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Black Friday 2011 Sales in Washington
A neighborhood-by-neighborhood guide to where you’ll score the best deals the day after Thanksgiving. By Ali Eaves, Sarah Zlotnick
Comments () | Published November 22, 2011

M29 is just one of the many Georgetown stores with major sales on Black Friday. Photograph by Yassine El-Mansouri

Pick Your Neighborhood:

Georgetown

Alexandria

Bethesda

U Street & 14th Street

Arlington

GEORGETOWN

Alchimie Forever: 30 percent off any purchase online or in the showroom November 23 to 29. (Online code is FF2011.)

AllSaints: 25 percent off select merchandise extends through the weekend.

Annie Creamcheese: 30 percent off everything in the store Friday through Sunday. The store will be open for extended hours on Friday from 10 AM to 9 PM.

Barbour: Bring in a warm winter coat in wearable condition to donate to One Warm Coat and take $50 off any purchase from now until December 24.

BCBG: 30 percent off select dresses, sweaters, and jackets.

Chic: 30 to 50 percent off everything in the store extends through Christmas.

City Sports: Shoppers can take $10 off Under Armour cold-weather gear and $20 off ski pants throughout the weekend. Other specials include two coldproof base layers for $40 and 15 to 20 percent off select running shoes and socks.

Cusp: This trendy designer mecca is offering an extra 20 percent off all sale merchandise.

Dandelion Patch: 20 percent off holiday-themed items November 25 to 27.

Design Within Reach: All Herman Miller furniture is 15 percent off November 23 to December 13.

The Dog Shop: 10 percent off coats, sweaters, and beds, and 20 percent off treats and toys.

Godiva: The specials include three 10-ounce coffees or cocoas for $35, three 4-piece truffle boxes for $25, three bags of Godiva gems (individually wrapped truffles) for $25, and a six-piece box of holiday truffles for $5, plus more promotions and early bird specials at all Godiva locations. Spend $35 between November 28 and December 4 to get a free Godiva ornament.

Helia’s: 45 to 60 percent off everything in the store.

Hu’s Wear and Hu’s Shoes: 30 to 50 percent off fall merchandise.

Jack Wills: 30 percent off in store and online Friday through Sunday.

Janus et Cie: 30 to 65 percent off select floor sample pieces, 30 percent off all accessories, and 15 to 80 percent off all throw pillows.

Just Paper & Tea: 50 percent off select paper goods.

Karen Millen: 30 percent off everything in the store.

Kiehl’s: Customers receive a full-size whipped body butter (a $35 value) free with any $85 purchase from 10 AM to noon. Discounted gift sets are available throughout the holiday season.

Levi's: 40 percent off everything from 9 to 10 AM.

Lost Boys: From 10 AM to noon, the first 25 shoppers get exclusive access to the store, as well as a surprise discount. The doors will open to the public at noon, with various markdowns throughout the day.

Lou Lou: Shoppers get free earrings with any purchase.

Nectar Skin Bar: 20 percent off giftcards all day, plus a free polish change with any giftcard purchase.

Jaryam: 40 percent off everything in the store from 9 to 10 AM, 30 percent off from 10 to noon, and 20 percent off from noon to 6 PM. 20 percent off continues all day Saturday. Not valid on sale items and cannot be combined with any other offer.

Just Paper & Tea: 50 percent off select paper goods.

M29 Lifestyle: Up to 70 percent off select apparel, accessories, and home decor. Cider and cookies will be served.

Madewell: J. Crew's sister store is offering shoppers 20 percent off purchases of $150 or more, 25 percent off purchases of $250 or more, and 30 percent off purchases of $350 or more all weekend long. There's also an additional 25 percent off sale merchandise.

Major: The sneaker store embarks on another year of its Midnight Madness sale. From midnight on Thursday to 4 AM Friday, select apparel is 50 percent off and there are buy-one get-one-half-off specials on footwear. Shoppers also get a free t-shirt with any purchase over $300.

Monarc Antique Rugs: 30 to 60 percent off all merchandise now through Black Friday.

Ralph Lauren: Up to 40 percent off fall merchandise.

Sassanova: 30 percent off everything in the store from 9 to 10 AM, 25 percent off from 10 to 11, and 20 percent off for the rest of the day.

Sherman Pickey: 25 percent off clothing from 10 AM to noon and 15 percent off from noon to 6 PM.

Signature: Up to 40 percent off all fur coats and all boots.

Silk Shop: 40 to 60 percent off everything in the store.

Sisley: 40 percent off everything in the store from 10 to 11 AM, and 30 percent off for the rest of the day.

Solbiato: 25 percent off everything in the store. The deal extends through Sunday.

Streets of Georgetown: 30 percent off fall and winter sportswear and outerwear, and 40 percent off fall and winter tailored clothing, including dress suits and sports jackets.

Tumi Store: 25 to 40 percent off select items.

Urban Chic: 30 percent off full-price clothing and denim from 9 to 10 AM, 25 percent off from 10 to 11, and 20 percent off from 11 to close. All sale items are an extra 35 percent off all day.

Urban Outfitters: Additional 50 percent off sale items from 5 to 10 AM.

West Elm: Shoppers can spend $100 to save 10 percent, $250 to save 15 percent, and $500 to save 20 percent.

Zara: 20 percent off select items.

 

ALEXANDRIA

The Old Town Boutique District is waking up early November 25, and the sooner you get there, the more you’ll save. Participating stores, including Washingtonian favorites Bloomers, Bishop Boutique, Current Boutique, Diva, and BeautyFull Boutique (click here for a complete list), are offering 30 percent off from 6 to 8 AM, 20 percent off from 8 to 10, and 10 percent off from 10 through the rest of the day. Here are a few other Old Town sales you’ll want to hit along the way:

Imperfections Antiques & Great Stuff: Score 20 percent off your purchase from 8 to 10 AM, and 10 percent off from 10 until 7 PM.

