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Kelsey Fickes received the Carson Kressley Most Ready for Retail Award for her collection, which included this knit and denim dress, in collaboration with textile designer Madeline Halsey.

Fashion Scoops

Stuart Weitzman Wins Jefferson Spirit of Design Award

The night included the annual student fashion show.

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Madison Chamberlain won best of show for her embroidered Victorian duster coach, in collaboration with textile design student Becky Flax.

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Ralph Lauren’s Daniela Kamiliotis Wins Philadelphia University’s Spirit of Design Award

Philadelphia University’s capstone fashion show featured more than 800 innovative and creative garments created by design and textile design students.

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A wedding dress by Jessica Griffin, winner of the Excellence in Bridalwear Award, in collaboration with textile design student Maggie Kincade.

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Philadelphia University Fashion Show Honors Obey’s Mike Ternosky and Students

The 2016 showcase featured some 250 looks, including designs by two seniors who showed at New York Fashion Week.

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Carlo Beretta

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Bottega Veneta’s Beretta Talks Luxury at Villanova University

As part of Villanova University’s “The Difference Italy Makes” conference series, Bottega Veneta chief executive officer Carlo Alberto Beretta led a lecture on “Tradition, Elegance and Craftsmanship: The Timeless Luxury Model of Bottega Veneta.”

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Philadelphia University Fashion Show

Fashion Features

Philadelphia University Holds Annual Student Fashion Show

The 2015 student showcase featured 250 looks, many incorporating fabrics made in the school's state-of-the-art textile studios.

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Terry J. Lundgren

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Macy’s CEO Terry J. Lundgren Honored in Philadelphia

Drexel University’s Westphal Award recognizes leaders in the fields of design, media and arts.

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Jeanne Rohatyn, Tory Burch and Samantha Boardman

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Tory Burch Throws a Dinner for the Barnes Foundation

Jeff and Justine Koons, Richard and Marcia Mishaan, Marigay McKee, Vito Schnabel and Daniel Romualdez made a quick day trip to Philadelphia for the occasion.

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Ken Downing

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Neiman Marcus Fashion Director Ken Downing Wins Drexel’s Westphal Award

The award honors a leader in the fields of design, media or the arts.

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Stephen Spinelli Jr. and Nicole Miller

Designer and Luxury

Nicole Miller Wins 2013 Spirit of Design Award

The designer shimmered on stage Saturday night at Philadelphia’s celebrated Academy of Music for The Verizon Philadelphia University Evening of Innovation.

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Angela Ahrendts and Judith Glaser

Designer and Luxury

Burberry’s Angela Ahrendts Honored With Westphal Award

Drexel University tapped the British luxury brand’s ceo for the award for her leadership acumen and also for her humanitarian work.

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John Varvatos

Designer and Luxury

John Varvatos Honored With Spirit of Design Award

First given to Geoffrey Beene in 2002, the award is presented to designers who have made outstanding contributions to the fashion and design industry.

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Barbara Kahn, Professor of Marketing and director of the Jay H. Baker Retailing Center at the Wharton School, with John Idol.

Designer and Luxury

Michael Kors CEO John Idol Speaks at Penn Fashion Week

Three hundred students made it into the presentation at the Wharton School, dubbed “Fashion Startup to Global Luxury Brand.”

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Tommy Hilfiger is interviewed by senior Casey Lamke, president of the student group Fashion Industries Association.

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Tommy Hilfiger Critiques Student Designs

On the heels of winning Philadelphia University’s 2011 Spirit of Design Award, the designer spent some one-on-one time with the school’s fashion department.

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Anfisa Sokolova’s best of show red dress.

Fashion Features

Tommy Hilfiger Wins 2011 Spirit of Design Award

Philadelphia University tapped Carson Kressley to present the designer with the honor on Saturday.

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