The Galleria's winter clearance starts today and continues through Sunday. Most stores will participate , although don't expect banquet tables stacked with clearance merchandise perched in front of each storefront. It's the Galleria in Edina where sales, like everything else, are discreet, not shouted from the rooftops as if it were a monster truck rally.
Here's a sampling of the savings:
Arafina: Save 70-80% on fall and winter styles.
Blue Willi's: Enjoy additional savings on fall and winter styles.
Dugo: Additional savings on already reduced sale items.
Epitome: Save up to 20% on fall and winter collections and 30% on select spring merchandise.
Hammer Made: Save 50% on shirts, ties, sweaters and more.
H.O.B.O.: Find holiday and winter savings as well as a sweater sample sale.
Melly: Take an additional 25% off all sale merchandise.
Oh Baby!: Forty to 50 percent off select oh baby! brand clothing.
Pendleton: Various in-store promotions.
Pumpz & Co.: Additional savings on fall clearance items.
Que Sera: Thirty to 70 percent discounts off most items during the moving sale.
Scandia Down: Twenty percent off on all Scandia Down products including comforters, pillows and linens. Save an additional 50 percent on white sale linens.
Schmitt Music; Upper-line band instruments are discounted 20 to 50 percent. The store is opening in a new location near Southdale soon.
Styledlife: Save 50 percent on men’s and women’s select winter essentials, including scarves, hats and gloves.
Trail Mark: Save 20-80 percent on select merchandise.
Twill by Scott Dayton: Up to 80 percent off remaining 2010 merchandise. Save 40 percent on all fall 2011 collections.
Whymsy: Save 20-80 percent on select merchandise.
Some stores aren't participating in the clearance event because, well, they don't have to: Bang & Olufsen, Tiffany,California Closets and Louis Vuitton.