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Market Report: Art in the Age

11/01/2013
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  • Cigarette-printed clothing: There has to be a better print out there, right? [Opening Ceremony]
  • I hereby announce that Cindy Crawford wins Celebrity Halloween Costume Contest. Only a supermodel could make this costume look glamorous. [People]
  • Proceed with caution: How to wear aturtleneck under a strapless dress. [The Cut]
  • Sale alert: Now through Sunday, get 20 percent off all denim at Third Street Habit. Try to limit yourself to just one pair. I dare you.
  • NoLibs-based Duke & Winston opens a pop-up shop on the Main Line today. Find ‘em at 907 West Lancaster Avenue in Bryn Mawr, right next to Knit Wit. The high-style casual-wear line will be there through January 7th.
  • First Friday deal: Choose any one item at West Chester’s Blink boutique and get it for 20 percent off. Everything else in the store is 10 percent off. (Philly shoppers: That’s at least enough of a discount to pay for the gas to get there!)
  • Old City’s Art In The Age launches its limited-edition collection of  products and clothing today, featuring collaborations with amazing design houses (including Fishtown-based Norman Porter). Four items are available in very limited runs (button-down, pant, wool flannel cap and cocktail kit); each piece features prints that are based on four historic Philly-based textile prints from Philadelphia University’s print archive.
  •  Deal of the Day: J Brand waxed skinny jeans. Were $194, now $135.80 at Shopbop. The look of leather, for much, much less.

 

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Art in the Age Celebrates Philadelphia with Historic Collaboration

11/01/2013
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Last week we featured Philadelphia’s purveyor of dope goods Art In The Age and their slick bar in a bag collab with Poler. Hot on the heels of that dope collab, the team at AITA is rolling out an even big collab with a bunch of heavy hitters, all to honor Philadelphia’s rich manufacturing heritage. This capsule is based on four historic Philadelphia-based textile prints from the Design Center at Philadelphia University’s print archive, and therefore is nothing you’ve seen before or will likely see again. To make the most of this historic venture, AITA enlisted the sought-after talents of San Fran’s Taylor Stitch, Philly denim heads Norman Porter, our favorites Ebbets Field, and cocktail craftsmen W&P Design to craft these limited edition pieces. The motivation behind the collection lies in Philadelphia’s reputation as a textile stronghold for the best party of the century after the Civil War.

Art In The Age hooked us up with the info on all of these exclusive pieces. Check it:

Taylor Stitch – custom button-down Oxford shirt, $125: Custom button-down Oxford shirt using a rare Philadelphia print from the 1890s and their quintessential perfect-fit TS cut. The shirts are a limited one-time run.

Norman Porter – custom duck cloth pant, $250: Custom slim cut pant using dead-stock Cone Mills USA selvage duck cloth, with pocket liners printed with a Civil War-era Philadelphia print.  Each pant will feature hand-numbered leather patches and hand-hammered copper rivets.  Offered in an ultra-limited run of 25 pairs.

Ebbets Field Flannels – custom wool flannel cap, $54: Custom 100% wool flannel cap for Art in the Age featuring custom colors, monogram and a custom-printed Philadelphia collection fabric under-brim.  Produced in a limited run of 25 pieces.

W&P Design- Mason Bag customized cocktail kit, $279: Customized Mason Bag cocktail kit, featuring custom-printed pocket fabric from the Philadelphia collection, a custom Art in the Age stamp, and an interior pocket sized specially to hold an Art in the Age spirits bottle. The Mason Bag is designed to accommodate everything needed for shaking up drinks on-the-go.

If you’re in Philly tonight stop by Art In The Age’s Old City location (116 N 3rd St) for the launch of the entire collection! All items will be available for purchase. Check out these dope pieces below and shop them at AITI online.

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Wine Enthusiast Reviews Art in the Age

11/01/2013
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Great Host & Hostess Gifts for Thanksgiving

11/01/2013
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It’s that time of the year again when parties are in abundance and it’s better to stay inside with a glass of wine than hang out on the lawn. If you plan to attend a Thanksgiving feast instead of hosting, I suggest brining along a gift for your host or hostess this year. After all, organizing a Thanksgiving meal is quite the undertaking.

Morris Kitchen Syrups, $13

These syrups are a must-have on any bar cart. From Spiced Apple to Lemon, Rhubarb, and Ginger, you can break these sweet syrups out after the feast has been had and it’s time to end the night with a smooth drink.

Available at Art In The Age at 116 N. 3rd Street, or online at www.artintheage.com

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#campvibes cocktail kit

10/31/2013
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A Taste of Pumpkin

10/31/2013
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Pumpkins aren’t simply eye candy. In fact, when prepared accordingly, this delightful squash can work its way seamlessly into many a delicious seasonal treat. And you don’t even have to feel bad about indulging on said treats.

Not only are pumpkins delicious, they’re nutritious. Pumpkin seeds have been attributed to promoting heart health and can boost levels of serotonin, keeping you jolly through the season. When it comes to the bright orange flesh of the pumpkin, this fibrous food is high in potassium and can even act as a substantial immune booster thanks to packing Vitamin C, iron and zinc. On top of that, pumpkins have carotenoids that are said to keep cancer at bay while keeping your skin healthy.

In the spirit of the mighty pumpkin, we’ve compiled a mix of local menu items and DIY recipes we encourage you to indulge upon this season.

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