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The Archives | Enter the ‘Storage Closet’ of SKIMS founder and media personality, Kim Kardashian

The Archives | Enter the ‘Storage Closet’ of SKIMS founder and media personality, Kim Kardashian

By Hannah Beil, Staff Writer February 22, 2024
In this edition of The Archives, staff writer Hannah Beil describes the extensive capsule wardrobe of the one and only Kim Kardashian, a new brand ambassador of Balenciaga.
Offbeat | My top fashion picks right now

Offbeat | My top fashion picks right now

By Jillian Rowan, Staff Writer January 31, 2024
In this week’s installment of Offbeat, staff writer Jillian Rowan tells readers about her favorite fashion pieces.
The Archives | From Lang’s 1994 collection to cover stars

The Archives | From Lang’s 1994 collection to cover stars

By Hannah Beil, Staff Writer January 24, 2024
The Archives is a biweekly blog about all things fashion, culture and lifestyle.
The Red Dress sits on display at the Frick Arts Museum of Pittsburgh in late November 2023.

Frick Museum’s ‘Red Dress’ tells global stories through embroidery

By Casey Carter, Staff Writer January 8, 2024

Gallery attendees gazed upon the grandeur of the Red Dress exhibition at the Frick Art Museum of Pittsburgh in Point Breeze. The dress is the product of the collaborative embroidery of hundreds of artists...

‘As a creative, there are no rules’: Pittsburgh Fashion Week showcases looks from Pittsburgh designers

By Maya Valletta, Staff Writer September 17, 2023

Sparkles, velvet and an array of silhouettes hit the runway in a display of artistry from Pittsburgh’s fashion community at the Pittsburgh Fashion Week runway show. The event boasted eight fashion designers...

Offbeat | The 2023 Italian Summer Fashion Edit: Four Amazing Things I Did (and Loved)

Offbeat | The 2023 Italian Summer Fashion Edit: Four Amazing Things I Did (and Loved)

By Jillian Rowan, Staff Writer September 7, 2023
In this week’s installment of Offbeat, staff writer Jillian Rowan shares four things she did while studying fashion abroad in Florence, Italy.
A gold costume hovers above a pond of blue water in the Victoria Room of the Phipps Conservatory.

Floral fashion inspired by Billy Porter fills Phipps Conservatory

By Nada Abdulaziz, Staff Writer September 5, 2023

Lettuce ball gowns, corsets made of leaves, and vine-woven crowns astonished the visitors of Phipps Conservatory as they walked through the summer show “Flowers Meet Fashion: Inspired by Billy Porter.”  Since...

Outside the Bankrupt Bodega on Main Street

Pitt alum fosters photography community through small business Bankrupt Bodega

By Trinity Foster, Staff Writer March 12, 2023
Pat Bruener, a Pitt alum, founded Bankrupt Bodega in 2018, printing his original photographs onto clothing. Then, in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, he decided to add a film element to the brand and relocated to a storefront on Main Street in Bloomfield.
Opinion | Sinead O’Dwyer’s show at London Fashion Week shows that diversity in high fashion is important

Opinion | Sinead O’Dwyer’s show at London Fashion Week shows that diversity in high fashion is important

By Kelly Xiong, Staff Columnist February 26, 2023
As London Fashion Week came to an end, one show had people talking — Sinéad O’Dwyer’s. The show was incredibly diverse, featuring models of all sizes and races — something underrepresented in luxury fashion.
The inside of Vintage on 51, featuring a variety of curated vintage items.

New vintage store provides sustainable, affordable fashion to Pittsburgh residents

By Trinity Foster, Staff Writer February 23, 2023
Mike Lang, a South Hills resident and founder of Fifty One Ten Vintage on Penn Avenue, opened his store in East Liberty in 2020. He founded Twisted Vintage in 2022, and their most recent location, Vintage on 51, opened last week
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