When I visit an outlet mall, I always like to check and see if they have a Mikasa store. It is one of my favorite places to browse and I almost always find something to buy. They carry formal china, everyday china, casual dinnerware, stemware and barware, flatware, serveware, crystal, clocks, vases, candle holders, picture frames, and many other unique gifts. Their items are classy but reasonably priced. It is a great place to shop for wedding gifts and for gifts for the person who has everything. The prices at the outlet stores any time of year can't be beat and they are even better after the holidays.
Every year, we manage to find at least one unique holiday collectible item. Through the years, we have found things such as ornaments, candy dishes, cookie jars, and serving platters. A few years ago, we found a great deal on china and purchased an entire set for twelve as well as several serving items for a very reasonable price. The store we visited didn't have all of the items we wanted in stock, but they were kind enough to call other stores in the area and then offered to have them place the items on reserve for us or ship them to us.
Unfortunately, they don't publish their sale prices online. You just have to take your chances and visit their stores. We have not been disappointed yet.
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