Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Lucky For Us There are Sales Abound

Thank you to Lucky Magazine for compiling and thank you to the failing economy for creating a massive amount of sales to increase revenues. See what is going on in your neck of the woods.

DressCodes (www.dresscodesatl.com): This downtown Decatur boutique is reducing denim up to 70% off from brands such as Earnest Sewn, Deener, and Good Society. A small selection of knits from YMC and Bobi has also been marked down 20 percent. 201 W. Ponce de Leon Ave. 404-343-2894 Mon.-Sat., 11-7

Lisa Brown Atlanta: New to the floor at this dependable Sandy Springs boutique are dresses from Milly and winter sweaters from Rhys Dwfen. Look to the sale rack for fall and winter items from last year, including Milly separates and Amanda Uprichard cotton dresses, now reduced 70 percent. 6301 Roswell Rd. NE 404-255-4949 Mon.-Sat., 10-6

Dress (www.dressboston.com): Save 30 to 70% on fall and winter pieces by 3.1 Phillip Lim, Adam, Lyell, Manon, and more at Back Bay favorite Dress' midseason sale. 221 Newbury St. 617-424-7125 Mon.-Thurs., 11-7; Fri.-Sat., 11-6; Sun., 12-5Intimacy (www.myintimacy.com): Stop by this lingerie haven 10/26 and 11/6 for a bra fitting; buy a lace, plunge, strapless, or demi bra and receive a Hanky Panky thong for free. One more day without having to do laundry, that would be enough for me to stop by. Copley Place, 100 Huntington Ave. 857-277-7887 Mon.-Sat., 10-9; Sun., 11-6

Habit (www.habitshop.com): Through Friday, save 10 percent on anything black at Habit, in honor of Halloween. Browse sweaters by Dear Cashmere, scarves by Scarves by Tina, clutches by Shara Porter, and more. 703 E. Broadway, South Boston 617-269-1998

Violet Skin Boutique (www.violetskinboutique.com): Through Friday book a new-for-fall organic body and skin treatments—including the Moroccan Spice body wrap and Fango Mud body wrap—and receive a free mini facial. 257 Newbury St. 617-262-7546 Tues.-Sun., by appointment1362 Beacon St., Brookline 617-264-7546 Tues.-Sun., by appointment

Clever Alice (www.cleveralice.com): This shop is moving and needs to lighten its load when it sets up shop at 1920 North Damen Avenue on Saturday, November 1. The old locatuon at the River North will be open, with new winter collections from Kitchen Orange, Casting, Plastic Island, and Prairie Underground. 750 N. Franklin St. 312-587-8693 Mon.-Fri., 10:30-7; Sat., 10-6

Havilah (www.shophavilah.com): First-time customers who shop at the River North location save 20% on all new arrivals. Shop from lines like Botkier, Elizabeth and James, Madison Marcus, Mike & Chris, Rebecca Minkoff, Rebecca Taylor, Vena Cava, and more. 869 N. Larrabee St. 312-202-0012 Daily, 11-6PrettyCity (www.Prettycity.com/pink): Featuring 31 days of $31 beauty to raise breast cancer awareness and funds during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Visit www.prettycity.com/pink to find participating spas and salons in the Chicago area, through the month of October.

Guise Chic and White Chicago (www.guisechic.com) and (www. whitechicago.com): White Chicago and Guise Chic are teaming up for Consign & Shine: Through October, any bride who consigns her new or once-wed gown will receive a minimakeover (a $100 value) and 10 percent savings on all fall clothing at Guise Chic. White Chicago 222 W. Huron St. 312-397-1571 By appointmentGuise Chic 2128 N. Halsted St. 773-929-6130 Mon.-Fri., 9:30-8:30; Sat., 9:30-7; Sun., 9:30-6:30

Partners Card (www.partnerscard.org): Through Sunday use the Partners Card to save 20 percent on more than 750 stores and restaurants. The $60 card (100 percent of which supports The Family Place, an organization for victims of domestic violence) is accepted at top-notch retailers like Henry Beguelin, Anthropologie, and Billy Reid. Go to the site for more information.

