Get a jump on your holiday shopping while keeping it local at these shops and boutiques.
All That Glitters
Opening 8 a.m. on Black Friday, All That Glitters will hold raffles, prizes for the first 15 customers and deals on name-brand products, including 50 percent off retired Vera Bradley products, 25 percent off jewelry and a free jewelry box with purchase of $75 of Brighton products. The sale lasts through Sunday. // All That Glitters: 7144 Main St., Clifton
Opening under regular business hours at 10 a.m., the furniture store will offer 15 percent off blue-tag clearance items, $100 off other select items, $50 off every $500 spent on select collections and 15 percent off in-stock rugs and accessories. // Belfort Furniture: 22250 Shaw Road, Sterling
For the only time this year, Bellacara will offer shoppers 20 percent off high-end cosmetics storewide from 6-8 a.m. After 8 a.m., the sale drops to 15 percent off and 10 percent after 10 a.m. until close. // Bellacara: 1000 King St, Alexandria
The women’s fashion boutique that offers a selection of shoes, handbags and accessories will hold a sale of 30 percent off all products from 6-8 a.m. and 20 percent off from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. A presale begins Nov. 18 with 30 percent markdowns. // Bishop Boutique: 815-B King St., Alexandria
The Shoe Hive and The Hive
The locally owned shoe and accessory store, along with its sister clothing store, The Hive, will kick off its annual Black Friday sale with 30 percent off the entire store from 6-8 a.m., 20 percent off from 8-10 a.m. and 10 percent off from 10 a.m. until close. // The Shoe Hive: 127 S. Fairfax St., Alexandria; The Hive: 301 Cameron St., Alexandria
Black Friday and Small Business Saturday in Old Town Alexandria
On Black Friday, nearly 50 Old Town shops and businesses will offer special discounts on fashion, food, home decor, children’s toys and pet products, some starting as early as 6 a.m. The city will provide free parking at metered spaces, and there will be a tree lighting ceremony at Market Square with carolers and a visit from Santa. For those who can’t make (or don’t want to make) Black Friday, Old Town will also host Small Business Saturday on Nov. 26. Participating stores will offer exclusive discounts and deals, and music performances will take place up and down King Street while the Elf Patrol gives away prizes to shoppers.