The Big Question: Can Fashion be Sustainable? →  June 8, 2017

et’s face it: the fashion industry is super powerful. It affects every single one of us. As long as you wear clothes you are involved in the industry. I always feel like Meryl Streep and her infamous speech in The Devil Wears Prada when I make this argument — “Okay, I see. You think this […]

Designers on the Rise: Max Gengos →  June 7, 2017

orn into a family that worked in the fine jewelry industry, Max Gengos is no stranger to the concept of luxury. From flying to shows with his parents to viewing diamonds on display, Gengos developed an eye for quality, craftsmanship, and elegant design. With a strong Greek heritage, this designer constantly references Greek influences on […]

Not Branded by Labels: How to Find Your Own Personal Style →  June 5, 2017

eing an FGLI student (First Generation/Low Income) can be difficult when finding your own style.Having a college budget on top of not having a lot starting off with can be difficult when coming to a college campus. When people think about their own personal style, the first thing that comes to mind is what brands […]

Connor Wright (C’20) Designs Maybelline’s NYFW Mural Using Lipstick Labels →  June 3, 2017

onnor Wright has definitely done something wright. Penn freshman, Connor Wright, has been talked about on campus since he stepped on campus, and highlighted in the DP for his exquisite, meticulous, and revolutionary artwork. What started as a budding passion for drawing quickly turned into a mural-making magic show; one that has gotten attention from prominent figures […]

The Vintage Guide to Beachwear →  June 2, 2017

here’s nothing better than going to the beach and feeling confident – though it’s much easier said than done. For a lesson in body confidence, look no further than the 1950′s beach babes. Continue reading for four ways to channel your inner vintage vixen. High-Waisted For those of us with less than six-pack abs, meet your […]

Dream Dorms →  May 31, 2017

oving into a dorm or the high rises for the summer, or next semester?  A Twin XL bed doesn’t have to spell death for originality and design.  No matter your style–bohemian, geometric, or classic–there’s bedroom decor for you. Clockwise from left: macrame garland, tie-dye bedding, throw blanket, mandala tapestry, twinkle lights, dreamcatcher Left to right: […]

5 Cute Makeup Organizers and DIY Ideas for Your Vanity →  May 30, 2017

on’t you hate when you’re in a rush in the morning and are trying to find your mascara but can’t in all the clutter on your vanity? Here are some cute DIY ideas and products you can use to help organize your makeup and maybe save yourself a couple extra minutes of beauty sleep in […]

What We Can Learn from “Big Little Lies” →  May 29, 2017

Big Little Lies, a new hit miniseries from HBO, follows the complex inter-personal lives of three women via the narrative of resolving a murder mystery. In the breathtakingly beautiful setting of Monterey, California, “Big Little Lies” reveals the ugliness hidden behind seemingly perfect lives. The show opens the dialogue about a number of important, yet sensitive, […]

Transition Your Winter Wardrobe to Spring & Summer Street-Style →  May 28, 2017

The weather is changing, and it’s time to switch up your outfits, too! Here’s how to style your outfits for those warm spring days (and even warmer summer ones). 1. Slowly start to work in floral pieces and lighter colors Photo Inspiration: A lightweight, floral-pattern sundress under a warm winter sweater. Pair the outfit with […]

How the Founders of StyleLikeU Are Lighting Up the Fashion World →  May 26, 2017

ight years ago, a woman working in the fashion industry was dissatisfied with what she saw: conformity, and a lack of originality, had stagnated a once inspiring industry. Eight years ago, her daughter was dissatisfied in college, with body image issues wracking her self-esteem and mental health. Mutual dissatisfaction drove these two women to do […]