Ap­parel & Ac­ces­sories

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323 ARCH STREET FASH­ION COL­LEC­TIVE— This “work/ shop” con­cept bou­tique is run by in-house de­sign­ers who ac­tively de­sign, sew and cre­ate while staffing the shop. Vis­i­tors to the bou­tique browse a col­lec­tion of lo­cally-made women’s cloth­ing, ac­ces­sories and jew­elry, all within view of the work­ing stu­dio. www.323arch.com. 323 Arch St., 215.546.5975. Map 2, D2

BUS STOP BOU­TIQUE— Bri­tish-born Elena Bren­nan has turned her Queen Vil­lage shop into a des­ti­na­tion for fash­ion­able shoes for both men and women. On historic Fab­ric Row, this hip shoe haven car­ries unique and comfy styles from hard-to-find de­sign­ers. Open M-Th 11 am- 6 pm, F 11 am-7 pm, Sa 11 am- 6 pm, Su noon-5 pm. www.busstop­bou­tique.com. 727 S. Fourth St., 215.627.2357. Map 1, K7

CEN­TURY 21— Lo­cal fash­ion­istas have flipped for Man­hat­tan’s off-price de­signer de­part­ment store— Philadel­phia’s out­post is the first and only lo­ca­tion out­side of New York and New Jersey. Snag on-trend cloth­ing, shoes and ac­ces­sories for men, women and chil­dren, with­out mak­ing a dent in your wal­let. Plus, cos­met­ics, elec­tron­ics and

house­wares. Open M-F 9 am-8 pm, Sa 10 am-8 pm, Su 11 am-7 pm. www.c21­s­tores.com. 821 Mar­ket St., 215.952.2121. Map 1, J5

THE GEISHA HOUSE— En­ter this chic Old City bou­tique to shop all the brands you didn’t know you loved yet. Shop­pers will find among the racks a mix of Aus­tralian brands, in­clud­ing Faith­full the Brand, Knot Sis­ters, and The Fifth La­bel. No mat­ter if you’re look­ing for edgy, bo­hemian, or fem­i­nine, friendly shop owner Cort­ney Co­hen will have you look­ing great in her af­ford­able mer­chan­dise. Open Su-M noon-5 pm, Tu-F 11 am-7 pm, Sa 11:30 am-7 pm. www.hel­logeisha.com. 149 N. Third St., 267.886.8110. Map 1, K4

HATS IN THE BELFRY— Shop one of the largest selections of men’s and women’s dress and ca­sual hats. Shop from top brands such as Kan­gol, Stet­son and Bor­salino of Italy, or se­lect from a line of sig­na­ture hats, ex­clu­sively de­signed and cre­ated by Hats in the Belfry. Open M-Th 10 am-8 pm, F-Sa 10 am-9 pm, Su 11 am-7 pm. www.hatsinthe­bel­fry.com. 633 South St., 215.922.0303. Map 1, J7

HEAD START SHOES— This luxury shoe store in Cen­ter City stocks the finest de­sign­ers, in­clud­ing Fioren­tini & Baker, Roberto Del Carlo and Vic

Matie. M-Tu 10 am- 6 pm, W-Sa 10 am-7 pm, Su 11 am-5 pm. www.head­startshoes.com. 126 S. 17th St., 215.567.3247. Map 1, G5

I. GOLDBERG ARMY & NAVY— For al­most nine decades, I. Goldberg has been Philadel­phia’s Army and Navy store with style. Ex­pect men’s and women’s ap­parel in­clud­ing great out­er­wear and footwear, the largest bag de­part­ment in the city in the travel de­part­ment, camp­ing items and a sur­plus and vin­tage se­lec­tion in the base­ment per­fect for trea­sure hunters. Open M-Th and Sa 9:30 am- 6 pm, F 9:30 am-7 pm. www.igoco.com. 1300 Chest­nut St., 215.925.9393. Map 1, H5

JAC­QUES FER­BER— This chic, highly re­garded shop fea­tures coats of fur, shear­ling and down for women and men and other ex­cep­tional out­er­wear. Also look for de­signer ac­ces­sories. Cus­tom de­sign, clean­ing and re­pair ser­vices available. Open M-F 10 am-5:30 pm. www. jacques­fer­ber.com. Up­stairs at 1708 Wal­nut St., 215.735.4173. Map 1, G5

