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Mother of God: The Divine Lorraine Hotel Accessories Collection Is Everything You Need

Philly architecture geeks, listen up: The city’s best-loved abandoned building now has its own line of accessories. The grand historic hotel, which is slated to become a luxury apartment […]

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Secret Shopping Tip: The Coolest Philly-Made Bohemian Jewelry Is On Sale Today Only

The first email to ding into our inboxes this morning — at 12am sharp — was from Philly-based jewelry brand Geography 541. You’ve probably read about […]

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We’re Obsessed: Mason Dixon, Philly’s Brand-New Children’s Shoe Company

Attention, Philly moms: There’s a new, locally made line of children’s shoes coming out soon, and it’s adorable. The company is called Mason Dixon, and it turns out […]

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Buy This Now: Anthropologie Launches Exclusive Dress by Philly Designer Megan Swansen

We love watching local designers have their breakout moment, and for designer Megan Swansen, that moment is now. We’ve had our eye on the Philly-based designer since […]

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Monday Obsession: The Grown-Up Version of the Candy Necklace

The jewelry designs of Bala Cynwyd-based designer Joie DiGiovanni lean to bohemian side, with a splash of the spiritual — beads, stones, horns, evil eyes, Buddhas. But […]

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Coolest Service Ever: Take Your Favorite Jeans to Commonwealth Proper and They Will Make You Another Pair

We all have our favorite pair of jeans — mine were inky waxed-denim Rag & Bone skinnies with a zipper at the ankle. I had to remove […]

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The Perfect Spring Carryall Bag Is by Chadds Ford-Based Arden & James

Our new favorite local discovery? Chadds Ford-based Arden + James, a line of bags by industrial designer Bri Brant, who creates each piece entirely by hand. Brant’s bag collection includes […]

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Check Out This Beautiful Graffiti Made Out of Silk

You might know Aubrie Costello from her day job as store manager of Bus Stop. But when she’s not at the Queen Village boutique, she’s creating […]

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What We’re Coveting: Felt + Fat Tableware, the Secret of Philly’s Best Chefs

If you ask Nate Mell and Wynn Bauer, the best supporting actor in a meal is the plate. They should know: Their Port Richmond-based ceramics […]

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This Main Line-based Athletic Collection Makes Us Actually Want to Work Out

With swimsuit season lurking just around the corner, your time at the gym might be on the rise in the next few months. But we’ve found an athletic […]

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This Locally Made Fashion Collection Is Everything We Want For Spring

In the past two seasons that I’ve helmed the Philly Mag Fashion Project, I’ve realized that in most cases, it’s not what you put into a piece that […]

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Buy This Now: See the Statement Necklace Named After Our Style Editor!

This season, Philly’s most au courant shoppers will be abandoning jewelry’s typical splash — glitzy diamonds, spiky crystals, gemstones the size of gumballs — for […]

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We Should All Start Snuggling Up On Giant, Plush Baked Potatoes

In today’s installment of ridiculous things you can buy, we have soft goods—pillows, sheets, a sleeping bag—that look like various edible things, because there is nothing […]

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NINObrand Is Having a Sample Sale This Week

Rittenhouse atelier Ninobrand—one of my favorite shopping spots in Philly—turns out some of the most modern womenswear in the city. The pieces, by designer Bela Shehu, have […]

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Monday Obsession: EnA Plaid Cuff Bracelets

The chicest way to cuff up this season is with Karen Moustafellos’s architecturally inspired bangles. The linear, blueprint-esque quality isn’t a coincidence: She began her […]