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Sidewalk Philadelphia: Week Two

Everyone’s gone into hiding! At least that’s how I’ve been feeling lately since Philadelphia’s streets seem bare of its usual trendsetters who parade on its sidewalks. Blame it on frigid temperatures or plain laziness for all those who prey city cabs!…

It might work for Seinfeld, but not for you

Back in the days of note passing and recess, slipping on a pair of sneakers with your favorite jeans was not only accepted, it was stylish. But in today’s fashion world some would argue that the sneakers and jeans combo is a trend of the past.…

Sidewalk: Philadelphia

Code yellow! (Photo One) There’s something classically Parisian about this bright yellow crop jacket paired with a navy blue pencil skirt and brown boots. It’s reminiscent of the old cartoon show “Madeline” and works as a good transitional piece for January’s mild temperatures.…

British women stay lean

America has its Nicole Richie. Britain has its Victoria Beckham. It’s like a union of two powerful countries: Nicky and Vicky, like the United States and the United Kingdom, together forever till death do them part – which, unless they start eating, might just happen.…

Sporting 76ers gear in style

Basketball season is finally upon us. When thinking of the 76ers, one of the most notable examples of their success is the pride of their fan following. These fans almost always sport the most bright and colorful 76ers gear, which they proudly wear to every game.…

Tardy chic: The look for late-wear

First in a two-part series. Let’s face it, college life is tough. Students juggle studying, work, social lives and classes. Sometimes it’s challenging to keep the equilibrium; sacrifices must be made.…

Finding the ‘do for you

Hair care has come a long way since my mom was a 20-something and there was only shampoo and cream rinse. Now there are five different types of conditioners, shampoo for colored hair, dry hair and fine hair – not to mention all the different products to spike, tease, curl and straighten.…

Cold Weather Spurs Wardrobe Questions

There’s a nip in the air. Frost on the ground. And chattering teeth. But will all that stop students from dressing to impress this Halloween? Ashley Jumper, a sophomore criminal justice major, said she is going to “wing it” for her Halloween costume, but is certain she will stay warm.…

Splash through puddles in style

Ever look out the window at a raging storm, unwilling to ruin an outfit by venturing outside, but knowing that trudging through the pouring rain was inevitable? Luckily, someone came up with the idea of fashionable rain gear that can be worn with popular trends in less-than-enjoyable weather conditions.…

In ‘Retrospect,’ vintage is back

When people hear the word “vintage,” they either associate it with classic, one-of-a-kind finds or with used junk. But today, the world of secondhand shopping isn’t so black and white. Philadelphia has a wide selection of vintage stores that sell top fashions.…