While cooler weather around the corner may seem gloomy, your outerwear doesn't have to follow suit with these cute brooches.
Sundry Retro Brooch
For the romantic, this pin would look perfect on a navy blazer paired with camel ankle boots. Available at Anthropologie.
Record Player Brooch
Let everyone know your love for vinyl with this mini record player on your lapel. Plus, the record spins! Available at Hannah Zakari.
Favorite Flavor Pin
Your date won't have to do much guesswork to figure out your favorite post-movie snack spot with this cherry red pin. Available at Modcloth.
Handmade and covered with real pages from an old copy of To Kill a Mockingbird, this pin will secretly show off your literary smarts. Available at Etsy.
Tailed and Tiny Pin
The Jeans: Levi's Demi Curve High-Rise Skinny Jean in Wine - Available at Urban Outfitters.
The Boots: (left) Leopard Booties - Available at Forever 21.
(right) Studded Mid-Heel Ankle Boots in Sand - Available at Zara.
The Jeans: Plaid Cuff Pants - Available at Forever 21 Men.
The Boots: (left) Teagan Boot in Gaucho - Available at Dr. Martens.
(right) Desert Snug Boot in Taupe Distressed Suede - Available at Clarks.
The Jeans: BDG Coated Twig Mid-Rise Jean Available at Urban Outfitters.
The Boots: (left) Boots in Black Suedette - Available at H&M.
(right) Studded Ankle Boot in Black - Available at Zara.
The Jeans: Jachs Dixon Pant in Grey - Available at Kembrel.
The Boots: (left) Bed:Stu Lucious Boots in Brown Suede - Available at Kembrel.
(right) Vans OTW Howell in Brown/Bone - Available at UBIQ.
The Jeans: Life In Progress Zip Pocket Colored Skinny Jeans - Available at Forever 21.
The Boots: (left) Dolce Vita Joust Suede Ankle Boot - Available at Urban Outfitters.
(right) Back Zipper Hardsole Boot in Brown Suede - Available at Minnetonka.
The Jeans: Standard Cloth Skinny Jean in Maroon - Available at Urban Outfitters.
The Boots: (left) Boots in Dark Blue - Available at H&M.
(right) Boxcar Boots in Brown Leather - Available at Steve Madden.
The Jeans: Pilcro Serif Printed Corduroy Legging - Available at Anthropologie.
The Boots: (left) Gaunt Suede Bootie in Forest Green - Available at ALDO.
(right) Perry Ankle Boot in Garnet - Available at Bass Shoes.
A little bit sweet, a little bit spooky. We've compiled a list of eight family-friendly haunted activities and the accessories to match to keep you stylish and cozy for every kind of outing.
Fall for Foliage Bracelet
Just in time for leaf-peeping, let everyone know which season is your favorite with this rustic-inspired bracelet. Available at Modcloth.
Shady Brook Farm
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hilly RoadYardley, PA 19067215-968-1670
Shady Brook Farms offers a farm market, U-Pick crops, deli, and garden center. Their Pumpkinfest is open daily this year from September 29th through October 31st. Apples and Pumpkins are sold by the pound and the $12 general admission includes wagon rides, a corn maze, and a dozen more activities. Half price admission is offered on 9/15, 16, 22, and 23. Stay into the evening for Horrorfest, Shady Brook Farm's offering of four spooky attractions. The Hayride of Horror, Barn of Horror, 3-D Alien Encounter, and Carnage are open on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights during October. Find them on Facebook here!
Sparkle & Fade Printed Pleated Maxi Skirt
This breezy chiffon maxi skirt is the perfect length and color for fall. Whether you are sitting on a picnic blanket or taking a spin on a hayride, this number will keep you covered. Available at Urban Outfitters.
Field of Screams
Field of Screams
191 College Avenue Mountville, PA 17554
The Field of Screams is open this fall from September 14th through November 4 on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Plus, they will be open on Halloween. Activities include the Haunted Hayride, Den of Darkness, and Frightmare Asylum. A $5 off coupon is available through email by signing up for the mailing list.
OBEY Standard Issue Windbreaker
Even in the dark, you won't have any trouble holding on to your best man friend in this brightly colored water-resistant windbreaker. Plus, he'll stay dry even if you start crying on his shoulder after the evil clown carnival tunnel. Available at Arcadia Boutique.
Church Street and Bridge Road Spring City, PA 19475
Pennhurst Asylum is open for haunts from September 21 through November 4. Hours and availability vary. Activities include the Dungeon of Lost Souls, The Tunnel Terror, and the Ghost Hunt. A $5 off coupon is available for on-site purchases here.
