Style & Fashion


 James and Karin Legato of Emphatics at the grand opening press show at One Oxford Centre in 1983.

Obituary: James Legato / Emphatics boutique owner had big impact on fashion

For 50 years the store was a mecca for high-end fashions in Downtown Pittsburgh.

4 days ago


 Rachel Ashwell is the author of "The World of Shabby Chic."

Author Rachel Ashwell touts the benefits of the Shabby Chic lifestyle

Through ups and downs, Shabby Chic and Rachel Ashwell go on comfortably.

5 days ago


 The opening reception for the Uptown Sweats by Kiya Tomlin and Sandra Cadavid boutique in East Liberty on Saturday. Outside the shop, a red carpet and seats are situated for a runway show.

Stylebook: Retail shop Uptown Sweats by Kiya Tomlin, Sandra Cadavid now open

Plus, spring and summer trunk shows, Pittsburgh-based designer partners with Florsheim Shoes, a new jewelry store in Lawrenceville and more.

5 days ago


 Pittsburgh native and makeup artist Brett Freedman.

Stylebook snapshot: Celebrity makeup artist, Pittsburgh native Brett Freedman makes moves with own cosmetics line

The Brett Brow Collection will be carried by Sephora starting this month. Plus his beauty collaboration with Reba McEntire makes its debut.

6 days ago


 Inside a Nordstrom Rack in Brooklyn, New York.

Nordstrom, Macy's see benefits from keeping their discount stores close

A new Nordstrom Rack planned near the Nordstrom at Ross Park Mall illustrates change in thinking by a number of retailers.

6 days ago


 Jacquard blankets by Pendleton in Sewickley.

Shopping worth a drive: Stores in Sewickley and Sharon beckon browsers and buyers

Head to Sharon for prom dresses, chocolates and shoes; to Sewickley for Pendleton blankets, preppy J. McLaughlin and one-of-a-kind stores.

1 week ago


 Shoppers wait in line to enter on opening day of the new Nordstrom Rack store in New York City in May 2010.

Nordstrom Rack coming to McKnight Road shopping center

The Seattle department store operator’s off-price location will be down the road from its only department store in the Pittsburgh region.

1 week ago


 Kim Kardashian at the Louis Vuitton show during Paris Fashion Week sporting icy-colored tresses.

Icy hot: Platinum blond is the 'it' hair hue for spring

The trend has trickled down from the spring 2015 runways to celebrities and now to the mainstream. But who can pull it off?

1 week ago


 A model walks the runway wearing a look from Pittsburgh-based designer Lana Neumeyer at Fashion for the Wild 2014. This year's event will be held on Thursday at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium.

Stylebook: Fashion for the Wild brings boutiques, designers to Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium

Plus: spring bonus shopping days at Fifth Avenue Place, charity fashion events, a bridal trunk show with designs from New Zealand and more.

1 week ago


 Adriana Bellisario Cupelli poses for a portrait in her shop, Accessories By Adriana, in Polish Hill.

Stylebook snapshot: Pittsburgh-based designer brings style to Holy Communion accessories

Adriana Bellisario Cupelli of Oakland has been an industry leader for designing veils and coordinating shoes, gloves and bags for decades.

1 week ago


 Will Jaromir Jagr's mane emerge victorious?

Cast your vote for the most iconic hair in Pittsburgh sports

Round 2 is underway for the real bracket fun: Vote on which athletes should advance to the next round.

2 weeks ago


 The meditation room at Nemacolin Woodland's Holistic Healing Center.

A look inside Nemacolin's Holistic Healing Center

Nemacolin Woodlands is celebrating the first anniversary of its Holistic Healing Center and the end of the resort’s $30 million renovation.

2 weeks ago


Stylebook: Clothes Mentor designer resale store opens in North Hills

Plus, free bracelet Fridays at Fifth Avenue Place, South Hills Village completes multimillion-dollar renovation and more mall news.

2 weeks ago


 Mark Chambers, Chef Concierge at The Fairmont Pittsburgh, has his neck measured for a suit fitting by Greg Graytton, store manager of Larrimor's, Downtown.

Stylebook snapshot: Pittsburgh hotels spruce up staffers' style

Fairmont Pittsburgh and the forthcoming Hotel Indigo are two examples of hotels working with retailers and designers to sharpen their looks.

2 weeks ago


 The Commoner restaurant in the old Reed Smith building, Downtown designed by Mark Zeff.

Interior designer Mark Zeff goes from Swank to The Commoner

Mark Zeff, who has worked with Hilary Swank and The Commoner restaurant, says staying on budget is like landing a plane on the right runway.

3 weeks ago


 Steven "StevenBe" Berg will be a host at the "PJ party" on Friday at the 11th annual Pittsburgh Knit and Crochet Festival.

Stylebook snapshot: Pittsburgh Knit and Crochet Festival embraces growth with new venue

The festival will move to the Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh hotel and will feature a 78-foot “waterfall” of yarn display.

3 weeks ago


Stylebook: Pageboy Salon & Boutique in Lawrenceville celebrates five years

Plus, girls’ night out in Lawrenceville, prep for prom at Macy’s South Hills Village, model searches, trunk shows and more.

4 weeks ago



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