Briefs: Pittsburgh Fashion Hall of Fame Nominees Sought
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Nominations are being accepted for the third annual Pittsburgh Fashion Hall of Fame at Pittsburgh Fashion Week planned for the fall.
Pittsburgh Fashion Week is looking for individuals who have impacted Pittsburgh through fashion, style and beauty. The public is invited to nominate anyone with roots in Pittsburgh. Nominees will be evaluated based on longevity and significance of contribution in the general area of fashion or beauty and must have at least 10 years in the industry.
The winners will be inducted at a luncheon on the last day of the event, Sept. 30, at the Omni William Penn Hotel, Downtown. Nominations must include why the person is deserving and the contact information for the nominee due by Feb. 15.
Submit via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Pittsburgh Fashion Week. PO Box 17947, Pittsburgh, PA 15235- 7947. Details: www.pittsburghfashionweek.com.
Choo steps into the publishing world
In conjunction with the brand`s 15th anniversary Jimmy Choo released a coffeetable book titled, "Jimmy Choo XV" (Rizzoli, $95).
"Jimmy Choo XV" chronicles the 15 most significant shoes from the company's archives and reflects on what has made them hallmarks of the brand style. The company will donate 100 percent of its revenues from the sale of the book to the Jimmy Choo Foundation, a charitable trust.
The book is divided into eight chapters, each focusing on the signature design and recognizable themes that have helped to define the brand. …