Made in PGH is highlighting local businesses that have great gift options as part of our #ShopSmall gift guide series. Purchasing a gift or service from a local business not only helps your loved one, but supports the people and places that make Pittsburgh special. 

This week, we’re featuring stores and businesses for the person with high taste and style in your life. 

Get Closet Rehab

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Find earrings, cuffs, purses, hair accessories, and more at Get Closet Rehab. Located within 412 Style Lab, this Sewickley based storefront is full of pieces that are sure to elevate any holiday or everyday outfit. The collection is designed as “maximalist accessories for the minimalist closet.”  What does this mean? That you’ll find bold colors, sleek fabrics, eclectic shapes, mixed metals – all ready to help make any outfit a statement. Looking for something tailored for a special someone? Get a custom accessory.  Eric Parr, owner, offers same-day, design services to make any piece from her collection truly match the style of the customer.


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Give a gift to the earth by purchasing a clothing item from planetHemp. Founded in 2015 by Sam Graeb, this Carnegie based business specializes in making products out of hemp. Hemp, as opposed to cotton, requires no pesticides while being farmed. This helps keep the air and water cycle free of harmful chemicals, unlike traditional cotton farming. In addition, all of planetHemp’s products are made in the USA by manufacturers who prioritize quality work conditions for their employees. Their ethical approach to fashion gives a gift much larger than their merchandise.  PlanetHemp sells clothing  for women and men. Browse online to view their wide inventory of shirts, shorts, pants, skirts, and more. Use code PGHEMP in-store or online for 10% off all products. Redeem in-person at their flagship store in downtown Carnegie.

South Hills Lincoln

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Know someone looking for a new car? Looking no further than South Hills Lincoln. Staff are trained to help guide you through the car buying experience with professionalism and ease. At the South Hills Lincoln, service comes first. When servicing your car, Lincoln will pick up your vehicle for service, drop off a rental, and return the car upon completing service. This service is available for four years after purchase or up to 50,000 miles (some restrictions apply). Why drive a Lincoln? These cars are a  safe, sleek, and stylish ride for new and experienced drivers alike. Advanced technology makes driving a breeze.The Lincoln Co-pilot 360, installed in all new Lincolns, helps drivers through a lane keeping system, blind spot detection, emergency brake assist, high-auto beams, and more. The traffic jam assist feature helps control the speed of your car based on the volume of cars around you, making for an easier automotive control. The stylish simplicity of the design, in combination with advanced functionalities, makes this car a practical present. 

Elliven Spa

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Treat a loved one to a day of self-care at Elliven Spa. This full service salon and spa offers massages, facials, waxing, nails, and more for the pampered person in your life. Hair cutting, coloring, and styling services are available for clients of all ages. Have a loved one in your life feel beautiful and relaxed for the holidays by treating them to a gift card. Not sure what service to book? No problem. Gift cards are available in any amount online. Elliven spa specializes in organic and clean beauty – selling products to keep the care going at home. Looking for a gift to give the day of a holiday? Check out their specialized at-home facial kits. Kits are custom to every client’s needs. Professional staff have taken precautionary measures to give all clients a clean and safe experience during COVID-19. Face masks, sanitizing, and distancing are all in place. 

306 Forbes Boutique

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Give a loved one a festive holiday outfit by shopping at 360 Boutique. Located in the heart of downtown Piittsburgh, this locally owned store sells accessories, appeals, perfumes, lotion, and more. Find classic pieces, like a little black dress, to trendy items, like a leopard print sweater, to anything in between for the fashion lover in your life. Browse the online catalog to enjoy a virtual tour of their collection. You can visit their storefront between Monday – Thursday during the hours of 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m, Friday during the hours of 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., or Saturday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Learn more by following  @306forbesboutique on Instagram  or call at 412-338-2222. Happy shopping!

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This content was provided by a local, independent contributor to Made in PGH, a lifestyle blog.
Katherine Lewis

A Virginia native, Katherine moved to Pittsburgh in 2016 to attend the University of Pittsburgh. After earning her B.A. in Media and Professional Communications in December 2019, Katherine began working as a Marketing Intern and Public Relations for two different Pittsburgh-based organizations. She loves to travel, read ( big Carnegie Library fan), and explore Pittsburgh during her free time! All while fueled by an unnecessary amount of caffeine, of course.

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