*Fashion Stylist of the year 2013
*Partner with Pittsburgh Fashion Week.2011-Present
* Style Consultant Dress for Success Pittsburgh
*Style Consultant for Tendaji Productions
*Employed as a Beauty Advisor for Macy’s in Monroeville,PA. Worked for Clinique Cosmetics.2013
*Hosted Four Fashion Segments on the Local News, KDKA Channel 2. 2011-2012
*Stylist & Style Coordinator for Style & Steel Event Planning.2010-2013
*Stylist & Make- up Artist for Pittsburgh'’s 2nd Annual Fashion Week Fall 2011/2012.
*Consultant for Humbly At Your Service.2013
*Fashion Consultant for the Miss Pittsburgh Beauty Pageant. 2009
*Co-Director for the Pittsburgh Black Fashion Designers Association. 2011-Present
*Employed as a Beauty Advisor for Macy’s in Downtown Pittsburgh. Worked for Fashion Fair, Shisiedo, and Orgins Cosmetics. 2009-2011
* Fashion Consultant for Global Wellness LLC. 2011-2012
*Featured in "The Mount" Pittsburgh Christian Lifestyle Magazine. Covered tips on how to focus your fashion and elevate your style.
*Interviewed By Tiffani Walker of Embrace Life Media PCTV. Interview covered Lakisha being a Stylist in Pittsburgh and being influential in the community. 2014
*Interviewed By Pittsburgh City Paper. Article covered Lakisha being awarded Fashion Stylist of the Year. 2013
*Interviewed By Point Park University Paper. Article covered Lakisha being a Stylist in Pittsburgh and her involvement with Pittsburgh Fashion Week. 2013
*Interviewed By Joanne Harrop of the Pittsburgh Tribune Live. Article covered the do's and dont's of dress ettiqute for businesses and events. 2013
*Interviewed by Allegra Johnson of Urban Media Today About Lakisha's Vision for Launching Women's Event Your Beauty in Christ. 2013
*Interviewed by Founder and President, Miyoshi Anderson from Pittsburgh Fashion Week as Pittsburgh's Premiere Fashion Stylist via Twitter chat. 2012
* Interviewed by Allegra Johnson of Urban Media Today about Lakisha's views on Pittsburgh Fashion week as well as her Freelance Business as a Fashion Stylist. 2012
*Collaborated with Allegra Johnson of Urban Media Today to create video blogs that will consist of make-overs, clients being styled, and a closer look on what a stylist does. 2012
*Featured in a column written by Fashion Editor Sabrina Clark of Soulpitt Quartely Magazine about styling and collobarting with several event planners and businesses to produce Fashion Shows/Events. 2012
*Picture was featured in a column written by Fashion Editor Sabrina Clark of Soulpitt Quartely Magazine about Fashionista's in the City of Pittsburgh, PA. 2012
Lakisha Pattin is a Leading Fashion Stylist and Owner of Pittsburgh based business Focused Fashion Consulting,LLC. With over 7yrs of experience, she is leaving a strong impression in the fashion industry.
We help clients ﬁfind what their style is, how to enhance it, and how to leave a lasting impression wherever they go with their image.
We offer a tri-fold service of hair, makeup and wardrobe. We conduct educational workshops and seminars on style, beauty, and lifestyle. With our award winning services we offer personal styling, style direction for fashion events, makeup tutorials and much more. We exist to help you answer the question, Have I focused my fashion today?
Follow us on this incredible journey while we make people look fabulous!
*Coro Center for Civic Leadership/Public Allies. Pittsburgh, PA 2015- Presenter and speaker for their annual "Life after Coro" leadership workshop. Covered style in the workplace,do's and don'ts for interviews, the importance of adhering to dress code guidelines, image & etiquette, and casual friday pitfalls.
*Co-Producer & Host Dress for Success Pittsburgh New Program Launch, "Suitable Hair". Organzied event, created flyer, hired speakers and outsourced for entertainment. Partnered with hair stylist and hair salons to donate services. This program will be assisting disadvantage women with hair assistance for interviews and employment. Focused Fashion discussed and held an open forum on work etiquette and Do's and Don'ts of dressing for interviews. 2014
*Speaker for Pittsburgh Fashion Week 2nd Annual iModel Workshop. Covered self esteem, finding your passion, and enhancing your personal style. 2014
* Judge for the Mr. & Miss Black University of Pittsburgh. 2014
*Style Director for Pittsburgh Fashion Week 2014 Art Institute Student Designers Show. Consulted with Make-up Artist and Designers. Provided style direction for 7 designers and incorporated makeup and styling to make their designs runway ready. Consullted and hired four MUA's to provide makeup to 35 models. 2014
*Partnered with Dress For Success Pittsburgh and created and facilitated a workshop for thier Career Development Month entitled: Outfitting Your Success. Covered Style in the Workplace, Do's and Don'ts for Interviews, Image and Etiquette, Casual Friday Pitfalls, and much more.2014
*Style Director for WALK Fashion Show, Detroit MI.
