“Portfolio in Motion” Student Fashion Show
Themed as Cosmic Dreaming, come get your fashion fill at Marymount University’s annual “Portfolio in Motion” Student Fashion Show. The show will take place on May 2 at 8 p.m. in the Rose Bente Lee Center on the university’s Main Campus. Don’t miss Tadashi Shoji being honored as Designer of the Year as he’s inspired by all the talented artists of the future.
2807 North Glebe Road, Arlington; marymount.edu
Ann Taylor’s Spring/Summer 2013 Campaign
This month make your way to Tysons Galleria for Ann Taylor’s Spring/Summer 2013 campaign, featuring a capsule collection co-designed by brand ambassador Kate Hudson.
2001 International Drive, McLean; tysonsgalleria.com
Adore Bishop Boutique and its unique selection of runway-featured footwear and classic accessories? Mention NVM to save 15 percent on any one item this month.
815-B King St., Alexandria; bishopboutique.com
FLOW Blow Dry & Beauty Bar
Rocking beautiful locks can go a long way this spring. Check out the new salon FLOW Blow Dry & Beauty Bar, where mentioning NVM will save you $5 on blow dry services in May.
11700 Plaza America Drive, Suite 130, Reston; flowblowdrybar.com
Misguided Angels “Model Makeover Day”
Misguided Angels is hosting a “Model Makeover Day” on May 11. Purchase your model package for half off now, and receive hair styling and a makeup application along with a photo session, featuring photos that will bring out the star in you. Select any outfit of your choosing for your close-up, and purchase it at a 25-percent discount. Even better, save an additional 15 percent when you mention NVM. Call or email the store to secure your spot today!
22855 Brambleton Plaza, Suite 105, Ashburn; email@example.com
Fashion stylist Ariella Faith wants to make NoVA look fabulous this summer. During May our readers receive one free hour when scheduling a styling session with mentions of NVM.
An American in Paris
Mention seeing An American in Paris in our Buyer’s Resource section, save 20 percent at the shop in April.
11225 King St., Suite 1, Alexandria; anamericaninparisoldtown.com
Birthday Savings at Zoe Boutique
You won’t want to miss birthday savings at Zoe Boutique. April 5-7, save 20 percent on everything in-store, plus enjoy refreshments, gift card giveaways and more. Can’t make it to the birthday bash? Mention this listing, and get 15 percent off throughout April!
130 S. Union St., Alexandria; shopatzoe.com
Pre-wedding Pampering Party *Updated 4/9/13
Bloomingdale’s Pre-Wedding Pampering Party will be held
April 18 May 23 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. NOTE: The event was moved since we printed our April issue. Brides-to-be and guests, enjoy an evening of pampering as you discover everything needed for a dream wedding. RSVP to Allison Starks at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bloomingdale’s Tysons Corner Center; shoptysons.com
Childhelp Fashion Show *Postponed to Fall
Join Bloomingdale’s for the Childhelp Fashion Show. Enjoy an afternoon of fashion, fun and philanthropy to benefit abused and neglected kids.
Tysons Corner Center, 3rd floor; childhelp.org
3 Sisters is offering 15 percent off their entire inventory in April, except TOMS, when customers mention NoVA Mag.
213 King St., Alexandria; facebook.com/shop3sisters
Spring Spa Week
Spring Spa Week returns April 15-April 21. Enjoy $50 services from dozens of top spas throughout the DMV.
Lou Lou Boutique
Lou Lou Boutique is offering Web savings in April. Use code NOVAMAG20 to save 20 percent on $30 spent or more, plus get free shipping with $50+ spent.
Multiple NoVA locations; loulouboutiques.com
South Moon Under
South Moon Under is offering 10 percent off April purchases with NoVA mag mentions.
Multiple NoVA locations; southmoonunder.com
Periwinkle Boutique is offering all readers 20 percent off during the month of April at any of the store’s locations when they mention seeing the store in NoVA mag. Also, receive 20 percent off at Periwinkle’s online shop when you use the promo code: NOVA.
1557 Potomac Greens Drive, Alexandria; periwinkleshop.com
In honor of the store’s birthday, Bellacara will give readers 15 percent off any Jouer Cosmetics item in March at the original Alexandria location.
