Web Original: Style Report: Studio CL Answers Our dreams, Craft Shows Abound, Happy B-Day, Conspiracy!


Studio CL salon is offering something that was custom-made for me: Book an appointment for one of their addictive dry cuts, color, blowout or mani/pedi that same day and, not only will they squeeze you in, you’ll receive 20 percent off. They are calling it the Recession Buster, I’m calling it an answer to my last-minute prayers.

It’s holiday-craft show season. If you are into making the rounds, there are two coming up: World Café Live hosts a show on Sunday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. (look out for local jewelry designer Bijou X’s stuff). Twenty-five local artists gather at Strawberry Mansion on Friday, Saturday and Sunday to show off their goods. Bonus: Get a tour of the cool, old house.

Happy 2nd Birthday, Best Of Philly winner Conspiracy Showroom! Be one of the first 15 shoppers to stop by the hip women’s store on the 13th (from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.) and you’ll get a free goodie bag with purchase. Oh, and pay in cash (who likes credit cards anyway, these days) and you’ll get 10-percent off your purchase.

Don’t forget to get your haircut on Sunday. It’s HopeCuts day, where local salons give cuts and manicures at a discounted price and donate all proceeds to cancer research. Interesting tidbit: It’s now a national program that has raised over $1 mill, but started here in Philly. For a list of salons, visit hopecuts.org.

Read last week’s Style Report here