Inspiration Meets Fashion and Fun at Inspiring Lives Magazine’s Red Carpet Launch Party

Success, Style, and Inspiration. Celebrate the launch of the Inspiring Lives Magazine and experience the magazine come to life. Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and our fabulous fashion show. Network with Pittsburgh’s top business, creatives and entrepreneurial men and women. Tickets are very limited and include a 1-year subscription to the magazine, so please secure yours now for this exclusive event.

Inspiration Meets Fashion and Fun at Inspiring Lives Magazine’s Red Carpet Launch Party
Pittsburgh, PA, October 31, 2016 --( Dress to the nines, head to the heart of the city, and enjoy a glamorous evening out! Join Pittsburgh-based Inspiring Lives Magazine’s red carpet launch party on Friday, November 11 at Pittsburgh Marriott City Center from 6:30–10:30 PM. Celebrate Inspiring Lives' first year of publication and encouraging women to thrive in all aspects of their lives!

At this exclusive soiree, connect with Pittsburgh’s top business, creative, and entrepreneurial men and women, and enjoy a fashion show, unique entertainment, a posh vendor shopping experience, and cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.

Supermodel Kim Alexis will co-emcee the event with Dr. Shellie Hipsky, editor-in-chief of the magazine. Alexis has appeared on the cover of over 500 magazines worldwide, including Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and Cosmopolitan. She also walked the runway for the top designers in New York and Milan and represented countless cosmetic and beauty products, including being the exclusive face of Revlon’s Ultima II.

“We are so excited about this opportunity to bring together talented Pittsburghers, showcase its brilliant designers, and introduce more people to Inspiring Lives Magazine,” Dr. Hipsky said.

With sizzling and sensational designs, the fashion show features talented designers, and clothing lines Samantha Barna, James Houk, Leesa Miscevich Kassler, Jennifer Mendicino, Lana Neumeyer, Beth Shari, Kiya Tomlin, Shawna Solomon, Dawn Surgest, Debi Weiss, Tarra Flores Sloan, as well as Sam Ditka. Models Farah Zulaikha and Gina Pacak will bring the flair of Versace, New York Fashion Week, and Milan Fashion Week to Pittsburgh. Some of the local talent gracing the runway includes Darieth Chisolm, Juliet Evancho, and Soigné Legacy.

Unique entertainment will delight you throughout the evening. Svet the Hip Hop Violinist - as seen on America's Got Talent - brings his globally recognized talent to the launch party! He is one of the most profound and distinctive acts of today and has shared the stage with iconic stars such as Kanye West, Jamie Foxx, Phillip Phillips, Ceelo Green, and The Black Keys.

Breathtaking portraits of innovative, fierce women will be on display from the Fierce Women Project. Fierce Women Project uses contemporary portrait art to create a platform - online and off - for young women and girls to discover and connect with accomplished women leaders from diverse fields.

Dancers from Dance Extensions Performing Arts Center (Canonsburg, Pa.) will also show off their skills at the launch party. The studio is owned and directed by Betsy Shuttleworth.

Sponsors and vendors have already secured some of the spots available and include Penn Brewery, Ruby Ribbon, Clothes Mentor, Rodan + Fields, LipSense, Nice and Bella, Ohio Valley Hospital, and Atria’s Restaurant.

A portion of the event proceeds will be donated to the Global Sisterhood, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit charity that helps women and children internationally attain their dreams. For more information about the Global Sisterhood, please visit

“In the short time since its inception, the Global Sisterhood has already touched so many lives,” Kristie Knights, vice president of the Global Sisterhood and therapist in the Pittsburgh area, said. “Locally, nationally, and internationally, we have fed and provided for underprivileged families, assisted women transitioning from homelessness to have an adequate wardrobe to start a job, and supported many charities just through networking and collaboration with the driven women of the Sisterhood.”

Tickets to the Inspiring Lives Magazine launch party include a 1-year subscription to Inspiring Lives Magazine (a $19.95 value). Seating is limited, so secure yours now! For tickets, please visit


Interested in growing and promoting your business and building your brand through sponsorship?

-Inspired promotional sponsors ($400) will have their logos featured on our red carpet step and repeat at the event and on our marketing and advertising materials.

-Business sponsors ($250) will have their logos featured on our red carpet step and repeat.

-Vendor sponsors ($250) will receive a table at the event to showcase their products and services and 1 ticket to the event.

-Swag bag sponsors ($100) can include their products or services in our coveted swag bag for all ticket holders. This opportunity is limited to 15 sponsors.

For more information on sponsorship, please contact Kelly Frost at

About Inspiring Lives Magazine

Inspiring Lives Magazine is for women with a passion for business and a love for life.

With opulent photography gracing the pages, each issue of Inspiring Lives Magazine offers captivating stories and empowering ideas imprinted with Dr. Shellie Hipsky’s vision on business and finance, art and film, health and wellness, books and music, relationships and self-discovery, fashion and beauty, and food and drink. With an emphasis on entrepreneurship and personal growth, the magazine inspires, encourages, and instructs, addressing every facet of a woman’s life: the spiritual, the intellectual, and the emotional.

Every issue includes practical articles for entrepreneurs from start-ups to pros including information on gaining sales, creating websites that wow, and social media support. The magazine encourages intelligent women to reach for their dreams confidently and make smart choices that will lead them to a life filled with joy, discovery, and fulfillment.
Inspiring Lives Magazine
Dr. Shellie Hipsky