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The most anticipated event for Pittsburgh Fashionistas, 

COCKTAILS & Couture FOR A CAUSE is returning for the second year!   

The sold out event of the social season last year combines philanthropy with high-end luxury designer resale pop up boutiques curated for both men and women.  Our Fashion for a Fraction pop up boutiques are elegant environments where you can shop for high-end luxury designer items and coveted vintage pieces donated by celebrities, stylists, style icons, and global influencers personal closets.  All items are 100% authentic and discounted from 70% - 90% off retail! Our items are new with tags or gently loved. The best part is 100% of all net proceeds from the event and  Fashion for a Fraction boutiques benefits The Glimmer of Hope Symbol for a Cure Breast Cancer Research!


We don't like to name drop... well maybe just a little!

Jimmy Choo • Valentino • Louis Vuitton • Gucci • Balenciaga • Yves St. Laurent • St. John • Chanel • Kate Spade • Versace • Dolce and Gabanna •  Rebecca Minkoff • Chloe • Prada• Fendi

Just to name a few!  Our fierce collection includes designer handbags, shoes and accessories for both men and women! 

So grab your "ride or die" fashion loving girlfriends, husbands, or date and strut don’t walk to our event on: May 22, 2019 at The Fairmont • Pittsburgh!  

Included with General Admission:  shopping access to the designer "Fashion for a Fraction" boutiques at the Main Event, passed hors d'oeuvres, five cocktail tasting stations,  a three-course seated dinner during our main event program, live and silent auctions, luxury trips with once in a lifetime experiences and Table of 10 Raffle.  Enjoy music and "Songwriting in the Round" by Nashville's Dillon Dixon and the talented Nick Marzock!   We will also honor our 2019 "Ladies Leaving Legacies" award recipient and discover the amazing things our charity recipient:  Glimmer of Hope Symbol of the Cure does everyday in our community!

Music and Songwriting in the Round with Dillon Dixon and Nick Marzock

Dillon Dixon

Singer/Songwriter: Topline, Lyrics

Genre: Country, Dance, Electronic, Pop, Rock


Singer-songwriter with a B.A. from the Berklee School of Music, Came to Nashville in 1995 and has since written for EMI Music, Warner-Chappell Music, Amylase Entertainment and Kid South Publishing. Has had songs recorded by George Jones, Natalie Cole, Don Felder, Rodney Atkins, Steve Holy, Neal McCoy, Mindy McCready, Ronnie Milsap and a slew of songs in various films during his many writing trips to L.A. such as: “Scream,” “Dracula 2000,” “The Crow 3,” “The Florentine,” “Terminator 3,” “Mimic,” “Walk Across Egypt,” “Live Free And Die Hard,” “Flight Of The Phoenix,” “Amusement” and his upcoming release in the NASCAR film with George Clooney, “Chasing Ghosts.”

In Europe, Dillon writes in Genre Pop and Dance with and for artists like FTAMPA, Playmen, DiMaro, Charming Horses and labels like Armada, Spinnin‘ Records, amongs many others.

Nick Marzock

Acoustic pop with a blues flavor.


Singer/songwriter Nick Marzock brings soulful grooves to indie rock.  Inspired by an eclectic array of genres including blues, rock, soul, and pop, Nick derives his sound and approach from those influences, while adding his own touch and flavor.