Briefs: Bella Bridesmaids plans Amsale trunk sale
Dresses, dresses, dresses
Bella Bridesmaid in Bethel Park is having an Amsale trunk show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 8 and 9 by appointment only. It will feature the latest bridesmaid collection that was debuting at spring bridal market, including new lace styles. Any orders placed during the event will receive a 10 percent discount. Amsale dresses come in silk chiffon, jersey, taffeta and charmeuse and feature a variety of designs — from halter and one-shouldered to strapless and spaghetti straps, with a variety of hemlines.
Details: 412-854-4422 or www.bellabridesmaid.com
Victoria's Secret PINK will unveil its first stand-alone store in Pittsburgh. Celebrate with tunes, treats and a free limited edition Mini Dog with any PINK purchase while supplies last. The grand opening is at 10 a.m. Aug. 3 at Ross Park Mall.
Details: 412-369-4400 or www.pinknation.com
The second Thursday of every month is Shop Late Lawrenceville. On Aug. 8, many of the stores will be open until 9 p.m. offering sales and 10 percent discounts if you show a receipt from another participating business.
Food and fashion
Tanger Outlets in Washington County is having a Taste and Style event from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 3 and 4. Enjoy local gourmet food from several of the popular food trucks in the greater Pittsburgh region before or after you shop one of the 82 stores. I Made It! Market also will feature a marketplace with nomadic indie crafts.
Get the right fit
Glamour magazine gives women advice on which dress looks best, based on body type.
Bottom heavy: Focus on your waist and neckline. Strategic color-blocking downplays your derriere. Cinch the middle of a loose style with a drawstring waist or belt. Choose a print that will create an hourglass shape. A mini with an elastic waist is perfect.
Muscular build: Try girlie details and a fitted shape. Try a bold paisley to sweeten all over. A flirty neckline is all about femininity (especially with cleavage). Flaunt what you've got with form-fitting stripes. Enhance your assets in a slim, shift, one size down.
Boyish figure: You can play around with volume. A peplum creates curvy hips — even if they're imaginary. Take the attention off your frame with print or embellished panels. A trapeze dress makes arms and legs look lean. Flat-chested? With a blousy elastic-waist mini, no one will know.
How to groom your eyebrows in People Style Watch
Step 1: To find where the brows should start, hold tweezers vertically against the side of the bridge of your nose. Mark the spot with a brow pencil.
Step 2: Next, hold tweezers at the outer edge of your eye's iris, and use the pencil to mark the highest point of your arch.
Step 3: Place tweezers at your eye's outer corner, angle them toward the temple and dot that spot. This is where your brow should end.
Step 4: Using the dots as a guide, apply brow pencil with short, strokes to fill in sparse spots. Blend the color with a spoolie brush.
Step 5: Place your tweezers along the underside of your brow, parallel to the top. Fill in any gaps with the pencil.
Step 6: If hairs need trimming, sweep them up with a spoolie brush. Use scissors to snip hairs that go outside of your brow shape.
Step 7: Tweeze hairs that fall outside the shape you made. Step away from the mirror to gauge progress. Repeat steps on your other brow.
— Staff reports
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