Columbia Heights fave Simply Soles is hosting two events this week that are sure to send you searching for new shoes. Today (Tuesday), visit the Simply Soles blog and answer a question about owner Kassie Rempel’s new guilty pleasure (the Twilight series) and score up to 40 percent off your purchase for 36 hours. Tomorrow (Wednesday), pop into the store for an exclusive meet-n-greet with Butter lead designer Lee Reich. Bring a pair of gently-used shoes to donate and you’ll snag 15 percent off your purchase. June 24th from 5 to 8:30 PM. 1438 Park Rd., NW, Columbia Heights; 202-232-0072; www.simiplysoles.com.
Sensational Summer Sale
BCBG has launched its full-scale summer sale, with 50 to 70 percent off selected skirts, dresses, bathing suits, and more. Shop early for the best bargains—we saw many of our favorite styles for at least half off. Georgetown, Tysons Corner, Pentagon City; www.bcbg.com.
After more than 30 years in business, longtime Mazza Gallerie favorite Harriet Kassman is closing her doors for good. We’re sad to see this stylish store depart, but excited to scope the bargains. The store is closed through Wednesday in preparation, but will re-open Thursday morning to showcase extreme bargains of up to 60 percent on designers like Lafayette 148, Bogner, Rose Taft, and more. Everything’s gotta go, including bridal and fixtures, so be sure to arrive early! June 25 at 10 AM. 5300 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Mazza Gallerie; 202-363-1870; www.harrietkassman.com.
Alexandria fave Periwinkle is hosting an exceptional series of trunk shows to lure shoppers out of the heat and into their store. Thursday, take 25 percent off all Mary Nichols handbags. This NYC-based designer has a sparkling selection of colorful totes and clutches, perfect for taking along on your summer travels. June 25 from 10 AM to 8 PM. 1557 Potomac Greens Drive, Alexandria; 703-519-5242; www.periwinkleshop.com.
This weekend, make sure to head to Old Town. The 21 boutiques comprising the Old Town Boutique District are hosting three days of sales, promos, and tastings in celebration of the longest days of the year. Enjoy free lemonade and lip scrubs at Bellacara, free design consults at Red Barn Mercantile, 25 percent off summer baby wear at Apple Seed, and much, much more. Visit www.OldTownBoutiqueDistrict.com for a complete list of participating stores.