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Talkin' fashion with a Pittsburgh girl: Kayla P.

Kayla talks about her personal style and fashion.
Kayla talks about her personal style and fashion.
Courtesy of Kayla P.

Pittsburgh girls know and love fashion! They know what colors look good on them, what designer looks they covet, and where to shop. Pittsburgh girls are more than just Pens jerseys and Terrible Towels, they are fashionistas! Kayla, a 28 year-old freelance writer and editor from West Deer Township gabs about her personal style and fashion!

What is one store could you spend thousands of dollars on clothes in?

Macy’s. Macy’s has all my favorite brands such as INC International Concepts, Michael Kors, Style & Co, Alfani, American Rag, etc.

What is your favorite Pittsburgh mall?

Ross Park Mall has the perfect mix of affordable shopping and luxury brands. They have the best Macy’s in the area and also feature luxury stores such as Kate Spade and Michael Kors that I sometimes treat myself to.

What color do you think you look best in?

Black because it looks great on fair-skinned blondes. I always have some form of black on. I also think bright purple, royal blue, and kelly green are good colors for me. They work with my hair and complexion.

What is one piece in your wardrobe you could never live without?

Black blazers! I have so many black blazers because I wear them with everything. I wear them over tunics, shift dresses, and maxi dresses. I think blazers give your look more polish and sophistication.

What is your favorite cut of jeans?

I don’t wear jeans that often because I prefer leggings or dresses, but if I have to wear jeans then I like jeggings or skinny jeans in a dark denim wash.

What is your ideal winter coat?

I love fit and flare swing coats in black with embellishments or in a bold color. They remind me of the 1960’s mod fashion which is my style inspiration.

What is your favorite kind of dress?

I wear shift dresses in bold colors, prints, or embellishments paired with a black blazer, black opaque tights and booties with a wedge in the fall and winter. I do maxi dresses in bold colors, prints, or embellishments paired with a black blazer and jeweled sandals in the spring and summer.

What is your favorite type of footwear?

Leather or suede knee high flat boots and booties with a wedge heel. I live for fall and winter so I can wear my boots and booties!

Money is no object, who is your favorite luxury fashion brand?

Kate Spade and Michael Kors

5 adjectives to describe your style and wardrobe?

Mod, Quirky, Chic, Sophisticated, and Polished