April 12, 2024


Shopping, Clothing & Fashion

New Stores and Tendencies on Our Radar


New retailers to aid Center City rebound, a new app to make KOP additional manageable, and parts to choose your COVID revenge dressing to the subsequent stage.

Angelo Monaco Jewelry / Photograph by Crew AMJ

New in Town: Rittenhouse Roundup

Center Metropolis is rebounding since the height of the pandemic, with retail revenue at 94 per cent of what they were in 2019, in accordance to the Middle City District’s summertime retail report. We’re eagerly awaiting the arrival of Canadian brand Aritzia, expected to carry its Meghan Markle-authorized attire to Philly next spring. Until then, there are lots of new Walnut Street spots on our radar. We’ll be browsing for “no-make-up makeup” at Glossier, substantial-thread-depend sheets at Brooklinen, and ethical gems at Angela Monaco Jewelry, adopted by a exercise at Physique 57 for a mild-on-the-joints mix of barre, cardio and energy coaching.

A number of blocks away, produced-to-measure clothier Junior’s just opened its initial brick-and-mortar retail outlet, just after launching on line in February 2020. It is a basic haberdashery with a modern-working day flare — consider tapered trousers, tweed vests, Shetland sweaters and striped ties curated by a dapper thirtysomething who expended time in Savannah.

Suburban Design and style

More than the summer months, legendary Center Town retailer Boyds announced it would be unveiling a long term place on the Main Line. The Wayne retail outlet, established to open in September, is the next store for the fourth-era family members-owned enterprise, which saw a successful run with a pandemic pop-up in Ardmore. Hope a move to extra lavish merchandise at the Wayne location — significantly less loungewear, a lot more women-who-lunch. 201 West Lancaster Avenue. 

Photograph courtesy of Simon Home Group

King of Prussia can experience mind-boggling in its enormity, but a new device provides e-commerce relieve to the brick-and-mortar experience. To search Simon Search, down load the SIMON: Malls, Mills & Stores app or take a look at simon.com, to locate out if your beloved KOP suppliers have merchandise you are hunting to buy in stock. Whilst all 400-additionally retailers are not nevertheless on it, the checklist is steadily creating. And next time you’re at KOP, examine out the newly opened Everlane shop for cozy basics.

Tendencies on Our Radar

Photos courtesy of (from remaining) Geoff McCarthy, Solios, and Neiman Marcus

Recycled Leather-based

  • Style this Mercury bralette underneath a blazer or atop a white button-down. AS by DF, $218.
  • It is earlier time for an “eco vegan leather” observe like this Solios beauty. Madewell.com, $265.
  • Agolde’s purple “Liv” miniskirt is the two trendy and Earth-welcoming. Neiman Marcus, $228. 

Glow On

Photograph by Andre Rucker Styling by Emilie Fosnocht

Maximalists, now’s your instant. Thanks to the pandemic-motivated pattern of revenge dressing (take that, sweatpants), metallics are no for a longer time relegated to New Year’s Eve get-togethers. Eighties excessive is in — feel oversize blazers, bedazzled bustiers, sequined bodysuits, glowing stilettos. Pair these sculptural Fendi booties with a shoulder-padded electrical power fit or ruffled minidress, and toss a crystal-embellished purse on top rated of that. Fail to remember what Coco Chanel said — if you feel it’s as well a lot, increase a thing. Reclaim your joy  with glam garb that would make Prince or Madonna proud. Metallic lambskin F-heel ankle booties, $1,950 at Neiman Marcus (King of Prussia).


A model of this story was printed as “Scout: Sector Report” and “Scout: Obsessed” in the September problem of Philadelphia journal.