1000 King St., Alexandria; 703-299-9652; bellacara.com
THE NEST EGG
The Nest Egg is having a spring cleaning rug sale for NVM readers. Save 15 percent on all rugs from Dash & Albert, Company C and Surya. Valid on in-stock and special-order rugs during the month of March.
11940 Grand Commons Ave., Fairfax; 703-988-0944; shopthenestegg.com
At Undeniable Boutique in March, buy one item and get 50 percent off a second item of equal or lesser value. Offer applies to regular-priced merchandise, cannot be combined with other offers/promotions and may only be redeemed once per household.
11891 Grand Commons Ave., Fairfax; 703-327-4417; undeniableboutique.com
DURO OLOWU’S CAPSULE COLLECTION FOR J.C. PENNEY
Nigerian London-based designer Duro Olowu’s capsule collection for J.C. Penney hits stores in March—finally!—with items inspired by his colorful Spring ’13 ready-to-wear collection, each costing just $10-$100.
At D.C.-based knitwear gem DeNada Designs during March, save 20 percent off your entire online purchase by using the code NOVA20 at checkout.
Current Boutique is helping readers stock up for spring. Mention NoVA mag, get 10 percent off items in stores. currentboutique.com
Zoe Boutique is taking 20 percent off any purchases next month, April 5-7, during its anniversary sale, but mention NoVA Mag, and you’ll save 25 percent.
130 S. Union St., Alexandria; 571-970-6324; shopatzoe.com
RESTON TOWN CENTER
Take your sweetie to Reston Town Center on Valentine’s Day from 4-8 p.m. for a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride around the center. It will cost only $5 per person, and children ages 5 and under ride free with an adult. All proceeds benefit a local charity.
11900 Market St., Reston; 703-476-9377
GOSSIP ON 23RD
Bring this mag to Gossip on 23rd, and receive 20 percent off your whole purchase throughout February.
566 23rd St. S, Arlington; 703-920-1498
Celebrate President’s Day at Zoe Boutique, and get 20 percent off one full-price item in the store during its weekend sale.
130 S. Union St., Alexandria; 571-970-6324; shopatzoe.com
Score amazing discounts from the Alexandria boutiques during The Old Town Boutique District Warehouse Sale on Feb. 2 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Limited free parking is available.
101 Callahan Drive, Alexandria; oldtownboutiquedistrict.comwh-sale
APPLE SEED MATERNITY AND BABY BOUTIQUE
For all you trendy mamas-to-be, mention NoVA Mag to Apple Seed Maternity and Baby Boutique, and get 10 percent off your total purchase during February.
115 S. Columbus St., Alexandria; 703-535-5446
DeNada Designs is offering 10 percent off to readers online and in-showroom this month.
52 O St. NW, Suite 302, Washington D.C.; 202-361-6507; denadadesign.com
KIRNA ZABETE / NINE WEST
Ladies, mark your calendars. Kirna Zabete, which recently teamed up with Target, will unveil a capsule collection for Nine West this month, online and in Nine West and Kirna Zabete stores.
PRABAL GURUNG FOR TARGET
February also promises to be huge at Target. Prabal Gurung for Target—dress like Sarah Jessica Parker with clothes, $20-$200; and accessories, shoes and jewelry, $13-$40—will arrive in stores and online Feb. 10.
Mention NoVA mag when you visit the new Langford Market at Mosaic District this month, and receive $50 off a $100 purchase.
2905 District Ave., Suite 135, Fairfax; langfordmarket.com
RED BARN MERCANTILE
Settling into your abode? Don’t miss the White Sale at Red Barn Mercantile, offering 20 percent off all bedding from designers like John Robshaw, Pine Cone Hill, Matteo Home and Mia + Finn throughout January. Even better, mention NoVA mag to score a free standard size down pillow with any bedding purchase of $200 or more.
1117 King St., Alexandria; redbarnmercantile.com
Just because the holidays are over doesn’t mean it’s time to neglect those nails. Besides, locally led Coco Rae has a new nail color collection ladies are sure to love, and we’ve snagged everyone a special deal. Use the code NOVA10 to score 10 percent off in January.
