Save The Date: Girls’ Night Out in Essex, 2015


Hope you’ll join us for another The E List Girls’ Night Out on Wednesday, November 4th in Essex. Meet The E List team at The Griswold Inn Wine Bar between 5pm and 6:30pm for 1/2 price wine and to pick up your sticker to qualify for discounts. Then head out to shop the boutiques of Essex and take 20% off almost everything (some exclusions apply) at participating boutiques. Get a head start on holiday shopping or find some goodies for yourself! After shopping, enjoy dinner at The Griswold Inn Wine Bar (offering over 50 half-price wines to choose from!) or Gabrielle’s. Both restaurants will offer half-price wine throughout the evening, and Gabrielle’s will also offer half-price martinis and cocktails.  Reservations are STRONGLY encouraged. Call The Griswold Inn Wine Bar at 860.767.1776 or call Gabrielle’s at 860.767.2440 to reserve.

Here’s a list of participants. Click on the store name to visit their website.

Aegean Treasures, 49 Main Street. A women’s contemporary boutique with an outstanding collection of clothing for women of all ages. Designers include Eileen Fisher, Jude Connally, Julie Brown and Connie Roberson among others. The store also features USA made jewelry, accessories, cashmere wraps and capes.

A Pocketful of Posies, 12 North Main Street. Tasteful gifts, custom wreaths and apparel. Simple pleasures for you and your home.

Cortland Park, 23 B Main Street. Clothing and accessories for fabulous living, featuring Cortland Park Cashmere.

Essex Wellness Center, 28 Main Street. Private specialized wellness services provided by highly experienced professionals. Offering free chair massages and coupons for free exercise classes during Girls’ Night Out.

Essex Olive Oil Company, 19A Main Street. Essex Olive Oil Company was born from a passion for fine food, a love of fresh premium olive oil and the idea of offering fresh, natural, premium quality food to the Essex Community.

Haystacks, 21 Main Street. Haystacks designs and creates original Haystacks Brand clothing and accessories in Suttons Bay, Michigan. Several times a year, fresh prints and styles emerge, offering something new and unique. Haystacks is most famous for stylish Bias Skirts and  comfy Energy Pants. Comfortable, colorful, and packable, that’s what Haystacks is all about!

One North Main, One North Main Street. A must stop! One N Main (formally Stonewear Clothing ) is celebrating fall with color, texture, and an unbelievable selection of accessories. Store owner Deb Thompson and her professional staff are experts at helping you look your very best.

Pough Interiors, 1 Main Street. Whether you are looking to freshen up your room with a few new accessories or starting with a blank canvas and need the assistance of our interior decorating services, we are here to help. Pough Interiors is committed to offering exceptional value while maintaining great style and superior customer service.

Red Balloon, 77 Main Street. Whether shopping for baby’s layette, toddler play clothes, school-age classics or pre-teen fashions, you will discover an exceptional inventory by first rate designers of children’s clothing for country living and special occasions.

Scensibles, 2 Main Street. An eclectic array of clothes, artisan jewelry and accessories as well as Essex attire and gifts.

The French Hen, 16 Main Street. A gift boutique where you will discover the beautiful, unique and the curious. Lush with product and creativity, the store will delight your senses.

The Griswold Inn Store ~ Goods & Curiosities, 47 Main Street. An eclectic mix of products inspired by the Inn and New England – from their Early American and maritime heritage to Connecticut lifestyle and entertaining today. Traditional, contemporary, whimsical – Goods & Curiosities.

Toys Ahoy!, 43 Main Street. The way a toy store should be. Lots of fun–touching the toys is allowed! Discover toys, games and books from the nostalgic toys of your youth to the new popular releases of 2015.

Walker Loden, 8 Main Street.  Gifts, Antiques, Jewelry. Things worth giving…Things worth keeping…Things to make you smile!

J. Alden Clothiers, 17 Main Street. Since 1993 J. Alden Clothiers has offered the finest men’s clothing, accessories, and furnishings while providing the highest measure of service possible. The Shoreline destination for men’s gifts, including bowties, cashmere scarves, and vintage watches.

Newbury Place, 17 Main Street. Style, selection and spirit of discovery has made Newbury Place the place to go for gifts ranging from baby shower to housewarming to weddings.  Newbury Place carries a large variety of great gifts including Alex and Ani, Spartina 449, Mud Pie, Waxing Poetic and Stonewall Kitchen.

Cooper + Smith  10 Main Street. Cooper & Smith offers fine art on a grand scale. Our spacious interior—5,000 square feet—invites relaxed browsing. Our catalog emphasizes paintings, in various genres and styles, from emerging talent alongside nationally established artists. Each month features a new exhibit and opening reception.

Talbots  1 Essex Square. Talbots is a leading retailer and direct marketer of women’s classic apparel, shoes and accessories. We’re known for providing gracious service and a quality selection of timeless wardrobe essentials in a broad range of sizes.

Red Balloon Essex GNO
Red Balloon
Pough Interiors Essex GNO
Pough Interiors
Essex GNO 2015 Scensibles
Toys Ahoy Essex GNO
Toys Ahoy
French Hen Essex GNO
French Hen
Essex GNO 2015 Haystacks
Essex GNO 2015 Griswold Inn Store
Griswold Inn Goods and Curiosities


Here are some of our favorite pics from last year’s GNO in Guilford. Photos by Amy Etra.