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Dapper Dan talks logomania, free capsule collection with Pepsi for football season

NEW YORK — Dapper Dan is hoping to score a touchdown with his newest partnership.

The Harlem-based fashion designer — renowned for creating custom, luxury brand logo-clad garments — has partnered with Pepsi on a special capsule to coincide with the start of the NFL season, which kicks off this week.

On Wednesday, the beverage giant ...Read more

Regé-Jean Page, wearing a truly excellent green suit, makes our day

There are days when all we need in life is a picture of an extremely handsome gentleman wearing a truly excellent green suit. Perhaps this is such a day for you? If so, here you go: This is British actor Regé-Jean Page, star of the Netflix romance series “Bridgerton,” attending the GQ Men of the Year Awards in London earlier this month. The...Read more

Flip-flops and stretchy pants: Workers look different as they wander back into the office

PITTSBURGH — Picture a mortgage adviser — what is he or she wearing? Probably a suit and polished shoes. Now picture that same employee a year and a half into a global pandemic that upended schedules, shuttered offices, and multiplied workloads.

According to Jonathan Freed, a managing partner at Holland Mortgage Advisors, dress pants are ...Read more

Answer Angel: Unwelcome fashion advice from the boss

Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I’m the president of the board for a nonprofit animal rescue in a hot climate. Our top executive does a terrific job with the center, but she’s sartorially challenged. It’s OK that she wears shorts, flip-flops and a T-shirt with an animal on it while she’s at the center, but she wears the same outfit when she ...Read more

The Eagles are releasing a new sports apparel collection with New Era that focuses on streetwear

The Eagles are embracing Philadelphia’s artistic culture with their latest line of sports apparel.

In a collaboration with New Era, the Eagles are releasing the Fly collection, a line that will focus more on streetwear culture. It features hoodies, T-shirts, jackets and headwear that all have one of three distinct designs.

The FLY collection...Read more

OK to wear white after Labor Day? Pittsburgh fashion experts weigh in

PITTSBURGH — We all heard growing up that Labor Day meant packing up our white clothes to make way for darker hues in our closets.

It wasn't strictly enforced, of course, but I did put away my crisp Keds and all white outfits — mostly because Midwestern winters don't pair well with light colors.

I don't wear Keds anymore, but I still think...Read more

Owner of Levana Bratique supports the girls from head to toe

PITTSBURGH — Most American women start their days by slipping on a pair of underwear and clasping on a bra. For up to a week each month, many are using feminine hygiene products, which are replaced every few hours. Plenty will use face-specific soap before applying face-specific moisturizer — and probably a different type for the rest of ...Read more

Sunday Best: Enjoy a ‘Downton Abbey’ throwback as we usher in the season of hats and coats

You have, quite possibly, seen this picture before — it’s from the 2019 “Downton Abbey” movie, with Lady Edith (Laura Carmichael), the Countess of Grantham (Elizabeth McGovern) and Lady Mary (Michelle Dockery) — but here it is again, for two reasons. No. 1: The second “Downton Abbey” movie has just been confirmed to open in ...Read more

Owner of Levana Bratique supports the girls from head to toe

PITTSBURGH — Most American women start their days by slipping on a pair of underwear and clasping on a bra. For up to a week each month, many are using feminine hygiene products, which are replaced every few hours. Plenty will use face-specific soap before applying face-specific moisturizer — and probably a different type for the rest of ...Read more

Sunday Best: Enjoy a ‘Downton Abbey’ throwback as we usher in the season of hats and coats

You have, quite possibly, seen this picture before — it’s from the 2019 “Downton Abbey” movie, with Lady Edith (Laura Carmichael), the Countess of Grantham (Elizabeth McGovern) and Lady Mary (Michelle Dockery) — but here it is again, for two reasons. No. 1: The second “Downton Abbey” movie has just been confirmed to open in ...Read more

15 best headphones to sleep in while traveling

Getting a good night’s sleep while on the road (or in the air or over the ocean) can be tough — even if you’re a seasoned traveler. The solution? A solid pair of headphones that can shut out unwanted sounds and cocoon you in soothing tunes. We’ve compiled the best headphones to sleep in. So whether you’re stuck in a noisy hotel room ...Read more

Answer Angel: How to solve Incredible Shrinking T-shirt woes

Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I would love to get some advice about cotton shirts. I almost always wear simple all-cotton V-necked T-shirts on their own in summer or under sweaters in winter. I have found that no matter what brand I try (and I have tried Lands’ End, L. L.Bean, Eddie Bauer, etc.), they always shrink up an inch or so and end up ...Read more

Cal U students up their wardrobe game with the help of Campus Closet

PITTSBURGH — Brett Bieber never owned a suit before becoming a student at California University of Pennsylvania. Going into his senior year as a secondary education major, he knew that needed to change. Although he works for the university’s Welcome Center and does odd jobs, such as house painting, to fund his college career, the cost of ...Read more

Legacy makeup brand Fashion Fair relaunching, entering a growing field of companies catering to women of color

CHICAGO — Chicago-based cosmetics brand Fashion Fair will soon be back on store shelves — with a bit of a makeover.

When Fashion Fair launched in 1973, it was one of the only makeup brands creating cosmetics designed for women of color. But the brand struggled in the years before its parent company, Ebony and Jet magazine publisher ...Read more

No pjs at the office, please, but are we ready for a ‘workleisure’ wardrobe?

For the last year, my work wardrobe consisted largely of jeans, Birkenstocks and a Zoom-acceptable top. So with back-to-the-office looming, I went to an actual mall to catch up.

This is what I saw:

Elastic. A lot of elastic.

Gone, or at least diminished, were rows of sharp business suits I’d previously perused. In store after store, I saw ...Read more

Answer Angel: Readers’ tips for happy feet

So many of you have complained to me about your shoes and socks. Your feet hurt. Your socks slip. Why can’t you find what you’re looking for? It shouldn’t be this hard, right?

I asked readers for recommendations that might help. So here are their suggestions on comfy walk-all-day flats and no-slip, low-cut socks. A big thanks you to so ...Read more

Hoodies and zippers make life harder for people with disabilities. Social Surge’s adaptive, gender-neutral clothing looks to ‘flip the script.’

CHICAGO — You may think nothing about putting on a hoodie when you need or want to, but for some people its design may still prove difficult to manage.

Zippers that are hard to grab, pockets that don’t sit in the right spot, pieces of clothing that, if you’re blind, you can’t tell what color they are.

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Traditional toys have gotten a boost from the pandemic – here's what Santa will have in his bag this year

MINNEAPOLIS — What could be better than being set loose in a toy store?

How about getting to roam through a toy convention?

That's we did when the trade show for the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association came to the Twin Cities this month, briefly turning a cavernous exhibit hall of the ...Read more

The 15 best adults-only all-inclusives on the beach

If a beach getaway with unlimited indulgent meals and exquisite cocktails sounds like your idea of a vacation, then we've got some great options for you. These all-inclusive resorts are among the best in the Caribbean and Mexico — and they sit right on the beach. What's more? They're adults only, so you can enjoy some R&R without getting...Read more

Nedra Rhone: Teflon might be in your makeup. Here's what you should know

More than a decade ago when I was the mom of a newborn, one of the items on my "things to worry about" list was the products that I put on my face and body. We are a family of kissers and huggers and for me, part of keeping my child safe meant doing a full audit of the ingredients in my personal care products.

I discovered on the ...Read more