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Best Boutique

2014 BEST Boutique Expansion

Erdon

South Jersey’s mecca of boundary-pushing fashion set up shop in Old City this spring, so those who fear crossing into the Garden State can score Acne and Maison Kitsune this side of the river. (Take note: The original Marlton location is moving to the Moorestown Mall this fall.)

162 North 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-923-0300 | Website


2014 BEST Women's Boutique

Vagabond

37 North 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA

Vagabond is all about variety: Vintage clothes share racks with indie labels; super-affordable blouses hang next to investment-piece dresses; shoes line up next to skeins of yarn and cross-body bags. The one thing all this stuff has in common? It’ll make your look instantly cooler. Read more »

2014 BEST New Women's Boutique

Style Camp

8433 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Owned by mom-daughter duo Bitsy and Natalie Rhoda, this year-old shop, which recently settled into a bigger location at the top of Germantown Avenue, is sort of like an Instagram filter: The clothes and accessories in it from both revered and indie brands, like Kowtow, Saint James and Paper Denim make you look chicer than… Read more »

2014 BEST Trendy Clothes

Nich Boutique

29 South High Street, West Chester, PA

Maybe it doesn’t make so much sense to splurge on that one-season wonder. (Leather crop tops, anyone?) Enter Nich, a wildly inexpensive boutique where you can find of-the-moment tanks, dresses, skirts, shoes and jewelry for well under $50. Score of the century? The table full of fun and quirky $10 sunglasses. Read more »

2013 BEST Boho Boutique

Adorn Boutique

1314 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

If Sarah Lewiss Fishtown shop had existed during your requisite college hippie phase, Birkenstocks and bad tie-dye would have given way to one-of-a-kind handcrafted amethyst rings, exotic embroidered bags from India, and the kind of delicate cotton tunics you still want to wear today. Read more »

2013 BEST Edgy Boutique

Eaves Boutique

105 North Aberdeen Avenue, Wayne, PA

If you think Main Line fashion is all Lilly Pulitzer and J.Crew, you havent been to former Urban exec Susan Ahns one-year-old whitewashed Wayne boutique, where Rag & Bone shares rack space with A.L.C. and Clover Canyon. Her beachier picks from Antik Batik and Ace & Jig will make you want to beeline your newfound… Read more »

2013 BEST Women's Boutique for Brands You Don't Know About

Geisha House

149 North 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA

The store name conjures kimonos, but the racks here loaded with edgy, mostly Australian brands like Cameo, Maurie & Eve, Keepsake and Finders Keepers are more beachy than bento. There are boho maxi dresses and eclectic jewelry from Cali-based designers, too all feminine, with a splash of sex appeal. And those Japanese brands? Theyre coming… Read more »

2010 BEST New Boutique

Sa Va

1700 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA

When, last year, clothing designer Sarah van Aken opened a boutique filled with pretty shifts and smart suits and frilly skirts conceived, sewn and finished in her studio next door, by real people it felt like these pretty things were being made just for us. Well, us ladies. Read more »

2010 BEST Prom Boutique

Sorella

23 East State Street, Media, PA

She might not channel Beyonc in her everyday life, but if she’d like to glam it up for the prom which she can actually do, if she so chooses, in Mama Beyonc’s line, House of Deron then take her to the downstairs Prom Lounge of this fashionable boutique on Media’s so-cute main drag. She’ll find… Read more »

2010 BEST Women's Boutique (30s and Under)

Lolita

4021 Kennett Pike, Greenville, DE

Every woman of style has her little secrets: This hot pink boutique in Greenville, Delaware, should be yours. Michelle Carini and Jill Berger the women of style who opened the place have fostered an easy L.A. vibe, with tees and tanks and flirty dresses galore, from labels you can’t find just anywhere: Wildfox, LnA, Daftbird,… Read more »

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