By Claudina Hannon
Potomac Mills Sales
Visit Potomac Mills on Sept. 4 – 7 to shop the Labor Day sales taking place throughout the mall this weekend. Customers can expect to find significant savings in stores like Neiman Marcus Last Call, Nike Factory store, Banana Republic and Cole Haan among others. This sale will be the perfect chance to get all those fall fashion and accessory essentials.
The Fashion Source Launch and Party
On Sept. 9 SVELTE, LLC and All Things Fashion DC will launch “The Fashion Source,” a print book and online database that will include 1,000-plus fashion businesses, brands and profiles of businesses and fashion professionals in the D.C., Virginia and Maryland areas. There will be a launch party on Sept. 9 at the Renaissance Dupont Circle from 6-9 p.m. You can preorder the book and RSVP to the event here.
Museum Fall Estate Sale
Visit the Claude Moore Colonial Farm in McLean on Sept. 12 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. to shop the fall estate sale. Shoppers can expect to find furniture, vintage clothing and accessories, an array of housewares, toys and even wall art. The proceeds from the sale will benefit the Claude Moore Colonial Farm’s programs and services. For more information, click here.
Soft Surroundings Grand Opening
On Sept. 18, Soft Surroundings will open in Fairfax Corner. The store will be opening its second Virginia location; the first is in Upperville. As Senior Vice President of Retail Danny Boddy explains, shoppers can expect to find overall sophistication through apparel and home items. “We offer beautiful apparel, luxurious bedding, French-inspired furniture and beauty solutions, all hand-chosen for today’s busy woman,” he says.
As part of Scottish Heritage Weekend in Old Town Alexandria, there will be an 18th-century Scottish fashion show on Sept. 19 at 10 a.m., which will take place at the Carlyle House Historic Park. There will be refreshments provided during the event, which will be followed by a highland dance and Scottish Celtic concert. For more information about the event, please visit the website.