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Sales of Summer

One-stop shopping has never been easier. It seems like all the home-furnishing stores in the U Street corridor are slashing prices this month. Here’s a roundup of some of the best sales.

Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams
This casual, modern home design store is the biggest supplier to mega-retailers like Crate & Barrel, Restoration Hardware, and Pottery Barn. All upholstered stocked items are 10 percent off; special-order items are 20 percent off, and sample sale items are also marked down. Sale ends Sunday, July 29.
1526 14th Street, NW; 202-332-3433

Simply Home
Use your sale savings for dinner and drinks—this restaurant/retail store combines Thai cuisine and cocktails with eclectic furnishings and home accessories. Select items are currently 25 percent off. Sale lasts indefinitely.
1412 U Street, NW; 202-986-8607

Urban Essentials
Selected floor samples, including furniture and home accessories, are 10 percent to 50 percent off at this contemporary-design store.  Sale ends Wednesday, August 15.
1330 U Street, NW; 202-299-0642

Coming Up:
Home Rule
This hip houseware store runs its eighth annual “Dog Days of August” sidewalk sale Saturday and Sunday, August 4 and 5. This is one of only two storewide sales each year, with select goods marked down 50 percent to 75 percent.
1807 14th Street, NW; 202-797-5544