Last week, I was invited to attend the Springtime Spoil, Spa & Style event at the Pyramid Club, a prestigious social club in Philadelphia. It was a fabulous evening full of food, pampering & fun – what more could a girl ask for? I got there a little early so I could get to know the different vendors that had set-up shop for the event. It was great to see familiar faces & also to meet new ones, all while learning about what they had to offer. Ready to relive it with me? Read on!
I’m always happy to see yummy munchies available to nibble on – I was coming straight from work & it was nice to have something that took the edge off.
I started off with a lovely hand massage from Aveda (Shops at Liberty Place), featuring their Stress Fix Body Creme. It had a rich, creamy texture that really left my hands moisturized & not greasy or over-perfumed – Love!.
I first met Susan Wall (Motives Cosmetics) at Architeqt Salon’s Valentine’s Day Pamper Party (and won makeup, which I now LOVE, more on that later), so it was cool to run into her here! As always, she had cosmetics for display/purchase, as well as Isotonix, Transitions & Market America products.
AnjuThreads (1129 Walnut Street), my favorite threading salon in the whole city (and yes, I’ve been to a bunch) was there offering complimentary threading sessions. Which reminded me that I had an appointment there next (this) week. I used to faithfully go to Yati every 2-3 weeks, but after she had a happy, chunky baby boy, it took me a little bit to work up the courage to try someone new. Finally, I just frickin put my big girl panties on & went to Harinder. She did a GREAT job on my brows, and they’re breathing a sigh of relief at finally getting tamed for the first time in forever. I missed those gorgeous sharp lines on threading can give!
Anyway, back to the party:
Hand & Stone was there giving chair massages (and putting their backs into it!). See that guy on the right? His name is Chris, and we’re practically event bffs by now. Find him at the Logan Square location (2000 Hamilton Street, #114A) & get your re-lax on!
I wish I had the time that night to get a set of funky nails by ThuyUyen Nguyen, a nail specialist based out of South Jersey. I haven’t seen many salons that do 3D designs like hers, so check her out if that’s the look you’re after! She’s currently working out of South Jersey Nails in Turnersville, NJ.
I thought the concept behind CJ Tours was pretty interesting – founder Chloe Johnston takes clients on shopping trips. In Paris. How cool?! For the event she had a sweet spread of designer scarves & convertible leather bags that she imported from France. I particularly loved that cognac tote – you could scrunch it up or down depending on how big you wanted it to be!
I really loved the handmade jewelry over at the Vintagessentials/Behressentials table. Stephanie Behr creates one-of-a-kind pieces from vintage accessories – like a gorgeous brooch, or an earring that lost its mate. She also makes limited runs of jewelry she creates from objects she finds in her husband’s pockets – she showed me a cute steampunk-esqe ring she created out of a nut! Check out her shops on Etsy for your own piece of vintage chic!
Rhonda Williams was there with her sister, displaying Philadelphia-born jewelry line Traci Lynn Jewelry. I was pretty shocked when she told me how much the pieces cost – there were many sets under $30! The pieces were all very pretty & would add a bit of sparkle to any outfit!
Kings Custom Clothiers was there displaying their, well, custom clothes – and JUST in time for Fathers’ Day! They have a number of locations in the city, and different levels of quality to fit any budget.
I had an absolute blast (how could I not!) high in the sky at the Pyramid Club. For more info on how you can be a member, visit their website!