Fashion: How the Upcoming Mayor Can Improve Fashion in Philadelphia

Fashion: How the Upcoming Mayor Can Improve Fashion in Philadelphia

“I would love the upcoming mayor to be just as engaged and involved if not more, to drive the message home that art, design and made in Philly creativity is crucial to the growth of Philly,” said Elena Brennan, owner of Bus Stop Boutique. Brennan thinks that these creative outlets could help the city flourish […]

 

Newbold: Five Gay Men Keeping Residence in the Neighborhood

Newbold: Five Gay Men Keeping Residence in the Neighborhood

Philadelphia at large is hardly a closeted town. Rainbows mark the city’s Gayborhood street signs as symbols for LGBT-friendly businesses, and it has earned an overall progressive reputation on the national level. Last fall, it nabbed a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s 2013 Municipal Equality Index Scorecard and just last month, Comcast received […]

 By Francisco J. Ovalle and Wafai Dias

Al Dia: Colombian Designer Shows Her New Fashions

Al Dia: Colombian Designer Shows Her New Fashions

Lili Daliessio, a Colombian designer who lives near Philadelphia, presented her spring/summer 2013 collection during Philadelphia’s Fashion Week. The event, also known as “Philly Fashion Week,” was held at Philadelphia’s Crane Arts Center. The designer was showcased along with seven other American designers. “This was another big step in my career. It was an honor […]