Thursday, November 29, 2012

The Arlington Center Holiday Stroll is this Saturday!

Come shop, stroll and mingle with Arlington Center businesses this Saturday, December 1st!  Helena's, as well as many Center businesses, will be open from 10 AM to 10 PM!   Ring in the holiday shopping season with 20% off any one item in the store. We will also have refreshments in the afternoon.  Looking forward to seeing you there!

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Cashmere sweaters from Line.

Our new favorite luxe knitwear is Line!  We have pretty jewel-toned cashmere sweaters that make a great gift for someone extra you!

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Our Coat SALE is extended: 20% OFF!

Our winter coat sale has been extended!  Get 20% off all winter coats at both locations!

What's in the window...

The window on Franklin Street in Arlington is a winter vision of plum, cream, icy-grey and lavender.  From the top: hats, bags, & socks that make great holiday gifts; Prairie Underground short cloak hoody with a soft wool scarf and an XCVI ruched skirt; Wooden Ships tweed knit infinity scarf over a Nally & Millie cowlneck sweater; Prairie Underground short cloak hoody over a divine lace dress from Tulle; and a Kensie cowlneck pullover paired with colored cords from Red Engine and a print scarf.

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Come shop coats at 20% off this weekend!

When you have had your fill of turkey (c'mon, have one more serving), come shop with us this Friday thru Sunday.  All winter coats are 20% off.  See great pieces from BB Dakota, Tulle, and Lole!  This sale excluded Prairie Underground, and is not valid on previous purchases.  

Post-Thanksgiving SALE starts tomorrow!

Come shop with us this Friday thru Sunday!  All sweaters, storewide are 20% off this weekend. And all winter coats (excluding Prairie Underground) are 20% off, too!  Come in and find your favorite cozy pieces at a great discount!  Not valid on previous purchases.  All sale items final sale.

Happy Thanksgiving from Helena's!

We wish all of you a bountiful feast with friends and family.  Thank you for your gracious support of our little shops. We feel the love and send it right back to you!  Happy Thanksgiving.

From all of us,
Jessica, Beth, Dianne, Rachael, Stacey, Cindy, Chrissie, Jenny & Katherine

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Mark you calendars! The Celebrate the Center Holiday Stroll on December 1st!

Arlington Center’s Annual Holiday Shopping Event is Saturday, December 1, 2012

December 1st marks The Center’s Holiday Stroll, a day-to night event in Arlington Center.  Participating businesses will be open from 10 AM to 10 PM, with many shops offering promotions and special discounts for the event.  

“The Center” shopping district includes the shops and restaurants on Massachusetts Avenue from Academy Street to Franklin Street, as well as the businesses on Medford Street.  Retail shops will create special holiday window displays that will be revealed on the morning of the event, and many businesses will have refreshments for busy shoppers.

The town celebration will include caroling groups, special menus at area restaurants, and live entertainment.  The historic Regent Theater on Medford Street will host the annual Legacy Dancers Holiday Spectacular in the morning and a free variety show with music, dance and film in the evening.  There will also be a free raffle for prize package from Center businesses.  Don't miss our on this fun event!


Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Lovely winter styles from Velvet!

Colorful clutches.

Looking for an easy, chic clutch?  This colorful bag from Shiraleah is versatile, colorful, and the perfect size!

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Knitted Dove has delivered a pretty batch of vintage-inspired print cardigans!  

Our 20% off Denim & Cord SALE is on!

Our weekend denim & cord SALE is on!  Get your favorite pieces at 20% off all day today & tomorrow at both Helena's locations!  Some highlights: the Ikat jean from Sanctuary, which is at our Alrington store; the Twiggy from James Jeans which we have in colored denim at both locations; and the High Class Skinny from James Jeans in Paris wash, which is also at both stores.  Don't miss this SALE!

Happy Birthday to the real Helena!

Helena, the girl, is 9-years-old today!  Happy Birthday my dear!  

Thursday, November 8, 2012

SALE on denim & cords, this Friday-Sunday!

This Friday thru Sunday all denim & cords, storewide, are 20% off.  Find great styles in classic washes in straight-leg, bootcut and skinny.  And if colored denim and cords are on your radar for fall (they should be, its one of the best trends going) we have pieces from James Jeans, Sanctuary, and Red Engine to fulfill all your dreams!

Gorgeous new Prairie Underground!

A glorious and abundant delivery from Prairie Underground came in this week with jackets, dresses and tops that are sublime!  New piece include the Balestra hoody in black which is a short, side zip jacket with quilting (my favorite jacket for fall) and the Fur Le Fey jacket.  Prairie brought back the Mothette dress, which was featured in Boston Globe's Style section for fall.  We have it in New Blue and Black.  Another great classic is the Falcon dress (at top) which we have in grey and black.  Come see what's new!

Monday, November 5, 2012

Voluspa candles are here!

It is a Voluspa extravaganza!  Come find the classic scents from the Japonica collection and new fresh scents from the Maison collection.

Bright Scarves at Helena's!

We have a huge selection of print and solid scarves in every hue your heart desires.  Both store are stocked!

What's in the window...

Love this super chic combination for fall!  From the top: Cubism print cardy with coral necklace; Papillion tunic with vintage inspired necklace; Fossil bags with Wooden Ships texting gloves; Nally & Millie print top; XCVI vneck open knit tunic over Last Tango tank; Prairie Underground long cloak hoody over Wooden Ships cowlneck sweater.