams already coming up, you might not realize that Halloween is just around the corner. As college students, finding an original costume that hasn’t been overused is nearly impossible; Halloween just isn’t as simple as it was in elementary school. Whether you are going out or staying in, here […]
Upon entering the offices on the second floor of the Duke & Winston showroom, I was eagerly greeted by an English bulldog whom I recognized as none other than the Duke himself. Founder Seun Olubodun was kind enough to sit down with me and tell the story behind his Philadelphia-based casual clothing line as well as […]
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