Write-up & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb.com   Outlet shopping has been in vogue for some time so by now it’s no secret that factory outlet stores do not necessarily equate to inexpensive. They do, however, offer an opportunity to purchase name brands for less than retail prices. Plus, some are designed to be a pleasant shopping experience – a nice day trip.   Two of my favorites located in New England are Lee Premium Outlets in the Massachusetts Berkshires Mountains and Clinton Crossing in Clinton, Connecticut.┬áIn addition to bargain hunting trips, both are laid out such that they can make for a pleasant stroll for times when all you have in mind is window shopping.   With the arrival of spring my thoughts…