January 2, 2018

Insane Insidewalk Sale 2018

Insane Insidewalk Sale 2018

Over twenty of the best shops and designers on the Connecticut Shoreline will convene in a gigantic, empty retail space for the Ninth Annual Insane Insidewalk Sale! It’s a pop-up local shopping mall smack in the middle of Old Saybrook. You’ll find an enormous selection of clothing, accessories, jewelry, gifts, home decor and MORE, marked down between 30 and 75% off (almost all merchandise is at least 50% off!). Snag great bargains AND keep your shopping dollars local!

Save the dates, two days only:

Friday, January 26th, 9:30 – 5:30pm

Saturday, January 27th, 9:30 – 4pm

105 Elm Street (in the Old Saybrook Shopping Center, just a few stores down from Stop & Shop)

Admission $5 

First 25 people in line on Friday get in FREE!

Many thanks to Guilford Savings Bank for their sponsorship of this event and support of small business.

Participating Vendors:

Denali – Since 1994 Denali & Trailblazer have strived to fulfill all your running, hiking and cold-weather needs through carefully selected clothing, footwear and gear from a wide variety of the best outdoor brands. The stores have a friendly, knowledgeable staff to help guide you in discovering all things outdoorsy and awesome. Outdoor clothing, footwear and gear for Men, Women and Children by Patagonia, The North Face, UGG, Kuhl and more. Fueling your outdoor state of mind.

Grace – A lifestyle shop located in the heart of the Coastal Village of Niantic – Grace, Where Best Friends Shop. Featuring young contemporary clothing, shoes, jewelry and accessories fromFree People, bb Dakota, dl denim, wooden ships and more. 

Lulu’s –  Cozy sleep and loungewear, on-trend clothing and outerwear, fun and easy lingerie, plus delicious body care, candles and locally made artisan jewelry. Lines include Subtle Luxuries, Kerisma, Last Tango, PJ Salvage. Very versatile and for every size woman. Clothing, Lingerie, Sleep + Loungewear.

Perfect Pear – Based in Chester, The Perfect Pear is the Shoreline’s biggest little kitchenwares store, offering beautiful yet practical goods from Europe and the United States to make cooking and entertaining a joy. Wares for the kitchen, table and bar. Nambe wood and metal cheeseboards and salad bowls; Calaisio baskets and woven trays; Staub enameled cast iron pots; Spiegelau glassware and more.

Solavedi Organics – Pure, natural skincare for face, body and bath. Made by nature in Guilford. 

Indigo – 
Eco Women’s Apparel and accessories. Organic, fair trade and sustainable. Synergy Clothing, Indie Ella, Groceries Apparel, Neon Buddha

Dina Varano – A spirited gallery featuring artisan jewelry by owner Dina Varano,  accompanied by a curated collection of innovative gifts and accessories. Artisan jewelry, leather bags, scarves, fingerless gloves. Lines include Dina Varano, Chan Luu, Latico, Emilime.

Ann Lightfoot Jewelry – Renowned local jewelry designer whose collections are featured at Donna Karan, Eileen Fisher, Lori Warner Gallery and online at Sundance and Calypso St. Barth.

Tracy Brent Collections – 
Casual to cocktail dressing from head to toe.  Shop Ecru, Saint James, Tadashi, Kinross. Women’s contemporary clothing, shoes and accessories.

1 North Main – One North Main (formally Stonewear of Essex) is known for fashionable must-haves. Contemporary women’s clothing, extensive cashmere selection, quality handbags, jewelry and accessories. Women’s clothing all priced below 50% for this once a year sale so come early for great buys.

Mix Design Store – The go-to shop for modern design. Great Gifts. Timeless Design. Priced for Today.  “Best Gift Store on the Shoreline” -the-e-list and Connecticut Magazine. Design-driven gifts for women, men, children and pets from 
Middle Kingdom Porcelains, Joseph Joseph, Mywallet, Happy Socks and much more.

Willow & Birch –  A contemporary boutique offering a variety of home decor, jewelry, accessories, and botanical planters. Inspired by nature and raw materials, many of their pieces are sourced from sustainable, hand-crafted and small artisans from all over the country.

Ciao Bella – Fun, fabulous fashion, accessories and gifts at affordable prices. Find collections by 
RD Style, Vintage Havana, Lovestitch and pomegranate.

Cinder & Salt – An eco-friendly lifestyle brand consisting of the softest, hippest hand-printed tee shirts and sweatshirts joins us this year from their flagship store in Middletown.  Don’t miss their s
creen printed apparel for guys, ladies and little ones — where style meets sustainability.

Frock – For those of us who have missed Frock in Chester, great news: they’re coming for a visit!  Get your Frock on with fantastic, entirely handmade clothing.

Ella Where She Shops – 
Women’s clothing and accessories. Wardrobe essentials for career, special event and casual. The place to go for timeless and affordable must-haves for your wardrobe, collections include NYDJ, habitat, Lysse, Lisette, and Prana.

Billie Beads – Handmade, one-of-a-kind, colorful and intricate beads, jewelry, treasure boxes, piggy banks, hair accessories, paperweights and art objects. Crafted in the traditions of the ancient art of Millefiore, but in modern Polymer clay and bejeweled with crystals.

Susan Roberts Jewelry – Susan Roberts believes in creating distinctly feminine pieces that combine organic elegance with a posh, urban flair. Her namesake collection features fluid wrap bracelets, cascading earrings, lariats and other original pieces accentuated by hand-selected semi-precious stones and made to transition seamlessly from everyday wear to special occasions. 

J Horton – Stylish gifts, workout clothes, jewels and home decor. Expect the unexpected; a curated lifestyle shop carrying Alo, Terez, Angela Caputti and more. For men, women, babies and animals.


Salt Mystic – Patti Murphy’s thoughtfully curated quality goods. Products that spark creativity and enrich your work or living space — gifts, home, stationery, accessories, handcrafted goods.


Cortland Park – Cortland Park is a luxury lifestyle brand specializing in modern sophistication and timeless elegance. Lines include Cortland Park, Royal Cort, 7 for All Mankind, Jack Rogers, Barbour.


MAR Floral  –  Home to some of the freshest and most unique flowers on the shoreline. Fresh flower bouquets to grab and go, flowering and foliage houseplants, the cutest gift ideas and unique home decor items.

If you’re looking for a place to fuel up for day of shopping, here are some daytime dining spots in Old Saybrook.

Tips for getting the most out of the Insane Insidewalk Sale

See pics from last year’s sale here.

If you’ve never made it to an Insane Insidewalk Sale, here’s just a little of what you’ve been missing.

Cover Photo Credit: Amy Etra Photography

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