South Street Celebrates Philadelphia Collection with Giant Open-Air Runway Show

South Street Headhouse District (SSHD) celebrates the Philadelphia Collection with Fashion Under the Shambles, on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, with doors opening at 6:00pm. The Headhouse Square Shambles (200 Pine Street) will be transformed into a giant open-air runway that will showcase men’s and women’s cutting-edge, street styles from 21 SSHD boutiques and salons. America's Next Top Model Finalist Cory Wade Hindorff will preside as master of ceremonies, and architect/couture fashion designer Conrad Booker will debut dazzling new fashion installations. VIP tickets are $25 and include a reserved seat, swag bags, two drink tickets and complimentary hors d'oeuvres. Free general admission is available for standing room only. For tickets and RSVP, visit For more info, call 215-413-3713 and follow #SouthStFashion @officialsouthst on Twitter.

"Fashion Under the Shambles celebrates the best of the district, with something for men and women, from day to night," said BUS STOP Boutique owner and SSHD Board Member Elena Brennan. "Look for vintage original designs, thrift-store fashions, punk rock chic, affordable and stylish men's clothing, hard to find European shoes and accessories, feminine and soft womenswear, and even a taste of the erotic. They say only on South Street for a reason. Get ready to be wowed!"

Fashion Under the Shambles showcases the best of local Philadelphia fashion with unexpected and innovative collaborations between the boutiques and salons on Fabric Row and throughout SSHD. "The eclectic mix across the runway will be a celebration of how on trend South Street is this very second," said Brennan. Participating boutiques and salons will include:


  • Armour Philadelphia
  • Dude’s Boutique
  • Eye's Gallery
  • Hats in the Belfry
  • Helena Boutique
  • McKinzie Chic
  • Moon + Arrow
  • Nostalgia
  • PASSIONAL Boutique
  • Philly AIDS Thrift
  • PnkElephant
  • Totem Brand
  • Urban Princess Boutique


  • Eviama Life Green Spa and Boutique
  • Follicle Studio
  • LunaRosa Salon
  • Modish Hair Salon
  • Rocker Head Salon
  • Salon on 4th

America's Next Top Model Finalist Cory Wade Hindorff preside as master of ceremonies. Hindorff lives in the neighborhood and is often spotting frequenting SSHD boutiques, stores and restaurants. As a special bonus, architect, couture fashion designer and visual merchandiser  Conrad Booker will debut new fashion installations that will pop under the Shambles. Booker’s creations have been showcased locally, regionally and nationally, including on the hit television show, Project Runway. Music will be provided by DJ Patrick Feliciano from KBM Productions. Hors d'oeuvres will be provided by Bridget Foy's, Headhouse Crab & Oyster, Redwood and Twisted Tail.  

Doors open at 6:00pm, with the show started at 7:00pm. Event is held under the cover of the Shambles, rain or shine. Fashionable attire required. Event is 21 and up. VIP tickets are only $25 and include complimentary hors d'oeuvres, swag bags, two drink tickets and reserved show seating. General admission is free with RSVP required, and includes standing room only, hors d'oeuvres and cash bar. For RSVP and tickets, visit For more information, call 215-413-3713 and follow #SouthStFashion @officialsouthst on Twitter.


South Street Headhouse District is a renowned commercial corridor and home to over 400 unique businesses, including the city's best boutiques, designers, artists, retailers, restaurants and services in the region. The district one of the top tourist destinations in Philadelphia, with over one million visitors each year. Surrounded by the historic neighborhoods of Society Hill, Queen Village, Bella Vista, and Washington Square West, the South Street Headhouse District is great place to eat, shop, play, and live. For more information, call 215-413-3713, visit, follow @officialsouthst on Twitter, and like South Street Headhouse District on Facebook.