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Top Spots For Fall Jackets In Philadelphia

September 18, 2012 7:00 AM

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Philly fashionistas, consider this a style mandate: Fall 2012 is a season full of amazing, fashion-forward outwear. Outerwear trends spotted on the runways include sleek leather, asymmetrical and draped styles, military inspired coats, blanket inspired jackets, belted and even appeared neutral winter-white tones. Fur was also everywhere, and while some are sensitive to wearing it, faux fur is a must-have this season. Read on for the top places in the city to shop for your fall jacket

Knit Wit
1729 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 564-4760
knitwitonline.com

If you’re looking for a high-style boutique with a chic, cool downtown vibe, look no further than Knit Wit. At this Center City boutique, you’ll find an array of jackets from European and American designer collections that are cutting edge, fashion forward and ooze hotness. This boutique offers outerwear that doubles well as wardrobe eye candy. While shopping here, enjoy the top jacket trends of the season from fashion greats such as 3.1 Phillip Lim and Gryphon.

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Arcadia Boutique
265 S. 20th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(267) 519-3634
arcadiaboutique.com

Ecoistas in need of a new jacket for fall should head to Arcadia Boutique. Owned by Ali McCloud, this shop in the Rittenhouse section of the city offers gorgeous selections from sustainable designers. Green divas can drape themselves in looks ranging from asymmetrical to military-inspired jackets, and other trends from designers such as Pendleton, Nicholas K and Kai-aakmann. The boutique also sells scarves, sweaters and tights to help you accessorize and layer your new jacket.

Lost + Found
133 N. 3rd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 928 -1311

For the last eight years, Lost + Found boutique has offered affordable style for both men and women. If you’re on a budget, enjoy affordable prices on adorable pieces. Find utilitarian-style jackets from Spiewak for women and men. Ladies looking for something a little more spiffy can find funky, tweed-wool coats. Those who have a classic sense of personal style and shy away from trends will be pleased to find items at Lost + Found that will last in their wardrobes.

Jacques Ferber
58 E. Lancaster Ave.
Ardmore, PA, 19003
(610) 642-5230
jacquesferber.com

If you’ve simply fallen in love with the fur looks that you’ve spotted in fall collections, Jacques Ferber may have just the jacket to fulfill your wardrobe’s desire. The luxury outerwear family owned business has an origin that dates back to 1879 in Paris. With a long-standing legacy that still exists today, find a mink shrug or a fur-trimmed jacket perfect for the season.

Obvi
515 Fayette St.
Conshohocken, PA 19428
(610) 828 -3838
obvionline.com

Short for “obviously,” this destination marks an obvious location to find a great selection of jackets for fall. This season, the boutique serves up jackets from designer brands such as Tulle, which include anorak-style jackets with removable faux fur, allowing the wearer to add drama. Bold gem-colored jackets and double-breasted menswear inspired styles are offered here too.
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Naima Turner knows a thing or two about fashion and style. Her resume includes: fashion styling; market editing; working behind-the-scenes on fashion segments for national television shows such as The Today Show, The View and A Movie and A Makeover. She currently resides in Philadelphia. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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