Top Menu

Archive | Shopping & Spas

Allen Edmonds

http://www.allenedmonds.com/

215/988-1795

18th and Chestnut Streets

Founded in 1922, Allen Edmonds Shoe Corporation is a privately-held, U.S. based manufacturer of premium men’s footwear and accessories. Taking shoemaking to the level of an art form, Allen Edmonds footwear is handcrafted in Port Washington, Wisconsin, using a 212-step production process. Allen Edmonds products are available at upscale stores worldwide including our Philadelphia location at 18th and Chestnut, 44 additional Allen Edmonds stores across the United States, and online.
Founded in 1922, Allen Edmonds Shoe Cor- poration is a privately-held, U.S. based manufacturer of premium men’s footwear and accessories. Taking shoemaking to the level of an art form, Allen Edmonds footwear is handcrafted in Port Washington, Wisconsin, using a 212-step production process. Allen Edmonds products are available at upscale stores worldwide including our Philadelphia location at 18th and Chestnut, 44 additional Allen Edmonds stores across the United States, and online.

Continue Reading

Antique Row

Pine St between 9th and 12th Streets

Pine St between 9th and 12th Streets is home to some of Philly’s best antique shopping.

Continue Reading

Aphrodite Gallery

http://www.aphroditegallery.us/

AproditeGallery@gmail.com

Aphrodite Gallery 620 S. 5th St. Philadelphia, PA (one block from South Street on 5th)

Open Noon – 10pm, 7 days a week.
Located on the third floor of Passional Sexploratorium, the Aphrodite Gallery, now in its 7th year, presents exhibitions of Erotic Art in all media from collections around the world. July-Aug: Group Photo-Erotic Show: Jimmy Lin (Vintage Accessories and the Nude/Erotic Form); Mary Grace (Nudist-Nature, Human Form in natural settings); Bob Neroni (Bodyscapes); David B. Swift (Vintage and B&W Female Nudes); Christopher Sonzogni (Situational BDSM); Lisolette Gilcrest (Feminine Photography); Andrew Kist (Fetish Photography)

Continue Reading

Century 21 Department Store

http://www.c21stores.com/

215/952-2121

821 Market St.

This iconic NYC retailer is now in Philadelphia, a must-see for every shopper. Century 21 is known for offering amazing deals on designer must-haves, from runway-ready labels to essentials for the entire family. You need to stop by to see the names that are in store today (and when you go back home, you can shop deals 24/7 on C21stores.com). Open Monday-Friday 9am-8pm, Saturday 10am-8pm and Sunday 11am-7pm.

Continue Reading

Delicious Boutique & Corseterie

http://www.deliciousboutique.com/

215 –/413 – 0375

Liberties Walk, 1040 N. American Street, #901

Delicious Boutique specializes in edgy and unique mens and womens independent designer lines such as Skingraft, Junker Designs, Shawna Hofmann, and of course our own line of Delicious Corsets! The circus-inspired boutique offers the perfect environment for shopping and for the many in-store events, art openings, and parties that we host on a regular basis.

Continue Reading

Duross & Langel

http://durossandlangel.com/

215/592-7627

117 S. 13th St.

Duross & Langel are the creators of Philadelphia’s finest natural, hand-made bath and skincare products. These local artisans craft botanicals, essential oils and the finest ingredients to create a signature line of products that redefine the art of personal care. Enter the store and your every sense will be engaged by the colorful, aromatic blocks of soap in every size and flavor. Discover an amazing array of products to fill your every need. The staff is warm and friendly, and will happily answer all your questions. Check out their new signature line of soy wax candles, hand-poured into Philadelphia themed glass drawn by local artists.

Continue Reading

Eclatante Event Design & Boutique

http://www.eclatantedesign.com/

215/925-9911; F. 215/925-9915

1031 N 3rd Street Ground Level Philadelphia, PA 19123

Closed Mondays Tuesday-Thursdays: 11am-6pm Fridays and Saturdays: 11am-8pm Sundays: 11am-6pm
Eclatante Boutique carries amazing items that are designed to make you and your home absolutely perfect when you are entertaining at home — whether you’re inviting people over for cocktails, a dinner party, a holiday soiree or a fun birthday bash. There are beautiful linens and table runners, very unique candles and candle holders, chic wine bottle stoppers an the most amazing napkin rings you’ve ever seen. There are books on entertaining (e.g., how to host a wine tasting) and a myriad of other beautiful things that will make you wonder how you ever lived without them. There is no shop in Philly like the Eclatante Boutique.

Continue Reading

Ethnics Furniture

http://www.ethnicsfurniture.com/

215/925-3305

928 Pine St.

Open 7 days, Monday-Saturday 11-7 and Sunday 11-5.
Hidden amongst the numerous antiques galleries on Pine Street, shoppers will find a distinct shop containing one of the best collections of handcrafted teak and mahogany furniture in Philadelphia. Directly imported from the islands of Indonesia, pieces vary from intricate carvings of salvaged wood to simple forms that fit most styles. Unique lamps, candle holders, pillows and baskets add the final touch to your shopping experience.