JOAN SHEPP— With more than 40 years in the biz, owner Joan Shepp pur­veys men’s and women’s de­signer ap­parel and ac­ces­sories from top (but harder-to-find) European and Amer­i­can brands,

in­clud­ing Dries van Noten, Rick Owens and Yo­hji Yamamoto, at her cel­e­brated lo­cal bou­tique. Open M-Tu and Th-Sa 10 am- 6 pm, W 10 am-8 pm, Su noon-5 pm. www.joan­shepp.com. 1811 Chest­nut St., 215.735.2666. Map 1, H5 KIMBERLY BOU­TIQUE— Fash­ion-for­ward de­signs from Alice+Olivia, Drew, Lysse, Hud­son Jeans, Lilla P and more in an in­dus­trial-chic at­mos­phere. Open M & Sa 10 am- 6 pm, Tu-F 10 am-7 pm. www.kim­ber­lyphilly.com. 123 S. 16th St., 215.564.1066. Map 1, H5 KNIT WIT— Cut­ting edge and trendy Amer­i­can and European cloth­ing and ac­ces­sory brands help ladies cater to their own per­sonal styles that may range from con­tem­po­rary and chic to some­thing more classic. Shop­pers can browse looks by Hel­mut Lang, Jil San­der, Fuzzi, Haute Hip­pie, Alexan­der Wang and many oth­ers. Open M-Tu and Sa 10 am- 6 pm, W-F 10 am-7 pm, Su noon-5 pm. www.knitwiton­line.com. 1729 Chest­nut St., 215.564.4760. Map 1, G5 LOST + FOUND— Af­ford­able and trendy cloth­ing, shoes, jew­elry and hand­bags abound at this Old City shop that caters to both men and women. Open M-F noon-7 pm, Sa 11 am-7 pm, Su noon- 6 pm. 133 N. Third St., 215.928.1311. Map 1, K4 LOU LOU BOU­TIQUE— This small chain is known for of­fer­ing a se­lec­tion of stylish women’s ac­ces­sories in a bou­tique set­ting new to the Mid­town Vil­lage neigh­bor­hood. In ad­di­tion to three sig­na­ture lines, shop­pers can find de­signe rin­spired jew­elry, hand­bags, scarves, hats and sun­glasses, plus a wide range of gift items. Since prices are af­ford­able, a few items snagged here won’t break the bank. M-Sa 11 am- 8 pm Su 11 am- 6 pm. www.louloubou­tiques.com. 143 S. 13th St., 267.538.1267. Map 1, I5

MACY’S CEN­TER CITY— Housed in the historic Wana­maker Build­ing, this sprawl­ing de­part­ment store is worth a stop just to view the ar­chi­tec­ture. Of course, the fine fash­ions, ac­ces­sories and decor typ­i­cal of Macy’s en­cour­age vis­i­tors to shop un­til they drop. Stop by the Vis­i­tor Cen­ter (on the main floor, Mar­ket Street side) for the re­served-for-vis­i­tors Macy’s Sav­ings Pass to re­ceive dis­counts on pur­chases. Open M-W 9 am-8 pm, Th-F 9 am-9 pm, Sa 10 am-9 pm, Su 11 am-7 pm. www.ma­cys.com. 1300 Mar­ket St., 215.241.9000. Map 1, H5 NI­COLE MILLER— Visit the renowned de­signer’s bou­tique that show­case dresses, sports­wear, bridal wear and ac­ces­sories for women. Open M-W 10 am- 6 pm, Th-Sa 10 am-7 pm, Su noon-5 pm. www.nicolemiller.com. The Shops at The Belle­vue, Broad and Wal­nut streets, 215.546.5007. Map 1, H5 SCOUT SAL­VAGE— Af­ter a mod­est start at Brook­lyn Flea in 2010, this odd­ball vin­tage store has found its home in Old City. With a wide va­ri­ety of ec­cen­tric men’s and women’s dress, you’re guar­an­teed a unique shop­ping ex­pe­ri­ence whether you’re look­ing for a mod 60s blouse or a pair of well-worn cow­boy boots. Open Su noon-5 pm, W-Sa 11 am-7 pm. www.scout­sal­vage.com. 21 N. Third St., 267.225.5814. Map 1, K5 SHOP SIXTY FIVE— For­mer New York City stylist Linda LaRosa hand picks pieces from unique la­bels in­clud­ing El­iz­a­beth & James, Rag & Bone and IRO to cre­ate a per­fectly cu­rated as­sort­ment of luxury knitwear, de­signer denim, oc­ca­sion dresses and dis­tinc­tive jew­elry each sea­son.

