30 Second Reviews

Shop local: Post-Popemania onesie at Born Yesterday

C’mon, what’s more Philly than water ice? And isn’t paying homage to Jesus’ very first miracle considered a good thing?

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Shop local: Devon platform bed frame at Cella Luxuria

Thomas Bina's stunner is an investment piece, and why shouldn’t it be? Our bedrooms are our individual centers for self-care where we do far more than simply sleep.

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Shop local: Kashi Organic Dark Chocolate Coconut Ginger Chewy Granola & Seed Bar

Chunks of dark chocolate and coconut meld with zesty ginger and a bounty of whole grains to create a fiber-rich munchie both your appetite and your conscience can get behind.

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Shop local: Jollie Cow leather backpack at Vamp Boutique

If you’re a lady who prefers her hands free whenever possible, go the backpack route, like this vintage 100-percent cow leather jammie.

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Shop local: Pendleton leather blanket carrier at Sugarcube

Plan to dig out those autumn blankets any minute now, and while you’re at it, plan to pick up this inventive accessory, which helps make toting one around a whole lot cooler.

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Shop local: “Entomological Gastronomy: A Gastronomical Approach to Entomophagy” at Greenfest Philly

Addison Lilholt isn't just talking about simply popping crickets into your mouth like tavern peanuts ‘cause it’d freak out your kids, spouse or in-laws—although, please, do that, too.

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Shop local: The Marie dress at Elle Lauri

This pretty frock is all polish and sophistication, whether worn alone or with textured tights or patterned leggings if that skirt length is an issue.

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Shop local: Chicken tchotchkes at A Part of Me

This the consignment/thrift shop in the heart of Powelton Village, has been the go-to spot for shopaholics with both shrewd eyes and limited budgets since it opened.

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Shop local: Blithe and Bonny products at Verde

Their grapefruit lotion is full of natural aloe, cucumber, calendula and chamomile extracts, plus completely free of potentially harmful parabens or sulfites. 

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Shop local: Flower of Life ring at Mushmina Boutique

Worn alone or aside other rings, it’s a standout, as is the rest of what passionate young visionary Sarah Lewis brings to bear. 

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