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In today's "Why hasn't this been done sooner?" news, Philadelphia magazine is in the process of organizing Philly Mag Shops, a warehouse-style shopping event featuring over 30 of the area's best boutiques and indie designers—all under one roof.
Taking place Sunday, October 6, at Olde Kensington's Crane Arts building, the ticketed event will grant shoppers access to the fall season's most sought-after designer apparel, accessories, and footwear at discounts of up to 40% off. "We are so excited to create something that connects our best shoppers with our best shops," says Philadelphia magazine's Ashley Primis. "It's basically the mall of our dreams, but for only one day."
Mark your calendars: The event website is slated to launch Thursday, August 29 (check back here for the website address), and tickets will go for $25 each (or buy three, get the fourth 50% off). Included in the ticket price? Cocktails, snacks, braid bars, smoky eye stations, and the ability to shop designers like Ace & Jig, Elle Moss, Rag & Bone, Isabel Marant Etoile, and Splendid at reduced prices. What's more, we here at Racked Philly will be giving away a pair of free tickets in September.
Now the list you've been waiting for: Boutiques and locals designers will include Aoki, Arcadia, Barbara Ellick, Blink, Bus Stop, Concrete Polish, Eaves, Erdon, The Geisha House, Jeantrix, Knit Wit, Menagerie, Mettlers American Mercantile, Nicole Miller, Open House, Per Lei, Peter Kate, SA VA, Third Street Habit, TownHome, Vagabond, Lobo Mau, United by Blue, Verde, and Philadelphia Magazine Fashion Project finalists Aso Damisi, Terese Sydonna Brown, Mariel Rojo, Megan Swansen and Victoria Wright.
*Update* The link to buy tickets is now live: https://www.eventbrite.com/event/7803222649
· Philadelphia magazine [Official Site]
· Crane Arts [Official Site]