Style & Fashion


 Pittsburgh Pirates charms are part of the Major League Baseball-inspired collection from PANDORA.

Stylebook: Spruce up your Pittsburgh Pirates style with Pandora charms

Plus vintage fashion in Lawrenceville, Shellie Hipsky holds 1940s fashion event for charity, Famouz Clothing Co. debuts and more.

2 days ago


 Fashion blogger Mandy Fierens, 25, of Crafton models the charter school cardigan, $34.99; the author outings dress in dots, $79.99; palatial presence necklace, $29.99; mobile satchel by The Cambridge Satchel Company, $224.99; and 'S Marvelous heels, $39.99, available at modcloth.com.

Style for all sizes: Fashion brands branching out with more plus-size options

The plus-sized women‘‍s category grew 5% last year, according to an NPD Group report, largely due to more - and better - options.

2 days ago


 From cuts and bug bites to kitchen burns, Wound Wonder by Pittsburgh-based Una Biologicals can help them all. It's made with organic extracts of calendula, comfrey and chickweed. It's $5.50 for a small easy applicator, or $10 for a 2-ounce tub at www.unabiologicals.com

Stylebook Snapshot: Una Biologicals brings health and wellness to beauty

The Ross-based brand specializes in natural, organic products that help soothe and heal everything from bug bites to sunburns.

3 days ago


 Swarovski crystal necklaces by Sabika offer fresh takes on neutrals in the fall/winter collection. Stud earrings are another highlight for the upcoming season.

Stylebook: Sabika previews fall/winter jewelry

Plus a pop-up fashion market in Market Square, Hush Fashion benefit at Union Project, Blessed to be Dressed event and more.

1 week ago


 Navigate the city, sketch local architecture and record restaurant recommendations in Moleskine's City Notebooks. Available for select cities, the all-in-one travel journal, guide and reference book makes you the author of your travels. $17.95, moleskine.com.

Streamlining your suitcase: Tips for overcoming packing and travel pitfalls

Proper planning and creative thinking are the key to packing, experts say.

1 week ago


 Cara Delevingne attends "The Search" premiere during the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 21.

Stylebook Snapshot: Bold brows are back in the spotlight

Eyebrow makeup was the fastest-growing category of eye makeup, up 28 percent, according to an NPD Group report released this month.

1 week ago


U.S. companies wary of suppliers’ conflict minerals

Companies are trying to figure out whether their suppliers might be using minerals mined where armed conflict created a humanitarian crisis.

1 week ago


Stylebook: Style Week Pittsburgh celebrates 'En Vogue'

Plus, a summer sidewalk sale at Fifth Avenue Place, I Made It! Market event at SouthSide Works and more from the Pittsburgh fashion front.

2 weeks ago


 Jeweler David Yurman.

Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast With ... David Yurman

Jeweler David Yurman talks about his love of horses and his eponymous brand.

2 weeks ago


 Illuminated looks by CuteCircuit lit up the runway at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York City in February.

Wearable fashions that wow

Some fashion interpretations of wearable technology are more about the “wow” factor than being practical. Here are some examples.

2 weeks ago


 DVF | Made for Glass frames in teal, $1,800 at Net-A-Porter.com.

Smart Style: Fashion teams with technology to give wearable gadgets a makeover

From the runways of New York City to the classrooms of Carnegie Mellon, efforts are under way to make wearable technology more stylish.

2 weeks ago


 High-waisted raw silk shorts by Dusen Dusen ($140 at Mid-Atlantic Mercantile, Lawrenceville) are produced in America. The Pittsburgh "souvenir" T-shirt ($25) is designed in-house by Mid-Atlantic Mercantile boutique and made and printed in the United States.

Stylebook Snapshot: Made in America fashions more than just a trend

Efforts to support American-made apparel and accessories have morphed into a movement by designers and consumers.

2 weeks ago


 The Limited has teamed with costume designer Lyn Paolo and actress Kerry Washington to design a collection of clothes inspired by Ms. Washington's character Olivia Pope on ABC's drama "Scandal."

Stylebook: The Limited turns to 'Scandal' for new line

Plus: Find out the latest developments from Pittsburgh's provisional Fashion Group International chapter.

3 weeks ago


 Artist and illustrator Ashley Cecil wears one of the infinity scarves featuring patterns adapted from her paintings in her booth at the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival earlier this month. She's surrounded by her paintings and pillows, which also include patterns inspired by her art.

Stylebook Snapshot: Artist adapts nature paintings to fashions, furniture

Painter and illustrator Ashley Cecil of Highland Park has started designing scarves, pillows and more with patterns based on her paintings.

3 weeks ago


Stylebook: Emphatics endures with exhibit at Heinz History Center

Plus: Art Institute of Pittsburgh fashion grads honored, Style Week Pittsburgh offers sneak peek of highlights and more news and events.

4 weeks ago


 Wine in style: Clos du Bois collaborated with California fashion designer Trina Turk on a convertible beach tote/wine carrier ($98; ClosduBois.com and Trina Turk stores).

Summer style necessities

Trends for the season are about putting the ease back into easy summer living with apparel and accessories that do more than meets the eye.

1 month ago


 Julie Peterson inside the studio in her North Side home, that she runs as part of the British franchise House of Colour, which provides personal evaluation for individuals to help them pick the right shades for clothing and make-up that best fits them.

Pantone predicts the colors of the season

A local color consultant can help women navigate the trendy collection of colors that Pantone recommended in its seasonal report.

1 month ago



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