South Side’s vintage vibe
There’s a lot of history on Pittsburgh’s South Side. All along East Carson Street, mom-and-pop shops and mainstream retailers breathe new life into its storied bars and storefronts.
It’s no surprise, then, that this historic neighborhood has a soft spot for vintage clothing. If you wax nostalgic for the trends of decades past, here are a few places to shop:
Three Rivers Vintage
After a career working for one of the nation’s largest Halloween retailers, Scott Johnson decided it was time for a change.
“I woke up one February morning and said, ‘I’m going to open a store on the South Side.’ It was as simple as that.”
That quiet epiphany turned into Three Rivers Vintage, a 3-year-old shop that specializes in men’s and women’s apparel and accessories from the 1870s through the 1970s. Here you’ll find everything from a $12 top to a $400 flapper dress from