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Pittsburgh native “snuck” into fashion scene

By Emily Bastaroli Point Park News Service Tori Mistick recalls coming down the stairs of her Squirrel Hill childhood home showing off her latest outfit put together from clothes from her mother’s closet. She would also dress up her Barbies in outfits she made from common household items including band aids and wrapping paper. “People always say I was really... Read More

Pittsburgh stylists unfazed by GQ’s “Third-Worst” ranking

By Audrey Prisk Point Park News Service Ever since GQ Magazine jestingly let it be known that Pittsburgh’s “Game Day Casual” style sense made it the third worst-dressed city in America, Pittsburgh’s savviest stylists have surprisingly been going about business as usual. Renee Piatt, a personal stylist who represents Doncaster, located on Pittsburgh’s Fifth Avenue, and J. Hillburn, a men’s... Read More

Outsourced from India

By Andrew Goldstein Point Park News Service Inside the Indian boutique, Shingar, the eyes are besieged by a myriad of colors extending beyond the rainbow from the clothing racks packed with saris, sherwanis and kurtas, and glass cases filled with bangles, bindis and other traditional Indian jewelry. The heavy smell of incense permeates every corner of the store and swathes... Read More