Style & Fashion

 Dianne C. Lemon, left, and her son Jaylee Lemon at the kick-off fashion show for Pittsburgh Style Week at The Priory in August 2014. The event is seeking fashion designers to be featured in the city’s third annual Style Week, Aug. 12-16.

Stylebook: FGI Pittsburgh provisional chapter pushes forward

Plus: Ming Wang trunk show, Style Week Pittsburgh seeks designers, charity fashion soiree and more from the Pittsburgh style scene.

3 days ago

 Fashion designer Diana Misetic works on fabrics from Africa to make a dress at her Shadyside studio for the first FashionAFRICANA clothing line.

Stylebook Snapshot: FashionAFRICANA debuts first clothing line at this year's event

Now in its 14th year, the Pittsburgh event strives to showcase the beauty and diversity of the African diaspora through many art forms.

4 days ago

 Teen clothing chain rue21 has begun offering plus-size clothing under the name rue+, including a collection of accessories such as belts.

As teen clothing chains angst over future, rue21 chases plus-size opportunity

Cranberry-based chain says investors who bought the company in 2013 were enthusiastic about adding clothes to serve sizes 14-24.

4 days ago

 The two-tone dress, left, alongside an ivory and black version, made by Roman Originals.

Debate over dress’s color takes Internet by storm

University of Pittsburgh and West Penn Hospital doctors gave color commentary on why people are seeing different colors in an online photo.

5 days ago

 Shop manager Debbie Armstrong adjusts the two-tone dress Friday in a window display of a shop in Lichfield, England.

Science brings clarity to Internet debate on dress’s true colors

Controversy rages even if science can explain it. Is that dress on the Internet gold and white, or blue and black?

5 days ago

 Kendall Jenner walks the runway at the Michael Kors fashion show.

Best of New York Fashion Week trends for fall 2015

Retro-inspired, toned-down hues, boots, hair accessories and lots of fur were among the top looks spotted on the runway.

1 week ago

 Gwyneth Paltrow at the Oscars.

Oscars fashion: Couture and calamity on the red carpet

From custom creations to looks straight off the fall 2015 runway, several stars turned out in their red carpet best (while others tried to).

1 week ago

Stylebook: Pitt Give a Thread campaign attempts to break world record

Plus, FGI Pittsburgh provisional chapter to hold a business of fashion panel and a dollar sale at Avalon Exchange in Squirrel Hill.

1 week ago

 When Halle Berry wore Elie Saab in 2002, the designer's stock soared.

Stylebook Snapshot: The big business behind red carpet fashion

There is much more going on behind the scenes when you see a star donning a designer’s gown on the red carpet.

1 week ago

 A look from the Ralph Lauren fall 2015 collection.

Stylebook at NYFW: Lincoln Center era ends as Fashion Week comes to a close

The final day of New York Fashion Week saw new collections by Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein and Marc Jacobs and said goodbye to Lincoln Center.

1 week ago

 Rene Furterer stylist created a curl in models' hair at the David Tlale runway show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week using a hair product can.

Stylebook at NYFW: D-I-Y backstage beauty discoveries

Behind the scenes at runway shows there’s a bevy of beauty tips and tricks waiting to be discovered.

2 weeks ago

 A model walks the football field-inspired runway wearing a look from Tommy Hilfiger's fall 2015 collection.

Stylebook at NYFW: Tommy Hilfiger scores a touchdown with 30th anniversary collection

The designer transformed the Park Avenue Armory into a football field complete with scoreboard, field posts and bleacher seats.

2 weeks ago

 Gino Chiodo, co-owner of Izzazu Salon, Spa & Serata, applies conditioner on Kyle Ward, 30, of Lawrenceville at the 5th Avenue salon. Co-washing is a hair treatment regimen that doesn't involve washing hair with shampoo. Instead, it uses conditioner.

Remix your hair routine with co-washing

More hair experts are encouraging clients to forget the suds of shampoo and co-wash instead, cleansing hair with just a conditioner.

2 weeks ago

 Brianne McLaughlin, second from the last wearing her Olympic medals, joins models in a final walk during the Haute Athletics runway show, part of Nolcha Fashion Week at Chelsea Piers in New York City on Sunday.

Stylebook: Pittsburgh connections plentiful at New York Fashion Week

Plus: A spring style trunk show Downtown and vintage-inspired bridal wear at Glitter and Grit in Lawrenceville.

2 weeks ago

 P2 Performance X 2 Clenz Creme by Philip Pelusi.

Tips for co-washing your hair

Here are some ways to successfully make the switch from regularly shampooing to a co-washing regimen.

2 weeks ago

 Romina Vairo, who earned a degree in fashion design from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh last year, will show some of her collection in a runway show on Tuesday in New York City. It is part of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.

Stylebook Snapshot: Art Institute of Pittsburgh fashion design grad Romina Vairo to be featured at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

She’s one of a dozen students and recent grads from across the country who will have some of her looks in a runway show in New York City.

2 weeks ago

 Sketches for a wearable technology fashion line for pregnant women that would track vital signs, such as body temperature and heart rate, by Blake Uretsky, 22, of Fox Chapel.

Cornell student from Fox Chapel designs maternity clothing line with women's health in mind

Blake Uretsky, 22, of Fox Chapel created a concept for a maternity clothing line that uses conductive silver fibers to track vital signs.

3 weeks ago

 Sia, right, and Maddie Ziegler, of Murrysville, at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night.

Grammys red carpet fashion a mix of surprises, classic styles

Stars wore a mix of styles: some sweet, some saucy, some sparkly and some that left us speechless (not necessarily for the right reasons).

3 weeks ago

Stylebook: FGI Pittsburgh to hold business of fashion panel

Plus, a Jovani prom trunk show, Valentine’s Day gifts at Fifth Avenue Place, spring makeup tips at Macy’s and more.

3 weeks ago

 The temporary venue known as the tents at Lincoln Center, home to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, during a previous season of Fashion Week. The February shows will be the last time Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week will be held at Lincoln Center's Damrosch Park.

Stylebook Snapshot: New York Fashion Week filled with change in 2015

The February shows will be the last time Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week will be headquartered at Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park.

3 weeks ago

 Target has tapped three influential plus-size bloggers - Gabi Gregg, Chastity Garner Valentine, and Nicolette Mason - to be ambassadords of its new plus-size clothing line, Ava & Viv.

Target enlists prominent fashion bloggers to promote new plus-size line

Ava & Viv, the retailer’s new plus-size brand, was unveiled in New York last week.

1 month ago


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