Shop These Pittsburgh Vintage Sellers Online

From direct message on Instagram to Etsy to Depop, from curbside pickup to porch delivery, local vintage dealers are providing sustainable and safe options to shop.

by Jessa Gibboney
April 29, 2020

If you have the means, it is more important than ever to support our local small businesses. Many vintage clothing dealers have used the stay at home order to revamp the way they sell their vintage garments and accessories online.

When we emerge from our homes, these vintage hustlers are some of the small businesses we want to see survive and continue to grow.

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CornerNess

Shoes

Vintage shoes are not always easy to find, but Cortney Tunstall of CornerNess gives us beautiful vintage shoes displayed in an elegant and eye-catching way. Her Instagram photos are ones I archive most often.

SHOP: Find CornerNess on Instagram and shop on Etsy.

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Streekers Vintage

Women’s Clothing

Streekers Vintage, by Jenna Manning, hunts down some truly unique vintage pieces, including dresses from the ‘70s all the way back through the ‘40s. Also, she provides some of the best vintage sleepwear in Pittsburgh!

SHOP: Find Streekers Vintage on Instagram and shop on Etsy.

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Haus of Vain

Streetwear

Haus of Vain, founded by Jerome Roberts in 2013, is a concept streetwear brand and houses premium vintage pieces. The website is brilliantly categorized making shopping easy. There are even vintage collections including Black History Month and the 4/20 Drop.

SHOP: Find Haus of Vain on Instagram and shop their website.

Click here for a look at Haus Of Vain’s custom work.

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Jackie Whoa Vintage

Women’s Clothing & Accessories

If you are looking for vibrancy in your vintage, start with Jackie Whoa Vintage. Jenn Jannon Fischer has a variety of pristine pieces from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s. This is your shop to find that house dress you’ve been looking for during the stay at home order!

Find Jackie Whoa Vintage on Instagram and shop on Etsy or on Depop.

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Cool Breeze Trading Co.

Menswear

Cool Breeze Trading Co. provides timeless vintage menswear, including some stellar denim pieces.

SHOP: Find Cool Breeze Trading Co. on Instagram, and if you find something you like, send a direct message on Instagram to purchase.

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Imani Jahaan Vintage

Women’s Clothing

Imani Jahaan of Imani Jahaan Vintage is a huntress for vintage gems, especially those with bold prints.

SHOP: Jahaan is taking a small break from her brand, but there are unique pieces still for sale in her Instagram Highlights. Send Jahaan a direct message through Instagram to purchase.

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Ceremonial Vintage

Women’s Clothing & Accessories

Leslie McAllister of juju has a deep love for vintage clothing. She recently launched Ceremonial Vintage where you can find vintage pieces “straight from a witch’s closet,” like the vintage woven sweater pictured above, gorgeous caftans and kilim accessories.

SHOP: Find Ceremonial Vintage on Instagram and send a direct message to claim or purchase.

Check out our interview with Leslie McAcllister about her shop in Point Breeze and her Ask A Hag podcast. 

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Three Rivers Vintage

Men’s & Women’s Clothing

Self-proclaimed, “purveyor of fun, fabulous vintage finds,” Three Rivers Vintage is a staple in Pittsburgh. They have a brick & mortar on East Carson Street, but now they have turned to Instagram to showcase their garments.

SHOP: To purchase an item, simply call 412.431.2140 and Three Rivers Vintage will ship to you!

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Strangeways Vintage

Women’s Clothing

Lovers of mod style, look no further than Strangeways Vintage. Think bold patterns, color blocking and straight silhouettes. Not to mention, there are some recently marked down pieces, including this jaw-dropping hot pink disco dress.

SHOP: Find Strangeways Vintage on Instagram and shop on Etsy.

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Kula Industries

Women’s Clothing & Accessories

Kula is a vintage and design boutique founded by Meridith Kula. Kula’s boutique and design studio is a ray of sun, and so is her Instagram. Her prints are exotic and tropical and just plain fun.

SHOP: Find Kula Vintage on Instagram and shop on their website or Etsy shop.

Pro Tip: Kula has a sizing guide on her website, which is extremely helpful when shopping vintage clothing online. 

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Anemoia Vintage

Anemoia (pronounced AH-UH-MOYA) Vintage is run by Made and Found Market creator, Jess Clowney. “Rare wares for maximalists” is how the shop is described, which means show-stopping pieces. Some garments are an investment, but they are an investment in quality that will last beyond one lifetime.

SHOP: Find Anemoia Vintage on Instagram and shop on Etsy.

More of Very Local’s favorite vintage shops selling online:

Pittsburgh has a solid vintage clothing and accessory scene. Who else are you shopping online??

Jessa is a writer and poet, but above all, a storyteller. Her blog houses poetry and essays on sustainable style, freelance and motherhood. Through her writing endeavors, she has worked with local and global brands such as Carnegie Museum of Art, TRYP Pittsburgh | Lawrenceville, Pittsburgh Opera, Cartier, Earth Brands and George Dickel Tennessee Whisky. Jessa lives in Pittsburgh with her husband, Ben, daughter, Louise and their pup, Opal. She wears the same rings every day, believes anything secondhand has a good story to tell and likes her whiskey straight up.

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