Edgy bou­tique. dressers Open love M-Sa her 11 Rit­ten­houseam-7 pm, Su Square noon-5 pm. 267.239.5488. www.shop­six­ty­five.com. 128 S. 17th St., Map 1, G5 SMAKby friends/fash­ionPARLOUR— This de­sign­er­sOld City bou­tiqueAbby Kess­leris run and Katie Lof­tus, who share a style sen­si­bil­ity they de­scribe as “vin­tage-in­spired, girly, fun and flirty.” Hip gals head to this candy-pink store for fab­u­lous tops, dresses, jew­elry, hand­bags and shoes sure to look cute by day or night. Open M-Th 11 am-7 pm, F-Sa 11 am-8 pm, Su noon- 6 pm. www.smak­par­lour.com. 219 Mar­ket St., 215.625.4551. Map 1, K5 SOPHY CURSON— European and Amer­i­can de­signer cloth­ing for women—in­clud­ing Bluma­rine, Pi­azza Sem­pi­one and Tom & Linda Platt— shown in a sa­lon at­mos­phere. Nice cu­rated se­lec­tion of gowns, day-into-evening looks, jew­elry, scarves and other ac­ces­sories. Open M-F 9:30 am-5:30 pm, Sa 9:30 am-5 pm. www. so­phy­cur­son.com. 19th and San­som streets, 215.567.4662. Map 1, G5 STEEL PONY— Eco-friendly and one-of-a-kind cloth­ing. This sus­tain­able hand­made ar­ti­san com­pany uses Amer­i­can-made ma­te­ri­als ex­clu­sively and even hand-dyes ev­ery cloth­ing item in stu­dio. Boho shirts, pants and tu­nics, whim­si­cal slips and breath­able sweaters are lay­er­ing must-haves. For store hours please go to: www. steelpony.com. www.steelpony.com. 758 S. 4th St., 215.467.6065. Map 1, K7 SUGARCUBE— Lo­cally owned, beau­ti­fully spa­cious and al­ways invit­ing, Sugarcube is known for in­spired fash­ion for men and women by in­de­pen­dent de­sign­ers and vin­tage styles. You might find such la­bels as A.P.C., Dun­der­don, Ges­tuz, Frock! by Tracy Reese, Steven Alan, Pendle­ton and Bing Bang Jew­elry. Open M 11 am-7 pm, Tu-Sa noon-7 pm, Su noon-5 pm. www.sugarcube.us. 124 N. Third St., 215.238.0825. Map 1, K4

TUXE BODYWEAR— Body­suits in ev­ery color and style (think v-neck, but­ton down and tur­tle neck) and ev­ery­day essen­tials make TUXE a wel­come ad­di­tion to the re­tail scene on Wal­nut Street. Their one-of-a-kind items have you feel­ing put to­gether by smooth­ing out the lines and wrin­kles you get with regular cloth­ing items and keep­ing you from hav­ing to re-tuck your shirt. Open Th 2 pm- 6 pm, F-Sa noon-7 pm. www.tuxeb ody­wear. com. 1424 Wal­nut St., 267.603.4208. Map 1, H5 UBIQ— This trendy sneaker bou­tique fea­tures shoes by Puma and Nike SB, plus racks of skater-in­spired threads from 10 Deep, Stüssy, Un­de­feated and Orig­i­nal Fake. Open M-Sa 10 am-8 pm, Su noon- 6 pm. www.ubiqlife.com. 1509 Wal­nut St., 215.988.0194. Map 1, H5 VAGABOND BOU­TIQUE— This bou­tique and yarn shop high­lights hand-knit sweaters, hip col­lec­tions and a chic as­sort­ment of ac­ces­sories. Open M-Sa 11 am-7 pm, Su 11 am-5 pm. www.vagabond­bou­tique.com. 37 N. Third St., 267.671.0737. Map 1, K4 WORK­SHOP UN­DER­GROUND— Tak­ing queues from his pre­vi­ous gig at the Metropoli­tan Mu­seum of Art, owner Ruben Luna sets up his shop like a mu­seum. High-end artis­tic pieces seam­lessly mix in with af­ford­able knick-knacks. Come here for jew­elry, ap­parel, home decor and gifts. www. work­shop­un­der­ground.com. 1544 South St., 215.987.3534. Map 1, H6

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