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While maybe best known for tourist attractions like the Liberty Bell and food scene contributions as varied as world-class Israeli food and the Cheese Whiz–topped Philly cheesesteak, Philadelphia is home to just as eclectic a mix of fashion and shopping options, too.
Those interested in high-end fashion brands head to Rittenhouse Row, where concept shops like Joan Shepp and custom ateliers like Commonwealth Proper and Ninobrand can be found nestled steps from designer and big-chain flagships.
If quiet brick streets and a boutique experience is more what you're after, Philly's Old City is the answer. North Third Street is lined with small independent shops like Vagabond — a standout for its mix of modern international designers, homewares, and affordable vintage — and Erdon, a mother-daughter operation that champions avant-garde brands both new and familiar.
For vintage and homegrown labels, there's a wide range of options too: Ritual Ritual in Northern Liberties offers both, alongside an awesome jewelry selection that includes many pieces made right in the back of the shop. And in Queen Village, you'll find some of the best vintage shopping in the city.
And that's not even the half of it. From sneakers and streetwear to luxe consignment, antique curiosities, and modern homewares, Philadelphia's retail world offers so much — you just have to know where to look.
Check out our map of the very best shops below, and read more about vintage, local brands, and a shopping tour of Queen Village in our Ultimate Guide to Shopping in Philly.Read More