The other night brought out the who’s who of Philly’s stylish people to one of the most fashionable streets in Philadelphia, Walnut Street and Joan Shepp’s boutique. Punchmedia Pr James Zeleniak and Rittenhouse’s GlossPR Maven Corie Moskow

One of Philly’s most stylish couples GPFO Sharon Pinkenson and Joseph Weiss, chairman, Electronic Ink. Check out Lesley van Arsdale’s piece on CBS3 re: Pa Tax Film credits and my interview about the celebs in town: Smith and Kristie Bergey; as I mentioned last night, Kristie along with a bunch of others is working on the Philadelphia Fashion Week in October; Philadelphia will be the newest city to get its own fashion week this fall. A three-day event that will take place October 8-10, 2009 at the 23rd Street Armory (23rd Street between Market and Chestnut streets),
The very stylish peeps Where Magazine Publisher Laura Burkhardt and Director of Marketing for the Mural Arts, Ryan Derfler. I just recently participating in an awesome Mural Arts tour sponsored by Where Magazine and given by Ryan Derfler, photos to come shortly. Great tour. You really must take a Mural Arts tour before the season is over.Celebrate the Murals
Take a free guided Mural Tour courtesy of Bank of America. To reserve a spot on Sat 9/26– call
215-685-0754 For weekly guided mural tours $$ ( Every Wed, Sat and Sunday ) Call 215-
389-8687 for more details or Also pick up the Center City Guide to Philadelphia, Fall Edition, which is published and edited by Where Magazine. Really informative and current;
We’ve arrived. Y-3 is now calls Joan Shepp home. describes it as “This much-loved, bi-level store elegantly presents an eclectic, extra-chic mix of Chloe bags, antique jewelry, Wolford hosiery, Miu Miu pumps, and especially clothing. Among the Yohji Yamamotos, Marnis, Dries Van Notens, and Junya Watanabes, you’ll occasionally find spectacular bargains. On Wednesday, dressmaker Irina Sigal stops by to work her seam-changing magic. You can’t miss everybody’s favorite salesperson, Tuesday, the best-dressed person in Philadelphia.
Y-3 has it’s own little space on the 2nd floor mezzanine, which includes a dressing roomHere’s long time Joan Shepp Tuesday Gordon manager and buyer for the store at 1600 Walnut St. with designer Walish Gooshe Walish’s shirt is wearing a custom design shirt he just whipped up
MJ Richardson, Emil DeJohn, director of fashion at the Art Institute, and Denise Fike; You’ll recall the last time we chatted with Dr. DeJohn it was when Andre Leon Talley visited to speak to his students. The good doctor said to be on the look out from Mr. Talley again, along with his friend Ralph Lauren who recently sent down material for his students to use in a design of a piece which will then be judge for the best design using this material.
Zama, a Japanese restaurant from Pod founding chef Hiroyuki “Zama” Tanaka (left); it’s expected to open this fall, Michael Klein reports.
Philadelphia Inquirer Fashion Writer Elizabeth Wellington
The next generation of fashion designers Stefan Robinson, Aristotle Brittingham and Arby Cohen
Evan Solomon and fiance Lynsie Fineberg are passionate about Friends of American Cancer Society Event on Sunday Evening October 25, 2009 at the Simeone Car Museum ( This year’s efforts will focus on Lung Cancer and The Hope Lodge. We have raised over 2.5 million over the past 9 years and over 500K just last year.
I’ve always been of fan of Perry Milou and his pop art style; After years of showing his work in his galleries, he packed up shop and moved south to a sunnier climate, but thankfully for us he returned. Hopefully he will see Philly in a new lite and be inspired to capture everything that is new and refreshing about the City.
11/18/05 – The Triangle newspaper states:

More reminiscent of a Parisian couture house or a modern museum of art than a 16th and Walnut Street shop, Shepp’s store has received national recognition as a primary establishment in the finer field of fashion. It is both a breeding ground and a designer-label haven to a style-conscious crowd. What’s more, Shepp started it all on a mere $100 budget; the store is amongst the top 20 in the country with Vogue Magazine listing it in 2002 among its “top 8” in the U.S.
Joan Shepp with friends – Affordable, exceptional luxury fashion. Carries one of a kind, up-to-the-minute selection of favorites like Stella McCartney, Christian Louboutin and Junya Watanabe and unique accessories by hard-to-find brands such as Johnny Farah, Sissi Rossi and John Wind. Says
ABAKINS Crew – Ky Cao, Judy Wong, Rick Cav, Jackson Wong, and Jenny Lei
Fashionable Krista and photographer Chris Gabello
Susan Glickman, Susan Shepp and Kevin Glickman of Philly’s Invincible Pictures.
Angela Duross and Karen Gross. Karen is singer, songwriter and cabaret performer; she has an upcoming show at the Tin Angel 10/23; and on SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 (2-4 pm)- Karen comes home for the DOYLESTOWN ARTS FESTIVAL!
The Visitor Center Concierge, and Philly expert Albert Lee with Tom, he serves as the pastry chef of MorimotoTymbre Arnstead, Khard Mateen from Elevator Fight, and Khandian Sanderson
A stylish bunch
Zuma Tanaka, Raquel Kay, Sana Kavee, Tuesday Gordon, Ellen Shepp, Irina Sigal, Tanya, and Rosalyn A Bentley
Lulu on Yelp states: Joan Shepp,aside from being one of the most stylish ladies in Philadelphia, has a very fashion forward boutique. You’ll find labels like Marni, Yohji Yamamoto, Charles Chang-Lima, YSL, Christian Louboutin, and of course Balenciaga.
Stop on by….1616 Walnut St