Fashion FYI: ‘Silver and Suede’ kicks off Warhol celebration
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
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
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
“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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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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