On Sale: Fine art and high-concept fashion
By — Janet Kelly,
Celebrate A Mano’s 18th anniversary and sale Wednesday and Thursday. At this once-a-year event, the store’s name brands, including crystal craftsman William Yeoward and jeweler Meredith Frederick, are discounted by 20 percent, as is the handmade Italian pottery. A leaded crystal Yeoward vase, originally $225, will be $180. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, party hours 6-8 p.m. both days. 1677 Wisconsin Ave. N.W., 202-298-7200 and amano.bz.
Score one-of-a-kind gifts from the studio artists of Arlington’s Lee Arts Center at the Annual Show and Sale on Sunday. The 1920s elementary school converted to a community cultural center will display the work of artists, including Klaudia Levin, Joe Roeben, Lehrer Danze, Yoshiko Ratliff and Thien Nguyen. Noon-4 p.m. 5722 Lee Highway, Arlington, 703-228-0560 and www.arlingtonarts.org.
Fans of high fashion, take note. Mass market retailer H&M’s latest collaboration with Belgian fashion label Martin Margiela will be in D.C. beginning Thursday. The collection consists of re-editions of iconic pieces for men and women from the brand’s 23-year history, each one labeled with its original season. The more than 100 items will be priced from $12.95 to $399. Keep your eye out for oversized pea coats, asymmetrical dresses, chunky knits and whimsical accessories. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-6 Sunday. 1025 F St., N.W., 855-466-7467.