Located in the East End of Pittsburgh, Shadyside is known for its high-end retailers, trendy boutiques, and delicious eateries. We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite stops near Walnut Street to meet all of your shopping needs! If you’re looking to redecorate your home, revamp your wardrobe, or simply stroll along Walnut Street with a fresh coffee we’ve got something for you! 

Caesar’s Designs

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Caesar Azzam is a third generation jeweler and gemologist who has been serving the Shadyside community for the past 17 years. Head to Walnut Street to find the very best place for one-of-a-kind fine jewelry. Caesar loves to redesign your family heirlooms and jewels to give them a more modern feel that you can start to love again! 


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With Labor Day in the rearview mirror it’s time to start considering fall fashion and your winter wardrobe. Head to Moda to check out their curated collection of European and American designers of men’s fashion. Moda has been in Shadyside since 1990 and has featured an eclectic mix of streetwear, denim, and contemporary designers along with shoes and accessories. You can find Moda on the second floor of their multi-level showroom right on Walnut Street.

The Coffee Tree Roasters

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Coffee Tree Roasters has served fresh, small batch coffee for the last twenty-seven years. This woman-owned small business proudly sources only the freshest and finest single-farm coffees from across the globe. Coffee Tree Roasters has now grown to five separate locations in the PGH area. They support the local community by creating partnerships with schools, by providing learning labs for Business and Life Skills students focused on training for barista positions to running your own business.

Scribe Fine Papers

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Located in the heart of Shadyside, Scribe Fine Stationery brings to life any special occasion by sourcing the world’s finest designers and printing presses for all of your correspondence needs. Scribe prides themselves on their custom designs and invitations to set the perfect tone for your next event. Book a private consultation to discuss the details for anything from your wedding to your next family BBQ. 

Pam Eisner Designs 

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Pam Eisner designs provides a unique, jewelry shopping experience with her extensive inventory and eye for one-of-a-kind pieces. Pam’s extensive knowledge in design and jewelry creation will guarantee that you’ll walk away feeling like a queen! Located right in the heart of Shadyside on Walnut Street, you can find a huge selection of diamond, gemstones, silver, gold, crystal, and pewter pieces. 

The Picket Fence

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This family owned business has been in Pittsburgh since 2002 and features delightful speciality gifts for kiddos and moms alike. If you’re hoping to wow your niece, nephew or grandchild with a unique, creative present try perusing the inventory at The Picket Fence. You can find anything from custom children clothes to toys and other gifts. They also carry small to well-known designers for the special women in your life. The Picket Fence offers one-of-a-kind jewelry, clothing, and an assortment of colorful household items designed for form and function. 

Glassworks & Cheeks

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Get a head start on all of your holiday shopping at Glassworks & Cheeks. This speciality gift store is a one-stop-show for any of your upcoming occasions. You’ll find many high-end designers along with all the comfy, cozy loungewear for our new work-from-home lifestyles. Glassworks & Cheeks has anything from basics to bridal, plus, they’ll take the ease off of gift giving with their wonderful selection of hand-wrapped gifts ready for your entire shopping list. Private appointments are available or head to their store Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. or Sunday 12 p.m.- 4 p.m. 

Tile & Designs

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Tile and Designs inc. has been customizing homes since 1979. You’re invited to experience their state-of-the-art showroom, play with products, and work with their talented designers to help make your dreams into a reality. You’ll be able to choose from an extensive collection of residential and commercial ceramic tiles, porcelain, terra cotta, stone and marble flooring and walls. Get inspired by their customer service and transform your house into the home of your dreams. 

Maser Galleries

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Every interior designer will tell you how important artwork is when transforming and decorating your home. That’s why Maser Galleries is the best stop for any homeowner searching for unique paintings and limited additions to add some color to your household. Maser Galleries is one of the longest standing businesses on Walnut Street, an anchor since 1974. They boast Pittsburgh’s largest selection of artwork with everything from pop-art to traditionalist. This one-stop-shop also offers custom framing and stretching for your new canvases. 

Mendelson Gallery

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Steve Mendelson’s renovated bordello turned live-in gallery has flourished in Shadyside for over 40 years. Mendelson Gallery is by appointment only, however, it’s here that you can experience the most diverse collection of artists and artwork the city has to offer. Not Vital, Patrick Hughes, Emil Lukas, Keith Haring, Vik Muniz, David Lewis and Paolo Buggiani had some of their first shows in the United States at Mendelson Gallery! 
To make an appointment call (412) 361-8664

Roberta Weissburg Leathers LLC

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Cold weather is just around the corner so it’s time to start looking for your new winter coat or leather jacket. Roberta Weissburg Leathers LLC has thrived in Shadyside for over three decades and has been awarded the Fashion Week Retailer of the Year, and received proclamation by the Pittsburgh City Council. Handmade handbags, fine leather goods, jewelry sourced from around the world and specialty gifts can all be purchased at Roberta Weissburg Leathers LLC. Trust the experts in leather, shearling and fur custom design garments, leather repairs, restyling, alterations  and cleaning.

Dina Ellen

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Hidden off the beaten path of Walnut Street on S. Aiken Avenue, Dina Ellen carries a wide range of amazing clothing brands like Michael Stars, LNA, 525, and many more. This store carries clothing along with footwear and accessories to complete your outfits. Dina’s been hand-selecting her fashion for over 25 years. 

The Idea Shops

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Owning plants boosts productivity, creativity and mood all while reducing signs of stress and fatigue. At The Idea Shops you’ll be able to give your plants the best home possible with their unique urns, planters, glazed and terra cotta pots. Their showroom is packed with DESIGN IDEAS that provide something for every style, space, and budget.  

This content was provided by a local, independent contributor to Made in PGH, a lifestyle blog.
Bryer Blumenschein

Digital Strategist, Made in PGH

Bryer is a born-and-raised Pittsburgher who is deeply entrenched in the local food and culture scene. When she's not checking out new galleries and shows, you can find her tasting some of the best dishes the city has to offer or hiking outside! Right now, Bryer lives in the South Side with her fiancé, Oscar, and their two dogs.

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