Best Stores For Summertime Shoes In Pittsburgh

July 17, 2012 6:00 AM

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Sneakers, flats, flip-flops and clogs––summer brings with it countless warm weather footwear options. With tons of trends, including pastel pumps, sparkling sandals and brightly colored kicks, it’s hard enough to decide on the perfect pair of shoes, but knowing where to buy your favorite footwear can be a challenge all its own. Whatever your summer shoe style, you can count these five shoe stores as Pittsburgh’s best places to shop for your summertime shoes.
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736 Bellefonte St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
(412) 687-3663

Where can you find the most in-demand shoes from top designers like Dana Davis, Rapisardi and BCBG? Footloose Shadyside, of course. You’ll find a shoe to match your every mood, from the summer’s funky neon platform sandals by Stuart Weitzman to Butter’s gorgeous metallic flats. Footloose Shadyside, Pittsburgh’s premier shoe store for women, is located on Bellefonte Street in the city’s Shadyside neighborhood.

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Rendezvous Shoes
4136 Library Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15234
(412) 343-1385

Whether your summer rendezvous include fierce nights on the town or relaxed backyard barbeques, Rendezvous Shoes has the hottest styles for this summer. This Stoner Centre boutique stocks hundreds of styles for men and women. Try on their new arrivals, including Fossil leather flats for her and No Sox slip-ons for him. Rendezvous Shoes also carries a variety of accessories and handbags so you can be summertime ready from head to toe.

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420 S. 27th St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
(412) 586-7507

Sorry, ladies—stylish shoes aren’t just for you, your man has to have the top fashions this summer as well. And Shop.412 knows that men love a great shoe, too. This Southside boutique carries the hottest urban kicks for summer, from informal streetwear to high-end sportswear. Slip on a pair of Sebago boat shoes or N

ike Lunar Woven sneakers for any of your summer fun plans.

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3629 Butler St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
(412) 621-6400

Tucked away in the heart of Lawrenceville, Pavement has been the city’s best kept secret for an eclectic and artful selection of women’s footwear since opening its doors in 2006. While the store carries a head-turning collection of clothing and accessories, Pavement is notorious for its unique, well-made shoes. Browse the enormous assortment of local and national indie designers and brands, including Miz Mooz and Antelope. Whether you’re crazing a quirky pair of summer sandals or casual flats to match every outfit, you’re sure to find it at Pavement.

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Gordon Shoes Eurocomfort
108 W. Bridge St.
Homestead, PA 15120
(412) 464-1007

Spend just five minutes inside Gordon Shoes’ Waterfront location and you’ll have to question as to why Pittsburghers consider this historic shop to be one of the best shoe stores in the city. For more than 125 years, this family-owned store has carried the latest footwear fashions from brands like Alegria, Dansko and Allrounder by Mephisto. Ladies will love this season’s sexy sandals by Aetrex and Antia whereas guys will dig the sporty, beach-inspired styles from Reef. If custom fit and unmatched customer service are of utmost importance to you, make Gordon Shoes your first stop.

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Jessica Wasik lives in Pittsburgh where works as a full-time figure skating coach sharing her passion with todays generation of young skaters. A graduate of Robert Morris University with a degree in English Studies, Jessica is also a contributing writer for Allegheny West Magazine. Her work can be found at

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