Just in Time for Spring

Lighten up with a new pair of kickback khakis, rejuvenate your makeup palette with inspiration from one of the industry’s prettiest women, and check out the catwalk that makes a statement for spring.




Bringing Khaki Back

Simple and sexy, effortless khaki lightens up these flirty, tailored boyfriend trousers ($49.50) and pencil skirt ($44.50). Available at the Gap, 5436 Walnut St., Shadyside; 412/682-5788.
Photography courtesy of Gap, gap.com.



Pretty Please

In her new book, Living Beauty ($29.99), cosmetic genius Bobbi Brown shares her tips on looking great for your age and how to feel pretty from the inside out. Available at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, SouthSide Works, 2705 E. Carson St.; 412/381-3600, josephbeth.com

Inspired by Brown’s book is this living beauty palette ($55) designed to bring out the true loveliness in all women; and coral blush compact ($20), which draws light to the face for a brightening effect. Both available at Saks Fifth Avenue, 513 Smithfield St., downtown; 412/263-4800, saks.com. Photography courtesy of Bobbi Brown, bobbibrown.com.



Fashion Statement

New York designer Yansi Fugel will be showing her spring line at “Haute Tropics,” an event and fashion show to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and the Lupus Center of Excellence.

Hot, haute Yansi Fugel couture to view on the catwalk includes this red travel-jersey kimono wrap dress ($242). Available at Carabella, 328 Allegheny River Blvd., Oakmont; 412/828-2187.

“Haute Tropics,” Thurs., April 12, 6:30-10 p.m.; Trustees Hall, Phipps Conservatory Tropical Garden, Schenley Drive, Schenley Park, Oakland; tickets, $125 (includes runway show, wine and martini bar and hors d’oeuvres).

For information, call 412/828-2187. Photography courtesy of Yansi Fugel, yansifugel.com.

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