It just got a lot easier to "think pink" in Pittsburgh.
The PINK lifestyle brand by Victoria's Secret now has its own store at Ross Park Mall. It is the first exclusively PINK retailer in Pittsburgh. The brand offers young women's loungewear, sleepwear, bras and panties.
Several other PINK locations are planned to be rolled out this year. Learn more about the collection at pinknation.com or search for "VSPINK" on Facebook.
More from the Pittsburgh fashion and beauty front ...
Tasteful Tuesdays at The Mall at Robinson: The latest installment of the monthly music and food series returns to the mall food court. From 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., treat your ears to live music and your taste buds to samplings.
Gemstone trunk show at Crystal River Gems: Browse handmade gemstone and silver jewelry from Jaipur, India, Wednesday through Friday on the lower level of Fifth Avenue Place, Downtown.
Shop late in Lawrenceville: On the second Thursday of each month, select stores in Lawrenceville will stay open until 9 p.m., giving late-night shoppers a chance to browse merchandise, enjoy free refreshments and receive discounts.
Amsale fashion preview at Bella Bridesmaid: See the latest dresses from Amsale this weekend at 1752 N. Highland Road, Upper St. Clair. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 412-854-4422 to schedule an appointment.
Pittsburgh Fashion Week seeking male models: Organizers are in search of men to walk the runway at the event's annual ManStyle show during the weeklong event, Sept. 23-29. A casting call will be held 5 p.m. Saturday at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Downtown, in room 417, fourth floor. Men of varied ages and heights are welcome and should be prepared to show their runway walk. Resumes and composite cards are welcome but not required.
Teen Vogue back-to-school fashion event at Mall at Robinson: Learn which trends will turn heads in the halls this school year at a fall fashion preview 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday in the grand court. The afternoon also will include promotions and exclusive deals, plus a meet and greet with actor Calum Worthy, who plays Dez on the Disney Channel TV show "Austin & Ally."
Lladro figurines now carried at Blue Elephant Cafe: The coffee shop at 150 Gamma Drive, in the RIDC park in O'Hara, offers figurines by the high-end porcelain designer based in Valencia, Spain. A grand opening for the section will be held 4 to 7 p.m. today. Through the end of the month, specials will be offered on Lladro purchases of $100 or more.
Information: www.blueelephantcafe.com or 412-963-7200.
New location for East Side Laser Center: The center has relocated to the office of Dr. Tracy Prizant and Prizant Dermatology at 5770 Baum Blvd. in the East End. It was formerly in the office of Dr. Bill Swartz. Laser technician and owner Bridget Miller will continue to provide a range of cosmetic and therapeutic services, including laser hair removal, IPL Photofacial and Fractional laser, tattoo removal and spider vein eradication. Ms. Miller works with Dr. Prizant, who provides cosmetic dermatology treatments in addition to general dermatology. Information: 412-363-7546 or email@example.com.
Also in the news ...
H&M launches e-commerce website: At long last, American shoppers can purchase the latest looks from the Swedish retail chain online. Browse and buy apparel and accessories for men, women and children, as well as home decor, at www.hm.com/us/.
Vanity Fair releases international "best dressed" list: Standouts on the global style scene were honored in the annual list, topped this year by actress Kerry Washington. Keeping her company were J. Crew creative director Jenna Lyons, Beyonce, Victoria Beckham and new royal mommy Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge. Justin Timberlake was among the men who landed on the list. For the second year, first lady Michelle Obama was not included.
For more honorees and photos, visit www.vanityfair.com.
Hillary Clinton to receive first Michael Kors award: In October, the fashion designer will recognize the former secretary of state for her commitment to community services at the God's Love We Deliver Golden Heart awards. God's Love We Deliver is a nonprofit Michael Kors is involved with that provides food to people too ill to prepare meals for themselves.
"Thanks to her talent, devotion and unrelenting efforts on behalf of those with much less, she has improved millions of lives and helped lay the foundation for a better, more just world," Mr. Kors said in a statement.fashion
For more from PG fashion writer Sara Bauknecht, check out the PG's Stylebook blog at www.post-gazette.com/stylebook. Follow her on Twitter @SaraB_PG. To have a fashion or style event considered for Stylebook, send listing to firstname.lastname@example.org.