Monthly Archives: October 2013

Marilyn Monroe Comes Back for Chanel

Marilyn Monroe is one of the most legendary fashion and sex icons of the late 1900′s and even continuing today. Many people, including actors, still notice her as an inspirational figure in history. The things she has said and done still resonate with us now. On April 7th, 1952, in an interview with Life Magazine, [...] Continue reading

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Trend Report: Joggers

Sweatpants, once ruled out of every fashionista’s wardrobe after high school, have been given another life this fall. Their “only fashionably acceptable at the gym” restriction has been lifted as they have returned to the runways and in stores in a new and improved form: joggers. Joggers are loose, relaxed fitting pants that gather around [...] Continue reading

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New Apparel Line Uses Textile Prints From The Design Center at PhilaU

Historic prints from the collection of The Design Center at Philadelphia University have been incorporated into a limited edition clothing and accessories line that will debut at Art In The Age of Mechanical Reproduction as part of First Friday festivities …

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The Design Center at Philadelphia University teams up with Art In The Age

The Design Center at Philadelphia University teams up with Art In The Age to create a small run apparel collection with prints inspired from our historical textile archive. These designer pieces show off Philadelphia’s rich history in domesti… Continue reading

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The Design Center at Philadelphia University teams up with Art In The Age

The Design Center at Philadelphia University teams up with Art In The Age to create a small run apparel collection with prints inspired from our historical textile archive. These designer pieces show off Philadelphia’s rich history in domesti… Continue reading

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PhilaU GeoDesign Program Featured: ArcNews Fall 2013

Philadelphia University’s M.S. in Geodesign program was included among seven featured geodesign programs in the country in the Fall 2013 ArcNews story “Geodesign Education Takes Flight.”
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Editor’s Pick: H&M Fall Skirts

Skirts are a staple in fall wardrobes. And they can be so versatile; there are tons of skirt styles out there from short, circle or skater skirts to long, pencil or maxi skirts. And as always, the colors and patterns of fall are cool and sophisticated. Here are my favorite picks from one of my [...] Continue reading

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A Velvet Revival

Usually when you think of velvet stuffy, old dresses from the Elizabethan Era come to mind. However, this fall velvet is seeping back into the category of trendy looks in surprising ways. From scrunchies at American Apparel to leggings by ModCloth, popular clothing stores are starting to introduce the velour style in new and innovative [...] Continue reading

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Color Trend: All About Olive

Fall is a season that is known for the changing colors in the leaves. The summer bright colors turn into earthy tones when it comes to nature and street styles. Common colors are shades of brown, gray, and darker tones of red, orange, and blue. A new trend that is starting to come into play [...] Continue reading

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DMM Director Jean Bail On Preparing for Disasters Like Sandy: NBC10

Jean Bail, director of the Disaster Medicine and Management program, advised people to prepare for Sandy-like storms and other disasters by putting computers and smart phones to work digitizing their vital information, NBC10 reported Oct. 29.   Being able to …

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