Shop Center City

Now a national retail destination, Center City Philadelphia boasts your favorite global brands, plus a vibrant mix of local boutiques. Philadelphia’s downtown is perfect for all of your shopping needs.

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Meet Sharon Pinkenson

Philadelphia, PA

Where do you live?
Rittenhouse Square

What do you do for a living?
Executive Director, Greater Philadelphia Film Office

What do you most love about your job?
Are you kidding? I’m in the film business and everything about it makes me happy!

How would you spend a perfect day in Center City?
Start with a walk on the Schuylkill Banks, lunch at Rouge, see a movie at the Roxy or the Prince, dinner at Vernick, all with Joe, of course.

Favorite places to shop in Center City?
Joan Shepp, Boyds, Barneys, Metropolitan Bakery, The Bakeshop on 20th, Head Start Shoes, TownHome, everywhere on 13th Street.

Favorite places to eat in Center City?
Rouge, Parc, D’Angelo’s, Vernick, a. kitchen, Zama, Pinefish, Double Knot, Barbuzzo.

Favorite places to drink in Center City?
a. bar. and all of the above.

Favorite Center City hidden gem?
Everywhere on Sansom.

Favorite designer or fashion brand?
Victoria Beckham, Roland Mouret, Ralph Lauren, Norma Kamali, etc., etc.

"My style in three words? Classic. Colorful. Sexy."

What is your go-to look?
Fitted knit dresses and jeans with sweaters, tee shirts or white men’s shirt.

Favorite scent?

Favorite drink?
Pinky (but only if Joe makes it) and spicy Margaritas.

What is on your bookshelf?
Lilli de Jong by Janet Benton

What is on your nightstand?
My iPad

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Sharon Pinkenson and Joe Weiss photographed in apparel and accessories from Boyds Philadelphia.

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