A Fashion Lover's Guide to Philadelphia

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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


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
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