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Fashion FYI: 'Silver and Suede' kicks off Warhol celebration

| Thursday, May 15, 2014, 8:55 p.m.
Halston evening dress with print based on Warhol’s “Flowers” painting, 1964.
The Andy Warhol Museum
Halston evening dress with print based on Warhol’s “Flowers” painting, 1964.
Halston Polaroid
Andy Warhol
Halston Polaroid

The Andy Warhol Museum latest exhibition, “Halston and Warhol: Silver and Suede,” opens May 18 and kicks off the museum's 20th anniversary celebration. The exhibit examines the interconnected lives and creative practices of Andy Warhol and Halston – two American icons who had a profound impact on the development of 20th-century art and fashion. It integrates Halston's garments, including dresses, hats and other accessories, along with Warhol's photography, videos and paintings. Admission is $20, $10 for students. Details: www.warhol.org

Suit up

Principal Financial Group is partnering with Bob Engel at Tom James for a professional-apparel suit drive for veterans. They will provide complimentary tailoring for donated suits for veterans returning from service who are entering the job market. Drop-times for suits is from 5 to 7 p.m. May 20 at Jergel's in Warrendale; May 21 at Sienna Mercato, Downtown, and May 22 at Jernigan's Tobacco in the Galleria in Mt. Lebanon. Details: www.tomjames.com

Trunk show

Glitter & Grit bridal salon in Lawrenceville is having a Tulle New York trunk show May 16 to 18 by appointment. The line's silhouettes are body-conscious, feminine and ethereal. Details: 412-781-2375 or www.glitterandgritpgh.com

Fashion show

“Americana,” the ninth-annual Concordia Lutheran Ministries Fashion Show and luncheon begins at 10 a.m. May 17 at Butler Country Club. Models will walk the runway in apparel provided by Phyllis' Fashions at 1 p.m. The event benefits Good Samaritan Endowment Fund, which subsidizes residents in personal care. Tickets are $35. Details: 724-352-1571 or www.concordialm.org

Wanted

Style Week Pittsburgh is seeking designers and boutiques to feature in this year's event Aug. 11 to 17. Deadline is June 15. Details: 412-294-9892 or styleweekpgh@gmail.com

Workout ready

Style your hair so it survives a workout. These tips in Allure magazine come from Julien Farel, official stylist of the U.S. Open.

Pull it back: Moisture makes hair limp and stringy or wild and bushy, so keep your hair off your face and neck.

Stay dry: A ponytail should start at ear level or above. Higher is better: The less contact the tail has with skin, the less sweat it will absorb. To avoid a dent from your elastic, don't tie the hair back too tightly.

Get beachy waves: For a cute, tidy style that is sexy afterward, pull hair back into a ponytail, secure it with a snag-free elastic, then braid the tail. After your workout, unravel the braid and refresh your hairline with a blast of a blow dryer on the cool setting.

Catch the stragglers: For layered styles, start by doing a tight French braid at the crown to incorporate the shorter pieces. Once you've woven in all the hair above the ears, draw the hair into a ponytail and do a second, classic braid for the ends.

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