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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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. […]
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 […]
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, […]
Today everyone and everything is going mobile. From food truck vendors to apps that call a cab for you, services are coming to you, the customer. Always quick to follow a hot trend when they see it, Abby Kessler and Katie Loftus of popular Old City boutique Smak Parlour are taking their hit store on […]
Victoria Sibalich Design & merchandising, junior Wearing: Forever 21 dress, Jellypop sandals from DSW, and PINK by Victoria’s Secret bag Q: Who or what most inspires your personal style? A: I draw most of my style inspiration from the trends around me. I wish I could just say one designer or specific person, but really […]
Little Black Bag is a fashion e-commerce website that is more of a fashion experience than the traditional online company. Inspired by the Japanese shopping trend known as fukubukuro, or “lucky bag sale,” CEO Dan Murillo designed a site where shoppers buy one item and receive up to three mystery items that are revealed at […]
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 […]
Summer is just around the corner, and that means that grand adventures and travels are awaiting you! To make the most of this season, many students like me are going to study abroad. But before you jet away to your destination, you have to prepare a suitcase with the essentials. Specific for traveling throughout Europe, […]
Design and merchandising sophomore Julia Pacitti empties her everyday tote bag to show us the essentials and fun products she carries around with her: Bag, Fossil: sturdy, water resistant and has plenty of pockets, perfect for toting things around campus Sequined laptop sleeve, Urban Outfitters: a gift from her roommates last year for her birthday, […]
Ken Downing, senior vice president and fashion director for Neiman Marcus, was honored May 1 as the second annual recipient of the Westphal Award from the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design. The award recognizes not only the recipient’s leadership and creative success but also the recipient’s ability to inspire and nurture the […]
Deborah Riley Draper, film writer and producer of the fashion documentary “Versailles ‘73: American Runway Revolution,” presented at the URBN Annex April 18 about a major change in the fashion industry that happened overnight. Pat Cleveland, a supermodel and runway legend who walked in the runway show in 1973, joined Draper in a question-and-answer session […]
Christopher Palu, a finalist on Season 10 of “Project Runway,” visited Drexel March 7 to discuss his experiences in the fashion industry and his personal life in Ruth Auditorium of Nesbitt Hall. Before Palu landed a spot on “Project Runway,” he experienced a series of ups and downs in the fashion world. He joked about […]
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 […]
With fashion capitals ranging from London to Sao Paulo, Brazil, it is clear that American fashion is influenced by styles from around the world. Even just from walking around on campus, one can find a unique mix of fashion inspired by global trends. Representing over 100 different countries, many Drexel students use style to reflect […]
For as long as I can remember, fashion has always been part of my life. There was never an ounce of doubt or question as to what I would like to study in college, and Drexel sat at the top of my list because of its unique design and merchandising program. Currently a sophomore in […]
Peter Rampulla Finance and entrepreneurship, Pre-Junior Q: Who inspires your style? A: I’m a very big Thom Browne fan, and if anything else, I really like Yves Saint Laurent, but when he mainly worked for Christian Dior, not his own line in particular. And I like a lot of Jil Sander’s stuff. Q: What do you […]
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 […]
Detachable Collar Fall is all about layering but not about the bulk. Here is a quick and easy way to recycle an unused button-up and transform it into a chic detachable collar. If you don’t have one of your own, find a cheap collared shirt at a thrift store. Once completed, pair this collar with […]
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