THE SALE REPORT: Prom Events and Spring Sales
Georgie Girl: Spring Specials
This girly lingerie and clothing boutique along Haddonfield’s adorable main drag always celebrates the first few days of spring with an open house — and this year, the deal is buy one white-tee friendly nude bra, and you’ll get a second one free.
Through March 21
Neiman Marcus: Weekend Events
If you spend $350 or more this weekend in Contemporary Sportswear or Dress Collections at the King of Prussia Neiman Marcus, you’ll receive an NM-exclusive Elizabeth & James handbag. If you spend $500 or more, you’ll get that and an Elizabeth & James belt. Also be sure to check out their Prom Event, also on level two, with small bites and informal modeling.
Through Saturday March 20
Houppette: Paula Dorf Spring Makeup Event
Pop by this adorable Delaware cosmetics and accessories boutique this weekend for their Paula Dorf spring makeup collection. Check out the products, enjoy refreshments, and meet reps from the line.
Friday March 19 and Saturday March 20, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Scarlett Alley: Cocktails & Conversation with John Wind
This eclectic Old City gift boutique is teaming up with local jeweler John Wind, designer of Maximal Art, for a cocktail party to raise money in the fight against AIDS. Come by this Wednesday evening and check out designs in the John Wind AIDS Jewelry Project — 50 percent of the profits from sales of the special edition charm bracelet and keychain will go towards ActionAIDS and the Mazzoni Center.
Wednesday March 24, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Matthew Izzo: Spring Sales
Through the end of the month, you can still get between 50 and 80 percent off of furniture floor samples — then the sale will be over. Also, if you pop in and mention Philly mag, you can save 15 percent on any Matthew Izzo Jewelry Collection purchase.
Wednesday March 24, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
3000BC Spa: Special Deals
Through the end of the month, this popular medspa is offering 50 percent savings on Thermage, which is a treatment performed by their board certified physician that uses radio-frequency energy to stimulate and strengthen collagen, leaving your arms, stomach, neck and face looking young and fit.
JimmyStyle: Local Artist Open House
This Saturday, this South Philly gift boutique is hosting an open house for shoppers to check out the designs of local artists. There will be Earth-friendly accessories made from recycled materials by Mesa, paintings by Kaitlin Deering, and handcrafted jewelry from local fave Typhany Shanker and her line, Typhany B.
Saturday March 20
Lafayette Hill: March Madness
Clothing boutique First Impressions, kids’ store Down 2 Earth Kids, and Heaven & Earth Salon and Spa and Putting on the Ritz are all banding together to host a March Madness event: This weekend, look for sales and discounts, salon demonstrations, and camp trunk show this Saturday and Sunday at Down 2 Earth Kids, featuring the latest in tees, sweats, bunk gifts and color war essentials, with a graffitti artist on hand to create airbrushed originals. A portion of the profits from the trunk show will benefit Golden Slipper Camp, a non-profit camp in the Poconos that offers scholarships to children and young adults.
Through Sunday March 21
Bloomingdales: Prom Event
This Saturday, the King of Prussia Bloomingdale’s is offering 20 percent savings on all prom dresses that day — and they’re also running a dress drive. They’re asking students to bring in and donate their gently worn dresses, and the school with the local most donated dresses will win $500 to be used towards their prom.
Saturday March 20, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Nordstrom: Denim Launch Party
This Saturday on the second floor (in Individualist) of the King of Prussia Nordstrom, they’re hosting a party to celebrate the launch of Cookie Johnson (wife of Magic) new denim line, designed for women with “real bodies.” Cookie will be there, and guests can enjoy hors d’oeuvres and DJ-spun music while getting a sneak preview of the line. RSVP to Nordstrom Fashion Show at (610) 265-6111 ext. 1230.
Saturday March 20, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Leap Frog Paper: Store Closing Sale
While the wedding invitation portion of this business will remain open under a different name, this actual retail boutique is closing next month. In honor of that, they’re offering the following discounts: Through March 28, 25 percent off all custom orders and 40 percent off all inventory; through April 3, 25 percent off all custom orders and 50 percent off all inventory; through April 11th, 25 percent off all custom orders and 60 percent off all inventory; through April 17th, there will be no custom ordering, but 75 percent off all inventory.