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Fashion FYI: Glitter & Grit plans Rose & Delilah trunk show

Bella Bridesmaid in Bethel Park is having a Ceremony by Joanna August trunk show Feb. 21 and 22.

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Glitter & Grit in Lawrenceville is having a Rose & Delilah trunk show from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 28 to March 2. This collection of simple silhouettes with a vintage modern feel is created from delicate laces, sparkling crystals, handmade flowers and pretty bows. Appointments are required.

Details: 412-781-2375 or

Trunk show

Bella Bridesmaid in Bethel Park is having a Ceremony by Joanna August trunk show by appointment only from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 21 and 22. Based in Los Angeles, this designer creates dresses in chiffon-and-lace fabrics.

Details: 412-854-4422 or


Pittsburgh has been granted approval to establish a provisional chapter of Fashion Group International. The group's mission is to unite fashion and design professionals and help members become more effective in their careers through networking and activities.

The process took about a year, but Stephanie Taylor, department chair of fashion marketing and fashion design at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, sought to have the city awarded the status. The New York office will monitor Pittsburgh's progress. During the next month, there will be interviews for leadership roles for the organization's board.

The next meeting is at 6 p.m. March 27 at the Art Institute, Downtown, where board members will be announced. Taylor plans to showcase Pittsburgh's fashion talent at the meetings and to partner with Pittsburgh Fashion Week in September and Style Week Pittsburgh in August.

Details: 412-291-5132

Getting married?

MB Bride in Greensburg is having a Casablanca showcase and MommaPalooza mother's dress special — three trunk shows for mom's gowns — from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 21, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 22 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 23. Appointments are required.

Details: 724-836-6626 or

A new season

The 2014 season of RAW: Pittsburgh kicks off at 7 p.m. Feb. 27 at Club Zoo in the Strip District. The event, called Awakening, will feature more than 40 artists including live music, visual artists and photographers and a dance performance. Fashion shows that night will include designers such as Stocking Noir, Andre Jones and Sew Addicted, as well as a burlesque performance by Nikki Telladictorian. RAW is an independent arts organization that spotlights creatives in visual art, film, fashion, music, hair and makeup artistry, photography, models and performing art.

Tickets are $20, $15 advance.


Swimsuit ready?

Skybar Pittsburgh on the South Side is having a Winter Pool Party at 8 p.m. Feb. 28. The first 20 people in a bathing suit will receive a Skybar towel. Summer drinks will be served and the pool is heated.

Details: 412-651-4713;

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