Ah, the middle of September for Philadelphia means The Philadelphia Collection (TPC) has returned! I’m thrilled that with my new job, I am still able to work an event that will be celebrating its 20th anniversary fashion show. I am also very excited to have been alerted of key events that will be going on through out the week, here are my top picks for getting your fashion on in Philadelphia.
Wednesday, September 18th
E-Entrepreneurs: Building Your Electronic Empire – Want to build your own electronic empire? Head to Benjamin’s Desk to hear from panelists Adam Rich (Thrillist.com and Jackthreads.com), Linda Lightman (Owner of “Linda’s Stuff”), and Michael Stalbaum (Director of Elite SEM). Learn how to rock the online retail world and network your high heels off. Click [here] to RSVP
Commonwealth Proper (my favorite custom suit company) will be styling at Barclay Prime during happy hour to give the men of Philadelphia a peek into their new custom threads for fall.
Thursday, September 19th
Dressed to a Tea will take place at the Sofitel Philadelphia with two exquisite fashion designers from Philadelphia. Irina Sigal “The Dress Maker” will be show casing her one-of-a- kind garments that are able to be altered for any occasion or woman’s preference. The collection is perfect if you are looking for one of a kind style for an unforgettable evening. Don’t forget this event starts at tea time, be prompt for 2pm!
If you’re on the other side of Broad Street Pileggi Boutique will be showing off their newest style trends picked up from fashion shows around the globe for Dressed to a Tea as well. If you’ve been looking for a unique accessory or something fantastic that sets you apart from the mainstream, Pileggi Boutique is your destination. Remember, both locations are ticketed! Its $35 to participate.
Joan Shepp brings it for the boys at Barclay Prime! A showcase styled by Joan Shepp’s menswear division promises to deliver with upscale menswear brands such as 3.1 Phillip Lim, Equipment and Maison Martin Margiela. (Flyer above)
Friday, September 20th
The Fashionaires return to the Hotel Palomar for the best shopping session of the month (Sorry, Target x Phillip Lim). This one day pop up sale will have designer brands from Oscar de la Renta, Christian Louboutin, Chanel, Alexander McQueen, Valentino, and more! The shopping commences at 12pm, I suggest going on your lunch break.
Monday, September 23rd
Nicole Miller’s 4th Annual XIX Most Fashionable Women in Philadelphia. This charitable event celebrates Philadelphia’s most fashionable women. Though invite only, I’m looking forward to seeing who is honored this year.
Wednesday, September 25th
The 20th annual Phashion Phest at The Shops at Liberty Place. Come celebrate the 20th anniversary fashion show that has always worked to highlight Philadelphia’s retail and fall fashion. This ticketed event includes a cocktail reception, salon presentation, silent auction and fashion show.