If your Christmas wish list wasn't fully granted, shopping local is one of your New Year's resolutions, or you just want to get some good deals -- local boutiques are kicking off 2011 with some amazing markdowns.
Vintage frocks, holiday accoutrements, handmade jewelry? Check.
Here's a list of some of our favorite indie sales:
1. A. Ware
The new, cool boutique on the block is offering 20% off your entire purchase from now through January 9th. That means an array of handcrafted goods (about 90% made locally), books and accessories...at a discount.
A. Ware is located next to Lola Coffee at 4700 N. Central Ave. #101.
More local sales after the jump.
2. Blueberry Deluxe
The month of January is the time to stock up on pretty vintage pieces. Take 30% off coats and up to 40% off other vintage at Blueberry Deluxe. For an even better deal, print out the coupon for an extra 10% off your vintage purchase.
Blueberry Deluxe Boutique is located of of 7th Avenue at 702 W. Montecito.
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3. Cheap Thrills
Each day at Cheap Thrills brings a different deal depending on the whim of the owners. Give yourself some time to sort through the maze of vintage clothing, jewelry, cookware, furniture and tchotchkes hanging from the ceilings, tucked into nooks, and piled in bins. And if you find something you can't live without, they just might be able to work something out with you.
Cheap Thrills is located at 2540 East Indian School Road.
4. Frances Vintage
What's better than shopping at cute local boutique Frances? Shopping at Frances and getting 50% off Free People, Odd Molly, jewelry and seasonal merchandise -- good until it's all gone.
Frances Vintage is located at 10 W. Camelback Road.
5. Red Hot Robot
If Japanese-style toys are your thing, hit Red Hot Robot's Private Collection sale and take 50% off selected merchandise during the entire month of January.
Red Hot Robot is located 2 doors down from Frances at 14 W. Camelback Rd.
Know of any more good indie sales? Leave word in the comments section.