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Going Vegan with Amanda Campfield

ellelauri's own Amanda Campfield has decided to switch to a vegan lifestyle. Veganism is the practice of abstaining from the use of animal products. In terms of diet, vegans do not eat meat or animal bi-products such as dairy. Here is what Amanda has discovered about...

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Spring Q&A with Liz

Designer and owner of ellelauri and ellelauri boutiques, Liz Rymar, shares her tips on transitioning your wardrobe from winter to spring, and talks about what inspired her spring collection as well as the must-have trends of the season.ellelauri: Spring is around the...

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Fashion Police

The 2016 Oscars were last night and of course the fashion was front and center. There were some looks that were breathtakingly beautiful and others that made us want to close our eyes and pretend we never saw them. Some celebs took risks while others stuck with what...

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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...

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Sundance Film Festival Park City, UT

Park City, UTA few weeks ago I traveled to beautiful, snowy Park City for a bit of work and a lot of fun. Amidst the snow-capped mountains, my agenda included attending the Sundance Film Festival as well as other events. I loved taking part in all of the festivities...

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Designer Spotlight: Joie DiGiovanni

Joie DiGiovianni is a local jewelry designer who creates hand-made pieces using semi-precious and precious gemstones. We sat down with Joie to talk about her new spring collection, what inspires her, and her tips for wearing multiple pieces at the same time.ellelauri:...

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ellelauri Behind the Scenes: Fall Photo Shoot

Every few months, as the seasons change, we have a photo shoot to capture our latest fashion designs for our website, look-books, and promotional materials. We are fortunate to work with the incredibly talented team you'll meet below in our behind-the-scenes...

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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...

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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...

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Wedding invitation? Here’s what to wear

Wedding Etiquette: Fashion Faux Pas and How to Prevent Themby Etiquette Expert and founder of Beaumont Etiquette, Myka MeierWith wedding season finally here, you may be invited to your fair share of summer soirees! The first question many of us ask...

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hydrate, cleanse and debloat: simple flavored water

We all know drinking lots of water throughout the day is important for so many reasons – to hydrate, flush out toxins, regulate digestion, for heathy skin… the list goes on.However, sometimes sipping plain old H2O can get a little boring. By using these...

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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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Dagne Dover pairs up with ellelauri

Dagne Dover totes, tiny totes, and wallets keep you perfectly organized and stylish.The classic Dagne Dover line includes beautiful colors like blue, champagne, linen, and turquoise to pair perfectly with everything in your wardrobe. In addition to their coated canvas...

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Warm up with banana bread

What’s better on a cold winter day (or any day really) than a delicious, comforting piece of banana bread? Since it is one of my all time favorite treats and I have been craving it a lot this winter, I have been been making healthier versions by using whole wheat...

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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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Rittenhouse Store – Grand Opening Party

Hello Rittenhouse! We're Now OpenThree weeks ago on a Thursday evening we officially opened our flagship store doors at 114 S. 19th Street in Philadelphia. The new location is in Rittenhouse Square and surrounded by other amazing businesses -- that we will talk about...

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Sneak Peak

Grand Opening - Expanding our Philadelphia rootsOur 114 S 19th Street location is set to open tomorrow Thursday, November 13th. We'll be celebrating with our formal Grand Opening event from 5:30 to 8:30 PM with light bites, signature cocktails, and a...

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fall inspired: repair and replenish

Post-workout smoothiesThese three recipes are a must try! They help to replenish and repair after a workout, boost your immune system and taste delicious. They are also packed with essential vitamins and nutrients like fiber, healthy fats, B vitamins, and much more....

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Drinking Aloe? Find out why you should be

Aloe: skin saver or delicious and healthy beverage?Most of us of familiar with aloe vera as a topical skin gel: The cool, jelly like substance that comes in a transparent bottle and is usually an electric green color or a frigid blue. Give the bottle a nice squeeze...

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Cozy outerwear for fall

In a recent Philadelphia Style blog post, cooler weather outerwear trends were highlighted, and ellelauri made the list of must haves. ellelauri's Nadine faux fur vest was featured, "A fur vest is an easy but stylish way to layer. Layer it over a dress with...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Travel Spotlight: Italy

Milan - Fashion Capital of the WorldI was fortunate to travel to Milan, considered a fashion capital, for work and pleasure in July. After finishing up a few appointments, I was able to sightsee, watch the World Cup games, and of course, do some shopping!We...

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Meet Our Fabulous Team, {Part III}

Amanda, based in Philadelphia, is a key member of our retail team. Often she is helping customers in The Shops at Liberty to find the look that suits them best, but she can also be found behind the scenes as well. Amanda is an assistant buyer for ellelauri, attending...

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Meet our fabulous team, {Part II}

Part of our seasonal team, Serena and Erin work exclusively in our Avalon, NJ store as style experts. Both ladies are dynamic employees whose fashion sense helps ellelauri customers find the perfect look and accessories for summer at the beach or back home.SerenaYour...

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Meet our Fabulous Team, {Part I}

Led by designer Liz Rymar, ellelauri is backed by a great team of women who are passionate about making women look and feel their best, in designer fashions all made in the USA at an attainable price point. Below meet two of our style mavens who are a part of the...

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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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