That’s Haute – Pittsburgh Fashion Week, 2010! Join the Fashion Fun!

25 Sep

I’m like a little kid at Christmas. SO EXCITED.

Monday marks the first day of the first-ever Pittsburgh Fashion Week – and Glitzburgh will be in attendance at all of the shows and events, bringing you all of the news, gossip, and fashionable fun straight from PFW!

Want to learn more about Pittsburgh Fashion Week? Here’s the schedule:

Monday’s event on 9/27 is Runway: Clearing for Takeoff – Destination, Fashion Oz! in the South Side Works. The show starts at 7pm, appetizers at Tusca beforehand at 6pm!

On Tuesday, 9/28, join PFW at the John Heinz History Center, for International Designer Zang Toi at 7pm. After the show, head over to the Art Institute of Pittsburgh for “An Evening with Zang Toi” for a private cocktail hour from 9-11pm for ticket holders of Toi’s fashion event.

Wednesday, 9/29,  is my birthday. Oh, a far as FASHION WEEK goes – join us at the John Heinz History Center for the PINK! Fashion Show benefitting the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The show begins at 7pm and is dedicated to breast cancer awareness.

I’ve Been Framed is the fashion event on Thursday, 9/30. Attend this trunk show at Eyeopolis at the Waterfront, where you’ll enjoy a Haute Eyewear Trunk Show with Chic Fashions.

Friday, October 1st features a host of fashion events. Enjoy Cajoli, Capriccio, & Carabella at 6pm, Judy Originals and Crazy Hot Clothes at 7pm, and Petite & Plus Perfection at 8pm, at the Ramada Hotel and Conference Center: Pittsburgh, in Green Tree.

This fashion extravaganza continues on Saturday, Oct. 2nd. Saturday will be a day full of fashion shows! First up is Laurie B. Allen & Katie Wolfrum at 2 pm, followed by Lana Naumeyer at 3 pm, and then Brian David at 4 pm, Pandora at 5 pm, MarKav at 6 pm, Spoiled Chics the Boutique at 7pm and, last but not least, Eco-chic Custom Designs and Charity Auction at 8 pm. All of these shows will take place at the Ramada Green Tree, as well.

Pittsburgh Fashion Week wraps up on Sunday, October 3rd, with a Fashion Hall of Fame Luncheon at the Omni William Penn Hotel from 1pm-3pm.

Read more about Pittsburgh Fashion Week – a groundbreaking couture event, here.

To order tickets, click here.

See you there!

Pssst…. PS: You can follow Pittsburgh Fashion Week on Twitter at @PghFashionWeek and also find them on Facebook, here.

4 Responses to “That’s Haute – Pittsburgh Fashion Week, 2010! Join the Fashion Fun!”

  1. Aire September 27, 2010 at 10:16 am #

    I’m excited but unfortunately it won’t really be a couture event…maybe one day we’ll have a couture fashion week!! 🙂 Have fun covering it!

    • glitzburgh ™ September 27, 2010 at 10:23 am #

      I don’t think that I said it was couture – if I did, my apologies – maybe my word play in title was misleading? Sadly, in this day and age, there are so many fashion shows that AREN’T true haute couture and are all about the glitz and the production – lots of fluff, not a lot of great substance, and certainly not a lot of real couturiers 😉 It is still certainly groundbreaking for Pittsburgh, though. I mean, 10 years ago, can you even IMAGINE Pittsburgh having any kind of fashion event? I’m pretty excited 🙂 Maybe it is the start of an actual notable fashion presence here – and maybe someday we’ll get our wish of a true HIGH fashion week 🙂

      • Aire September 27, 2010 at 12:43 pm #

        Yeah it was this that threw me off, Read more about Pittsburgh Fashion Week – a groundbreaking couture event.

        There still are true couture shows that take place around the world, so I just meant that we weren’t having anything close to that here.

        It is a very exciting step for Pittsburgh Fashion Week, I think it deserves to be recognized for what it is, not what is not, which I know was not your intention, I just don’t want anyone else to get mislead with your use of the word couture. That was all. 🙂

      • glitzburgh ™ September 29, 2010 at 4:29 pm #

        My apologies. I got that phrasing from another site when I was looking up contact info and forgot I wrote it, hence the confusion! It also didn’t bother me to put it that way, as in reference to Zang Toi, his stuff is all unique & hand-sewn, sold in couture departments at stores like Nordstroms, etc. but I totally understand what you are saying & no hard feelings 🙂

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