10 Things We’re Loving in February

10 things we're loving in feb

From the opening of Adorn Goods in Centreville to New York Fashion Week, here are 10 Things We’re Loving in February:

1. This Friday, February 3rd – Saturday, February 4th is the Guilty Girls Warehouse Sale at the University of Delaware. Shop up to 80% off styles from your favorite local boutiques like Houppette, Ellie Boutique, and more!

2. We may not be too excited about who’s playing in the Super Bowl this Sunday, February 5th, but we’re looking forward to commercials and of course the halftime show with Lady Gaga.

3. Treat your loved one this Valentine’s Day with a gorgeous flower arrangement and a complete chef-prepared meal from Janssen’s Market. Call (302) 654-9941to place your order.

4. New York Fashion Week starts Thursday, February 9th and we’re thrilled to attending  a few shows like Nicole Miller and Vivienne Hu. Be sure to follow us @socialstylate to see all the beautiful designs and street style!

5. On Friday, February 10th “find your perfect patch” at No. 109 Shop where you can elevate your denim with monogrammed or embroidered patches. Bring your own jeans or buy some for 25% off! (Shop fun and stylish patches in store.)

6. One of our newest clients, Adorn Goods officially opens it’s doors in Centerville on Monday, February 13th. The shop features beautiful tablewares, gifts, home accessories and more!

7. Spend the afternoon on Saturday, February 25th at the 5th Annual Kennett Winterfest featuring 50 unique craft breweries, live music, and a food truck!

8. Not sure what to get your guy for Valentine’s Day? Check out what’s new and what’s on sale at Wilmington Country Store. We love the belts and wallets that remind us summer!

9. Have you seen the new arrivals of beauty and fashion in-stores yet? At Houppette in Greenvile, we’re loving the new bright colors of Laura Mercier’s Joie De Vivre. The go perfectly with the freshness of Resort styles at Ellie Boutique.

10. Who do you think will sweep the Oscar’s this year? We can’t wait to find out on Sunday, February 26th when Jimmy Kimmel hosts the Academy Awards.


10 Things We’re Loving This December


From holiday shopping to this season’s beauty must-have, there’s a lot to be excited for this month! Here are 10 things we’re loving this December: 

  1. This Thursday, December 1st, stop by Houppette and No. 109 Shop for Girl’s Day Out in Kennett Square! Enjoy fabulous perks from your favorite beauty and fashion brands. Plus, snack on holiday treats from Nourish (in the morning) and Talula’s Table (in the evening).
  2. With help from Janssen’s Market, don’t fuss over what to bring to a holiday party this year! Visit in-store or on their website to see what’s cooking.
  3. December 1st-4th, Ellie on the Main Line hosts a Nora Gardner Trunk Show with holiday exclusives and festive fun! Also, starting December 12th, they extend their shopping hours for holidays. View the complete schedule here.
  4. On December 2nd, enjoy a cozy First Friday Art Stroll in Kennett Square with hot cocoa and see the new holiday decorations in town.
  5. This season, it’s all about luxurious full eye lashes and we’re obsessed with Battington Lashes that offer easy to use and natural looking styles. Plus, we couldn’t be more excited about our client, Lilliana Vazquez of the The LV Guide, as their new Creative Director!
  6. December 3rd & 4th, stop by the Kennett Creamery for the Holiday Village Market featuring local artisans, food trucks, live music, and more!
  7. Take the kids on the Santa Claus Express to see all the holiday lights and decorations through the neighborhoods around Ashland Nature Preserve. Rides run on Saturdays and Sundays this December.
  8. In a funk about to buy people this year? Look no further than ‘Steals & Deals’ on the Today Show for great gift ideas brought to you by Jill Martin.
  9. Revamp your home this holiday season with fabulous items from Angerstein’s Building and Design Center. We’ve already added a few things to our holiday wish list!
  10. From ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ to the biopic titled ‘Jackie’ with Natalie Portman and the laugh out loud ‘Office Christmas Party’, there’s a lot of fun new movies to see this month!

