December Retail Events

Boyds Philadelphia: No Shave November, now – December 8,
Join Boyds & Jefferson Health in raising funds to support prostate cancer prevention, research and education. Follow along on the month long journey with #BeardwithBoyds. An in-store shave off will be hosted on December 8 for No Shave November participants. A portion of purchases made on December 8 will be donated to Jefferson Health.
Boyds Philadelphia, 1818 Chestnut Street, 215.564.9000,

Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market, ongoing
The Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market features more than 40 local artisans, designers, crafters and confectionaries offering unique selection of gifts and specialty holiday foods in festively lit tents topped with authentic Herrnhut stars. The Market is open now through January 1, 2019. For more information and the full list of vendors, visit
Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market, Dilworth Park, 1 South 15 Street,

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Sephora: Host a Holiday Party, ongoing
Celebrate the season with a party at Sephora for your friends and family- full of learning, product playtime and more. Call Sephora to learn more and book.
Sephora, 1714 Chestnut Street, 215.563.6112,

Sephora: Personal Shopping, ongoing
Get personalized gifting advice from Sephora’s trained Beauty Advisors in a one-on-one session, whether you know exactly what you want or don’t know where to start. Let Sephora help you shop for everyone on your list. Book a reservation.
Sephora, 1714 Chestnut Street, 215.563.6112,

Ten Thousand Villages: Pop-Up, ongoing
Now through the end of December, visit Ten Thousand Villages’ temporary pop-up for fair trade gifts sure to please. Shop for home décor, personal accessories and gift items handcrafted from more than 130 artisan groups around the world! Treat yourself or your loved ones to the ethically sourced wares at the Ten Thousand Villages pop-up
The Philadelphia Building, 1315 Walnut Street, 445.444.0632,


Commonwealth Proper: Holiday Suit Drive, throughout December
The holiday season is a time for giving and supporting others. Commonwealth Proper (CMMP) has partnered with the non-profit, Career Wardrobe, to help individuals in transition obtain the confidence they need to achieve the next level of gainful employment. To help, throughout December bring in a gently used suit and receive $250 credit towards the purchase of a CMMP suit. Bring in two and you’ll get two $250 vouchers towards the purchase of two suits. There’s no limit, but all suits must be purchased in December and the vouchers cannot be combined.
Commonwealth Proper, 1839 Chestnut Street, 267.319.1741,

Philadelphia Museum of Art: Fabulous Fashion, From Dior’s New Look to Now, ongoing
Experience the drama and glamour of some of the most creative feminine fashions ever designed, from romantic ball gowns to audacious contemporary ensembles, and everything in between. See how designers have used color and pattern, shape and volume, draping, metallic, and embellishments to continually reinvent the art form. The pieces in the exhibition – daywear, bridal wear and more – showcase the Museum’s outstanding costume collection. Many are on view for the first time. The exhibition is on view now through March 3.
Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, 215.763.8100,

Joan Shepp: NY Accessories Council, December 8
Joan Shepp brings NY to Philadelphia in one of the biggest trunk shows of the year! Top designers to dress you from head to toe like throwback Fiorucci!
Joan Shepp, 1811 Chestnut Street, 215.735.2666,

Rittenhouse Row Holiday Fashion Crawl, December 8
Eat, drink and be merry… the Holiday Fashion Crawl is back for another year of simultaneous in-store parties highlighting the best of holiday fashion and mixology in Rittenhouse. Parties will include discounts, trunk shows, gifts with purchase and more! Participating stores include Bonobos, DFTI Boutique, ellelauri, Endeavor Athletic, Govberg Jewelers, Hope Chest, Joan Shepp, LAGOS, Shop Sixty Five, Skirt, and South Moon Under. Participating bars include:,, Bar Bombon, Village Whiskey, The Dandelion, Rouge, Spice Finch, Twenty Manning, Starr Restaurants and more! Check for more details.

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Macy's Center City Philadelphia: Christmas Light Show, ongoing
A celebrated tradition! Watch the stories of Sugar Plum Fairy and Frosty the Snowman play out in Macy's magnificent light show, narrated by Julie Andrews and topped off by a 40' tall magic Christmas tree. Don't miss this Philadelphia tradition of over 60 years! View the light show from the Grand Court. Click here for dates and showtimes. 
Macy's Center City Philadelphia, 1300 Market Street, 215.241.9000,

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Macy's Center City Philadelphia: Santaland and Dicken's Village, now - December 31, 2018
Travel back in time, or go straight to see Santa! Come meet Santa and tell him everything on your list. He's only here until December 24, so see him before he leaves on his big journey! Through December 31, take a trip to Victorian England with Macy's and witnesss A Christmas Carol, the classic tale by Charles Dickens, come to life before your eyes! 
Macy's Center City Philadelphia, 3rd Floor, 1300 Market Street, 215.241.9000, 

L.L. Bean: Holiday Pop-up Shop, December 8 – December 13
The L.L. Bean Holiday Pop-Up Shop is coming to Dilworth Park! Enjoy special savings on some of L.L Bean’s most popular gifts: Bean Boots, Wicked Good Slippers, accessories, gifts under $50 and more. Plus, save 20% on your purchase at the gift shop. Find gifts that lead to amazing memories together outside- that’s an L.L. Bean holiday. The Holiday Pop-up Shop will be open for business from 11AM-8PM on Saturday December 8th for opening day, then 11AM-7PM December 9 through December 13. The pop-up accepts credit.
L.L. Bean Pop-up, Dilworth Park, 1 South 15th Street,


Boyds Philadelphia: AMEDEO Trunk Show, December 15
AMEDEO was founded in 2006 by award winning designer Amedeo Scognamiglio. Scognamiglio reinterprets the century old tradition of cameos, jewelry designs made of seashell. Through these whimsical designs, AMEDEO is able to create contemporary adaptations of Victorian echoes with edgy creativity.
Boyds Philadelphia, 1818 Chestnut Street, 215.564.9000,

Bonobos: Donation Drive, through December 31
This year, Bonobos has partnered with GOOD+ Foundation and Career Gear to help families in need by holding donation drives at all Guideshop locations until December 31. Bonobos is collecting new toys and books and gently-used professional clothing. Toys will be distributed to low-income families by GOOD+ Foundation, while the professional clothing will be given to men in poverty as a means to help them back on their feet. Any customers who participate in either program will receive $20 off a pair of pants purchased in store. Bonobos will donate $25,000 to each organization.
Bonobos, 1519 Walnut Street, 267.788.0231,

Philadelphia Museum of Art: Roz Perry Memorial Lecture: Fashion & Fabulousness, January 26
Join cultural critic Madison Moore and fashion writer Teri Agins for a lively discussion of the aesthetic, social and performative aspects of dressing up from 2-3PM on Saturday, January 26. The program examines the culture of couture as both a rarefied sartorial practice and its influence on expression of “fabulousness” in the queer community. Reservations required. Click here to purchase tickets- includes Museum admission.
Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, 215.763.8100,