America’s favorite shopping season is fast approaching, and while it’s easy to be swayed by department stores’ crazy discounts and once-a-year sales, it’s most important to support local shops and small businesses. In honor of “Small Business Saturday,” on Saturday, November 26th, 2016 many of the small businesses that make up SoWa Boston, the city’s art & design district, will be offering special deals and discounts.
Participating Stores & Galleries Include:
(Note: Below is A Sampling: All Businesses Will Be Open Regular Business Hours)
- Abigail Ogilvy Gallery
Abigail Ogilvy Gallery will be open from 11AM – 6PM and offering prints and original works of art for sale.
- Amisha Imports
Amisha Imports specializes in artisan crafted accessories, apparel and home decor from India. On Small Business Saturday, take 20% off store wide.
- Ash & Rose
Ash & Rose is a boutique offering ethical, sustainable, beautiful clothing and accessories for women. They offer easy-chic style for the modern romantic, all made-in-USA or fairly traded, at their SoWa boutique and online at www.ashandrose.com. Receive 20% off store-wide for Small Business Saturday.
- BEAD + FIBER
BEAD + FIBER, Boston’s only bead and fiber shop, offers a unique collection of beads and yarn from around the world as well as day and evening classes, and the unique creations of our teachers and employees. In recognition of the value of small independently owned businesses, they are offering 15% off all yarn and beads on Small Business Saturday.
Dahlia, a handmade textile gallery, has recently relocated from Newton Center, and re-opened at 524 Harrison Ave. They will be showcasing the work of over a dozen award-winning textile artists at their 12th Annual Handmade Scarf Show. All of their award winning artisans design and create their clothing and accessories in the USA. A handwoven accent scarf is free with every purchase over $100 for Small Business Saturday. Weaving demonstrations will be ongoing throughout the day from 10AM-6PM.
- Debby Krim Arts
10% off jewelry and “fusion foto blocs®”, 25% off the “original series” matted photography.
Diseño, specializing in contemporary furniture, carpets and home decor, is offering 20% off all in stock purchases on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday.
- Giardini di Sole
Specializing in home and tabletop decor created in Italy. Receive a 100ml bottle of Quattrociocchi’s award-winning Olivastro organic extra virgin olive oil with a purchase of $40 or more.
- Goosefish Press
Goosefish Press is an award-winning letterpress studio in Boston’s South End featuring in-house letterpress printing of beautiful stationery, also specializing in greeting cards, gifts, papers, books and more. On Small Business Saturday they’ll be offering a 10% discount on all of their own letterpress holiday cards, AND, 25% off all orders of custom stationery which will be ready by Christmas.
- L’Attitude Gallery
L’Attitude Gallery features contemporary glass, paintings, metal sculpture, and other original 2D and 3D work in various price ranges for residential and commercial settings. Enjoy 15% off selected artworks.
- Lanoue Gallery
Lanoue Gallery features unique contemporary painting, sculpture, photography & mixed media by emerging and mid-career artists from around the world. Take advantage of up to 20% off selected work.
- Zainab Sumu Primitive Modern
Zainab Sumu Primitive Modern is a lifestyle brand telling visual stories through fashion, using bold prints, architectural shapes, simple lines and vibrant colors. On Small Business Saturday they’ll be offering 20% off their Djenne Collection.
SoWa spans the area from Mass Ave to Herald St (East-to-West) and from Shawmut Ave to Albany St (North-to-South). All businesses above are located at 450 or 460 Harrison Ave, along Thayer Street. Support small, local businesses and enjoy the sales at SoWa Boston. For more information on SoWa’s celebration of Small Business Saturday, visit www.sowaboston.com.