A Fashion Lover's Guide to Philadelphia

| © Ahmad Ardity / Pixabay
Nina Starner

If you’re a fashionista visiting Philadelphia, you’re in luck, because this bustling East Coast city is home to plenty of luxury boutiques, stylish restaurants, cultural institutions, and more. Here’s the ultimate fashion lover’s guide to Philadelphia.

Best places to shop in Philadelphia

Make your way from Old City’s 3rd Street, which is populated with luxury boutiques and vintage shops, all the way to Midtown Village, which houses specialty boutiques like Verde and shops with work from local designers. Be sure to stop in some of the art galleries in both neighborhoods along the way, so your walls can be as stylish as you are.

Old City

Stylish places to grab a bite

Parc

Wander through Philly’s most stylish neighborhood

Even though Philadelphia has boutiques all over the city, Rittenhouse Square is often seen as the most stylish and upscale neighborhood. Home to everything from local ateliers to a Barney’s Co-Op, fashionistas will be right at home here. If you need a place to set your bags down around happy hour, stop in at The Franklin, a dark, sultry speakeasy, and grab a cocktail alongside some of the city’s most discerning drinkers.

Rittenhouse Square

Cultural must-see

The Philadelphia Museum of Art has no shortage of incredible pieces, but for the fashion-obsessed, you can’t miss the textile and armory wings. The costume and textile collection holds over 30,000 pieces, but don’t overlook the armory, which is filled with weapons and incredibly detailed suits of armour.

Philadelphia Museum of Art
landscape with balloons floating in the air

KEEN TO EXPLORE THE WORLD?

Connect with like-minded people on our premium trips curated by local insiders and with care for the world

Since you are here, we would like to share our vision for the future of travel - and the direction Culture Trip is moving in.

Culture Trip launched in 2011 with a simple yet passionate mission: to inspire people to go beyond their boundaries and experience what makes a place, its people and its culture special and meaningful — and this is still in our DNA today. We are proud that, for more than a decade, millions like you have trusted our award-winning recommendations by people who deeply understand what makes certain places and communities so special.

Increasingly we believe the world needs more meaningful, real-life connections between curious travellers keen to explore the world in a more responsible way. That is why we have intensively curated a collection of premium small-group trips as an invitation to meet and connect with new, like-minded people for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in three categories: Culture Trips, Rail Trips and Private Trips. Our Trips are suitable for both solo travelers, couples and friends who want to explore the world together.

Culture Trips are deeply immersive 5 to 16 days itineraries, that combine authentic local experiences, exciting activities and 4-5* accommodation to look forward to at the end of each day. Our Rail Trips are our most planet-friendly itineraries that invite you to take the scenic route, relax whilst getting under the skin of a destination. Our Private Trips are fully tailored itineraries, curated by our Travel Experts specifically for you, your friends or your family.

We know that many of you worry about the environmental impact of travel and are looking for ways of expanding horizons in ways that do minimal harm - and may even bring benefits. We are committed to go as far as possible in curating our trips with care for the planet. That is why all of our trips are flightless in destination, fully carbon offset - and we have ambitious plans to be net zero in the very near future.

Winter Sale Offers on Our Trips

Incredible Savings

X
Edit article