Blog: Green Thumbs Gather 'Round!

Blog: Green Thumbs Gather 'Round!

Believe it or not, before I started working at Hello World, I didn't give a second thought to the idea of planters. I've always just assumed you dug your hole and the plant went into the ground and you cared for it accordingly. Similarly, I thought if a plant came in a pot...that's how it would and should stay. But I've seen the error of my ways!

Now I know that just like you may deserve a new pair of pants, your plant deserves a new pot! And planting can be even more fun with a super cute planter to put your earth babies in. Check out what we have in store below:

Let us help you get your indoor or outdoor gardening on! 

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Blog: Red, White, and Blue Takeover!

Blog: Red, White, and Blue Takeover!

Oh, say can you seeeee, the final day of our sale?

That's right, folks. We are quickly approaching the last day of our Spring/Summer Sale. If you haven't gotten into the store in the last month (or you have and you want to come back in for savings), act fast! You've only got this coming week left. 

What better way to treat yourself than with holiday themed items? Some may celebrate Independence Day by setting off fireworks and drinking beers, but here at Hello World we totally condone celebration by spending your hard earned cash. 

Check out what we've got in store (and on sale)! 

First and foremost, what do you really need more for the holiday than the appropriately colored dinnerware?

Still extremely important...the most beautiful red bag EVER! 

A little somethin' for the tie or history lover in your life.

Honestly, what says 1776 like a crochet coaster?

This super cute New York poster is just one of many!

All that said, enjoy your holiday! This is one of the few that you don't have to buy a gift for ;). 

 

By: Sabrina Iglesias

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Blog: Beach Day? In The Bag!

Blog: Beach Day? In The Bag!

A few months ago, my blog posts spoke heavily about getting ready for and anticipating the warm weather. Hopefully you took it seriously, because the warm weather is here! Today's high in Philadelphia is 86 degrees. Eighty-six! 

What that means is it's beach weather. It's time to grab your sunscreen, towels, portable phone charger, Wawa hoagie, and a flask that's totally not filled with anything they don't allow at the beach and head down the shore. Once you've got all the essentials, you'll need somewhere to put it all! 

As per usual, Hello World has got you covered. You may or may not know that we have a sale going on right now. If you frequent this blog, the store, or our Instagram account, you're already hip to that! 

Obviously, this is great news. The even better news? ALL of our beach bags are 50% off! Take a look at what we've got in store for you:

They're all so cute AND convenient! Pop on in during our sale to check them out.

 

By: Sabrina Iglesias

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Blog: Hats off to you!

Blog: Hats off to you!

Here at Hello World, we want to keep your head cool. Yes, that's strangely specific, but it's important! Picture this: the weather in Philadelphia finally warms up. You're out on a leisurely walk and you realize the top of your head is extremely warm. (As a kid, I had very dark hair, so this happened to me very often and I know the feeling.) 

You start to get upset, but then you remember you bought a lovely summer hat from Hello World. You pop it right on your head and you're feeling much better. Now you can enjoy the sunny day! 

Now that you've got that visual, all you have to do is pick your hat! Let us help you out with that:

And so many more!

 

By: Sabrina Iglesias

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Blog: Congrats, grad!

Blog: Congrats, grad!

It's grad season again! Young adults everywhere are gearing up in their caps and gowns, preparing for their parties, and celebrating being free of all their hard work. It's only right that we celebrate them, too. After all, they deserve it!

Are you stressing about what to get for them? We understand that. That's why we have been keeping a watchful eye on the gift trends of this graduation season!

Take a look at what your fellow shoppers have been getting for their grads:

These Corkcicle canteens are perfect for your grad to transition into their work week! Keeps their foods and beverages cold or hot for up to 25 hours.

This black bag is an absolute staple. It exudes elegance and style. 

These posters are some of our best sellers. Let your grad explore their wanderlust!

One of the newest pieces from Amy Neukrug is called The Carrie Necklace and it will make your grad feel like the star of Sex and the City!

Finally, these hilarious coasters. Any young adult can relate to these. 

