Style & Fashion


 Celebrity milliner and Monroeville native Eugenia Kim.

In the hat race, celebrity milliner and Monroeville native is at the head of the pack

Eugenia Kim is one of fashion’s premier milliners and is expanding her brand’s reach by branching out into shoes.

2 days ago


 Bangle bracelet trio by Rachel's Cure by Design, created to benefit the Mario Lemieux Foundation's initiative, Austin's Playroom. It's $66 at www.mariolemieux.org.

Stylebook: Pittsburgh Fashion Hall of Fame announces 2015 honorees

Plus, shopping help for Mother’s Day and a recap of the latest FGI Pittsburgh provisional chapter event.

2 days ago


 Pittsburgh-based milliner Gina Mazzotta at her home in Baden with a selection of her hat designs.

Stylebook snapshot: Gina Mazzotta Millinery grows its business with Downtown studio

In just shy of three years, Gina Mazzotta has turned her interest in millinery from a hobby into a full-fledged business based here.

3 days ago


 Bag it up in a bucket: Polo Ralph Lauren fringed drawstring backpack. $450 at ralphlauren.com.

Spring style must-haves: Trends are refreshed, low-fuss and unassuming

Plus they feature plenty of pastels and prints inspired by nature.

1 week ago


 The Zimba Twist Snare collection is inspired by the designs of Art Institute of Pittsburgh fashion design student Hayley Stewart and is made with actual confiscated snare wire.

Art Institute of Pittsburgh student raises awareness of poaching crisis with jewelry collection

Hayley Stewart, 20, won the Dsenyo Design for Change competition for her designs that mix snare wire with semi-precious stones.

1 week ago


Stylebook: FGI Pittsburgh to hold fall/winter trend preview

Plus, vintage and bridal trunk shows, a derby party, bespoke goods for sale and more from the Pittsburgh fashion and beauty front.

1 week ago


 Fashion designer Kiya Tomlin at her junior prom at Morristown High School in New Jersey.

Dance diaries: Pittsburghers share prom night memories

Fashion designer Kiya Tomlin, KDKA’s Kristine Sorensen, singer Chris Jamison and Pittsburgh Ballet’s Julia Erickson share their memories.

2 weeks ago


Stylebook: NCJW Spring Designer Days to offer affordable prom wear

Plus, consignment sales, H&M is coming to Westmoreland Mall, new stores slated for Ross Park Mall and more in Pittsburgh fashion.

2 weeks ago


 Laura West, one of the co-founders of Trusst Lingerie, sews in their office space located in Alphalab in East Liberty.

Stylebook snapshot: Trusst Lingerie on mission to make better bras for range of sizes

The brand’s designers are working to re-engineer the bra so that it provides more support, particularly for women with larger bust sizes.

2 weeks ago


 James and Karin Legato of Emphatics at the grand opening press show at One Oxford Centre in 1983.

Obituary: James Legato / Emphatics boutique owner had big impact on fashion

For 50 years the store was a mecca for high-end fashions in Downtown Pittsburgh.

3 weeks ago


 Rachel Ashwell is the author of "The World of Shabby Chic."

Author Rachel Ashwell touts the benefits of the Shabby Chic lifestyle

Through ups and downs, Shabby Chic and Rachel Ashwell go on comfortably.

3 weeks ago


 The opening reception for the Uptown Sweats by Kiya Tomlin and Sandra Cadavid boutique in East Liberty on Saturday. Outside the shop, a red carpet and seats are situated for a runway show.

Stylebook: Retail shop Uptown Sweats by Kiya Tomlin, Sandra Cadavid now open

Plus, spring and summer trunk shows, Pittsburgh-based designer partners with Florsheim Shoes, a new jewelry store in Lawrenceville and more.

3 weeks ago


 Pittsburgh native and makeup artist Brett Freedman.

Stylebook snapshot: Celebrity makeup artist, Pittsburgh native Brett Freedman makes moves with own cosmetics line

The Brett Brow Collection will be carried by Sephora starting this month. Plus his beauty collaboration with Reba McEntire makes its debut.

3 weeks ago


 Inside a Nordstrom Rack in Brooklyn, New York.

Nordstrom, Macy's see benefits from keeping their discount stores close

A new Nordstrom Rack planned near the Nordstrom at Ross Park Mall illustrates change in thinking by a number of retailers.

3 weeks ago


 Jacquard blankets by Pendleton in Sewickley.

Shopping worth a drive: Stores in Sewickley and Sharon beckon browsers and buyers

Head to Sharon for prom dresses, chocolates and shoes; to Sewickley for Pendleton blankets, preppy J. McLaughlin and one-of-a-kind stores.

3 weeks ago


 Shoppers wait in line to enter on opening day of the new Nordstrom Rack store in New York City in May 2010.

Nordstrom Rack coming to McKnight Road shopping center

The Seattle department store operator’s off-price location will be down the road from its only department store in the Pittsburgh region.

4 weeks ago


 Kim Kardashian at the Louis Vuitton show during Paris Fashion Week sporting icy-colored tresses.

Icy hot: Platinum blond is the 'it' hair hue for spring

The trend has trickled down from the spring 2015 runways to celebrities and now to the mainstream. But who can pull it off?

1 month ago


 A model walks the runway wearing a look from Pittsburgh-based designer Lana Neumeyer at Fashion for the Wild 2014. This year's event will be held on Thursday at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium.

Stylebook: Fashion for the Wild brings boutiques, designers to Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium

Plus: spring bonus shopping days at Fifth Avenue Place, charity fashion events, a bridal trunk show with designs from New Zealand and more.

1 month ago



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