THE SALE REPORT: An Amazing Shopping Event in NoLibs and Lots of Sales & Deals

Our latest batch of reasons to get out there and shop

Northern Liberties: Holiday Shopping Spree
This Saturday, the shops and restaurants in Northern Liberties (from Spring Garden to Girard; from 2nd to 5th street, including Liberties Walk and The Piazza at Schmidts) are throwing a NoLibs Holiday Shopping Spree. You’ll get 5 percent savings on your purchase at the first store you shop at, and they’ll give you a sticker — you’ll then get 10 percent off at the next store when you show your sticker, and on until you reach 20 percent. Show that you have two stickers at participating restaurants and bars, and you’ll get a deal on your food and drink. Participating stores include Arcadia, Casa Papel, Pressed55, Beautiful Blooms, Eclatante, Genes, The Velvet Lily and more; restaurants include Rustica Pizza, A Full Plate, Zee Bar, Standard Tap, Darlings and North Bowl, among others.
Saturday December 19, 11-8; restaurant deals good till 11pm

Kellijane: Blanket Swap
Through the end of the month, if you bring in a gently used or new blanket to this charming linen and home accessories shop in Rittenhouse you’ll get 20 percent savings on the purchase of a new blanket or throw. The old blankets will be donated to the Philadelphia Department of Human Services for use in group homes for children.

Obvi: Holiday Sale
There are lots of good deals going on right now at this boutique on West Chester’s main drag, including 40 percent savings on select Miss Me styles, and 10 percent savings on jewelry. It’s good through the holidays.

Sports Authority: Special Deals
When you spend $400 at any area Sports Authority (there are locations in King of Prussia, Cherry Hill, and Lansdale, just for starters) through Christmas Eve, you’ll instantly receive a $200 cash card that you can use then, or for any other purchase through January 30, 2010.

Juju Organics: New Year’s Eve Makeup Event
If you’d like to get your (all organic!) makeup professionally applied before your big New Year’s Eve soiree, book an appointment at this all-natural salon and spa for that evening, and you’ll get 15 percent off the fee.

Bruges Home: Closing Sale
Before this fab home, accessories and gift shop closes its doors at the end of the year, they’re marking down everything in the store between 60 and 75 percent (think beautiful home accessories from John Derian, and interesting jewelry from Melissa Joy Manning).

Sailor Jerry: New Year’s Eve Sale
This shop featuring the made-into-fashion works of the famous tattoo artist is offering special deals when you shop on New Year’s Eve: Buy one regularly priced item and get one a half off.
Thursday December 31, 11-4

Bernard’s Salon and Day Spa: Carie Brescia Makeup Event
They’re hosting an event this Saturday for local makeup guru Carie Brescia at this popular South Jersey salon and spa. Call the salon to make an appointment, an you’ll get a 30-minute complimentary makeup application, and lots of helpful skincare tips.
Saturday December 19, 9-5

Eye Innovations: Spex & The City Event
This suburban eyewear shop is holding an event today featuring the designer JeeVice, whose glasses are featured in the Sex & The City sequel coming out this spring. Come by for hors d’oeuvres and wine tasting, plus free eye screening, eyewear fitting and styling. 1204 W. Township Line Road, Drexel Hill.
Friday December 18, Begins at 6 pm