Style & Fashion

 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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 Gaspard Ulliel in "Saint Laurent."

Movie review: 'Saint Laurent' captures designer's triumphs, torments

Bertrand Bonello is the second director to explore the magnificence and madness of French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent in a biopic.

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 The exhibit of the fashions of Marjorie Merriweather Post in the Adirondack building on the grounds of the Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens in  Washington D.C.

Ingenue icon: Marjorie Merriweather Post fashions on display

Gowns, shoes, handbags and more from her early Gibson Girl days to the late 1960s are showcased at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens.

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 I Made It! Market will have a presence this week at the EQT Three Rivers Regatta.

Stylebook: Opportunities for crafters, designers plentiful in Pittsburgh

Plus, ladies’ night out at SouthSide Works and FGI Pittsburgh seeks applicants for new board positions.

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 Mini bucket bag in black galaxy print ($34.99) is part of the Eddie Borgo for Target collection.

Stylebook snapshot: Fashion scoop for July

Here are some best bets for shopping, beauty, fashion events and more in July.

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 Naomi Sims in 1991

Pittsburgh native Naomi Sims' accomplishments extolled

Kilolo Luckett lectures about the achievements of Homewood’s Naomi Sims, the first African-American supermodel.

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 Maybelline eye makeup ad from 1951.

All eyes on Maybelline: Makeup maker marks 100 years

How much do you know about Maybelline? Here are some fun facts and figures about one of beauty’s favorite brands.

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 The late fashion model Naomi Sims in New York in the 1960s.

Stylebook: Lecture at Carnegie Museum of Art to discuss groundbreaking life of Naomi Sims

Plus, Style Week Pittsburgh model call, “Sip & Shop” style events, South Hills Village welcomes new retailers and more fashion news.

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 Post-Gazette style editor Sara Bauknecht as a child with her father, Walter "Skip" Bauknecht.

Stylebook snapshot: My father and I don't always see eye to eye on style — but that's OK

He liked it better when I’d forgo lots of makeup and glitzy things and just be me.

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 Anne Marie Welty shows off some of the 300 hats in her collection.

Brim with history: Each vintage hat represents 'someone's story,' Greensburg collector says

When educator and antique collector Ted Welty bought his daughter a vintage headpiece, he never anticipated where it would lead.

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 These are pieces from Fashion & Textile Designer Trevor O'Neale. He's designed them to run in the Art Institute's Senior Design Show Thursday. The pieces are all modeled by Cassidy Griffin of Docherty Talent.

Art Institute of Pittsburgh to showcase student designers

The third annual Student Graduate Fashion Show is the largest and most diverse to date.

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 Zuo Modern's Providence sofa offers a contemporary take on tufting in silver leatherette.

Tufting is buttoning the upholstery industry

While consumers may take tufting for granted, craftsmen know it is one of the most labor-intensive upholstery treatments.

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Stylebook: Gear up for Father's Day with a giveaway

Plus, a sip and shop style event, seasonal sale at Crossroads Boutique & Cattiva, “The Compilation” fashion preview party and more events.

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 "Sew Fab: Sewing and Style for Young Fashionistas" is by former Pittsburgher Lesley Ware. It aims to equip readers with the skills and self-esteem to create their own looks through colorful illustrations, step-by-step projects and words of style wisdom.

Stylebook snapshot: 'Sew Fab' book teaches sewing, styling tips to young fashionistas

Former Pittsburgher Lesley Ware wrote the book to help make sewing approachable and fun for kids and teens.

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 Moschino sighting Downtown via @KeepPittsburghDope on Instagram.

#PghFashion: A snapshot of Pittsburgh's style as seen on Instagram

On the app, the Steel City is steadily building its fashion identity — one selfie, #OOTD and street style photo at a time.

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Fashion embraces Instagram with new book

This spring, the Council of Fashion Designers of America recognized Instagram with an award and a new coffee table book.

4 weeks ago

 Lani Lazzari, owner of Simple Sugars, inside her new location at RIDC Park in O'Hara Township.

Stylebook snapshot: Pittsburgh-based Simple Sugars beauty brand marks a decade in business

Lani Lazzari started the all-natural, handmade body scrub line at age 11 and has turned it into a multi-million dollar company.

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