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Fashion FYI: 'Posh' event brings collection of artisans to Latrobe

| Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, 8:55 p.m.
jda designs
A necklace from jda designs
Carolyn Pearsall
Carolyn Pearsall's Warm Wears knits for kids
The Mackenzie Collection
A shirt from The Mackenzie Collection, a pop-up boutique
Willow Mist Boutique
Willow Mist Boutique will feature Pretty 1 jewelry

Positively Posh, a boutique shopping event by the Latrobe Area Hospital Aid Society, brings together more than 40 artisans from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Fred Rogers Center at St. Vincent College near Latrobe. Proceeds will help to pay for a robotic room sanitizer for the hospital. Vendors include: Willow Mist Boutique, a Latrobe shop with handmade soaps and lotions, jewelry, women's clothing and purses; Carolyn Pearsall of McCandless with kids knits; JDA Designs of Greensburg with jewelry, handbags and accessories; and the Mackenzie Collection of Wexford, a pop-up boutique.Admission is $12; $10 in advance. Admission and lunch is $30 (lunch reservation deadline is Oct. 25).

Details: 724-537-1563 or positivelyposh2013.eventbrite.com

Closing time

Keith Rosenstock, a fourth-generation furrier, will retire and his Downtown store, Canadian Fur Co. will close Jan. 18. The shop has been in Pittsburgh for 90 years. Starting Oct. 25, everything will be on sale. Brands include Blacklama Mink, fur-trimmed Loro Piana cashmere and wool by Dominic Bellissimo and Fleurette, Christ Shearlings, Andrew Marc, Cole Haan and Max Mara outerwear.

Details: 412-471-1330

Stache bash

The American Mustache Institute presents the “'Stache Bash” from 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 26 at Buckhead Saloon in Station Square. Wear a mustache (or pick one up at the door), dress silly and tilt a glass to help raise money for Steps to Independence, a Pittsburgh-area not-for-profit on education for children with motor disabilities, such as cerebral palsy. Tickets are $20.

Details: 877-782-2431 or www.americanmustacheinstitute.org

Trunk shows

• Nordstrom in Ross Park Mall is having a Michele watch trunk show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 26. Michele's timepieces include limited editions with diamond cases and interchangeable straps.

Details: 412-548-4300 or www.michele.com

• Larrimor's, Downtown, is having a Torino trunk show from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 31. Torino is known for belts for men. Details: 412-471-5727 or www.larrimors.com

• Glitter & Grit, a bridal shop in Lawrenceville, is having an Elizabeth Dye trunk show from noon to 8 p.m. Nov. 1 to 3 by appointment. Details: 412-781-2375 or www.glitterandgritpgh.com

Sculpted sparkles

Henne Jewelers in Shadyside will feature Somers jewelry, a collection designed by sculptor Somers Randolph. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 25 and 26. The line includes classic pendants, earrings, rings, bracelets, necklaces and charms. Details: 412-682-0226

Happy 4th

Wildcard on Butler Street, Lawrenceville, is celebrating four years in business from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 26 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 27 with raffles and sales. Wildcard sells cards, paper, jewelry, T-shirts, craft supplies, original art and offers gallery space to crafters. Details: 412-224-2651 or www.wildcardpgh.com

Bridal event

The Bridal Boutique Show is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 27 at LeMont Restaurant on Mt. Washington. The producers of the Pittsburgh Bridal Showcase welcome 100 vendors and two couture-fashion shows by the Exquisite Bride and Sorelle Bridal Salon. Tickets are $10; $25 for VIP and $35 for a bridal party pass.

Details: 949-830-2952 or www.pghbridalshowcase.com

Fashion show

Die-Chotomy Couture Fashion Show & Halloween Bash is at 8 p.m. Oct. 25 at Taverna 19 in the Strip District. Couture designs from Willie Gee's will have a Halloween twist. Tickets are $15.

Details: 412-224-2720

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