Fashion tech startup: Colabination

Starting a new business is intimidating for any new entrepreneur, let alone a new fashion designer. Colabination’s founder Scott Latham’s passion for fashion has allowed him to be close to the problem that new designers are facing today. He noted that “the relationship between designers and customers is underutilized in… Continued

Life and legacy of Oscar de la Renta

On Oct. 20, legendary Dominican designer Oscar de la Renta passed away at the age of 82. Based in the United States, the designer died after a battle with cancer at his estate in Kent, Connecticut. De la Renta was mostly known for bringing the worlds of high society and… Continued

DIY: Choker

Take one look around, and there is no denying that the ’90s are back! From the ever-popular crop top, jelly shoes and halter, a selective few of the decade old fads are making a big return to the fashion world. Based on a quick glimpse of my Etsy shopping cart,… Continued

DIY: Phone Case

When it comes to personalizing electronic gadgets, the clear phone case is my best friend. Not only because it is relatively inexpensive, but also because it is extremely versatile when it comes to easy and painless do-it-yourself projects. In this tutorial, we will be creating a pressed flower phone case.… Continued

In Her Bag

Rachael Freese, junior design and merchandising student, emptied out the contents of her purse for us to take a look inside at her daily essentials. Freese said that she wears a small, studded H&M bag because it fits more than just her wallet and “it’s over the shoulder, so it… Continued

Kendall Jenner: The new IT girl

When was the last time a reality television star ended up walking at a couture runway show in Paris? Kendall Jenner is the latest and possibly only example of this rare occasion. Many people may recognize Kendall as the second youngest sibling from one of America’s most famous families, the… Continued

Street style: Zhengyuan Bi

Zhengyuan Bi, television management graduate student Wearing: Urban Outfitters dress, H&M coat and belt, MIA boots  Q: What is your favorite fall transition piece in your closet? A: During the fall, it is very important to have some coats. You can add it [to] the dress, and find a nice… Continued

Store Profile: Styles inspired by MARC

A creative genius is impossible to stop. One of the most respected hair stylists known today, Marcus Williams, was raised from the most unlikely of places: the suburbs of Delaware County. Since he was a teenager, he has had an uncanny passion for cutting hair. At the early age of… Continued

Emily Goulet gives style advice at Club Monaco

“Sophisticated, timeless, and urban,” the three adjectives selected by Club Monaco’s store manager to describe the brand’s distinct style. Walnut Street shoppers enjoyed the ongoing fall fashion festivities Sept. 26 at the Club Monaco in Rittenhouse Square. In an event hosted by Emily Goulet of Philadelphia Magazine, customers had the… Continued

Fashion design students participate in national science competition

On Sept. 29, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology hosted its first Descience Fashion Competition, where designers and scientists worked together to produce a garment that best communicated recent advances in science. Among the 61 selected fashion designers, eight students and alumni from Drexel University competed in this competition. Students who participated… Continued