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dscn6630_medium.jpgWith the rainy and cloudy weather on the east coast this week, we are wishing we could be in Hawaii soaking up the sun and swimming in the ocean. With Tiffany Chou’s gold Maui charm necklace, we can get one step closer to feeling like we’re really there! Originally from Maui herself, the jewelry designer is now based in NYC, where she launched her jewelry line last summer. All of her pieces are created in New York, where she can oversee the entire process personally. Wear her pieces for small taste of Hawaiian beauty every day!

Shown: Maui Charm Necklace - $44 at
American Gold’s collection is very feminine and bohemian, but with a little bit of fashion-forward edge. We love the sexy lace pieces in interesting silhouettes, cut out tops and dresses, and itty bitty shorts that are perfect paired with a blousy top. Find the collection online for around $100 to $250 at

yhst-29499468329874_2173_24404768.gifJust added to our shopping list? This mustard-colored blouse by Koch Abbot. This color is so in for  fall, and we can’t wait to pair it with dark denim and reds. We love the laid-back vibe the rolled up sleeves give off. Made in Texas, the blouse is 100% organic cotton so it’s good for the earth too!

Koch Abot Mustard Open Neck Blouse - $185 at

When I think fanny pack, I think of tourists wearing shorts, t-shirts, and visors that I nearly run over every day on my way through Times Square. But lately we’ve been hearing a lot of buzz about trendy, designer fanny packs. And we hate to admit it, but after seeing so many interpretations of the one-time fashion faux pas, they’re beginning to grow on us.


One of the lines who does the fanny pack well is Matahari, with their collaboration with Lovemade. The leather bags, available at, look luxe with trendy details like a chain strap and fringe tassle. We also love the price point - these bags are all under $100!matahari_fanny-packs_thumb.jpg

insight51_decade_boutique_pittsburgh_fashion.jpgWhen one thinks about Pittsburgh, they typically don’t associate the city with up and coming fashion labels. But while scoping out the style scene in the neighborhood this weekend, we found a boutique called Decade on the South Side, filled with cool lines that aren’t stocked in many places. The store’s owner, Steve Ford, originally worked in Los Angeles for Worn Free (a company that reproduces original tees famously worn by rock legends) but it was always his dream to return to his hometown of Pittsburgh and open a unique store.

One of the lines that caught our eye was Australia-based Insight 51. Inspired by surfing, skating, and street art, the lifestyle collection is laid back with slightly edgy pieces. Decades doesn’t have online shopping yet (although you can phone in an order, and if you’re ever in the area we recommend checking it out), but we found more photos of clothing from Insight 51’s website. Click here for a list of stores that carry Insight 51!


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