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Philly's Top Shops for Pretty People Watching

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You just watched a marathon of The Walking Dead and you're looking for a little pretty to cancel out all that carnage. Mapped below are eight zombie-free boutiques to cleanse your visual palate, from the 'burbs to center city.

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Jinxed Clothing

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Nestled within the trendy NoLibs shopping complex The Piazza, Jinxed puts you in prime position to stealthily ogle the neighborhood's abundance of tattooed twenty-somethings.
Rifle through the racks for the latest finds from Rag & Bone, then sneak a peek at fellow shoppers for style inspiration.

Trove General Store

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One glance into the icy blue peepers of store owner/resident beauty Charlotte Bonner, and you'll leave Trove in a trance—albeit better dressed.

Barneys CO-OP

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If you lived at Barney's Co-Op (you wish!), Rittenhouse Square would be your front yard, and nattily-dressed people on picnic blankets would be your lawn ornaments.

Art in the Age

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Attend one of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction's in-house workshops and side-eye the shop's loyal following of artist-types, hipsters, and purveyors of small-batch [insert craft here].

Menagerie

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A mecca for Main Line trophy wives (and the men who love them), this boutique houses a rotating selection of trendy jewelry and apparel from hard-to-find designers.

NINObrand

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Shopping at NINObrand is more like attending a private party than shopping a designer showroom; could-be models, champagne, and cheese plates complement the experience.

El Quetzal

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You'll find globally-inspired women's clothes and quirky accessories within this Chestnut Hill boutique, while outside, passersby strut down the picturesque cobblestone Germantown Avenue.

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Jinxed Clothing

Nestled within the trendy NoLibs shopping complex The Piazza, Jinxed puts you in prime position to stealthily ogle the neighborhood's abundance of tattooed twenty-somethings.

Eaves

Rifle through the racks for the latest finds from Rag & Bone, then sneak a peek at fellow shoppers for style inspiration.

Trove General Store

One glance into the icy blue peepers of store owner/resident beauty Charlotte Bonner, and you'll leave Trove in a trance—albeit better dressed.

Barneys CO-OP

If you lived at Barney's Co-Op (you wish!), Rittenhouse Square would be your front yard, and nattily-dressed people on picnic blankets would be your lawn ornaments.

Art in the Age

Attend one of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction's in-house workshops and side-eye the shop's loyal following of artist-types, hipsters, and purveyors of small-batch [insert craft here].

Menagerie

A mecca for Main Line trophy wives (and the men who love them), this boutique houses a rotating selection of trendy jewelry and apparel from hard-to-find designers.

NINObrand

Shopping at NINObrand is more like attending a private party than shopping a designer showroom; could-be models, champagne, and cheese plates complement the experience.

El Quetzal

You'll find globally-inspired women's clothes and quirky accessories within this Chestnut Hill boutique, while outside, passersby strut down the picturesque cobblestone Germantown Avenue.