Home Team: throwback vintage looks for the Steelers season opener

Very Local teamed up with PGH Creative and four Pittsburgh vintage sellers to style our best throwback outfits. Here’s where you can shop the looks.

by Aadam Soorma
September 6, 2019

The boys are back in town.

On Sunday, Sept. 8, the Pittsburgh Steelers kickoff the 2019 NFL season with a road matchup against the New England Patriots.

The good guys return to the cradle of Heinz for their home opener on Sunday, Sept 15. Which is the perfect amount of time to style your gameday outfits.

Head to toe vintage Pittsburgh Steelers outfits, styled and photographed outside Heinz Field. Photo: Ian Jones

The Vintage Scrimmage

In the spirit of vintage and of yinz, Very Local worked with PGH Creative to style our best throwback looks that celebrate a new season of Steelers football.

Instead of shopping for new sportswear – that is often Made in China or non-sustainably manufactured – our hope is that Pittsburgh seeks out the second hand finds that rekindle old memories and spark joy of seasons past.

Scroll through and admire the fits. We’ve categorized each of the looks by vintage seller. Hit them up for pricing and availability.



IG: Highway Robbery Vintage

Website: https://www.highwayrobberyvintage.com/

Location: 2012 E Carson St, Southside

Look: Highway Robbery
Photo: Ian Jones


Outfit styled by Highway Robbery Vintage. Photo: Ian Jones





IG: Haus of Vain

Website: https://hausofvain.us/

Location: 4711 Centre Avenue, Oakland

Look: Haus of Vain
Photo: Ian Jones
Outfit styled by Haus of Vain. Photo: Ian Jones




IG: Monarch Vintage

Website: https://www.monarchstudios.co/

Location: 736 Allegheny River Blvd, Verona

Look: Monarch Vintage
Photo: Pat Hogan


Outfit styled by Monarch Vintage. Photo: Pat Hogan





IG: Ill Will Vintage

Website: https://www.depop.com/illwillvintage/

Location: online only

Outfit styled by Ill Will Vintage. Photo: Ian Jones


Outfit styled by Ill Will Vintage. Photo: Ian Jones



Photo Credit: Ian Jones (Ian’s Instagram)

Photo Credit: Pat Hogan (Pat’s Instagram)

Special thanks to PGH Creative, the vintage seller community and our models for bringing this concept to life. 

In 2012, Aadam moved to Pittsburgh. He's currently parked (sans chair) in Lawrenceville and plans to stay a while. On the weekends, you'll find him driving a small green bus (Porter Tours) as he leads tours at local breweries. Got a fun story idea? DMs are open: @asoorma.

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