The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The inside of Steal City Vintage on Murray Avenue in Squirrel Hill.

Steal City Vintage brings curated, sustainable fashion to Pittsburgh

By Sarah Pine, Staff Writer April 13, 2023
Steal City Vintage features clothing from all decades, as well as vintage toys, vinyl records and posters. After years of sourcing vintage clothes part-time, owners Rob Schwoegl and DJ Lander finally decided to open a business in November of last year.
The inside of Vintage on 51, featuring a variety of curated vintage items.

New vintage store provides sustainable, affordable fashion to Pittsburgh residents

By Trinity Foster, Staff Writer February 24, 2023
Mike Lang, a South Hills resident and founder of Fifty One Ten Vintage on Penn Avenue, opened his store in East Liberty in 2020. He founded Twisted Vintage in 2022, and their most recent location, Vintage on 51, opened last week
A Pitt student browses through a clothing rack.

Local vintage resellers take over social media

By Maya Valletta, Staff Writer November 11, 2022
With the pop-up market season coming to a close, vintage resellers are increasingly using social media to spread the word about their handpicked collection of stylish, uncommon pieces.
Jessica Erceg is the owner of What’s Good? on South Craig Street.

What’s Good? clothing shop redefines thrifting in Oakland

By Jessica McKenzie, Senior Staff Writer February 1, 2022
The secret to successfully starting your own business is simply getting the guts to do so, according to Stanton Heights resident Jessica Erceg. She opened What’s Good?, a South Craig Street clothing storefront, pretty quickly after getting the idea.
Thrifting is a responsible and sustainable alternative to fast fashion.

Opinion | Consumers should boycott fast fashion and consider more sustainable options

By Priya Shah, For The Pitt News March 19, 2020
It is alarming how many people — myself included — have been easily drawn into the affordable appeal companies use to overshadow the environmental ills of production and the ambiguity of their suppliers’ practices.
Thriftsburgh is a student-operated thrift store located in the O’Hara Student Center.

College Compass: Fashion advice for student life

By Sarah Stager, For The Pitt News October 31, 2019
It’s not always easy to look put together when you’re lugging heavy bags beneath both eyes and have a million and one assignments to complete before the end of the day.
The University of Thriftsburgh in the OHara Student Center. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Visual Editor)

Getting Thrifty: the key to living on a student budget

By Rose Luder | Staff Writer May 30, 2017

It’s almost the weekend, which means it’s time to make weekend plans. Living on an urban campus in a city like Pittsburgh, students have what feels like a limitless variety of options to choose...

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