Designer duds will sell at yard sale prices at this weekend's annual Clothes for Hope “Shop for a Cause” sale in Salisbury. Items include new and gently used Marc Jacobs, Armani, Rock and Republic, and others. (New pieces will go for 20 percent of their original cost; used items will average at around $6.) Proceeds from the event will go to the charity's work furnishing a middle school and library in Ho, Ghana, both of which were built using last year’s profits. The sale happens at 114 Bridge Rd., Salisbury from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday. (Remaining items will be half-off on Sunday.) Find more information here.
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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.
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