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Fashion Agenda: Book Hill’s French Market, A Clothing Swap, Tax Day Deals
We’ve got the scoop on the week’s most stylish events. By Michelle Thomas
Book Hill's annual French Market. Photo courtesy of Georgetown BID.
Comments () | Published April 15, 2013

Tax Day Sales
As if you needed an excuse to blow through your tax refund, there are lots of stores offering up discounts to encourage you. A few faves:

• Alexandria-based consignment store Treat gives 30 percent off everything on the site, including sale items, with the code TAXES.
• Flash-sale site MyHabit offers up 20 percent off Monday and Tuesday with the code TAXBREAK.
• Stock up on colorful statement necklaces at BaubleBar, where everything is 20 percent off with the code REFUND.
LivingSocial celebrates the day with 15 perfect off experience deals with the code TAXDAY.
• Chic accessories brand Hayden-Harnett offers 20 percent discounts site-wide Monday only with the code TAXDAY20.

Book Hill’s French Market
The tenth year of Georgetown’s annual outdoor sidewalk sale kicks off this weekend, meaning shoppers can enjoy the spring temps in a Parisian-style open-air market. More than 35 Book Hill boutiques—including Urban Chic, Duo, Sassanova, and Ella-Rue, to name a few fashionable favorites—participate, offering up to 75 percent off designer wares, plus deals on artwork and home decor. Street-side offerings of traditional fare such as merguez, crepes, and pastries fuel your shopping spree, and strolling musicians, entertainers (mimes!), and Art Soiree’s live art demos keep things French and festive. Friday and Saturday 10 to 5. Upper Wisconsin Ave. between P St. and Reservoir Rd.

Sherman Pickey’s Lads & Ladies Shopping Event
Headed to the Gold Cup this year? First hit Sherman Pickey this Wednesday, when the boutique hosts a shopping event to help you find the perfect preppy outfit. Charm Georgetown and Hats by Melissa Vap offer up the necessary accessories, and 20 percent of all proceeds will benefit nonprofit Becky’s Fund. Wednesday 6 to 9 PM. 1647 Wisconsin Ave.

Frugal Fashionista Clothing Swap
Swap out your less-loved wardrobe pieces for new-to-you finds at this clothing swap, sponsored by Just Fab and benefiting the hosting West Springfield High School. Bring your $5 donation and at least five pieces of clean, in-style clothing and two accessories to add to the loot—then shop the selection to your frugal heart’s delight. Saturday 1 to 3 PM. 6100 Rolling Rd., Springfield. More details at the Frugal Fashionista’s Meet-Up page.


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