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getting dressed
Life & Style

Spending a Year Getting Dressed for No One Taught Me How to Really Dress for Myself

If you’d asked me a few years ago who I got ready for each morning, I would have quickly — perhaps even defiantly — answered: […]

wearable art
Life & Style

Philly Designers Are Leading the Wearable Art Trend That’s All Over Fashion Right Now

Fashion right now is fully embracing the DIY aesthetic, and Philly just might be ground zero for the movement. With a roster of exciting design […]

uggs
Life & Style

The Enduring Appeal of Uggs

Crocs, mom jeans, windbreakers, sandals with socks: If you keep up with trends, you know it’s cool to be uncool these days. I’ve long held […]

lobo mau
Life & Style

Meet the Siblings Behind Lobo Mau, the Philly Apparel Line Mixing High Comfort and Bold Fashion

Nicole and Jordan Haddad — sibling owners of local apparel line Lobo Mau — chat sustainability, growth, and running a store during a pandemic. How […]

quarantine style
Life & Style

What 14 Creative Philadelphians Wore During Quarantine

How does Philly’s creative class hole up? With swagger, obviously. We asked artists, restaurant owners, stylists and more to document their quarantine style through self-portraits. […]

City Life

After Coronavirus, Will We Ever Go Back to Wearing “Work Clothes”?

I’ve always had a thing for uniforms. I liked the way they staked out identities even way back in middle school: I’m on the field […]

70s fashion inspiration
Life & Style

All the ’70s Fashion Inspiration You Need for Spring

First, it made a comeback in our restaurants (see: Bud & Marilyn’s, Irwin’s, Louie Louie). Now it’s making a comeback in our closets. The laid-back […]

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Things to Do

Wonderspaces Isn’t Another Pop-Up “Experience.” That’s a Good Thing

“Experiential” art installations aren’t a new concept. A few of their hallmarks: long lines, poppy color schemes, themes evoking nostalgia and happiness (Ice cream! Candy! […]

simitri designs
Life & Style

The Center City Designer Behind a Cool Line of Hand-Embroidered Bags

What I Make: “Hand-embroidered bags and purses. We use sequins, beads, metals, and fabrics made with heritage Indian techniques like Kalamkari block-printing and Kutch embroidery. I […]

Life & Style

The New Wave of Power Dressing Is Actually Incredibly Feminine

From Capitol Hill to Hollywood, femininity has never felt more like a force to be reckoned with — and designers have taken note. With voluminous […]

Business

I Love My Job: This Philly Designer Quit Her Job to Launch This Popular Clothing Brand

The African inspired clothing line D’IYANU is known for its daring prints, trendy silhouettes, and vibrant aesthetic. In just five years, founder and CEO Adesola […]

big scrunchies
Life & Style

These Oversized Scrunchies Take the Trend to the Next Level

Scrunchies, the once-ridiculed fashion accessories that became synonymous with bad ’80s workout videos, have turned up on Balenciaga and Mansur Gavriel runways. But this maximalist […]

Business

Meet the 13-Year-Old CEO Taking Over Philly’s Fashion Scene

What were you doing when you were 13? If you were like me, you were playing Xbox and trying to be the best NFL Madden […]

lovello elizabeth
Life & Style

The South Philly Designer Making Badass Jumpsuits and ’90s-Style Streetwear

South Philly native Alnika Lovello launched Lovello Elizabeth, her line of ’90s-evoking, pulled-together streetwear, in 2014. Now, she has 58K Insta followers and can’t stock […]

eddie ross Jaithan Kochar
Life & Style

What Maximalist Studios’ Jaithan Kochar and Eddie Ross Can’t Live Without

Wayne residents Jaithan Kochar and Eddie Ross are design whizzes and co-owners of Maximalist Studios, an impressive new creative and events space in Norristown. Here, […]