THE WOMEN’S CLUB FITNESS CENTER AND DAY SPA
Get crackin’ on those resolutions with a discount from The Women’s Club Fitness Center and Day Spa. NoVA mag readers have the opportunity to experience one month of membership for free, including free childcare, a personal training session and unlimited access to the over 50 group exercise classes offered each week. Membership for local residents age 25 or older must begin by Jan. 31—first-timers only. Deal may not be combined with any other offer or discount.
14175 Sullyfield Circle, Chantilly; 703-817-0700
ATHLETA-RESTON TOWN CENTER
Readers are also invited to get fit enjoying free crunching, stretching and toning classes, plus fun group activities like Cardio Happy Hour, at Athleta-Reston Town Center.
11900 Market St., Reston; athleta.com; Tuesdays, 6-7 p.m.
TARGET and NEIMAN MARCUS
The capsule collection of all capsule collections debuts Dec. 1 at Target, Neiman Marcus and the stores’ websites when 50-plus items, each averaging less than $60, from 24 of the hottest high-end designers go on sale. That’s everything from apparel and accessories to home goods, sporting goods and electronics from Alice & Olivia, Brian Atwood, Marchesa, Marc Jacobs, Rag & Bone, Jason Wu and more.
THE CHRISTMAS ATTIC
Celebrate the season making your own ornaments at the Bead It Party at The Christmas Attic on Dec. 8. And Dec. 1-24, look for an advent calendar to be displayed on the store’s exterior—with a new painting unveiled each night.
125 S. Union St., Alexandria; christmasattic.com
THE FASHION CENTER AT PENTAGON CITY
The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City is decking the halls with holiday cheer. Through Dec. 24, bring the kids for photos with Santa (see website for details); Dec. 2, from 6-8 p.m., score pet snaps with Saint Nick; and Dec. 6, 6-9:30 p.m., during its Passport to Luxury event, enter to win luxe giveaways with select $100 purchases.
1100 South Hayes St., Arlington; fashioncentrepentagon.com
SERENITY DAY SPA
Feeling stressed? Serenity Day Spa is here to help. Embrace its Holiday Recovery Package ($350), including an organic anti-oxidant facial, an 80-minute aromatherapy massage, a citrus spa mani and peppermint spa pedi, plus spa lunch.
Alexandria, Washington, D.C., Herndon; serenitygift.com
Save at Undeniable Boutique this month with mag mentions. Buy one item, take 50 percent off a second item of equal or lesser value. Sale items excluded; one promotional discount per household.
11891 Grand Commons Ave., Fairfax; undeniableboutique.com
Undeniable Boutiqe is offering readers the opportunity to take $15 off any full-price item in the store throughout November. Limit one coupon per household. Cannot be combined with other discounts and promotions.
11891 Grand Commons Ave., Fairfax; 703-327-4417; undeniableboutique.com
OLD TOWN BOUTIQUE DISTRICT
This Black Friday, Nov. 23, instead of tackling the traffic and crowds at area malls, shop the season’s best sales at locally owned stores in Alexandria’s Old Town Boutique District. The City of Alexandria is offering free parking throughout the day at meters as well as city-owned and –operated garages and parking lots, which are opening early to coincide with early shop openings (at 6 a.m.). And for the first time, shoppers are invited to preview deals.
Old Town Alexandria; oldtownboutiquedistrict.com
THE SHOE HIVE
At The Shoe Hive on Black Friday, score 30 percent off from 6-8 a.m., 20 percent off from 8-10 a.m. and then 10 percent off the rest of the day.
127 S. Fairfax St., Alexandria; 703-548-7105; store.theshoehive.com
Shop at the Alexandria Bloomers on Black Friday and mention NoVA mag to receive a free Commando boyshort or thong with your purchase—available while supplies last.
924 King St., Alexandria; 571-312-0852; shopbloomers.com
W Salon is celebrating the newest addition to their product line, the ZenCastle collection, and is throwing a party on Nov. 10 from 7-10 p.m. Attend and enjoy a zen experience filled with product samples, wine, cheese and 20 percent off ZenCastle purchases by mentioning NoVA mag.
