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Philadelphia Street Style – Spring Pastels

Shawna // South Philadelphia // May 14, 2010

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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.

A comprehensive guide to Philadelphia

Illustration by Julia Rothman

I’m pretty happy to say that I couldn’t have done it better myself. Amazing home interior and lifestyle blog design*sponge has compiled a great list of places to eat, shop and be merry in Philadelphia with the help of Kevin Derrick. Kevin runs the blog DESIGN PHILADELPHIA.

The selections are broken down by neighborhood. You’ll see some of your old favorites.. and perhaps a few spots you didn’t know about.

Make sure to take a look at the guide HERE.

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.

And..

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!