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Old City's Lost + Found boutique.
Old City's Lost + Found boutique.

Twelve Stores to Hit Up On a Coed Shopping Date

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Old City's Lost + Found boutique.

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Square dancing, baby-making, tandem bicycling, shopping—some things are best done with a partner. Here, we present our favorite Philly stores for goods that appeal to both genders.


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Arcadia

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Arcadia's Northern Liberties location houses a menswear section with casual apparel from labels like Penguin and OBEY.
This fancy-pants mini department store is a must-see for high-end label finds for both men and women. Boyds' newly-expanded shoe department offers the largest selection of designer shoes in the city.

Kembrel - Men's Shop

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Help your guy navigate the racks at Kembrel's men's-only shop on Locust Street, then have him return the favor as you hunt for fashion treasure at the store's Rittenhouse location.

Bus Stop

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Bus Stop's bigger, better location sports an entire wall dedicated to guys-only kicks and accessories, like wallets and locally designed cashmere-blend socks. Women can still expect funky footwear from 80%20, Melissa, TOMS, Irregular Choice, OTBT, and many more.

Duke & Winston

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Inspired by his English bulldog, Duke, Seun Olubodun's line of casual apparel includes screenprinted tops for guys and gals, plus hoodies and plush pet beds for Fido.

Sugarcube®

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Independent designers (Heather, Corey Lynn Calter) shine alongside popular labels (Rag & Bone, A.P.C.) at this inviting Old City boutique. Image courtesy Sugarcube.

Retrospect

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South Street may not be the shopping destination it once was, but Retrospect attracts vintage-lovers to the area with the promise of kitschy housewares, cool accessories, and men's and women's apparel.

Omoi Zakka Shop

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Not your average gift shop, Omoi specializes in pop culture imports from Japan. Think: stationery, lunch boxes, toys, and desk novelties guaranteed to make the workday a little less boring.
Chestnut Street's H&M store is perpetually bustling (seriously, this location will test your patience) and features two floors for your shopping pleasure (men's is on the second floor). Stop by the Walnut Street location too—while smaller, it also has a men's section.

Lost + Found

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Dig through the racks for trendy, affordable finds from Tulle and Big Buddha; Guys will find casual apparel from the likes of Obey and Penguin.

South Moon Under

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With an additional location in Wayne, this East Coast chain is a reliable source for contemporary labels like Free People, RVCA, North Face, Quiksilver, and BB Dakota.

Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

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Small-batch, handcrafted goods are the draw in this Old City store. Men should scope out handcrafted jeans from Norman Porter and bow ties from Forage—both makers are based in Philly.

Arcadia

Arcadia's Northern Liberties location houses a menswear section with casual apparel from labels like Penguin and OBEY.

Boyds

This fancy-pants mini department store is a must-see for high-end label finds for both men and women. Boyds' newly-expanded shoe department offers the largest selection of designer shoes in the city.

Kembrel - Men's Shop

Help your guy navigate the racks at Kembrel's men's-only shop on Locust Street, then have him return the favor as you hunt for fashion treasure at the store's Rittenhouse location.

Bus Stop

Bus Stop's bigger, better location sports an entire wall dedicated to guys-only kicks and accessories, like wallets and locally designed cashmere-blend socks. Women can still expect funky footwear from 80%20, Melissa, TOMS, Irregular Choice, OTBT, and many more.

Duke & Winston

Inspired by his English bulldog, Duke, Seun Olubodun's line of casual apparel includes screenprinted tops for guys and gals, plus hoodies and plush pet beds for Fido.

Sugarcube®

Independent designers (Heather, Corey Lynn Calter) shine alongside popular labels (Rag & Bone, A.P.C.) at this inviting Old City boutique. Image courtesy Sugarcube.

Retrospect

South Street may not be the shopping destination it once was, but Retrospect attracts vintage-lovers to the area with the promise of kitschy housewares, cool accessories, and men's and women's apparel.

Omoi Zakka Shop

Not your average gift shop, Omoi specializes in pop culture imports from Japan. Think: stationery, lunch boxes, toys, and desk novelties guaranteed to make the workday a little less boring.

H&M

Chestnut Street's H&M store is perpetually bustling (seriously, this location will test your patience) and features two floors for your shopping pleasure (men's is on the second floor). Stop by the Walnut Street location too—while smaller, it also has a men's section.

Lost + Found

Dig through the racks for trendy, affordable finds from Tulle and Big Buddha; Guys will find casual apparel from the likes of Obey and Penguin.

South Moon Under

With an additional location in Wayne, this East Coast chain is a reliable source for contemporary labels like Free People, RVCA, North Face, Quiksilver, and BB Dakota.

Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

Small-batch, handcrafted goods are the draw in this Old City store. Men should scope out handcrafted jeans from Norman Porter and bow ties from Forage—both makers are based in Philly.