A local boy’s idea to gather coats for those in need has continued to grow over the years and now, nearly 1,000 coats have been collected this year alone.
Shopping for the perfect jacket to transition you into fall can be a challenge thanks to Pittsburgh’s unpredictable weather. Nobody knows when to carry what. You want outerwear light enough to keep you warm when you have the A/C blasting on Indian Summer days, warm enough to keep you cozy during chilly autumn evenings, but stylish enough to carry you through the season as well. Well, for once you can thank the city’s wacky weather for encouraging retailers to stock an unlimited variety of fall jackets. Browse these five local outwear stores and boutiques that promise to make shopping for the ideal fall jacket a breeze.