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This Haver­ford Square bou­tique chan­nels South­ern charm with its com­fort­able but fash­ion-for­ward pieces. Think de­signer denim, baby-soft tees, chunky state­ment jew­elry, and cock­tail dresses from Rebecca Val­lance. One look at owner Fran D’am­bro­sio, a style veteran of 30 years, and you can tell she filled this hip haven with all of her fa­vorite things. 385 Lan­caster Ave., Haver­ford, 610-642-4422; el­las­grove.com


Led by Mary K. Dougherty, her en­dur­ing pair of Ni­cole Miller bou­tiques are stocked with ev­ery fash­ion­able facet of the de­signer’s ex­pan­sive brand: con­tem­po­rary cock­tail dresses, chic bridal gowns, work es­sen­tials, print-fo­cused re­sort wear, and ac­ces­sories for a fin­ish­ing touch. The de­signer her­self can often be spot­ted at in-store trunk shows and char­ity events around town. Shops at The Bellevue, 215-546-5007; 4249 Main St., 215-9300307; mkdandassociates.com


More than just a high-end denim house, this English-bred brand has re­cently joined the Philly fash­ion ranks with an ex­pan­sive store on Wal­nut Street. (The la­bel de­buted a King of Prus­sia Mall store at the same time.) Shop their sim­plechic pieces for men and women. 1601 Wal­nut St., 215-7094284; rag-bone.com


The Bos­ton-based, Amer­i­can­made fash­ion brand blends luxe fab­rics with trendy de­signs for one-of-a-kind state­ment pieces. Their spring col­lec­tion fea­tures a bevy of bold col­ors and bright pat­terns on ev­ery­thing from a striped ponte jacket to a pais­ley shift dress that is per­fect to wear at both work and happy hour. 1012 W. Lan­caster Ave., Bryn Mawr 610-525-3094; sara­camp­bell­web­site.com


Beach sea­son is year-round at this swim-cen­tric bou­tique, with lo­ca­tions in Langhorne, Elkins Park, and Ard­more. A go-to for swim and cruise wear lines for over 28 years, there is no match for the per­son­al­ized ser­vices and ex­ten­sive col­lec­tions avail­able on site. Mul­ti­ple lo­ca­tions; shirleyandco.com


Stocked with on-trend looks from Free Peo­ple, Kate Spade, and Gucci, this con­tem­po­rary men’s and women’s shop is home to piles of denim, go­ing-out tops for the girls, home ac­cents, and racks of swimwear. 1731 Chest­nut St., 215563-2298; south­moo­nun­der.com


Be­cause the French know fash­ion, we can con­firm that this spe­cialty re­tailer, open since 1985, of­fers only the finest in Euro­pean styling. Fea­tured in Lucky, In­style, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, and more, shop Valentino Red, Carolina Her­rera, Proenza Schouler, and be­yond for ev­ery oc­ca­sion that calls for some­thing chic. King of Prus­sia Mall, 610265-2526; toucheac­ces­sories.com


A one-stop-shop for menswear with a rep­u­ta­tion for pre­mium ser­vice is the hall­mark of owner Frank Ventresca’s Bucks County bou­tique. Car­ry­ing the most rep­utable la­bels in men’s ap­parel, ca­su­al­wear, and swim (such as Eton and Vine­yard Vines) they sup­ple­ment their stock with cus­tom-made Ventresca ap­parel and ac­ces­sories with fab­rics culled from Euro­pean mills. 145 W. State St., Doylestown, 215-3483139; ventresca.com

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