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Field Guide


Field Guide: 8 Places to Eat, Drink and Shop on Fabric Row

A longtime trove for all things textile, Fabric Row has evolved in recent years, welcoming a slew of new stops — beyond fabric outposts — […]


6 Gorgeous Local Shops for Tricking Out Your Garden and Outdoor Spaces

Although winter’s chill has well overstayed its welcome, we want to happily remind you that it’s May, people! Summer is just around the corner, which means […]


6 Philly Salons You Can Trust Wholeheartedly With Your Natural Hair

For women of color, getting our hair done at the salon is a gamble. Many upscale salons and spas often aren’t equipped to handle our unique hair needs […]


The Shoppist Guide: 5 Shops With the Best Pope Memorabilia

So you’ve made the decision to brave the streets of Philly during Papal Visit 2015; your shopping game face is on and you’ve mentally prepped (or […]


Field Guide: 5 Best Places to Get a Bikini Wax in Philly

In the grand list of things we do in the name of beauty and self-maintenance, bikini waxes are down at the very bottom of the […]


How to Get Everything Custom-Made for You in Philly

Off-the-rack doesn’t always cut it the age of custom everything. Here, six local services, from artisanal cobblers to jewelers, that forgo mass production in lieu […]


How to Shop Philly Vintage Stores on Instagram

I follow a lot of Philly shops on Instagram. It helps me keep my finger on the pulse of the retail scene, and quite often it’s […]


Field Guide: 5 Cozy, Luxe Log Cabins For a Winter Getaway

Turn the chilling temps into something memorable by renting one of these postcard-perfect (totally luxe!) wooden cabins for a weekend this winter.


The Best Places to Buy Flowers in Philly and the Suburbs

Easily the most fail-safe Valentine’s Day gift, flowers have come a long way from the dozen red roses cliché. From the Paris-inspired to the super luxe, […]


Field Guide: 5 Best Fall Beauty Treatments

Following Starbuck’s announcement of the Chestnut Praline latte, its first new holiday beverage since 2009, some seasonal beverage devotees found themselves clutching their PSL’s for dear […]


Field Guide: 5 Insanely Posh Dog Hotels

What A Good Dog // Frazer Owner Mary Remer, who’s spent more than 30 years training dogs, believes socialization makes most canines happiest, so she […]


Field Guide: 5 Awesome Local Beauty Stores (That Aren’t Sephora)

Rescue When the spa moved to 16th and Walnut, it expanded its services (hello, Best of Philly 2014 winner for blowouts!). But we really love the new location […]

Things to Do

Field Guide: 10 Artists To See at XPoNential Music Festival 2014

To help make your XPoNential Music Festival artist selections a little more bearable, we lay out some of our favorites that you should keep an ear out […]


Field Guide: 5 Best Shops and Sights in Princeton

Come summer, Princeton’s collegiate crowd clears out, making this the perfect time to enjoy the area’s quaint, brainy charm. Here’s where to go first. Brick […]


Field Guide: 5 Best Spray Tan Salons in Philly

We Philly Mag editors have all had our fair share of spray tans. Nearly all of us pop in for an on-the-go glow before big events and appearance, […]