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If you’re looking for ways to shop local/indie this season (and if you aren’t–why not?), check out the Midtown Pop-Up, returning this weekend to the Midtown Mile. Stop by on Thursday after work (5pm to 9pm) to shop the Clothing Warehouse, Drew Lewis’ new private label menswear, En Paris gifts and Revolution 11 vintage apparel. Then come back on Friday and Saturday for more from Olive, Pieces of Me, Lisa Jill, Kristi Hyde and Junebug, plus Sinless cocktails and Rockin’ Cupcakes. Not only will you get your holiday shopping out of the way early this year, but you’ll be able to bask in the (smug) satisfaction of knowing that you helped a small business.
–Midtown Pop-Up. 999 Peachtree Street. Dec 1-3.
For a look at what’s happening at Kohl’s, Macy’s, Filene’s Basement, Express, and Old Navy, click here.
Most stores will be opening at midnight, some at 10pm the night of Thanksgiving. Get there early to get the best deals!
-Anthropologie: extra 50% off all sale items, in store and online.
-The North Georgia Premium Outlets in Dawsonville will be opening at midnight on Black Friday, with many retailers offering extra deals for the “early birds,” which are turning into “insomniac birds.” You’ll find lots of BOGO deals at Ann Taylor and LOFT outlets, 40% off everything at the Banana Republic outlet, 30% off everything at the Coach outlet, 40% off everything at Coldwater Creek, 50%, 60% and 70% off select styles at the Gap outlet, 50% to 70% off select styles at the J. Crew outlet, 30% off the entire store at Polo Ralph Lauren’s outlet, 20% off the entire store at Restoration Hardware, an extra 20% t0 50% off at Off Saks, 30% to 50% off the entire store at Talbots and more. Click here for the full list of sales.
-The Tanger Outlets in Commerce will be opening at 10pm on Thanksgiving. Take an additional 30% off at Abercrombie and Fitch, 40% off everything at Brooks Brothers, up to 50% off at Calvin Klein, 30% off the entire Guess store until noon, 25% of at Tommy Hilfiger and more. Click here for the full list of sales.
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If it isn’t already a holiday tradition, it should be: The Rink at Park Tavern will open on November 21. Tickets are $15 and include skate rental. Bring the kids for some cocoa, or show up for adult time and have a few drinks (because skating sober isn’t hard enough?).
This year, you can even get engaged on the ice.
The Rink is indoors, with a heated tent, modern amenities and music piped in through an awesome sound system. There’s also rink-side dining available for epic people-watching possibilities. Go ahead and buy your tickets online now (the Rink can accomodate 200 people at a time).
– Park Tavern 500 10th Street in Piedmont Park.
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It’s picnic-chic: Preview the latest from Lyn Devon at Tootsies today and Wednesday. Stop by to get a gander at the leather blue jeans that got editors talking, as well as other casual-preppy-cool looks for spring 2012. Get a heads up on the next season with metallic skirts and midriff-baring dresses. (You’re going to want to be first on your block to embrace this.)
–Lyn Devon at Tootsies. October 18 and 19. 3400 Around Lenox Drive.
It’s back! Shecky’s Girls Night Out returns to Atlanta, scheduled for November 14-15 at the Biltmore Ballrooms. Tickets range from $10 for general admission to $30 for a goodie bag. (It’s worth going the extra for the goodie bag, trust us.) According to the site, vendors this year include Bath by Riley, Funky Flair Boutique, Lia Molly, Jolie Boutique, Pink Sky Boutique, Reflections African Jewelry, Shek Cosmetics, Spoiled Diva, and Stella and Dot (among many others). Get your tickets before they sell out, and be prepared to get your holiday shopping done early this year!
–Shecky’s Girls Night Out. November 14 – 15 from 5pm to 10pm. A the Biltmore Ballrooms, 817 W. Peachtree St NW.
The countdown is on: Forever 21 at Lenox is finally set to open on Saturday, October 15, featuring gift card giveaways to the first 400 people and other prizes. The 27,000-square-foot store will feature a variety of brands catering to women, men, plus sizes and girls.
We quiver with anticipation.
While you’re there, check out the new Henri Bendel–if you haven’t already.
–Forever 21 at Lenox. Opening October 15.
Image via Henri Bendel's Facebook Page
Get ready, Atlanta: Henri Bendel has set an official opening date for its Lenox location, and they are ready to kick it all off with a whole weekend full of delights. Doors officially open to the public on Friday, September 30, with complimentary champagne from 6pm to 9pm. Stop by Saturday and you’ll get a free striped HB tote with any $150+ purchase. On Sunday, they’re offering a “NYC-style brunch” from noon to 2pm, featuring bagels, coffee and virgin bloody marys. Plus they’ll be giving away 20% off cards all weekend.
For those not savvy, Henri Bendel is a 5th Avenue department store with over 100 years of history. Now the company offers mostly fun, high-end accessories, beauty items, scarves, keychains, pet supplies and more–many bedecked with their famous brown-and-white stripe pattern–which aren’t available in other stores. This is a great place to pick up gifts for moms, daughters, girlfriends, etc. (Hey, the holidays really will be here before you know it.)
–Henri Bendel. Opening Friday, September 30 at Lenox Square. Next to Victoria’s Secret.