Stylebook: Kick up your shoes at Refresh PGH sneaker swap

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Kick your shoe style into high gear at the Refresh PGH Sneaker Swap.

Building on the success of the Winter Shoe Expo in January, this show will sport sneaker vendors, displays from collectors, clothing, vintage fashion and more. Guests will get the chance to buy, sell and swap shoes.

It’s 1-7 p.m. Saturday at Pittsburgh Obama Academy, East Liberty. To book a booth or order tickets, email

More from the Pittsburgh fashion and beauty front …

Fragrance-Free Day at Fifth Avenue Place, Downtown: Learn about potentially harmful fragrance ingredients in shampoos, cleaning products and soaps. Women for a Healthy Environment has partnered with the Highmark Foundation and will be on site 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday to distribute information about Fragrance-Free Day.


Pretty Living PR Spring Fling, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, Uptown: The Pittsburgh-based fashion and lifestyle public relations firm will celebrate its first anniversary with an evening of spring style, hors d’oeuvres, giveaways and more. The event also will mark the release of the wedding issue of the firm’s publication, Pretty Living Magazine.

It’s 6-10 p.m. Friday. VIP tickets are $50 and general admission is $30 at Information:

Trunk shows at Littles Shoes, Squirrel Hill: Footwear by Ecco and Birkenstock will be featured Friday and Saturday at 5850 Forbes Ave. Store hours are 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m. both days.

Information: or 412-521-3530.

Fashioned by His Glory musical fashion show, Kelly-Strayhorn Theater, East Liberty: Take part in an evening of music and fashion to raise money for scholarships for students wanting to attend Virtuous Academy.

It’s 7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $25 at the door or $20 in advance at Children younger than 14 are admitted for free.

Expressions of Hope art show and benefit sale, The Mall at Robinson: Through July 30, art, photography, crafts and jewelry will be at the lower level near Macy’s to raise money for The Bradley Center, a behavioral health care and child welfare program. The show was curated by the Pittsburgh Technical Institute. The public also can contribute to The Bradley Center’s Wish List by visiting mall customer service.


For more from PG style editor Sara Bauknecht, check out the PG’s Stylebook blog at stylebook. Follow her on Twitter @SaraB_PG. To have a fashion or style event considered for Stylebook, send listing to

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