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, and you won’t even make 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

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 travel depart­ment fea­tures the largest bag depart­ment in the city. Find camp­ing items, and trea­sure hunters shouldn’t miss the sur­plus and vin­tage se­lec­tion in the base­ment. Call to find out about their ex­tended hol­i­day hours. 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

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

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 dressers love her Rit­ten­house Square bou­tique. Open M-Sa 11 am-7 pm, Su noon-5 pm. www.shop­six­ty­five.com. 128 S. 17th St., 267.239.5488. Map 1, G5

SMAK PARLOUR This Old City bou­tique is run by friends/fash­ion de­sign­ers Abby Kessler 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.tuxe­body­wear.com. 1424 Wal­nut St., 267.603.4208. 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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