Annual Sidewalk Sale Deals - The Party is On at TSALT!

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Annual Sidewalk Sale Deals - The Party is On at TSALT!

I’m sure many of you have marked your calendar already for the season’s major retail event in Alexandria - the Annual Sidewalk Sale. This bargain hunter’s dream has grown over the years to epic proportions. What used to be only a few savvy stores rallying shoppers to come and take part in deeply marked down summer merchandise has grown to over 50 boutiques throughout Old Town AND Del Ray! It’s pretty impressive when you think about it and proving again how Alexandria has earned it’s spot as the DC region’s Shop Small headquarters.

I’m sure many of you have marked your calendar already for the season’s major retail event in Alexandria - the Annual Sidewalk Sale. This bargain hunter’s dream has grown over the years to epic proportions. What used to be only a few savvy stores rallying shoppers to come and take part in deeply marked down summer merchandise has grown to over 50 boutiques throughout Old Town AND Del Ray! It’s pretty impressive when you think about it and proving again how Alexandria has earned it’s spot as the DC region’s Shop Small headquarters.



Whether you are planning on making it to the sale this weekend or not, it’s always fun to get peek the deals. The ladies at TSALT have been getting the racks ready with the brands you already know along with the unique brands that keep TSALT a destination for European and Indie collections.  Each season TSALT selects a few unique labels that act as 'market tests'. Occasionally these collections get picked up for another season but more often than not, these are one and done moments. While Alexandrians are typically more classic with their style, there’s plenty of women who love the more unique bend of indie brands.  What does this mean to shoppers? The Sidewalk Sale is where most of these indie collections get purged. If you are in the market for either unique pieces or staple items, you’ll want to get over to TSALT this week and check out the back two sale rooms that are full of unheard of deals. 



Have you happened on any of the tops and dresses from C/MEO Collective during a visit to TSALT? This is an Australian brand that prides itself on experimental designs to dictate future taste. Their directional prints, premium fabrics and bold silhouettes, set them apart as one of the fashion forward collection at TSALT.  Ba&sh may be a little more familiar to the well seasoned shopper. However, if you haven’t discovered this French label yet, it’s another design duo that consists of best friends who want to bring their dream wardrobe to life and share it with other women like themselves who work and have children. This lends the fabrics to never feel itchy and shapes that are never tight - designed to make women feel comfortable and beautiful.

It never hurts to get a jump on a mega sale. If I were you, I’d make a visit this week and scout your favorite pieces with some proper time and attention to what fits along with the best selection before the mayhem ensues. I’ve seen the tag slashing…let’s just say, Whaaaaaaaat????