It’s officially 2009 and now that the Holiday’s are over you can stop feeling guilty about spending a little money on yourself. Besides, boutiques all over the city are having great sales that you would be crazy to miss!
If your New Year’s resolution is to polish up your look, check out the winter coats at La Ree by Rene Lezard, M Missoni, Tracy Reese and Mike & Chris that are now up to 60% off. The entire M Missoni fall collection of apparel is also 60% off. In addition, La Ree is also offering up to 85% off select items by Mint Jodi Arnold, Alexander Wang, Grai, and Ksubi denim. La Ree is located in Bellevue at 11 103rd Avenue. N.E.
Sway & Cake is hosting an amazing 30% off sale. In store you’ll also find 10% off all candles, diffusers and room sprays. In addition to these great deals, beginning January 1st and running through January 4th if you shop online at www.swayandcake.com you’ll get 20% off your order by entering in coupon code NEW20 at checkout. The 20% off at check out is good on everything including items that are already on sale. It’s a great deal you won’t want to miss! Sway & Cake is located at 1631 Sixth Ave. next to Nordstrom.
Canopy Blue’s winter sale is also in full swing featuring 40-80% off select styles from designers including Diane von Furstenberg, Theory, Trina Turk, Nanette Lepore, Vince, Milly and more! They also have new spring 09 receipts including arrivals from Tory Burch, T Luxury, Mint Jodi Arnold, Theory and Seaton. Canopy Blue is located at 3121 E. Madison St. Suite 103. www.canopyblue.com
Blackbird in Ballard has Italian made Pria scarves on sale for $60. Made of 100% Virgin Wool these scarves are a great way to update any man’s wardrobe for the New Year. Blackbird also has sales on select items by Robert Geller, Filippa K, Opening Ceremy, Orthodox and KZ0. Visit them in store at 5410 22nd Ave. NW. or shop online at http://blackbirdballard.com/.
Alhambra has been one of the fabulous boutiques in Seattle’s Fashion First Runway Show since 2004. The thing I love most about them is that their product mix is diverse and you can find something for everyone. They are currently featuring sales of 30-50% off select apparel and accessories (including shoes). Also, be sure to mark your calendar for January 15th when Alhambra will begin their annual ½ off sale featuring 50% off selected clothing, jewelry and shoes. Alhambra is located in Seattle at 101 Pine St.
If you’re on Queen Anne check out Oslo’s A Men’s Store which is having an after-Christmas sale featuring up to 50% off select items. Brands like AG, Agave, Loomstate and Chip & Pepper make this menswear boutique a must-see. Plus, if your man is looking a little scruffy you can always take advantage of Oslo’s in store grooming services including traditional shaves, haircuts, scalp treatments and more. Oslo’s is located at 1519 Queen Anne Ave. N.
Posh on Main in Bellevue is now having a 40% off sale on all Fall Shoes and Handbags. The sale includes brands like Tory Burch, DVF, Valentino, Stella McCartney, YSL, and Chloe. After personally viewing their sale shoe selection, I suggest that you just cut to the chase and shop online at www.poshonmain.com. Or if you prefer to shop in store, Posh on Main is located at 10245 Main Street.
Encanto Barcelona has a large selection of items marked down 20-50%, so if you’re in the city, it’s worth stopping by. Encanto Barcelona is located at 1406 1st Avenue.
All merchandise at the Merge boutique in Fremont is currently on sale for 30% off. This includes brands like American Vintage, Enza Costa, DKNY, Nolita and more. They also took additional markdowns on merchandise that was already on sale. If you have not been to this great new boutique now is the time to experience it shop!
Happy Shopping and most importantly, Happy New Year!
Photo: The image above is of an Elizabeth and James dress on sale now at Sway & Cake.