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How to Shop Small Businesses During the Coronavirus Lockdown

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As our community continues to settle into social distancing, many local retailers are finding unique ways to provide remote shopping experiences despite store closures.  

Chantilly Blue  

The Kennett Square boutique is offering private appointments in store, plus virtual shopping with curbside pickup.  

117 W. State St., Kennett Square, (610) 925-4644.  

Eaves  

Find a curated selection of merchandise on the boutique’s Instagram feed, which features nespring arrivals for purchase via direct message. Bonus: shipping is free 

105 N. Aberdeen Ave., Wayne, (610) 688-4466 

Grove 1-2-1  

Shop the Bryn Mawr boutique online or call to set up a FaceTime shopping session. Both include free delivery.  

821 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr, (484) 380-2540 

Heirloom Home & Studio  

Known for its selection of porcelain housewares—berry baskets anyone?—the Glenside shop will make a purchase at a local business for each order it receives online.  

2227 Mt. Carmel Ave., Glenside, (215) 989-3227.  

Hope Chest  

Just because you’re self-isolating doesn’t mean you don’t need cute undergarments or pajamas—after all, you’re probably wearing your PJs more than you normally would. Hope Chest is open for appointments or for phone orders that include free delivery to local customers so you can relax all day in style.  

379 Lancaster Ave., Haverford, (610) 642-4222.  

Kindred Collective  

Modern and bohemian looks are staples at this Bryn Mawr shop, which is keeping customers up-to-date via Instagram. Find new arrivals with sizing and color options, which can be purchased via direct message or phone call.  

836 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr, (484) 422-6483. 

LILA International 

Stock your wardrobe with trendy staples—from T-shirts to dresses to bags to earrings—at LILA International, which is offering home delivery for purchases made online or through Facebook or Instagram. Curbside pickup is also available, as are one-on-one virtual shopping sessions.  

4339 Main St., Manayunk, (267) 331-6995. 

Lucky Duck Toys  

Keep house-bound kids entertained with a selection of toys. Inventory is being shared on Instagram and curbside pickup is available this week from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

832 Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr, (610) 525-5825. 

Maura Grace  

Follow this Kennett Square boutique’s Instagram to discover spring styles modeled by the team. Orders can be placed by phone or through social media. Free shipping or scheduled curbside delivery are available.   

101 W. State St., Kennett Square, (484) 732-8201 

Nich  

Tune in for live weekly Facebook, Instagram and IGTV content for the latest arrivals at this Collegeville store. Orders can be placed online, on social media, or by phone and are available for free shipping and curbside delivery.  

161 Market St., Collegeville, (484) 902-8853  

Patricia Adams Gifts  

Whether celebrating a birthday, holiday or just wanting to give a pick-me-up to a friend or family member, this Haverford gift shop has you covered. Contact the remote office to make a private appointment or place an order for drive through or delivery services.  

379 Lancaster Ave., Haverford, (610) 642-0585 

Phineas Gage  

Schedule virtual appointments via Facetime or phone to shop the latest looks. Home delivery and curbside pickup are available for customers.  

29 S. High St., West Chester, (484) 266-7344 

Piccolo Amore  

This Collegeville shop offers a monthly personalized fashion subscription called the “Little Pink Box.” Inside, you’ll find an assortment of new arrivals shipped right to your door. Throughout the month, the styling fee will be waived for all new and current box members.  

538 W. Main St., Collegeville, (484) 961-8060  

Polka Dots  

Shop fun and elegant pieces alike via the boutique’s Instagram and Facebook feeds, delivered with free shipping.  

29 Leopard Rd., Paoli, (610) 640-2714.

Posh  

The stylists at Posh are hosting phone and FaceTime styling sessions to put together concierge boxes delivered to your home.  

103 E. King St., Malvern, (610) 644-7220 

Skirt  

Need great spring dresses? Shoppers can visit the store by private appointment only or call for a handcurated box to be delivered to your doorstep.  

931 Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr, (610) 520-0222 

Stile by Per Lei   

Visit the boutique’s Instagram for live videos showcasing new pieces for purchase by phone or direct message. Videos go live at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday.  

3555 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, (610) 356-3635. 

Tish  

Known for its mix of staples and trendy wardrobe essentials, Tish is continuing to supply customers with fashion through phone or direct message orders, which are available for curbside pickup. 

138 E. Gay St., West Chester, (610) 692-7500. 

 TEXTILE 

Visit this Kennett Square boutique’s Instagram and website for updates on new arrivals and to place orders with free shipping or curbside pickup. 

210 S. Mill Road, Kennett Square, (610) 444-3570.  

TRACE   

This relatively new shop is sharing its stock online and via Instagram. Look for an abundance of cute housewares, gifts and more with flatrate shipping or curbside pickup options.  

80 Rittenhouse Place, Ardmore, (484) 413-2793. 

worKS  

Daily videos via the shop’s Instagram IGTV channel offer shoppers a virtual tour of worKS, which is home to a number of local artisans. Find everything from flowers to jewelry to houseware to clothing.  

432 S. Walnut St., Kennett Square, (484) 732-8586 

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