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Jeremy’s: On Saturday and Sunday, the weekend pre-sale at this South Park destination for discount designer apparel means an additional 30 percent off all apparel, shoes and handbags. Among the deals are $9 Earnest Sewn and $7 18th Amendment jeans and Louboutins for under $250.
Heidi Says: A summer sale kicks off today at the Pacific Heights trio of boutiques. Stop in for markdowns at all three stores. Mention this newsletter for an additional 15 percent off merch.
What's your deal? Here are ours:
Johnny Bueno Color Studio: If you’ve been dying to try the Brazilian Blowout, but hesitating over the high price tag associated with the hair-refining treatment, take note: this Union Square salon is offering 20 percent off the service to 7x7 readers, as well as 20 percent off first cuts with stylist Jeremy Jenks.
Marmalade: It’s the last weekend of the month, and that means it’s the last weekend you can use the Cow Hollow boutique’s 20 percent off coupon for May. Just print it out and bring into the store for the discount.
Fans of straight-forward style with subtle made-you-look details have a new reason to be over the moon on Sacramento Street.
Opened this month by former Banana Republic retail architect Christina Spaulding, Luna boutique stocks its racks with a mix of smaller labels and well-known names offering relaxed, sophisticated women’s apparel, including Heather, Autumn Cashmere, Prairie Underground, Cynthia Vincent, Velvet, Paul & Joe and Myne. There are also a few offerings from local sources such as women’s apparel by Turk + Taylor and jewelry from Circadian Studios and Ingrid Wheeler.
Sometimes, you just gotta deal...
Bastille: Spring and summer merchandise from this FiDi retailer is 30 percent off through Sunday.
Rebecca Minkoff Sample Sale: Swing by 111 Minna on Saturday for deep discounts on this designer’s handbags.
The Warehouse Sale: Designer denim on the cheap rules the roost at this sale for men and women.
Let's make a deal...
Mabel Chong: During Saturday’s Sacramento Street Sidewalk Sale, this local jewelry designer’s sparkling baubles will be priced 25 to 60 percent off.
Cinta Aveda Institute: Planning ahead will save you at this Union Square destination. Through the end of May, pre-book your next facial for 50 percent off the service. Also, complimentary bikini or half leg waxes are being offered with Botanical Skin Resurfacing Facials.
We love us a good trunk show, especially when said event offer the chance to peruse (and perchance, to purchase) looks from local designers whose works we don’t run across in every store on the block. Along with the allure of prices often far lower than retail, there’s the even more rewarding perk of being able to chat directly with the designer behind the label.
This week, the trunk shows abound. Here are five special shows on our radar:
Time to deal...
ReMade USA: This local maker of handbags from thrifted or donated leather jackets is in the midst of a 30 percent off sale on one-of-a-kind, handmade clutches. Regularly $125, styles in hues from basic black to bright pink are now $85.
I Spa: For the next week, the spa at the InterContinental Hotel is offering 50 percent off select services when you purchase them online and in advance. Through next Friday, purchase one of four options for $67 (reg. $140), including an express mani-pedi and extended bikini wax or an express mani-pedi and express massage.
Whether it’s a sign of a rebounding economy or happy coincidence, one thing’s for certain: new shopping destinations having been popping up left and right of late. From a weekend-only shop in Hayes Valley to a Mission location specializing in urban backpacks, here are five new spots for local retail therapy:
What's your deal? Here are ours...
Deals for your weekend retail adventures…
James Perse Sample Sale: Running today through Sunday, a store space on Howard at New Montgomery is holding a massive sale of this label’s apparel for men, women and babies.
GAMA-GO: Until 1 p.m. today, all men’s and women’s t-shirts in this local company’s online shop are $20.
Nest Maternity: Until the end of the month, all sale dresses in the shop are an additional 15 percent off.