Marimekko is now running its summer sale, with markdowns on a large selection of clothes, accessories, fabrics, and more. Colorful spring and summer dresses, tops, jackets, menís shirts, kidsí apparel, and more are marked down 50 percent; spring bedding is marked down 30 percent. The sale is expected to run for the next couple of weeks. Marimekko is at 350 Huron Ave., Cambridge, 617-354-2800.
The author is solely responsible for the content.
contributorsAmi Albernaz began freelancing for the Globe in 2004. She started bargain-hunting at an early age, accompanying her mother to second-hand stores and yard sales near Westport, MA, where she grew up. When she's not perusing stores, Ami can often be found scouting out budget eateries in and around the city, particularly near her current abode in East Boston.
Do you have a bargain or shopping tip for Ami? E-mail your tips to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deal of the Week
Wanting to change up your look for the holidays? Anthony David Salon is offering $20 blowouts with select stylists each Thursday and Friday from 4-7 p.m. (Theyíre normally $32). On Friday evenings, the salon is also offering a makeup application and lesson for $25 (normally $50). Book in advance at 781-272-0002 or use the online scheduling form here. The deal runs through the end of December. Anthony David Salon is at 120 Cambridge St., Burlington.
From the Bargain Bin Community
Do you have a shopping tip? Do you know of a great bargain in stores or online? Share your opinion and tips in our readers' shopping forum. If Ami likes your tip, it could be featured on the front page of her blog!