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  • 1. King of Prussia Mall

    Shopping Centers/Malls

    Serious shoppers will want to make a trip to King of Prussia Mall, the largest retail shopping complex on the East Coast. The Plaza, Court,...Read More

  • 2. Reading Terminal Market

    Center City East | Shopping Centers/Malls

    The roots of the Reading Terminal Market date to 1892, when the Reading Railroad commissioned a food bazaar to be built in the train shed's...Read More

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  • 3. Rittenhouse Row

    Center City West | Shopping Neighborhoods

    Shop-'til-you-droppers make a beeline for Rittenhouse Row, the area between Broad and 21st streets and Spruce and Market streets. Lately the...Read More

  • 4. AIA Bookstore & Design Center

    Center City East | Books/Stationery

    Run by the Philadelphia chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), this shop specializes in books on architectural theory, building...Read More

  • 5. Analog Watch Co.

    East Passyunk | Jewelry/Accessories

    Chic unisex watches composed of natural materials like marble and bamboo (and featured the New York’s MoMA!) are the get at Analog, a combo...Read More

  • 6. Anthropologie

    Rittenhouse Square | Clothing

    The flagship shop of the locally based national chain takes up three floors of an elegant Rittenhouse Square building (once someone's mansion...Read More

  • 7. Antique Row

    Center City East | Shopping Neighborhoods

    Pine Street from 9th Street to 12th Street has long been Philadelphia's Antique Row. The three-block area has a good number of antiques stores...Read More

  • 8. Arader Galleries

    Center City East | Antiques/Collectibles

    This is the flagship store of a highly respected chain that stocks the world's largest selection of 16th- to 19th-century prints and maps,...Read More

  • 9. Architectural Antiques Exchange

    Northern Liberties | Antiques/Collectibles

    Victorian embellishments from saloons and apothecary shops, stained and beveled glass, gargoyles, and advertising memorabilia entice shoppers here. ...Read More

  • 10. Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

    Old City | Specialty Stores

    This flagship store for a brand launched in 2008 by a local ad man set the stage for an idiosyncratic mix of wares made using pre–Industrial...Read More

  • 11. Art Star

    Northern Liberties | Crafts

    Two grads of the local Tyler School of Art run this retail shop and gallery that carries independent designers and artists with a crafty bent...Read More

  • 12. Avril 50

    University City | Gifts/Souvenirs

    This narrow shop fulfills several functions: as an international newsstand—if you're looking for a particularly obscure foreign periodical,...Read More

  • 13. Baker Street Bread

    Chestnut Hill | Food/Candy

    Cross the street if you don't want to get lured inside by the enticing aromas of fresh-baked artisanal breads and pastries at this small bakery...Read More

  • 14. Bario-Neal Jewelry

    South Philadelphia | Jewelry/Accessories

    Stunningly simple earrings, bracelets, and necklaces are designed and handcrafted locally at this store-workshop by two women (Anna Bario and...Read More

  • 15. Benjamin Lovell

    South Philadelphia | Shoes/Luggage/Leather Goods

    This small, locally based chain specializes in stylish comfort, including brands like Dansko, Naot, Clarks, La Canadienne, Uggs, and Birkenstocks...Read More

  • 16. Blendo, Past and Present

    Center City East | Antiques/Collectibles

    More like a favorite flea market than an antiques shop, the truckload of finds at Blendo is so plentiful they overflow onto the sidewalk. There...Read More

  • 17. Bluemercury

    Rittenhouse Square | Perfume/Cosmetics

    Makeup and skin-care junkies can get their fix at this sleek shop featuring products from Aqua di Parma, Bliss, Bumble & Bumble, Fresh,...Read More

  • 18. Born Yesterday

    Rittenhouse Square | Clothing

    This shop is filled with unique clothing and toys for haute tots. Specialties include handmade goods, imported fashions, and styles not available...Read More

  • 19. Bourse

    Old City | Shopping Centers/Malls

    Across the street from the Liberty Bell is the Bourse, an elegantly restored 1895 commodities exchange building. The six-story skylighted atrium...Read More

  • 20. Boyds

    Rittenhouse Square | Clothing

    Beneath the royal-blue canopy and white-marble entrance, you can find the largest single-store men's clothier in the country, with nine shops...Read More

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