Style & Fashion

 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 day 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.

4 days ago

 The designer, Oscar De la Renta, a favorite of socialites and movie stars alike, has died. He was 82.

Oscar de la Renta, fashion designer, dies at 82

Oscar de la Renta, the Dominican-born fashion designer died Monday at his home in Kent, Conn. He was 82.

about 3 hours 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.

2 days 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.

1 week 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.

1 week ago

 After taking over for his father at the helm, Jim Berry, CEO of Nearshights Monocles, offers three product lines available at 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.

1 week 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.

2 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.

2 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.

2 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.

2 weeks ago

 This Hancock & Moore Keaton Keaton sofa will have you in the mood to cozy up. It's in the Greentree location of Today's Home. It retails for $4,499.95.

What's in store in home decor for fall

Get a head start on warming up your home’s decor before the temperatures drop, leaves fall and the furnace kicks in.

3 weeks ago

Stylebook: Pittsburgh-based businesses, brands spotlighted at Trade Union trunk show

Plus, see hair and makeup trends at a runway show with Philip Pelusi, shop Nicole Miller gowns at Glitter & Grit and much more.

3 weeks ago

 Barbara Gambotto, owner of the Primadonna Collection, in her store at South Hills Village. In mid October another location is slated to open at Ross Park Mall.

Stylebook Snapshot: Primadonna Collection to open in Ross Park

Barbara Gambotto, formerly of Rome, has opened boutiques in Shadyside, South Hills Village and soon at Ross Park Mall.

3 weeks ago

  A model wearing a Shawna Solomon: Exotic Hush design walks the catwalk at the kickoff event for the fifth annual Pittsburgh Fashion Week, held at Highmark Stadium on Monday.

Pittsburgh Fashion Week raises stakes in fifth year

Pittsburgh Fashion Week organizers have upped the stakes by inviting buyers from local retailers and a casting director scouting talent.

3 weeks ago

 A model wearing a design by MJ Whalen walks down the runway during a fashion show at the kickoff for the 2010 Pittsburgh Fashion Week at SouthSide Works.

Memorable moments in Pittsburgh fashion

As the city embarks on its fifth fashion week, here’s a look at its evolving style scene.

4 weeks ago

 “We’re not New York yet, but we aspire to become that grand at some point,” Miyoshi Anderson says of Pittsburgh Fashion Week.

Pittsburgh Fashion Week aims to make history in fifth year

Approximately 340 models and 20-plus designers will take part in the fifth Pittsburgh Fashion Week, with many events at Highmark Stadium.

4 weeks ago

 Outfits from the new The Limited Collection inspired by "Scandal," available at The Limited and starting Tuesday.

Stylebook: The Limited 'Scandal' collection debuts this week

Plus: Trunk shows for her at Larrimor’s, Downtown, and a Wedding Clickers bridal show in Cranberry for brides and grooms to be.

4 weeks ago

 Tereneh Mosley, a Pittsburgh-based fashion designer, helps a model into a dress she designed during a fashion gallery event at Heidioptics, Downtown, in July. Ms. Mosley creates her clothing and accessories with the Olorgesailie Maasai Women’s artisan group in Kenya.

Stylebook Snapshot: OMWA + Idia'Dega collaboration fuses Kenyan traditions with contemporary fashion trends

Pittsburgh native Tereneh Mosley works with a group of Maasai women artisans to create a fashion line of clothes, shoes and accessories.

1 month ago

 Cos­tumes in­clud­ing Lady Edith’s wed­ding dress are on ex­hibit in "Costumes of Downton Abbey" at Winterthur through Jan. 4.

Forty costumes worn by 'Downton Abbey' cast on exhibit at Winterthur, the former du Pont estate

Lady Mary’s beaded spider web gown, Lady Sybil’s harem pants and Lady Edith’s wedding gown are included in a “Downton Abbey” exhibit.

1 month ago

Design talks on tap at Winterthur

New fall lectures on the “Downton Abbey” exhibit are offered at Winterthur.

1 month ago


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