Luxe for Less
Both Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue are hosting massive designer sales, with 30 percent or more off merchandise by names such as Christian Louboutin, Valentino, and Chanel. Now the biggest question is figuring out who has that must-have item in your size. Also online at neimanmarcus.com and saksfifthavenue.com.
Best Face Forward
Searching for a new job? Make those frown lines disappear at Pentagon Row’s Reveal Med Spa, which is offering free Botox to the first 50 women who appear with a current résumé and proof of unemployment. Yes, we said free. Get it while the getting’s good—this is a $300-to-$500 value.
June 5, 10 AM to 5 PM. 1101 S. Joyce St., Arlington; 866-738-3256; revealbotoxbailout.com.
Cuts for Kids
For one day only, every dollar of every service performed at Salon one80 goes directly to charity. So go ahead—indulge yourself in a cut, color, or style plus extras such as manicures and massages not normally offered. Free bubbly and snacks are on hand to sweeten the deal. This year’s benefactor is Horton’s Kids.
June 6. Salon one80. 1275 K St., NW; 202-842-9113; one80salon.com.
Come one, come all. Saturday, the New York-based handbag brand Rebecca Minkoff is hosting a pop-up sale in Logan Circle’s Hotel Helix. Score the celebrity favorite’s signature styles for 50 percent off. Now, that’s a deal.
June 6, 10 AM to 6 PM. Hotel Helix, 1430 Rhode Island Ave., NW; 202-462-9001.
Sunday, don’t forget to stop by Tweak Your Chic, an afternoon of fashion, food, and fun at the Hotel George to benefit Suited for Change. Enjoy hair, makeup, and wardrobe consultations, an accessories swap, miniature spa treatments, and more. $65.
June 7, 1 to 5 PM. Hotel George, 15 E St., NW; 301-637-6849; tweakyoursheic.elanimagemanagement.com.
Pamper yourself from head to toe on Thursday, June 11, when three DC retailers band together for a night of sales and fun. Shop the preppy fashions of Sherman Pickey, browse the jewelry of Sissy Yates, and try the cult favorite Combat Ready skin balm from Skincando. Proceeds benefit the Lab School of Washington. Check out the invite for more details.
June 11, 7 to 9 PM. 4411 Cathedral Ave., NW.
Don’t Be Crabby
Annapolis favorites Laura Bevilacqua and Saucy Shoes are teaming up for a summer sample sale. For one day only, they’re offering amazing deals of up to 70 percent off spring and summer merchandise from names such as M Missoni, Tucker, Valentino Red, Pedro Garcia, Bettye Muller, Delman, and Tom Ford Sunglasses.
June 14, noon to 5. Atlantic Arts, 1851 McGuckian St., Annapolis; 410-591-3559 or 443-926-1456.
Ice, Ice Baby
This weekend, show your love with diamonds during an exclusive Verragio trunk show. Meet with designers Barry and Diana Verragio, plus view their full collection of merchandise at prices specially discounted for the event. June 13, 10 am – 6 pm. Mervis Diamonds, Tysons Corner. 1900 Merivs Way, Tysons Corner and June 14, 12 – 5 pm 1775 Rockville Pike, Rockville, 703-448-9000. RSVP online to jmervis @ mervisdiamond.com or http://www.mervisdiamond.com/verragio/
It's that time of year again! Local designer Queen Bee hosts her semi-annual trunk show, featuring hundreds of her designs, all marked at special prices just for the weekend. Score the Queen's the handmade necklaces, bracelets and earrings in this season's signature styles – we love the chunky turquoise strands – during the two day event. For the first time ever, find the "clearance" room, where prices start at as little as $10. June 13th, 10AM-5PM and June 14th, 12PM – 5PM. The Queen Bee's Hive. 1410 Cool Spring Drive, Alexandria. For more details, see http://www.QueenBeeDesigns.com.