Day: April 28, 2021

Centre County Natives Blend Eclectic Styles for Fashion Brand HighTop

HighTop co-founders Travis Witmer and Collin Smith. Photo courtesy HighTop

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck and Centre County natives Travis Witmer and Collin Smith found themselves living amidst New York City’s desolate new normal, they made tracks for Happy Valley. While Witmer continued his job in graphic design for Coach, Inc. from his parents’ home, he and Smith teamed up with childhood friend Ryan Patten to pursue an idea that first came about when the long-time trio of friends was attending college. 

“That’s where the idea for the brand came together,” Smith explains of the newly-founded fashion brand HighTop, noting

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Toile Fashion, Accessories, and Home Goods Are Having a MOMENT


We Spent Way Too Many Hours On Amazon Digging Up These 54 Fashion Steals

Despite being the biggest e-tailer known to man (with something like 300 million users), Amazon isn’t exactly easy to navigate. Anyone who’s spent hours scouring pages of padded headbands can attest to that. We get it, there’s no simple way to organize 3 billion products on a single website. But c’mon, Bezos. Help a girl (and her search for the perfect $3 headband) out.Since we might be waiting a while for the tech team over at Amazon to solve our shopping woes, a temporary solution

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Four Mother’s Day gift ideas

From fashionable fragrances to glistening gold jewelry pieces that are perfect for personalizing, here are five presents to wrap up on May 9.

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Stumped for what to get mom on Mother’s Day? We’ve rounded up a few ideas to help you out.

From fashionable fragrances to glistening gold jewelry pieces that are perfect for personalizing, here are five presents

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Add To Your Style With These Trending Plus-Size Mini Dresses


It’s time to show some skin and maximize your style with short and sweet plus-size mini dresses. Here are 5 must-have comfy and flirty summer dresses.

When the weather warms and the season shifts, so do your wardrobe, requiring you to wear fewer layers and clothing. That being said, we are here with a few chic plus-size mini-dresses that will ensure you a good and comfortable fit all summer long.

Endless Impression Plus-Size Mini Dress

Create an unforgettable impression on

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‘Halston’: Ewan McGregor transforms into the 1970s fashion designer for new Netflix series

Written by Megan C. Hills, CNN

Netflix has offered a first look at Ewan McGregor’s transformation into fashion designer Roy Halston Frowick ahead of a dramatized series about the 1970s icon.
In a series of new images, the actor can be seen sketching out a design in front of a corkboard covered in fashion drawings. Another shot shows McGregor with rolls of fabric behind him as he speaks on the telephone in one of Halston’s signature turtlenecks.

“Halston,” which premieres May 14 and was co-produced by “Glee” creator Ryan Murphy, follows the rise and dramatic fall of the influential American

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Meet Gabriella Karefa-Johnson, the First Black Woman to Style a Vogue Cover

So, she started thinking about other ways she could work in the industry. She wanted to become a fashion designer for a bit, “and then I realized I didn’t really have the talent to do that,” she says. Fashion journalism was also an interest, which led her to magazine internships and, by happenstance, introduced her to styling, a profession that merges everything she loves about fashion. “I’m very much a fashion historian in that I love research and seeing the way the visual evolution of the industry reflects culture and society and politics,” Karefa-Johnson says. “But then I also love

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