The Spa by Whole Foods Market: October 29, receive 20% savings on every nail service at this relaxing spa. 11700 Preston Rd. 214-363-9760

Dolce Vita (www.dolcevitaspahouston.com): Time to treat yourself, unwind, and relax at the Dolce Vita Day Spa where this week Lucky readers pay only $80 for a $100 gift certificate (valid for any service). When purchasing make sure you mention Lucky magazine.2503B S. Shepherd Dr. 713-521-2100 Tues.-Fri., 9-8; Sat., 9-6Em & Lee (www.emandlee.com): This boutique is hosting its second annual Drop Dead Gorgeous Halloween party on Friday, October 31. You're invited for mojitos, pizza, and appetizers from Farrago's, plus a 20 percent discount on any purchase all day long. 314 Gray St. 713-522-1900 Event: Fri., 6-11 Regular hours: Mon.-Sat., 10-7:30; Sun., 12-6

Couture Blowout: Fatou Fall, who gained a following among the best-dressed women in town when she worked at Mix boutique, just opened this upscale resale shop. Reselling recent designer wares (many new, with tags still on), she's curated a collection of couture that includes Hermès, Rick Owens, Jil Sander, Givenchy, Nina Ricci, and Chanel, all at a fraction of their original cost.1621 Westheimer Rd. 713-520-7585 Sun.-Mon., by appointment; Tues.-Sat., 11-7

Los Angeles
The Suburban Glitz Designer Sample Sale: At this perennially well-stocked sale on Saturday save up to 70% on clothing and accessories by CC Skye, Splendid, Ella Moss, William Rast, and others. North Ranch Community Center, 1400 N. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village Event: Sat., 9-4

Pasadena City College Flea Market (www.pasadena.edu/fleamarket): Hit this sprawling, outdoor market on Sunday and snap up vintage clothing, antique furniture, and collectibles, along with items by local upstart designers. Admission is free. 1570 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena 626-585-7906 Event: Sun., 8-3

Barneys New York (http://www.barneys.com/): In the Co-op department of this posh department store, look for great reductions on clothing from Marc by Marc Jacobs, Vince, and Theory, plus designer shoes and handbags. Find great deals on new designers who will be the sought after looks next season. This is what Barney’s is most famous for. 9570 Wilshire Blvd. 310-276-4400 Mon.-Sat., 10-7; Sun., 12-6

Madewell (http://www.madewell.com/): A mother lode of T-shirts, cardigans, button-down blouses, jeans, scarves, and other fall basics are marked down at least 30%. Century City, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd. 310-772-0428 Mon-Fri., 10-9; Sat., 10-10; Sun., 11-6

Cusp (http://www.cusp,com/): Find an abundance of marked-down Elijah halter tops, beaded Tibi tunics, pretty Tory Burch patterned skirts, Dittos jeans, and other wear-right-now silhouettes by coveted designers. Westfield Shopping Center, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd. 310-552-0300 Mon.-Sat., 10-9; Sun., 11-6

Alice + Olivia (www.aliceandolivia.com/): Super-chic fall pieces, including polished-looking blouses, sequin-embellished dresses, and the line's signature figure-flattering pants, are reduced up to 40%. 134 S. Robertson Blvd. 310-247-0120 Mon-Sat., 11-7; Sun., 11-6

Ma Jolie: At this always-welcoming Westside spot, all new fall merchandise is up to 30 percent off. And past-season styles are reduced by 75 percent. Among the highlights: loads of wear-everywhere dresses by Michael Star, Twelfth Street by Cynthia Vincent, Velvet, Sky, and Single, plus jeans by Joe's Jeans, Seven for All Mankind, and Hudson. 147 S. Barrington Pl. 310-471-9545 Mon.-Sat., 10-6; Sun., 11-4

Sara: At this Brentwood boutique, the sale racks are rife with versatile pieces by T-Bags, Alice + Olivia, Walter, Tibi, and others. Also find markdowns on jeans by James Jeans and Hudson. All sale items are 50 to 65 percent off regular prices. 11640 San Vicente Blvd., Ste. 104 310-442-6725 Mon.-Fri., 10-6:30; Sat., 10-6; Sun., 11-5

Wicati (http://www.wicati.com/): 80% markdowns on current-season styles by Trina Turk, Tocca, Shoshanna, Cynthia Steffe, Nougat of London, and others. Shoes by Cynthia Vincent and Calleen Cordero are also on sale, with prices starting as low as $50. 2318 Westwood Blvd. 310-470-2651 Mon.-Wed., 10-5; Thurs., 10-7; Fri., 10-6; Sat., 11-6

