Jessica Shops: Gifts for college-bound students

Get grads in gear

Presents for college students: If you know a student starting college in the fall, grab these great deals going on now and save. Give the gift of capturing memories with a GE A1455 digital camera for $59.99 (retail $79.99, For displaying pics and ensuring on-time class arrival, snag a Coby 3.5-inch digital photo frame with alarm clock from $26.44 and up (retail $39.99, via the “Shop Marketplace” option). To capture even more memories in motion, shoot for a Samsung Q10 HD digital camcorder for $199.99 (retail $299.99, Writing home to share photos and videos will be easy with the ePad Google Android 10-inch Tablet at $193.99 (retail $399, Finally, no college experience is complete without plenty of movie nights with an RCA 32-inch HDTV/DVD combo for $349.99 (above; retail $399.99,

Summer savings

Boden: Find finely tailored chambray dresses, men’s cotton trousers or slouchy leather boots in fun colors for girls among the sale items at Boden. Now through Sunday, stock up on this quality merchandise for the whole family during Boden’s summer clearance sale. This is a luxury sale without the luxury cost.

Sale on weekend style

Tommy Bahama: Save on styles to “make life one long weekend,” during Tommy Bahama’s online and in-store Summer Swim sale event. Save 50 percent on men’s and women’s swimwear after you spend $150 or more on regularly priced products. Mix and match chic designs for a fraction of the cost and extend your summer wardrobe while paying half price for next year’s suit. Sale ends Sunday.

The full Jessica Shops column appears in the Deal Spotter section of the AJC on Thursdays. Visit the Jessica Shops website for more great finds.

– By Lauren Davidson, Atlanta Bargain Hunter


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One comment Add your comment

Kirsten Rogers

July 22nd, 2011
12:22 am

These were horrible recommendations. Poor formatting, and generally lacked a diversity of suggestions. I suggest doing some more legwork next time.