Style & Fashion

 Love locks surround the Flame of Liberty monument, located above the tunnel where Princess Diana died in a car accident in 1997. The site became a memorial to her, and a magnet for love locks.

Paris tries to turn tourists away from 'love locks'

One famous bridge, the Pont des Arts, was cleared of 45 tons of padlocks left to show love. Yet locks are now showing up all over Paris.

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Stylebook: Oakland Forever Fashion Friday event to spotlight street style

Plus an Escada trunk show at Larrimor’s, rare cultural costumes on display in West Homestead, a Dress for Success Pittsburgh party and more.

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 The exterior of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City's Meatpacking District.

Stylebook snapshot: New Whitney Museum highlights NYC's trendy Meatpacking District

The neighborhood in lower Manhattan is home to the new Whitney Museum of American Art, designer fashion stores, fine restaurants and more.

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 Diane von Furstenberg

Spring sensations: Trends for 2016 fresh from New York Fashion Week

Island-inspired styles, carefree colors, stripes, pajama dressing and minimal makeup were among the trends spotted on the runway.

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 A model wearing a Mayfield Avenue design walks the runway at the kick-off event for Pittsburgh Fashion Week held at Highmark Stadium in Station Square on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015.

Stylebook: Pittsburgh Fashion Week wraps another year

In its sixth year, Pittsburgh Fashion Week completed five days of events featuring 20-plus brands and about 300 models. Was it a success?

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 A spectrum of colors that's been predicted to be popular in fashion for spring 2016 is seen in a screen grab from the report posted at

Pantone predicts popular colors in fashion for spring 2016

South-of-the-border culture, a calm sensibility and blurred gender lines are just a few of the inspirations behind Pantone's color picks.

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 Fashion designer Alexander Wang greets the crowd after showing his spring/summer 2016 collection during New York Fashion Week in New York, September 12, 2015. The 31-year-old designer also is marking the 10-year anniversary of the brand with a special #Wang10 capsule collection.

Stylebook snapshot: Fashion scoop for October

With October’s arrival, the haunting season is here — but don’t let your fashions cause a fright! Here are some style picks for the month.

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2Do this week, Sept. 27-Oct. 3: Cultural events around Pittsburgh

Music in the Great Space series, RADical Days and Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks are all on the agenda for the coming week.

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 The interior of One Brilliant Boutique, as seen in a screen grab of the boutique's Facebook page. The shop at 12 Brilliant Ave., Aspinwall, will hold a trunk show on Monday and a special style tips event on Wednesday.

Stylebook: A fashion workshop, trunk show and more

A fashion workshop at One Brilliant, men’s trunk show at Larrimor’s, St. Brendan’s Crossing anniversary celebration and more.

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 Kiya Tomlin

Fashion event featuring Kiya Tomlin postponed

The inaugural Style+Tech Talk evening was scheduled for Friday but will be rescheduled for next month.

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 Kerry Washington shines in Marc Jacobs at the Emmy Awards Sunday night in Los Angeles.

In spite of sizzling temperatures, stars heat up Emmys red carpet with hot fashion

It was nearly 100 degrees in LA, but stars still turned it out with classic black dresses, lots of sparkle and dazzling accessories.

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 Fashion designer Kiya Tomlin, right, with assistant Brittany Meyer inside Ms. Tomlin's boutique in East Liberty. She will discuss the business of fashion and launching a brand at FGI Pittsburgh provisional chapter's Style+Tech Talk event on Friday.

Stylebook: FGI Pittsburgh to launch Style+Tech Talks

Plus, an art exhibit at Jack + Jules Pittsburgh, trunk shows galore, an underwear party with TRIM Pittsburgh and more fashion events.

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 A model walks the runway at the fifth annual Pittsburgh Fashion Week last September at Highmark Stadium. Guests at a runway show shouldn't block the shot. Stay seated and keep your legs uncrossed to make sure everyone (especially photographers in the pit) get a good view of the fashion show.

Stylebook snapshot: The dos and don'ts of attending a fashion show

In advance of Pittsburgh Fashion Week, here are commandments of the catwalk guests should follow to ensure that a good time is had by all.

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 A model wearing a Brian David design walks the catwalk at the kickoff event for the fifth Annual Pittsburgh Fashion Week last September at Highmark Stadium. The sixth Fashion Week starts Monday.

Pittsburgh Fashion Week strives to stay fresh in sixth year

The week of fashion-focused events will include 20-plus brands and more than 300 models at multiple venues.

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 Guests wait in line outside the Skylight at Moynihan Station venue at New York Fashion Week: The Shows to be checked into the building.

Stylebook at NYFW: Things were strictly business inside New York Fashion Week's new venues

Many of the accommodations and conveniences of the tents from past seasons were missing at Fashion Week’s new homes in lower Manhattan.

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 Maddie Ziegler front row at Betsey Johnson's 50th anniversary runway show at New York Fashion Week. Maddie, who rose to fame on Lifetime TV's reality show "Dance Moms" about Penn Hills-based Abby Lee Dance Company, is among those with Pittsburgh ties taking part in the New York Fashion Week festivities.

Stylebook at New York Fashion Week: Plenty of Pittsburgh ties in the Big Apple

Wiz Khalifa, Maddie Ziegler, Sheena Trivedi, Chancelor Humphrey and Tereneh Mosley are among those with local ties in town for Fashion Week.

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 A model gives a tough-girl vibe during the Betsey Johnson 50th anniversary fashion show at New York Fashion Week: The Shows on Sept. 11.

Stylebook at NYFW: The buzz at New York Fashion Week

The fashions are just part of the attraction. The parties, the people and the places where the who’s who go are all part of the spectacle.

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 The new dining room set from the Hable for Hickory Chair collection includes the Tate armchair, the Olivier table in an Ebony finish, dark dark walnut is the standard finish, and the Loretta side chair.

Designer Susan Hable reaches for the stars at High Point

Textile designer Susan Hable boldly goes into furniture design with a new collection, Hable for Hickory Chair.

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Stylebook: Shop fall savings at Just Between Friends consignment sale

Plus, fall bonus days at Fifth Avenue Place, trunk shows at Larrimor’s a model casting call and more in Pittsburgh fashion.

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 Matthew Noszka models Ellen underwear in the show's riff-raff room during an appearance on "The Ellen Degeneres Show" earlier this year. He was discovered in 2014 by a Wilhelmina agent who saw a shirtless photo of him posted on Instagram.

Stylebook snapshot: Researchers study impact of Instagram on models' success

Researchers at Indiana University claim to have figured out how to predict the popularity of new models using the social media site.

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 Supermodel Gigi Hadid at New York Fashion Week in February wearing a '70s-inspired look by Anna Sui, one of the many designers whose fall collections included refreshed nods to the decade.

Fall Fashion Preview: Season of the '70s

Designers drew inspiration for fall from the camel hues, chunky shoes, funky fringe, geometric prints and other far-out fashions of the era.

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Stylebook: Steel Studios pop-up shop at Fifth Avenue Place

Plus, trunk shows, a cashmere sale, a store closing at South Hills Village mall and more from the Pittsburgh fashion front.

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 A ballgown by Charles and Ron on the runway in February at Nolcha Fashion Week, a day of events during New York Fashion Week focused on independent and emerging designers. Nolcha Fashion Week is among the events scheduled at Pier 59 Studios at Chelsea Pier at this month's event.

Stylebook snapshot: Change will be what's trending at New York Fashion Week

New venues, a new schedule and even a new name are some of what’s changing up the look and feel of this biannual global fashion event.

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