Miami and Florida
Inca Swimwear: This bohemian-luxe swimwear company is the latest chic boutique to open at the Gansevoort South hotel. As part of the store's grand opening celebration, save 20% on anything in the store—including bikinis, one-pieces, resortwear, and accessories—now through Sunday. Gansevoort South, 2377 Collins Ave., Miami Beach 305-673-9170 Mon.-Thurs., 11-8; Fri.-Sat., 10-10; Sun., 11-8

Addison Craig (www.addisoncraig.com): This antiques-adorned shop feels like an approachable version of your sophisticated aunt's drawing room, awash in a unique mix of shoes, handbags, and jewelry you won't find anywhere else in town. Save 20 percent on everything in-store—Beirn bags, Tory Burch ballet flats, gold jewelry imported from Brazil, and more—through Saturday, November 30. 28 S. Boulevard of Presidents, Sarasota 941-388-3400 Mon.-Sat., 10-6; Sun., 12-5

Uni. K. Wax Center Coral Gables (www.unikwax.com): The Coral Gables outpost of this well-known waxing chain—popular for its way-less-painful stripless waxing technique—is hosting a first-anniversary special. Now through Friday, October 31, save 15 percent on any service and/or get a free upper-lip wax ($8 value) with any leg waxing service. Uni. K. Wax Center Coral Gables 165 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables 305-403-3223 Mon.-Fri., 10-7; Sat., 10-6

Jem (http://www.palmbeachjem.com/): Located inside hip women's wear boutique Rapunzel's Closet, Jem specializes in hard-to-find jewelry, beauty, and home ambiance lines. In honor of the store's new website, it's offering 20 percent off online purchases through Sunday, November 30 (enter coupon code JEM002 at checkout). Stock up on beauty lines such as Trance Essence and Treat, home ambiance collections including The Laundress and Archipelago Botanicals, and jewelry by CC Skye, Alexis Bittar, and more. 326 South County Rd., Palm Beach 561-832-1225 Mon.-Sat., 10-6

Elizabeth Charles (www.elizabeth-charles.com): In celebration of Halloween, this bohemian-luxe West Village boutique is offering 30% off anything black or orange, from Thursday, to Sunday. 639 1/2 Hudson St. 212-243-3201

MaxMara (http://www.maxmara.com/): MaxMara is selling luxury Italian wares from lines MAX&Co., 'SMaxMara, and Weekend through Thursday at Savvy&Co.'s New York loft. You can also shop the sale online at Savvy's new website, thesavvy.com, until Thursday
Event: Mon., 1-8; Tues.-Thurs., 10-8 (in-store); Mon., noon-Thurs., midnight (online)

Dolce & Gabbana (www.dolcegabbana.com): Find a full range of Dolce & Gabbana and D&G items reduced up to 70% through the end of the month. Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 W. 18th St., Fourth and Fifth Fl. 877-703-4872 Mon., 1-6; Tues.-Wed., 9-6; Thurs., 9-8; Fri., 9-5

Kooba (www.kooba.com): Kooba's luxe, colorful handbags with signature hardware details are up to 80% off until Thursday 141 W.36th St. Daily, 10-8 (closed 2-3)

Miss Sixty (http://www.misssixty.com/): Shoes, tops, pants, outerwear, and more are all marked down 50 to 75 percent until Saturday. Best deals are a purple down jacket (was $449, now $95), a long-sleeved V-neck dress (was $179, now $45), and black satin shoes (were $193, now $95). 260 Fifth Ave. 212-725-5400

Lounge (www. loungesoho.com)This Soho boutique is closing its doors and slashing prices on all merchandise: Sonia Rykiel, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Monarchy, and more are 50 to 90% off. 593 Broadway 212-226-7585 Mon.-Thurs., 10-9; Fri.-Sat., 10-10; Sun., 12-8

Makins Hats (www.makinshats.com): Until the end of December Makins' one-of-a-kind hand-blocked hats are marked 50% off wholesale prices. 212 W. 35th St., 12th Fl. Mon.-Fri., 10-4

Arcadia Boutique (www.arcadiaboutique.com): Stop by this Northern Liberties boutique on Saturdayfor its annual Ladies' Denim Brunch. Enjoy homemade snacks from Soy Café, plus 25 percent savings on all new denim purchases and free on-site alterations. 819 N. Second St. 215-667-8099 Wed.-Sat., 12-8; Sun., 12-5

