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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.


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

Tank Top Talk ft. Print Liberation and Fresh Meltwater

Philadelphia is buzzing with summer fun. Soaking up rays in the parks, chugging margaritas, trips down the shore, block parties, back yard bbqs… All of which require less clothing than usual. Tank tops are a bit of a necessity in this heat so why not shop local and support Philadelphia based designers?

Here are a few of my favorites from Fresh Meltwater

and from Print Liberation‘s collab with artist Lizzy Janssen

Stay cool, everyone.

A Look Inside: Sugarcube

Many boutiques line the historic streets of Old City, but Sugarcube has truly found a way to stand out. Upon entering you’re most likely to be in awe of the warm and inviting vibes that stem directly from the layout and decor.

There is a mix of designer items and carefully chosen vintage to scour. As soon as you start browsing the merchandise you will automatically get a sense of what kind of people are hand picking the items, and who they are picking them for. There is a genuine thought process behind all of the stock choices. None of the garments are purely trendy pieces, but instead are a mix of current and classic contemporary styles.

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A Look Inside: Younglove’s

West Philly folks should be thrilled to have this new addition to their neighborhood. Younglove’s is a new(ish) store which is located at 5011 Baltimore Avenue.

Upon first entering Younglove’s you will be delighted by what you see. Guitars grace the walls, Vinyl lines many shelves and you’re surrounded by cute and affordable vintage clothing for men and women.

As if that isn’t enough.. you’ll also be greeted by the owner of this shop, Jeremiah.. or his girlfriend Corinne. Both are knowledgeable about the products they carry and you can tell a great deal of care goes into hand choosing all of the items they carry.

Even if you’re not into vintage clothes you’re bound to fall in love with some of the random bric-a-brac on hand. There are also accessories to sink your teeth into. Vintage sunglasses, optical glasses and jewelry.

Make sure to take a peak inside the back room of Younglove’s while you take a break from digging for fashion/music finds. They are currently featuring beautiful photographs by Molly Landergan.

Keep your eyes on Younglove’s blog for future events and new arrivals.

Younglove’s Vintage
5011 Baltimore Avenue, West Philadelphia
Blog // Facebook // Yelp

Philadelphia Street Style – Spring Pastels

Shawna // South Philadelphia // May 14, 2010

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.