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Women’s resale boutique in Ross channels profits to animal charities

By Kellie B. Gormly
Getting a friendly greeting from Dolly, the resident cat at a North Hills boutique, hints that something is different about this store. WearWoof is in the ...

Fashion FYI: RAW: Pittsburgh brings Splendor to Millvale

By Tribune-Review 9:15 a.m.
RAW: Pittsburgh will present Splendor from 7 p.m. to midnight June 4 at Mr. Smalls, 400 Lincoln Ave., Millvale. The event will feature 40-plus local ...

Kiya Tomlin to be featured on Aspire TV show

By Tribune-Review
Fashion designer Kiya Tomlin will appear on Aspire TV’s “Exhale” at 9 p.m. May 27. Tomlin, who is the wife of Steelers head coach Mike ...

Designs for special needs an untapped market

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
In 2006, Stephanie Thomas, who was born with congenital disabilities on her feet and right hand, came across a rain coat, complete with pockets and ...

More than just mere footwear

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
Shoes are more than footwear to designer Emily Mack Jamison. So, don’t be surprised when you meet her if she checks out your shoes. “Shoes are ...

Fashion FYI: Purse Party benefit brings designer bags to Station Square

By Tribune-Review
The fifth annual WISH 99.7 Purse Party will be from 5:30 to 9 p.m. May 28 at the Sheraton at Station Square, South Side. As ...

A little ruffle goes a long way with style trend

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
Ruffles exude femininity — a dainty effect that flutters in the breeze. “A touch of ruffle is like a touch of lace or a touch of ...

Fashion FYI: Jewelry-making book takes elegant approach

By Tribune-Review
Nancy Soriano, the style guru and former editor in chief of Country Living, introduces an elegant new approach to jewelry-making in “The Jewelry Recipe Book” ...

New styles offer modern take on traditional Japanese kimono

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
The traditional Japanese kimono has a modern look. The loose, wide-sleeve robe, fastened at the waist with a wide sash characteristic of Japanese costume, has inspired ...

Fashion FYI: 14-year-old designer has collection in Ross Park Mall Nordstrom

By Tribune-Review
Teen’s fashion line at Nordstrom in Ross Park Isabella Rose Taylor, a 14-year-old designer who debuted her line at New York Fashion Week in the ...

Fashion FYI: Pop-up shop showcases Pittsburgh artisans in Strip District

By Tribune-Review
Society for Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman St., Strip District, will present Bespoke, a pop-up shop featuring goods by local makers from 10 a.m. to 3 ...

Pittsburgh store owners say Shoptiques.com creates online word of mouth

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop 10:28 a.m.
Roberta Weissburg wanted a way to reach customers outside of her Shadyside and SouthSide Works boutiques and her limited website. But, being a small business, she ...

All wet: Save these cool fashions for a rainy day

By Danielle Braff
April showers may bring May flowers — but that doesn’t mean you have to get soaked while you wait for the roses to bloom. Check out these fashionable rain-related products. Bella Umbrella Aqua Pagoda: It’s made from a waterproof Pongee ...

Can you rock a jumpsuit? 2 sides to trendy one-pieces

By Leanne Italie
Awards nights are usually reserved for showstopping gowns, but it one swoop, Robin Wright resisted the norm in a backless Ralph Lauren custom jumpsuit done in ivory as a contemporary take on the lady tuxedo. It was at the 2014 ...

Fashion FYI: Just Between Friends consignment sale set in Monroeville

By Tribune-Review
The Just Between Friends consignment sale will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. April 24 and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 25 and ...

Try spring’s fashion-forward trends on a budget

By The Chicago Tribune
From flare-leg pants to rock-festival chic, spring’s big fashion statements are daring and fun to wear. But because these trends may be sticking around for only a season, don’t break the bank when trying them. Turn to wearable (and affordable) ...

Eyebrow-based businesses growing beauty trend

By Deborah Weisberg
It might seem a little high-brow for a former football player, but ex-Steelers tight end Chris Kolodziejski knew a good business opportunity when he eyed ...

Updated shirtdress balances casual with the refined as seasonal staple

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
The shirtdress is an annual must-have item for a woman’s spring-through-summer ensemble. “I love the shirtdress,” says Alexis Corry, owner of Lex & Lynne boutiques in ...

Fashion FYI: Kiya Tomlin, Sandra Reiman team to open Uptown Sweats

By Tribune-Review
Fashion designer Kiya Tomlin and handbag and jewelry creator Sandra Reiman have teamed to open Uptown Sweats by Kiya Tomlin/Sandra Cadavid boutique at 5983 Broad ...

Repurposed items in spotlight at expanded Pittsburgh Mills fashion show

By Pamela Murphy
A few years ago, Bryan Heyl of Arnold was leafing through Habitat World magazine and saw an article about a ReStore in Ohio sponsoring a ...