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6 New Bookstores to Check Out Around Philly

A theory: Amazon didn’t pick Philly because our independent bookstore scene intimidated the hell out of them. Here are six (newish) shops worth scouting. Uncle […]

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11 Trader Joe’s Gems You Can Buy Right From Amazon

This post has been updated. You know those times when you really don’t want to schlep to Trader Joe’s, but you’re dying for avocado sprinkled with the […]

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The Stylish, Philly-Designed Laptop Backpack You’ll Carry With Pride

Lindsay Fiegleman, founder of Fishtown accessories brand Sticks + Stones, began to notice something about the men of Philly: More and more were paying attention […]

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These One-of-a-Kind Throw Pillows Are Guaranteed to Spark Joy

In the age of Marie Kondo-esque minimalism (we, too, are banishing anything that doesn’t “spark joy”), goods worthy of your home can’t just be beautiful […]

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A Hip Jewelry Store, an Athleisure Boutique, and Other New Philly Shops to Check Out

There’s plenty of new boutiques, spas, and more to check out around Philly. Here, your guide to the best new Philly stores and retail that […]

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“Thinking Putty” Is the Self-Care Desk Accessory You Need Right Now

I’m mixing violet goo into an iridescent blob of “shimmerizer” pigment that’s oddly reminiscent of my favorite Urban Decay eye shadow. The blob catches the […]

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This Architectural Necklace Should Replace All Your Sparkly Statement Jewelry

The year 2019 is all about being bold while also being unexpected. Skip glittery statement pieces and choose something with more dimension, like this oversize […]

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This Philly Designer Makes Luxurious Slides You’ll Want to Wear Everywhere

Designer Alana Oates, 31, launched Llani, a globally inspired footwear line, in 2016. Now, her one-of-a-kind shoes ship all over the world. What I Make: […]

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Covet: These White Hot Boots Are the Winter Footwear You Need

If you’ve been trendspotting lately, you’ll have noticed that celebs like Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner (who has recently been seen at Sixers games) have […]

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This Philadelphia-Based Activewear Brand Just Opened a Gorgeous New Boutique

Since Endeavor Athletic opened their first brick-and-mortar store in Rittenhouse, it’s been a pretty active hub for fitness lovers. Not only does the Philadelphia-based activewear […]

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The Best Health Gifts of 2018, According to Philly Fitness Pros

When it comes to fitness stuff, shopping isn’t easy. While something may look good, function is just as — if not more! — important. That’s why we […]

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11 Locally Made Candles You Can Gift to Just About Anyone

The holiday season is here, and with it, a lot of gift giving. But you know what’s a great gift that’s also incredibly easy? Candles. […]

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The Know-It-All Guide to Buying Art in Philadelphia

Buying 101: Five things every budding Philly collector should know Strokes of Genius: Buyers, take note, these local stars who are about to make it […]

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Will Our Obsession With Neighborhood Gear Ever End?

It started with a poster: the city skyline, up on people’s walls, in the early 2000s. Then it was “Philly” emblazoned in bold typeface on […]

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Guys, Listen Up: This Is The Most Badass Topcoat We’ve Seen All Year

Tweed conjures up a certain image: an old man in a British pub, smoking a pipe. It telegraphs traditional and classy — it’s just never […]