Bargain Bin

Let the holiday sales begin

Joe Lippincott

DIVA (Donna’s Infinite Variety of Adornments) starts its winter holiday sale Friday, with markdowns of 15-25 percent storewide. Find a vast selection of designer contemporary, vintage, antique, and estate jewelry, including lots of one-of-a-kind pieces. Our favorites include necklaces and earrings fashioned from Czech vintage glass buttons and pendants and bracelets made from miniature Russian enamel paintings. (View some of the pieces on the store’s website, Prices range from $5-$30,000. The sale ends Nov. 18. DIVA is at 331 Walnut St., Newton, 617-916-2063.


Ted Baker London hosts a holiday shopping event with “TV Diner” cohost Jenny Johnson from 6-9 p.m. Thursday at the Newbury Street store. Items from the new autumn/winter line will be marked down
20 percent; there will also be complimentary cocktails, sweets, and a drawing for $300 in gift certificates. RSVP by
e-mailing Ted Baker London is at 201 Newbury St., Boston, 617-450-8339.


Newton-based style consultancy Jocelyn European Boutique Wear hosts a pop-up sale at UFORGE Gallery in Jamaica Plain this Saturday. On-trend dresses, tops, sweaters, and jackets culled from boutiques in France and Italy will be offered for around 30-40 percent below retail prices. There will also be a bargain rack with more steeply discounted pieces, including leopard print jackets, French tunics and dresses, Italian knitwear, and more. The event happens from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. UFORGE Gallery, 767 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, 617-553-4480.



Kalembar Dune is offering 50 percent off on half of the items in the store throughout November. Sale items include furniture, jewelry, and home décor. A 1950s necklace by former costume jewelry company Coro, originally $65, is $32.50; a white vintage train station bench, originally $375, is now $187.50; a reprint of an old orange line (MBTA) station roster, originally $70, is now $35. Kalembar Dune is at 170 Spring St., West Roxbury, 617-327-5898.


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Online modern and designer lighting store Olighting is running its annual warehouse sale through Nov. 18. Floor lamps, pendant lights, table lamps, and more from Foscarini, Oluce, Moooi, FLOS, Kartell, and others are 20-65 percent off. In addition, items from the Spanish brand Marset (suspension lights, table and desk lamps, wall lights, and more) are 10 percent off.


Roving off-price retailer Clothes Encounters is running a Veterans Day weekend sale through Monday. Women’s tops, sweaters, sportswear, coats, denim, and more will be on offer for upward of 80 percent below retail prices. (The items include overstock, samples, or slight irregulars, accounting for the hefty markdowns.) There will also be some wool and leather jackets for guys and wool and down coats for kids. The sale happens at 175 McClellan Highway (Route 1A), East Boston. See clothes for details.

Ami Albernaz

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