If home improvements are on your fall agenda, head to next weekend’s (Friday-Sunday) sale at Ekster Antiques to scout out Belgian and Scandinavian-style new and vintage furniture and accessories in an 8,000-square-foot former dairy barn. Items range from a mercury glass votive for $6 to a 78-inch-diameter dining table priced at $1,500. 10 a.m-5 p.m. Sept. 2-4. 38532 Pheasant Hill Lane, Hamilton, Va., 540-454-2944. www.eksterantiques.com.
Through Labor Day, pastel shirts with rounded point collars in Hugh & Crye’s Oxford Cloth Button Down collection, originally $85, will be $65. Cotton and silk ties are also marked down from $55 to $39. www.hughandcrye.com
(Courtesy of Macy's) - Tweed dress by Karl Lagerfeld for Impulse at Macy's
Macy’s has collaborated with hotshot Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld on a 35-plus-piece collection of women’s clothing, which will be sold in stores and online beginning Aug. 31. Dresses, jackets and T-shirts are priced from $50 to $170. A tweed sheath dress with high collar is $129. At area Macy’s and
Fans of contemporary furniture can snag up to 60 percent off sofas, chairs and tables during Bo Concept’s semi-annual floor sample sale, through Aug. 31. Check individual store Web sites for availability. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday at 3342 M St. NW, 202-333-5656. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday at Tysons Galleria, 1763U International Dr., McLean, 703-556-4444. www.boconcept.us
— Janet Bennett Kelly