Haven’t got a gift for Dad yet? Pop into Strosniders for a pair of Channel Lock pliers reduced from $17.99 to $11.99 and put them in a 13-inch toolbox selling for $5.99. Or how about an oscillating sprinkler with a timer for $15.99, down from $24.99? You know how Dad is about his lawn. Through June. At area Strosniders stores in Silver Spring, Bethesda and Potomac.
Nordstrom’s Half-Yearly Men’s Sale has begun. The goods go fast, so get a move on to save on a selection of brands and styles, including Cole Haan, Converse, Ecco, Faconnable, Hickey Freeman, Sperry Top-Sider and Ted Baker. At area Nordstrom stores and nordstrom.com.
Get Dad to swim with a snazzy pair of beach water shorts. Paddle shorts and board shorts in patterns and solid colors are selling for $29.99, down from $49.95. Save on swimsuits for women, too, and more during Eddie Bauer’s Ultimate Sale, ending July 10. At area stores in Tysons Corner, Fair Oaks and Columbia Mall and eddiebauer.com.
Periwinkle celebrates the summer solstice with a store-wide sale. Jeans brands such as Hudson, Level 99 and AG that sell between $100 and $200 will be marked down 25 percent, as will Shoshanna and Plenty by Tracy Reese frocks. June 21. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. 1557 Potomac Greens Dr., Alexandria, 703-519-5242; and 4150 Campbell Ave. #104, Arlington 703-379-5242. periwinkleshop.com.
— Janet Bennett Kelly