City Smart: Philadelphia


Just in case we needed any more proof that Washington, D.C. is on the verge of becoming the next major mid-Atlantic shopping destination, Warby Parker, Shinola and Filson moved in. Warby, the brand promising stylish unisex glasses at the simple click of a mouse, opened two locations this fall, one in Georgetown, another in Shaw—in The Shay. While the Georgetown location will stock sample frames and fill orders, the Shaw location will also offer eye exams. After a year-long pop-up stint, Shinola, the Detroit-based brand known for retro-cool bicycles and innovative watches, set up permanently in Logan Circle. Filson, their Seattle preppy sister apparel brand, took over the old pop-up spot late this past summer. 3225 M St. N.W. and 1924 8th St. N.W. #105,,

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