Bargain Bin

Back Bay bargains


Fashion’s Night Out may be off this year, but its spirit lives on Thursday for Back Bay Night Out. There will be fashion shows, live music, and demos around the neighborhood, and some businesses will offer discounts and giveaways. Exhale Back Bay is offering 50 percent off Exhale-brand wear and giving a VIP pass with purchases worth $25 toward a select spa therapy and one free class (must mention Back Bay Night Out). Free People at The Shops at Prudential Center will hold raffles throughout the evening and give hair styling demos from 5-8 p.m. in the Prudential Center’s South Garden, and Crumbs Bake Shop, also at The Shops at Prudential Center, will run a buy-one, get-one-half-off deal on cupcakes and packs. Find a full list of participating businesses at The event starts at 5 p.m.


Concord Center boutique Hatch has women’s spring and summer clothing marked down 40-60 percent. Find pieces from Lilla P, Orla Kiely, Prairie Underground, Isabel de Pedro, Kelly Lane, Stuart + Brown, and others. The sale is expected to run for about another week. Hatch is at 14 Walden St., Concord, 978-369-0252.



The Toy Shop of Concord starts its annual sale Sept. 17. Nearly everything in the store will be 25 percent off, including Corolle dolls, Ravensburger puzzles, Brio train sets and toy vehicles, arts and crafts sets, and more. The sale ends Sept. 22; the shop’s sister store, The Toy Shop of Belmont, runs its annual sale the following week, Sept. 25-29. The Concord shop is at 4 Walden St., Concord, 978-369-2553.


Women’s retailer Metrostyle is offering 15 percent off online purchases with the check-out code MS55137. Find leather jackets and coats, cardigans and tunics, smart print dresses, pumps and stretch boots, and more, including the pantsuit and pumps at right. The deal runs through the end of the month.


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In Harvard Square, Tistik is offering students, teachers, and other school or university personnel a back-to-school discount through the end of September. Save 15 percent on purchases by showing your school ID. The shop features handcrafted jewelry, handbags, and home accessories, most from up-and-coming Mexican designers. Tistik is at 54 Church St., Cambridge, 617-661-0900.

Ami Albernaz

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