retail therapy
Opinion

Why Do We Think Buying Stuff Will Change Who We Are?

Because sometimes, just sometimes, it does.


michelle gage's house
News

How Interior Designer Michelle Gage Totally Remade Her 1927 Villanova Home

Symone Salib
Q&A

Muralist Symone Salib on the Philly Places and Things She Can’t Live Without

Best of Philly 2021: Shopping & Style
BEST OF PHILLY

Best of Philly 2021: Shopping & Style

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michelle gage's house
News

How Interior Designer Michelle Gage Totally Remade Her 1927 Villanova Home

The quirky stone colonial is a study in patterns and playful exuberance.

retail therapy
Opinion

Why Do We Think Buying Stuff Will Change Who We Are?

When it comes to shopping, hope springs eternal.

Symone Salib
Q&A

Muralist Symone Salib on the Philly Places and Things She Can’t Live Without

The artist and educator gives a peek into her colorful world.

smokeless fire pit
News

This Lancaster-Made Smokeless Firepit Will Heat Up Your Crisp Fall Nights

Big enough to gather friends around, small enough to fit on your patio.

fall fashion
News

What We’re Wearing Now That We’re Finally Getting Dressed Up Again

Whether you’re off to a gala or the grocery store, now’s the time to make a style statement with bold colors, mixed textures, and a long-overdue return to elegance.

Bilenky Cycle Works
News

North Philly’s Bilenky Cycle Works Makes Some of the Coolest Bikes Around

Get to know one of their models — a sleek steel-framed mountain bike called the Hedgehog.


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This Chic Boutique Hotel Honors the Powerhouse Women’s Org That Once Occupied the Building

Rohe Creative’s all-female team wove history throughout Washington Square West’s new “invisible service” hotel.

Brian Balthazar
Q&A

Love It or List It Exec Brian Balthazar Has a New Show Set in Philly. Here’s What He Can’t Live Without

His new Philly-based production company shot Tough Love with Hilary Farr here. The show premieres in November.

mullets
Opinion

Don’t Look Now, but the Mullet, History’s Most Maligned Hairstyle, Is Back

Business in the front, party in the back, and better than ever.

Barette Widell house
News

Look Inside the Wild and Wonderful Home of Interior Designer Barette Widell

Included: a “ladies’ lounge” highlighted by a pink neon sign and a powder room designed to feel like a jewel box.

Bungee Oblečení
Q&A

Darrell Alston on His Luxury Sneaker and Apparel Brand, Bungee Oblečení

The designer chats about designing shoes in prison and treating footwear like a work of art.

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50 Best Shops in Philadelphia

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mom bathing suit
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In Defense of the Ugly But Glorious Mom Swimsuit

You say bathing tunic, I say super-practical, totally functional do-anything-you-want-in-it pool attire.

jersey shore tropical house design
News

This Bright and Airy Shore House Was Inspired by a Bahamian Hotel

Main Line designer Stephanie Kraus brought tropical prints and fun pops of color to the Ocean City residence.

News

Ready to Redecorate? Start With These Pretty, Philly-Made Wallpapers

Plus, tips from Abington-based wallpaper whiz Randy Bardol on how to make them pop.

lady lancaster
Q&A

Meet the Lancaster Clothier Turning Vintage Quilts Into Wearable Art

Elizabeth Leaman of Lady Lancaster on bringing quilting culture to a new generation.

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