Any time is the right time to indulge in a little retail therapy.
Are we right, or are we right? Come on. We all know it’s true. And as any fashion forward Pittsburgher knows, when it comes to updating your wardrobe, the only mistake you can make would be to shop somewhere other than a local boutique or clothing stores.
Sure, you could argue that Pittsburgh’s style game isn’t on par with Paris or Milan. But why waste your time picking fights when you could be picking out a few new pieces for your wardrobe; while supporting local businesses along the way? We know. That sounds like a much better idea. So when you’re ready to shop until you drop, start by cruising this local clothing stores and boutiques.
Kinsman Men’s Shop
This men’s clothing and lifestyle shop, located at 3818 Butler Street in Lower Lawrenceville, promises to source, stock, and supply you with the wares and wardrobe essential you need. Featuring a curated selection of high-quality clothes and goods, emphasizing American-made brands like Taylor Stitch, United by Blue, Bradley Mountain, and Tellason, Kinsman is a must for local guys. No matter the brand, every item aligns with a unifying theme: classically rugged, functional, and enduring.
Lex & Lynne
Offering stylish options for ladies and gentlemen alike, Lex & Lynne, has proven itself to be a place where men and women can find thoughtfully selected wardrobe pieces. Originally a jewelry line, Lex & Lynne has widened their product line and to provide new and improved goods to shop, including unique, handmade goods brought in from around the world, as well as signature women and menswear.
With two area locations, in Sewickley and Baker Square, Ragged Row is a fashion addict’s idea of paradise. Shop owners Christina and Brigitte have a true knack for cultivating a collection of desirable wardrobe staples for men and women. If you’re looking to update your basics or score some quality denim, look to Ragged Row. It’s definitely a place to find a great pair of jeans. These wonderful ladies will make you feel right at home and make it hard to leave empty handed.
Stroll down Walnut Street in Shadyside and step into Moda, one of Pittsburgh’s premier men’s fashion hubs. With new collections (and sales!) each season, you’ll certainly find a piece for yourself or someone near and dear. Moda features men’s clothing, shoes and accessories and is home to designers such as Rag & Bone, Ted Baker, Alexander Wang, and more amazing designers. Think, high fashion and high quality.
Tucked away in the heart of Sewickley is a spot for an affordable shopping spree. Rosewood is an adorable brick and mortar shop featuring women’s (and kids!) clothing that appeals to your closet and wallet. Shop owner Kathryn and her shop team make browsing Rosewood an intimate experience. No matter your style, you are sure to find something to add to your collection.
Mid-Atlantic is a must. It’s really that simple. Featuring impeccable design and a thoughtfully curated collection of clothing, this boutique is like no other shop in our area. It’s worth noting that Mid-Atlantic Mercantile no longer features menswear. That said, shoppers will encounter a larger collection of women’s articles and home goods to add some flair to any space.
Just open the door to Pavement in Lawrenceville and you will be hooked. The decor is eclectic yet effortlessly cool. Better still, this boutique supports American manufactured and independent designers. You’ll find brands you recognize such as Splendid and Ella Moss as well as new brands you’ll want to get to know. When you stop in, expect to encounter Alissa Martin who is committed to bringing Lawrenceville a boutique that feels just like shopping with friends.
Since opening in 2014, this Lawrenceville newcomer has been adding to the expanding Pittsburgh boutique scene. This shop, No. 14, comes as a result of a mother/daughter pair pursuing their dreams. With fashion options and conversational pieces for your home, there is lots to look at. Prepare for an incredible collection of designers and pieces, all well positioned next to La Gourmandine! Meaning you can treat yourself to a new outfit and a delicious french pastry.[join]What do you think about these local spots? Did we miss any? Let us know with a comment here on facebook. [button text=”Click Here to Leave a Comment” link=”https://www.facebook.com/madepgh/posts/904119926328284″ target=”blank” width=”full” color=”black” size=”small”][/join] This content was provided by a local, independent contributor to Made in PGH, a lifestyle blog.