Stylist and Style director for one of Detroit's biggest fashion events. Consulted with top designers and models from all over. Provided style direction for designers clothing choices, hair, and makeup. 2014
*Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh Charter School Girls Rock Program, Pittsburgh PA
Facilitator for workshops and created a four week curriculum for 60 scholar students on self esteem, becoming a leader, being a dream chaser, and etiquette/ real beauty. 2014
*Partnered with Macy's and Seton Hill University for their 2nd Annual E-Magnify Women Veterans Call to Entrepreneurship Event. Served as Style Director for the fashion segment "Fatigues to Fabulous" Demonstrated to women veterans and professionals how to dress for interviews, work, and business. Provided appropiate makeup tips for work/business.
All clothing provided by Macy's and Cosmetics by Clinique. 2013
*Style Director for Pittsburgh Fashion Week 2013 Art Institute Student Designers Show. Consulted wth Hair Salons, Make-up Artist, and Designers. Provided style direction for 6 designers and incorporated hair, makeup and styling to make their designs runway ready. Partnered with Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, Shades of Beauty Hair Salon, and Bella Artisty. 2013
*Voted Fashion Stylist of the year at Style Awards in Pittsburgh, PA
Hosted & Created by Style & Steel Event Planning. 2013
*Stylist for Pittsburgh's 1st Annual Style Week. Styled models for promotional photo shoot. 2013
*Creator and Event Director for the 1st Annual Your Beauty in Christ Woman's Seminar.
Theme "The Complete Woman." Speakers covered topics on: beauty/image, spirituality, finances, mental/emotional health, starting a business, and physical fitness/health.
Partnered with PNC Bank, UMPC, Mt Ararat Baptist Church, Pittsburgh Fashion Week, Macy's, Target, Humbly at Your Service, CityStyle, Mark Anthony Salon, Sola Gratia. 2013
Style Coordinator for Pittsburgh Fashion Week. Worked with Stein Mart Department Store. Consulted with Hair salons, Make-up Artists, and Models. Styled and coordinated back-to-back runway show. Showcased three different looks: career, casual chic, and evening/social. 2012
*Stylist for Pittsburgh's Fashion's Night out. Styled and coordinated models with clothing. Styled models for demonstration of Fall 2012 hottest looks for audience. By Style & Steel and CityStyle. 2012
*Hosted Four Fashion Segments on the Local News, KDKA Channel 2. Do's and Dont's for NYE 2011, Best & Worst Dressed for the Golden Globes 2012, Stylish Tips for Valentines Day & Spring 2012, Hottest Prom trends 2012.
*Speaker & Presenter for Pittsburgh Fashion Week iModel System Runway Boot Camp. Spoke on the importance of having a stylist for photoshoots, easy ways to accessorize your wardrobe, and how find the best styles that enhance your look. 2012
*Speaker & Presenter for ULYP (Urban League Young Professionals) Professional Development Workshop for their Outfitting Your Success Segment. Spoke about Proper work dress code/ettiqutte, Do's and Don'ts of causal friday, and how to build a working winning wardrobe 2012.
*Speaker & Faciliator of workshop at Brashear High School Pgh PA. Spoke to senior class of 2012 on proper ettiquette, dress code, and self esteem 2012.
*Styled & Hosted 1st Annual WINE WOMEN WARDROBE and organized four fashion shows. Worked with Linda Bucci, Ten Toes, Ashely Stewart, Sabika Jewelry, Casear Designs & many more 2012.
*Styled 1st & 2nd Annual Get Glam for the Cure and co- produced and organized an Event promoting breast cancer awareness by Style & Steel with Susan G Komen.
*Styled a kick-off fashion event for Pittsburgh's 2nd Annual Fashion Week called “Fashion Fever”. It included several designers that are featured in the Pittsburgh Fashion Week by Style & Steel.
*Guest Judge for Silk Exotics Fashions Model Casting Call 2012.
*Styled for the Popular “Fashion Africana” Fashion Show by Utopia Agency 2009 & 2012.
*Styled for Sex & the City” Premiere Fashion show in Pittsburgh, PA by Style & Steel.
*Focused Fashion Consulting photo shoot Spring of 2008
*Focused Fashion Consulting Fashion Show Fall 2009
*Provided Make-up Services & Fashion Consulting for an 1st Annual Beauty Bar Event that hosted several vendors by Danielle Green Event Planning.
*Provided Make-up Services & Fashion Consulting for the 2nd Annual Beauty Bar Event that hosted several vendors by Danielle Green Event Planning.
**Stay tuned more events to come!**
ALL ABOUT LAKISHA PATTIN
Creator & Founder of Focused Fashion Consulting, LLC