CFDA announces winners

The Council of Fashion Designers of America hosted its 13th annual Fashion Awards ceremony at the Alice Tully Hall at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts June 2. The winners this year included Joseph Altuzarra for his brand Altuzarra, Maxwell Osborne and Dao-Yi Chow for Public School, and Mary-Kate… Continued

DIY Flowers in a jar

As summer is in full swing, bring some color into your apartment with our quick do-it-yourself flower jar.   Inspired by Taylor Tomasi Hill’s recently founded floral arrangement company, TTHBlooms, this hassle-free DIY embraces the summer season by bringing life into your space. Before launching her company, Tomasi Hill worked… Continued

Street Style

  Martin Leichter, junior, psychology and creative writing Wearing: CommonWealth Proper shirt, 20Jeans pants, Cole Haan shoes, Tissot watch Q: What is something interesting about you? A: One time I went to a [leper] colony; that was pretty crazy. It was off of the Amazon River in Colombia. It was… Continued

Store Profile: Philly Aids Thrift

  Where else can you find Mr. Rogers on vinyl, sky blue corduroy skinny jeans, a vintage first aid manual, a Star Wars chess set and help for those diagnosed with AIDS in one location? All can be found at Philly AIDS Thrift, the quirky result of four Philadelphians’ passion… Continued

CEO of Macy’s Receives Annual Westphal Award

The CEO of Macy’s Terry Lundgren visited Drexel¬ May 28 l as the 2014 Design & Merchandising Distinguished Speaker. Lundgren was awarded with the third annual Westphal Award from Drexel’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design. The award is given to a distinguished, successful and philanthropic individual in… Continued

Store Profile: Moon + Arrow

  While the April 2013 fire on Fabric Row had dire consequences for some, Chelsea Pearce of Moon + Arrow sees her situation as a relatively positive one.  After being shut down entirely for two months, Pearce and her team focused their efforts on rebuilding the storefront and preparing the… Continued

Dom Streater Pop Up

K nit Wit hosted a pop-up shop of Dom Streater’s newest collection for the spring 2014 season April 29 in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia native and winner of Project Runway’s 12th season has been working in the city to develop her latest collection following her recent win. Dubbed the “new mod”… Continued

Double Denim DIY

Metallic Tuxedo Stripe Cutoffs I’m a sucker for anything high-waisted, so when I found these high-rise Gap shorts, I knew I had found the perfect pair to modify. Because these were originally shorts rather than full-length jeans, I started by cutting off the finished hem. Next, I used two strips… Continued

Street Style

Xiwen Miao | Finance & Accounting | Sophomore Wearing: Just Something camouflage shirt, shorts from boutique in Hong Kong, Now leather boots and Urban Outfitters sunglasses  Q. How would you describe your personal style? A. My personal style is simple yet comfortable. I tend to wear a lot of black:… Continued

Pack This, Not That: Music Festivals

As the sun comes out, the season of music festivals finally begins. We sifted through all our flower crowns, fringe and neon tutus to bring you a concise report on concert essentials. Prepare yourself with this smart list of what to and not to bring to your next outdoor concert.… Continued