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A Guide To Shopping In Philadelphia’s Center City

September 21, 2010 4:29 PM

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Center City is where all the magic happens! Every which way you turn there are department stores, boutiques and shops. In between seeing the sights, check out some of these great shopping establishments.

Center City is where all the magic happens! Every which way you turn there are department stores, boutiques and shops. In between seeing the sights, check out some of these great shopping establishments. - Sarah Skelton
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Brooklyn Industries (credit: ww.brooklynindustries.com)

Brooklyn Industries

1525 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(267) 273-1081
www.brooklynindustries.com

Brooklyn Industries is a fairly new addition to the Walnut Street shopping. Not only does the store carry great clothing for men, women and children, but they carry some of the best messenger bags around. Many of their bags comes with a lifetime warranty, so you can rest easy with the knowledge that your bag should last forever.

Lush

1428 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 546-5874
www.lush.com

Lush’s fresh handmade cosmetics are becoming more popular by the day it seems. The products at Lush are made by hand with fresh organic fruits and vegetables, fine essential oils and safe synthetics. The store carries everything you can imagine, and it all smells and looks amazing. Check out all of their shampoos, skin care products and fragrances.

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Buffalo Exchange (credit: http://www.buffaloexchange.com)

Buffalo Exchange

1713 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia 19103
(215) 557-9850
www.buffaloexchange.com

If you love the thrill of the hunt that a thrift store offers, but you’re constantly disappointed by the quality of the goods, Buffalo Exchange is a great spot for you. The store is full of used/lightly worn, new and vintage clothing, accessories and shoes. The stock is always changing since the staff is buying items and putting them on the racks all day long, so stop by often. You can also bring some of your unwanted goods along and try to trade them in for cash or store credit!

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Coeur Lingerie (credit: http://coeurlingerie.com)

Coeur Lingerie

132 S. 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 972-0373
coeurlingerie.com

When the department stores aren’t carrying the special item you want, try someplace specialized like Coeur Lingerie. Coeur specializes in fitting each woman in her perfect undergarment. The store carries hard-to-find lines and sizes to fit a variety of the women who pass through the doors, and the knowledgeable staff will help custom fit you in the bra of your dreams.

Sarah Skelton is a freelance graphic designer and writer who loves fashion, film and art. She runs a personal fashion blog, MOTION AND HEART, and contributes to the Philadelphia Fashion Blog WORN IN LOVE.

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