Studying Abroad in Milan: Fashion Realizations March 10, 2017

he main realization I made about clothing at Penn now that I am studying abroad in Milan is that black predominates most girls’ wardrobes. I first noticed this when an Italian told me my outfit looked sad, which at first offended me, since I had been told this was a nice outfit, but I then […]



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Trends in Piercing: The Curated Ear March 8, 2017

hen you ask most people about their piercings, many have a piercing or two on their earlobe. Most got these piercings at their local mall with a piercing gun and someone who was briefly trained in how to put an earring in an ear. This is a stark contrast from those who consider themselves piercing […]



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4 Times Michelle Obama Looked Like Literal Art March 6, 2017

f you don’t live under a rock, then you know that today’s political atmosphere is buzzing like never before. Not only has this past election been one of the most controversial, but it has also been one of the most broadcast. Social media is at its peak, and that means it’s played a huge role […]



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Tricks of the Trend: Greenery March 3, 2017

ach December, the Pantone Color Institute announces their pick for the hue to ring in the New Year. After months of hushed deliberation among color experts around the world, “Greenery” came out on top for 2017. Reminiscent of young leaves on spring branches, rather than muted forest mosses or jewel-toned evergreens, the color was chosen […]



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Designers on the Rise: Sandy Liang March 2, 2017

eing a young designer can be daunting, especially when surrounded by legends who have been in the fashion scene for years. NYC native Sandy Liang started her eponymous ready-to-wear label after graduating out of Parsons School of Design. Now at 24 years old, she is known for her dreamy multi-colored fur coats and Lower East […]



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Champion: A Brand to Watch? February 27, 2017

  f you’ve been in the campus Urban Outfitters recently you might’ve noticed among the over-stocking of Stussy and Adidas and the prominence of the fleece brand Champion. We all know Champion; the brand of our middle school travel soccer sweatshirts and a stock product for printing on CustomInk. In fact, Champion often has an […]



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Duck, Duck, Goose: The animal rights backlash to Canada Goose February 19, 2017

alk down Locust on a cold day and you’re guaranteed to see dozens of Canada Goose jackets. The circular red logo has become iconic. The procession of identical Canada Goose jackets during girl’s rush has become a running joke. Many Penn students love Canada Goose jackets—they’re warm, high quality and have a slick, finished appearance. […]



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Kicking Off NYFW with Political Statements and Orthopedic Sneakers February 18, 2017

ashion has always been a haven for many.  Especially during Fashion Week, one can spend hours poring over new collections by favorite designers and checking out new and upcoming talent.  With the conclusion of both couture week in Paris and Men’s Fashion Week, it seems an appropriate time to reflect on both some of the […]



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5 Designers to Know February 15, 2017

sk anyone to name a fashion designer and they will most likely reply with Chanel, Dior, Gucci, Prada, or Versace. While there’s no doubt these labels have earned their success, there are plenty of other designers that deserve to be household names as well. Continue reading for five designers who might just become your new […]



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Your Guide to Valentine’s Day Lingerie February 14, 2017

t’s Valentine’s Day.  No matter if you’re spending it binge-watching Bridget Jones, going on a hot date, or eating all the chocolate in your apartment, it’s the perfect day to step up your lingerie game. Check out this chart below to see what Valentine’s Day look you should try.   RESULTS   A: Time to slip […]



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