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Where & When: Fashion Edition
Tuesday, October 13, through Sunday, October 18
Washington’s semiannual Spa Week in Washington offers select $50 treatments at more than 50 participating retailers. Click here for full details.
Get your boutique fix in Old Town with the first annual Boutique Week fest. Retailers throughout the Alexandria neighborhood will offer discounts, special promotions, wine, and trunk shows. One lucky shopper will receive a grand-prize package with a one-night stay at the Morrison House Hotel as well as an Old Town shopping spree. To be eligible, shoppers will need to fill out an entry form by October 22 and have stamps from at least five retailers. For details, click here.
Thursday, October 15, through Sunday, October 18
Key to the Cure
Give money toward a cure for breast cancer this weekend with four days of shopping promotions at Saks Fifth Avenue in Tysons (2001 International Dr., McLean; 703-827-1961). A percentage of the weekend’s local sales will benefit the Dewberry Life With Cancer Family Center. To launch this year’s event, Saks will host a Key to the Cure kickoff celebration featuring hors d’oeuvres, live entertainment, and of course shopping. Over the weekend, enjoy extras such as a David Yurman trunk show and engraving event on Thursday, and a Taste of Tysons restaurant day and Belafigura swimwear fashion show on Saturday from 2 to 5.
Friday, October 16
Visit Après Peau (1430 K St., NW; 202-783-222) from noon to 5 to enjoy free cupcakes while you peruse the new merchandise. A 10-percent discount will be applied to any purchase of $50 or more.