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January 7, 2019

Insane Insidewalk Sale 2019

IIS 2019

Over twenty of the best shops and designers on the Connecticut Shoreline will convene in a gigantic, empty retail space for the Tenth 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 25th, 9:30 – 5:30pm

Saturday, January 26th, 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:

Ann Lightfoot Jewelry
Found in fine stores from Los Angeles to New York to London, every ANN LIGHTFOOT piece is inspired by the raw and delicate natural materials and is born of a devotion to design, beauty and elegance. Post-modern, elemental and feminine, each piece is resolutely handmade and deeply individual.

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. Billie Beads on Etsy

Ciao Bella
Women’s juniors clothing, fun gifts, accessories.  Lines include RD, Scout bags, Vintage Havana, Havaianas. Fun fashionable fashions.

Cortland Park
Women’s clothing and accessories for fabulous living.

Him, her, children and gifts from Hazel Village, Lizzy James, Flying Bird Botanicals and American Trench. Seek the Unique.

Dina Varano
A curated collection of accessories, home decor and artisan jewelry by owner Dina Varano and Chan Luu, Latico, Emilime.

Ella, Where She Shops
A fun assortment of wardrobe must-haves must-haves on the go! 50-70% off. Lines include Habitat, Lysse, Lisette Life is too short to wear boring clothes.

100% natural & vegan skincare and body care handcrafted by an herbalist in CT.

Gold Leaf Home Decor
Gold Leaf Home Decor offers a curated selection of home, gift, jewel, and fashion accessories for those necessary indulgences. Home decor, lighting, gifts, botanicals, cold weather accessories, women’s shawls and fashion jewelry. Lines include Nakamol Chicago, Canvas, Napa Home and Garden, Dessau Home and many other vendors.

Fairtrade, eco-friendly and sustainable brands featuring women’s apparel, accessories and gifts. Lines include Synergy Organic, Mata Traders, Una Pluma, Indie Ella, Avatar, Groceries Apparel, Tonle, LVR, Toad, GTS Clothing, Angelrox, Soul Flower, Threads With Integrity.

Making everyday life more interesting with Lifestyle gifts, workout clothes, baby gifts womens and mens accessories and home goods.
Angela Caputi, Alo, Social Lites, Kempton, Let and Her, Kiss That Frog,

Just Hatched
Unique clothing and giftables for baby and kids, newborn thru 8YR. Lines include Petit Bateau, Tea, Catimini, Pink Chicken, Egg.

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.

Mar Floral and Botanicals
Floral boutique specializing in custom creations including fresh flowers, indoor plants, home decor, and gift items.

Goods will run the gamut from personal accessories to home accessories and so many things you never knew you needed.

One N Main
An eclectic collection of better contemporary women’s clothing and accessories. Kinross Cashmere, Tractor jeans, Foxcroft shirts, NYDJ Jeans, and Lisette pants.  Great prices on this year’s clothing. Get there early and you might score some cashmere!

Patricia Spratt For the Home & Ellen Raines Martin
A nationally known table linen line, locally manufactured, providing quality designer placemats, napkins, and cloths, here at up to 80% savings. Ellen Raines Martin is a lifestyle collection of wraps, scarves, home wear, vintage jewelry. Embroidered, Tasseled and hand appliqués. The collection is Day into Evening.

Sara Campbell
Sara Campbell’s classic apparel appeals to women of all ages, truly proving that great style is timeless. Her loyal shoppers visit for a unique selection of sportswear and specialty dresses with thoughtful trims and finishes. Sara Campbell is known for her philanthropic efforts and manufacturing in the USA.

Susan Roberts Jewelry
Designer handmade jewelry carried at local shops Grace, Lulu’s, Taken for Granite, Khaki and Black and Idiom. Handmade with semi-precious stones in CT.

Tracy Brent Collections
Women’s contemporary clothing plus women’s junior clothing and shoes. Lines include Kinross cashmere, Saint James, Ecru, Joe’s Jeans, Trina Turk, Save the Duck. Casual to Cocktail for the discriminating woman.

Three Islands
Three Islands sells fun and vibrant Balinese batik clothing for the entire family.

Willow & Birch
Contemporary home decor, accessories, jewelry, artwork, botanicals and more. Beautifully curated gifts designed with all natural materials, handcrafted by small artisans from all over the world offering a wonderful selection for men, women, baby, and home.


Click here to enter to win a $500 Shopping Spree at the Insane Insidewalk Sale.

Looking for a good place to fuel up for a day of shopping? Here are our top picks for daytime dining in Old Saybrook.

The other Erica (owner of Ella Where She Shops, and a popular vendor at the Sale) shared these tips for getting the most out of the Insane Insidewalk Sale.

Here’s a peek at what goes on at our annual Insane Insidewalk Sale:

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