Continue Reading

Ettore Spa and Salon in the Marriott Hotel

http://www.ettorespa.com/

215/928-9010

1201 Market St

Appointments are made in advance. Mon-Sun, 9am-10pm. Discover, American Express, MasterCard and Visa. Ettore_Passion
Best of Philly 2008 Hair Salon. City Paper Choice Awards 2007. Appointments are made in advance. Mon-Sun, 9am-10pm. Discover, American Express, MasterCard and Ettore, our purpose is to create a positive and healing environment. We recognize the growth of the inner and outer beauty and continue to bring extraordinary services to accomplish these goals. These services include massage treatments, hair styling, epilation, facial treatments and body dermabrasion.

Continue Reading

Gallery at Market East

http://www.galleryatmarketeast.com/

215/625-4962

9th & Market Sts

Open Mon-Sat 10am–7pm; Wed & Fri 10am- 8pm; Sun 12pm–5pm.
Center City’s largest shopping center is connected to the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Anchored by Big K-Mart and Strawbridge’s, find more than 130 shops, eateries and eclectic merchandise at more than 30 pushcarts. Stop by the Information Center for upcoming citywide and mall information, directories, brochures and coupon books.

Continue Reading

Giovanni & Pileggi

Open Tuesday through Saturday. giovanni
Giovanni Mele and his talented staff cut, color, and style to perfection in this beautifully restored townhouse. Great Lengths hair extensions, Keratin treatment with Collagen, facials, manicures, pedicures, makeup applications and brow shaping are among the rejuvenating services offered.

Continue Reading

Italian Market

http://www.phillyitalianmarket.com/

215-923-5637

9th St from Christian to Wharton

Tuesday thru Saturday: 9am to 5pm. Sunday: 9am to 2pm.
From the makings of travolo freddo to the workings of a ravioli machine, Philadelphia’s Italian Market features more than 100 shops that reflect the Italian heritage of the original founders of the market, as well as vendors from Southeast Asia and the Middle East.

Continue Reading

Liberties Walk

between 2nd & 4th streets at George St. near Girard Ave. Free parking available.

While visiting Northern Liberties, take a stroll down Liberties Walk. Before you go to dinner at Sonata (BYOB American Bistro) or Full Plate (BYOB Comfort Food), pamper yourselves with a massage, manicure or pedicure from Spa East and get your beauty services done, and do a little shopping at Tu Belleza (hair, make-up, and lashes, and supplies). If you’re looking for something naughty or nice, peruse the lingerie and adult toys at The Velvet Lily, try on custom made corsets at Delicious Boutique, and check out shoes and purses with brands such as Juicy Couture at Stephanie’s Closet. A few more steps and you can pick up some flowers from Beautiful Blooms for your loved one, and a stylish gift from Eclatante, both of whom cater special events and weddings. Then cap off your night with a famous Brown Betty cupcake!

Continue Reading

Market Place East

215/592-8905

701 Market St.

Open: 9:30am-7pm, Mon-Thurs, Fri; until 8pm. Sat 10am-7pm; Sun noon-6pm.
Located three blocks east of the Convention Center. Save on designer labels at Ross Dress for Less, Dress Barn & Hi-Style Fashions. Manicures, hair-styling and more are offered in a turn-of-the-century National Award-winning Historic Building. The lower level features a food court with atrium seating.

Continue Reading

Mineralistic

Open 7 days a week. ATM and all major credit cards accepted.
An enchanting store that offers a memorable experience. Delight your whimsy with an unusual array of interesting home decor and gifts. These fascinating collections include gargoyles, candles and holders, mirrors, windchimes, fountains, jewelry and one of the largest mineral displays in the City of Brotherly Love.

Continue Reading

Passional Boutique

http://passionalboutique.com/

215-829-4986

701 S. 5th Street (just off South St.)

Passional Boutique is Philadelphia’s premiere destination for real corsets, kilts, shoes, accessories, clubwear, and leather in sizes XS-8XL for both men and women. Ask us about special appointments for personal shopping. Open 7 days from noon to 10PM. Our friendly staff will dress your dreams for formal to fantasy occasions!

Continue Reading

Peddler’s Village

http://www.peddlersvillage.com/

215/794-4000

Routes 202 and Street Road in Lahaska

Follow the winding brick pathways of the Village throughout the 42 acres of lush landscaping and charming 18th century-style architecture for a unique shopping and dining experience. Peddler’s Village has something for everyone, from 70 quality specialty shops and six restaurants to the 70-room Golden Plough Inn and Giggleberry Fair family entertainment center. Enjoy free seasonal festivals and year-round family events. For more information, please visit www.peddlersvillage.com or call 215/794-4000.

