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Deals & Steals: Ice, Ice Baby Edition

Despite the frozen tundra that is Newport County right now, huge sales can be found all over. The fashionable fivesome at Clock Tower SquareThe Pink Pineapple, Stalise, The Groovy Gator and Deborah Winthrop Fine Lingerie, and Lou Lou’s Décor—all have great markdowns. Stalise has 20% off marked down winter pieces, and you can couch surf Pink Pineapple sales online by clicking here. Lover’s take note: Deborah Winthrop has a cool selection of hot hot hot underthings for Valentine’s Day!

In Newport, retailers are pushing winter fashion out the door (and we still have at least 8 more weeks of chilly temps) for pennies. Michael Hayes on Bellevue Avenue and on Bowen’s Wharf has women’s clothing an ADDITIONAL 20% off already marked down winter duds (50-75% off already), and the upstairs men’s boutique has suits, sport shirts, jackets, outerwear and more for 30-75% off. Michael Hayes for Kids on Bellevue is taking a cue and offering the same additional 20% off clearance. Karol Richardson’s  annual Warehouse Sale is happening now through Sunday (10 a.m. – 6 p.m.) with designer duds 50-90% off (including $10 bargain bins). Pictured here, Catimini kids dress and ensemble, one of the many lines at Michael Hayes Kids.

Angela Moore on Bellevue Avenue has 80% off selected styles, and a few shops down, J. McLaughlin has a 70% off and more section–plus, both shops have their new resort collections in, so if you’re jetting off on a mid-wonter respite, you’ll want to pop into both. Downon Lower Thames, Erica Zap on hosting a 40% sale on winter items, but they may close by 4 p.m. today in advance of the Super Bowl!

Beauty bargains include Ki-Ra Salon’s Pay it Forward sale because it comes to a close on Feb. 12. At The Apothecary, buy $100 worth of any Tocca product you’ll receive a complimentary Tocca moisturizing bodywash that can double as a luxurious bubble bath. Jenni and the girls are also gearing up for next Saturday’s Valentine’s Day Event—more on that this week!

ArchBeauty on Memorial Boulevard has a great February Refresh Deal—the beauty team paired with Julie Basil Pierce Massage Studio on Bellevue and Newport Pilates for this winter package: Receive a one hour enzyme facial with Sara (ArchBeauty), one hour exfoliating/hydrating massage (at Julie’s massage studio), a one hour Reiki & Reflexology treatment with Reiki Master Julia, and a one hour one-on-one private session with Newport Pilates, all packaged at $200.

February 5, 2011 at 2:04 pm 1 comment

Shop In Series: Portsmouth

Settled in 1638 by religious dissenters, including Anne Hutchinson (making her the first woman to settle a community in the New World), Portsmouth sits on the northernmost tip of Aquidneck Island. Diverse neighborhoods ranging from sprawling estates to tight-knit coastal enclaves define the residential make-up, while commercial clusters are found throughout. Here’s just a peek at some of the popular retail finds:

Clock Tower Square is Portsmouth’s newest shopper’s haven, and with a distinguished collection of retailers, we’ll start there….

Deborah Winthrop Fine Lingerie: Specializes in over 30 brands of fine lingerie (including the ever-popular Hanky Panky) nightgowns, pajamas and accessories for dedicates. They also do expert bra fittings, so you don’t have to be part of the unfortunate statistic that says 80% of women are wearing the wrong bra size! Located at 103 Clock Tower Square.

Groovy Gator: Just like their Newport location, The Groovy Gator carries the most precious boys and girls clothing (newborn to size 16), and tons of toys with popular brands including Blabla, Maggie in the Middle, Coco Bonbons, Melissa and Doug and more. We wrote about the shop in may, CLICK HERE to check it out. Located at 102 Clock Tower Square.

Lou Lou’s Décor: It’s the kind of place that when you walk in, you just want your place to look the exact same way. Home furnishings, décor, lighting, accent, décor- it’s all here. Located at 104 Clock Tower Square.

Pink Pineapple: From their own line of dresses, tops, bottoms madras and their renowned cashmere sweater collection to some of the most in-demand in Newport including Milly, to Lilly Pulitzer and hip, lesser known labels, (plus tons of affordable accessories) the Pink Pineapple has something for everyone. Located at 106 Clock Tower Square.

