Twenty + of the best shops and designers on the Connecticut Shoreline will convene in a gigantic, empty retail space for the Eighth 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 27th, 9:30 – 5:30pm. Saturday, January 28th, 9:30 – 5pm 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! See pics from last year’s sale HERE. Many thanks to Essex Savings Bank for their sponsorship of this event and support of small business. Here’s a list of vendors: 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. Amy Leiner Designs: Handmade jewelry, clothing, scarves, beads and artifacts bellaPerlina: Handmade jewelry designed by Andrea Panullo, with semi-precious stones, vintage pieces and freshwater pearls, plus local artist and fair trade scarves, wraps, belts and watches. Featuring Dogeared Jewelry, Rising Tide Scarves, Groovy Jude skirts, Last Tango. 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 a modern Polymer clay and bejeweled with crystals. Cortland Park, Essex: A luxury lifestyle brand specializing in modern sophistication & timeless elegance. Dina Varano: Dina’s namesake jewelry is displayed like sculpture; leather bags & scarves by contemporary designers and inspiring home decor and gifts. Ciao Bella: Fun, fabulous fashion, accessories and gifts at affordable prices. Find collections by RD International, 525 America , Vintage Havana, Baggu. 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. 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. Ella Where She Shops: The place to go for timeless and affordable must-haves for your wardrobe, collections include Nydj, habitat, Lysse, Lisette, prana. Eve’s Apparel: Creative clothing, accessories, and gifts for the young woman of any age from the likes of Comfy, UBU, Tango Mango, and Staples Design. 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. Grace: A lifestyle shop located in the heart of the Coastal Village of Niantic – Grace, Where Best Friends Shop. Features young contemporary clothing, shoes, jewelry and accessories from Free People, BB Dakota, Kerisma and more. J Horton: Stylish gifts, workout clothes, jewels and home decor. Expect the unexpected; a curated lifestyle shop carrying Alo, Let and Her, Liebeskind and Angela Caputi. J.McLaughlin: A contemporary collection of women and mens’ clothing with traditional yet discerning style. World class quality silks, sporty cottons and cashmere alongside tongue and cheek martini glass embroidered Bermudas, feather minis and statement making hybrid prints. LuLu’s, A ChiChi Boutique: Cozy sleep and lounge wear, 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. 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. Nourish Organics: New to the sale this year, the “organic pioneers” at Nourish join us from Chester with their luxurious line of super clean body care products. One 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. ONYX: Fine and elegant clothing for women, featuring stunning pieces from brands including The Ark Clothing Co., Australia, Planet, Claudia Nichol cashmere, Nikel+Sole, Australia. Southern Exposure: Hand-selected clothing, women’s and men’s cowboy boots, western jewelry and wearable art from Tribal, Tempo Paris, Lucchese, Ariat and more. Three Islands Lifestyle: A casual American lifestyle brand that combines the clean tailoring of New England’s classic good looks with vibrant and whimsical hand-screened batiks from Bali, Indonesia. The collection includes accessibly priced women’s, men’s and children’s apparel. Each piece of clothing, from the tunics to the swim shorts, echoes the colors and patterns found in water, on beaches and in far-flung island villages across the world. Sponsored by: See pix of last year’s sale here!