Fashion FYI: Lawrenceville’s Glitter & Grit to host bridesmaids boutique brunch
Glitter & Grit, at 5300 Butler St., Lawrenceville, will have a bridesmaids boutique brunch from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 9. Designers of the line Ash + Light will be in attendance to give examples of how to style a bridal party as well as second-life styling — how to keep wearing your dress over and over again. Tickets are $10.
Details: 412-781-2375 or glitterandgritpgh.com
Tails on the Catwalk
The Western Pennsylvania Humane Society, 1101 Western Ave., North Side, will host Tails on the Catwalk from 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 7. There will be shopping and a fashion show at 7:45 p.m. Tickets are $15, $50 for VIP. Details: 412-321-4625 or wpahumane.org
Calling all fashionistas
The fourth annual Family Life Fund runway show Fashionista! will be from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at LeMont Restaurant at 1114 Grandview Ave., Mt. Washington.
The event benefits Family Life Fund, which contributes money to community programs that provide education, support and activities to help sustain and heal families, and Jeremiah’s Place, a crisis nursery that provides safe and supportive care for children to help families in crisis.
The show will feature Pittsburgh designers Diana Misetic and Kiya Tomlin, as well as menswear by Brooks Brothers, children’s clothing from Frog n’ Princess and teen looks from One Brilliant. There will also be boutique shopping.
Tickets are $100.
St. Brendan’s Crossing is open in Fifth Avenue Place, Downtown. In the spirit of St. Brendan, the boutique that specializes in authentic Irish fashions and gifts set sail across the pond to a developing new world. After a history at Station Square on the South Side, owner Eileen Manning relocated to this location. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Details: 412-471-0700 or fifthavenueplacepa.com
• Larrimor’s, at 249 Fifth Ave., Downtown, will have Kinross, Alta Moda and To Boot New York trunk shows, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 7 and 8. Details: 412-471-5727 or larrimors.com
Kizmit Boutique at 510 Station St., Bridgeville, will celebrate its first anniversary, along with Fare Feathers Jewelry and Sydney Love Handbags trunk shows, from Nov. 11 to 15. Hours have been extended from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Details: 412-221-5151 or kizmitboutique.com
On the runway
The Fashion + Talent runway show will be at 5:30 Nov. 9 at Kaufmann Hall, 1835 Centre Ave., Uptown. The event is presented by Thailand Beauty Boutique. Details: 412-587-1433
A collection by award-winning Taos Pueblo jeweler Maria Samora will be part of the 40th anniversary celebration and exhibit at the Four Winds Gallery at 5512 Walnut St., Shadyside, throughout November. Samora will be in attendance for the reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 7 and a trunk show from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 8. She is known for making elegant, minimalist jewelry that derives from the simplicity and beauty of life in her native New Mexico.
Details: 412-682-5092 or fourwindsgallery.com
For your heart
The Go Red for Women fashion show will be Nov. 13 at the Westin Convention Center Hotel, Downtown. Boutique shopping will start at 6 p.m. followed by the runway event at 7:30 p.m. This year’s theme is Fierce, Fit and Fabulous. Seating is limited. Fashions provided by Macy’s. Tickets are $60. Details: 412-208-3605 or heart.org
Nordstrom in Ross Park Mall will host a beauty event from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 7 and 8. Spend one-on-one time with makeup artists to learn the latest beauty trends. Event is free. Details: 412-548-4300 or Nordstrom.com
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