The Best Places to Shop in Main Line & Philadelphia
From trendy designer duds to gorgeous homewares— and everything in between—it can all be found right here in Main Line & Philadelphia. Thanks to fabulous customer service and stylish retail experts, our local boutiques offer an unmatched shopping experience. Read on for some of our favorite places to shop in and around town. We hope you’re able to visit them all in person, but if not, most are able to ship anywhere in the country. So get out there and shop small, and don’t forget to tell them The Scout Guide sent you!
Little House Shop (Eagle Village Shops, 503 West Lancaster Avenue). Main Line’s premier Home Goods & Décor boutique. This incredible shop offers everything from luxury linens and bedding, to gifts and wedding registries, to personalized stationery and children’s merchandise and toys. There is something for everyone at the Little House Shop. Instagram
Antiquities, etc. (122 West Lancaster Avenue). The most pristine English antique store in our region hands down. This gem of a shop showcases a variety of home furnishings and accessories that are primarily shipped in from the UK. Every item in Antiquities is restored to perfection and presented in a way that allows the shopper to completely visualize how beautiful their home would be with anything they purchase at this boutique. Instagram
HOST Home Furnishings (Main Line, 58 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore & Chestnut Hill, 7908 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia). A custom home furnishings business located both on the Main Line and in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia. HOST provides an inspiring collection of handcrafted custom upholstery and home décor. Whether you’re looking to furnish your home, accessorizing certain rooms, or even looking to purchase a beautiful gift, HOST provides exceptional inventory of pieces to choose from at either showroom. With design services offered at both locations, you will have your home looking fabulous with all the help you need in no time at all. Instagram
MLW Showroom (121 North Wayne Avenue, Wayne). A charming boutique in the heart of Wayne that specializes in silk floral arrangements, home décor and accessories, women’s merchandise, and fashion jewelry. There is no way you aren’t walking out of this shop with something in your hand. ML Willcox does an exceptional job in curating a unique shop filled with treasures for your home and for yourself and others Instagram
Addison Bay (Suburban Square, 40 Coulter Avenue, Ardmore & 2619 Dune Drive, #2, Avalon, NJ). A lovely boutique focusing on fashion forward activewear that is polished yet comfortable. Whether you’re running to a yoga or spin class, running errands or grabbing a coffee with friends, Addison Bay has the perfect ensemble to make you look amazing in top quality activewear that can be worn from morning right into the evening. Instagram
Lovebirds Boutique (105 East Lancaster Avenue). Carefully balancing designer clothing with whimsical accessories, Lovebirds is always a fun place to stop by. I especially adore the embroidered sweatshirts, every Philadelphia fan’s merchandise dream. Instagram
Skirt (931 West Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr & 272 96th Street, Stone Harbor, NJ). A luxury, fashion forward women’s clothing boutique. With stylists available to curate the perfect wardrobe for all four seasons with high-end fashion designers and runway ready looks, this shop is an absolute staple for any woman wanting to look her absolute best from morning to night. Instagram
Out There Outfitters (123 North Wayne Avenue, Wayne). An outdoor lover’s dream. I always feel like a kid in a candy store at Out There Outfitters. Stocked with an impressive selection of Patagonia, as well Yeti, Smathers and Branson, and Goodr, you will always find the perfect gift here. Instagram
Terrain (138 Lancaster Avenue, Devon). Stunning layout that showcases an impressive array of flowers and succulents. Terrain is a magical place that is almost impossible to leave without a gift for a loved one (or yourself). Make sure to take your time here and stop in at the neighboring Terrain Café. Instagram
Parisa Rugs & Décor (33 North 3rd Street). This fabulous showroom showcases a vast array of woven rugs that are anywhere from Persian, modern, traditional and transitional in design. But there is also so much more to this fascinating boutique in the realm of home décor and design, accessories, artwork, jewelry and so much more. Every item is perfectly selected by owner Parisa Abdollahi to create a whimsical feel from the moment you walk through the door. Instagram
Minima (131 North 3rd Street). A luxury designer showroom of mostly Italian contemporary furnishings, along with home accessories and lighting. When you walk into Minima it’s as if you’re walking into a modern museum of home furnishings that truly look like works of art. It’s definitely an experience worth checking out. Instagram
Junior’s (260 South 16th Street). A men’s made-to-measure clothier with a shop operating in the Rittenhouse Square neighborhood. Classic American style with influences from Great Britain and Italy. Junior’s offers such an amazing variety of proper and comfortable pieces for the classic man, with every piece of garment made to last for a building wardrobe! This is absolutely our go-to for any man shopping in Philadelphia or the Main Line. Instagram
Mari Mi Bridal (323 Race Street). The bridal shops of bridal shops! From the dress to the veil to the beautiful accessories, they will style you to absolute perfection! Mari Mi Bridal carries the best dress designers out of any shop in Philadelphia. You will feel as if you are in a couture gallery of the most stunning bridal dresses you have ever set your eyes on. Ask for the owner Monet, and tell her Scout sent you. Instagram
Rennes (135 North 3rd Street, Philadelphia). A women’s boutique filled with the most stunning pieces of high-end fashion from the USA, Japan, France, Italy, India and more. With global design and hard to find brands, this highly sophisticated shop provides a unique perspective on women’s fashion. Instagram
Kin Boutique (1010 Pine Street). A women’s and men’s shop that provides a chic approach to fashion with simple and modern flare. We always say this shop gives Philadelphia a cool factor to fashion and makes you feel like you’re in Brooklyn, NY. But you’re not, you’re in Philly and having this awesome shop in our city has been such a gift. Instagram
Revival PHL (1038 Pine Street). A perfect city boutique that offers a wide array of products offering any shopper something they will love. From women’s and men’s accessories to kitchen items, greeting cards, and home décor gifts – there is a treasure for everyone. Instagram
Walter & Pine (729 South 4th Street). A unique florist located in Queen Village that we simply adore. Artfully designed florals and arrangements that are works of art yet simple in style, paired with a curated selection of plants and timeless objects for everyday life. Instagram
Philadelphia Independents (35 North 3rd Street, Philadelphia). Playful boutique located in Old City featuring solely handmade items from local makers. Stop by to admire the best talent in the city including jewelry, artwork, candles, home décor, accessories, greeting cards, and more. Instagram
Omoi Zakka (41 South 3rd Street, Philadelphia). A quirky, Japanese-influenced boutique selling home goods, stationary, accessories, and out-of-the-ordinary gifts. Emphasizing affordability and a sense of humor, stop by Omoi Zakka for a fun and curious shopping experience. Instagram
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