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Campus reps bring fashion to schools

By Annie Stephan, Point Park News Service: As fashion student Cassandra Neely sits in class and talks about scoring clothing without spending money, her classmates are all ears. As a brand ambassador for Bib + Tuck, it is Neely’s responsibility to spread the word about the company, passing out branded merchandise and promoting the company on social media. Fashion labels... Read More

Team jerseys trend from superstition to high fashion

By Marc S. Witkin, Point Park News Service: When Jeff DeSilvvy, 36, throws on a black-and-gold jersey, it’s more than just grabbing a sweater from the closet on game day. “I wear my gear year-round,” DeSilvvy said. “I’m a fan year-round, not just on game day or during the playoffs.” Sports fans in Pittsburgh, especially those faithful to the Steelers... Read More

A Little Bit of Lace

By Katie Pflug, Point Park News Service: I write about fashionable fashions for a preppie shopper on a budget. I want everyone to understand that it is possible to have an amazing closet of quality clothes while still shopping on a budget. Join me at Read More

Even Crazy Dreams Come True

By Katelyn Howard, Point Park News Service: I am a stylish, independent woman studying public relations and advertising in the gorgeous city of Pittsburgh. This blog will chronicle my journey as I use confidence, hard work,and a little bit of sparkle to get what I want from my career, my relationships and my life. Join me at Read More

Wood Street boutique brings European styles to Pittsburgh

By Ashley Kolumban, Point Park News Service: Hidden along heavily traveled Wood Street in downtown Pittsburgh is a rare European gem: Boutique La Passerelle, owned by Adele Morelli. Q: What is Boutique la Passerelle? Morelli: Boutique la Passerelle is a boutique in downtown Pittsburgh. It’s at 417 Wood St. It means “boutique of the runway” in Portuguese, Spanish and French.... Read More

Fashion trucks drive new trends

By Emily Bastaroli, Point Park News Service: A blue blouse with gold buttons glimmers in the fall sun in Oakland, drawing Brittany Bauer to come closer. It hangs on a rack of colorful clothes outside of a bright purple truck. The truck holds even more fashion treasures from patterned dresses and sweaters, to workout gear, hand-made jewelry and expensive-looking handbags.... Read More

Wear What?

By Madison Taylor, Point Park News Service: Wear What? is dedicated to the colorful worlds of fashion and beauty. Here you will find the things that make me my happiest — obscure thrift-store purchases, shopping hauls, makeup tutorials, reviews and tips. Plus you can expect occasional posts featuring my outfits and modeling experiences. See my blog at Read More

Stockings give designer a leg-up on fashion career

By Emily Bastaroli, Point Park News Service: Models strut down the runway in plastic, neon tunics layered over matching leotards, accentuated by the white backdrop of the room. Complementing neon streaks are threaded through their voluminous up-dos. But the bright stockings on each woman stand out the most – in various neon colors and geometric patterns, such as triangles and... Read More