The men and women of the armed forces serve our country well and make us proud. Everyday they are on the front lines to protect and serve our country, and that is an exceptional duty. When they come to Philadelphia, we appreciate our men and women of the armed forces. One way to honor their efforts in the City of Brotherly Love is to offer discounts on goods. Listed below are the top shops in the city of Philadelphia that offer a military discount to the extraordinary men and women who serve our country.

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Smak Parlour
219 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 625-4551

Smak Parlour is a small and vibrant vintage women’s boutique located in Old City. The shop carries women’s clothing, undergarments, sunglasses, accessories, novelties, books and more. Smak even offers its own line of cute sundresses and tees, so you’re sure to find something unique that you’ll love. For new military moms and dads, the boutique sells cute, woven knit caps and onesies. The owners of Smak offer a 10 percent discount to men and women of the military.

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Charlie’s Jeans
233-237 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 923- 9681

Charlie’s Jeans is located just a few doors down from Smak Parlour in Old City and offers a 10 percent discount to the men and women of our armed forces. Charlie’s has two convenient locations: one in Old City and another in Rittenhouse Square (1735 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19103). The shops specialize in jean fitting and have a host of other stylish clothing for men and women to choose from. Women will find denim from brands like Citizens of Humanity, Juicy Couture, Sebastian McCall, Theory and Spanx. Men will be stylish in a pair of Seven for All Mankind, Ed Hardy or True Religion jeans.

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The Bourse
111 S. Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 625-0300

When heading to Independence Mall, check out The Bourse, where there are plenty of options for shopping and dining. The concept here is “a place of exchange,” and The Bourse celebrates its hundred year history as a commerce and trade center by extending discounts to members of our military. Military personnel can go to the front desk and ask about a discount; the attendee will have a coupon available for up to 25 percent off of dining or 10 percent off of shopping at the souvenir shops. Dine at Philly’s Gourmet Cafe, Flamers Charboriled Hamburgers or Grande Olde Cheesesteaks after strolling the I Love Philly or Making History store.

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Sneaker Junction
311 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 829-9565

If any of the men and women of the armed forces need a pair of sneakers, they can always head on over to the Sneaker Junction. Military personnel receive $5 off a pair of sneakers in conjunction with the store’s already low prices.The Sneaker Junction also has t-shirts and a variety of sportswear available, in addition to accessories like sports hats in a variety of sizes.

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Three Sirens Boutique
134 North 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 925-3548

This little gem in Old City is perfect for the ladies of military who are looking for some cute accessories, dresses or sweaters. Three Sirens Boutique offers 20 percent off all full-price purchases, so you can save on a sexy cheetah faux fur leather wallet, flirty colorblocked strapless dress or floral patterned scarf, perfect for early spring. The boutique is open seven days a week, so it’s convenient for those who don’t have time to shop during the weekdays.

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1001 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 238-1347

With three different locations in the Gallery Market East and other locations around the city, Foot Locker also offers a 20 percent discount military discount to the men and women who serve our country. Footlocker always has the hottest sneakers in stock with brands such as Nike, Reebok, Adidas and more. This is a great spot to find athletic wear for the whole military family. Check out Kids Footlocker, Lady Footlocker and of course, the original Footlocker.

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