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QUEEN VILLAGE—Stop into Fabric Row footwear boutique Bus Stop on Friday from 5:30 to 8:30 for The Royal Affair with The Duke & The Duchess. The British-themed shopping event will feature Bus Stop's new spring shoe collection from popular Brit designers alongside the newest graphic tees and dog accessories from Philly's own Duke & Winston. Complimentary cocktails will be offered. [Racked Inbox]
MIDTOWN—On Friday from 6pm to 8pm, Duross & Langel is hosting The Soap Maker's Apprentice, a free event showcasing the process behind the boutique's handmade bath and beauty products. Watch the pros as they make tropical-themed soaps and cocoa-shea butter moisturizers, and score a free olive oil lip balm and a island-inspired cocktail, and take advantage of a 20% discount good during the event. [Racked Inbox]
MANAYUNK—Antiques and found objects outpost Three Potato Four is holding its first-ever Print + Paper Show this Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm. Visit Three Potato Four's converted textile mill location to shop all-thing paper: prints, posters, letterpress, vintage/handmade books, ephemera, and more. Local food trucks Rival Bros. Coffee and Say Cheese Philly will be present, serving up their small batch roasted coffee and grilled cheese sandwiches. [Racked Inbox]