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Should I cut my bangs? Take out my weave? Your at-home beauty questions, answered

We’ve answered a few of your pressing beauty questions to help you keep it together during this trying time. We want you to feel good so you can keep going.

How to take care of your new coronavirus quarantine beard

So you're growing a quarantine beard. Here's how to take care of it.

How to take care of your new coronavirus quarantine beard

So you're growing a quarantine beard. Here's how to take care of it.

Philly fashion designers pivot to face masks to protect health-care workers from COVID-19

Wednesday marked the beginning of CoverAidPHL, a task force of more than 2,000 Philadelphia-based designers and sewers willing to make protective masks for caretakers — food service workers, orderlies, health aids — who work in the heathcare profession.

Philly fashion designers pivot to face masks to protect health-care workers from COVID-19

Wednesday marked the beginning of CoverAidPHL, a task force of more than 2,000 Philadelphia-based designers and sewers willing to make protective masks for caretakers — food service workers, orderlies, health aids — who work in the heathcare profession.

After 40 years of flashy suits and velvet loafers, Kim’s Clothing in Germantown is closing

Owner Jae Choon Kim and her daughter, Jenny Kim, are closing their doors. Jae, now 82, opened the store in 1979 with her late husband, Byung Kim, after moving to the U.S. from South Korea five years before.

After 40 years of flashy suits and velvet loafers, Kim’s Clothing in Germantown is closing

Owner Jae Choon Kim and her daughter, Jenny Kim, are closing their doors. Jae, now 82, opened the store in 1979 with her late husband, Byung Kim, after moving to the U.S. from South Korea five years before.
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This Philly-famous woman helps curvy ladies show off their waistlines, too | Elizabeth Wellington

Zakia Blain's shapewear business speaks to plus-size women not as after-thoughts, but as the driving force of a million-dollar-plus lifestyle business.

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D’Iyanu is the Philly fashion brand that's adding modern twists to traditional African prints | Elizabeth Wellington

Founder Addie Elabor says her Norristown-based brand is "about bringing a modern, contemporary feel to traditional African prints.”

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From Men’s Style Pro blogger to shoe designer, Sabir Peele says guys ‘are having more fun’ | Elizabeth Wellington

His shoe collaboration with 3DM Lifestyle is the first of what Sabir Peele hopes will be several collaborations between his Men's Style Pro brand and the India-based shoe manufacturing company.

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Afrofuturism is all around us and we don’t even know it | Elizabeth Wellington and Raishad Hardnett

Stories of magic and mystery that also pay homage to the black experience are ubiquitous in pop culture, so much so, some of us are taking it for granted.

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Nuance is this Philadelphia designer’s nature-inspired jewelry | Elizabeth Wellington

Wendee Daelhousen’s jewelry appears to almost have magical powers.

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Philadelphia is not a fashion destination because we don’t take fashion seriously. Perhaps that’s about to change. | Elizabeth Wellington

The goal of the Philadelphia Fashion Garment and Industry Task Force is to advise City Council in ways that boost the local fashion industry. And perhaps within a few short years, we will come to respect fashion in our town the same way we do sports and food.

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Why Academy Ball organizers are smart to reevaluate the event | Elizabeth Wellington

Rethinking the ball is a smart idea if for no other reason than the city’s crown jewel events is acknowledging the fact that it needs to do more than invite Jill Scott to perform to prove it’s still relevant.

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Why Lobo Mau designer Nicole Haddad is betting sustainable fashion has a future in Philadelphia | Elizabeth Wellington

The bulk of Lobo Mau's merchandise hails from designer Nicole Haddad’s clothing line that isn't just cute but is made with as much respect for the environment as Haddad can muster.

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Meet the Philly designer behind Billy Porter’s favorite handbag | Elizabeth Wellington

Porter arrived at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party carrying a provocative purse that is part of Philadelphia-based designer Iris Bonner’s fashion line, Thesepinklips.

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Oscars fashion focused on architectural styles that prioritized strength | Elizabeth Wellington

They were striking, featuring cinched waists, sweetheart necklines, capes, tiers and lots of metallic.

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Surgical masks become fear-informed fashion | Elizabeth Wellington

Surgical masks — once something you’d see only doctors wear — have become a common sight. But they're more of a fashion accessory.

Philly artist Distortedd releases her first sneaker: A spin on Reebok’s Instapump Fury

How a girl with roots in Reading and Philly went from graffiti to four-figure commissions and a Reebok deal.

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Yellow is 2020’s power color. And we are here for it. | Elizabeth Wellington

Bright yellow — whether we’re talking canary, daffodil, sunflower or saffron — is shaping into the go-to-hue for influential women who want to be seen on these gray days of winter.

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