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EAST FALLS—Gilt City is heading to Philly for its first-ever Philadelphia Gilt City Warehouse Sale on Friday, beginning at 5pm. Housed in a warehouse at 3500 Scotts Lane in East Falls, the sale promises home goods, designer shoes, accessories, jewelry, and apparel for men, women and children—all at up to 90% off retail. A $5 ticket grants you entry, a $20 credit toward your purchase, and complimentary snacks and refreshments. [Racked Inbox]
KING OF PRUSSIA MALL—Beginning at 6pm on Friday, Simon Fashion Now kicks off at the King of Prussia Mall. The free, two-day fashion and beauty event offers runway shows, beauty and style demonstrations, exclusive giveaways, and VIP shopping experiences on Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20. On the docket: body cocktails and massages from L'Occitane; product displays and refreshments at SPANX; a spa bar at Lord & Taylor; and much more. [Racked Inbox]
RITTENHOUSE—On Saturday from 11am to 5pm, a fit specialist from designer denim brand J Brand will be at Chestnut Street's Knit Wit for a special denim event. The rep will help shoppers find their perfect pair of J Brand jeans; with any J Brand purchase, event-goers will be entered into a raffle to win a second pair. [RackedWire]
WEST PHILLY—West Philadelphia's biggest local craft event, Go West! Craft Fest, returns Saturday, April 20, on the grounds of The Woodlands mansion. The family-friendly craft market is popular for its live music, circus performers, children's activities, and handmade gifts and crafts—think jewelry, clothing, accessories, fine art, cards, toys, candles, and teas. The event takes place from 11am to 5pm. [RackedWire]