Stalise: For the stylish woman, Stalise carries designer denim by Hudson, Joe’s and Red Engine, NYDJ, Miracle Jeans, David Kahn plus stunning pieces by designers including, Jamie Kreitman, Charlotte Tarantola, Lilla P. and more. Located at 105 Clock Tower Square.

Spa Vana: This Eastern-themed spa has a full menu of spa services including a couples massage for when you and someone special want to get away from it all. Bring the luxe home with Dermalogica, AGE Smart and MediBac Clearing products to treat and pamper your skin. Located at 101 Clock Tower Square.


July 2, 2010 at 1:38 pm 1 comment

MOTHER’S DAY EDITION: Showing Mom the Love

Because its called the hardest job on earth, moms deserve to be pampered all year long, but most especially this weekend. Start today by stopping by The Apothecary on Broadway for a complimentary half-hour facial with Murad skin care products with the purchase of any Murad product.  Get your beauty back with a complimentary bareMinerals make-up application. If you’re shopping for mom, receive a free, full size Rare Minerals Triple Treatment Eye Cream (value $28) with any retail purchase of $100 (valid through May 9th).

On Saturday, Stalise in Portsmouth’s Clock Tower Square salutes mom from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with 20% off all spring merchandise – dresses, tops, bottoms, and more. I did a little pre-sale recognizance and have my eyes on a sweet Chetta B dress with a beaded collar and pockets- love it!

Starting at 4 p.m. on Saturday, gallery owner and jewelry designer Jessica Hagen-Hill will be hosting a trunk show featuring vintage-inspired jewelry made especially for the Newport Historical Society. There’s no fee to attend and the show runs until 7 p.m. at the Museum of Newport History at Brick Market at the foot of Washington Square. Visit Jessica’s gallery and studio by appointment to see more of her work and exhibits by  local and regional artists that range in style from abstractionism to realism including painting, sculpture, glass and jewelry.

All moms visiting Fluke Wine, Bar & Kitchen on Bowen’s Wharf this Mother’s Day will receive a complimentary Grape Crush Cocktail (made from sweet green grapes) or glass of Roederer Estate Rose Sparkling Wine. Sunday also mark’s the introduction of new dishes on the springtime menu; restaurant opens at 5 p.m.

Finally, all mommies of four-legged friends should check out BMW, Beer & (dog) Biscuits on the patio at Wag Nation on Newport’ s William Street from 3pm to 5pm. BMW of Newport will be there to showcase some fine rides and to demonstrate  Kurgo safety products for Fido on the go (they are, of course, your fuzzy precious cargo…) Savor artisan beer from the Newport Wine Cellar while your dog enjoys some yummy biscuits.  Special promotions at Wag Nation: 15% off all Kurgo, a raffle, 20% off apparel and a special grab bag (promo good all weekend).

May 7, 2010 at 1:14 pm Leave a comment

Portsmouth Runway

Designer Hannah Reed, in black, and organizer Lauren Mailloux (at her right, in ruffled top) with models.

Seventeen-year-old Portsmouth High School senior, Lauren Mailloux, will be turning the school’s gymnasium into Bryant Park next Tuesday, April 6th at 7 p.m. Featuring spring frocks from several chic shops and boutiques across Aquidneck Island including Karma, Pink Pineapple,Water Brothers, Stalise, Viking Tuxedo, and Just for You, Lauren is also tapping talent closer to home. Designs by classmates and independent designers, including RISD-bound student Hannah Reed and Portsmouth junior Audrey Rinkel, will sashay down the runway.

More than just Lauren’s senior project, the show will be an integral part of raising funds for the senior prom. Thinking big, she secured major sponsorships from Glaceau (Vitamin Water) and Sephora, and promises a visual adventure with spring-inspired décor, a diverse casting of models and an eclectic soundtrack.

General admission is $10.00, $5.00 for students. Tickets available the night of the show (subject to availability).

