While National Best Friend Day was in June, there is nothing better than surprising your BFF with a specially planned day to thank them for a wonderful friendship. From start to finish, we’ve planned the perfect day that you two will want to relive over and over again.
Somehow, a hard workout is always easier with your best friend right by your side. Start your day by scheduling a sweat session at Philly Power Yoga and Thrive Pilates, where a variety of class options and levels are available. Whether you are yoga novices or looking to push yourselves with power yoga, this studio has everything you and your best friend will need to kick start your day. 2016 Walnut Street, 267-457-5745
What is brunch without your best friend? This charming Washington Square eatery is as delicious as it is beautiful. After your sweat session, reward yourselves by grabbing brunch at their chic outdoor dining space enveloped in stunning greenery and vintage wooden beams. The menu serves farm-fresh American cuisine that will have both of you going for seconds. 210 W. Washington Square, 215-592-7787
Best friends that look great together, stay together. At Drybar Center City, the master stylists will guarantee that you both are looking your best on your day out on the town. Specializing in blowouts, Drybar will give you the best tousled waves or sleek and straight locks you have ever seen. You two will leave the salon feeling nothing short of fabulous. 1701 Market St Suite #500, 215-622-2835
Take a stroll down historic Walnut Street for the ultimate day of shopping. Stop by Joan Shepp for bold colors, dynamic shapes, and avant-garde patterns. You two will be immersed in the designer threads of the Joan Shepp collection. It is the perfect one-stop shop for a head-to-toe makeover before a night on the town. 1811 Chestnut Street, 215-735-2666
Look back at your unforgettable day with your best friend at this adorable New American style BYOB restaurant. Chefs take seasonal ingredients and transform them into a satisfying creations. Make sure to save room for desserts, which often features things like peppermint chocolate chip ice cream, strawberry rhubarb sorbet, and green meadow farm honey semifreddo with a rhubarb compote. 1521 Spruce St, 215-546-1521
End an epic day with fireside drinks at Assembly Rooftop Lounge, which sits sky-high above The Logan Hotel. The open-air setting overlooks the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and is thoroughly complimented by their illustrious menu of champagnes and sparkling wines. Cheers to best friends forever! 1840 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 215-963-2723
Photography by: Photography by Michael Persico