Fashion briefs: The Masked Ball; 'Walk This Way;' get-fitted events
By From Staff and Wire Reports
Published: Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, 8:55 p.m.
Producers Tara Rieland and Brett James invite guests to The Masked Ball, a couture-fashion event. The fashion show begins at 9 p.m. and will include 13 designers who have created runway gowns, some of which will be available for auction. The Masked Ball will start at 7 p.m. Oct. 19 at Cavo, Strip District. Tickets are $85, $75 in advance, $125 for VIP. Benefits Gwen's Girls. Details: www.cavopgh.com or www.showclix.com
The St. Barnabas “Walk This Way” fashion show and luncheon is planned for 11 a.m. Oct. 19 at the Kean Theatre at The Washington Place in Gibsonia. Slip on your favorite boots, flats or pumps for this event, featuring local celebrities modeling the latest fall fashions. More than 50 specialty retailers and artisans will display their goods. Tickets are $17 or $32, which includes lunch. Proceeds benefit the St. Barnabas Free Care Fund. Details: 724-443-0700 or www.stbarnabashealthsystem.com
Girls night out
The Limited and Dress for Success Pittsburgh celebrate 50 years in fashion from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Limited store in South Hills Village. Get expert style advice and personal service. Learn how to build and maximize your wardrobe. Free. Details: 412-201-4204
Get fitted events
• Nordstrom in Ross Park Mall is having a “We Heart a Great Fit” bra-fitting event from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 25-26. With a purchase of select bras, $2 will go to the Young Survivor Coalition. Appointments available but not required. Details: 412-548-4300, ext. 1240
• Wacoal's “Fit for the Cure” runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 18 at Macy's in South Hills Village. Receive a complimentary bra-fitting for Wacoal or b.tempt'd from a fit specialist. For each participant, Wacoal will donate $2 to Susan G. Komen for breast cancer research and community health programs, and an additional $2 for every Wacoal bra, shapewear piece or b.tempt'd bra purchase. Details: 412-854-6809
Larrimor's, Downtown, is having a St. John spring trunk show from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 24. St. John is known for its classic, elegant, chic looks for women. Details: 412-471-5727 or www.larrimors.com
The Broke Little Rich Girl fashion truck will be at the Franks and Fashion at Franktuary in Lawrenceville from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 19 and at Coffee and Couture at The Carnegie Coffee Company from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 20. The truck will make a stop from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 23 in Market Square for lunch-time shopping. Details: www.brokelittlerichgirl.com
In celebration of “A Decade of DIY,” Handmade Arcade is hosting three hands-on, community-based, workshops starting with one in conjunction with artist Jason Kirker from noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 20 at Assemble at 5125 Penn Ave. in the East End. Participants will create a pendant lighting fixture using one of Kirker's newest designs as a model. Workshop is free. Space is limited. Register at www.handmadearcade.com.
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