Shopping Fever

It may be a short month, but February is packed with sales, fashion shows and beauty events that will make the winter blahs much more bearable.

Earrings and necklace by designer Tuyet Wong

Designer to the Stars

Main Line jewelry designer extraordinaire Tuyet Wong—who was named Main Line Today’s Best Custom Jewelry Maker in 2008—will present her Spring 2010 collection Feb. 3 at ADAM in Bryn Mawr. Guests will receive 10 percent off all jewelry purchases and $50 off any clothing purchase of $200 or more. The boutique is fully stocked with Adam Lippes’ latest spring and resort collections—oh, how these clothes make me long for warm weather! 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 831 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr; (484) 380-3099,;

And special congratulations goes out to Wong, who recently sold one of her stunning necklaces to daytime Emmy nominee Julie Pinson, star of As the World Turns. Congrats, Tuyet!

Paws for a Cure

Wagsworth Manor Pet Resort will host a fashion show and shopping event 6-9 p.m. on Feb. 4 in support of The organization’s president and founder, Dr. Marisa Weiss, is scheduled to speak about her newly revised book, Living Well Beyond Breast Cancer. The fashions, courtesy of Polka Dots in Paoli and the Worth Collection, will highlight all of the latest trends to add to your wardrobe this spring. Of course, Wagsworth’s favorite four-legged friends will hit the runway, too, modeling the latest in canine couture. All the doggie models are rescues available for adoption, so come with an open mind and you may leave with a new pooch! The event will also feature plenty of boutique shopping—just in time for Valentine’s Day—plus wine and hors d’oeuvres by Sage Catering of Berwyn. A suggested donation of $50 gets you your ticket, and each ticket purchase at the door includes 10 raffle tickets for a chance to win wonderful prizes from the vendors. (Purchase your ticket in advance for an extra 10 raffle tickets.) Tix sales, along with 15 percent of vendor sales, go to

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More Pink

Spend your Valentine’s afternoon—it’s Sunday, Feb. 14, for those who don’t have the date on their radar—pampering yourself during the Pretty for Pink event at the multi-award-winning Salon 31 in Ardmore. The event will take place 1-4 p.m. and will feature the hot, new cosmetics line, Motives by Loren Ridinger. Makeup artists will help guests select the most complimentary colors for their skin, and the talented salon staff will hold hair consultations. Great shopping incentives and raffle prizes include haircuts from Salon 31, private Pilates sessions, in-home makeup consultations, gift certificates to excellent restaurants, and more. Proceeds from the event will go to the Haverford-based Living Beyond Breast Cancer. $20/in advance, $30/at the door. Reservations requested here.


The Main Line’s premier men’s store, Pants, is having a storewide 50-percent-off sale on all fall and winter merchandise to make room for its spring and summer inventory. The store is also now open 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sundays. 931 W. Lancaster Ave. (above Skirt boutique), Bryn Mawr; (610) 527-6900,

After eight years in Wayne, Inside & Outside is closing its doors. We’ll certainly miss this hip home accessories store, too. Thru February, stop in for some fabulous finds at deep discount prices. Owner Carrie McNamara will now focus full time on her interior design business, Rahr/McNamara Home. McNamara and her partner, Bridget Rahr, have been in high demand among Main Liners for their unique style and fashionable flair. Their work has graced the pages of MLT—check out the most recent article here.

Save the Date …

… for Saint Katharine of Siena’s Spring Fashion Show on March 4 at Overbrook Golf Club. The evening includes appetizers, an open wine bar, and a spectacular showcase of spring fashions from Bryn Mawr’s Skirt. Over 10 boutique vendors will sell a variety of accessories for the home, plus beauty products. For more information, visit

Our Best of the Main Line Elimination Ballot is open through February 22!