Bargain Bin

Society of Arts and Crafts marks down some well-curated items

Dishes available at The Society of Arts and Crafts’ pre-inventory sale.
Dishes available at The Society of Arts and Crafts’ pre-inventory sale.

If you’re looking to spend on yourself after the holiday season, you might stop into The Society of Arts and Crafts’ pre-inventory sale, which runs through Jan. 29. Find a well-curated yet wide-ranging selection of pieces marked down 15 percent, including handcrafted jewelry, handwoven scarves, ceramics and glassware; and small sculptures and wall hangings that fuse insects with watch parts (far cooler than they sound). The Society of Arts and Crafts is at
175 Newbury St., Boston, 617-266-1810.


Oona’s Experienced Clothing has all items marked down 25 percent through the end of the month. Find ’50s and ’60s tweed blazers, Western boots, vintage cocktail dresses, wool button-down shirts, pencil skirts, and more. It’s a good time to pick up some pretty baubles on the cheap — find earrings and bracelets for $12, rings for $18 and $28, and necklaces for $15 (before the discount). Oona’s is at 1210 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, 617-491-2654.


Andover sister stores Dresscode and SoleAmour are running end-of-season sales with markdowns of 20-85 percent. At Dresscode, find sale pieces from DVF, Alice + Olivia, Autumn Cashmere, Joe’s Jeans, BCBG, and BB Dakota. At SoleAmour, find shoes from Yosi Samra, Delman, Bussola, Vince Camuto, Badgley Mischka, and Modern Vintage. (The store also has select handbags at up to 40 percent off.) The sales are expected to run through February. Dresscode is at 2 Elm Square, Andover, 978-470-0300, SoleAmour is at 10 Post Office Ave., Andover, 978-409-1541,



Madura now has markdowns on a wide range of home items for its semi-annual sale. Curtains, sheers, pillow covers, quilts, throws, trays, and other home accessories are 30-70 percent off. Lighting and Roman shades are 50 percent off. The sale runs through Feb. 6. Madura is at
144 Newbury St., Boston, 617-267-0222. Shop the sale online at


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Artwear has markdowns on winter clothing and accessories through the end of the month. Sweaters, tops, skirts, pants, and jackets from Citron, Cut Loose, Comfy USA, local designer Deborah Parker, and others are 40-50 percent off; hats, gloves, velvet and outerwear scarves, and mixed-fabric handbags are 25 percent off. Look for the store’s new permanent sale section with marked-down handbags, jewelry, wallets, and seasonal items. (The discount is now at 40 percent.) Artwear is at 185 Massachusetts Ave., Arlington, 781-648-0900.


Concord Center boutique Hatch now has winter clothing from Sphere One, Cop-Copine, Isabel de Pedro, Majestic, Lilla P, and others marked down 30 percent for its end-of-season sale. Find dresses, tops, sweaters, pants, and jackets. Ornaments, decorative trees, and other holiday items are also marked down, should you be thinking that far ahead. The sale is expected to run through early February. Hatch is at 14 Walden St., Concord, 978-369-0252.

Ami Albernaz

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