6025 Burke Centre Parkway, Burke; 703-250-0800; wsalonva.com
Gathering inspiration from the upcoming film adaptation of “Anna Karenina,” Banana Republic has developed its holiday capsule collection, to debut in October, both in stores and online. Expect romantic lavishness with a modern twist. bananarepublic.com
SAKS FIFTH AVENUE
In the store’s continued effort to help end cancer, Saks Fifth Avenue is kicking off its annual Key to the Cure campaign this month. Saks will donate two percent of its October clothing sales to the Dana Farber’s Women’s Cancers Program. 2051 International Drive, McLean; 703-761-0700
Dermelect Cosmeceuticals is benefiting Cosmetic Executive Women–Cancer & Careers, a nonprofit that helps empower working women with cancer. Thirty percent of net proceeds from Dermelect’s Provocative nail color sales this month will be donated to the nonprofit. dermelect.com
Madisonbelle will kick off its yearly fall fashion event on Oct. 18 (5 p.m.) during Leesburg’s Girls Night Out, with festivities, including trunk shows by clothing designer Velvet and avindy jewelry, running through Oct. 20. 5 Loudoun St. SE, Leesburg; 703-443-1790
Anna Dello Russo, fashion director, Vogue Japan, is collaborating with H&M on an “over-the-top” accessories array due Oct 4. hm.com
Bishop Boutique in Old Town Alexandria will celebrate its first anniversary during the first weekend in October with special sales and other fun. bishopboutique.com
PRETTY PEOPLE VINTAGE & MODERN
First-time customers of Old Town’s Pretty People Vintage & Modern who mention this issue will score 25 percent off. prettypeoplevintage.com
For the first time ever, the City of Alexandria is officially joining the international celebration Fashion’s Night Out on Sept. 6 (6 p.m.-11 p.m., shopping until 10 p.m.). Toast the fashion, culture and lifestyle unique to the lovable area, enjoying trunk shows, fashion shows, one-night-only sales, VIP sightings, complimentary beverages and bites, etc., at more than 80 businesses from Old Town to Del Ray.
ALL ACCESS FASHION
Designed to allow guests to witness the excitement and energy of the cutting-edge fashion collections found at Tysons Galleria, the mall hosts All Access Fashion, a three-day fashion and trend event from Sept. 27-29. Enjoy runway shows highlighting the hottest Fall/Winter 2012/2013 fashions, exciting in-store events and celeb appearances, with at least 10 percent of participating stores’ proceeds benefiting Make-A-Wish.
Tysons Galleria, 2001 International Drive, McLean; allaccessfashion.com
Mention Northern Virginia Magazine at Hysteria, and receive 10 percent off during September—sale items excluded.
125 S. Fairfax St., Alexandria; 703-548-1615; shophysteria.com
Mention NVM at Soria’s Closet in September, and get 10 percent off your total.
7013-B Manchester Blvd., Alexandria; 703-373-3899; soriascloset.com
NICOLE RICHIE FOR MACY’S
Look for the star’s boho-chic Impulse collection in stores as well as online mid-month.
and Durham Furniture unveil 10 pieces inspired by Washington’s cupola this month.
Appleseed Boutique [115 S. Columbus St., Alexandria, appleseedboutique.com] is offering readers 10 percent off your entire purchase throughout August.
Mention the magazine at Betsey [102 W. Washington St., Middleburg, betseyshop.com] and receive 10 percent off one item during the month of August (sale items excluded).
Throughout the month of August receive 10 percent off your entire purchase when you mention the magazine at Ooh La Lara [10409 Main St., Fairfax, shopoohlalara.com].
Mention NoVA mag and receive 15 percent off your entire purchase at 3 Sisters, [213 King St., Alexandria, shop3sisters.com]—offer excludes Vera Bradley and Brighton.
Madisonbelle [5 Loudoun St. SE, Leesburg, 703-443-1790, madisonbelle.com] is offering 15 percent off all clothing and jewelry during the month of August.
Pear Tree Cottage [130 Maple Ave., Vienna, thepeartreecottage.com] is offering 20 percent off home decor for readers during the month of August.