Frock Stars

cpc designs clothing!

Now that fall’s here, you long to spruce them up but don’t want to spend your entire stash of acorns.

Turn to CPC Designs, created by a trio of local moms who enlisted their brood of chipmunks as fit models for their classic line of dresses, longalls, and pants.

Go the custom route by mixing and matching fabrics and trims; choose from soft corduroys, festive plaids, or a preppy, anchor-embroidered option. Top off your creation with a monogrammed pocket. Or make things simple by picking one of the stock styles.

They’ve taken into account how fast kids sprout by adding details like contrasting cuffs for rolling up or down, waistbands with plenty of give, and adjustable ribbon shoulder straps.

So you can squirrel them away for next season.

CPC Designs (484-580-8408 or cpcdesignsinc.com).

This Week in Philadelphia!

Which Founder Are You? Quiz
What: Tykes can take a fun personality test to see which founding father they most resemble.
Why: Patriot games.
When: You cannot tell a lie.
Where: Online at constitutioncenter.org.

Flavors of Philly Tour

What: Learn about the city’s offbeat culinary history while filling up on faves like soft pretzels, pizza, and cheesesteaks.
Why: Tummy talk.
When: Ongoing. Daily, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Meeting place given after reservations are made. Tickets at 800-979-3370 or online at cityfoodtours.com.


What: Listen to local author Joyce Wright-McAdoo read her tale about a colorful and courageous little turtle.
Why: Come out of your shell.
When: Sat., noon-1 p.m.
Where: The African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch St. (215-574-0380).

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African American Museum in Philadelphia
701 Arch St
@ 7th St
Philadelphia, PA 19106