5 fall fashion events we are attending in Philadelphia

Chic retail near Rittenhouse Square. Soaring commercial real estate value and a push to raise the city’s style quotient are reshaping Walnut St. “Change is good for the city,” said shop owner Joan Shepp, “… but it’s scary.” (DAVID SWANSON / Staff Photographer)

The Philadelphia Collection (TPC) kicks off Wednesday with cool retail events to help drive revenue to local businesses. For you, Philly.com readers, this means steals, sips and plenty of shopping to help fulfill your seasonal style needs.

We have your backs: Here are five events we're definitely attending this next week. For an in-depth look at TPC's offerings, make sure you read Elizabeth Wellington's piece in Wednesday's Inquirer. Click here for a complete list of events.