Category Archives: Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Sydney Santos

By: Victoria Pickens, Web Editor A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to speak with the current President of PhilaU’s BRAG chapter, Sydney Santos, about her experience with the organization for the 2014-2015 academic year. We talked about what she has learned through her leadership position, what she has planned for the future, and […] Continue reading

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Unique Boutique: Nicole Rae Styer

Over the summer, I had the privilege of doing somewhat of an internship at Nicole Rae Styers Boutique on Passyunk Ave. My learning experience was just as incredible Nicole’s creations. She shared her knowledge with me and showed me how she got to where she is today. She started by embellishing her old clothes and […] Continue reading

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Celebrity Spotlight: Remembering Joan Rivers

I was very sad to learn on Thursday evening that watching my favorite Friday night show, Fashion Police, will never be the same again. The world has lost a legend, who was one of the funniest women in comedy to date… But this loss made millions of us realize all that we gained from her career […] Continue reading

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Model Spotlight: Chloe Nogaard

  Rainbow hair, funky style and beautiful — that is Chloe Norgaard, the model that has caught my eye!  She also has caught the eye of Vogue, New York Magazine, 2 Bandits, MINK PINK and so many more. She is always on the move and she even says “home” is in her suitcase. Not only […] Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes Look: Michael Costello

Michael, Michael, Michael. That is what everyone is saying about this former Project Runway contestant after his amazing show at NYFW (read our spotlight here). Michael Costello placed 4th in season 8 of Project Runway, and went on to appear in the first season of Project Runway All Stars where he placed 3rd. Even though […] Continue reading

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Mulberry’s Cara Delevingne Collection

Cara Delevingne, fashion’s “It Girl” du jour, is the essence of cool-chic, highly coveted fashion. At last, this supermodel supreme spreads fashion sense aesthetics by designing her very first mini collection of high-end purses. This ingenious idea erupted a few months prior when Delevingne was being photographed as the star for Mulberry’s spring 2014 campaign. […] Continue reading

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Designer Spotlight: Michael Costello

Michael Costello is a Project Runway alumni. He was not a winner, but I feel like lately he’s been in the spotlight more than anyone else from the show.  There’s no doubt about how talented and amazing of a designer he is. When I saw Beyoncé’s gown at the GRAMMYs and found out that he […] Continue reading

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Erykah Badu for Givenchy

When I found out in December of 2013 that Riccardo Tisci, the Creative Director of Givenchy, chose Erykah Badu as the face of Givenchy’s spring 2014 collection, I was so happy as if I’d known Ms. Badu personally. Erykah Badu is 42-years-old and yet, her beauty and style is still very influential. She is definitely […] Continue reading

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Stylist Spotlight: Rachel Zoe

In the words of Rachel Zoe herself, she is so “major”. There is no denying the fact that we all wish we could lead the fabulous life of this fashion stylist, designer, business woman, wife and mother. Zoe truly encompasses the “all-around” woman, combing her savvy business skills, creativity and style, and nurturing tendencies. Ironic […] Continue reading

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The Legend, Tom Ford

Tom Ford, the sleek men’s and women’s designer, has gone from a career – working many years at Gucci – to having his own clothing and accessory lines. Ford started his career with attending school at Parsons School of Design with a concentration in architecture, but he would never end up in the field he […] Continue reading

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