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Spring fashion means lots of color

Courtesy Alex Aaron Photography Zoe Selig models her makeup for spring. Selig advocates for bright colors in spring wardrobes. Columnist Mark Longacre argues that while bright colors comprise nearly every spring fashion trend, be wary of too much of it.…

Project set to boost fashion-based economy

MARK LONGACRE TTN Designers, city representatives and Macy’s executives gather for the March 1 fashion incubator ribbon cutting. The Philadelphia Fashion Incubator comes to fruition after two years of planning, as students work beside established designers.…

Websites spur fashion concepts

Columnist Mark Longacre says websites like Pinterest have become increasingly relevant in college fashion. world. Being a member of Generation Z means turning to the Internet way before considering a book or magazine.…

Blossoming fashion scene takes runway

According to columnist Mark Longacre, Philly Fashion Week 2012 was a testament to the city’s growing interest in high fashion. In the fashion world, there’s nothing better than watching bright spring colors dance down a runway.…

Dress makes or breaks a date

Columnist Mark Longacre explains the appropriate attire for any Valentine’s Day excursion. It’s that time of year again when couples show their affection for each other by buying the biggest box of chocolates possible or the softest teddy bear in existence.…

Consumers question furry fashion

Columnist argues that humane animal treatment sets some fur sellers apart from others. Fur better or fur worse, everyone has an opinion on fur. Some would die to own a black-mink jacket, others would die to splash red paint on it.…

Gym workouts warrant careful clothing choices

Columnist Mark Longacre says that the right attire can make or break a trip to the gym or a workout regimen. It’s that time of year again. I don’t mean the beginning of the semester–I don’t think anyone actually cares about that–it’s the time for New Year’s resolutions.…