By Jessica Ghilani

Pittsburgh might not be known for its fashions the way it is known for sports and steel, but there are plenty of men that take the time to look great. Many locally owned and operated clothing stores are dedicated to outfitting stylish ‘Burgh men from all walks of life.

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One PNC Plaza
249 Fifth Avenue
(at the Corner of 5th Ave & Wood St)
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Hours: Mon-Sat 9 – 6, Open on Thursdays until 8

The Galleria
1500 Washington Road
Pittsburgh PA 15228
Hours: Mon-Sat 10-9; Sun Noon – 5PM
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With two locations serving Pittsburghers, downtown and at The Galleria in Mt. Lebanon, Larrimor’s sets the gold standard for upscale men’s (and women’s) clothes shopping. For more than 70 years, this family-owned business has committed to provide local clientele with great service and a carefully edited crop of high quality merchandise. Customers of the men’s selections will find suits and sportswear as well as shoes and accessories. When you visit, be sure to sign up for their mailing list, which alerts you to in-store events, trunk shows, sales, and more.

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Moda Pittsburgh

5401 Walnut Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Hours: M-F 11-7, Sat 10-6, Sun 12-5
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This extremely stylish Shadyside outpost has an array of men’s designers that are perfect for a fashion forward crowd seeking slim, modern silhouettes. From suits to denim to messenger bags, this store can outfit the hippest and most discerning of Pittsburgh men. The helpful shop assistants are willing to offer advice and suggest garment pairings. The merchandise ranges from casual to professional.

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Charles Spiegel and The Garage

5841 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Hours: M,W,F,S 10-6; T, H 10-9; Sunday 12-5
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Located in Squirrel Hill, Charles Spiegel has remained a must-visit store for stylish East End men and the gift buyers who love them. Underneath the same roof, these two entities can outfit for every occasion. Charles Spiegel for Men specializes in professional clothes with unique designer touches. Charles and his staff stock unique pieces from many recognizable, high-quality European and American designers. They will encourage you to try new styles and think outside of the box. The Garage stocks contemporary denim lines, casual clothing, shoes, and accessories.

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L.S. Altman

301 South Hills Village Mall (upper level, next to former Kaufmanns)
Bethel Park, PA 15241
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10-9, Sun.11-6

Located just south of Pittsburgh in South Hills Village Mall, L.S. Altman stocks specialty apparel for men. They focus on a selection that offers both quality and value. The staff takes pride in customer service and can suggest clothing appropriate for a business-casual meeting or a relaxing weekend getaway.

Pittsburgh Jeans Company

2222 East Carson Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
(412) 381-5326
Hours: Mon-Sat 11-7, Sun 11-6

Did you know that the beloved South Side boutique, Pittsburgh Jeans Company offers denim and sportswear for men? Although you will not find your next business suit here, you can find the best fitting jeans you have ever worn. The selection is large, the shop assistants are fit experts, and the store provides alteration services in-house, just in case you need a bit less length. Be sure to get the original hem, which will provide a custom fit without disrupting the uniqueness of the denim. If you need a fun distraction from all the stylish clothes, they offer complimentary beverages from their retro-chic bar and a vintage, in-house billiards table.

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Shop Fouronetwo

420 South 27th St.
Pittsburgh, Pa 15203
Hours: Mon-Thurs 11-8, Fri-Sat 11-10, Sun 12-5

Located in the South Side Works development, Shop Fouronetwo offers casual styles ranging from streetwear to contemporary designer sportswear. An array of brands and price points will satisfy a range of urban lifestyle shoppers. They also stock an extensive selection of sneakers.

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David’s Shoes

6017 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206-3922
(412) 362-1631
Hours: Mon-Sat 10-6
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Although the name might fool you, this staple of the East Liberty business district offers a lot more than footwear. As promised, David’s Shoes carries a large selection of sneakers and dress shoes (for men, women, and kids), but they also stock a large selection of men’s weekend-friendly casual clothing and hats.

Although these local options offer stylish clothing solutions for a range of tastes and budgets, the Pittsburgh area has plenty of national retailers. The downtown neighborhood offers Brooks Brothers, Saks Fifth Avenue, Macys, Burlington Coat Factory, Jos A. Bank, and more. These are just a few of names that make a mark on men’s fashion in Pittsburgh.
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Jessica Ghilani blogs about (mostly her own) shopping and dressing in Pittsburgh and beyond Consume or Consumed