Fashion

'Wiz Live!' costumes get special showing in Pittsburgh

From Dorothy to the Cowardly Lion, Scarecrow, Tin Man and even the Wicked Witch of the West and the Wizard of Oz, the "Costumes of ...

ModCloth owner visits CMU, her alma mater

The day-to-day life of an entrepreneur is like a roller-coaster ride. "There are the lowest of lows and the highest of highs," said Susan Gregg Koger, ...

Fashion FYI: Just Between Friends shopping event

Shopping spree The Just Between Friends Pittsburgh North consignment shopping event will be from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 at a new location, the David ...

Fashion FYI: Alexander Wang and Adidas partner, Modcloth, trunk shows

Alexander Wang, Adidas partner on unisex line Designer Alexander Wang is, by his own description, a sneakerhead. He once designed a clothing collection around them, ...

Does this gun make me look fat? Firearms spur fashion niche

Does this gun make me look fat? For decades, women have had few choices when it comes to the clothing they can wear to ...

Fashion FYI: Pittsburgh Fashion Story set for South Side

The 13th annual Pittsburgh Fashion Story will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 16 at J. Verno Studio, South Side. Featured boutiques include The ...

Lawrenceville boutique Calligramme keeps lingerie fun, sexy, comfy

For Marissa Vogel, it's what's underneath that counts. She's owner of Calligramme, a chic boutique in Lawrenceville that sells lingerie and loungewear manufactured in the United ...

Macy's Backstage caters to bargain hunters in Monroeville

A $1,250 Burberry handbag selling for $999.99 is locked inside a glass case. It's one of the finds at Macy's Backstage, The Outlet Store, which ...

Fashion FYI: Dooney & Bourke offers Steelers handbags

With the start of the National Football League season on Sept. 8, fans can show their team spirit with a Dooney & Bourke logo bag. ...

The classic shirtwaist is summer-to-fall go-to frock

A great dress has pockets. But when it also boasts a button-down bodice, a belted waist and a collar — Peter Pan or Chelsea — ...

Fashion news: Tyra Banks to teach business class at Stanford

Tyra Banks to teach business class at Stanford Tyra Banks is trading the catwalk for the classroom, the Associated Press reports. The former host of ...

New Nordstrom Rack open for bargains in Ross

The savings start at 9 a.m. sharp Aug. 26. That's when Nordstrom Rack, an off-price fashion retailer, opens its doors in the newly refurbished The Block ...

Leopard trend in fashion, home design

From shoes to plates, the leopard trend is spot on. Pillow talk: Use decorative elements like sequins to create a 3-D leopard texture (photo 1). ...

Fashion FYI: Surmesur opens Pittsburgh showroom; learn to knit; jewelry events

Made to order Surmesur, a Canadian made-to-measure custom menswear retail company, opened a showroom in Pittsburgh at 202 Fifth Ave., Downtown. Custom shirts start ...

Brookline designer, up-and-comer in spotlight at Style Week Pittsburgh

The fourth annual Style Week Pittsburgh will include an opening-night fashion show at a museum, an awards ceremony, a celebration of art and music at ...

A blowout that lasts 3 months? Hello, semipermanent waves

Fierce blowouts — straightened hair that has been hot-curled into gentle waves — are the reason women hightail it to the salon once, sometimes twice, ...

Fashion FYI: Nickelodeon star Jack Griffo to appear at back-to-school event

Meet Jack Griffo, Max from Nickelodeon's "The Thundermans," during a back-to-school fashion event from 2 to 5 p.m. Aug. 13 at The Mall at Robinson. ...

Essential summer sundresses

Warm weather and sundresses are the perfect summer combination. "A sundress is a no- brainer," says Joanna Coulson, buyer at Long Tall Sally. "It's one easy ...

Summer hats convey style, offer sun protection

Put a lid on it. A summer hat will protect you from the sun's damaging rays while at the same time helping your wardrobe to shine. "A ...

Fashion FYI: New sandal designs at Lex & Lynne

Alexis Corry, owner of Lex & Lynne clothing and accessories boutique, 430 Beaver St., Sewickley, has designed her own line of sandals. For inspiration in ...