Staring at Stars Long-Sleeved Slit Sleeve Top
For those in-between weather days, let this top take you through the temperature transitions. Just don't let the zombies with chainsaws find your exposed arms. No sweat! Available at Urban Outfitters.
The Valley of Fear
Valley of Fear
The Valley of Fear is open this year from September 28th through November 3rd on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Attractions include the Haunted Hayride, Scary Tales, and the Zombie Escape Maze. Giveaways, live bands, magicians, and more will also be featured nightly. Coupon specials and family packs are available here.
Ben Sherman Cardigan Shawl
Stay cozy while waiting in line at Linvilla for caramel-covered apples and apple cider or at the Bates Motel for a night of screams. Available at Kembrel.
The Bates Motel
Warm Hues Hexagon Cookie Gift Box
These hexagonal vanilla shortbread cookies are inspired by crocheted afghans and look just as vibrant as maple leaves. Brighten up your cookie jar with these lovelies stacked inside. Available at Whipped Bakeshop.
Whirled Leaves Wreath
This wreath is subtly elegant and is the perfect all year round. But, it can totally be duplicated in a DIY project using brown paper bags or dried leaves. Plus, you can use it for a number of holidays just by wrapping coordinated silk garland or pushing sprigs of glitter in the middle. Available at Terrain.
Skeleton Scarf in Lavender
This piece by Thomas Paul is a fashionable cotton voile scarf that can also be used as a shawl or pareo. Available at roots inc.
Owl Umbrella Stand
What a hoot! This little guy would look so friendly in an entrance hallway and is probably the closest to a real butler that you can get. Available at Hello World.
Stewart and Brown Big Tee Dress in Cantaloupe
Albeit Lipstick in Peony
It's true, Anthropologie has taken their first step into cosmetics and has released a six-piece lipstick collection named Albeit. With a gorgeous color selection, retro-inspired gold tube, and cute packaging, picking up every color might be too easy. Vermillion, Mulberry, and Bisque are a few of the available shades. Available at Anthropologie for $18.
Start your morning off right with this coffee body scrub that should awaken even the most tired of eyes. Available at Duross & Langel for $19.
Art in the Age is a local favorite known for their specialty artifacts and craft spirits. Featuring lemongrass, coriander, and vanilla oils among other organic ingredients, it is a vibrant addition to one's bathroom. Available at AITA for $7.
U Bee Well Lip Balm
Barbara Gettes of The Spinning Leaves makes a seriously delicious lip balm with local beeswax and honey, lavender essential oil, organic tea tree oil, and the best olive oil she can afford! Her lip balm and more can be ordered directly from her Blogspot for $4 and is also available at The Herbiary (Reading Terminal and Chestnut Hill), Milk & Honey and the Mariposa Food Co-op (West Philly), and Art in the Age (Old City) for $3.
For the perfect all-day hold, this lightly scented wax with coriander and ginger essential oils will last you about a year's worth of mustachioed style. Available at Volta Organics for $10.
This past weekend Made in America wasn't just about the music, the festival fashion was out of this world. We picked out the hottest, wildest and most festive outfits that our fab photographer, Marie Alyse Rodriguez, captured and put together the 11 looks we love at Made in America:
1. The 'tude, the flowers, the tank...we're loving it all.
All summer long excitement was in the air as people waited anxiously for the arrival of the highly anticipated Made in America Festival that Jay-z announced in May. This past weekend, the festival finally arrived, and it was just as magical as we'd all hoped it would be, if not more.
Arcadia Boutique is celebrating their 5th birthday and has a party planned for their Northern Liberties location to match this milestone this upcoming First Friday on September 7th from 6 - 9pm. To show their appreciation for the support they have received over the past years, the party will include the opening of their autumn art show featuring new works by Natalie Flor Negron, a custom jewelry "Charm Bar" sponsored by Charms City Jewelry, music by DJ Yolo One, and plenty of cocktails, food, and fun! Plus, all clothes and shoes, including brand new fall styles, will be 15% off.
Since you still have some shopping to do for back to school, make sure to stop by for their last summer sale. Their Sale on Sale will run through August 31 and customers can take an extra 20% off all sale merchandise both in stores and online with the code EXTRA20. This weekend also marks the last of their featured designer discount series. All BB Dakota merchandise is 20% off this weekend (FROSTYBEV is the code).
For more details about both sales, check out their Blogspot. Plus, follow them on Twitter and like them on Facebook!
Arcadia Northern Liberties 819 N. 2nd Street Philadelphia, PA 19123 P: 215.667.8099 F: 215.667.8121
265 S. 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103