Best of Philly

Best Boutique

2017 Best Edgy Boutique


In the age of designer weed (and loose laws), it seems only fitting that this Camden-based e-shop is turning out an artful line of rose-gold grinders, crystal pipes and opal ashtrays. Who knew lighting up could look so chic?


2017 Best Kirna Zabête

Kirna Zabête

915 West Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA Website

Come for the Gucci frocks, Marc Jacobs blouses and Saint Laurent jackets; stay for the tucked-away accessory room and endless outfit inspiration, courtesy of the […] Read more »

2017 Best Yowie


716 South 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

Picture an of-the-moment art gallery: minimalist white walls, colorful sculptures, a painfully cool curator. Now, imagine everything is for sale. That’s Yowie—except the sculptures are […] Read more »

2017 Best Rennes


135 North 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

If the name alone conjures images of French hilltop villages, just wait until you visit. With bleached floorboards, tidy tables of accessories, and racks of […] Read more »

2016 Best Shop Sixty Five

Shop Sixty Five

1921 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

One look at owner Linda LaRosa, always outfitted in a rocker tee, leather jacket and ripped skinnies, and you’ll want to be her — or […] Read more »

2016 Best Ella’s Grove

Ella’s Grove

385 Lancaster Avenue, Haverford, PA Website

Where fringe, fur, studs, suede, denim and diamonds all live happily together. Read more »

2016 Best MAARK Concept

MAARK Concept

1540 South Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

This six-month-old boutique corrals Philly’s fiercest fledgling design talent (Senpai + Kohai, Lobo Mau, Meri + Fete) into one boundary-pushing space, proving that the cool […] Read more »

2016 Best Egan Rittenhouse

Egan Rittenhouse

210 West Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA Website

Call us gluttons, but ever since Kate Egan opened her jewelry store back in 2008, we’ve been aching for her to do more. Finally, she […] Read more »

2015 Best Vagabond


37 North 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

For the better part of a decade, Vagabond has managed to stay fresh without ever veering from a finely tuned aesthetic — one part bohemian, […] Read more »

2014 Best Nich Boutique

Nich Boutique

29 South High Street, West Chester, PA Website

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 […] Read more »

2014 Best Style Camp

Style Camp

8433 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA Website

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 […] Read more »

2014 Best Vagabond


37 North 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

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 […] Read more »

2014 Best Erdon


162 North 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

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 […] Read more »

2013 Best Eaves Boutique

Eaves Boutique

105 North Aberdeen Avenue, Wayne, PA Website

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, […] Read more »

2013 Best Adorn Boutique

Adorn Boutique

1314 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA Website

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 […] Read more »