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Life & Style

9 Ways Philly Boutiques, Brands, and Makers Pivoted Quickly Amid the Coronavirus Crisis

Just like restaurants, Philly’s boutiques, brands and makers have had to pivot — and quickly. Here are nine ways area shops are adapting to the […]

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Life & Style

How Philly Leather Goods Brand Hemlock and Hyde Got Its Start

Leanne Polidore on Hemlock and Hyde, the booming leather-goods brand she creates with her husband, Nick, out of their Mount Airy studio. What we make: […]

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Life & Style

This Silent Guitar Has a Headphone Jack for Stealthy Home Jam Sessions

Though it’s striking enough to hang as a piece of art, the Yamaha Silent Guitar has way too many impressive features to let it sit […]

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City Life

Why Are We All So Obsessed With HomeGoods?

It’s a Monday morning at the HomeGoods in Langhorne. An employee walks out of the store holding a giant canvas painting—an abstract of oceanic blues, […]

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Life & Style

6 Design-Forward Travel Essentials That Are Also Super Functional

Ready for a spring getaway? Start with these six travel essentials that have form and function. 1. A collaboration between an industrial designer and an […]

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Life & Style

All the ’70s Fashion Inspiration You Need for Spring

First, it made a comeback in our restaurants (see: Bud & Marilyn’s, Irwin’s, Louie Louie). Now it’s making a comeback in our closets. The laid-back […]

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Be Well Philly

Philadelphia Beauty Stores for All Your Skin Care Needs

With well-curated lines and advice-giving experts, these eight local spots go well beyond your average beauty boutique. Ola Beauty Not only are the products at […]

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Life & Style

Philly Sneaker King Brian Nadav on the Things He Can’t Live Without

With his hit menswear shop, Lapstone & Hammer, and capsule collections worn by everyone from Ben Simmons to Post Malone, Brian Nadav is one of […]

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Be Well Philly

The Sable Collective Is Bringing Joy and Wellness to the Fashion District

The Sable Collective, which previously shared a space with natural hair salon Duafe in North Philly, now has its own storefront in the Fashion District […]

Be Well Philly

Sorry, We’re Never Changing Out of Addison Bay’s New Leggings

Some people will say leggings are not pants and should only be saved for the gym. We’re here to remind you that you don’t need […]

Be Well Philly

I Tried Shopping Ethically for One Month and Failed on the First Day

I’m a typical millennial, chowing down on avo toast and drowning in student loan debt. But, like many millennials, I’ve taken up the cause of […]

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Things to Do

You Can Play and Shop for Board Games at This New Philly Store

There’s no question that board games are having a moment. Maybe it’s thanks to Millennials and our need to cling to all things nostalgic. Maybe […]

Business

I Love My Job: The Man Behind Fashion District, the Gallery’s $420M Revamp

With Fashion District Philadelphia (FD) slated to open its doors on Thursday morning, all eyes are on PREIT CEO Joe Coradino, the man behind the former […]

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Business

Will Fashion District Succeed Where the Gallery Failed?

The American mall is dead. Or is it? On the one hand, there are the raw numbers: By April 2019, retailers had already announced they […]

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Life & Style

These Oversized Scrunchies Take the Trend to the Next Level

Scrunchies, the once-ridiculed fashion accessories that became synonymous with bad ’80s workout videos, have turned up on Balenciaga and Mansur Gavriel runways. But this maximalist […]