Mabel and Zora (www.mabelandzora.com): This cheerful boutique for great dresses and cute, affordable fashion finds is offering Lucky readers a 25 percent discount on sweater purchases through Sunday. Make sure to mention the magazine to get this deal. 1468 NE Alberta St. 503-335-6169 748 NW 11th Ave. Mon.-Sat., 11-6; Sun., 12-5

Catlin Gabel Rummage Sale (www.catlin.edu/news/rummage/index): A cherished tradition for more than 60 years, the school's annual rummage sale is one of the largest in the world. Every year there are stories of scores of vintage designer duds unearthed from the mix, as well as furniture, housewares, antiques, and more. This year's sale fills 88,000 square feet at the Portland Expo Center from Thursday to Sunday, with all proceeds to benefit student financial aid. Find the best stuff on the first day; admission is free. Portland Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Dr. 503-297-1894, ext. 423 Event: Thurs., 5-9; Fri., 10-6; Sat., 9-9; Sun., 9-3

San Francisco and Northern California
Candystore Collective (www.candystorecollective.com): This Mission District spot carries charmingly offbeat clothing, vintage items, and home goods that can't be found elsewhere. Save 20% on any single purchase. 3153 16th St. 415-863-8143 Mon.-Fri., 9-6

Visage Studio (www.visagestudio.com): Cult and impossible-to-find brands (Anne Semonin, local line Wallit, Air Repair Skincare) line the 18-foot-high walls in this skin atelier, located in a loft building in the Dogpatch area. Save 20% on any single pampering treatment. 2325 Third St., Ste. 4111 415-503-1011 Tues.-Sat., by appointment

Ibiss: This Santa Clara boutique showcases Ibi Oluwole's sexy yet casual collection of apparel, handbags, jewelry, and shoes, as well as pieces from indie lingerie line Porcelynne, jewelry from Aiko Designs, and essential silhouettes by She Bible. Save 20 % storewide. 1231 Franklin Mall, Santa Clara 408-261-2050 Tues.-Fri., 12-7; Sat., 11-7

Zovo (www.zovolingerie.com): University District lingerie destination Zovo is celebrating election season by marking down bras from Aubade Jardin, Chantelle, and more up to 60%, now through November 4th. 4612 26th Ave. NE 206-525-9686 Mon.-Sat., 9:30-9; Sun., 11-6

Edressme.com: Until November 4—edressme.com is offering 20 percent off a selection of dresses inspired by Michelle Obama (sleeveless shifts and fun prints) and Cindy McCain (classic designer pieces). Try and channel the woman you think should be standing by her man for the next 4 years

Steve Madden (http://www.stevemadden.com/): Enjoy 20% off your purchase by entering “Votemadden” at checkout until November 5th. Stock up on black pumps you need or a great pair of flat boots. They are all the rage this season.

Turqjewelry.com: A huge assortment of one-of-a-kind necklaces, discontinued samples, and overstock items by this Atlanta designed line has been reduced 50%.

La Rousse (www. la-rousse.com): Long-standing Seattle boutique La Rousse sadly closed its doors, but the shop's new online outpost—with fall designs by American Retro, Feral Childe, Grey Ant, and more—is cause for celebration. Plus: Scope the blog for a preview of spring '09 and receive a 10% discount on preorders.


kim* said...

this is cool :)

Count Drugula said...

Howdy! I couldn't find your contact information, but I was hoping to inform you of a fantastic sample sale happening Tuesday 11/11 to Friday 11/14. It's being put on by the NY-based high-end accessories company PONO, designed by Joan Goodman.

The times are from 9am-7pm daily and it is located at:
Bobbi Trim/PONO
8th Floor
132 W. 36 St.
NY, NY 10018

All items will be %60-%80 off retail price and purchases of over $100 will be able to pick a free item.

Please visit our facebook page to see our truly fabulous pieces and please contact me at the address below if you'd be interested in doing a review or offering a discount to your readers at our eBay store.

Sorry again to use the comment box this way:(

Nick Zurko
Web Marketing/Sales
PONO Accessories
132 W. 36 St.
NY, NY 10018

Stephanie said...

Count Drugula... thank you for letting me know. I am going to post this info in my next post! I really appreciate you helping the cause!