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Hey, all of you Philly-fashionistas and stylish guys - things are about to get haute!
Philly Fashion Week returns for another season of hot fashions from all around the world. We're talking about the world's top designers showcasing their latest collections, as Philly induldges on its passion for all things new and couture. So, pick out your best pumps, and put your best foot forward for this celebration of style, fashion and Philly!
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Philly Fashion Week
February 21 - 23, 2013
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Take a break from overly crowded malls and do some local shopping in Philadelphia this Black Friday. Some of our favorite boutiques are having some serious Black Friday sales. And, Philly is making it a little easier for you to get your jump start on holiday shopping.
Insider fact: The term “Black Friday” originated right here in Philly.
819 N. 2nd Street
Their annual “Black on Black” sale is back for Black Friday. They’ll be offering 30% off anything black and 15% off everything else. Hot cider (spiked or not) will be served all weekend.
750 S. 4th Street
Look for two happenings at Bus Stop on Black Friday. Running all day long, the “Black on Black Sale” offers customers 20% off all Autumn/Winter “black” styles. That evening, from 5:30-9:00 p.m., take part in the latter event, a collaborative holiday shopping party with Three Sirens Boutique. Receive free styling tips and learn different ways to mix and match the same holiday fashions from party to party without looking like a rerun. Enjoy “Little Black Dress” wine and nibbles while you shop and swap styling suggestions.
1050 N. Hancock Street (Piazza at Schmidt's)
Unique, one of a kind, limited edition pieces. Jewelry and clothing from independent labels and affordable prices. On Black Friday, EA Effect is offering up to 50% off of Amaresinh, Heartless Revival, Pearl in Crown, Independent Flavor and other local and independent designers. Shop locally, far from mainstream and close to cool.
219 Market Street
Enjoy a champagne shopping spree and storewide sale, as everything from sequin tops, adorable gifts, accessories, little black dresses to jackets and more will be discounted. There will also be a Special Sample Sale, a $20 rack of one-of-a-kind pieces. Plus, get a beautiful silver or gold rose ring with purchase of $50 or more.
153 N. 3rd Street
Enjoy a 40% discount on all Isabel Marant, Wednesday through Saturday! (The store is closed Thanksgiving Day.)
Manayunk White Friday
Canal View Park (Main & Cresson Streets)
Manayunk celebrates “White Friday” with the city’s first Christmas Tree lighting, caroling, Santa Claus and an outdoor bridal gown show by Nicole Miller.
For the first time in the 21-year history of SEPTA’s Santa Express, Philadelphia-area families can arrive at the Gallery at Market East on Black Friday, not just in style, but for free, thanks to Constellation Energy. On Santa Express trains, Santa’s helpers will spread goodwill by passing out goodie bags to children. The trains will be full of onboard fun, including magicians, face painters, costumed characters and, of course, Santa and the Mrs. Claus.
120 S. 17th Street
Take a shopping break on Black Friday with a special happy hour, noon - 7:00 p.m. including great cocktail, wine and beer specials.
121 S. 17th Street
From 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., you’re definitely going to need to take a load off from a day of hardcore shopping. Enjoy $7 signature cocktails, $5 wine(s) of the day and half-priced bar bites.
For more shopping spots and tips, check out uwishunu's post.
Attention fashion fanatics looking for the hottest summer looks! Philly 360 Fashion Insider Rakia was spotted giving a few ladies some fresh summer makeovers.
Watch all three segments to see the style transformations.