Salvatore Ferragamo is having a sale on about 70% of its merchandise.
Included in the sale are fall and winter shoes, handbags, scarves and
belts. The sale does not include the "classic" pieces and the spring
collection. Salvatore Ferragamo is on the second level of South Coast
Plaza, in the Nordstrom wing. (714) 979-7654.
Robinsons-May is having a 50%-off sale on holiday decor. The sale also
includes the entire stock of Spode Christmas tree place settings, Lenox
holiday place settings, and Fitz & Floyd holiday gift ware. Other sale
items are loose and boxed ornaments, lighting, water globes, nutcrackers,
Santas and stockings. Robinsons-May is at Fashion Island in Newport
Beach, and at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa.
Toni Bruner's New and Recycled Romances is having an author
book-signing and afternoon tea at 3 p.m. Monday. Scheduled authors
include Katherine Stone, Karen Kay and Glynnis Campbell. Recycled
Romances is at 145 Broadway, Costa Mesa. (949) 645-0529.
The retirement sale for Mary Barr at Charles H. Barr Jewelers is in
its final days. Prices have been reduced even further. All jewelry is
discounted 50% to 70%. Included in the sale are diamonds, rubies,
emeralds, sapphires, platinum and more. Charles H. Barr is at 1803
Westcliff Drive, Newport Beach. (949) 642-3310.
Burberry at South Coast Plaza is having a sale on selected merchandise
reduced 30% to 40%. The sale merchandise includes purses, bags and
clothing for men and women. It's on the second level, outside of Macy's.
Nordstrom is having its half-yearly sale for men. On sale are selected
shoes, sportswear, belts, pants, ties, suits, trousers and sport coats.
Nordstrom is at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa. (714) 549-8300.
Saks Fifth Avenue is having an after-Christmas sale throughout the
store. On sale are already reduced clearance items that are reduced an
extra 40%. There are sales going on in the shoe departments, men's
clothing, women's clothing, lingerie and gifts. The sale will end
Tuesday. Saks Fifth Avenue is at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa. (714)
Borders is having a huge clearance sale on holiday cards and holiday
wrap reduced 50%, all 2002 calendars reduced 50%, all holiday music
reduced 30% and holiday-themed bargain books reduced 50%. There are also
buy one, get the second at 50% off and buy two, get the third free sales
on Harry Potter booster packs, children's paperback picture books, Dr.
Seuss books and DK children's books. Borders has two locations in Costa
Mesa, on Newport Boulevard, (949) 631-8661, and South Coast Plaza, (714)
Bruno Magli is having a winter sale on selected women's and men's
shoes and leather accessories. Items are reduced 30% to 50%. Bruno Magli
is on the second level, across from Gucci. (714) 966-2600.
Friar Tux Shop is having a tuxedo and accessories sale with savings of
up to 40%. There are also tuxedo and accessory packages that are reduced
more than $250. Friar Tux Shop is at 355 S. Bristol St., Costa Mesa.
Villa Nova Restaurant has a best buy on "twilight dinners," with a
menu that serves entrees starting at $7.95. Included on the menu are
pasta, fresh seafood and veal. Villa Nova is on the bayfront at 3131 W.
Coast Highway, Newport Beach. (949) 642-7880.
* BEST BUYS appears Thursdays and Saturdays. Send information to Greer
Wylder at 330 W. Bay St., Costa Mesa, CA 92627, or via fax at (949)