Fashion FYI: MoZaic Boutique moving to Collier
Getting a new home
MoZaic Boutique, an upscale women's specialty store, is relocating to Collier Town Square in Collier. The Bridgeville shop will close July 27. The shop is offering discounts up to 75 percent on remaining stock. A grand opening in Collier will take place in September.
Let it shine
Jared The Galleria of Jewelry is hosting Le Vian Gala events at three stores. The Le Vian Gala is one-day showing of limited-edition designs. Natural-color diamonds headline the event and include Le Vian's exclusive chocolate diamonds, as well as pink orchid diamonds, sunny-yellow diamonds and sky-blue diamonds. The event will be from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at each store — July 29 at the location near South Hills Village, July 30 at Holiday Centre in Monroeville and July 31 at the Pointe in North Fayette.
The Waterfront in Homestead is having a Boardwalk Bash from 3 to 7 p.m. July 27. The Town Center area will be turned into a beachy-boardwalk-style destination with games, chances to win prizes and discounted merchandise.
The Shadyside Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring its annual Shadyside Sidewalk Sale July 31 to Aug. 4. The sale takes place along Walnut Street, Ellsworth Avenue and the side streets during normal business hours. More than 40 local businesses will participate with discounts up to 80 percent.
Details: 412-681-8188 or www.thinkshadyside.com
Your own style
Kate Young, celebrity stylist and designer of Kate Young for Target, offers tips on how to be your own daily stylist in Glamour magazine.
Buy cool basics that look good on everyone: Must haves are dark, skinny jeans, a white button-down shirt, a tailored raincoat and a great leather jacket.
Start with a neutral palette: Black, white, navy, cream — and add one piece in a pattern or bold color.
Don't worry about trends: Orange blouses may be “in,” but if you like pink better, a pink top is going to get a lot more wear.
Take pictures: Get the photos of your favorite looks and tape them inside your closet door. I rely on these “emergency outfits” when I have five minutes in the morning to get ready for a meeting.
Less formal than a suit jacket but dressier than a cardigan, a sleeveless blazer will add a touch of polish — and a cheerful warm-weather vibe — to your wardrobe, says InStyle magazine.
A highly wearable version of the suiting trend seen on runways, a chic white sleeveless blazer ups the fashion cred of a basic denim shirt and skinny jeans to create the ideal brunch ensemble.
Wear a tailored white sleeveless blazer to lend professional cachet to a full-skirted dress, resulting in a feminine but still office-appropriate, outfit. A pair of nude heels will elongate the leg and a deep purple satchel is roomy enough to stow all those daytime essentials.
Stand out this summer
Here are a few must-have items from People Style Watch to turn any summer outfit into a standout:
A dazzling necklace: Sparkly stones and colorful crystals are eye-catching, whether you go for a feminine, smaller-scale design or edgy spikes and tassels.
Vibrant heels: Playful prints, hues and embellishment give strappy, sky-high sandals a notice-me feel.
Sparkly sandals: Boho-inspired flats with shimmery crystals and jewels look so luxe.
A special top: With intricate beading — from a little to a lot — a silky tank and tee can be a showstopper.
— Staff reports
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