Category Archives: sales

basement sale

it’s that time of the year! philadelphia’s most well-known designer boutique  is having their basement sale. the wednesday-saturday sale will be a great time where you can look, try on, and maybe even buy some high end, highly coveted items. the sale runs during their normal store hours, so be sure to set aside some time during your lunch break to stop by!

Joan Shepp: 1616 Walnut Street, Philadelphia PA 19103


Punk Rock Flea Market… TOMORROW!

If you aren’t already familiar with R5 Production’s biannual “PUNK ROCK” Flea market, it’s about time you get informed. A zillion vendors selling everything. Literally everything. Come shop and support R5, local artists/bakers/crafters/vintage sellers/junk hoarders.

No matter what you are looking for for the holidays.. you’ll find it here. You’ll also find a ton of stuff you didn’t even know you wanted.

petulia’s folly sale

hello world! i apologize (again) for the delays in between posts. sarah and i have a ton of excuses, but mostly it’s gotten very cold and dreary , which is a serious impediment to outdoor shopping. HOWEVER! one of the stores on my window shopping route by my office is changing their stock, and having a major sale that i thought i’d share with you all.

petulia’s folly is switching things up and as of tuesday, november 9 they will only be selling housewares and furniture. that means their well-edited collection of t by alexander wang, 3.1 phillip lim, and nicholas k is on sale. starting tomorrow (11/6) you can take an additional 20% off already reduced prices– either in store or online with code byebye20 at checkout. the original sale has been going on for some time, but with this new extra discount…

…go wild!

304050 sale at Sugarcube®!

Old City boutque, Sugarcube is having a special 3 day long 30/40/50 sale. The sale will run Today through Friday, July 30th. Make good use of the bargains (and the extended store hours) and get 30, 40 or 50% off of select seasonal inventory and vintage wares.

For more information about what’s on sale and how to get it into your closet, stop by the store. I’ll be there rifling through the APC and Steven Alan.

124 North Third St., Old City
10am – 8pm (today through Friday)
Website – Blog //  Yelp

Philadelphia Independent Retail Week!

it has been a while!

this upcoming week (june 14-20) is independent retail week at boutiques throughout philadelphia.  created by nolcha, “a leading business platform for independent fashion designers and retailers”, this week is filled with contests, shopping events, and an umbrella drive (you donate old umbrellas that get recycled into ethical designs) at boutiques in center city, old city, and manayunk. i have a busy week in store but i hope that some readers will take advantage.

the main even that i’m looking forward to is the SA VA LOVE fashion show in love park on satruday 6/19 (6pm-8pm).  SA VA is known for it’s functional, sustainable collections designed by sarah van aken and the store carries other locally made apparel as well.  fashion shows are rare in this city, but a fashion show with a focus on fostering the sustainable econmy and culture of philadelphia is even more rare and i think, since it’s an outdoor event, attendance will raise awareness and draw attention to these elements of fashion.

goodie bags and shopping guides, and city maps can be picked up all week long at:

Sioux Zanne Messix, 54 ½ North 3rd Street
Joan Shepp, 1616 Walnut Street
Latitudes Gallery, 4325 Main Street

i will try to take pictures wherever i go and post a review of what i had a chance to see next weekend.  i think this is a great idea that should achieve the goal of however many “philadelphia fashion weeks” that we have: highlighting participants in the local fashion industry through trunk shows, contests, special events, and partnerships.  remember to support and attend as many events as possible so there will more of these!

visit for a full list of events

Get ready for the weekend.

It somehow slipped my mind , but it’s that time of year again. Time for the Art Star Craft Bazaar!

If you’re unfamiliar with the event… check out the website to read up on the huge affair. 2 days of arts and crafts, jewelry, pottery, art, fashion and more. Even if you aren’t in the buying mood.. it’s going to be a great weekend to hang out at Penn’s Landing.

I will be out and about trying to control my spending, get a lil sun on my pasty face… and maybe find some Philadelphia Street Fashion? See you there!

p.s. Don’t forget.. Philadelphia Fashion Weekend at the Piazza in Northern Liberties, too! Busy bees, you’ll be.

Upcoming fashion related events for your calendar

My co-blogger already told you about the seemingly fabulous first Friday event that will be taking place at Reward in old city. Here are some other fashion related events that are happening this weekend.. and next… so you can properly prepare yourself.

Friday, May 7th

Bus Stop boutique @ Sugarcube! (12-8 pm)
124 North 3rd St. | Old City

Stop by Sugarcube on Friday between 12-8 to take part in the special event of Sugarcube and Bus Stop combining their forces. Complete head to toe goodness. There will be a selection of men’s and women’s shoes from Bus Stop available at Sugarcube for one night.

Bandit Launch Party & Reward (6-9 pm)
55 N. 2nd St. | Old City

I won’t do a write up.. just read the previous entry!

Saturday, May 8th

Younglove’s GRAND OPENING party (5-10pm)
5011 Baltimore Ave. | West Philadelphia

Celebrate the grand re-opening of Younglove’s in West Philadelphia. There will be vintage clothes, records new and old and musical equipment for sale… along with festivities that include BBQing, Drinks and Performances by U.S. Girls, Serpents of W.I.S.D.O.M. and Akasha Blade. There will also be some special DJ’s spinning good stuff for your ears. This already sounds like a lot… but no. There’s more! Photography by Molly Landergan will be displayed. Sounds like a great afternoon/evening of music, shopping and fun to me.

2nd Saturday Celebrations at Sweet Jane ft. Canoe Crafts (6-10 pm)
1742 E Passyunk Ave | South Philadelphia

As part of the monthly celebrations of 2nd Saturday on Passyunk Ave. Sweet Jane will be featuring a line of locally made jewelry by Canoe Crafts. The current line features items made with leather scraps, found items, beadwork and semi-precious stones. As always there will be an assortment of complimentary snacks and beverages.


May 15th & 16th

Fashion Weekend @ The Piazza
2nd St. & Germantown Ave. | Northern Liberties

This event is going to feature 150 designers and boutiques.  Each designer/boutique will have 2 looks to walk down the “piazza runway.” We have no clue what this means, but it could be fun!