Your Plans for Tonight: 4th Friday at South Street Headhouse District

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Bus Stop boutique is participating in the event. | Image via Style Maniac.

Ready for your Friday night plans? Head to the South Street Headhouse District from 5pm to 9pm tonight for a neighborhood-wide celebration. Dozens of stores are participating with refreshments and sales — trust me, it’s worth breaking out your cozy sweaters for the event.

Some of the top shops to visit tonight: men’s store Armour (10 percent off select spring merch), Bus Stop ($25 gift card with a shoe purchase), brand-new 4th Street shop Steel Pony (uber-artsy handmade goods and refreshments), and Wilbur Vintage (20 percent off everything in the store, plus cocktails).  Read more »

Market Report: 5 Runway-Inspired Hairstyles for Spring That Are Surprisingly Easy

Sleek is in. | Image via Shutterstock

  • Beat humidity and spring’s other hair snafus with these five runway-inspired hairstyles. Bring on the braids and coiled buns! [Glamour]
  • Christian Louboutin has expanded its selection of nude heels to include more shades. [The Cut]
  • This application technique will make your favorite face mask even more effective (read: the most glowy skin ever). [Byrdie]

How many outfits during Blake Lively wear in a single day?

Shop Sixty Five’s Friends and Family Sale Starts Today

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Image via Shop Sixty Five

Grab your wallets, everyone: Shop Sixty Five‘s Friends and Family sale is going on right now. From today until Sunday, shoppers will score 20 percent off any in-store purchase made at either of the boutique locations. In addition to their noteworthy denim selection, they’re also stocking spring-y pieces from designer brands like Elizabeth & James, Helmut Lang and Nanette Lepore. Happy shopping!  Read more »

Why You Should Definitely Back Felt + Fat’s Kickstarter

We’re positively enamored. | Images via Instagram

This month in the print edition of Philadelphia magazine, we called out the Port Richmond-based ceramics line, Felt + Fat and teased an upcoming Kickstarter campaign. Well, exciting news: their Kickstarter is finally live and it’s your chance to nab some painfully cool dishware for yourself. Who knew we’d ever be this psyched about plates? Read more »

The Edit: 13 Funky Flats to Glam Up Your Wardrobe

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Believe me, I understand the urge to binge-buy sandals after keeping my toes cooped up in layers of wooly socks and boots. But hear me out: a pair of flats with raffia, glitter or quirky embellishments can be just as spring-worthy — and comfortable — as any pair of strappy sandals. Here, 13 pairs that will transform any airy summer dress or jeans-and-tee combo.  Read more »

Market Report: 7 Laundry Hacks You Need to Know Before Washing Your Denim

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  • Maintain your denim’s shape and pigment with these 7 game-changing laundry hacks. (Hint: swap your soap for vinegar.) [She Finds]
  • And while we’re talking denim, here’s how to find the best-fitting pair of jeans for your derriere with tips from the best denim experts in the biz. [Refinery29]
  • Step aside, Kylie Jenner. This easy lipstick layering trick is how Marilyn Monroe scored her full pout. [Town & Country]

The six soothing face mists that are worth purchasing.

Old City Is Getting an Awesome New Home and Lifestyle Shop

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A sneak peek of Meadowsweet Mercantile’s Mercantile’s new shop; the Manayunk location. | Photos via Facebook.

One person’s loss is another’s gain, and this adage holds true for neighborhoods, too. Case in point: Manayunk, which loses one its best stores, Meadowsweet Mercantile, today. The picture-perfect vintage/reclaimed/handmade home and lifestyle shop officially closed its Main Street location yesterday, though it will be having a major moving sale this weekend (more on that later). The shop is relocating to Old City, and will soft-open at 47 North 2nd Street on Friday, May 1st.

About that moving sale: Head to the Manayunk location (4390 Main Street) this Friday and Saturday from 12pm to 5pm to score some deals on the shop’s coolly rustic merch.

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Retail News: Macy’s in Suburban Square Is Closing

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Macy’s in Suburban Square. | Google Maps.

Suburban Square might be getting a Madewell next month, but the open-air shopping center is losing its department store. A rep from Macy’s confirmed that the company will be terminating its Ardmore lease in early 2016. The store will continue operations throughout 2015. Expect a final clearance sale around March of next year (these usually last about eight weeks, according to the rep), and a final closing around April.

No word on what will be taking its place, but stay tuned.

Saks Fifth Avenue’s Friends and Family Sale is Happening Right Now

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Image via Shutterstock

Tis’ the season for friends and family sales, everyone. Next up: Saks Fifth Avenue. Through April 27, the department store is offering 30 percent off much of the store (a 5 percent hike from last year!) as well as 20 percent off jewelry and triple points for card owners on anything that’s not included in the discounts.

To shop the sale online, use promo code FRNFAM at checkout. You can also peruse discount-eligible items (like these never-on-sale Loeffler Randall sandals) online. If you’ve been scoping out a splurge-worthy item, now’s the time to pull the trigger.  Read more »

These 8 Fashion Formulas Will Make Getting Ready in the Morning a Breeze

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Your morning routine just got a whole lot easier. | Shutterstock.

  • Streamline your morning routine by following these eight fashion formulas (think: how many rings to wear on each hand and how high you should cuff your jeans). [Refinery29]
  • Update your wardrobe with 30 spring-ready, budget-friendly bags under $300. [The Zoe Report]
  • Are these sandals the new Birkenstock? [Vogue]

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