Tuesday, July 09, 2002

Style extra: Bridal shops hold showings

        Bridal accessory show: Paris, the bridal accessory shop owned by Debra Moreland, an award-winning bridal accessory designer whose work is featured often in bridal and fashion magazines, will have a trunk showing Friday and Saturday of handbags, jewelry, headpieces and veiling at 305 W. Benson St., Reading.

        Ms. Moreland's new Debra's Cake Toppers will be introduced at the showings. Bonbonerie of O'Bryonville will have cakes to sample, Aveda Institute will have gift bags and Robin Wood Flowers will display bridal arrangements. Discount of 10 percent on days of the show. Call for an appointment: 948-8888.

        More brides: Bridal designs by Lazaro and Fenaroli for Regalia will be shown at a trunk show at Bridal and Formal, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and noon-4 p.m. Sunday. 300 W. Benson St, Reading. Information: 821-6622.

        Local quilters compete: Quilts made by Joyce Fisher and Nell Pasley of Cincinnati will compete with 274 from across the nation for one of 12 winning slots at the Nashville (Tenn.) 2002 Quilt Exposition on July 31. All juried quilts will be displayed through Aug. 3 at Nashville's Gaylor Opryland Resort & Convention Center. A showcase of Japanese quilts is also part of the exhibit. (270) 898-7903 or go to www.aqsquilt.com.

        4-H clothing exhibit: Clothes made by 4-H members from the 1920s to present will be exhibited in a A Century of Style, 100 Years of 4-H Fashion exhibit, through Sept. 7 at the Gladys Keller Snowden Galleries in the Geraldine Schottenstein wing of Campbell Hall on the Ohio State University campus in Columbus. The exhibit celebrates the group's centennial year. The oldest piece is a short-sleeved dress made in 1922 with the 4-H member's monogram. The exhibit will be open 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. Information: (614) 292-3090.

       Contact Joy Kraft by phone: 768-8467; fax: 768-8330; e-mail: jkraft@enquirer.com.


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