Fashion FYI: Trunk shows opening up in Pittsburgh

| Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, 8:55 p.m.

• Kathy Kane Collections is having a Piranesi trunk show of diamonds, rubies and emeralds from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 15 in the Bedford Room, 17th floor, at the Omni William Penn Hotel, Downtown. Details: 412-999-6501 or

• Aw Else Boutique in Greensburg is having a Sorrelli Jewelry trunk show from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dec. 13, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 14 and noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 16. They are offering discounts that also include Donna Salyer's faux-fur vests, jackets, handbags and accessories. Details: 724-420-5236 or

• Lapels: a fine men's clothier in Greensburg is having a jewelry trunk show from 5 to 9 p.m. Dec. 19 featuring Liz Krajc Jewelry Design Studio. Details: 724-853-7145 or

Do it yourself

Xmittens, a company that creates gloves, hats and items from recycled materials, is having a DIY Xmittens Gift Set weekend where customers can create items from 1 to 5 p.m. Dec. 14 to 15 at 5258 Butler St., Lawrenceville. Details:

Last chance

The I Made It! Market pop-up marketplace will feature handmade crafts and gifts from noon to 6 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Boyd Community Center in O'Hara to benefit the nonprofit community space that delivers cultural, educational and recreational classes and events. Admission is free. Details:

Holiday events

• Asbury Hats in Squirrel Hill is having a holiday sale from noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 15. Owner Jessica Sacks features head-wear from designers such as Louise Green, Ophelie, Parkhurst and Grace Hats. Details: 412-651-8229

• The Vendor Market Place & Holiday Fashion Show at the Hosanna House on Wallace Avenue in Wilkinsburg is at 6 p.m. Dec. 13. Details: 412-243-7711 or

• The Fallingwater Museum Store will run a temporary holiday boutique at 807 Liberty Ave., Downtown, until Dec. 31. Hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. The store will sell Frank Lloyd Wright products to benefit the preservation of Fallingwater.

Crafts & drafts

The Studio at the Society for Contemporary Craft on Smallman Street in the Strip District is offering a new twist on crafting by pairing local beers with crafting projects in Crafts & Drafts from 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 13. Fiber artist Jennifer Moss will lead students in needle felting. Cost is $35. Details: 412-261-7003

High-end boutique

An Armani Collezioni store has opened in Ross Park Mall. A percentage of sales through Dec. 14 will be donated to Mario Lemieux Foundation. Details:

Shop night

Jules boutique in Lawrenceville is having Get Fit & Hip at Barre Bee Fit from 4 to 8 p.m. Dec. 16. on Aiken Avenue, Shadyside. Barre Bee Fit offers fitness programs. The event will feature designers such as DL1961, Velvet, Lovers+Friends and Joe's Jeans. Details: 412-802-8585 or

Warm them up

The Make Up Bar, better known as MUB, has teamed up with Windy's Boutique, Room 412 and D'Allure Trends for the Share The Warmth Coat Drive. The Make Up Bar is a non-profit that helps women who are victims of domestic violence, homeless women and children. Gently used coats can be dropped off at Windy's Boutique (1903 E. Carson St., South Side), and Room 412 (438 S. Main St., West End) until Dec. 20. Details: 412-251-5281 or

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