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

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819 N 2nd st
Philadelphia, PA 19123
(215) 667-8099
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Arcadia's Northern Liberties location houses a menswear section with casual apparel from labels like Penguin and OBEY.

2. Boyds

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1818 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA
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.

3. Kembrel - Men's Shop

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1219 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(866) 219-2196
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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.

4. Bus Stop

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727 S 4th St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 627-2357
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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.

5. Duke & Winston

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633 N. 2nd Street.
Philadelphia, PA 19123
(267) 639-5594
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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.

6. Sugarcube®

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124 N. 3rd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 238-0825
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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.

7. Retrospect

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508 South St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(267) 671-0116
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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.

8. Omoi Zakka Shop

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1608 Pine St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 545-0963
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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.
1530 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 561-6178
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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.

10. Lost + Found

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133 3rd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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.

11. South Moon Under

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1731 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 563-2298
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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.

12. Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

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116 N 3rd St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 922-2600
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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.

1. Arcadia

819 N 2nd st, Philadelphia, PA 19123
Arcadia's Northern Liberties location houses a menswear section with casual apparel from labels like Penguin and OBEY.
819 N 2nd st
Philadelphia, PA 19123

2. Boyds

1818 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA
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.
1818 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA

3. Kembrel - Men's Shop

1219 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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.
1219 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

4. Bus Stop

727 S 4th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
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.
727 S 4th St
Philadelphia, PA 19147

5. Duke & Winston

633 N. 2nd Street., Philadelphia, PA 19123
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.
633 N. 2nd Street.
Philadelphia, PA 19123

6. Sugarcube®

124 N. 3rd St., Philadelphia, PA 19106
Independent designers (Heather, Corey Lynn Calter) shine alongside popular labels (Rag & Bone, A.P.C.) at this inviting Old City boutique. Image courtesy Sugarcube.
124 N. 3rd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106

7. Retrospect

508 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
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.
508 South St
Philadelphia, PA 19147

8. Omoi Zakka Shop

1608 Pine St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
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.
1608 Pine St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103

9. H&M

1530 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19102
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.
1530 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19102

10. Lost + Found

133 3rd St., Philadelphia, PA 19106
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.
133 3rd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106

11. South Moon Under

1731 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
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.
1731 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103

12. Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

116 N 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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.
116 N 3rd St
Philadelphia, PA 19106