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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

Women’s clothing store Hip & Thrifty opening on hot block

A new women’s clothing store is shooting to open this month at 1810 E. Passyunk Ave.

Called Hip & Thrifty, the shop takes over the space that was last Pixie Toes invitations, which closed in December.

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Soon to be Hip & Thrifty

According to the flier posted in the window, the store intends to sell “New and gently used women’s clothing.”

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

Pixie Toes Invitations has closed up shop

Maybe that storefront is cursed. Or maybe people don’t go into stores to get invitations made up anymore.

Farewell, Pixie Toes. We hardly knew ye

Whatever the reason, the lights have gone dark at Pixie Toes Invitations at 1810 E Passyunk Ave., which opened only this year.  If you were planning to get your wedding invitations there, don’t fret. Pixie Toe’s lives on online.

The space also been a shoe store, dress shop and lingerie boutique in the last five years or so. Maybe that damn old pharmacy building next door, which has been vacant for at least six years, has dragged down the foot traffic on the block.

From Naked Philly, from January. Meanwhile, it looks the same, but without the wreath.
And notice that Pixie Toes to the left hadn’t even moved in yet

Back when that ridiculous property (see Naked Philly’s rant about it here) still had a realtor, they were asking $3,500 a month for the ground floor space and $1,500 for the upstairs. It was eventually lowered to $2,900 for the first floor. But that apparently wasn’t enough to make up for the weird interior, which comes to an undesirable angle at the back.

Back in reality, it’s still to soon to learn what will eventually come in to 1810, but we have a call in to the building owner and will let you know if we hear anything.

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