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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 […]

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, […]

tiny purse trend
Life & Style

Get In On the Tiny Purse Trend With This Adorable Mini-Carryall

These days, style is denoted by one’s ability to be carefree — and what better way to display that latitude than by toting nothing but […]

polka dot outfit inspiration
Life & Style

8 Great Ways to Wear Polka Dots This Spring

The bold new incarnation (think sheer details, neutral tones, and oversize maximalist spots) of ’80s-staple polka dots steals the spotlight this spring. 1. Janessa Leone […]

Tiffany Arey
Life & Style

Meet the Main Line Milliner Whose Hats Are All the Rage at the Devon Horse Show

Milliner Tiffany Arey launched her eponymous business in 2014 on the Main Line. Now, her hats are fixtures at equestrian events from this May’s Devon […]

barre session
Be Well Philly

Barre Classes and Fancy Skincare Treatments Get This Fashion Consultant Through the Week

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money people invest in pursuit of a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For each Sweat Diary, […]

floral print dresses
Life & Style

Meet the Breezy Floral Dresses You’ll Want to Wear All Spring Long

Florals? For spring? We know: groundbreaking. But these aren’t the dainty pastel buds of your grandma’s tea towels. They’re in-your-face and unapologetic, blooming freely in […]

commuter backpack
Life & Style

The Stylish, Philly-Designed Laptop Backpack You’ll Carry With Pride

Lindsay Fiegleman, founder of Fishtown accessories brand Sticks + Stones, began to notice something about the men of Philly: More and more were paying attention […]

kim fraites dow
Life & Style

Girl Scouts Exec Kim E. Fraites-Dow’s Favorite Things

With business savvy and a stylish eye, Radnor resident Fraites-Dow has helped to build institutions like the Franklin Institute and the Philadelphia Orchestra. Now, she’s […]