Best places in Philly to buy Sixers jerseys, hoodies and other merch – The Philadelphia Inquirer

Want to show some Sixers love? Here’s where to get the best jerseys, tees, hats, and other gear in the Philly area.
Walk around Philadelphia and you’re bound to see someone in Sixers gear. Whether it’s shorts, hoodies, jerseys or accessories, the Sixers have a large presence in the city.
Buying team apparel has become ingrained in the city’s culture. Allen Iverson and Julius Erving items, for example, sell more than anything else. Not just because they’re Hall of Famers; but rather for the cultural impact they have created beyond Sixers fans. Vintage-style merch, for instance, has become so popular, it’s often worn by people who weren’t even born when that actual style (or player) was part of the game.
You shouldn’t have any problem finding cool gear here in Philly. There are plenty of great stores, from big national brands (with one headquartered here) to nice local spots offering in store and online services.
Here are the best Philly stores to get Sixers gear:
Shibe Vintage sports on South 13th Street is a great local option for cool vintage-style gear. Shibe is there for the real nostalgia nerds, with throwback historical styles dating back to the Spectrum days. Think: a shirt with Dr. J dunking on Larry Bird, another with the Philly basketball logo, and one for the Spectrum itself.
📅 Monday-Sunday, ⌚11 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Monday-Thursday), closes at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. On Sundays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.,📍 137 South 13th St. 📞 215-909-9396, 💵 $5-$90, 🌐shibevintagesports.com
📍137 S 13th St., 📞 215-909-9396, 🌐 shibevintagesports.com
While Mitchell and Ness is now a national brand, it started here in Philly, and this is still where the company has its headquarters. And store manager Josh Steinberg says they bring in lots of stock when the team is on a good run (they sold out of Eagles jerseys during their Super Bowl Championship run, so they prepare in advance now).
According to Steinberg, vintage styles and authentic shorts are the most popular for people under 30, and hats and jerseys dominate with over-30 fans. But no matter what the age, gender or race, Iverson is the big fish. “Everything Iverson is the top seller when it comes to Sixers here,” Steinberg said.
And if you don’t feel like making it to their Walnut Street location, you can find Mitchell & Ness gear in shops all over Philly.
📅 Monday-Sunday, ⌚10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Monday to Saturday), and 11 a.m. noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday,📍1306 Walnut St.,📞 267-273-7622, 💵 $22.40-$750, 🌐 mitchellandness.com
📍 1306 Walnut St., 📞 267-273-7622, 🌐 mitchellandness.com, 📷 @mitchellandness
The South Philly shop’s designs are big on attitude, and while they don’t sell anything that resembles official Sixers gear, you can rep the team with $28 tees that ask WWJD (What Would Julius Do?) and remind you to trust the process. Always. But you can only process on Saturdays, the only day the shop is open.
📅 Thursday-Sunday, ⌚noon to 5 p.m.,📍1507 E Passyunk Ave.,📞 267-751-3667, 💵 $28, 🌐southfellini.com
Fanatics isn’t unique to Philly (though it does have ties to Sixers ownership): It has one of the largest nationwide collections of fan gear, including Snapbacks, bucket hats, and the popular Joel Embiid and James Harden black City Edition jerseys. It also sells all kinds of accessories from card holders to socks. The shop has official partnerships with both the online NBA store and Sixers shop. And you can make your own custom jersey, and snag “clinched” and “Phila Unite” shirts.
💵 $19- $1,000, 🌐 fanatics.com
Pro Image Sports has one location in Philly at Philadelphia Mills and four in South Jersey. Like most other places, Iverson jerseys are king, but it’s also a great spot if you want to stay at home, but feel like you’re watching the game at the Wells Fargo Center. You can deck out your home to display the depth of your Sixers love with logo-emblazoned rugs, license frames, and mugs, among other decorative items.
📅 Monday to Sunday, ⌚11 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Monday to Thursday), 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Friday-Saturday), and noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday📍1491 Franklin Mills Cir., 📞215-634-9273, 💵 $11- $150, 🌐proimagesports.com.
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If headwear is your thing, that just so happens to be Lids’ specialty (as the name suggests). You can find a selection of jerseys, T-shirts, and shorts, but the real star are hats. While you can find a variety of 9Fifty, 9Twenty, and stretch snapbacks, bucket hats are the shop’s most popular item when the weather heats up
📅 Monday to Sunday, ⌚10 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Monday to Saturday), and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday,📍901 Market St., 📞267-449-5974, 💵 $19- $75, 🌐lids.com. For other locations check their store locator.
Arthistory 101 has options ranging from playoff theme shirts to Limited Edition Mad Max tank tops, featuring player Tyrese Maxey. You can order from this Mayfair shop online or in store. Kids sizes are also available.
📅 Monday to Saturday, ⌚10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Monday to Friday), and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday,📍7045 Frankford Ave., 📞 215-437-9371, 💵 $15- $60, 🌐arthistory101.com
This store is for the fans looking for sustainable and upcycle Sixers’ merch. Created by Isabella Dahrouch’s, 215Upcycled offers crop tops and tie dye designs for the folks trying to find a trendy look. Order online.
💵$32-$40, 🌐215upcycled.com
With 76ers merch created by a Philly sports fan for other fans, this online store has an entire collection dedicated to the local team. Player dedicated stickers, vinyl art toys, and coach satin jackets are all in stock. If you are looking for Sixers shirts, check out their Sir Charles design playing tribute to legendary player Charles Barkley.
💵$3.50-$57, 🌐veteransshirtium.com
Looking for artsy merch? Local illustrator Paul Carpenter has a collection dedicated to the Philadelphia 76ers. This red apparel features detailed sketches of the city skyline along with the players. And for Joel Embiid fanatics, a separate collection of blue apparel titled “Number 21.” Order online.
💵 $25- $50, 🌐 paulcarpenterart.com, 📧 paulcarpenterart@gmail.com
This local online store brings modern designs to the Sixers merch scene. Choose between blue, gray, and black apparel featuring Ben Franklin, Joel Embiid, and phrases like “Brotherly love versus everybody.” And before trading rumors for James Harden, aka the Beard, settle, check out their “Beardelphia” shirt.
💵 $32-$55, 🌐 phillysportsshirts.com, 📧 hello@phillysportsshirts.com
If you are looking for licensed NBA merch, Rally House has hoodies, long sleeves, hats, shirts, basketball jerseys, and crop tops. Buy online or in-store.
📅 Monday-Sunday, ⌚10 a.m. to 9 p.m., 📍 7162 Ridge Ave., Suite 17B, 📞 215-543-6415, 💵 $6-$170, 🌐rallyhouse.com
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