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Shadyside: Pittsburgh's Fashion Center

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Shadyside: Pittsburgh's Fashion Center

Published Apr 8, 2018
Updated Aug 30, 2018

Located about 10 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh, the Shadyside neighborhood offers a quiet and comfortable zone in which to update your look and peruse the latest fashion trends. Originally named for the local railroad station, Shadyside remains true to its roots as a bustling hub for shopping dining and nightlife.

Where to Shop in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

This small village features tree-lined streets full of local merchants offering amazing world-class merchandise. These can all be enjoyed during a relaxing stroll with stops along the way for coffee, snacks and exceptional dining options. The locally- owned boutiques each offer their own special selection of shoes, jewelry, accessories and high-end fashion for a complete wardrobe update.

We’ve highlighted the most interesting boutiques for you below in our list of the best places to shop in Pittsburgh’s Shadyside neighborhood!

Caesar’s Designs

Caesar’s Designs is known for owner Caesar Azzam’s signature Butter RingTM, a very special, custom ring design made for comfort and wear-ability. The butter ring is used as a base for many of Caesar’s ring designs, giving them a signature “Caesar style.” You will find the butter ring in variations with diamonds, colored gemstones or pearls. The metals for the ring’s band and setting range from silver to various colors of gold to platinum. 

Pam Eisner Designs

Pam Eisner Designs is filled with a huge selection of gemstone, silver, gold, crystal, pewter, wood and diamond jewelry. Each piece is designed and made by owner Pam Eisner herself. The boutique’s selection and service is well known throughout Pittsburgh and she has established strong and regular customer base. Pam’s personal touch can be seen throughout the store and you’ll be instantly impressed with her entire inventory. 


Feathers is a fine linen and down shop featuring the most luxurious bed, bath and table linens offered anywhere. Outstanding customer service is one of Feathers hallmarks! Personal attention is given to every guest by an experienced, design oriented sales team. Feathers has grown to include table linens, bath accessories, area rugs, sleepwear and Royal-Pedic mattresses. Scandia Down comforters, pillows, bed and bath linens are also available.  


Maxalto is a unique women’s high-fashion boutique, specializing in collections by contemporary European and American designers, including Rundholz, HIGH, Lilith, Gary Graham, and Erickson Beamon. Exciting shoes, jewelry and handbags are also available. The owners, with over 30 years of hands on fashion design experience, their experienced staff, personalized service, and an ever-changing fun mix of merchandise and an innovative atmosphere ensure a memorable experience. 

e.b. Pepper

e.b. Pepper specializes in creating a personal vision in front of her clients’ eyes. Her boutique offers a uniquely rewarding and satisfying experience. After 30 years in the business E.B. continues to put her spin on everything from weekend wear to black tie. Carrying some of the hottest designers from around the world such as Save The Queen, D. Exterior, Parker, J Brand and Alice + Olivia allows her to keep her customers up to date with the latest in fashion.  


For 28 years, owner Michael Barone has been bringing the latest in international Men’s Fashion clothing, footwear and accessories to Pittsburgh Highly respected contemporary designers such as John Varvatos, Rag + Bone, Theory and Ted Baker are offered along with the more progressive designs of Alexander Wang, Public School, Stmpd, Ksubi and Nudie Jeans Co. 

Where to Stay in Shadyside, Pittsburgh

If you just can’t get enough of Shadyside in one day, don’t despair! The Shadyside Inn All Suites Hotel is one of the Steel City’s best hotels, offering a wide variety of services and amenities

Shadyside Inn All Suites Hotel

Who wouldn’t want more for less? The Shadyside Inn All Suites Hotel is the most award-winning independent boutique hotel in Pittsburgh and has been recognized globally for having a deep commitment to excellence in guest service and satisfaction.

Most of the suites are double the size of an average hotel room, but often cost less. Each spacious suite offers modern styling with luxury bedding, a separate living area and full-service kitchen with all the details you would expect in any “home away from home.”

Other perks include off-street parking, free shuttle service, in-suite dining and free wireless Internet. The Shadyside neighborhood’s central location also makes these thoughtfully serviced apartment suites one of the best places to stay in Pittsburgh.

Choose between Studio Suites, One-Bedroom Suites and Two-Bedroom Suites with room for the entire family. Signature Suites are also available, offering guests individually-designed unique private residences.


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