Young Designers to Strut Their Stuff in South Side Fashion Show

By Harrop, JoAnne Klimovich | Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 2, 2008 | Go to article overview

Young Designers to Strut Their Stuff in South Side Fashion Show


Harrop, JoAnne Klimovich, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review


Those cool cats on the prowl for style that's a little edgy should make a stop Thursday night at Diesel Club Lounge for the Threads fashion show.

This will be no ordinary runway walk.

The evening will feature three up-and-coming young designers with cutting-edge ideas about clothes. The theme is spring, music, fashion and culture.

Check out a tulle tutu, a retro blazer from the 1960s redone with intricate stitching, or a hip custom-made T-shirt.

"Our clothes are funky, edgy, and with a fun side to them," says designer Ali Pace, 24, whose store Bombshell Boutique in Sewickley is open by appointment. "We want to be different. And a show like this one allows us to be different in that each of us gets to put on our own show. We can be ourselves. It is a pretty cool concept. Plus, the space at Diesel is great."

Diesel's stage is large enough to accommodate more than just a runway for models to strut. Threads will offer three mini-shows, says Allie Jockel, assistant marketing manager at Diesel. In between, entertainment is planned with break dancers, TJ the DJ and a contortionist to keep the party going until 2 a.m.

The concept for the show was created last year, says Diesel marketing manager Lindsay Weichler, but she and her staff have worked steadily on it since February. The designers' clothing will be available for sale that night.

"We have all young designers, and we want people to come and make a night of it," Jockel says. "We want them to get to know these great designers, see some of their fashions and spend the entire evening."

Pace's line is inspired by her mother, Annette, who made most of her four daughters' clothes -- from prom dresses to wedding gowns.

The mother-daughter tandem works to create a "girlie look." They take sports jerseys and tailor them for women, adding lace, a V- neck or puffy sleeves. They also create animal-print dresses and colorful tuxedo shirts. The Pace family always has had an interest in music and theater, so many of the clothes are like costumes -- bright, colorful and theatrical.

Ali Pace will be joined by fellow designers Jonathan Fiedler of Jonathan David Clothing and Christian Kinkela of fouronetwo, whose clothing lines are available online. …

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