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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week evicted from Lincoln Center

By The Associated Press
C’est la vie, fashionistas. The city of New York and Lincoln Center are evicting the invitation-only, twice-yearly Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in a court spat over destroyed trees and displaced park benches. A judge approved a pretrial settlement in a complaint ...

Ski wear is not just for the mountain anymore

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
Donna Gagliardi recalls a customer coming in for a bright aqua-colored ski jacket from The North Face. “She was an older woman, and I asked ...

Fashion FYI: Anais Anette trunk show set for Lawrenceville’s Glitter & Grit

By Tribune-Review
Glitter & Grit, a bridal boutique at 5300 Butler St. in Lawrenceville, will have an Anais Anette trunk show by appointment Dec. 26 to Jan. ...

Carabella owner enjoys small-town vibe of Oakmont

By Arianna Costanzo
Carol Kinkela, owner of Carabella in Oakmont, has a quaint little store with few employees whom she has known for quite some time. Kinkela says ...

Fashion FYI: Handbag designer Falchi stops at Larrimor’s

By Joanne Klimovich
New York-based, Brazilian-born handbag designer Carlos Falchi is renowned for his luxurious patchwork purses in exotic skins, including python, alligator and caiman. His pieces are ...

How to avoid men’s grooming mistakes

By The Baltimore Sun
Men’s grooming is having a moment, according to Vaughn Acord, a celebrity hairstylist who has worked with the likes of quarterback Tom Brady, President Bill Clinton, stock-car racer Jeff Gordon and actors Al Pacino, Richard Gere, Daniel Day-Lewis and Ashton ...

Marsala madness: Pantone picks wine-influenced shade as top color of 2015

By The Associated Press
Let’s hear it for Marsala, the wine-influenced, red-kissed color of 2015, as chosen by Pantone. “Hardy, robust, satisfying, fulfilling. At the same time, there’s a ...

Embellishments add touch of whimsy to gloves

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
With winter’s chill settling in, gloves are a must. Why not add a bit of sparkle to your cold-weather look? “We have so many gloves with ...

Fashion FYI: Holiday RAWk rolls into Strip District

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
Raw Pittsburgh will present Holiday RAWk from 7 p.m. to midnight Dec. 10 at Xtaza, 1620 Smallman St., Strip District. The evening will feature more ...

Handmade Arcade in Pittsburgh showcases creativity, inspires artists

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
There is something to be said for meeting the maker. Artists agree: Participating in an event such as Handmade Arcade gives them the opportunity to talk ...

Classic fashions have found a home in Sewickley

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
You might think you are seeing double when you walk by the Lex & Lynne boutiques on Beaver Street in Sewickley. It is not an illusion. Lex ...

Met exhibit focuses on dressing the part during a century of grief

By Robin Givhan
As our culture has become more informal, the rules of dress have disintegrated, and the notion of appropriate attire has become something akin to an anachronism. But one tradition remains virtually unbowed. Black is the color of mourning. The grieving widow ...

Holidays are perfect for a fresh take on wearing sequins

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
This holiday season, find your shine in an embellished jacket. It’s a new take on wearing sequins and a look you can carry well past the ...

Fashion FYI: Wearable art open house set in Jeannette

By Tribune-Review
Open house Fine-art jewelry maker Laurie Leonard will have an artists open house from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 29 and 11 a.m. to ...

Lawrenceville boutique owners hope it’s lucky Number Fourteen

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
Fourteen. The number signifies many milestones in Brianne Conley’s life. It’s the year she graduated from High Point University in North Carolina; the age she and her ...

The holiday season ushers in the gift of another layer of fashion — the coat

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop 6:57 p.m.
Wrap yourself in warmth with a robe coat. This loose-fitting, belted coat creates a feminine look while keeping out the cold. “They are one of the biggest ...

Fashion FYI: Designer Tory Burch turns into author

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
Tory Burch sees the world in color, inspired by people, places and ideas — all of which influence her global fashion and lifestyle brand, synonymous ...

Internist from Point Breeze creates, markets lab coats tailored to women

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
The slits in the sides of a lab coat were more than just openings to access pants pockets. They let through an idea for something better. “One ...

Fashion FYI: Third annual Jewelry Love event set for Frick Park Clubhouse

By Tribune-Review
The third annual Jewelry Love event will be at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 15 at Summerset at Frick Park Clubhouse in Squirrel Hill. It was started ...

Colors add pop to footwear during dreary months

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
Step out of those black, brown and gray boots and into some footwear with color. Bold hues such as red, blue, green, mustard, pink and ...