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Talkin' fashion with a Pittsburgh girl: Lisa K.

Lisa talks about her personal style and fashion.
Courtesy of Lisa K.

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! Lisa, 29 year-old personnel administrator for the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute from Mount Lebanon gabs about her personal style and fashion!

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

J Crew or Nordstrom. Both stores seemingly have an endless supply of clothes I need. If I’m shopping online I can find thousands of things I need at Modcloth.

What is your favorite Pittsburgh mall?

Ross Park Mall. South Hills Village is a few minutes from my house but I’d rather venture to Ross Park any day.

What color do you think you look best in?

Black or red (but never at the same time!)

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

I couldn’t live without my maxi dresses.

What is your favorite cut of jeans?

My favorite cut of jeans (post baby) are curvy/skinny jeans.

What is your ideal winter coat?

If money wasn’t an option it would be the white Burberry coat Olivia Pope wears on ‘Scandal.’

What is your favorite kind of dress?

For everyday use (out with the baby/husband, going to work, etc.) I wear a maxi dress. But my favorite kind of dress is a sleeveless, A-line structured dress.

What is your favorite type of footwear?

Fun-colored flats from Modcloth. I have a bright yellow pair I wear in the summer and a teal pair I’m wearing right now with a black and white dress.

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

Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen

5 adjectives to describe your style and wardrobe?

Tailored/structured
Colorful
Comfortable
Evolving
Classic