Style Crush: Chrissy Teigen →  April 20, 2015

Besides being wife to last year’s awesome Commencement speaker, Chrissy Teigen is a successful model, style icon, and chef. She rocked the cover of the swimsuit edition of Sports Illustrated in 2014, gaining all of America, and the fashion industry’s attention. She has thus become a style crush for girls around the country with her unique looks. […]

Dirty Dancing Musical is a Sizzling Stage Adaptation →  April 16, 2015

  Several cult classic movies of the late ’80s and early ’90s have seen a reincarnation through musical theater adaptations in recent years, some meeting better critical reception than others. While the musical adaptation of  Ghost (1990) starring the late Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore received a critical head-scratching due in part to the fact […]

I Got It From My Grandma →  April 15, 2015

I’m drawn to them—the floral-print, flouncy dresses that lend themselves perfectly to the bubbly spring season. Perhaps now that the weather is changing from a miserably bleak atmosphere to a shade of something more uplifting, so too is my wardrobe outlook. I want to wear the feeling of spring; I want it to cover me […]

‘Life Itself’ Deserves Two Thumbs Up →  April 14, 2015

Penn’s 2nd Annual Film Festival brought several films, as well as some delicious caramel-corn, to the Platt Performing Arts House for an evening of cinematic viewing pleasure. Sponsored in part by the Penn Undergraduate Media and Entertainment Club, the event boasted upcoming and prestigious films, including student shorts alongside 2014 Cannes contenders. One such contender, Life […]

Trends to Try: Light Up Sneakers →  April 13, 2015

This year’s Penn Fashion Week theme centered on tech wearables, so it seems only fitting to talk about the trend that started it all: light up sneakers. We all loved them in the 90s, and it seems they’re ready for a comeback – albeit in more fashionable form. Now, that may strike you as hard […]

Think Yourself Healthy: Meditation Basics →  April 9, 2015

source: Meditation has been practiced for thousands of years, but the spiritual practice has recently become a popular trend in America. With studios offering guided meditation frequently opening up and with many new books and videos being created to spread the practice, the use and benefits of meditation can be confusing. Meditation can ultimately help […]

Spotlight on Penn Fashion Week Photography Gala →  April 9, 2015

If you haven’t heard already, Penn Fashion Week put on one hell of a show. A notable highlight? The photography gala put on by PFW event coordinators Mindy Zou (W’17) and Molly Liu (W’16) on Wednesday, April 24th. The pair intended to showcase the artwork of students at Penn, accepting submissions from the public. Out […]

Trends to Try: The Shirt Dress →  April 8, 2015

It’s hard to imagine 70-degree weather while navigating frozen puddles along Locust, but the ice will thaw and so will we. Once you can bear the idea of stepping outdoors without a parka, consider throwing on a shirt dress to brighten up the springtime months. You’ve probably seen it before; the shirt dress has become […]

Emily Spivack at Penn: Worn Stories →  April 7, 2015

Worn Stories, a collection of stories released this past fall, explores how our clothes can absorb and tell our histories. On Thursday, March 26th, writer and artist Emily Spivack spoke at Kelly Writer’s House, sharing the path of Internet projects and clothing interests that lead to the book. For Spivack, it began with a fixation […]

The Turban: Culture vs. Fashion →  April 6, 2015

Hair accessories are oftentimes marketed as a cure for a bad hair day. They conceal an unruly shape or those gravity defying wisps that bend in every undesirably direction. The right accessory can be a gift, a godsend, or a needed pick-me-up for rough mornings. On the rise in the fashion arena is a flavor […]