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Fashion for a Cause

Updated on August 22, 2016

Presented by The Realtor's Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh Foundation, “Fashion for a Cause” featured eleven top Pittsburgh designers, showcasing their work. The backdrop of St. Clair Country Club, offered an elegant ,under the stars setting.

The event began, on August 11, with a VIP Champagne reception to Meet the Designers, followed by silent auctions, vendors and the main event, the fashion show.

From Alexis Meeker and Carson Wolfe's award winning duct tape design, to Beth Shari's romantic vintage lingerie, the eclectic mix of designs proved to entertain.

Always inventive, Bradford Mumpower's fringe style dresses were a favorite of the crowd. James Houks evening wear designs, including the innovative “chain” dress, modeled by Diane Withrow, wrapped the show up in style.

The event was held to raise money for Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh, For more than 20 years, Emmaus has been providing permanent homes, respite care, in-home services, and advocacy for people with intellectual disabilities and autism. anon-profit organization built upon a vision of people with and without disabilities sharing their lives.

To donate and learn more about Emmaus, please visit

Design by Bradford Mumpower

Amber Nitsche in a design by Bradford Mumpower
Amber Nitsche in a design by Bradford Mumpower | Source
Realtor Models at "Fashion for a Cause"
Realtor Models at "Fashion for a Cause" | Source
Mia Agostenelli at "Fashion for a Cause"
Mia Agostenelli at "Fashion for a Cause" | Source

Designers for the event included:

Alexis Meeker and Carson Wolfe

Shawna Solomon

James Houk

Bradford Mumpower

Beth Shari

Michael Anthony

Kelly Lane

Lana Neumeyer

Leesa Kasslar

Sofiya Mozley


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