Located in the King of Prussia Mall, FOR THE JAWNS (FTJ) was started as just a “cute idea,” then founder Telanea gained clarity of the bigger picture and how it fits into her purpose. T’s ultimate goal is to build a network of beautiful, intelligent, boss women who are unapologetically themselves and are living their purpose. The women in this network will be offered opportunities to mentor the young girls T meets every day through her work with her 501(c)3 Elizabeth Ann Coalition Against Domestic Abuse (EACADA) and networking opportunities to potentially help one another reach the level of greatness that we all strive to achieve.
Shopping & Services
A Little Mental is a business created by Morgan Reid, a young mental health professional, in effort to help people reach wellness, a little mental, at a time. Its mission is to bridge the gap between recognizing one’s own mental health struggles and accessing the adequate care needed to address them.
AroDough is the first product developed at A Little Mental. It is a portable self-care tool that holds the benefits of aromatherapy, fidget toys, and mindfulness tools combined. It’s a soft malleable dough infused with essential oils that leads you to smell and squeeze your stress away.
Grant Blvd is a Black- and women-owned business practicing ethical and sustainable fashion right here in Philly! Their mission is to support women who have formally been incarcerated or have experienced homelessness by using fashion to create employment opportunities and points of exposure. You can check out Grant Blvd’s designs located on Penn’s campus, or visit their website to learn more about their mission and find out how you can support this one-of-a-kind, Philadelphia-based clothing store!
This shop is the start of power couple Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran’s transformation of 13th Street. Open House specializes in Philly-themed gifts. Whether it’s jewelry, apparel, house décor, or even “smells like an Eagles win” candle, they truly have it all. Beyond their Philly selection, they also offer general apparel, accessories, house gifts, and more.
Duross and Langel brings self-care to a new level with their high-quality skincare and spa products. Beyond their extensive list of skincare scrubs, soaps, shower products, hair care, and more, they also offer customizable options to tailor your perfect product. Stop in at one of their specialty events for an interactive, hands-on experience where you walk away with your own custom-made soap!
Something Different by Eric is a nonprofit gift store that celebrates individuals with disabilities. Eric owns the store with his mom, Bernadette, and greets everyone who comes into his store with a great big smile; He is proud to show other people with Down Syndrome just how much they can achieve. This gift shop has everything from puzzles and home décor to candles and greeting cards; stop in to give Eric a visit and see all of the wonderful things happening at Something Different by Eric!
Owner and founder Adeline Koh, Ph.D., began Sabbatical Beauty after experiencing beauty products on the market failing to deliver on promises and claims. Drawing upon her background in research, she experimented with creating skincare lines and products that actually improve skin for a multitude of skin types. Sabbatical Beauty focuses on small-batch, handcrafted skincare products with active ingredients that actually work, and is largely influenced from trends in Korean and East Asian beauty.
Frag Out is a clothing store owned by veterans, for veterans. The store, by a Drexel graduate, offers custom apparel that represents the comradery built while serving and creates a space to foster that feeling. As they grow, their goal is to hire veterans, and ease the transition from military service to civilian life by creating their top-quality clothing and accessories.
This Chinatown gift shop is home to some of the cutest gifts, accessories, keychains, and more! Founded in 2020, Little Seven House opened its doors to the public and has been a fan favorite ever since. They offer a wide variety of stuffed toys of familiar characters (like Stitch from Lilo and Stitch), stationary accessories, and more.
This Manayunk Main Street boutique is the perfect destination for all gifts—whether for yourself or someone else! On their website, they have curated gift guides for the homebody, Philly fan, cocktail enthusiast, and so much more. They pride themselves on offering items from local artists and fellow small business owners to find some truly unique gifts. Owner and founder, Brandy, also runs a blog that not only covers exclusive finds and deals at The Little Apple Boutique, but also covers knowledge from her years as a small business owner!