Stylebook: Macy's spices up shopping with events for all ages

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Macy’s locations across the region are rounding out August with a range of events for all sorts of shoppers.

On Wednesday, the Downtown store will hold a Little Italy Days celebration as part of its heritage series and timed with the tradition in Bloomfield. There will be Italian-inspired fun and festivities and, of course, Italian treats. Accordion music, Vespas from Mosites Motorsports and giveaways are other highlights. On Thursday and Friday, the store will gear up for the U.S. Gymnastics Championships at Consol Energy Center with music and a free gift with purchases of $50 or more while supplies last.

At Ross Park Mall and South Hills Village stores, bra-fitting specialists will help women find a style best suited for them at 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday and Friday. A similar fitting event will take place 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at The Mall at Robinson and Monroeville Mall. Then discover how to enhance any look with M.A.C. makeup’s “A Novel Romance” color collection for eyes, nails and face. Appointments will be accepted for Thursday through Saturday at the M.A.C. counter at all four malls.

Meanwhile, The Mall at Robinson will offer back to school specials with a Radio Disney event at 1 p.m. Saturday. It includes crafts, games and the latest school styles. Those who spend $50 or more will receive a new backpack while they last.

For more on these and other events, visit www.macys.com/events

More from the Pittsburgh fashion and beauty front ...

Stella & Dot meet and greet: Learn about the direct sales brand known for its trendy, versatile jewelry and handbags at a session with stylist Rachel Schwemmer, who will give tips for succeeding as a stylist for the brand and how to get started. It’s 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Starbucks on McKnight Road, Ross. Information: eventbrite.com or www.stelladot.com/rachelschwemmer

Last call for “Halston and Warhol: Silver and Suede”: The exhibit at The Andy Warhol Museum on the North Side that chronicles the connections between Andy Warhol and fashion designer Halston concludes Sunday after a three-month run. It features gowns, accessories and ephemera from the designer and artwork by Warhol that reflects Halston’s fashions and career. Hours and admission at www.warhol.org.

Pittsburgh Fashion Week tickets now available: Tickets for the fifth annual Pittsburgh Fashion Week, Sept. 22-28, are on sale at www.ticketmaster.com. To see the schedule of events and featured designers, visit www.pittsburghfashionweek.com.

For more from PG style editor Sara Bauknecht, check out the PG’s fashion blog Stylebook 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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