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City Life

Philadelphia Black-Owned Bookstores You Can Shop at Now

Looking for ways to support Philly black-owned businesses? Looking for ways to educate yourself? You can do both by shopping at these Philadelphia bookstores. Uncle […]

clove shoes
Life & Style

The Wharton Grad Making Health-Care Worker Shoes That Look As Good As They Feel

Joe Ammon’s wife — a nurse at Penn Medicine — could never find the perfect work shoe, so he set out to make one for […]

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Life & Style

9 Ways Philly Boutiques, Brands, and Makers Pivoted Quickly Amid the Coronavirus Crisis

Just like restaurants, Philly’s boutiques, brands and makers have had to pivot — and quickly. Here are nine ways area shops are adapting to the […]

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Life & Style

How Philly Leather Goods Brand Hemlock and Hyde Got Its Start

Leanne Polidore on Hemlock and Hyde, the booming leather-goods brand she creates with her husband, Nick, out of their Mount Airy studio. What we make: […]

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Life & Style

This Silent Guitar Has a Headphone Jack for Stealthy Home Jam Sessions

Though it’s striking enough to hang as a piece of art, the Yamaha Silent Guitar has way too many impressive features to let it sit […]

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City Life

Why Are We All So Obsessed With HomeGoods?

It’s a Monday morning at the HomeGoods in Langhorne. An employee walks out of the store holding a giant canvas painting—an abstract of oceanic blues, […]

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Be Well Philly

The Sable Collective Is Bringing Joy and Wellness to the Fashion District

The Sable Collective, which previously shared a space with natural hair salon Duafe in North Philly, now has its own storefront in the Fashion District […]

Be Well Philly

Sorry, We’re Never Changing Out of Addison Bay’s New Leggings

Some people will say leggings are not pants and should only be saved for the gym. We’re here to remind you that you don’t need […]

simitri designs
Life & Style

The Center City Designer Behind a Cool Line of Hand-Embroidered Bags

What I Make: “Hand-embroidered bags and purses. We use sequins, beads, metals, and fabrics made with heritage Indian techniques like Kalamkari block-printing and Kutch embroidery. I […]

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Things to Do

10 Things Every Smart Parent Needs on Their Disney World Packing List

Sure, it’s easy to buy pretty much anything you forget to pack right at the park, but with a little planning (and our sweet insider […]

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Life & Style

Renting Your Wardrobe Is a Terrible Idea

Once upon a time, if you wanted a new album or movie, you had to go out and buy it. Then the internet happened, and […]

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Life & Style

4 Gorgeous Plant Stores Where You Can Fill Your Home With Green

Being a plant mom is the new being a dog mom is the new being an actual mom … or something like that? Here, the […]

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Be Well Philly

The Best Health, Wellness, and Fitness Amazon Prime Day Deals

Amazon Prime Day is basically Black Friday in the summer, except Prime members literally don’t need to leave the house in order to scoop up […]

Life & Style

This Strapless One-Piece Is 2019’s Answer to the Itsy Bitsy Bikini

If you’re still on the fence as to whether the one-piece can be sexy, it’s time to embrace the new wave. A perfect fit and […]

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Life & Style

Add Some Shine to Your Summer Fashion Game With These 8 Glittery Gold Pieces

Don’t just highlight dewy summer skin with glittering jewelry; go for broke with bold, bossy aureate everything. 1. Elina Plus clutch, $1,850 at Boyds, Rittenhouse. […]