Weekend Shopping Report: 6 Must-Hit Sales and Events
Forget Joaquin. This weekend has a ton of great shopping in store, from trunk shows and vintage pop-ups to antique sales and fall festivals. Here are six of the best sales and events going on this weekend. (Plus: Where to find Shoppist’s pop-up market!)
Moon + Arrow Autumnal Equinox Party: Party with Moon + Arrow tomorrow night and enjoy a 20 percent discount on M+A Jewels and 50 percent off summer vintage. Yes, there will be food: gluten-free sweets, vegan treats and herbal cocktails from Barlume Apothecary. The night also kicks off the opening of RARE CO. Vintage’s pop-up shop. Don’t miss it. Friday, 6pm-10pm. 754 South 4th Street, Queen Village.
Meadowsweet Mercantile Trunk Show: Organic linens and leather meets minimalist metalwork this Saturday at Meadowsweet’s gorgeous Old City space. The show features locally made goods from Asarum Designs and Arden + James, whose earthy canvas and leather totes we featured last spring. Oh, and free java from Menagerie Coffee. Saturday, 11am-8pm. 47 North 2nd Street, Old City.
Midtown Village Fall Festival: UPDATE: We have canceled our Shoppist Pop-Up Market due to weather concerns, but the the Fall Festival is still on! We’re hosting our first Shoppist Pop-Up Market at the Midtown Village Fall Festival, rain or shine. While you’re enjoying delicious small bites, craft beer and live music, come say hello at our booth (located at the corner of 13th and Chestnut) and check out all the things we love from our favorite local boutiques, like Occasionette, Aoki, Omoi Zakka and Philadelphia Independents. Saturday, 12pm-8pm. Midtown Village.
Artefact Architectural Antiques Annual Sale: Feel like taking a drive out to Bucks County for some antiquing? Explore the coolest salvage shop outside of Philly this weekend, when you’ll get a 20 percent discount on their entire sprawling inventory of vintage furniture and goods. There’s also a free wine tasting in the evening. And all to celebrate its 28th anniversary. Friday-Saturday, 10am-6pm. 790 Edison Furlong Road, Furlong.
Rikumo Moving Sale: Celebrate the relocation of this Japanese import shop from Callowhill to 1216 Walnut Street by taking 50 percent off your purchase. Plus, they’ll be serving up hot green tea, the perfect antidote to a chilly October weekend. Friday-Saturday, 10am-5pm. 428 North 13th Street, Apt. 3D, Callowhill.
Egan Day ‘Fall Into Essentials’ Trunk Show: Owner Kate Egan somehow manages to find the most incredible designers and artisans, and this weekend she’s welcoming two of her latest finds to the shop. Head there on Saturday afternoon to see and shop gorgeous bags by Melete Design and supremely posh cashmere blankets and apothecary goods by J. M. Generals. Saturday, 12-5pm, 260 South 16th Street, Rittenhouse.
Bernie Robbins Moving Sale: The ubiquitous jeweler is relocating its Radnor and Newtown locations and offering up to 70 percent off major jewelry and wedding rings starting this Saturday until the end of next week. (Think huge diamond baubles as low as $500.) Saturday, 10am-5pm, Sunday, 11am-4pm. The Radnor Hotel, 595 East Lancaster Avenue, Radnor. Saturday, 10:30am-6pm, Sunday, 11am-4pm. 2123 South Eagle Road, Newtown.