 

By: Sabrina Iglesias

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Blog: It's Your Mother Calling...

Blog: It's Your Mother Calling...

We all know what it sounds like when your mom is calling your phone. When my grandmother calls my Mom, her ringtone is the 'Jaws' theme song. When my Mom calls me, a current radio hit blares out. I now hate that song due to how often I hear it. But regardless of just how often your mom may call you, her day is still coming up! Time to finally answer the phone.

That's right, folks. Sunday, May 8, 2016 is right around the corner. Have you picked up the perfect gift for your mom yet? If not, we can help with that.

For starters, we have all new jewelry by Amy Neukrug in. If the matriarch of your family loves pearls or has always wanted to start a pearl jewelry collection, this is the perfect purchase! 

Next up on the jewelry front, we have a whole new earring collection in from one of our favorite vendors, Wanna Buy A Watch? We know, the name is a bit misleading. But all of their jewelry is handcrafted and truly gorgeous.

We hope you haven't forgotten about the handbag sale we have going on! Select purses are 40% off and we still have plenty in. Frugal shoppers beware: the prices are amazing and the bags are super cute.

Come on in and check out all that and more. Whether your mom prefers bags, jewelry, housewares, scarves, aprons, tchotchkes, or something in between, we've got it all. If you need any help picking out a gift, we are always here to assist! Surprise mom with the perfect gift this year. 

 

 

By: Sabrina Iglesias

 

 

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Blog: Sweetest Bags Ever!

Blog: Sweetest Bags Ever!

I know, I know...it seems a bit excessive to make an entire blog post about three specific bags we have in our store. "But Sabrina, there are SO MANY BAGS at Hello World!", you might say. I'd have to agree, of course, but these are my favorite ones. 

Pretty recently, we got in the cutest fruit themed bags. While they may not be useful for a business meeting, they're great for something much more important: getting you in the mood for the warm weather and making you look like the quirky friend you truly are!

Not even joking, I want one of each. I want this bag in every possible fruit selection. They make me hungry, and not in the "it's 3 am and I just saw a fast food commercial and now I want to get an Uber to the nearest McDonald's" way. Instead, in the "I am about to text all of my friends and set up a picnic this weekend so I can wear a sundress and my new bag" way. See for yourself how completely adorable they are! 

     

How good does that mannequin look?! Now just imagine yourself in that. 

 

By: Sabrina Iglesias

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Blog: Jewelry On Point!

Blog: Jewelry On Point!

If you've ever been into the Hello World store (at 3610 Sansom St. in Philadelphia for those of you that want to come pay us a visit), you already know how much we love jewelry. We've got it all; necklaces, bracelets, earrings, rings, necklaces that can also be bracelets, pearls, stones, glass...the list can truly go on and on. 

What you may not know (unless you came into the store today) is that we've totally revamped how we are displaying our beloved jewelry! The very crafty owner of the store, J, has been hard at work to make the jewelry section as accessible as possible. That means we did away with the glass case and implemented a beautiful cork table.

This big change means that you no longer have to travel through the store to browse the jewelry! Enough talking about it, though. Take a look! 

That's right everyone...Cork!! Everywhere!! We think it looks pretty classy over in the jewelry department. Stop in and let us know what you think!

 

By: Sabrina Iglesias

 

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Blog: Sunnies Overload!

Blog: Sunnies Overload!

As I type this, I realize there could not have been a better day to get a shipment of sunglasses in here at Hello World. The sun is shining, the trees are all in bloom, and everyone in Philadelphia is experiencing only a slight windburn. The combination of sun and wind, however, does allow us to get excited for the warm weather that is to come!

 

Sure, we've had sunglasses in the past. But these are special...because they're so, so cute. Whether you're someone that likes the most on trend glasses, someone who loves to add their color pop with their shades, or someone that stays faithful to a classic wayfarer, we've got them all here for you. 

 

Check them out in their unnatural habitat: 

(Their natural habitat is your face, btw)

Come on in and try on a pair! Or two...or three? As you can see here, I got a bit too excited:

 

By: Sabrina Iglesias

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