September 15, 1999 |
If NaDine Artis looks happy in her work, it's all by design. She has owned Artique Designs in Lawnside for 12 years, specializing in creating custom women's clothing. In addition, she belongs to Designers Inc., a regional group that will showcase its members' work in a fashion show Saturday at the Holiday Inn Independence Mall in Philadelphia.
August 4, 1991 |
In full battle dress and with muskets at the ready, Civil War re-enactors gathered last weekend at the Colonial Plantation at Ridley Creek State Park for a weekend of twice-a-day battles, a parade and a fashion show. Participants came from as far as New York and Virginia.
March 26, 1992 |
For the 80th anniversary of Girl Scouting, fourth through sixth graders donned uniforms worn during the decades for a fashion show at the Jefferson House in Norristown Saturday. Above, Susan Zeager helps Stepanie Pistilli. At right, Katie Monaghan wears a 1928 uniform, Becky Wall wears one from 1940 and Corinne Picard wears 1918's outfit.
September 18, 2014 |
Five years ago when the city partnered with its various booster organizations to launch the Philadelphia Collection, I was wary. How did these bureaucrats plan to unite such a disparate group of boutique owners and fashion show producers under one umbrella? The only thing most of them knew about Fashion Week was what they saw on Sex and the City . Well not only did they pull it off, but their efforts are starting to pay off - and they are slightly better-dressed to boot. Wednesday marks the start of the Philadelphia Collection: eight days of shopping, cocktail parties, fashion shows, and trunk-show presentations at dozens of area boutiques and trendy loft spaces.