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Fashion FYI: RAW: Pittsburgh showcase features over 40 artists

By Tribune-Review
RAW: Pittsburgh presents Paramount from 7 to 11:30 p.m. Aug. 6 at Mr. Smalls, 400 Lincoln Ave., Millvale. The showcase will feature more than 40 ...

The useful button can fasten clothing, open relationships

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
Buttons have a life beyond utility. “They are works of art, and when you see them, you will see what I mean,” says Gina Powers ...

Fashion FYI: Shadyside Sidewalk sale right around the corner

By Tribune-Review
The annual Shadyside Sidewalk sale will be July 29 to Aug. 2. Shop deals at dozens of local retailers along Walnut Street and Ellsworth Avenue. ...

Dick’s Sporting Goods to open women’s fitness, lifestyle boutiques

By Chris Fleisher
Dick’s Sporting Goods is looking to broaden its appeal to women as it opens a concept store targeting a hot fashion trend in athletic apparel, a move that highlights the company’s larger push to grow revenue outside of its core ...

Rise of sneakers the subject of N.Y. museum exhibit

By The Associated Press
The sneaker is a force in fashion, music and sports, but where did it all begin? With the rubber tree, of course, and that’s where ...

To cover up or show tattoos on wedding day less of a dilemma

By Kate Benz
The whimsically vibrant tattoo on Leah Kremer’s upper torso took around eight hours to complete. But it only took a few seconds to decide whether ...

With some proper care, quality men’s clothing can last a lifetime

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
When Zach Moore opened the box, he almost didn’t recognize his shoes. Bought at Larrimor’s, his shoes had been sent to be recrafted at the Allen ...

Fashion FYI: Camilla Christine trunk show set at Glitter & Grit in Lawrenceville

By Tribune-Review
Glitter & Grit, a bridal boutique at 5300 Butler St., Lawrenceville, will have a Camilla Christine trunk show July 24 through 26, by appointment. This ...

Military brides say ‘yes’ to the dress in nationwide gown giveaway

By Mary Pickels
Barbara Straub looked in the mirror and slowly twirled in a strapless ivory wedding gown. “I am loving this dress,” she said. Straub, 31, of Ebensburg, was ...

Stripes! Going the distance from fashion to home to garden

By Chicago Tribune
Stripes are as indivisible from summer as they are from the American flag. This year, they’ve raised their visibility dramatically, from Christian Louboutin’s candy-colored PVC pumps to graphic black-and-white Ilesteva sunglasses. And why not? Stripes suit all ages, any occasion and ...

Window ‘dresser’ for Greensburg clothing store among few left in trade

By Joe Napsha
Leonard E. “Lenny” Sasso meticulously arranged the clothes and props in the front window of a men’s apparel store in Greensburg, dressing mannequins and using ...

Fashion-forward athletic wear is comfortable for work or activities

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
Athletic wear isn’t just for the gym. This comfortable apparel has made its way into the workplace and beyond. Often referred to as “athleisure,” it’s a ...

Fashion FYI: Worth New York’s Fall 2015 collection comes to Pittsburgh

By Tribune-Review
The Worth New York Shopping Party will run from 4:30 to 7 p.m. July 16 at 100 Fifth Ave., 10th Floor Suite 1008, The Diamond ...

Why rock the boat? Seafarer look is timeless and classic this time of year

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
You don’t need your sea legs to show off nautical style. A striped dress, anchor-detailed top or boat shoe can be inspiration for a fashionable ...

Fashion FYI: National Bikini Day celebrates debut of two-piece suit

By Tribune-Review
Grab your swimsuit, because July 5 is National Bikini Day. It’s the anniversary of the invention of the bikini in 1946 by Parisian fashion designer ...

Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Museum launches exhibit exploring Space Age jewelry

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
Lunar modules, rockets, comets and meteorites have a style all their own. Just ask the creators of “Out of This World! Jewelry in the Space ...

Fashion FYI: The I Made It! Market hits several spots

By Tribune-Review
The I Made It! Market will be at the WYEP Summer Music Festival from 3 to 11 p.m. June 27 in Schenley Plaza, Oakland; at ...

Fashion FYI: Orr’s Jewelers to hold 13th annual watch fair

By Tribune-Review
Orr’s Jewelers, 5857 Forbes Ave., Squirrel Hill will have its 13th annual watch fair and trade-up event and Stephen Webster trunk show from noon to ...

Fashion FYI: Art Institute of Pittsburgh to hold annual student-graduate show

By Tribune-Review
Runway-ready The Art Institute of Pittsburgh will have its annual student-graduate fashion show June 18 at The Energy Innovation Center, 1435 Bedford Ave., Uptown. Meet ...

Barbie can rock flat shoes as part of more diverse line

By The Associated Press
A new line of Barbie dolls has the 56-year-old fashionista rocking flat shoes for the first time. Toymaker Mattel rolled out more diverse versions of the doll from January through last week, aimed at allowing Barbie to better represent the ...