Stylebook: Sidewalk sales aplenty across Pittsburgh

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Step outside, soak up some summer weather — and do some shopping!

Some local neighborhoods will hold sidewalk sales Wednesday through Sunday. At the annual Shadyside sidewalk sale, shop finds from several local stores and salons along Walnut Street, Ellsworth Avenue and other streets in Shadyside. The sale will coincide with the FirstFriday ArtWalk on Ellsworth Avenue, where galleries will be open 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday offering displays, demonstrations, music and more. Information: www.thinkshadyside.com.

In Lawrenceville, check out its inaugural summer sidewalk sale with more than a dozen blocks of sidewalk shops, including Jupe, Pavement and Jules Pittsburgh. Information: www.lvpgh.com.

More from the Pittsburgh fashion and beauty front ...

Kizmit boutique summer sale: Spice up your summer style with savings on accessories. Through Saturday enjoy 25-70 percent off savings for the entire store at 510 Station St., Bridgeville. Check out the boutique’‍s new additions to its inventory, including shoes. Hours are 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursdays and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays. Information: www.kizmitboutique.com or 412-221-5151.

Carlisle fall trunk show: Jump-start your fall shopping with luxe looks from Carlisle. Schedule an appointment to see the collection through Sunday. Information: lsstengel@savoirforcarlisle.com or 412-276-6284.

Health and wellness at Macy’‍s Ross Park location: Learn about wellness, mindfulness and more about maintaining balance in a busy culture 3-7 p.m. Thursday. Yoga Medicina along with BCBG will be on site handing out healthy snacks to shoppers.

Fashion Group International of Pittsburgh to hold next general meeting: The latest gathering of the provisional group, aimed toward promoting fashion in Pittsburgh and connecting the city with other fashion communities, will be 6 p.m. Thursday at Macy’‍s, Downtown. Guest speakers will be John Valentine, executive director of Pittsburgh Downtown Community Development Corp., and Brittany Youngman, manager of special events at Macy’‍s. Guests also are invited to bring and share information about fashion and style-related news and events. RSVP on Facebook or email fgipittsburgh@gmail.com with questions. Information: pittsburgh.fgi.org.

OMWA/Idia’‍Dega fashion exhibition and celebration: See new eco-fashion designs for men and women from a collaboration between Olorgesailie Maasai women artisans and Idia’‍Dega. Stop by 5:30-9 p.m. Thursday at Heidi Optics in the Benedum Trees building, 223 Fourth Ave. (no. 100), Downtown. Information: www.idiadega.com

Trish Lee San Francisco trunk show at Glitter & Grit bridal boutique: Step back in time with wedding gowns inspired by vintage silhouettes from the 1920s and ’30s. Backless necklines, beaded straps and delicate cap sleeves are some common details of dresses. View the collection Friday through Sunday by appointment at 5300 Butler St., Lawrenceville. Information: www.glitterandgritpgh.com or 412-781-2375.

Lisa Pierce “art to wear” jewelry exhibit: Designer Lisa Pierce will display her wearable art Saturday through Aug. 13 at the “20@20” show at Main Exhibit Gallery, 301 West Main St., Ligonier. She transforms small beads into art pieces that can be worn as necklaces, earrings, brooches, handbags and more. Information: MainExhibitGallery.com or 724-238-2310.

Pittsburgh Fashion Week seeking vendors: Organizers of the fifth annual event, Sept. 22-28, are seeking local boutiques, designers and others who offer beauty and fashion services to populate vendor booths throughout the week. Email contact@pittsburghfashionweek.com to learn more. Information: www.pittsburghfashionweek.com.


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

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