Blog – Culture

Fall Festivals and Fun in Chestnut Hill

We are so glad our newest store is in Chestnut Hill- we just love it here. Do you know Chestnut Hill? We’re excited to share all we have to offer here-  wide tree-lined streets, lots to see, culture, architecture, fabulous restaurants, and of course- amazing shopping-...

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Chestnut Hill

ellelauri Chestnut Hill is officially open!Founder, Liz Rymar, fell in love with the quaint neighborhood and decided it was the perfect spot for ellelauri's newest pop-up shop. Chestnut Hill is known for its beautiful homes as well as its charming downtown area. Here...

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Fall Activities

We can't get enough of fall; cozy sweaters, flannels, and a ton of fun activities. Here are some of our favorites:Apple picking and Pumpkin carving What to wear: a cute flannel and denim Going out for some fall inspired cocktails What to wear: a cozy sweater and...

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Diner en Blanc

Diner en Blanc originated in France nearly 30 years ago and the tradition of high society picnics has traveled all the way from Paris to Philadelphia. Diner en Blanc takes place every summer in Philadelphia. The event channels the elegance and glamour of French...

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HOW TO BEAT THE HEAT DURING THE DNC

The Democratic National Convention is this week in Philadelphia and it has brought thousands of people to the city along with super hot temperatures. We have put together some outfits for you to beat the heat in while enjoying all of the DNC festivities going on...

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Meet Our Summer Intern

Summer is the season for denim shorts, breezy dresses, and interns! Meet our new summer intern, Zoe.ellelauri: Zoe, where are you from and where do you go to school?Zoe: I am originally from Philly. I am going to be a junior at Philadelphia University and I am a...

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2016 Billboard Awards

The Billboard Awards always have some fun fashion moments and this year was no different. Here are a few of our favorites.We thought Kelly Rowland looked gorgeous!Ciara showed a lot of skin but still managed to shineZendaya looked so pretty! Kate Beckinsale looked...

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Ritt Row Preview Party 2016

We had a great time at the Rittenhouse Row preview party last night. Many local businesses came together to celebrate Philadelphia's food, fashion, and music. The restaurants showcased some of their favorite dishes, including bite-size desserts and signature...

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Met Gala 2016

The 2016 Met Gala theme was Manus x Machina: Fashion in the Age of Technology. Celebrities creatively interpreted the technological theme and the fashion did not disappoint.Here are our picks for best and worst dressed.Best:Claire Danes nailed the theme in a high-tech...

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Festival Style

It's officially festival season! Not only is music and art being celebrated but the festivals celebrate fashion as well. Here are some of our favorite festival looks:White lace top, denim cut offs, and suede bootiesSweater with fringe detail, denim, and a cool...

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Philadelphia Flower Show

The Philadelphia Flower Show was this past weekend and per usual, the exhibits were breathtaking. This year's theme, "Explore America" allowed us to discover the natural horticulture of the country's beloved parks. There was everything from desert blooms and coastal...

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Oscars Survival Kit

The Oscars (also known as the best fashion night of the year) are this Sunday and we can’t wait to ooh and ahh over all of the beautiful gowns! Pale pinks, bold blues, sleek black and white, and glittering gold are just some of the things we are expecting to see this...

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Pantone Color of the Year

Pantone's 2016 Color of the Year is Rose Quartz and Serenity. For the first time ever, the blending of these two shades make up the color of the year. Rose Quartz and Serenity symbolize a warm embrace and a soothing calmness. Fused together, these colors of compassion...

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How to “Shop Like Local”

Palomar, a Kimpton Hotel at 117 South 17th Street at Sansom in Philadelphia, offers a great service for those visiting Philadelphia: Shop Like a Local. Written by style expert Ian Michael Crumm, the online local fashion guide gives all Philly visitors a great cheat...

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Fashion Touchdown

2nd Annual Fashion TouchdownPhiladelphia law firm Zarwin Baum hosted The 2nd Annual Fashion Touchdown on Monday night September 21st. It was an amazing event with the Philadelphia Eagles walking the catwalk modeling looks from local Philadelphia designers to raise...

