Style & Fashion

 A handmade backpack by Pittsburgh-based Jenny N. design ($248 at

Back to class bags: A style for every student

Here’s a guide to school bags beyond the traditional backpack for academics at a range of ages. Think outside the bag and try something new!

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Back to school shopping by the numbers

How much money are families spending to gear up for the new school year? And how are they spending it? Here’s the breakdown ...

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 Passers-by examine clothing on mannequins in a store window on Boston's Newbury Street.

Stylebook snapshot: How to shop your way through Boston (in 24 hours or less)

Good news, fashion enthusiasts! You don’t need long to do some serious shopping in Bean Town.

2 days ago

 Teacher's petal top ($44.99) and profound pizzazz skirt ($59.99) from ModCloth's namesake label.

Stylebook: ModCloth launches in-house label and opens a store

Plus, bridal trunk show, custom shirt month at Larrimor’s and the latest on Pittsburgh-based Terry Jolo Brand fashion line.

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 Volunteers make unique art cards with art therapy director Brant Meehan at Cancer Caring Center in Bloomfield.

Bloomfield center volunteers create cards made with art & soul

“It is an expression of your emotions about well-being to the person it is going to,” said art therapist Brant Meehan.

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 City Councilman Dan Gilman will recognize Tuesday as Stylish Pittsburgh Day in the city.

Stylebook: City to celebrate first #StylishPittsburgh day

Plus, neighborhood sidewalk sales, The Compilation runway show, what’s new at South Hills Village and other fashion-related news.

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 Model Miyah Knight poses for a photo during a Style Week Pittsburgh pop-up photo shoot Downtown on June 26, 2015. The five-day event will return for its third year Aug. 12-16.

Stylebook snapshot: Style scoop for August

Here are ways to embrace the dog days of summer by heating up your style!

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 At Main Exhibit Gallery on West Main Street in Ligonier, all the arts and crafts are made by local of American artisans.

Shopping in Ligonier is worth the drive

Just because the Ligonier Valley is known as a playground for the rich doesn't mean the rest of us can't play there, too.

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 Models pose in multi-colored suits and a casual jacket with sweater ensemble during the Tommy Hilfiger presentation at Men's Fashion Week in New York.

From trends to models, diversity on display at New York Fashion Week: Men's

What took place last week in New York City was the first of its kind.

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 Matthew Noska of Scott during his appearance earlier this year on Ellen DeGeneres' talk show.

Stylebook snapshot: Male models on the rise have roots in Pittsburgh

Matthew Noszka and Devin Goda are building successful careers in modeling while keeping their hometowns close at heart.

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Stylebook: Serendipity boutique heads to Tanger Outlets

Plus, a bridal accessories boutique, shopping for fall, what’s happening at Ross Park Mall and more.

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 The Shinola pop-up inside the lobby at the Skylight Clarkson Sq. The brand is one of the sponsors of New York Fashion Week: Men's.

Stylebook in NYC: As New York Fashion Week Men's closes, all eyes on Varvatos, new venue

New York City’s first men’s fashion week ended Thursday with the return of John Varvatos. But trends weren’t all people were talking about.

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 Sporty meets refined in Matiere spring/summer 2016 collection at New York Men's Day, which opened New York Fashion Week: Men's on Monday at Industria Superstudios in Manhattan's Meatpacking District.

Stylebook in NYC: Diversity on display at New York Fashion Week: Men's

From the start of the four-day fashion affair, the muscle and range of menswear in American style has been in the spotlight.

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 Pedestrians pass the display windows at Macy's in Downtown Pittsburgh.

Patrons bemoan loss of Tic Toc, workday shopping

Patrons recalled attending special occasion meals at the 11th floor restaurant and visits to the holiday windows.

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 The Copley chair by C.R.Laine with a broad racing stripe leaves the competition in the dust.

Vertical racing stripes trending at the Spring High Point Market

Vertical stripes commonly associated with classic speedsters made the jump from the racetrack to chairs and sofas.

3 weeks ago

 A model wearing a Brian David design walks the catwalk at the kickoff event for the fifth annual Pittsburgh Fashion Week, held at Highmark Stadium. The sixth annual Pittsburgh Fashion Week will take place in September.

Stylebook: Pittsburgh Fashion Week volunteer meetings on tap

Plus, fall shopping with Worth New York, and Stylebook is live this week from New York Fashion Week: Men’s!

3 weeks ago

 Models wear creations for Lanvin men's Spring-Summer 2016 fashion collection presented last month in Paris.

American menswear to take the spotlight at inaugural New York Fashion Week: Men's shows

More than 40 established and emerging designers are slated to be part of New York City’s first fashion week devoted to all-things menswear.

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 Gilded rose necklace by Nicolette Jewelry Sculptures, $269 at

Handmade here: A roundup of accessories crafted with care in Pittsburgh

There’s no shortage of Pittsburgh-based brands that are keeping the spirit of American-made manufacturing and artistry alive and well.

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 The Vintage Valet, started by Marissa Zimmerman, is one of the fashion trucks to be featured this weekend at SouthSide Works Exposed. The three-day event will include 60-plus artisans.

Stylebook: Shop Pittsburgh's South Side this summer

Take in the sights, sounds and — of course! — styles at the annual SouthSide Works Exposed.

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 "The Tampa Necklace" by Van Cleef & Arpels, on display at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History as part of the "Out of this World! Jewelry in the Space Age" exhibit.

New Carnegie Museum exhibit explores relationship between space, jewelry

More than 300 accessories and space-related ephemera are on display at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History through early 2016.

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