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New designer appears in rotation

| Friday, April 8, 2011

Matthew Williamson is the latest capsule collection designer at Macy's. His collection is available beginning Wednesday at Ross Park Mall, South Hills Village, Monroeville and the Mall at Robinson. Rotating onto the floor every few months, each capsule offers limited-edition women's apparel pieces reminiscent of the designer's signature style. Details:

Fragrance festival

Nordstrom in Ross Park Mall is having a fragrance festival on Saturday. Smell the season's must-have scents such as Versace Vanitas, Daisy Eau So Fresh and Purr by Katy Perry. Enjoy complimentary gifts and engraving with any large bottle purchase. Details: 412-548-4300, Ext. 1071

Win a trip to Italy

Try on a pair of the Brighton shoe of month through April 30 at Roberta Weissburg Leathers in Shadyside or SouthSide Works and be automatically registered to win a trip to Florence, Italy. Details: 412-681-8188 or 412-488-8008 or

Celebrity stylist 'Putting It All Together

Macy's invites customers to be part of the ultimate fashion face-off hosted by celebrity stylist Derek Warburton at 2 p.m. Saturday at South Hills Village. Contestants will be asked to create a head-to-toe look for a special occasion to be showcased by Macy's models. The winners will take home a $100 Macy's gift card. During the event, Warburton will share his fashion do's and don'ts, along with his top style tips for spring. After the fashion challenge, meet Derek for a one-on-one style consultation. Details: 412-854-6800 or

Prom gown sale

Angela's Angels, a non-profit project, provides prom gowns to high school girls who may not be able to afford to purchase their own. Their selection of new and gently worn up-to-date gowns will be offered at prom fairs on Saturday and April 16 by appointment only at Oakley Park II Plaza in Greensburg. Details: 724-837-7940 or

Trunk shows

• Saks Fifth Ave., Downtown, is having a Gurhan trunk show from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. View the contemporary collection of pure gold and sterling silver, featuring distinctive and wearable designs. Details: 412-297-5359 or 412-297-5368

• Larrimor's is having an Allen Edmonds trunk show from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. today at its One PNC, Downtown, location and from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday at its Galleria store. The line offers shoes crafted in warm premium leather and hand-finished. Details: 412-471-5727 or 412-344-5727 or

• Crystal River Gems, Fifth Avenue Place, Downtown, welcomes one of Poland's top amber jewelry designers from 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Wedsnesday. The show will feature a unique collection of amber in a variety of colors, including green, orange, cherry and butterscotch. Guests can register to win a selection from the collection. All pieces will be sold at wholesale prices, starting at $25. Details:

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