Come Shop With Us — and Get Exclusive Discounts — at Ted Baker

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Ready for your next Thursday night plans? We’re throwing an exclusive shopping party at Ted Baker in the King of Prussia Mall. Guests will join me, the Ted Baker styling team and men’s style expert Sabir Peele for an exclusive night of after-hours shopping, live music, food, drinks and major discounts, plus the chance to shop Ted Baker’s new spring 2015 collection before anyone else.

The evening is first-come, first-serve — we’re only allowing about 30 people to join us — so be sure to mark down the date (Thursday, March 5th, from 6pm to 9pm), and RSVP here. About those discounts …

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Your Pajamas at Moko on Saturday

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Image via Shutterstock

As the old proverb goes: “Brunch is good, but champagne, dim sum, blow-outs and facials are better.” Just kidding, that’s my proverb, but it doesn’t make it any less true. Tomorrow February 14, stop by Old City’s Moko for Valentine’s Day beauty packages, a champagne elixir and rose facial and all-around girly fun. The best part? If you wear your pajamas, you’ll receive 10 percent off your services that day. That’s right, it’s totally appropriate—nay, encouraged—to wear cozy loungewear and get pampered tomorrow. Who needs dinner and a movie? Read more »

Ellelauri Is Having a Valentine’s Day Shopping Event Tonight

Image via Neff Associates

Image via Neff Associates

It turns out it’s completely possible to finish your Valentine’s Day shopping before February 13. All you need to do is swing by Ellelauri tonight between 5pm and 7pm to shop a bevy of favorite local brands like Duke & WinstonHenry A. DavidsenSafian & Rudolph with exclusive tonight-only discounts. Even better, discounted items are perfectly V-Day-centric so gifting is easy. Procrastinators, we found your Wednesday night plans.

Click here for discount info.

Punk Rock Flea Market Is Back This Saturday


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It’s baaaack. If you were anxiously awaiting the Punk Rock Flea Market‘s return, you’re in luck: The hip marketplace will be open this Saturday and Sunday. Housed in a massive warehouse, the flea market includes over 500 vendors (yes, seriously) and is a trove for knickknacks, old records, vintage clothes, jewelry (see: Rosebud Revival for super-chic minimalist pieces), art, food and tons of other goods. Don’t be fooled by the name: the market has something for everyone—no mohawk required.

Event details ahead.

Terrain Is Having a Holiday Open House This Weekend

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I think we’re all in agreement that November flew by far too quickly. Sure, Thanksgiving is still a week away, but before you know it, you’ll be trading in your turkey for tabletop Christmas trees, and foliage for festive lights. And who doesn’t love getting a head start? That’s where Terrain’s Holiday Open House comes in—and it’s just as whimsical and festive as it sounds.

Confession: We’re already listening to Christmas carols.

Global Shopping: My Little Redemption Opens in Old City, Mushmina Hosts Shopping Event

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Image via Mushmina Facebook

Philly is already home to a pretty impressive import shopping scene (see: Morihata, Millésimé, Via Bellissima, Omoi Zakka Shop and Curio Philadelphia). But today, our cluster of global-centric shops gets a boost thanks to My Little Redemption, a brand-new boutique in Old City that specializes in high-end Israeli designers, and a major shopping event at South Street’s Morcoccan boutique Mushmina.

Click here for all the details.

Ellelauri Opens New Location Tonight

Image via Neff Associates

Image via Neff Associates

Following recent major store openings like Century 21, Nordstrom Rack, and Timberland, we thought the Center City retail hurricane would be calming down for a bit. Not so. Remember when we got word in August that Philly-based lifestyle brand Ellelauri was trading in their pop-up digs in Shops at Liberty Place for a brick-and-mortar boutique in Rittenhouse? Well, the shop is opening its doors tonight and they’re inviting everyone to a grand opening event. Live on, retail hurricane!

We’ve got the event details and a sneak peek at the new location!

PHOTOS: Shoppist After Hours x NINObrand


A Q&A with designer Bela Shehu in her NINObrand atelier. (Thanks to Alex Kacala for the pic!)

Last week, I hosted our second Shoppist After Hours event at one of my fave spots in Philly: NINObrand‘s atelier just off of Rittenhouse Square. The space is minimal and modern—white, black, one splash of red in the form of a low-slung couch that sits by a rough-hewn wood table. The sparseness here is necessary: Anything more would take away from the subtle coolness of the clothing, all architectural folds and drapes that look so natural, you’d never guess the crazy skill and ultra-precise workmanship that lies behind them.

About 60 style-setters (and lots of shop owners!) gathered on Wednesday evening for a few hours of drinking (Spodee Wine was on hand to pour delicious cocktails!), mingling and shopping (check out the slideshow to see what I bought). NINObrand’s founder and designer, Bela Shehu, chatted about her inspirations, design philosophy, and just what she thinks about Philly style (she’s psyched about the singular style of the twentysomethings). It was inspiring all around. Check out the slideshow, and stay tuned for our next Shoppist After Hours event. (I can promise you this: It will be a good one.)

Click here for the pics.

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