During the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale beginning Friday, new fall clothing, shoes and accessories from brands including Marc Jacobs, Rachel Zoe, Rag & Bone, Chloe, Michael Kors, Stuart Weitzman, Rebecca Minkoff, Kate Spade, Via Spiga, Cole Haan and Theory will be sold at discount prices for two weeks. A Boss Black blue wool suit will be $499.90. After Aug. 6, it will go up to $795. In addition, look for beauty specials from MAC, Smashbox, NARS, Bobbi Brown and La Mer. At area stores and www.nordstrom.com.
Here comes the bridal sample sale at Hitched Salon. Gowns from Amsale, Christos, Lela Rose, Judd Waddell, Anna Maier and Modern Trousseau will be marked down 40 to 80 percent. Prices start at $500, with the majority of dresses selling for about $1,000. Most gowns can be viewed on Hitched Salon’s Web site, so take a peek and arrive early for the best selection. Appointments are not necessary, but RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thursday, 5-8 p.m. 1523 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 202-333-6162. www.hitchedsalon.com.
Fibre Space, a yarn and knitting/crochet supply shop that offers classes, is toasting its third year in business. Snag a button from the store’s grab bag to get 10 to 30 percent off products or a free canvas tote or T-shirt. Discounts do not apply to services. Sunday, noon-6 p.m. 102 N. Fayette St., Alexandria, 703-664-0344. www.fibrespace.com.
And, Ann fans, take note, a new Ann Taylor concept store has opened in Tysons Galleria.