South Hills Style Guide

Over the past year COVID-19 forced fashion to take a bit of a hiatus. With nowhere to go, there wasn’t a reason to get dressed up. But now businesses are open and events are back. Whether you’re going to the office or attending a wedding, South Hills boutiques offer everything you need to redefine your personal style.  

A red, blue and tan flowy spagetti strap jumpsuit in a swirl pattern, with cutout and bow below the bust.
Model Carolyn Skowron wears a Peach Lounge dress from Vintage Grace Boutique in Dormont. Vintage Grace Boutique also has other locations in Washington and Coraopolis.

Wedding Guest: Vintage Grace Boutique
2991 West Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15216

It’s likely that at some point in 2020 you had plans to attend a wedding that got cancelled. Now your weekends are probably filled with events back to back. Weddings can be tough because you don’t want to wear the same dress to each one, but you also can’t spend a fortune on different pieces you may wear only once.  

Vintage Grace Boutique offers a variety of styles that are both trendy and affordable. They have mini dresses, maxis and jumpsuits, all for under $70. Shades of mauve and olive are perfect for summer or fall. You can dress many of their styles up or down, giving you the opportunity to create multiple outfits out of just one piece.  

And, if you want to accessorize with something unique, Vintage Grace Boutique sells a line of permanent jewelry that is welded around the wrist or ankle without a clasp. Appointments are required.  

A black, white and pink striped top. Necklace that reads "unbreakable" and black slacks with black flats.
Carolyn wears an International Concepts tank and Rebecca Taylor pants from The Savvy Fox in Scott. The Savvy Fox has over 6,000 consigners that bring new and used clothing, shoes, accessories and home furnishings into the store.

Back to Business: Savvy Fox Consignment
1900 Greentree Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 

The thought of having to wear a dress or a blazer when we’ve been wearing sweatpants for the last year can be intimidating. However, there are many ways you can make your outfit more appealing and fun. Try wearing a pop of color or a bold print. Add a statement necklace or stack of bracelets. Since you likely haven’t worn jeans or dress pants in over a year, maybe start with a dress. That way you still look elevated, but won’t feel so constricted.  

Savvy Fox has blazers, blouses, dresses, pants—everything. Popular brands include Ann Taylor, J. Crew, Calvin Klein and Lilly Pulitzer. And, because it’s consignment, everything is likely to be one of a kind. In addition to clothing and accessories, Savvy Fox also offers an array of vintage home goods and furniture.  

A brown and tan striped knit sweater and short loungewear combo.
Carolyn wears a Z Supply lounge set from Lula Boutique in Bethel Park. Both pieces are sold separately. Lula Women’s Boutique also has a sister boutique, Lullabye Landing Boutique, which specializes in baby clothing.

Comfy and Casual: Lula Boutique
1478 N. Highland Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15241 

Loungewear was by far the biggest trend of 2020. What was the point of dressing up if there was nowhere to go? While many people are now gravitating toward dressier clothes, there are still those times when you just want to change into something casual. Lounge sets are the perfect way to stay comfy, yet stylish, and can ease the transition of getting back into everyday life.  

Lounge sets are also great because you essentially get three outfits in one. Pair the top with some blue jeans and booties, throw on a tank with the shorts, or wear it all at once. You can also layer most lounge pieces to work year-round.  

Lula Boutique offers a large selection of loungewear, whether it be shorts, pants, a t-shirt or a hoodie. In addition to lounge, Lula Boutique is filled with practically every garment you could imagine—blouses, dresses, denim and even shoes. Brands available include BB Dakota, Z Supply, Pistola and 525 America. Prices range from $40-$150 per item.  

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