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Philly Designer King Saladeen on His Comet-Like Art and Fashion Evolution

What I Make: “Art. That gets translated to all kinds of things — a sneaker drop with Nike and Garrixon, hand-painted Birkin bags, clothing with […]

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This Modern Chestnut Hill House Is a Master Class in Maximalism

Hannah Dee thought she wanted to live in a rancher — until her realtor took her to see a boxy building in Chestnut Hill. “What […]

lovello elizabeth
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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 […]

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A Philly Designer Is on the Newest Season of Project Runway, and We’re Excited

Set a reminder, program your DVRs; Project Runway season 15 is right around the corner. Adding a little Philadelphia spice to the competition is Mah-Jing Wong (pronounced […]

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5 African Designers Giving Philly a Great Name

It’s hard to miss advertisements for the Art Museum’s latest global design exhibition, Creative Africa. For starters, they’re everywhere, and the vibrant, eye-catching prints certainly stand […]

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Star Wars Costumes Designed by Philly Native and U Arts Grad

Local die-hards have yet another reason to get excited for this opening weekend of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. At Thursday’s opening screening, take a […]

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Behind the Scenes: We Play With Sticks + Stones, Philly’s Coolest New Jewelry Line

Sometimes my job can be really, really fun. To wit: A few weeks ago, I spent an afternoon with Lindsay Fiegleman, the designer behind Sticks […]

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We Found the Coolest Line of Baby Clothes in Philly

  North West wears Balmain. Blue Ivy wears Dior. Toddlers have Instagram pages documenting their style. We’re looking at a whole new baby style game, and it’s getting dicey […]

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One To Watch: Weregild Is Philly’s Coolest New Jewelry Line

A quick hat-tip to my stylish pal Chaucee Stillman (she’s the one behind the blog Streets and Stripes), who introduced me to this jewelry line, […]

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Monday Obsession: How Men Should Wear Scarves

There are a few things we can borrow from the boys: their button-downs, oversized sweaters and chunky belts. Add scarves to this list, especially if these […]

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Chris Bosh Has Designed a Line of Ties with Philly’s Armstrong & Wilson

It’s one of the many brands that makes me wish—if only for a second—that I was a guy, or that I was a girl who could pull […]

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Video: See How These Philly Artisans Make the Cutest Bowties We’ve Ever Seen

Quit your day job, turn your house into a light-filled studio, begin making cool-slash-adorable bowties that catch on like wildfire, land a major wholesale account, have […]

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This Is the $28 Philly T-Shirt Todd Carmichael Wore Around the World

Everyone has a favorite item of clothing. It’s like a security blanket or, at the very least, a no-brainer, throw-on-and-go option. These are the clothes we grab […]

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Attention, Local Designers: Wanna Sell Your Stuff in Joan Shepp?

Local designers, better start getting your portfolios ready. Starting next month (which is in just three days WHERE DID SUMMER GO?), Joan Shepp is kicking off […]

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Covet: Wild Chairy’s Amazing Custom Chairs

Though summer’s best seats are arguably those that can be pulled up to the ocean’s edge, the pieces coming out of Andrea Mihalik’s Port Richmond […]