Style & Fashion

 Paul Fruehan, owner of Wood-N-You Like It from West Mifflin shows an antique post office box to Lauren Pusateri of Castle Shannon.

Stylebook: I Made It! Market kicks off first official holiday shopping weekend

Plus, several trunk shows on tap and a beauty lounge pops up on Mount Washington.

2 days ago

 Chancelor Humphrey is a Pittsburgh-based photographer whose site Keep Pittsburgh Dope has become synonymous with Pittsburgh street style.

Stylebook snapshot: Meet Chancelor Humphrey, street style photographer behind Keep Pittsburgh Dope

In just over a year he’s curated what’s arguably the most comprehensive portrait of modern Pittsburgh style on his website and social media.

5 days ago

 No. 14, a boutique at 4601 Butler Street in Lawrenceville. The space was completely renovated by architect Jared Korchok of Desmone Architects and owner Michelle Conley. The first floor, a former bar, has been converted into the boutique and the second floor is a two-bedroom apartment.

Distinction Winter 2015: Boutique buying / Fresh places to shop in Pittsburgh for the holidays

For retailers, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. But for shoppers, the holidays can be overwhelming. What to buy? Where to buy it?

1 week ago

 Designer Cynthia Rowley enjoying a room full of her new collection for Hooker Furniture.

Fashion designer Cynthia Rowley turns her sights on furniture

The prolific designer has thrown her hat into the home furnishings ring with a debut collection for Hooker Furniture.

1 week ago

 Brass and badger shave brush ($140), silver and brass handmade safety razor ($398) and hand-forged mustache comb ($65) by Studebaker Metals (

Stylebook: New places to shop in Pittsburgh

There’s a new crop of shops and showrooms around town to ease the pursuit for presents this holiday season.

1 week ago

Founded by Pittsburgher Richard Hayne, URBN buys Philadelphia-based Vetri

Expect retail and restaurant pairings in future developments.

1 week ago

 Suttirat Larlarb.

Carnegie Mellon professor brings design experience from stage, screen to classroom

Suttirat Larlarb is a costume and production designer whose credits include such movies as “The Walk” and “Slumdog Millionaire.”

1 week ago

 Interior of the new Una Biologicals boutique in Pittsburgh's Lawrenceville neighborhood.

Green up your beauty routine with these Pittsburgh-based brands and boutiques

Pittsburgh is home to a number of green beauty brands, markets and wellness groups that can help take the guess work out of going green.

2 weeks ago

Stylebook: Jump-start holiday shopping with these events in Pittsburgh

Plus, lots of trunk shows on tap this week and how to get into the holiday spirit with Macy’s Believe campaign.

2 weeks ago

Stylebook Snapshot: Q&A edition

We recently started inviting readers to share their burning fashion questions. This week: Where to find bras for women with petite busts.

2 weeks ago

 Michael "Gypsy" Pezzulo painted this mural of the Beatles at Beans 'N' Cream on Brilliant Avenue in Aspinwall.

Shopping worth a drive: Antiques, skull sweaters, vegan and comfort food? Must be Aspinwall

Aspinwall offers mom-and-pop boutiques and restaurants, exemplifying the charm of small-town life just 7½ miles from Downtown.

2 weeks ago

 When the space was a bar, most of the front windows had been closed up or filled with glass block. Passers-by sometimes stop in to thank the owners for transforming the building.

From gritty to pretty: Owners and designer turn Lawrenceville bar into a beauty

A mother and daughter create Number Fourteen Boutique, seeing the fashion shop they wanted beneath the dark trappings of a tavern.

2 weeks ago

 Ozzie, left, and Boomer pose for a portrait.

Take a bite out of fashion: These days, Fluffy and Fido 'paws' to dress

A Bethel Park couple make upscale clothes for dogs and other pets as indulgent owners increasingly dress their pets in elaborate clothes.

2 weeks ago

 Todd Snyder, known for his vintage-inspired collegiate Tailgate brand, has joined American Eagle Outfitters as a designer.

American Eagle acquires Tailgate clothing line

Todd Snyder, known for his vintage-inspired collegiate Tailgate brand, joins the company as a designer.

3 weeks ago

 This room features a Georgia chest with Hayes Lamp and Worthington chair and black and white rug.

Kate Spade launches a home furnishings brand

In Kate Spade Home, the fashion brand takes a subtle, not too girly shot at home furnishings.

3 weeks ago

Stylebook: Calling all Pittsburgh fashion influencers, bloggers

Plus, trunk shows for bridesmaids and brides to be, a Simon G trunk show at Goldstock Jewelers and more happenings this week in Pittsburgh.

3 weeks ago

 Pittsburgh native Matthew Noszka in the  Balmain x H&M runway show in New York City.

Stylebook snapshot: Fashion scoop for November

Check out suggestions for new collections to browse, trends to try and tips for getting your holiday shopping off to a successful start.

3 weeks ago

 Models snap a selfie backstage before the Tommy Hilfiger runway show. Courtesy of Tommy Hilfiger.

Backstage beauty: Hair and makeup tricks to try at home

Here’s a roundup of some of the top beauty trends spotted at New York Fashion Week -- and a few tricks you can try at home.

1 month ago

 Earlier this year, the Ross Park Mall added Chelsea Collective, Chelsea Collective (upper level in the Nordstrom corridor), a boutique-style shopping experience by Dick’s Sporting Goods.

Stylebook: Pittsburgh malls welcome new stores in time for the holidays

Plus, check out what’s hot this week in Pittsburgh fashion and who said what on the beat.

1 month ago