The Best Local Shopping Spots in Philadelphia

The month’s salary burning in your pockets? Itching to get gifts for friends and family? Curious to find the very best stores, bookshops and markets in Philadelphia? Is browsing your number one hobby? We understand, and so do our locals, who have their own favorite hidden gems, top picks for when nothing but a bit of window (or actual) shopping will do the trick. Check out their recommended local shops and never fall in a tourist trap again.

Jinxed – Vintage furnishings & collectibles

Jinxed – Vintage furnishings & collectibles

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“Jinxed” is my favorite store in Philadelphia. It’s a second hand shop with an eclectic mix of vintage houseware etc. Be quick or you’ll regret it!

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Material Culture – Anthropology museum or shop?

Material Culture – Anthropology museum or shop?

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“Material Culture” in Philadelphia isn’t just a store. It is a world. A global journey. An aesthetic trek through history & cultures…

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Milkcrate Cafe – Coffee & records

Milkcrate Cafe – Coffee & records

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“Milkcrate Cafe” in Philadelphia is a bright corner coffee spot that plays great tunes and dishes out healthy sandwiches and new and used vinyl records!

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Moon + Arrow – Handmade & vintage

Moon + Arrow – Handmade & vintage

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“Moon + Arrow” is a whimsical boutique full of vintage and handmade jewelry, clothes and gifts. I always find it easy to discover a trinket for a friend…

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Mt. Airy Village – The heart of grown up bohemia

Mt. Airy Village – The heart of grown up bohemia

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“Mt. Airy Village” Philadelphia is a beautiful independent bookstore with a small but ingeniously curated collection of new books. They also host events.

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