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Fashion FYI: Presidential election accessories

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Gumball Poodle socks from Alwaysfits.com depicts presidential candidate Donald Trump, complete with flyaway hair.
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Gumball Poodle socks from Alwaysfits.com depicts presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, complete with fuzzy hair.
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A Hillary Clinton makeup bag is being offered by Alwaysfits.com in collaboration with artist Kayci Wheatley.
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A Hillary Clinton makeup bag is being offered by Alwaysfits.com in collaboration with artist Kayci Wheatley.
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Gumball Poodle
Gumball Poodle socks from Alwaysfits.com depicts presidential candidates Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders, complete with fuzzy, flyaway hair.

Alwaysfits.com has introduced limited-edition election socks for Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders and makeup bags for Hillary Clinton.

The socks have photos of the candidates with fuzzy, furry hair and retail for $29.99 a pair. The bag features pearl earrings and a necklace for $39.99.

Details: alwaysfits.com

Trunk shows

• Crossroads Boutique & Cattiva, 24 W. Second St., Greensburg, will have a Carlisle Collection/Per Se trunk show through March 8. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Details: 724-832-8900

• Larrimors, 249 Fifth Ave., Downtown, will have Hickey Freeman clothing and Allen Edmonds shoes trunk shows from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 10 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 11 and 12. Meet company representative Ralph Quintanilla from Hickey Freeman and Allen Edmonds’ Jim Norwood.

Details: 412-471-5727 or larrimors.com

• MB Bride, 123 S. Urania Ave., Greensburg, will have a Madison James trunk show March 11 to 13 by appointment. Madison James is a division of Allure Bridals. Receive a 10-percent discount during show days on Madison James gowns.

Details: 724-836-6626 or mbbride.com

Eyetique, 5418 Walnut St., Shadyside, will host a Tom Ford Styling Event and trunk show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 12. A representative from the high-fashion brand will be available to help you select the perfect pair of glasses.

Details: 412-687-5353 or eyetique.com

Spring ahead

Gordon Shoes, 108 W. Bridge St., Homestead, will have its Spring Event from March 11 through 20. There will be giveaways and a chance to peruse the latest spring collections.

Details: 412-464-1007 or gordonshoes.com

Bejeweled

Whowhatwear.com offers style tips to reinvent classic outfits with timeless jewelry:

Offset a classic little black dress with stackable bangles: The little black dress is a wardrobe must-have. Whether it’s your mainstay for a girls’ night out or a black-tie event, it’s a piece that works for any occasion. To offset the minimalist silhouette, try pairing it with stackable bangles.

Add polish to a classic blazer with a statement bracelet: Take your office look to the next level by incorporating a sophisticated bracelet into the ensemble. It not only ties a tailored outfit together, but it adds a dose of your individual style to your work uniform.

Reinvent a classic tee with a charm necklace: The classic simplicity of a white T-shirt is what makes it a wardrobe essential, but one way to make it a focal point of an outfit is by wearing a charm as a necklace.

Add dimension to denim by mixing metals: You’re as obsessed as the next denim lover with your classic boyfriend jeans or high-waisted flares, but reinventing these classics is what makes an outfit stand out. That’s why mixing gold and silver charms is a great way to contrast with the denim.

Troubleshooting

Even top makeup artists get the occasional mascara clump, smear or wonky lash — and they know exactly how to fix them, says Allure magazine:

Clumps: A clump requires a lash comb or a clean spooley brush. “Insert the comb right behind the clump, break it apart, then stop,” says makeup artist Pati Dubroff. “You can comb and comb, thinking you’re making it perfect, but that just breaks down the formula and you end up with flakes.”

Spider lashes: Curing this brand of arachnophobia requires only a touch of makeup remover and a lash comb. Use a spray bottle to mist the comb or dip the end in the remover, then “rake through the middle to the ends until the lashes get fluffier,” says makeup artist Mally Roncal. Scoop the comb from underneath and pull up gently to remove any crustiness on the tips.

Smudges: Get some Almay oil-free makeup eraser sticks. Break the tip to activate one, then really get in there and spot clean.

— Staff reports

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