Weekend Shopping Report: 6 Must-Hit Sales and Events

Weekend Sale

From left: Melete bags at Egan Day this weekend; Meadowsweet Mercantile in Old City.

Forget Joaquin. This weekend has a ton of great shopping in store, from trunk shows and vintage pop-ups to antique sales and fall festivals. Here are six of the best sales and events going on this weekend. (Plus: Where to find Shoppist’s pop-up market!) Read more »

Major Fall Sale Alert: Knit Wit’s “Secret Sale Room” Is Officially Open

Knit Wit

Great goods. | Images via Knit Wit.

If our most recent Behind the Buy has inspired you to get in gear for the fall season, then we have great news: Knit Wit just kicked off a major end-of-season sale at its Bryn Mawr outpost. And we’re not just talking about a few scattered racks; there’s an entire room devoted to major designer deals.

Here’s what you’ll find. (A.L.C. and Phillip Lim ahead!)

10 Must-Shop Labor Day Weekend Sales


Treat yo’self. | Shutterstock.


Happy long weekend! (You’re so close.) In honor of Labor Day, reap the fruit of your labors with a little (or large) splurge. We scouted out the best Labor Day sales in the city, which — bonus! — include a few discounts exclusive to Shoppist readers (we love it). Here are the six boutiques helping you shop smart over the holiday, and some online sales to check out if you’re headed out of town.  Read more »

There’s a Huge, Must-Shop Vintage Sale Tomorrow


Vintage heaven. | Image via Malena’s Vintage Boutique.

One of my favorite vintage shops in the area, Malena’s Vintage, is tucked on a corner of semi-sleepy West Gay Street in West Chester. I’ve found some incredible pieces there, like this studded leather jacket and this crinoline slip; owner Malena has a great eye and, if you’re lucky, she’ll take you into her next-door showroom, where she stocks pieces that haven’t yet made it onto the store floor. Tomorrow, though, she’s opening up this secret showroom to the public — and discounting everything. 

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Philly’s Best Deals, Secret Sale Racks and Little-Known Freebies


Happy shopper. | Shutterstock.

Because everybody loves a deal, and no one knows how to sniff them out like we do. Here is your guide to the deals, steals and secrets of shopping Philly on the cheap, and how to nab the city’s best freebies. And hey, it’s not all clothing and accessories here. We’ve got tech, culture and fitness classes in the mix, too. Keep reading and then flex your savvy shopping muscles.  Read more »

Shop This Now: Huge Summer Sale at Mushmina in Wayne


Global goods at Mushmina. | Photo via Mushmina.

The sale to shop now: Mushmina‘s major summer discount rack, where you’ll now get an extra 10 percent off globally sourced goods (tops, dresses and, my fave part, baskets), all already discounted up to 60 percent off. While you’re there, check out the brand-new selection of fringed and embossed leather bags and hand-loomed Moroccan carpets. It’s all the perfect way to indulge summer wanderlust.

The Details: 164 East Lancaster Avenue, Wayne.

Secret Shopping Tip: The Coolest Philly-Made Bohemian Jewelry Is On Sale Today Only


Geography 541’s handmade pieces. | Image via Geography 541.

The first email to ding into our inboxes this morning — at 12am sharp — was from Philly-based jewelry brand Geography 541. You’ve probably read about the brand on our blog (if not, check this out!); we’re huge fans of Madeline Tolle’s gypset-style, year-old line of accessories, each one handmade in Philly, featuring handwoven textiles, colorful tassels and antique brass. And, thanks to the early-morning email, we know that today only, in honor of Madeline’s birthday, everything on the site is 40 percent off. (Use code BDAY.)

I’ve scrolled through the collection several times today. Here’s what’s currently in my shopping cart:  Read more »

7 Editor-Approved Sales and Shopping Events to Hit This Weekend


This weekend’s shopping standouts: Shoes from Bus Stop, dresses from Jade’s Closet, and cheeky cross-stitch on East Passyunk.

There are so many great sales happening now, so it was a tad hard to whittle them down to the best. But I’ve done it, and they’re all right here in one handy list. Whether you’re looking for furniture, shoes, letterpress or apparel, I’ve got you covered. Happy shopping, friends.  Read more »

Everything at Rittenhouse Jewelry Boutique TownHome Is On Sale This Week


TownHome’s small but airy Rittenhouse location. | Images via Facebook.

If you find yourself wandering Rittenhouse — specifically, the 1600 block of Walnut Street — this week, here’s a tip: Pop into TownHome. The jewelry store is very tiny, very lovely, and very air-conditioned. It’s also very much in summer sale mode.

This week, every single piece is up to 50 percent off. While they can’t name-drop, I can tell you this: The sale is storewide, and they carry brands like Dana Rebecca, Me+Ro, Jamie Kole and Jennifer Zeuner. So you do the math.

The Details: TownHome, 1616 Walnut Street, Rittenhouse, 215-972-5100.

Per Lei Boutique Is Closing Its Sea Isle Location, Holding Huge Clear-Out Sale


Per Lei’s Sea Isle location.

The latest in Shore store news: Per Lei is shuttering its Sea Isle location. The boutique, which also has locations in Media and Avalon, is clearing out stock now (read: hefty sales).

Right now, get up to 50 percent off all clothing and accessories at the Sea Isle location (home and baby goods are not discounted). It’s first-come, first-serve: The store doors will close once all merch is cleared out. Read more »

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