The Little Monogram Shop: Any item in stock containing the color black is 20 percent off.

Lawrence Miller & Co.
: The jewelry shop is offering 20 percent off from 11 AM to 6 PM.

Mint Condition: The trendy consignment boutique is offering 10 percent off to all customers who mention Black Friday, and the first 100 visitors will receive a Designer Dollars coupon for their next visit.

Treat: The discounts are steep at this sample-sale boutique—score 40 percent off from 8 to 10 AM, 30 percent off from 10 to noon, and 20 percent off for the rest of the day. Yay!

Bungalow Homewares (Del Ray): The entire inventory is 40 percent off.

Labels Exchange (Del Ray): This basement-level consignment store is offering 40 percent off all merchandise.

Purple Goose (Del Ray): This children’s boutique is hosting a “Mom’s Night Out”, where you can enjoy wine, appetizers, and 25 percent off all clothing and shoes from 5 to 9 PM. In-house monograms will be buy one, get one 50 percent off, and every person who makes a purchase that night will be entered to win a $100 gift certificate.

Periwinkle (Del Ray): See Arlington listing for details.

 

BETHESDA

Daddy & Son: 20 percent off everything in the store Friday through Sunday. Not valid on gift certificates or when combined with other offers.

Daisy Baby & Kids: 15 percent off all items.

Design Within Reach: All Herman Miller furniture is 15 percent off November 23 to December 13.

Ginger: 40 percent off everything in the store (except jewelry) from 9 to 10 AM, 30 percent off from 10 to 11, and 20 percent off from 11 AM to 8 PM.

Le Creuset: 25 percent off all purchases over $100 starts Black Friday and extends until January 1. The sale excludes products in the fennel green and midnight blue colors, along with a few other items.

Pirjo: 15 percent off all ABRO leather handbags.

Pink Palm: 40 percent off the fall collection and 65 to 80 percent off spring and summer pieces. Shoppers will receive a mystery gift with purchases over $150 while supplies last.

Sassanova: 30 percent off everything in the store from 9 to 10 AM, 25 percent off from 10 to 11, and 20 percent off for the rest of the day.

Urban Chic: 30 percent off full-price clothing and denim from 9 to 10 AM, 25 percent off from 10 to 11, and 20 percent off from 11 to close. All sale items are an extra 35 percent off all day.

Zelaya Shoes: On both Friday and Saturday, shoppers get 30 percent off from 9 to 10 AM, 25 percent off from 10 to 11, and 20 percent off from 11 to close. Shoppers also get 20 percent off all day Friday and Saturday at zelayashoes.com

 

U STREET/14TH STREET

Caramel: Items are up to 50 percent off at this U Street boutique. Washingtonian readers who mention seeing Caramel featured in our 2010 gift guide will receive an additional 10 percent.

Current Boutique: Nibble on champagne and cupcakes while you shop the entire store at 20 percent off.

Home Rule
: Everything in the store (top-name brands like Le Creuset included) is 10 percent off.

Junction Vintage: Everyone who participates in the in-store raffle is guaranteed to score anywhere from 5 to 25 percent off all non-sale items.

Lettie Gooch: Draw your savings from a turkey bowl during the early bird special—you can score 10, 15, or 25 percent off between 10 AM and noon. Happy hour refreshments will be available throughout the day, and there’s also an Eva Franco trunk show.

Pulp: The “Funky Black Friday” event starts with an early opening (8 AM), and the first 25 customers who make a purchase will receive a swag bag filled with goodies. Pulp is also offering 50 percent off one product of your choice from 8 to 11 AM.

Rue 14: Pick your own sale from a fishbowl filled with coupons ranging from 15 to 40 percent off. This 14th Street boutique will be staying open an hour late (until 8 PM), and seasonal drinks and s’mores will be served to shoppers.

Toucan Boutique: Discounts range from 20 to 50 percent off storewide.

 

ARLINGTON

Current Boutique: All merchandise is 20 percent off from 10 AM to 8 PM. Current will be serving apple cider and cookies from 10 to 4, and champagne and cupcakes from 4 to 8.

Denim Bar: Save 30 percent from 10 to noon, 20 percent from noon to two, and 10 percent from 2 to 9. Excludes A.P.C. and sale items.

Freshbikes: At the "Carbon Friday Sale", Kinetic Road Machine Indoor Trainers are 40 percent off  and the Zipp 404 Clincher wheelset is on sale for $1599 (regularly $2300) from 10 to noon. All day sales (the store is open from 10 to 6) include 50 percent off in-stock Willier road bikes, 30 percent off Cannondale helments, and 65 percent off in-stock Mavic shoes.

Gossip on 23rd: All merchandise is 20 to 50 percent off on Black Friday, and any customer that spends over $50 will receive a Gossip grab bag. On "Small Business Saturday", all merchandise is still 20 to 50 percent off, and all customers will be entered to win a Gossip gift bag worth $75 in merchandise.

No Place Like Home: The always-cheerful Renee Henninger is offering 10 percent off all items at her vintage goods and knickknack emporium.

Periwinkle: Periwinkle’s mega sale runs all weekend—Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Buy one item and get 10 percent off; buy two items and get 20 percent off; buy three for 30 percent off; four for 40 percent off; and five for 50 percent off. All accessories are 25 percent off. (The same sale is going on at Periwinkle’s Alexandria location.)

South Moon Under: All full-price merchandise is 20 percent off in-store on Friday. Friday through Monday, sale merchandise is an additional 25 percent off in-store and online.

Got info on a sale you'd like to see added to this list? Email szlotnick@washingtonian.com.

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