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Be Well Philly

4 Philly-Area Kettlebell Workouts That’ll Help You Get Stronger

Old-school kettlebells may not seem very sexy, but their local fan following is growing. And that’s no surprise: Kettlebell classes let you get cardio in […]

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Life & Style

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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Life & Style

Girl Scouts Exec Kim E. Fraites-Dow’s Favorite Things

With business savvy and a stylish eye, Radnor resident Fraites-Dow has helped to build institutions like the Franklin Institute and the Philadelphia Orchestra. Now, she’s […]

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Life & Style

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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Life & Style

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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Life & Style

“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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Property

Uber for House Hunting and Other Start-ups Changing the Philly Real Estate Game

When real estate investors Steve D’Agostino and Josh Evans lost out on a South Jersey property because they couldn’t get an agent to show up […]

Life & Style

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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Life & Style

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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Life & Style

Look Inside a Kennett Square Farmhouse That Combines East Coast Chic With Equestrian Decor

Competitive horseback riding took one Los Angeles-based family around the world. But when they found themselves frequently returning to Radnor to train and compete, they […]

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Life & Style

9 Surprisingly Stylish Ways to Wear Tweed This Winter

Bold, flecked colors and edgy frayed finishes give this one-staid fabric a modern makeover. Here, find nine updated ways to wear the textured, eye-catching look. […]

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Life & Style

How to Plan Your Dream Weekend at the Lokal A-Frame Cabin

Flying south for the winter is fine, but let us make the case for leaning into the season: flannel, fire pits and gourmet meals in […]

Life & Style

These Women Entrepreneurs Are Redefining Plus-Size Shopping in Philly

The purpose of my trip to Target wasn’t to buy clothes — it never is. But I took a lap through the clothing section anyway, […]

Life & Style

Connoisseur: Naomi Stein’s Favorite Things

Washington Square West resident Naomi Stein, owner of Design Manifest, has been dreaming up gorgeous interior design plans for local movers and shakers for years. […]

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Be Well Philly

5 New Rock Climbing Gyms to Check Out Around Philadelphia

Next year, indoor rock-climbing debuts as an Olympic sport in Tokyo. Locally, people are flipping out over it, too. In fact, we’re in the middle […]