Fashion FYI: Raw: Natural Born Artists Pittsburgh presents Allure
Raw: Natural Born Artists Pittsburgh presents Allure from 7 p.m. to midnight on Aug. 27 at Xtaza (formerly Club Zoo) at 1630 Smallman St., in the Strip District. The evenings featured fashion designers are Elaine Healy and VRNAQLR who will be showing their collections in a runway show. Tickets are $20, $15 in advance. In addition to fashion, there will be individuals in music, dance, visual art, photography, accessories and film screening. Raw is an independent arts organization that hand-selects and spotlights independent artists from all genres.
Details: 412-977-7506 or www.rawartists.org/pittsburgh
Nordstrom announced its first private-label, give-back brand, Treasure&Bond. Items cost from $28 to $328 with 5 percent of net profits supporting nonprofit organizations that empower women and girls. The collection includes moto jackets, denim and flannels. Through December, the beneficiary will be Girls, Inc., an organization that's empowering girls in the United States and Canada to be strong, smart and bold.
Details: 412-548-4300 or www.nordstrom.com
Cops in Couture
The Mall at Robinson will host the second-annual Cops in Couture fashion show to benefit the Law Enforcement Officers Memorial of Allegheny County and the Police Officer Support Team. At 7 p.m. Oct. 8, police and K-9 officers from more than 80 departments will walk the runway in the latest fashion trends. Tickets are $35.
Details: 412-657-3483 or www.copsincouture.com
Strike a pose
Robert Hester Photography is having a photo shoot at Frick Park in Squirrel Hill from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 23 and 1 to 4 p.m., at dusk Aug. 24. Photographer Robert Hester will meet participants at lower Frick Park. Cost is $25 to $50.
Details: 412-519-7632 or firstname.lastname@example.org
There will be an open model call from 4 to 8 p.m. Aug. 27 at S.P.A.C.E., 101 S. 16th St., South Side, for the upcoming Philip Pelusi hair-and makeup-show. They will be looking for men and women with various hair types in length, texture and color. Participants must be 18 years or older and willing to cut or color their hair. The show is Oct. 1 at Diesel Club Lounge, South Side.
Looks to keep
People StyleWatch says a new season doesn't mean a total closet overhaul. These trends will still be hot, come fall.
Pleated skirts: These flirty styles are going strong. With a midi-length, color-blocking or luxe fabrics like satin or silk, they feel spot on for fall.
Peplum tops: This flattering feminine style has staying power! Try a boxy silhouette in a flowy material for an updated take.
Statement necklaces: They're as perfect as ever for amping up simple styles. Layer a few in different lengths for a fresh look.
Trapezoid bags: Bags that are wider than they are tall are still so hot right now, especially in deeper shades and mixed materials.
InStyle magazine says green is surprisingly wearable and flattering, especially in rich textures like mohair and tweed.
Heed the advice of Pantone's color expert Leatrice Eiseman: If your skin has cool undertones, opt for blue-based teal, while warm undertones look best in moss with its sunnier cast. Super-dark forest is universally becoming.
Neutrals are a no-brainer, but why not get creative and try a yellow-green with rose or lavender, which can bring a pretty flush to your skin, Eiseman says.
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