Continue Reading

Reading Terminal Market

http://www.readingterminalmarket.org/

info@readingterminalmarket.org

215/922-2317

12th & Arch Sts (PA Convention Center)

Mon-Sat 8am-6pm. Pennsylvania Dutch Merchants: Wed 8am-3pm, Thu-Sat 8am-5pm. Many of the Market’s restaurants close after 3pm. Through December 2006, open on Sundays. Any Market merchant will validate your parking at the 12th & Filbert Sts garage with your purchase of $10 or more.
Since 1892, Reading Terminal Market has been the home of local food from up-country farms as well as delicacies from around the world. Now on the National Register of Historic Places, the market has more than 80 stalls — 25 of which serve ready-to-eat foods. Some of the other items available include meat, fish, produce, groceries, flowers, crafts, books. There are special events seasonally.

Continue Reading

Sexploratorium

http://passionaltoys.com/

215/923-1398

620 S. 5th St.

Philadelphia’s resource for quality sexual products. Three stories of merchandise from massage and health basics and men’s tools to fantasy products like restraints, electro-sex equipment and sex furniture (think swings and stripper poles to start) will inspire you to bring special gifts back home. The third floor is home to Aphrodite Gallery, an art space devoted to erotic fine arts and Passion 101 sexuality.

Continue Reading

South Street

between Front and 10th Street; Lombard and Bainbridg

There are dozens of shops, restaurants and galleries located at this popular tourist attraction.

Continue Reading

Spa-East

http://www.spa-east.net/

215/829-1009

1040 North 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA

Spa-East, aka Philadelphia’s local getaway, specializes in massage therapy,manicures and pedicures, gel overlay,facials, and facial peels. The only salon/spa in Philadelphia specializing in minx nails.

Continue Reading

Stephanie’s Closet

Tues – Sun (12-9) All credit cards
Stephanie’s Closet carries a variety of purses including Juicy Couture, shoes, hats, and women’s accessories.

Continue Reading

The City Chateau

http://www.citychateau.org/

215/238-1035

918 Pine St.

Featuring original late 19th and 20th century furniture restored to a contemporary look, along with custom made designer pillows, unique lighting accessories, and interesting artwork. Interior design services available.

Continue Reading

The Piazza at Schmidts

http://www.atthepiazza.com/

North 2nd St, Northern Liberties

Infused with the ideas that helped shape public spaces and communities in Europe, the Piazza was conceived as a center for art and commerce. The 80,000 square foot open Philadelphia landmark hosts a 40 foot stage, giant 26×16 ft. movie screen and meticulously landscaped fountain. The Piazza at Schmidts is open every day, inviting all to experience a rich sense of culture and community. Consisting of 40 spaces that range from clothing designers, custom purses, a magic shop, and galleries galore, all owned and operated by Philadelphians. The piazza is also home to several fine restaurants. Whether your taste buds are looking for a classic burger and perfectly poured pint, or an amazing ravioli dish and a smooth glass of wine, you can find it here. In addition, the piazza has weekly entertainment ranging from movie night to jazz night and wine tasting. You can visit our website at atthepiazza. com for more information on our 40 spaces, restaurants, and entertainment schedule.

Continue Reading

The Velvet Lily LLC

http://www.thevelvetlily.com/

800/328-5459

Liberty Walk, 1040 N. 2nd Street, Suite 201, Philadelphia, PA 19123

Tues – Thurs 12:30 to 7 Friday – Sat 12:30 to 10 pm Sun 12 to 6 pm
Gifts that keep on Giving. Get that special toy for your partner while you are in Philadelphia. The Velvet Lily also has lingerie including something that expecting mother’s will make them feel sexy. Free parking. Follow me on twitter/thevelvetlily and facebook/kharacartagena

Continue Reading

Tu Belleza Studio

Tu Belleza is a beautiful little studio nestled in the heart of Northern Liberties. In an elegant, comfortable atmosphere, the ladies of Tu will transform your look…we specialize in hair extensions, eyelash extensions and bridal hair and make-up. We also offer hairstyling, cutting, coloring and skincare without the hustle and bustle of a typical salon. The studio carries our own line of make-up called Tu by Claudia Seyler, Morroccan Oil, AVEDA and much more. Chic, Unique and Personal.

Continue Reading

VF Outlet Village

610/378-0408, 800/772-8336

801 Hill Avenue, Reading, PA 19610-3026

America’s original outlet center, located in Reading, PA, is still America’s favorite! Discover where outlet shopping began. Big Brands! Small Prices! 75 great outlets. Save 20-70% off brand name and designer fashions for your family and home. Featuring VF Outlet, the world’s largest outlet store. Save up to 70% off everyday on your favorite brands for your entire family. Vanity Fair, Lee, Wrangler, JanSport, Healthtex, Nautica and more! Visit us at www.vfovillage.com for more info.

Continue Reading