April 1, 2010 at 8:20 am Leave a comment

Last Minute NYE Looks

For a lot of revelers, there’s no place in the world they would rather ring in 2010 than right here in Newport and Bristol Counties. While some prefer to be cuddled up with a loved one watching Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve (especially tempting in the current frigid temperatures), others look to tear up the dance floor at one of many area hotspots. For the ladies, getting glam on New Year’s and making an entrance is a must do, and a sequin dress or flashy top, metallic camisole or cashmere comfort, all make great options. And don’t forget some killer kicks! Check out some of these shops for an inspiring New Year’s look:


CK Bradley, 28 Bellevue Avenue, Newport  

Chace N’ Lulu, 57 Americas Cup Ave, Newport

Châtelaine, 251 Thames Street Landing, Bristol

Gossip, 391 Thames Street, Newport

Karol Richardson, 24 Washington Square, Newport

Kristina Richards Studio, 13 Touro Street, Newport

Laura Jean, 198 Bellevue Avenue, Newport

Michael Hayes 204 Bellevue Avenue and 19 Bowens Wharf, Newport

Pink Pineapple, 380 Thames Street, Newport and 106 Clock Tower Road, Portsmouth

Stalise, 105 Clock Tower Square, Portsmouth

Swoon, 474 Thames Street, Newport

Tropical Gangsters, 375 Thames Street, Newport

Wish, 664 Thames Street, Newport


Ooh Ooh Shoes, 127 Swinburne Row in Brick Market Place, Newport

Sole Desire, 131 Swinburne Row in Brick Market Place, Newport


The Apothecary, 6 Broadway, Newport

Cosmetic Cosmos, 387 Thames Street, Newport

Prep Cosmetics, 182 Thames Street, Newport

Happy New Year!

December 30, 2009 at 11:49 am Leave a comment


pictured here: Pink Pineapple's ruffle cardigan

Starting in Portsmouth’s Clock Tower Square….

All-season, soft and sophisticated, cashmere has stood the test of fashion time. The Pink Pineapple will be showcasing their renowned cashmere sweater collection at prices up to 75% off at their Portsmouth location only Friday, Saturday and Sunday (Nov. 27-29) from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Stylephile is already a fan of the collection, created by Stacie Browning Hall, and loves it even more when it’s on sale (especially with all those holiday soireés filling up the calendar!).This year’s collection includes a wide range of fashionable options ranging from traditional cable-knits to sleek, modern styles including their fabulously comfortable cashmere dresses. The 5th Annual Warehouse Sale will also feature madras skirts for $20, madras dresses for $30 and tons of Pink Pineapple’s glam-tastic accessories for just $5 and $10.

The stylish Stalise boutique is having a Friends and Family Sale (if you’re a Stylephile reader, you’re a friend!) offering 20% off store-wide Friday only.

Coco Bonbons cotton/wool blend girl’s coat

The Groovy Gator celebrates Black Friday with 20% to 50% off boys and girls clothing (newborn to size 16), including Blabla, Maggie in the Middle, Coco Bonbons, Melissa and Doug and more. Tons of toys, accessories and more all part of the sale lasting Friday through Sunday.

Just a few storefronts down, Deborah Winthrop Fine Lingerie kicks off a 2-Day Sale starting Friday (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.) with 20% off all sleepwear and 15% off all bras and panties (and yes, that includes the coveted collection of  Hanky Panky’s). Saturday, Nov. 28 (10 a.m. to 5  p.m.) offers 15% off all sleepwear and 10% off all bras and panties.

In Newport, Tropical Gangsters kicks of their 30 For 30 sale on Friday commemorating 30 years in business with 30% off store-wide. Trendy dresses, tops, jeans, accessories and shoes can be found at this Thames Street boutique.

Red Engine jeans at Gossip

Did you hear the Gossip? Just a few shops down from Tropical Gangsters, Gossip is offering a FREE $118 sweater with any purchase of $200 or more, a free gift with any purchase, and 50% off daily specials. The deal was a hit at Gossip’s “flagship” shop in wonderful Wickford Village last year, and Janelle has  extended the offer to the Thames Street shop too. Gossip carries designer duds from Free People, Citizens of Humanity, Hudson and Red Engine in addition to fabulous dresses and accessories.

