Windows Throughout Old City for Design Philadelphia
As part of design Philadelphia, oodles of boutiques, galleries and restaurant owners throughout Old City are collaborating with area artists and students to create artistic window displays, which will all be a part of the contest hosted by the Old City Business Collective. The displays will turn Old City into a virtual gallery, and many shops are planning their own trunk shows, demonstrations, lectures and other events to go on during the festivities. For more information, check out discoveroldcity.org and oldcitybusinesscollective.org.
Wed., Oct. 7 through Tues., Oct. 13
Chestnut Hill: Annual Fall For The Arts Festival
This adorable historic neighborhood is celebrating the season on Sunday along the 8000-8700 blocks of Germantown Ave., with over 150 artists showcasing their arts and crafts; outdoor dining at the town’s restaurants; live entertainment, including an aerial acrobat troupe; and discounted parking in lots. Rain date is October 11; for more info, go to chestnuthillpa.com.
Sun., Oct. 4, 11-5
Duross & Langel: Kids Halloween Soap-Making Class
Our favorite local savonniers are hosting a soap-making class just for the kids this Tuesday afternoon. Drop off your seven to twelve year olds at the shop’s in-house soap-making kitchen (no parents allowed!), then enjoy cocktails and shop both there and at neighboring Scarlett Fiorella till class is dismissed.
Tues., Oct. 6, 3:30-5
3000BC Spa: Beach Bunny Rehab Event
This 2009 Best of Philly winner is teaming up with other current winners to throw a party getting people ready for the fall season. Alan Gold and Jai Yoga will be there, Alphabet Soup Café will provide snacks (with Absolut cocktails), and a $250 reservation fee for the Beach Bunny Rehab Package gets you the spa’s Pick Me Up Peel ($150); $150 3000RX Skin Resurgence; $26 3000BC Cleanser; $22 3000BC Toner; and 15 percent savings on up to 20 units of Botox. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Dogooders Charity; rsvp to the spa 484-367-1000 or email@example.com.
Mon., Oct. 5, 11- 7
Tony: Fifth Anniversary Party
This trendy Old City boutique is celebrating their fifth birthday on Friday with special deals from 5 to 10pm: At five past every hour, a customer will be asked five fashion trivia questions—right answers are rewarded with discounts; buy four items, get the fifth for free; and you’ll get 5 percent off your entire purchase if you simply high-five your salesperson.
Fri., Oct. 2, 5-10
Philadelphia Fashion Week: Ticket Discounts
If you’d like to check out the events going on at Philadelphia’s Fashion Week, go to philadelphiafashionweek.org, and enter in the code PhillyMag. There’s a discount of 15% for readers of "The Goods".
Nordstrom Cherry Hill: Beauty on Location Event
This Saturday, the South Jersey Nordstrom will be holding a beauty art show highlighting the newest makeup, skincare and fragrance must-haves of the season, and offering complimentary makeup and skincare consultations. For more information call 856-773-5600 and ask for your favorite cosmetics counter. Appointment are necessary for consultations.
Sat., Oct. 3, 10-7
Joseph Anthony Retreat Spa and Salon: Style Wars
This relaxing suburban spa is holding their Style Wars competition this Sunday, where their top stylists will compete against each other to turn out the hottest fall looks. The reception and fashion show is in the evening, complete with hors d’oeuvres and refreshments.
Sun., Oct. 4, 6-9
Grasshopper: Fall Finery Sale
This trendy Washington Square boutique is marking down all of its new fall merchandise (not including vintage items) by 25 percent, for this weekend only.
Fri., Oct. 2 through Sun., Oct. 4
Georgie Girl Boutique: Book Signing
Come to this pretty lingerie and clothing shop on Haddonfield’s main drag this Friday for their book signing for Amy Link, a breast-cancer survivor who write a children’s book, My Mommy Wears a Wig. Purchase her book, and 10 percent of the proceeds will go to breast cancer research.
Fri., Oct. 2
Obvi: First Friday Sale
This girly West Chester boutique is celebrating the town’s First Friday by marking down everything in the store by 10 percent, and staying open late.
Fri., Oct. 2
Kellijane: Linen Sale
This lovely Rittenhouse linen boutique is marking down all of their in-stock table linens by 25 percent for the entire month of October.
Sevilla Smith: Trunk Show and Sale
This 2009 Best of Philly winner is hosting a trunk show this Saturday for the sustainable designs of Ryann, while offering 10 percent off everything in the store during the party. White wine sangria and treats from Tartes will be served.
Sat., Oct. 3, 1-5
Three Sirens Boutique: Typhaney B. Jewelry Trunk Show
This petite Old City boutique is holding a trunk show this Friday for local jewelry designer Typhaney Shanker’s line of fabulous jewelry, Typhaney B. Jewelry. Come by to check out her one-of-a-kind and limited designs.
Fri., Oct. 2, 6-9