1. What’s better on crisp autumn days than a pair of ultra chic (and comfy!) slippers! We’re loving Dearfoams! Committed to helping you live your most comfortable life, you can stay warm and stylish with their adorable slippers! 2. We’re loving these fabulous headbands from The Topping Tree! From their knitted headbands to their lace accessories, The Topping Tree helps every fashionista add a little flair to the everyday outfits this fall. 3. Keep everything safe and sound with a cute coin purse from Moko and Company! With tons of pretty prints for fall, you can easily add their coin purses for a cute, seasonal touch for autumn. 4. A statement handbag is the perfect way to tie your autumn outfits together, which is why we’re obsessed with the stylish handbags from Kara Ross New York! With tons of timeless options, you can effortlessly transition their pieces from season to season.
From must-attend events to the best workouts in town, we’ve pulled together the Key Pointes you need to know about what’s going on in the Steel City. We’ve also got a boutique big into giving back, a documentary of the most interesting people in Pittsburgh, the hottest services to try, and much more. Enjoy! The votes are in! We’d like to take a few moments to give a huge congratulations to three of our clients for winning their categories in the 2014 Pittsburgh A-List contest! We are so grateful that we get the chance to work with these inspiring businesses everyday! They truly put their all into going above and beyond for their clients and customers. BEST Hair Salon: BEST Yoga Studio: BEST Day Spa: Our Key Trend Reports are devoted to keeping our favorite Pittsburgh writers, editors and press in the loop with updates on the latest trends in the city. From businesses and services
Jewels & Jams It’s no secret that accessories and music offer some of the biggest outlets of self-expression. Just ask Amanda from the Refined Side, the ultra-chic blogger that believes in expressing oneself through Jewels and Jams. “Finding unique ways to express your personality is one of the key secrets behind any stylish woman,” says Amanda, “Whether it is through a fun and funky necklace or by singing your heart out to your favorite song, being yourself is one necessity you should never neglect.” 1. Tap into your inner agent with Skyler Man’s criminal minded earrings. These edgy earrings are the perfect way to add a little bit of danger to your everyday look. 2. charming charlie enchants with this year’s must-have accessory: watches. Stay timely and stylish with some classic arm candy. 3. Fabulous shoes are a fashion must and Jewel High has just the pair for us. Combining a unique design with high quality materials,
“You live and you learn.” That’s PR girl Angelina Simms’s favorite quote, and she definitely has the experience to back it up! Aside from her day job in Dallas as a social and digital media strategist, Angelina has found many ways to “give back.” Some indulge her athletic side, including walking to benefit autism research, racing to fund a sensory-friendly special needs playground, and coaching track and field for Special Olympics. Other volunteer work makes good use of her PR skills, including coordinating events and promoting them through social media and community outreach. Fortunately, her PR work stems from a true passion for the industry. “My favorite thing about PR is how well it goes with social media. There are can be so many variables when it comes to dealing with brands and what works. It’s like pairing cheese with a glass of wine: once you find that perfect match, it’s like
1. The gorgeous Lauren Cecchi Mezzo bag in cantaloupe is a style must-have for adding a pop of color to any outfit. Pair this with a mint green or black outfit to transition it from summer to fall! 2. Splash a bit of peach to your nails with Laqa & Co.’s Tweedledee nail polish pen! This mess-free polish offers an easy way to apply gorgeous color to your nails and perfectly accent any outfit. 3. A statement necklace is a must, so a statement necklace with peach and pink pastels is a definite! Thanks to Pink Bubbly Shop, we can have this pretty and bold necklace to wear all year long! 4. Bring a little bit of summer with you this fall season with this peachy-coral hoodie. This stylish design from Evy’s Tree is the perfect way to easy into fall clothes in a glam way because the ruffle trend isn’t going anywhere either. 5. Pucker up with Lana Lip
Photo Source If you’re reading this, you have access to a computer, meaning you’ve most likely seen the Netflix-exclusive show, Orange is the New Black. Photo Source If not, go watch it – as soon as you finish reading this blog. (Priorities!) The show is based on the true story of a woman named Piper, who was sentenced to years in a women’s prison for her very brief role within an international drug ring. Despite how that sounds, Piper’s character comes off as very sweet and “vanilla,” which make her early days in prison rather challenging, and also make the show amusing and relatable. Photo Source The real-life Piper, Piper Kerman, wrote a best-selling book about her experiences, and now serves as a communications consultant with Spitfire Strategies, where she advises nonprofits, philanthropies, and other organizations working in the public interest. While she is most famous for Orange is the New Black,
Pittsburgh Rejuvenation Station It’s time to rejoice, Pittsburgh! We have the latest and greatest from the steel city to help you rejuvenate and refresh this summer! From fitness to fashion, find out which businesses are helping you unlock your potential. [one_half] 1. Relax and unwind at the Elliven Spa, committed to offering the best services. From their famous Coconut Oil Massage to Wednesday Happy Ahhh-hours, Elliven is sure to help you alleviate stress. This year’s Pittsburgh A-List awards have Elliven competing for the best day spa! 2. Unlock your inner yogi at Yoga Innovations. You’ll be rocking the sun warrior pose while refreshing your everyday routine. Catch Yoga Innovations in the running for the 2014 Pittsburgh A-List awards! PS – They have kids classes too! 3. Spice up your wardrobe with the help of Tailored by Stephanie and Saundra, two personal stylists that have an eye for creating fashion masterpieces who are on their “way to