Wish consignment boutique on Lower Thames is celebrating Black Friday with 10% off all purchases, and for every $50 spent, shoppers are entered into a raffle to win a gift basket including a Wish gift certificate- also, extended hours on Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The Narragansett on Bowen’s Wharf, purveyor of fine lines including Paul & Shark, Polo Ralph Lauren, Max Mara, Gant and Geiger, is offering a Buy One, Get the Second Half Off deal (second item must be of equal or lower


Banana Republic at the corner of Washington Square and Thames Street is opening at their normal time (10 a.m.) but offering buy one, get one free cashmere sweaters for men and women in addition to in-store promotions. They’re staying open an extra hour, ’til 7 p.m., as well.

Glassware from Marie-Luise

Also on Bowen’s Wharf, handmade glass bowls, vases, dishes, ornaments, sculpture, jewelry and more by recognized American and international artists are marked 30% off at Marie-Luise, one of Newport’s shops that proves good things come in small packages.

Up on Bellevue Avenue, The Linen Shop, offering everything from bedding to tabletop accessories to better bath goods (like luxe soaps and candles),  is 20% to 50% off store-wide now through Christmas Eve. Get there sooner rather than later for the best deals.

Next door, Laura Jean Denim is offering 10% off to all Stylephile readers!

On nearby William Street, ultra-chic Rib & Rhein is offering 10% off all boutique purchases and 20% off all men’s outerwear jackets and blazers on Black Friday.

Also on Bellevue, CK Bradley takes the day off on Friday, but Saturday and Sunday is offering 30% off store-wide (except jewelry).

In Bristol, newly merged with the Newport County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau, there’s also noteworthy savings. Check out the Black Friday early bird special at Striper Moon where from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. , take 20% off all North Face.

Brides-to-be must catch the exclusive one-day, 3-hour sample sale at the soon to be relocated Edna Mae’s at 30 Bradford Street in Bristol. In partnership with Newport Wedding Magazine, the bridal millinery is featuring 50% to 75% off bridal tiaras, combs, veils and silk shoes; 50% off all wraps and silk pashminas, bridal garters, hankies, ring pillows, silk and beaded bags. Brides MUST RSVP to owner Jamie at to secure an appointment (all sales final, cash preferred).

Buying local is more than just supporting friends and neighbors, it’s about putting dollars back into the community. Earlier in the year, TIME magazine published this article explaining the beneficial cycle of buying local and why it is more important than ever. Set a plan, shop early, stay late. Happy shopping!

November 25, 2009 at 11:44 am Leave a comment

Deals & Steals

Labor Day may bid adieu to summer but to the savvy shopper it means three things: sales, sales sales! This week’s deals and steals brings us to Portsmouth for a fabulous sidewalk sale on Friday and Saturday only at fashionable Clock Tower Square. Select soft and snuggly pajamas to sexy underthings at Deborah Winthrop Fine Lingerie are marked at 60% off. Expect markdowns on some of the best bras from Wacoal, jammies from Bedhead, bras and panties from Chantelle and more.

Nearby, the Groovy Gator, catering to pint-sized fashionistas, has colorful finds for infants to tweens marked at 50% off. While most markdowns are summer pieces, anyone around kids can tell you season-specific is wasted on young ones; they like what they like, and adorable cotton tees and soft shorts and skirts are perfect indoor gear. (Plus, you can stock up for that mid-winter escape down south.)

Stalise, and upscale boutique for women with a refreshing collection of cocktail and casual dresses, tops, slacks and designer denim, has slashed prices, marking all summer merchandise at 75% off! The Stylephile got a preview and can confirm there’s a nice array of sizes and selection.

Also at Clock Tower Square, the über-adorable Pink Pineapple (with a sister location in Newport) has a ton of markdowns on cocktail dresses, tops and skirts by Shoshanna, Milly, Helen Wang, MM Couture and more– some at more than 50% off, and there’s a $20 rack too (cash and check only for the latter). Looking ahead to fall, the Pineapple is offering buy 1 get 1  half-off on all cashmere … mention this site and receive 20% off any single NON-SALE ITEM through Labor Day.

Finally, back in Newport, swanky chic boutique Kristina Richards begins their annual sale event TODAY with pieces from Shoshanna, J Brand, T-Bags, Ella Moss, Alice & Olivia, True Religion, Free People and more marked down 25% to 50%. The sale lasts through Monday. Happy shopping (and saving)!

September 3, 2009 at 9:37 am Leave a comment

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