Stylebook: FEED USA + Target collection fights domestic hunger
June 25, 2013 8:00 AM
Wrap charm bracelet set, $15, from the FEED USA Target collection. Twelve meals will be donated for each purchase of a charm bracelet set.
By Sara Bauknecht Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Feed your wardrobe. Feed America.
Both are possible with the limited-edition FEED USA + Target collection of home and sporting goods, stationery, accessories and clothes.
Target teamed up with social business FEED Projects for the line, which supports Feeding America, the country's leading domestic hunger relief charity. Prices range from $3 to $400, and each item includes on it the number of meals that will be donated as a result of the purchase.
"Through product sales, we hope to provide 10 million meals to Americans in need, which would make it the largest U.S. initiative in FEED's history," said founder Lauren Bush Lauren.
Sabika jewelry sale: Browse rare and retired Sabika jewelry at this annual event. Sabika accessories are handmade by female European artisans and typically sold exclusively through at-home trunk show parties.
It continues through Friday at the Crowne Plaza at 164 Fort Couch Road. To attend, register at www.sabika-jewelry.com.
Eighth annual Jeans, Jewels and Jam event: Enjoy a night of dancing, mingling and style Thursday at the left field meeting space overlooking PNC Park to support the Cancer Caring Center. Keeping with the name of the event, guests are invited to slip into their jeans and favorite jewels.
It will kick off at 6 p.m. with a VIP hour featuring a martini bar, hors d'oeuvres and a raffle for a $1,000 gift certificate for a piece of custom jewelry designed by Sewickley-based designer Brian Smith of Smithology Custom Jewelry. Doors open at 116 Federal St. to general admission ticket holders at 7 p.m.
Admission is $100 for VIP access. General admission is $50 in advance or $60 at the door. Call 412-622-1212 or visit www.cancercaring.org/donate for tickets.
Trunk show at Lintons at the Waterfront: Get a jump-start on fall shopping at a Ming Wang trunk show running through Sunday. The collection offers washable knit separates and dresses in rich autumn hues, including petite and plus sizes in select styles. Ming Wang pieces will be an additional 10 percent off during the show.
Store hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. through Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Information: 412-461-2600 or www.lintonswaterfront.com.
Glitter & Grit bridal boutique opens Friday in Lawrenceville: Looking for something unique for your wedding? Erin Szymanski's new shop at 5300 Butler St. offers handmade bridal dresses and accessories, all made in America. Gowns typically run from $350 to $3,800, with most in the $1,200 to $2,500 range. Many dresses include eco-friendly fabrics.
Store hours are noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, or by appointment. Information: 412-781-2375 or glitterandgritpgh.com.
Shadyside holds first Independents Week: Shop and dine along Walnut Street and Ellsworth and Highland avenues Saturday through July 3 for special deals and activities, including a charity burger cook-off and a young professionals happy hour.
Studio Booth with W.G. Tomko Cut-A-Thon: Get your hair cut for a cause from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Studio Booth salon, 6343 Penn Ave., East Liberty. For a $50 donation, get a cut with a stylist. Proceeds will benefit Surgicorps International and Pennsylvania Batten Disease Support. Information: 412-362-6684.
Style Week Pittsburgh seeks nominations for Style Awards: The inaugural Style Week Pittsburgh (Aug. 7-11) is seeking nominations for its first Style Awards ceremony, to be held during the Superwomen in Heels event Aug. 8 at the Pittsburgh Urban Winery. Categories include: style icon of the year, superwoman of the year, model of the year, makeup artist of the year, designer of the year, stylist of the year, most stylish host, most stylish artist, young stylista on the rise and fashion photographer of the year.
Owl Cleaners opens Medallion Ball boutique: Owl Cleaners, 3000 Village Run Road, Village at Pine, has opened an in-store shop carrying white ball gowns and formal dresses worn by recipients of the St. Lucy's Auxiliary for the Blind's Joan of Arc medal at the annual Medallion Ball. Dresses will be available at discounted prices, most ranging from $50 to $250. The store also accepts gently worn Medallion ball gowns and other formal dresses.
For more from PG fashion writer Sara Bauknecht, check out the PG's Stylebook blog at www.post-gazette.com/stylebook. Follow her on Twitter @SaraB_PG. To have a fashion or style event considered for Stylebook, send listing to firstname.lastname@example.org. First Published June 25, 2013 4:00 AM