Style Week Pittsburgh has a full plate of posh fashions from Pittsburgh and beyond on tap for its second annual outing. This year’s theme will be “En Vogue” and promises seven days of style-centric events celebrating the fashion industry in Pittsburgh and abroad.
Here’s what to expect:
Aug. 11: Opening night kick-off party at The Priory Hotel’s Grand Hall, North Side (6-10 p.m.). Tickets: $35 for general admission in advance, or $65 for VIP.
Aug. 12: Accessory trunk show presented with Fashion Group International Pittsburgh featuring fashion trucks, cocktails, DJ and more at LUXE Pittsburgh showroom in Indigo Square, East Liberty (6-9 p.m.). Free admission.
Aug. 13: Jewelry showcase presented with Macy’s featuring styling sessions, beauty treatments, music, refreshments and more at Macy’s, Downtown (5 p.m.). Free admission.
Aug. 14: The Style Awards honoring members of the Pittsburgh fashion and beauty industry, Blue Line Grille’s rooftop lounge, Uptown (6-9 p.m.). Tickets: $35.
Aug. 15: Fashion soiree spotlighting ready-to-wear styles from Pittsburgh boutiques and vendors at IVY Pittsburgh, Strip District (6-10 p.m.). Tickets: $25 for general admission in advance, or $50 for VIP.
Aug. 16: Lawrenceville boutique crawl featuring discounts and promotions at select boutiques in the neighborhood (noon-5 p.m.). The first 300 people to register online will be entered to win $500 worth of products and gift cards from local businesses. No cost to participate.
Aug. 17: Invitation-only brunch summit with key stakeholders and leaders of the city’s fashion community to discuss the future of fashion in Pittsburgh. Tickets: $50.
Tickets are on sale now at www.styleweekpittsburgh.wordpress.com.
More from the Pittsburgh fashion and beauty front …
Summer Sidewalk at Fifth Avenue Place, Downtown: Snag super savings on summer scarves, sandals, swimwear, sunglasses and more Wednesday through Friday. Plus, receive a free coupon for lunch with qualifying purchases. Information: www.fifthavenueplacepa.com.
I Made It! Market presents SouthSide Works Exposed festival: Browse handmade creations, including jewelry, art, beauty products and more by dozens of regional artisans. It’s 5-10 p.m. Friday, noon-10 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Pittsburgh fashion trucks will be parked nearby. Information: imadeitmarket.com or southsideworks.com.
Ivana Krejci trunk show at Glitter & Grit bridal boutique, Lawrenceville: Wedding gowns that marry whimsy with modern style will be at 5300 Butler St. Friday through July 18. All dresses are handmade in Austin, Texas. Visit www.glitterandgritpgh.com or call 412-781-2375 to book an appointment.
Track the fashion trucks …
Check out the Post-Gazette’s Fashion Truck Tracker interactive map on the Stylebook blog at www.post-gazette.com/stylebook to keep up with where the city’s boutiques on wheels will be popping up throughout July.
To have a fashion or style event considered for Stylebook, send listing to PG style editor Sara Bauknecht at firstname.lastname@example.org.