HI GALENTINES! It is February, which means the month of love. Valentine’s Day can often be a lesser loved holiday by those single and in relationships because of how cheesy it can be, but who needs a Valentine when you can have a Galentine?! What’s not to love about Galentines? It is a holiday all about your besties, adorable heart-shaped everything, and let’s not forget the pink and red fashion! If you’re looking for the perfect outfit to celebrate Galentine’s with your squad, or just for some adorable pink and red statement outfits, these local boutiques have you covered. These boutiques are either hosting a Galentine’s event, have an adorable themed collection, or both. Check out the info below and support these local woman-owned boutiques!
Posh Local & Socielle
When: February 9 // 6-9 pm
Where: Coughlin’s Law
These two boutiques are taking part in a HUGE Galentine’s celebration with several other women-owned businesses at Coughlin’s Law. Gals Night Out will be a groovy western vibe celebration including vendor pop-ups from Posh Local, Socielle, Biz Collective, Maple Street Jam Co., Whiskey Moon, Self-Care Senorita, and Jenni G Jewelry. There will be tons of other small businesses there as well for you to shop around while sipping on Coughlin’s Law delicious cocktails! Posh Local’s GNO collection is filled with leather, pink, and all the cuteness. Socielle’s pop-up will feature their edgy, neutral, and comfortable styles including their iconic neighborhood pullover. No matter what your style is, these two boutiques have you covered. Be sure to RSVP on Eventbrite or on Facebook to the event “Gals Night Out” to give the businesses an estimated headcount of attendees.
Apricot Lane Pittsburgh
The XOXO Collection from Apricot Lane is PERFECTION. Pink, sparkly, leather, hearts, ruffles, whatever you can imagine, they have it. Shop in-store or online (they ship nationally) to score these pieces now! Not sure if you want to go comfy or dressed up to Galentine’s? Apricot Lane has a great selection of oversized heart sweaters that can be dressed up or down AND sleek dresses for a stunning ladies night or a romantic dinner date. Two of our favorite pieces in this collection are the candy hearts white collared top and the loving is easy pink knit cardigan sweater. To be honest, the whole collection is giving us heart eyes. Keep an eye out for sales this week!
This Greensburg boutique is absolutely STUNNING. Owned by former Miss Pennsylvania, Victoria Piekut Boback, Wight Elephant has everything from jewelry to handbags to shoes, pjs, formal wear, jackets, and the list goes on! This boutique is truly fit for a feminine style guru. Their Galentine’s event occurred already, but that doesn’t mean you can’t shop their adorable Galentine’s Day collection online or on the Wight Elephant app. Victoria goes above and beyond with the thought and detail she puts into each of Wight Elephant’s featured collections, and this one is no different. Some of the best sellers from this collection are the heart stud and heart drop earrings, raspberry sorbet flare denim, heart’s desire fuzzy sweater, candy hearts lounge set, and queen of hearts graphic pullover sweatshirt. Hurry and order now or shop in person at their Greensburg storefront before they sell out!
Kat & Willie Boutique
When: February 9 // 5-7 pm
Where: Kat & Willie Boutique Wexford
Get ready for Kat & Willie’s Galentine’s event at their storefront in Wexford! This event will have champagne and desserts, new arrivals, and other local vendors. Carly from Total Babe Beauty will be in attendance offering spray tans so you can get a glow for your Galentine’s party. Another vendor, Rosie’s Flower Truck and owner Brooke, will be at the boutique to help you craft the perfect flower bouquet to take home for yourself or someone special. RSVP on Eventbrite for “Galentine’s Day 2023” to let them know you’re coming!
Olivia Grace & Co.
Part boutique, part cosmetics store, all fun for the gals. Olivia Grace & Co. is hosting their Love Day event in collaboration with the adjoined cosmetics store, Merle Norman Tarentum. This event is complete with special discounts, sweet treats, wine, angel card readings, linked jewelry, and more! Items that will be featured at the Love Day event include Galentine’s themed graphic tees and crewnecks, a newly launched shoe collection, jewelry, purses, and the coziest loungewear. Can’t make it to the event? Shop on their app or during their live sales on Facebook!
Hazel Grey Boutique
When: February 12 // 11 am-4 pm
Where: Hazel Grey Boutique Strip District
This Galentine’s event will be a blast and the perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon! This event will not only have new Hazel Grey arrivals but delicate micro tattoos by Paige Novick of Ethereal Studio. Arrive early if you’re interested in a tattoo because they will be first come first serve. There will also be fun giveaways and a mimosa bar to sip while you shop around! RSVP to “It’s Galentine’s With HG” on Eventbrite to let them know you’re coming!This content was provided by a local, independent contributor to Made in PGH, a lifestyle blog.