It is that time of the year again when millions of people around the world are gearing up for the ultimate shopping experience...the hunt for the perfect gift for their loved ones.
We want to make your hunt as easy as possible, so we've curated some gift ideas that can be found right here in Pittsburgh. From fashion and art to chocolate and organic beauty products, these gift ideas are sure to make someone on your list smile this holiday season.
With its ever-changing skyline, Pittsburgh has become an icon of change, innovation and rebirth. This is the original Pittsburgh Pin. Available in three sizes and various materials, this pin - like everything we do - is handmade and customizable to suite your taste. Starting at $39. Buy it here.
Hanover Designs creates hand crafted concrete jewelry with a modern industrial flair. Each piece combines the strength of concrete with a touch of luxury to make a simple yet bold statement. Buy it here.
Frost Finery is a Pittsburgh hi-tech and handmade jewelry studio. Owner Melissa Frost finds her inspiration at the intersection of metal laser cutting, 3d design and traditional metal-smithing. Buy it here.
Layering is so easy with this three-strand Boho-Chic layering necklace piece made from jasper and amethyst by Renee Piatt Collection. Each piece can be priced individually or $109 for the set. Available in Gold or Silver. Buy it via email or by calling 724-333-4936.
Get the "Rustic Classy" look with a city flare from Sonita's Designs. The Ranger hat is available in three different colors as well as the Fringe Brown Purse. If you are looking to put a different spin to your wardrobe for the winter you definitely need these items! Starting at $16, buy it here.
The holiday version of Style Truck features winter accessories for men, women and children. Many of the unique items are handmade/fair trade items. During the holidays, you can find Style Truck (a mobile boutique) in Market Square, November 18th until December 23rd. Find the truck here.
The Ceres long sleeve knit top comes in black and features a relaxed silhouette, and ripped holes down the arm. Perfect weight for Autumn and Winter. Wear a turtleneck underneath if you're not into the cold shoulder. Price is $36, and you can buy it from The Black Pussycat here.
Give the gift of style to the fashionista on your list with this trend setting chic cardigan. Stand out from the crowd in this cozy charcoal cardigan accented with beautiful rust, blue and silver embroidery. Available in sizes S, M and L. Buy it here.
Keep your loved one fashionably warm this Holiday Season and beyond with this Sherpa lined flannel headband. The lambskin shearling lining perfectly hugs the ears keeping you extra warm and protected. Available colors are Navy Plaid (pictured), Heather Grey, and Camel. Sizes: S/M, M/L. Retail price is $75.00, and you can buy it here.
Trends + Tresses is your cyber style haven for all things fabulous! An exclusive online clothing, accessories and luxury hair boutique based in Pittsburgh, we cater to the ambitiously chic and trendsetting woman. Buy it here.
As well as specializing in designer upscale resale, Style Exchange Boutique specializes in creating beautiful and unique custom Swarovski crystal products such as their popular "Swvaroski Crystal Nike Ice" shoes shown here. Buy them here.
If you love high heels and want to make a style statement, Shop Moda Coeur, specializing in providing women with luxury shoes, at an affordable price, with distinct styles. Buy them here.
BEAUTY & SKINCARE
Nikki's Magic Wand is the cosmetic tool you've been waiting for. It was designed to retrieve leftover products from small tubes and containers. Since you are no longer tossing your products before they are empty, it is a true money-saver! Buy it here.
Offering organic facials, microdermabrasion, chemical peels, microneedling and natural manicures/pedicures, Pure Skin Care Center & Beauty Lounge is also a retailer of Eminence Organic and PCA Skin Care. Gift certificates and custom skin care gifts that are sure to delight. Buy it here.
D's Natural Products line of products includes: deodorant, body scrubs, incense, soap, deodorizer/surface cleaner, body/hair oils, whipped shea butter, gift baskets, events. Also, D has two inventions Eucalyptus Pain Cream & Eucalyptus Pain Oil. Buy it here.
Accessorize with original ZART sticker packs. Three bold themes to access your inner warrior, ocean, space, jungle. Be YOU & wear ART. Buy it here.
We create a mouthwatering confectionery covered pretzel with a variety of toppings to complement your event or celebration and answer your holiday or any other gift giving need. Buy it here.
Wadria Taylor is a event producer, public speaker, and marketing maven. She is also founder of Style Week Pittsburgh, an annual multi-day event series promoting the arts and fashion and Style & Steel, a Pittsburgh based Event Planning and Marketing company.