Get ready for a sexy night on the town with your special someone with these picks for getting primped, primed, and polished in and around Philadelphia. Whether staying in for a romantic evening or hitting the latest hotspots, we’ve got a list of places to get you looking and feeling fabulous in a jiffy.
Hours: Mon – Sat 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sun 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
South Moon Under is the store that will make your Valentine’s Day outfit one to remember. Express yourself through their handpicked collections of the latest trends in apparel, accessories and shoes. From BB Dakota to DV by Dolce Vita, you’ll find a full stock of brands that keep you fashionably unpredictable.
Hours: Mon: Appointment Only; Tues- Sat 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.; Sun 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Addiction Studios is located in the middle of gorgeous Antique Row in Philadelphia and is home to vintage designer women’s apparel, designer accessories, jewelry, shoes and handbags. This one-stop consignment shop is not only the place to get your outfit for Valentine’s Day this year, but also a great place to get your make up done as well. Addiction Studios even has a salon onsite that will help you become gorgeous for your Valentine’s evening on the town.
Hours: Sun – Mon 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Tues – Fri 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sat 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Giovanni & Pileggi’s stylists offer the sexiest, bounciest blowouts with lots of volume, movement and shine starting at $40. While you’re there, have your make up professionally applied by G&P’s in-house makeup artist Robby Nelson. He can help you learn how to master a seductive, date-night look for about $100 a session. And don’t forget that there’s nothing less sexy than a mangled manicure; G&P offers manicures starting at $20 and pedicures starting at $50.
Hours: Mon – Fri 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sat 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sun 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Put your best face forward on Valentine’s Day with a rejuvenating facial from Lux Spa & Fitness, an Aveda Concept spa located inside the Omni Hotel. For a romantic flush from the inside out, try the All Sensitive Facial for $85. For silky smooth, touchable skin, try Lux Spa & Fitness’ Salt Glow Treatment (a 50 minute session goes for $105) or a 50 minute Body Polish for $100.
Hours: Daily 12 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Passional Boutique located in the South Street Headhouse District carries a sexy assortment of corsets, lingerie and accessories that will put some spice into your Valentine’s Day celebration. With corsets starting at $39, get ready to produce shock and awe that will have your partner begging for more. If you’re in an adventurous mood, the boutique also sells liquid latex and other accessories like costumes, gloves and cuffs.
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