Local boutiques are rolling out new spring arrivals and we’re opening them with open arms. However, nothing has us quite as excited as Eaves‘ spring lookbook. Filled with crisp whites, quilted lightweight jackets and all types of linen, it’s basically spring perfection. All the looks are styled in a way that’s so accessible, you’ll be picking out whole outfits to recreate (that metallic tank and linen pant combo is just divine). Only 21 days until spring! Read more »
It’s time for another weekend sale guide, friends. Kick off your Friday with steep discounts on everything from a new pair of sunnies to spring merch (yippee!) to natural beauty remedies. Happy shopping! Read more »
Best of Philly voting season is upon us! In anticipation for our August Best of Philly issue, Philadelphia magazine invites readers to weigh in on a BOP category each month. Then in June, we select the three most popular nominees and again open it to a vote to name the winners. This month, we want to know your favorite, most blissful, oasis-like day spas.
Do they have the plushest bath robes? Give the most pain-free extractions around? Knead out the knots in your neck with no second-day soreness? We want to know.
You can vote once a day, every day, until March 24th. Bonus: After voting, you’ll be entered to win two tickets to the annual Best of Philly party. So show your favorite spa some love. Read more »
From now until March 27, Chadds Ford’s furniture haven Studio 882 is offering 37 percent off all Baker Furniture including upholstery, casegoods and lighting. What it means: you can use that sweet discount on everything from modern picks like this console and this tufted chair or on more classic goods like this impossibly chic navy ottoman. To see everything marked down — there are 1,844 items! – click here. Your home could use a sprucing up before spring anyway, right? Read more »
Step away from the oft-Instragrammed J.Crew navy gingham shirt. The classic, while always a hit, can get majorly boring — and fast. From fresh embroidery accents (think Hawaiian dancers instead of lobsters) to unexpected textures like comfy, quilted cotton, there are tons of ways to up your shirt game without succumbing to the expected. Here, eight to get you started. Read more »
- Score high-end designer bags on the cheap by following these 7 genius tips. [WhoWhatWear]
- It costs a lot to look as beautiful as Kim Kardashian. Yep, someone calculated it. [Defamer]
- Here are all the lipsticks donned by your favorite celebs at the Oscars. (Chrissy Teigen and Emma Stone both wore drugstore brands!) [Elle]
A toasty caffeine fix needn’t be limited to coffee. Here’s how to best enjoy tea’s indisputable resurgence.
For cozy atmosphere:
The Random Tea Room & Curiosity Shop, Northern Liberties // This whimsical tearoom and herbal apothecary sells a bevy of authentic loose-leafs — like its tried-and-true chai — that have garnered quite the fan base. The quaint interior is irresistible — knickknack-strewn counters, pillows piled high in the booths, a clientele usually enthralled by a game of chess — making it the perfect place to curl up with a book and transport yourself. // 713 North 4th Street. Read more »
While the Oscar dresses were relatively ‘meh’ last night, the jewelry was on point. Margot Robbie donned fringe; Cate Blanchett wore a pile of turquoise; and Naomi Watts dazzled in a pair of massive sapphires. It all left us craving some bling for ourselves. Playfully art deco in green and sapphire, this statement ear cuff from Stone & Strand (it was founded by a Wharton grad) fits the bill. Plus, you don’t even need a Dior gown to wear it. Read more »
J.K. Simmons, we hate to admit it, but Bradley Cooper one-upped you last night. While you were imploring the Oscar audience to call their moms, local boy Cooper was already sitting right next to his mom, who just happens to be his usual awards-show date.
His mom, local resident Gloria Cooper, looked stunning in a black and teal embellished gown, which she complemented with a smattering of sparkly accessories. Of the baubles, her gorgeous statement earrings were a recent buy from Abington boutique Artware. Yep, that means you can go buy a pair for yourself. Read more »
- Bookmark this—stat. These 27 charts and infographics have all the answers to your makeup dilemmas. [Buzzfeed]
- We knew we weren’t supposed to grocery shop while hungry, but who knew it applied to clothing shopping, too? Studies show hungry shoppers spend more money. [Huffington Post]
- Nüwa Parfum smells “warm, dry, spicy, leathery and sensual.” And it costs $1,150. And it’s made with real gold. [The Cut]