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Alexandria Retailers Unite for Week of Deals, Discounts and Free Gifts


The October 10-18 Boutique Week Features 50 Reasons to Shop in Alexandria for Clothes, Accessories, Jewelry and Home Décor Plus a Chance to Win a One-Night Stay at a Boutique Hotel



Alexandria, VA (September 30, 2009) – For nine days in October, Alexandria’s Boutique Week will offer 50 more reasons to shop in Alexandria. From Saturday, October 10, through Sunday, October 18, retailers throughout the city will offer discounts and complimentary gifts with visit or purchase of clothing, accessories, home décor, art, food and wine. Even the dog can get a deal.


A full list of Boutique Week offers and a downloadable entry form can be found at


Sampling of the deals offered during Alexandria Boutique Week:


  • Free gift with purchase at Hysteria and The Shoe Hive
  • 10% off purchase and free gift at Mint Condition, a new, upscale consignment boutique
  • 15% off purchase at Apple Seed Maternity and Baby Boutique
  • 10% off $75 purchase at Bloomers, an underwear, loungewear and sleepwear boutique
  • 20% off purchase at Monday’s Child, a children’s boutique selling classic clothes
  • Free gift with $25 purchase at Elinor Coleman Vintage Mirage, a vintage clothing and jewelry boutique featuring items from the Victorian era to the present
  • Free gift with $100 purchase at Treat


Beauty and Accessories

  • 15% off jewelry at The Antique Guild
  • 10% off purchase and free jewelry cleaning at Lawrence Miller & Co.
  • 15% off Longchamp handbags, luggage and accessories at Embellishments of Alexandria
  • Free goodie bag of deluxe-size samples with $50 purchase at Bellacara, a bath and body care boutique


Home Décor

  • Free gift with $100 purchase at Red Barn Mercantile
  • 25% off sale items at Decorium Gift & Home
  • 20% off entire store at Conrad’s Furniture Gallery


Art and History

  • $10 off original artwork at The Art League Gallery
  • 10% off purchases of $50 or more at Arts Afire Glass Studio
  • 20% off purchase at the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum Store and at the Historic Alexandria History Center and Museum Store
  • Free gift with $15 purchase at The Virginia Shop


Food and Wine

  • Spend $30 at ACKC in Del Ray and get a $15 gift card
  • 50% off second entrée or 20% off retail purchase at Grape + Bean
  • 15% off purchase of $50 at La Cuisine, The Cook’s Resource
  • 10% off any bulk candy purchase at The Sugar Cube



  • 15% off on one pound our more assorted gourmet dog biscuits or buy two 14 oz. bags of Zanadoo dog biscuits get one free at Chateau Animaux
  • 15% off dog costumes at Barkley Square



Along with the Boutique Week specials, one lucky shopper with walk away with a grand prize shopping package worth over $1,000 and includes a one-night stay at the Morrison House hotel, located in historic Old Town Alexandria, and an Alexandria shopping spree.


To be eligible for the drawing, download the entry form from and get it stamped by at five of the participating retailers. The form must be submitted by Sunday, October 18, in one of three ways: (1) drop off flyer at participating shops or at the (2) Alexandria Visitor Center at Ramsay House at 221 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; or (3) mail to ACVA at 421 King Street, Suite 300, Alexandria, VA 22314.



About Alexandria, Virginia

Located within eyesight of Washington, DC, historic and charming Alexandria, VA, is the perfect fall getaway destination. From boutique shopping able to satisfy the serious shopper's search for designer clothes, shoes, antiques and home décor combined with  restaurants led by chefs eager to make their mark with the freshest, local ingredients, along with a thriving art s
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