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All In The News tagged "fashion"

Kate Spade's Legacy

Clare Sauro, curator of the Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was interviewed in a June 5 KYW NewsRadio segment about the sudden death of fashion designer Kate Spade and her legacy.

Why were President Trump and President Duterte Twinning?

Clare Sauro, curator of the Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a Nov. 13 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the significance of clothing as a unifier, specifically in the case of President Trump and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who wore matching clothing to a ceremony.

Who Killed Cargo Shorts?

Joseph Hancock, PhD, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was a guest on the podcast "Every Little Thing" from Gimlet Media on Oct. 16 discussing his dissertation on cargo shorts and the history of cargo shorts. 

Sneaker Fever: The Big Business of the Sneaker Industry

Joseph Hancock, PhD, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was featured in a May 16 WPVI-TV (6-abc) story about the evolution of the sneaker business.

Sweat Shorts Are The Best Fashion Trend of My Lifetime

Joseph H. Hancock, PhD, an associate professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in an April 28 Deadspin post about the arrival of the age of "athleisure" attire, such as sweat pants shorts.

Ivanka Trump, Who Are You?

Joseph Hancock, PhD, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a Feb. 11 Boston Globe article about Ivanka Trump, her role in the Trump administration and the recent withdrawal of her fashion line from Nordstrom.

James Galanos Remembered as a Hands-On Craftsman Who Adhered to Exacting Standards

Clare Sauro, curator of the Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quote in a Nov. 1 Women's Wear Daily story about the passing of designer James Galanos. Galanos recently donated nearly 700 pieces to the collection.

What Fashion Anthropologists Think About the Relentless Cargo-Shorts Boom

Brent Luvaas, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences was quoted in a Sept. 26 New York Magazine ‘Science of Us’ story about the thoughtless convenience appeal of cargo shorts.

Drexel University: Student Fashion Show

Designs from Drexel’s Annual Fashion Show produced by Fashion Design and Design & Merchandising students from the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design were highlighted in a June 8 Philadelphia Inquirer story.

The Man who Changed the Red Carpet Forever

Clare Sauro, curator of the Historic Costume Collection in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a Daily News story on March 6 about the red carpet at the Oscars.

How to Make Tights Last: Freeze Them First

Lisa Hayes, director of the fashion design program in the Westphal College, was quoted in a Today.com article on Dec. 2 about how to make tights last longer.

Now You Can View Drexel University's Amazing Costume Archives

The upcoming “Immortal Beauty” exhibition in the Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection of the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was featured in Philadelphia STYLE magazine on Aug. 25.