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Coming Soon: the Return of 116 King Pop-Up

Coming Soon: the Return of 116 King Pop-Up

If you shed a fear tears when the 116 King Holiday Pop-up shop shuttered its doors in December, happy days are here again! This March, the store will re-open with a seasonal twist and a slew of new brands and designers to tempt you. The thing is, we don’t know what will be featured this […]

Alexandria Restaurant Week: Where to Dine

Alexandria Restaurant Week: Where to Dine

This Friday kicks off the 2017 winter edition of Alexandria Restaurant Week. For 10 days, diners are invited to satisfy their hunger at 70 restaurants in all Alexandria neighborhoods, including Old Town. It’s a time for local chefs to shine, and for folks to visit old favorites and discover new gems. Browse through the online […]

Tips to Score Big at the Alexandria Warehouse Sale

Tips to Score Big at the Alexandria Warehouse Sale

This Saturday marks the 12th Annual Alexandria Boutique Warehouse Sale. Every year the sale gets bigger and better. We are returning to the Westin Alexandria, located off Duke Street inside the Carlyle section of Old Town. We couldn’t have asked for a better spot. The ballroom is spacious, which means more savings available for you! […]

Pantone Color of the Year: Greenery

Pantone Color of the Year: Greenery

Pantone has spoken and the color for 2017 is…Greenery. I admit, I was reluctant to get excited by this burst of bright green, but it has definitely grown on me. Especially on gloomy, winter days where I long for the freshness of spring. As our boutiques start clearing out their shelves and racks of winter […]

Snow Day Snow Wear

Snow Day Snow Wear

Heading out for a weekend of snow fun? Whether you are looking to hit the slopes or planning to warm up by the fire with coco, you’ll want to bundle up. And if you’re spending the day out in the sun and weather, you’ll want to take extra special care of your skin. See our […]

Learn Something New in the New Year

Learn Something New in the New Year

January can be refreshing as it marks the beginning of a new year and signals a fresh start. However, it can be a bit stressful for some folks as the pressure to make resolutions and stick to them mounts up. I used to fall in the latter category and ended up being too grand with my aspirations. […]

New Year’s Eve: Glitz, Glam & Yum

New Year’s Eve: Glitz, Glam & Yum

Ring in the New Year with a touch of glamour! We’ve pulled together a chic look that will last you until after midnight in comfort, but still bring plenty of sparkle to the room. If you are hosting, grab some tools and ingredients to throw together your spread with ease. And if you plan to spend […]

On Trend: Look for Fur

On Trend: Look for Fur

Fur (both real and faux) is a huge trend this holiday season. Fur gifts are both luxurious and warm! If you’ve visited our boutiques lately, you may have noticed a number of fur items. Here’s a glimpse of what you can find in the District this month!     1. Faux Fur Leopard Coat Up […]

Boutique District Last Minute Gifts

Boutique District Last Minute Gifts

FOR THE PERSON WITH A GREEN THUMB Grow Your Own Garden – Sustainable Herb Pencils Give a gift of an herbal bouquet with a set of the first plantable, sustainable pencils made of natural sustainable materials (cedar wood, clay & graphite core) where the eraser has been replaced with a seed capsule containing 5 different […]

Boutique District Stocking Stuffers

Boutique District Stocking Stuffers

One of my favorite “chores” each holiday season is putting together fun and thoughtful stockings. I have my staples, but I like to add in something special that I didn’t grab on the way out of CVS. When it comes to finding knick knacks, the shops in the Boutique District definitely deliver. See our round-up […]