Stylemakers empty their closets at the W Boston

Folklorica is running its annual winter sale through the end of the month, with most jewelry marked down 20-50 percent (a few items more steeply). We found Alexis Bittar Lucite pieces, wrap bracelets from Chan Luu, chunky link necklaces by Pono, intricate Patricia Locke pieces, and more. Select scarves and home accessories are also marked down. Folklorica is at 61 Union St., Newton Centre, 617-630-1815.


It’s closet-raiding at its finest tonight as Linda Pizzuti Henry, fashion designer Daniela Corte, stylist Lydia Santangelo, and other area tastemakers sell their own uber-chic wares for a song at the Boldfacers Stylemakers Pop-up store and DJ party at the W Boston. Prices start at around $10; you might find Jimmy Choos and Manolo Blahniks for around $75 and Marchesa gowns for under $200. Danielle and Lisa Kupsc of the South End boutique Flock and Elisha Daniels (of the Back Bay accessories boutique of the same name) will have pieces from their respective stores and personal collections in the mix. A VIP event with a sale preview happens from 6 to 7 p.m. (tickets are $25 at; doors open for general admission at 7 p.m. ($10, no ticket required). W Boston, 100 Stuart St., Boston. Find more details at


Marimekko Cambridge has a broad selection of fall and winter clothing, handbags, home wares, fabrics, and more marked down up to 50 percent. When we stopped in, the selection included stylish long-sleeved dresses and tops; cheerful kids’ clothing; men’s button-down shirts; tote bags in bold patterns; and colorful throw pillows, bedding, and glassware. The sale ends Jan. 19. Marimekko is at 350 Huron Ave., Cambridge, 617-354-2800.



Hudson is closing its Wellesley store on Jan. 21 and consolidating everything into its recently expanded South End location. For now, nearly everything at the Wellesley shop is 10-75 percent off, including sofas, coffee tables, end tables, lighting, and home accessories. Adding to the deals, the Boston store is now running its semi-annual sale, with discounts on select floor models. Custom orders for upholstery, casegoods, bed linens, and handcrafted Swans Island blankets are 20 percent off at both stores. Hudson is at 61A Central St., Wellesley, 781-239-0025, and 12 Union Park St., Boston, 617-292-0900.


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Coolidge Corner children’s boutique Tiny Hanger now has fall and winter clothing and accessories marked down 20-50 percent. The store carries handmade items from local designers along with selections from Ben Sherman, Le Top, Charlie Rocket, Ryder & James, Hartstrings, and others in sizes 0 to 6. The sale will last until items run out. Tiny Hanger is at 14 Pleasant St., Brookline, 617-487-5501.


Women’s boutique Looks starts its semi-annual sale today, with everything marked down 20 to 40 percent through Sunday. Find clothing (including resort) from Odd Molly, Bibelot, Lilith, Ronen Chen, Three Dots, and others, along with jewelry from Dana Kellin, Chan Luu, and local designer Heather Hoffman. After the weekend, fall and winter clothing will remain marked down 40 percent until it’s gone. Looks is at 11-13 Holyoke St., Cambridge, 617-491-4251.

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