January 9, 2023
Chris Cox, Director of Marketing and Communications
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Pittsburgh Opera’s uninhibited fashion show Laced/Unlaced will be the evening of Monday, February 13th at the Bitz Opera Factory at 2425 Liberty Avenue in the Strip District.


artwork design for Laced/Unlaced fashion show

Pittsburgh Opera is partnering with Skye DouglassHouse of Couture Designs, and Pulchra Intimates on a unique fashion experience that explores the elegance of accessible luxury.

With silken operatic voices adding dramatic dimensions to these sleek and scandalous designs, Laced/Unlaced  promises to be a scintillating runway experience unlike any other.

Pittsburgh Opera’s award-winning Resident Artists will perform as well as walk the runway.

Doors Open at 6:30pm. The show starts at 7:30. General Admission tickets are $45 and come with a complimentary signature cocktail crafted by event partner Mindful Hospitality Group. Student tickets are $15. VIP tickets with a free product gift bag and other perks are available for $175. Tickets are available online at pittsburghopera.org/fashion. Items on sale at the event will benefit Pittsburgh Opera.

Laced/Unlaced is co-chaired by Michele Fabrizi and Melanie Crockard. The presenting sponsor is the James and Melanie Crockard Foundation. For sponsorship inquiries contact Torrance Gricks, Manager of Corporate Development & Events Fundraising, at 412-281-0912 x225.

Hair styling consulting services generously provided by Ron Booth and Izear Winfrey.

About Pulchra Intimates:

Pulchra is a luxury boutique in Lawrenceville offering intimate lingerie apparel along with select accoutrements for the intrigued.  Lifelong designer, Helen Hoey, launched Pulchra in Spring of 2017. The Pulchra brand reflects her vision to create a lifestyle that goes beyond adorning the body and delves into all things "beautiful". From seductive lingerie to tableware to custom bedding, Pulchra's collections hold an enchanting appeal for those seeking style, beauty and adventure.

About House of Couture Designs:

Located at 790 Providence Blvd. in Pittsburgh, House of Couture is a full service Bridal Salon. They focus on giving their customers the experience of luxury at any price point. Founder and owner Skye Douglass also provides high-end designer and outside bridal alterations with door-to-door service.