#Shop4LBBC and Raise Money for Living Beyond Breast Cancer

Philadelphia Businesses Fundraise for Living Beyond Breast Cancer #Shop4LBBC Raises Awareness of Local Business That Support Those Living Beyond Breast Cancer Partners: Steel Pony, AnaOno, Living Beyond Breast Cancer What: #Shop4LBBC – a Fundraiser for Living Beyond Breast Cancer Where: at the Steel Pony Boutique + Studio, 758 S 4th Street, Phila, PA 19147 When: September 22, 2016 from 5:00 …

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Feel the Bern. A Personal letter.

I am writing this blog post out of personal frustration regarding the current political conversation.  Realizing Steel Pony is a lifestyle clothing line –separate from my personal views– the future of our business does rest on how we, as Americans, progress into the future.  Although I do not consider myself a very political person, the DNC’s visit to my hometown of …

A Conversation with Debra Tegge

Although I have never met Debra, I feel as if that is just a technicality.   She is smart, funny, and has great style. Me: Tell me a little about yourself and how you found Steel Pony Deb:  I am a military brat.  My dad retired from the Pentagon so I traveled extensively growing up,lived in Europe a great deal of the …

Keeping it Simple

  Today is National Simplicity Day.  In a world where everything is complex, I  thought what can I offer to simplify the lives of the people around me and I realized that I already do that. I started SP Essentials to give my customers more versatility in what they wear.  Initially thinking about options.  Today everyone talks about Capsule Wardrobes. …

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Inspiration…Beach

The one place that has always inspired me  the most is at the beach.  Almost as soon as  I smell the  salt water I can feel my muscles relax and my mind open. Besides my dreams it is the only place I truly feel creative with abandon.  As I start to design my next Spring/Summer Collections, YI will take advantage …

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Spotlight…Thinking Yoga Extended Angle Pose

Trying to stay cool this summer? Try Extended Angle Pose.  This pose will stimulate the abdominal organs, help relieve stress, improves digestion and can be used to relieve anxiety. It also increases the cooling flow of oxygen in the body without building up excess heat. Are you ready? I found this video to help you do the pose correctly on …

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Keeping local alive. How as an independent retailer we stay relevant and competitive

As a small business it can be a struggle to compete with the larger companies whether you are a wholesale or retail business.  This month is National Independent Retailers Month so as a relatively new brick and morter, I thought I might reflect on what I have been doing to keep my business going and stay relevant as well as competitive. There …