Fashion FYI: White House Black Market
Published: Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, 6:29 p.m.
White and black
White House Black Market has opened a new boutique at The Mall at Robinson. The 3,000-square-foot store is on the lower level and offers fashionable and sophisticated clothing and accessories primarily in black and white with seasonal color splashes. The company has 429 boutiques and 55 outlets.
Marshalls is opening Oct. 10 in Washington Crown Center, the first in Washington County. Marshall's offers designer fashions for ladies, men and kids, as well as the latest shoes, accessories, and home decor at discounts. The 25,000-square-foot store will receive 10,000 new items each week.
Cops in Couture
The Mall at Robinson is hosting Cops in Couture Fashion Show at 6 p.m. Oct. 10 to benefit the Law Enforcement Officers Memorial of Allegheny County. The event will highlight more than 70 police officers and K9 units from police departments throughout Allegheny County. Officer James Kuzak, from the Clairton Police Department, who was injured in the line of duty, will be in the fashion show. Tickets are $35.
• Glitter & Grit in Lawrenceville is having a Claire la Faye trunk show Oct. 4 to 6. This designer features a whimsical, non-traditional approach to modern-day brides. The collection is known for taking old Hollywood glamour and fashioning a modern-day silhouette. Appointments recommended.
Details: 412-781-2375 or www.glitterandgritpgh.com
• Larrimor's, Downtown, is having a Jane Post trunk show from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 10 to 12. Post is known for impeccable fit, wonderful colors and stylish quirks in ultra-chic rainwear and coats.
Details: 412-471-5727 or www.larrimors.com
The final showcase
RAW Pittsburgh's final artist showcase of the season called “Encompass” is at 8 p.m. Oct. 10 at Cavo in the Strip District. It features 27 artists, including fashion shows by Atelier Grand, Knewwd Fashion, Marshala Rutherford and PhiriVon Clothing. RAW is an indie arts organization for artists, by artists. Every month, RAW showcases artists in film, fashion, music, art, performing art, hairstyling, makeup artistry and photography. There will be an awards show in November where one winner in each category will be named RAW: Pittsburgh Artist of the Year.
The pink pony
Macy's has joined forces with the Pink Pony Fund, Ralph Lauren's worldwide initiative in the fight against breast cancer, by offering a special collection of items at “Pink Pony” shops in 80 Macy's locations, as well as online. Twenty-five percent of the purchase price of these products will go toward causes devoted to cancer awareness, education and research. Through Oct. 14, customers can purchase a pin for $5 and receive a 20 percent discount on an assortment of merchandise. Pink Pony items are available at Macy's in Ross Park Mall, South Hills Village and Westmoreland Mall.
— Staff reports
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