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Come to Old Town Boutiques Alexandria June 11 – 13th For Sales, Gifts And Events

Members of The Old Town Boutique District are welcoming summer with three days of sales, gifts and events. Stop by participating stores June 11, 12 and 13 for special discounts, gifts with purchase and other fun. “These are the longest days of the year,” says Elizabeth Todd, owner of The Shoe Hive. “What better way to use the extra daylight than to shop at one of the region’s coolest shopping destinations?”

The Old Town Boutique District is a collection of 28 independent, locally-owned businesses located within walking distance of each other in historic Alexandria. Located just outside Washington, D.C. and easily accessible to the King Street Metro, these Old Town merchants offer a unique shopping experience. Shoppers can find everything from home décor items, fashion, jewelry, beauty items, children’s apparel and gifts.

Old Town Alexandria

Events and discounts include designer trunk shows at The Shoe Hive and The Full Cup, story times and craft classes for children at Hooray for Books, pick your own discounts at Monday’s Child and Pink and Brown, discounts on summer clothes at Treat, Gossypia and Apple Seed, free gifts with purchase from Arts Afire, The Christmas Attic and The Little Monogram Shop, free interior design consultations at Red Barn Mercantile, tastings at The Sugar Cube and free coffee at Grape + Bean, and chances to win classes from Fibre Space and La Cuisine.

Other participating merchants include:

Apple Seed, 703.535.5446, 115 S. Columbus Street, www.appleseedboutique.com
Arts Afire, 703.838.9785, 1117 King Street, www.artsafire.com
Bellacara, 703.299.9652, 1000 King Street, www.bellacara.com
Bloomers, 571.312.0852, 924 King Street, www.shopbloomers.com
Diva, 703.683.1022, 116 S. Pitt Street, www.divaboutiqueva.com
Fibre Space, 703.664.0344, 102 North Fayette Street, www.fibrespace.com
Fitness on the Run, 703.299.9333, 109 S. Alfred Street, www.fitnessontherun.net
Gossypia, 703.836-6969, 325 Cameron Street, www.gossypia.com
Grape + Bean, 703.664.0214, 118 South Royal Street, www.grapeandbean.com
Hooray for Books, 703.548.4092, 1555 King Street, www.hooray4books.com
Hysteria, 703.548.1615, 125 S. Fairfax Street, www.shophysteria.com
Imperfections, 703.837.1670, 1210 King Street
La Cuisine, 703.836.4435, 323 Cameron Street, www.lacuisineus.com
Lauren B Gallery, 703.535.7880, 1316 King Street
Lawrence Miller & Co, 703.548.0659, 121 S. Royal Street, www.lawrencedmiller.com
Little Monogram Shop, 703.549.3777, 106 ½ N. Columbus Street, www.thelittlemonogramshop.net
Mint Condition, 703.836.6468, 114 S. Royal Street, www.shopmintcondition.com
Monday’s Child, 703.548.3505, 218 N. Lee Street, www.Mondayschildofalexandria.com
Mystique Jewelers, 703.836.1401, 211 The Strand, www.mystiquejewelers.com
Periwinkle, 703.519.5242, 1557 Potomac Greens Drive, www.periwinkleshop.com
Pink & Brown, 703.684.1050, 1212 King Street, www.pinkandbrownboutique.com
Red Barn Mercantile, 703.838.0355, 113 S. Columbus Street, www.redbarnmercantile.com
Stanton Gallery, 703.299.3055, 121 S. Royal Street, www.stantonjewelry.com
The Christmas Attic, 703.548.2829, 125 S. Union Street, www.christmasattic.com
The Full Cup, 703.836.9441, 218 N. Lee Street, Suite 206, www.thefullcup.com
The Shoe Hive, 703.548.7105, 127 S. Fairfax Street, www.theshoehive.com
The Sugar Cube, 703.548.2868, 210 N. Lee Street, www.sugarcubesweets.com
Treat, 703.535.3294, 103 S. St. Asaph Street, www.shoptreat.com

To learn more about the Old Town Boutique District or to join its mailing list, visit www.OldTownBoutiqueDistrict.com.

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