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February 05, 2015

10 shopping events to freshen up your closet

Stock up on clothes, shoes and accessories for spring

OK, so there might be six more weeks of winter, but spring will be here before you know it! Take advantage of winter sales and new store openings to stock up for next season. Sure, you'll have to start shaving your legs again (boo!) but you won't have to bundle up so tight that you can't move (yay!). 

Third Street Habit Shop for Chop

For a limited time, 20 percent of online and in-store sales will go to Friends of Chop, supporters of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Proceeds will go toward CHOP's Child Life, Education and Creative Arts Therapy program.

Thursday, February 5 through Saturday, February 7
Open Monday-Saturday: 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday: Noon-6 p.m.
Third Street Habit
153 N. 3rd St.
(215) 925-5455

3rd Annual Guilty Girls Giving Group

This giant warehouse sale brings together unique finds from brands like Peter Kate and South Moon Under for crazy low prices, all benefiting Supporting Kidds. Free parking and a cash bar are available.

Friday, February 6 & Saturday, February 7
Friday: 5-8 p.m., Saturday: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Arsht Hall, University of Delaware Wilmington Campus
2700 Pennsylvania Ave., Wilmington, DE 

LXR&CO Comes to Century 21

Luxury vintage brand LXR&CO is establishing a "shop-in-shop" (a permanent pop-up) in Century 21, so you'll get Prada, Louis Vuitton, Hermes, Gucci, Bvlgari and Cartier for 30-90 percent off.

Friday, February 6
Open Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sunday: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Century 21
821 Market St.
(215) 952-2121

N Sheikh + The Decades Pop-Up Shop

AGORA, the men's clothing store, is starting a series of monthlong in-store pop-up shops. To kick it off, AGORA's selected The Decades Hat Co. and Najeeb Sheikh to show off their products in a launch party. The night will include free drinks, DJ sets by Bo Bliz, Low Budget and Sylo and a live performance by Rhetoric Wallace.

Friday, February 6
8-11 p.m.
958 N. 2nd St.
(267) 606-6811

Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG "Laser" Drops

Sneakerheads, get in line: The new Retro 1 will be first-come, first-served and in-store only at UBIQ for $185 (children's sizes available for $120). No pre-registration is available.

Saturday, February 7
10 a.m. 
1509 Walnut St.
(215) 988-0194

Smak Parlour's Ridiculous Sale

Quirky boutique Smak Parlour is a girly wonderland - and now when you buy one on-sale item, you get the second on-sale item for an additional 50 percent off. Score!

Now through Sunday, February 8
Open Monday-Thursday: 11 a.m.- 7 p.m., Friday & Saturday: 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Sunday: Noon-6 p.m.
Smak Parlour
219 Market St.
(215) 625-4551

1-2-3 Take It Up A Notch Sale

At Per Lei's Media location your first clothing item is 40 percent off, your second is 50 percent off and your third is 60 percent off, and all accessories are 20 percent off.

While supplies last
Open Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Per Lei Media
2 E. State St., Media, PA
(610) 566-1254

Boyds Final Winter Sale

The high-end retailer is making room for spring. Grab designer brands for 65 percent off, with selections available in fall and winter clothing, shoes and accessories storewide. 

While supplies last
Open 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday
1818 Chestnut St.
(215) 564-9000

Styling Secrets Party

Grab styling tips and giveaways from the team at Ritual Ritual while you sip on beer and complimentary cocktails by Spodee Wine. Bridget Kelly and Jessica Pineda will provide a braid and makeup bar, and Ghostpvnch will provide the music.

Thursday, February 12
7-10 p.m.
Ritual Ritual
819 N. 2nd St.
(267) 606-6082

Forever 21 Grand Opening Event

Yes, the mecca of fast fashion is finally making its way to Philadelphia. For its grand opening, the first 300 customers in line at 10 a.m. will get a free gift card worth somewhere between $10 and $210.

Saturday, February 14
10 a.m.
Forever 21
1708 Chestnut St.