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Top Swimwear Shops In Philadelphia

April 24, 2012 6:00 AM

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Do you find your family is in need of a swimwear update for the next vacation? Maybe you’re a fashionista, looking for the perfect poolside summer look. Perhaps you swim for sport and could use some new training gear. Whatever your swimwear needs, searching for one can be a drag. Here is a list of the top swimwear shops in Philadelphia to help you find everything you’re looking for.
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Toad Hollow Athletics
1590 E Lancaster Ave.
Paoli, PA 19301
(610) 640-0594
www.toadhollowathletics.com

Hours: Mon to Thurs – 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Fri – 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sat – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sun – 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Since 1983, this swimwear retailer has been selling both professional and recreational swimwear. Whether looking for bathing suits for everyone in the family or towels and other poolside accessories, Toad Hollow Athletics is a one-stop shop. Keep the kids covered from the sun with swimming t-shirts in various styles. Brands range from Dolfin to Arena to Bluesenventy and more. For those on a budget, there are often great sales in their Bargain Bog section. Coupons will soon be available on their website for customers to use in-store.

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Out There Outfitters
123 N Wayne Ave.
Wayne, PA 19087
(610) 688-6383
www.outthereoutfitters.comHours: Mon to Sat – 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sun – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Located on the Main Line, Out There Outfitters specializes in providing the essentials for those who love to engage in outdoor activities, such as swimming. Bathing suits are available for everyone from babies to mom and dad. For those wet dogs who love Patagonia products, they will find a huge selection of swimwear made from the innovative fabrics and recycled materials this brand is famous for.

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Born Yesterday
1901 Walnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 568-6556
www.bornyesterdaykids.comHours: Mon to Sat – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sun – 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Looking for posh swimwear for your little one? On Rittenhouse Square is Born Yesterday, a children’s boutique selling stylish clothing for those aspiring youngsters. This boutique has swimwear options available for infants to 12-year-old girls and boys. Match your child’s new suit with a chic beach bag, as they provide charming accessories as well. If that’s still not enough, dress up those tiny feet with the newest sandals of the season.

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Personal Best Swim Shop
3360 Grant Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19114
(215) 464–6680
www.personalbestswimshop.comHours: Tues to Thurs – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wed to Fri – 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sat – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For some, swimming is more than just a fun, recreational pastime – it’s a sport. Personal Best Swim Shop offers items for those in need of professional and training swimwear. Get cutting edge swimsuits to be the most intimidating one in the water. Other pool essentials are available as well such as earplugs, swim caps, paddles and training aides. Despite the fact that swimsuits don’t require a ton of material, they can definitely get expensive. Check out the great clearance options to save yourself a dime.

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Shirley & Co.
8120 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027
(215) 884-5401
www.shirleyandco.comHours: Mon to Sat – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sun – 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Want to make a splash at the pool this summer? Well fashionistas, Shirley & Co. carries swimwear from some of the leading fashion designers and brands of our day, including Karla Colletto, Longitude and Trina Turk. This third-generation, family-owned swimwear boutique has all hands on deck, ready to help you find a swimsuit that fits perfectly. Stylish women, sizes two to 22, can find swimwear, cover ups and accessories to achieve that complete look.

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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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