Things to do this week, Aug. 22-28, in Pittsburgh fashion

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Style Week Pittsburgh is over, but there are still plenty of fashion events to check out this week across Pittsburgh. Here's a sampling of some of them ...

First annual Make Me Over fashion extravaganza: Enjoy a night of food, fun and fashions in support of the Black College Tour. Two winners will receive makeovers. Plus, there will be a runway show spotlighting designs by Cary D. Heard, along with Starr Thomas, Tyler Kirkland and Leesa Kassler. It's 7-11 p.m. Saturday at 184 Washington Place, Uptown. Tickets: $25 for general admission and $50 for VIP at or 412-512-6130 and 412-977-1136.

Just Between Friends Pittsburgh East sale: New and gently worn items for maternity through teens will be for sale, much of it 50 to 90 percent off retail price. Consignors will earn 60 percent of the sales of their items, or 70 percent if they volunteer during the event.

The sale at Monroeville Convention Center runs 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday ($3 admission; kids are free), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday (free admission) and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday (free admission), when many items will be marked half price. Information:

Cut & Sew Studio junior fashion show, pop-up gallery talk at The Frick Pittsburgh: As part of the museum's Summer Fridays at The Frick series, fifth-grade students through high school seniors will use shoes from the "Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe" exhibition as inspiration for their designs, which they'll present during the event. It's 5-9 p.m. Friday at the museum in Point Breeze.

At 7:30 p.m. in The Frick Art Museum galleries, Karin Legato, owner of the former fashion boutique Emphatics, will discuss her background in fashion and the upcoming Emphatics exhibition at the Phoenix Art Museum, which will display pieces from the boutiques extensive designer archives.

Information: or 412-371-0600.

Style Spotlight: Lana Neumeyer at Adda Coffee & Tea House: In celebration of the Rio Olympics this month, see a fashion presentation by Pittsburgh-based designer Lana Neumeyer, a native of Brazil, from 6-9 p.m. Friday at 200 South Highland Ave., Shadyside. Information:

Celia Grace trunk show at Glitter & Grit bridal boutique: Browse vintage-inspired fair-trade bridal wear. Dresses are designed to be not only elegant and stylish but also eco-friendly. See the line by appointment through Sunday at 5300 Butler St., Lawrenceville. Contact or 412-781-2375 to schedule an appointment.

La Petite Robe di Chiara Boni trunk show at Larrimor's: Shop eco-friendly, wrinkle-free designs made in Italy that combine stretch jersey materials with striking lean lines. Available in sizes 2 through 16. Customizations are available withing four weeks. Stop by One PNC Plaza, Downtown, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Information: or 412-471-5727.

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