Style & Fashion


 The interior of Social Status, Downtown.

Pittsburgh sneaker scene abuzz with conventions, specialty shops

There will be two conventions here next month: the Pittsburgh Sneaker Fall Classic and the Sole St. Sneaker Convention.

4 days ago


Stylebook: FGI Pittsburgh plans series of fashion events for 2015

Plus: Bras for the Cause at Hard Rock Cafe Pittsburgh, a consignment bus tour, Christian Dior beauty tips and more in Pittsburgh fashion.

4 days ago


 Costumes by Jen Rocket for ScareHouse actors.

Stylebook Snapshot: Designer refashions clothes into scary costumes

Pittsburgh-based designer and seamstress Jen Rocket caters to requests for everything from couture gowns to ScareHouse costumes.

5 days ago


Steelers fashion show Friday at Heinz Field

The Steelers Style runway show celebrates 40 years of well-dressed athletes supporting the Cancer Caring Center and UPMC Sports Medicine.

1 week ago


 Dr. Bill and Donna Bookwalter use a honeycomb spinner to collect honey at their garage in Fox Chapel.

Brain surgeon Bill Bookwalter is also a beekeeper

Fox Chapel neurosurgeon Bill Bookwalter finds his hives a sweet sanctuary from the operating room.

1 week ago


 Forever 21 on the upper level of South Hills Village is among the largest of the new retailers the mall has welcomed during its renovation.

Stylebook: New stores part of 50th anniversary makeover at South Hills Village

Plus: the Steelers take to the runway, FGI Pittsburgh visits Ross Park Mall, Macy’s holds holiday makeup event and more in Pittsburgh style.

2 weeks ago


 Oscar De la Renta was a favorite of socialites and movie stars alike.

Oscar de la Renta, fashion designer, dies at 82

Oscar de la Renta built an elegant brand that, in exclusive circles and small-town bridal salons alike, was known by one word: Oscar.

1 week ago


 Handbags and laptop covers made from repurposed old clothes by ReBag, a start-up founded by Yi Wang.

Stylebook Snapshot: ReBag refashions old clothes into new handbags

Yi Wang started the business as a way for people to turn their favorite fashions from the past into something fresh and functional.

1 week ago


 Winter wrap from Mr. Charles and Charlene Rosen.

Garden Club's annual PIZZAZZ boutique event in full bloom for anniversary

The event will include new vendors, extended hours and a bourbon bar in honor of the Garden Club of Allegheny County’s 100th anniversary.

2 weeks ago


 Sparrow on chartreuse pillow by Ashley Cecil, one of the Pittsburgh finalists in the Martha Stewart American Made competition.

Stylebook: Pittsburgh-based fashion, beauty brands finalists in Martha Stewart contest

Plus: Oktoberfest at Macy’s, Wildcard turns five, shop fashions from around the world at Global Girl Gifts events and more.

2 weeks ago


 After taking over for his father at the helm, Jim Berry, CEO of Nearshights Monocles, offers three product lines available at Nearsights.com and at an increasing number of retail outlets.

Philadelphia-area man launches eye-catching monocle business

Jim Berry took over his father’s monocle business - and turned it into a profitable vision with three product lines now available.

2 weeks ago


 Masculine-inspired hairstyles are trending for fall, such as this one with a deep side part sported by a model in the Peter Som fall 2014 runway show at New York Fashion Week.

Backstage Beauty: Makeup, hair tricks and trends spotted during fashion season

A seat at a runway show gets you a look at the fashion, but behind the scenes is where all the best beauty secrets are revealed.

3 weeks ago


 A model wearing a Shawna Solomon design walks the catwalk at the kickoff event for the 5th annual Pittsburgh Fashion Week at Highmark Stadium on Sept. 22.

Stylebook: Pittsburgh Fashion Week's future focused on opportunities for Pittsburgh-based designers

Plus: A Cops in Couture runway benefit, Vintage Valet truck celebrates Pinktober, an update on Simple Sugars and more Pittsburgh style news.

3 weeks ago


 A woman shops at Collezioni-The Beauty Gallery in the Pittsburgh International Airport Airmall.

Stylebook Snapshot: Airmall remodel helps travelers fly in style

The retail center at Pittsburgh International Airport gets a $10 million development with new domestic and international fashion brands.

3 weeks ago


 Lower prices on silver jewelry could be in store for the holidays if the metal’s value continues to drop, according to an expert at the Henne jewelry store in Shadyside.

Silver's slide hurting investors, but may help shoppers

Gold’s “crazy cousin” has dropped significantly in value, and some experts fear the worst is yet to come.

3 weeks ago



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