From Zen Samad’s Vogue District boutique to a chakra-balancing remedy on the 4 Seasons Spa.
New Boutique: Fason De Viv
Zen Samad chats about her new Vogue District boutique, Fason De Viv
Philly Magazine: What’s the identify imply? ZS: It’s Haitian Creole for “life-style.” We stock largely unbiased and minority-owned manufacturers. PM: What sorts of issues? ZS: Ladies’s and males’s attire and residential and wonder objects. Our greatest-sellers are journals, playing cards, tees, and a scented shea butter from ACAF. PM: Why open a store now? ZS: We had been in Outdated Metropolis a couple of years in the past, then went to on-line solely. I really like having a bodily house — it offers our model a voice.
New for Your House: Playhaus Designs
Right here’s one technique to fun-up your own home
Simply after issues shut down final spring, Fairmount’s Liz Santana (who based a design agency) teamed up with pal Dara Frank (a advertising and marketing whiz) to open Playhaus Designs. The corporate creates and builds ball pits, slides, climbing partitions and swings which you could set up (or pay them to do it!) in bedrooms, nice rooms and basements. Eat your coronary heart out, Richie Wealthy.
New Self-Care Therapy: The Chakras Sensorial Journey
Say howdy to the remedy you want proper now
The Spa at Four Seasons Philadelphia (the one metropolis spa with a Forbes five-star rating) has a brand new remedy to handle all pandemic-related stresses — bodily, emotional and cosmic. The Chakras Sensorial Journey ($250) combines therapeutic massage, oils, focused aromatherapy, singing bowls, chakra balancing and crystals. And hey, on the very least, you’ve tuned out the world for one wonderful hour.
New Method to Get Cozy: Wol Hide
Sustainable knits that really feel nearly as good as they give the impression of being
The pandemic accelerated what had been a sluggish sartorial shift to fixed consolation. Sweats are the brand new enterprise informal, which makes sweaters semi-formal apparel — and price investing in. The knitwear at Wol Conceal, an on-the-rise firm based by native Leah D’Ambrosio, delivers on all fronts: Her designs are refined tweaks on timeless classics (boxy crops, voluminous arms); the smooth yarns come from sustainable farms; the products are made — largely in Peru — in small family-run factories or hand-knit by ladies who earn a living from home. “It’s all the time been a objective of mine to make lovely garments in a greater manner,” says D’Ambrosio. “Individuals ought to be capable to have each.”
New Equipment to Store Now
Three standout objects at three new space outlets
Dolce & Gabanna bag, $5,500 at Lady M Boutique, a fashion-forward Glen Mills vacation spot.
Printed as “Market Report” within the January/February 2021 concern of Philadelphia journal.