Bargain Bin

Nordstrom kicks off its Half-Yearly Sale

Upscale online home boutique Market 27 is marking down most items up to 20 percent Monday through June 4. Find stylish modern lighting, furnishings, and accessories (vases, Murano glass dishes) curated by interior designers and collectors from around New England. Many of the pieces already sell for less than retail price elsewhere.


Nordstrom has just kicked off its Half-Yearly Sale for women and kids, with markdowns on clothes, shoes, and accessories from Diane von Furstenberg, Trina Turk, Hudson, Not Your Daughter’s Jeans, Stride Rite, and many others. The sale runs through June 3. Nordstrom locations include the Burlington Mall, 75 Middlesex Turnpike, 781-345-7800, and South Shore Plaza, 250 Granite St., Braintree, 781-519-7200, and at the Natick Mall, 290 Speen St., Natick, 508-318-2600. Find others at


Women’s boutique LuxCouture holds its semiannual vault sale Thursday and Friday, with select clothing and accessories marked down up to 80 percent. Find current spring and fall 2011 pieces from Épice, Goldsign Jeans, Shine, JNBY, Fine Collection, SHIN, and others. Sale hours are 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. LuxCouture is at 9 Lincoln St., Newton Highlands, 617-969-5600.



The Shop @ Equinox (attached to the health clubs on Dartmouth and Franklin streets) is taking up to 50 percent off select women’s and men’s clothing through Tuesday. The selection includes a mix of stylish workout and non-workout pieces from Alo, Orange Label (Equinox’s brand), Splendid, Ella Moss, and others. The Shop @ Equinox is at 131 Dartmouth St., Boston, 617-578-8918, and 225 Franklin St., Boston, 617-426-2140.


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Pompanoosuc Mills is running a showroom sale through Monday, with all new furniture orders marked down 25 percent and select new designs (including bedroom, dining room, and living room furniture) marked down 30 percent. The Boston showroom is at 419 Boylston St., Boston,
617-267-4109. The company is also holding its annual tent sale Saturday through Monday at its factory showroom in East Thetford, Vt. (should you feel like a scenic drive). Furniture and home accents will be up to 75 percent off. See for details.


Looking for a baby stroller? Have a friend who’s looking as well? Netherlands-based stroller company Mutsy ( is giving away an Easy Rider stroller (the company’s lightweight, basic model; normally $169) when you buy a 4 Rider or 4 Rider Light (more elaborate models, $599 and $569, respectively). The fine print: to get the free Easy Rider, you need to have both strollers in your shopping cart at the same time, have them shipped to the same address, and use the code “freerider12” at checkout. The offer ends May 31. Find more details at

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