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Preakness: Fashionable for a good cause

ellelauri was a proud sponsor of this year's Preakness at the Piazza. The event was a great success for fashionable Philadelphians and most importantly for the fight against multiple sclerosis. $118,000 was earned to support the National MS Society.The beautiful...

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Spring Festival Preview Party: Rittenhouse Row

On April 16th Rittenhouse Row, a non-profit organization devoted to promoting the Rittenhouse Square neighborhood, kicked off their Spring Festival early with the 2015 Spring Festival Preview Party.The Grand Ballroom at the Rittenhouse Hotel was filled with silent...

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ellelauri Holiday Play List

Happy Holidays from all of us at ellelauri! To celebrate the season we have been listening to our favorite Christmas music and holiday songs on repeat. Here is a compilation of some of our team members favorites, enjoy and Happy Holidays xoellelauri Holiday Playlist1....

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ellelauri next week: The Philadelphia Collection

Next week ellelauri is proud to be a part of The Philadelphia Collection on September 17th and 18th. The Philadelphia Collection is a week long celebration of all the fab style that Philly has to offer. ellelauri is participating in two Collection events both at The...

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Vote ellelauri number one on the HOTLIST

ellelauri is excited to be nominated for the HOTLIST in Philadelphia for Best Women's Boutique in Philly. According to phl17, HOTLIST boutiques offer "Hand-picked couture, personal attention and the newest styles."We are honored to be named along with so many other...

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Meet our fabulous team, {Part IV}

Introducing Nicole and Maggie who both joined the ellelauri team this summer. They've both been amazing additions to ellelauri's team. NicoleYour style definition: Preppy mixed with boho chicFavorite ellelauri piece: Jules romper in NavyStyle Icon: Lauren Conrad...

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ellelauri spends Midnight in Paris

Philadelphia Style: Celebrating 10 yearsPhiladelphia Style always throws a memorable bash, and for their 10th Anniversary they invoked the charm, passion, and style that Paris is known for. ellelauri founder and designer, Liz Rymar, pictured below, attended with some...

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Classical fun in a Little Black Dress

Salut Salon classy, fun, and funny in a LBDhttp://www.salut-salon.com/fileadmin/media/galerie/pix/galerie_2013-6.jpgPlaying classical music isn't always associated with playfulness and funny antics. But the results are fabulous when classical music, three sexy ladies...

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June Birthstones: 3 precious gems

3 great reasons to celebrate in the 6th monthJune ladies have their choice of three different birthstones: Pearl, Moonstone, or Alexandrite. Pearl and Moonstone have been designated to June since 1912; Alexandrite was added in 2013, by the National Association of...

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Graduation time is all the time for Sean McComb

Sean McComb, providing inspiration for graduation every dayIt's the time of year when many of us are wearing our cap and gown or watching someone who is walk up and grab their diploma. What's important throughout our school years to make it to graduation day is not...

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Gowns abound at the Met’s Annual Ball

The stars came out for costumes on Monday night for the Annual Ball of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s yearly Costume Institute exhibit. This year the exhibition at the museum is "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" from May 8 through August 10. About 75 of James’ designs...

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Twinkle, little, little sun

Olafur Eliasson: making the sun shine all nighthttp://www.littlesun.com/index.php?sec=lamp Olafur Eliasson has been creating art that has its own energy for over 20 years, including "New York City Waterfalls" and was called "The Master of Weather" by The New York...

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Coachella 2014

Coachella Music Festival Hope everyone had a great first weekend at Coachella, and we've got lots of fashion ideas to make your second weekend even better.The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is an annual two-weekend, three-day music and arts festival held at...

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Attainable Grace.

Glamour grounded in family, philanthropy, and feminism.Movie wardrobes, gala gowns, and tailored daytime dresses all featured prominently in the life of Grace Kelly, Princess of Monaco. Princess Grace had a real knack for glamour, but the American actress turned real...

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