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Deals & Steals: MLK Weekend Edition

With Monday’s observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Newporters are looking forward to the 3-day weekend which may include sledding, ice skating on Lily Pond or at the Skating Center, or toasting our winter wonderland with a piping hot Irish Coffee (would love to know YOUR favorite Irish Coffee around town). Fresh of the Christmas holiday rush, area retailers are anxious to move inventory to make room for spring (oh, doesn’t spring sound fabulous right now?) Here’s the scoop:

Wish (‎664 Thames Street) is slashing prices with 20%, 30% and 50% of select styles, and they have a ton of labels to tout: Marc Jacobs, DVF, Burberry, Free People, Prada, and Coach as well as designer denim as low as $25! Sale is today through Sunday…

The Linen Shop (196 Bellevue Avenue): There’s just something about starting off the new year with fresh linens…and here’s great news. THE ENTIRE SHOP is 20% off and there’s a special sale table with goods marked down up to 70%. If you’ve never been, you should stop by there, just to take in the history of it’s location and get a sense of what fine linens are all about. Owner Meg McGuire is always a gracious host and knows just about everything there is to know about bath and linen lines. Here you’ll find pieces by Abyss, Matouk, Yves Delorme and more.

Michael Hayes (202 Bellevue Avenue and 19 Bowen’s Wharf) Designer Sale is in full swing with, and I love this, 20% off already marked down clearance goods.

Cottage & Garden (9 Bridge Street) is putting all topiaries on sale tomorrow (Saturday), so here’s your chance to welcome a little living, breathing freshness to your home.

Banana Republic in Washington Square (124 Thames Street) has a lot of great items on sale. Let me just tell you—I stopped in last night just to see if there might be a piece for me to wear this coming Monday in The Rhode Show (I’ll be dishing on my Golden Globes best dressed and hot messes!) and was torn between two great dresses. I bring them both to the register (including the one pictured here). The silk v-neck drape dress in grey was originally $150, had been marked down to $129, then $109, then $79, then $54.99. THEN I spot a sign—items are AN ADDITIONAL 40% off—hello, my new $32.99 dress. Oh, and the little black number I was mulling over too? $150 to $109 to $59.99 to hanging in my closet for $35.99!!!

If you’re looking to get gorg, Ki-Ra Salon (6 West Marlborough Street) is celebrating their annual Pay It Forward Sale—bring in a bag of non-perishables or personal hygiene products and receive 30% off all services (over $15) and all retail products (some restrictions apply), now through February 12…

Mommies take note: Infant Interiors (8 Freebody Street, # 1) by lovely cover girl Roselle McConnell is having their Once in a Blue Moon sale with 30%-50% off floor models including bedding, dressers, lamps, chandeliers, Moses baskets (love to give Moses baskets as gifts!), window treatments, rugs and art, now through Jan. 31.

A little something for the men (and women), The Narragansett on Bowen’s Wharf (3 Bowen’s Wharf) is hosting their annual Winter Clearance Sale…my husband picked up some great Polo Ralph Lauren pieces there during their last sale. Includes 50-70% off on Paul & Shark, Geiger, Viyella, Rainforest, Max Mara, Faconnable and more. (Polo Ralph Lauren sweater pictured may not be available)

Happy shopping!

January 14, 2011 at 1:40 pm Leave a comment

Deals & Steals: Winter Warm-up Edition

With the weather outside warming up in the next few days (ok, well, 40s is January’s idea of “warming up”), the sales are hotter than ever at a handful of Newport and Bristol County retailers.

TONIGHT, Banana Republic toasts their new denim line and showcases spring arrivals at their New Blues Styling Event beginning at 5 p.m. Shoppers will receive 25% off $100 or more (BRC customers get 30% off $100 or more). Get a tiny taste of the promise of Spring at this event.

Tory Burch, Tibi and Vineyard Vines are just some of the lines you’ll find on the sale rack at Michael Hayes both at the Bellevue Avenue and Bowen’s Wharf locations. Men can expect Canali sports jackets, Hickey Freeman suits, Robert Talbott dress shirts, and Vineyard Vines sportswear marked at 30%, 50% or 75% off. Ladies will find embroidered tunics and kaftans by Jeannie McQueeny, Tory Burch outwear, DKNY sportswear, pieces by Missoni and more also at 30% – 75% off. Sale includes children’s wear at Michael Hayes for Kids next door to the Bellevue location.

Bundle up at a bargain with Patagonia and North Face coats and vests at Bristol’s Striper Moon where you’ll find 30% – 50% off store-wide. Other discounted brands include Free People, 525 America, Vineyard Vines, Lacoste, Blundstone footwear, Mountain Khaki, Citizens of Humanity and more. The sale is first come, first serve and starts today.

Finally, The Narragansett on Newport’s Bowen’s Wharf is hosting their Annual Winter Clearance Sale featuring 50% – 75% off Paul & Shark,  Polo Ralph Lauren, Geiger, Viyella, Rainforest, Max Mara and more.

Happy Shopping!

Banana Republic, 124 Thames Street, Newport, (401) 848-2440,

Michael Hayes, 202 and 204 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, (401) 846-8390,

Striper Moon, 11 State Street, Bristol, (401) 253-5499,

The Narragansett, 3 Bowen’s Wharf, Newport, (401) 847-0303

January 14, 2010 at 12:16 pm Leave a comment

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