On Sale: Week of Sept. 2
By — Janet Bennett Kelly,
Buys for brides
An era officially comes to an end with the closing of Chevy Chase Bridal. The business begun 35 years ago by Washington retail legend Harriet Kassman will close in early October. Until then, discounts on bridal gowns, bridesmaids dresses, veils and other accessories will start at 30 to 50 percent off and increase until the doors are shuttered. A Rosa Clara “Emile” gown for $4,280 is $2,140. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. 5300 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-363-9301. www.chevychase bridal.com .
Mark your calendar for the annual Lemon Sale at North Arlington’s Company Flowers & Gifts, Too. Sip free lemonade while shopping for finds among merchandise that has stayed a little too long. A Lilly Pulitzer insulated cooler with corkscrew and bottle opener, originally $37.50, is $18. A faux three-inch-high copper rectangular pot for $7.50 is $3.50. Sept. 13-15, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 2107 N. Pollard St. 703-525-3062; www.company flowers.com .
It’s never too late to get organized. Find ways to de-clutter economically at the Container Store’s yearly shelving sale. Stow backpacks and handbags in your entryway with four connecting enamel steel cubes that form a locker that’s about 62 inches high and 14 square inches. It’s reduced from $392.93 to $294.68. Through Oct. 14. At area stores and www.containerstore.com .
For deep discounts on furniture, stake out RoomStore’s liquidation sale. See www.roomstore.com for a list of locations throughout Maryland and Virginia.
— Janet Bennett Kelly