Stylebook: Sale at United Colors of Benetton spotlights shorts
June 4, 2013 8:00 AM
The United Colors of Benetton shorts sale applies to guys, too.
By Sara Bauknecht Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Short & Sweet promo at United Colors of Benetton: Stock up on shorts for men and women and save, thanks to the Short & Sweet promo running through Father's Day, June 16. Shoppers who purchase two full-priced items can save 20 percent (including shorts, of course). Or buy three full-priced pieces and save 30 percent. View the clothes online at www.benetton.com.
Tasteful Tuesdays at The Mall at Robinson: Add something sweet -- for your ears and taste buds -- to your shopping at monthly Tasteful Tuesdays events in the mall food court. From 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month, free jazz music, food samplings and giveaways will be on hand. It starts today with music by Juan Vasquez. Information: www.shoprobinsonmall.com.
Jennifer L. Copeland Millinery sample sale: Shop fedoras, cloches, derby hats and more from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at 3G Gallery, Downtown. Information: 412-254-3636 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trunk shows at Eyetique: Keep up on the latest eyewear trends at two Theo trunk shows. Styles will be on display Friday at the location in Squirrel Hill and Saturday at the store in Pine. Information: www.eyetique.com.
Free bracelet Fridays at Laurie's Hallmark, Fifth Avenue Place: Stop Downtown each Friday this month for a free fashion bracelet with a purchase of at least $10. They come in a variety of colors and styles. Information: www.fifthavenueplacepa.com.
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For more from PG fashion writer Sara Bauknecht, check out the PG's Stylebook blog at www.post-gazette.com/stylebook. Follow her on Twitter @SaraB_PG. To have a fashion or style event considered for Stylebook, send listing to email@example.com. First Published June 4, 2013 4:00 AM