10 Things We’re Loving in October

10 things we love in october

From fall fashion and beauty events to a night full of comedy, here are 10 things we’re loving in October:

  1. Pick your discount at Christina’s Unique Accessories and More this Saturday, October 1st from 10am-6pm. Treat yourself to new fall accessories and styles!
  2. Kick off the month with the annual Kennett Brewfest this Saturday, October 1st. It’s a fun day to spend outside trying craft beer and sporting your new favorite fall outfit. Need style inspiration? Click here!
  3. Wednesday, October 4th, Lauren heads to NYC for the Marc Fisher presentation featuring the Pre-Spring and Spring 2017 collection. We can’t wait to hear all about the chic new footwear!
  4. Later in the week on Friday, the ladies of Social Stylate attend an exclusive party at Kurtz Collection hosted by Veranda Magazine. We can’t wait for a fabulous evening filled with design and all things beautiful!
  5. Get ready for a full night of laughs at the first ever Funny Bone comedy show on Thursday, October 13th. The event takes place at the Baby Grand and showcases hilarious comedians from all over! Later in the month, the annual E-Racing the Blues takes place on Sunday, October 30th. Both events benefit the Mental Health Association of Delaware.
  6. Starting Monday, October 17th through Sunday, October 23rd, fine artists participate in Plein Air Brandywine to feature the beauty of the Brandywine Valley. The artwork will go on display for purchase starting Friday, October 21st at Winterthur. A portion of the proceeds from the art sale go to the Children’s Beach House.
  7. Fall might be our favorite season for denim so it’s perfect that Ellie Boutique is hosting a Denim Days event starting Monday, October 17th through Saturday, October 22th. Stay tuned for details to follow but we hear a rep from our new favorite brand, DL196, will be in Greenville on Oct. 22nd!
  8. Since October just started, it’s time to figure out what to wear for Halloween. Thank goodness that last week, The LV Guide, shared where to find fun and flirty costume ideas!
  9. Mark your calendars on Thursday, October 27th for Until Soon‘s Trunk Show at No. 109 Shop. You’re not going to want to miss checking out the new brand, especially because the designer came from Anthropologie!
  10. Put your freshest fall face forward with an exclusive Natura Bisse facial at Houppette in Kennett Square on October 13th.

10 Things We’re Loving in August

10 things we're loving in august

From enjoying local outdoor activities to the summer Olympics, here are 10 things we’re loving in August:

  1. TED X Wilmington takes place on Wednesday, August 24th with a great list of speakers. Our client, Karissa Thacker will discussing topics from her latest book The Art of Authenticity including authentic leadership, transforming your career and more.
  2. The countdown to this summer’s Olympics is on! The opening ceremonies begin on August 5th and our client, Jill Martin will be there covering all the major moments. Plus, our intern Jordan Sawyer travels abroad in Rio de Janeiro with the University of Delaware. They’ll both be tweeting and posting during their adventures.
  3. New fall fashion begin to hit stores with fresh arrivals. Expect to see major trends like reconstructed denim, cut out shoulders, and dressed up bohemian.
  4. We’re huge Lauren Conrad fans so it’s no surprise that we’re excited for The Hills special on MTV premiering August 2nd.
  5. Third Thursdays in Kennett Square has become one of our favorite summer activities. On August 18th, leisurely stroll through town and enjoy the extended shopping hours at both Houppette and No. 109 Shop.
  6. Nightscape returns to Longwood Gardens from August 3rd to October 29th. Walk the grounds to see new exhibits, hear original music, and more.
  7. If you’re heading to the Delaware beaches be sure to check out Rehoboth’s Beachside Bar and Grill for delicious drinks, dishes, and daily specials. We’re obsessed with their calamari!
  8. On Sunday, August 7th, Philly’s Northern Liberties hosts the 2nd Street Festival to celebrate craft beer, local food vendors, and live music.
  9. Hagley Museum teams up with Dogfish Head and Belin Organic Cafe sliders for a fun summer night of great dining. You can also bike and hike the 3 mile loop around the property, which is usually closed to visitors.
  10. Penns Woods Winery hosts yoga in the vineyard on select Fridays and Sundays now through October. The 60 minute gentle yoga class takes place in the heart of their vineyard followed by a wine tasting and local light bites.