Skirt Alert

Bryn Mawr's one-stop style shop expands

The Technicolor shop from 1964's Les Parapluies de Cherbourg (you know, Catherine Deneuve's first movie, where she sings, dances, and — spoiler alert — marries the jeweler) used to be my ultimate paradise. The wallpaper. The hairdos. The


The Technicolor shop from 1964's Les Parapluies de Cherbourg (you know, Catherine Deneuve's first movie, where she sings, dances, and — spoiler alert — marries the jeweler) used to be my ultimate paradise. The wallpaper. The hairdos. The parapluies. But now that Skirt has moved from its original location to a four-times-larger, Hollywood Regency-ish space designed by Chestnut Hill's Mona Ross Berman, well, I realize I've been wrong all these years. My ultimate paradise sells Tory Burch ballet flats, AG “The Stilt” jeans and Rebecca Taylor suits — plus the usual complement of Nanette Lepore, Chaiken and Milly — not umbrellas. Duh.

931 Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr, 610-520-0222.

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