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Last Mega Sale At Japanalia

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japanaliaOn Saturday, Sunday and Monday, June 28, 29 and 30, Japanalia, 11 Whitney St. in Hartford, holds its last Mega Sale. (The store is closing later this summer.) The event features samples, one-of-a-kinds, overstocks and irregulars at savings of 50 percent to 80 percent. (No dressing rooms, so wearing a unitard or swimsuit is suggested for trying things on.) All sales are final. Hours are Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Monday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Payment is by cash or check only. Details: 860-232-4677 or www.japanalia.com.

Swag, 117 Main St., Old Saybrook, will have a home décor tent sale Friday, Saturday and Sunday June 27, June 28 and June 29 with 60 to 80 percent off lanterns, vases, clocks, small furniture, tables, lamps, artwork, statuary, mercury glass and more. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. New items will be put out throughout the sale, and Savvy Shopper readers can start shopping at 9 a.m. on Saturday. Information: 860-388-5500.

Bargains start blooming Saturday, June 28 at Blumen Laden’s annual summer sale in Collinsville. Savings include 20 percent off French ribbon, jewelry, sundresses and hats and 50 percent off summer silk flowers, arrangements and door pieces. The event continues through July. All purchases are final. Store hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; closed July 4. Blumen Laden is at 41 Bridge St. in the Collinsville section of Canton. Information: 860-693-8600.

Amelie Michel, an Essex company specializing in high-end French linens, holds a warehouse sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday, June 27 -29. Merchandise includes table linens, bedding, soaps, pillows and more. Savings are 20 to 50 percent off retail. The sale is at 192 Westbrook Road. Information: www.ameliemichel.com.

June is Audiobook Month, and Old Saybrook-based publisher Tantor Audio is offering its entire catalog at 50 percent off. Merchandise includes bestsellers, award-winners and advance titles in CD, MP3-CD and digital download formats. Spend $25, and you’ll get free shipping. Sale ends Monday, June 30. Information: www.tantor.com.

Sunday is your last chance to shop the Big K (Kiwanis) Flea Market/Craft Fair in Newington Center, which closes for the summer. Hours are 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is a $1 donation, and parking is free at the Market Square lot in the center of town.

The Villager Shop at Avery Heights’ summer sale begins Tuesday, July 1, and features savings of up to 50 percent on summer clothing, accessories and gifts. Villager Shop is at 55 Avery Heights in Hartford. Hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Information: 860-953-1201.

The Second Chance Shop of Simsbury, 12 Station St., is having a 50 percent off sale from Monday, June 30 through July 5. (The store will be closed July 4.) Hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

It’s sale time at Bodytalk, a women’s clothing boutique in Avon. Most of the store’s inventory of spring and summer clothing is discounted 50 percent and the sale ends when the merchandise is gone. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Bodytalk is at 51 E. Main St. Information: 860-678-7855 or www.bodytalkboutique.com.

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‘Art of Style’ Exhibit At BodyTalk In Avon

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unnamed-1Fashion becomes art and art becomes fashion at “The Art of Style: Fine Art & Contemporary Fashion,” an exhibit of paintings, collage, sculpture and ceramics opening Thursday, May 1, at BodyTalk Boutique in Avon.

The Fuse Factory Artists, a group of women artists from the Farmington Valley Arts Center, will pair their creations with clothing from the store’s spring collection to create vignettes that will be on display throughout the store.

The public is invited meet the artists and view the works at a complimentary wine and cheese reception on Thursday, May 1, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Art will be on exhibit throughout the month of May. Bodytalk Boutique is at 21 East Main Street/Route 44 in Avon. Information: 860-678-7855.






This group of accomplished artists includes Candace Abbott, Ginny August, Annette Baser, Susan Brereton, Claire Fish, Betsy Gardner, Fran Hoffnagle, Danielle Langford, Estelle  Laschever, Melissa Meredith, Avis Turner and Dianne Zweig.


Invited by the manager of Bodytalk Boutique a women’s contemporary clothing store in Avon, “The Fuse Factory Artists” will be launching their very first community event on May, 1, 2014.