Shoes in the City
This week, preview the Manolo Blahnik pre-fall collection at Neiman Marcus. Enjoy sweet treats and enter to win a girls-day-out party. June 16 to June 20. Daily 10 to 5. 5300 Wisconsin Ave., NW; 202-966-9700; neimanmarcus.com.
The weather has finally warmed and the rain has ended . . . at least for today. Celebrate the launch of Dar be Dar swimwear from local designer Tala Raassi. Inspired by Raassi’s trips to Brazil, these teeny-tiny bikinis are being shown Wednesday night at Wink, where you’ll enjoy bubbly, treats, and a swag bag with every purchase. 6:30 to 8:30 PM. 3109 M St., NW; 202-338-9465; shopwinkdc.com; darbedar.net.
How time flies. Chic Georgetown boutique Sangaree is throwing a soirée to celebrate its second anniversary. Enjoy cocktails, raffle prizes, gift certificates, and exclusive discounts, plus a special trunk show by Zapphire Designs, a great local brand that uses semi-precious stones to form delicate, feminine pieces. Thursday, June 18. 6 to 9 PM. 3288 M St., NW; 202-333-4690.
Save up to 50 percent at Nordstrom’s half-yearly men’s sale starting on Friday, June 19. Finally, an excuse to get rid of those ripped shorts he’s been sporting since college. June 19 to 28. Visit nordstrom.com for locations.
Starting this weekend, head to Old Town, where you’ll score 30 to 40 percent off all spring merchandise during the blowout Spring into Summer sale at Hysteria and the Shoe Hive. You’ll snag discounts on brands such as Tory Burch, Butter, Bettye Mueller, DVF, and more. The Shoe Hive: 115 S. Royal St., Alexandria; 703-548-7105; theshoehive.com. Hysteria: 125 S. Fairfax St., Alexandria; 703-548-1615; shophysteria.com.