This Center City locale is Philadelphia's best spot for Levi's jeans at discount prices. Featuring Lee jeans, Wrangler, Chaps by Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein and other famous brands for men, big and tall sizes are available. Located one block from the Pennsylvania Convention Center, the American Pants Company is surrounded by a multitude of other apparel and accessory shopping sites.
Alternative Health and Fitness Concepts helps clients explore the eastern dogma concerning the health of body and spirit. Their fitness store offers books, music, videos, clothing and Yoga mats. Classes to reshape the body and mind involving the discipline of Yoga, for beginners and advanced students, give those conscious of their wellness an alternative to standard western gyms and fitness programs. Prices are reasonable for both the products and classes. Special rate promotions are conducted throughout the year.
Franklin Mills Mall attracts discount shoppers from across the entire Mid-Atlantic U.S. Known for its multitude of officially licensed, designer factory outlet stores, many brands are offered at 20-60% off normally ticketed prices. Located about 16 miles from Center City, the mall has over 200 different places to shop. The fact that Pennsylvania does not charge sales tax for clothing makes this mall an ideal choice for fashion-conscious shoppers looking to build a new wardrobe. Take I-95 North to the Woodhaven Exit and follow the signs a few blocks.
One of the largest downtown shopping centers in the country, the Gallery has four levels and four blocks of shopping destinations. Over 50 kiosks with a variety of specialty merchandise located throughout the complex complement the chain of department stores, such as JC Penney and the Gap, commonly found in malls across the country. The Gallery is easily accessible from mass transit. In fact, the Market East Station is on the lower level. Many interesting events, promotions and exhibits are held here too. Call the information center for restaurants reservations, store sales and other special events.
Whether it is an entirely new wardrobe or something for a special event, Toby Lerner had a full array of designer fashions and footwear. The helpful and experienced sales staff assist customers in choosing from the finest European and American collections including Calvin Klein, Moschino, Anna Molinari, Donna Karan, Alberta Ferretti, Genny, Richard Tyler, Fendi, Missoni, Robert Clergerie. They carry a full selection of accessories and jewelry, featuring items by Gucci.
Known for its collection of quality attire, Formal Dimensions Inc. has the largest selection in the Tri-State Delaware Valley area. They like to make it easy for travelers: a customer can call ahead with his measurements so his tuxedo is ready at the hotel when he arrives. And then they will pick it up when the time comes.
American or European, Armani to Zegna, Boyd's has one of the largest selections of men's designer clothing in the country. An entire floor of extra-long and large sizes, plus formal wear and shoe departments; it's enough to satisfy the needs of any shopper. The women's boutique is well known for its collection of exquisite European tailored ensembles. A café, free custom alterations and parking make shopping a more than agreeable task.
Garces Trading Company is Chef Jose Garces's culinary package offering European fare, reflecting a touch of the chef's Spanish cooking with handcrafted cheese and charcuterie in a modern bistro setting. The space is used as a gourmet market to host artisanal and imported foods under the Garces Trading Company label, a flower shop, an on-site bakery, private label olive oils and vinegars, Chef Garces' signature coffee and the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board's first wine boutique. And of course a full fledged cafe. The lunch, brunch and dinner menu features an assortment of pastas such as Pappardelle with lamb ragu, sun choke puree and piavecchio, thin crust and deep dish pizzas, sandwiches and daily specials. The venue looks like an outdoor European market, where guests can browse through the shops displaying delectable wares of hanging cured meats and cheeses, blossom sprays and cases of wine, shop and then settle down in the central dining area to enjoy the wonderful food and their purchases.
As a city imbued with a strong sense of history, it's obvious that Philadelphia would have a shopping locale such as Antiques Row. The shopping section is overloaded with the classic, dusty antiques shops and dealers, as well as plenty of designers skilled at making items from the past fresh and new. You'll often see couples, young and old, shopping here for the perfect item for their home. Whether you're looking for something to add depth and value to décor or simply something from a particular era, Antiques Row is the spot to look to fit the niche.
For a whole lot of style and pizazz, walk into Kimberly Boutique-a garment and accessories store. This self-owned business sells off-the-rack garments, designer wear, bags, jewelry and much more. It offers the very best in stylish clothing for one and all. Just try on a great pair of jeans and a funky shirt to feel like a million bucks. You won't regret your pick-the fashion is up to the mark and uber-chic. Make sure you walk in with a heavy pocket!
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