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What Maximalist Studios’ Jaithan Kochar and Eddie Ross Can’t Live Without

Wayne residents Jaithan Kochar and Eddie Ross are design whizzes and co-owners of Maximalist Studios, an impressive new creative and events space in Norristown. Here, […]

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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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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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Connoisseur: Wendell Holland’s Favorite Things

That’s right: West Philly resident Wendell Holland is a Penn Law grad, founder of furniture company Beve Unlimited, and the winner of last spring’s Survivor: […]

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Connoisseur: Alex Gushner’s Favorite Things

The fourth-generation Boyds men’s buyer told us all about the new $10M Boyds renovation, his favorite places to dine and drink, and his scouting trips […]

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Connoisseur: Sydney Grims’ Favorite Things

As director of business development for her family’s Fearless Restaurants, Sydney Grims is a rising Philly dining-scene star — the one behind the pop-y rebrand […]

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Connoisseur: Mike Ski’s Favorite Things

As owner of sought-after design firm and tattoo studio True Hand Society, Ski has dreamed up the branding for some of Philly’s best shops, restaurants, […]

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Connoisseur: Randi Sirkin’s Favorite Things

Randi Sirkin has been making magic happen inside Stephen Starr’s restaurants for decades. Here, a few of her favorite things: Treasures On my feet: Ann […]

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Edmondo Blando’s Favorite Things

The fashionable, fast-talking owner of Salon Vanity in Rittenhouse tends to the tresses of many a Philly socialite and news anchor. Here, he dishes on […]

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Connoisseur: Mark Kuhn’s Favorite Things

The CEO of Oat Foundry — the local artsy engineering agency that builds Honeygrow’s split flap signs and sconces for Stephen Starr’s Le Coucou — […]

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Connoisseur: Nicole Cole’s Favorite Things

At home: Nicole Cole’s eye for utility and elegance extends to everything she touches, be it the bowls and planters she makes at Vestige Home; […]

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Connoisseur: Andrea Kyan’s Favorite Things

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Connoisseur: Lauren Priori’s Favorite Things

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